AIBC Newsletter | September 7, 2017

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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.

AIBC 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.

AIBC 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.
AIBC 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.

AIBC Happenings
  • Save the Date: AIBC Holiday Open House – December 14, 2017
Intern Architect Happenings
Roll Call: AIBC Volunteer Opportunities
  • Municipal Advisory Design Panels: City of Nanaimo, District of Oak Bay, District of North Vancouver, City of Richmond, City of Maple Ridge, City of Vancouver – First Shaughnessy, City of Vancouver – Chinatown, University Endowment Lands.
AIBC Gallery
  • 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.
AIBC Courses
2017 AIBC Course Schedule.
AIBC Courses fill up quickly so ensure you register without delay. Upcoming courses with availability include the following:
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.
Industry News

Upcoming Events
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