The National Board Inspection Code committees meet twice a year, once in January and once in July. The next NBIC meeting is:

  • January 17-20, 2022, The Westgate Hotel, San Diego, California

Additionally, the NBIC committees meet as needed via online conferencing.

For questions, contact


NBIC Meeting Registration

All committee members and visitors who plan to attend in-person or remotely by video conferencing are required to register online. Registration is free. Online registration closes December 31, 4:00 p.m. EST.

If you are attending in-person, register here.

If you are attending remotely, register here.


NBIC Meeting Schedule

(Meetings, times, and rooms are subject to change. Updated 11/4/21)

Date Meeting Time Room Floor
Mon. 1/17 TG Historical Boilers 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Coronet 3rd
  NBIC Executive Committee 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Coronet 3rd
  NR Task Group 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Riviera 3rd
  Interpretations Task Group 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Riviera 3rd
  Coffee Breaks AM/PM Savoy 3rd
Tues. 1/18 SG Inspection 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Regency 2nd
  SG Installation 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Riviera 3rd
  SG Pressure Relief Devices 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Coronet 3rd
  SG Repairs & Alterations 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Versailles Ballroom 2nd
  Coffee Breaks AM/PM Foyer
Wed. 1/19 SC Inspection 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Regency 2nd
  SC Installation 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Riviera 3rd
  SC Pressure Relief Devices 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Coronet 3rd
  SC Repairs & Alterations 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Versailles Ballroom 2nd
  Coffee Breaks AM/PM Foyer
  Evening Reception 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM The Smoking Gun Offsite
Thurs. 1/20 Breakfast 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Le Fontainebleau 2nd
  NBIC Main Committee
Members Only
Executive Session
8:00 AM - 8:25 AM Versailles Ballroom 2nd
  NBIC Main Committee 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Versailles Ballroom 2nd
  Buffet Lunch 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Le Fontainebleau 2nd
  Coffee Breaks AM/PM Foyer 2nd
OTHER NBIC Office   Normandy 2nd


COVID-19 Guidelines

The National Board asks that attendees of the January 2022 NBIC Committee Meetings adhere to the host hotel, city, and state's COVID requirements.

Attendees should click HERE to consult up-to-date information prior to arriving in San Diego.

Current COVID-19 guidelines in San Diego (subject to change):

  • Masks are required on public transit and in schools and healthcare settings.
  • Masks are required for unvaccinated individuals.
  • Businesses have the right to require masks and to ask for proof of vaccination.

Click HERE for the hotel's health and safety highlights.


Hotel Information

The Westgate Hotel
1055 Second Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101


Reserve your room online from the hotel website.

Call 1-800-524-4802 and reference group name: National Board Inspection Code.

  • Each attendee is responsible for his or her own guest room and related charges.
  • The special room rate for NBIC attendees is $209. To secure this rate, reservations must be made by Saturday, December 31, 2021.
  • A valid credit card is required to hold each individual’s reservation. Cancellations will be accepted without penalty if notice is received at least 24 hours prior to arrival.
  • Room rate will be available three days prior and three days after event dates, subject to availability of guest rooms at the time of reservation. Check-in time is 4:00 PM. Checkout time is 12:00 PM.

NBIC Receptions

Sign up to attend through the In-Person Registration above.

  • Wednesday — The Wednesday Night Reception will be hosted offsite at The Smoking Gun, a popular neighborhood bar and restaurant. It’s approximately a 12-minute walk from The Westgate Hotel or a 6-minute drive. This reception is for adults and is not a child-friendly event. View directions HERE.

  • Thursday — All attendees and guests are invited to a complimentary breakfast and lunch, which will be served at the hotel in Le Fontainebleau. Breakfast will be served from 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM. Lunch will be served from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM.

Click on the PLUS sign next to any header below to view additional information.

The Westgate Hotel Highlights
  • Dining: The Westgate Room, located on the first floor, is a fine dining restaurant that serves gourmet breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dress code: smart casual.

    The Plaza Bar, also located on the first floor, was voted “Best Piano Bar” by San Diego Magazine. It serves appetizers, cocktails, and premium wine and spirits.

  • The Pool at Aquavie: This is a heated lap pool located on the roof of the hotel. A hot tub is also on location. The outdoor pool area also features a 1/10th mile running track and three outdoor studios that include treadmills, elliptical machines, stationary bicycles, and circuit training equipment.
  • AquaVie Fitness + Wellness Club: The fitness center is located inside on the lower lobby level. This facility offers treadmills, elliptical machines, free weights, water, fresh fruit, and towels, and can be accessed 24 hours a day with a room key. Spa services are also available.

San Diego International Airport to the Westgate Hotel is approximately a 15-minute cab drive. Taxis depart from the designated taxi zones located at the transit islands on the Arrivals/Baggage Claim Level adjacent to each terminal. All airport taxis accept major credit cards, but some are upon request.

For more information about airport taxi service:

Airport rental car information:

Note: The Westgate Hotel DOES NOT offer a shuttle service to/from the airport.

Points of Interest
  • USS Midway Museum

    The USS Midway is one of America’s longest-serving aircraft carriers of the 20th century. Admission includes more than 60 exhibits, 29 restored aircraft, and a self-guided audio tour that is narrated by Midway sailors. Open 10 AM – 5 PM. (Approximately 10-minute drive from hotel, or 20-minute walk.)

  • Maritime Museum

    The Maritime Museum of San Diego restores, maintains, and operates historic vessels. The museum has one of the world’s finest collections of historic ships, including the world’s oldest active ship, Star of India. Its collection of ships and exhibits are available for daily public tours. Open 9 AM to 8 PM. (Approximately 10-minute drive from hotel, or 25-minute walk.)

  • Seaport Village

    This unique waterfront destination features 17 dining venues and 45 one-of-a-kind shops. (Approximately 10-minute drive from hotel, or 20-minute walk.)

  • Other

    There are many restaurants and venues within walking distance (or a short drive) from the hotel. In addition to Seaport Village, other nearby attractions include: Little Italy and Old Town, the Gaslamp Quarter, and Petco Park – each area offers distinct eateries, sundries, and shopping options. Check with the hotel concierge for area dining/entertainment maps and recommendations.