|Thursday, September 7, 2017
Professional Liability Insurance Bylaws: An Update
The Professional Liability Insurance Bylaws supported by members and honorary members have successfully passed the provincial government’s “disallowance” period and are now in effect, with compliance not required until February 1, 2019. Read more.
||New Professional Development Series Launching Fall 2017
The AIBC is excited to announce a new Professional Development (PD) Series beginning this fall. Presented in a convenient lunch and learn format, attendees will explore key topics of interest in architecture – from industry developments to sustainability initiatives. The September session is sold out, with a few spots remaining for the October and November courses. Don't miss out – register today. Read more.
Reminder: 2017 Firm Information Update Coming Soon
The AIBC issues an annual reminder to keep firm information current and help maintain the integrity of the AIBC register. This information is also used to issue annual fee invoices. Additionally, an online directory of architectural firms is available to the public. Read more.
||Call for Nominations: AIBC Honorary Membership
AIBC Council invites members and associates to bring forward nominations for AIBC Honorary Membership by February 16, 2018. This honorary designation recognizes individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to the profession of architecture or demonstrated a remarkable commitment and service to the institute. Read more.
||CES Countdown: 10 Months until the June 30, 2018 Deadline
At just over the halfway point, nearly 20% of CES Participants have met their Continuing Education System requirements for the 2016–2018 reporting period. The next AIBC Mandatory CES reporting period deadline is June 30, 2018. CES Participants have 10 months remaining to earn and report a total of 36 Learning Units. Read more.
- Sketches of Sea Island presented by UBC SALA Comprehensive Design Studio is on display now until September 29. This exhibition focuses on the student design of a new mixed-use development at Sea Island in Richmond.
|Recognized Educational Provider Events
|The AIBC welcomes new REPs: Alumicor, Oojala Lighting and LiftMaster. |
Following are the most recent upcoming REP events. For a complete listing, see the AIBC events calendar.
Energy Modelling for Building Professionals, September 8
Passive House Tradesperson Course – Building Envelope Specialization, September 11
Energy Modelling for Building Professionals, September 12
Introduction to Community Energy and Emissions Planning, September 13
Introduction to Solar Water Heating,
Residential Energy Efficiency, September 23
- Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia
Solar Energy: From Fundamentals to Practice, September 18
Air Pollution Control, September 20
Technical Writing: Solutions for Effective Written Communication, September 21
Solar Energy: From Fundamentals to Practice, September 29
Engineering Better Team Member Performance with Coaching, September 29
The Project Management Conference Vancouver, September 26
Interior Design Show Vancouver 2017, September 28
- Innotech Windows + Doors
Innovation Conference, September 21
- Langara College
House Construction, September 9
Invisible Hazard: Asbestos, September 11
Building Design & Construction, September 13
Negotiation and Dispute Resolution,
Invisible Hazard: Radon, September 18
Residential Construction, September 19
- Langara College (continued)
Real Estate Law, September 20
Building Systems Energy Assessment I, September 21
Real Estate Appraisal, September 21
Environmental Hazards: Mould/Lead,
BC Building Code Energy Efficiency Standards, September 25
- Muniak Inc.
Building Code Tutor, ongoing
- Oojala Lighting
Builders and Architects Networking Seminar, September 19
- Passive House Canada
110: Introduction to Passive House High Performance Buildings, September 15
120B: Understanding and Working with the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP), September 15
120A: Passive House Design and Construction, September 21
120C: Exam Preparation for Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam, September 26
110: Introduction to Passive House High Performance Buildings, September 29
200: Building Enclosures for High Performance Buildings, October 5
- Ron Blank & Associates (CE Academy)
Full-Day Continuing Education Event for Design Professionals, September 19
- Sika Canada
Sika Day Vancouver, September 27
- University of British Columbia (UBC)
Robot Made: Large Scale Robotic Timber Fabrication in Architecture, September 9
Developments in Robotic Fabrication of Wood, ICD Stuttgart, September 14
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