The Fall 2017 Professional Development Series, which officially launched in the fall, concluded on November 15, 2017, and the AIBC is happy to share that . The PD Series was offered to support the AIBC’s commitment of helping members complete their continuing education requirements through providing a variety of learning opportunities.
in a convenient lunch and learn format. A total of 98 attendees participated in the series, including eight online participants from across the province (Sechelt, Kelowna, Squamish, Surrey, and Victoria).
Attendees explored key topics of interest in architecture, including:
The 2015 National Building Code and Potential Changes on the Next Edition of the BC Building Code presented by Gordon Richards Architect AIBC FRAIC CP and Senior Project Consultant at Jensen Hughes Engineering and Architectural Consulting Ltd.;
Digital Seals – Got Yours Yet? presented by Marc St-Jacques, Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Notarius and Paul Kernan Architect AIBC; and,
Pathway to Net-Zero Energy Construction: Envelope First with the BC Energy Step Code presented by Andrew Pape-Salmon, P.Eng., MRM, FCAE, Executive Director, Building and Safety Standards Branch with the B.C. Government.
The overall feedback from attendees was positive, with notable comments such as:
– Great technical content put into a regulatory context.
– Excellent presentation!
– The AIBC generates a broad spectrum of classes. Well done, and thanks for keeping us up on the state of the art of our practice.
If you weren’t able to attend the Fall 2017 PD Series – don’t worry! The AIBC is also happy to announce that we will be offering the series again next fall. Make sure to stay tuned for more information, and details on other PD course offerings from the AIBC.
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