AIBC Newsletter | October 4, 2018

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Thursday, October 4, 2018
AIBC Announcing AIBC Confab 2019! Call for Submissions Now Open
We are excited to announce a new one-day professional development event – AIBC Confab 2019! Focused around interactive workshops, panel discussions, and seminars, the event aims to promote conversation and a shared learning experience. We invite submissions from those interested in speaking or facilitating workshops. AIBC Confab 2019 will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre on May 7, 2019. Read more.
AIBC Proposed Suite of Council and Institute Governance Bylaws
The Bylaw Review Committee, supported by AIBC Council, is now consulting with members on a suite of bylaws related to Council and Institute Governance. The suite is organized into five categories: Seal; Officers and Council; Boards, Task Forces and Committees; Remuneration and Expenses; and Nominations and Elections. Consultation for the proposed suite will run until November 2, 2018, with an in-person and online Consultation Session being held on October 22. Register and read more.
AIBC President's Message | AIBC 2019–2023 Strategic Plan Update
I hope everyone enjoyed the summer, and had an opportunity to rest and recharge. AIBC Council and staff have been busy with particular focus on drafting our next five-year Strategic Plan. I am pleased to share that the draft 2019–2023 Strategic Plan is now available for members and other registrants to review. We are seeking comments until October 12, 2018. Read more.
AIBC 2018 Annual Firm Information Update
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. The deadline for completing this important regulatory requirement is October 31, 2018. Read more.
AIBC Register for the 2018 Fall Professional Development Series!
We are pleased to announce that the 2018 Fall Professional Development (PD) Series is back, beginning on October 10, 2018. This monthly PD Series is presented in a convenient lunch and learn format, offering participants an informative and engaging way to earn Core Learning Units. Building off of the success and feedback from last year, the focus of the 2018 Fall PD Series will be the design of high performance buildings using energy modelling. Register and read more.

AIBC Happenings
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AIBC Volunteer Opportunities
  • Municipal Advisory Design Panels: District of Chilliwack, City of Duncan, City of Maple Ridge, City of New Westminster, District of North Vancouver, District of Oak Bay, City of Parksville, City of Pitt Meadows, District of Saanich, City of Surrey, City of Vancouver – Urban Design Panel, City of Vancouver – Chinatown, City of Vancouver – Gastown, City of Vancouver – High Buildings, District of West Vancouver, Municipality of Whistler, City of White Rock.
AIBC Courses
2018 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
Following are the most recent upcoming REP events. For a full listing, see the AIBC events calendar.
Industry News
  • AIBC is a proud supporting sponsor of POP// CAN // CRIT 2018. Attendees of the October 19 symposium will hear dynamic conversations on the Business of Architecture in Canada. Learn more and register today.
Upcoming Events
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