AIBC Newsletter | February 7, 2019

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Thursday, February 7, 2019
AIBC AIBC Confab 2019 Registration Opens February 19
Mark your calendars for February 19 – AIBC Confab 2019 registration will be open! Take advantage of early bird rates for a full day of learning. Happening on May 7, this new one-day professional development event offers an interactive workshop and seminars – all with the common goal of promoting conversation and a shared learning experience. Spread the word and download our special Confab Poster! Read more.
AIBC Register for the BC Building Code 2018 Update Sessions
The Architectural Institute of British Columbia and Engineers and Geoscientists BC have partnered to develop two full-day sessions on the new BC Building Code, which came into effect on December 10, 2018. Interested parties can register for one or both days, with early bird rates available until February 8 for Day One, and February 22 for Day Two. Remote access will be available to those who are not able to attend in-person. Read more.
AIBC Save the Date – AIBC Centenary Reception
The AIBC will celebrate 100 years of regulating the profession of architecture in British Columbia with a Centenary Reception on May 6, 2019 – the kick off to a year of initiatives recognizing the Institute’s decades of regulation. The celebratory event will take place immediately following the 100th Annual Meeting, at the Vancouver Convention Center West. To contribute to the AIBC Centenary initiative, we invite you to submit historic photos and videos. Read more.
AIBC Now Hiring! AIBC Seeking Practice Advisor
The AIBC has an opportunity for a motivated individual who is up for a rewarding role. We are seeking a full-time (open to part-time) Practice Advisor to join our dynamic and collaborative team. Reporting to the Manager of Professional Services, this position plays an important role within the Institute and will appeal to those who have a strong interest in professional regulation, the practice of architecture, and interpreting related legislative documents. Applications accepted until February 10, 2019. Read more.
AIBC Celebrate Family Day with an Architectural Walking Tour!
The special Family Day Architectural Walking Tours of Gastown and Downtown are back this February 18! Participants will explore the streets of Vancouver and learn more about the buildings that make up the fabric of the city. The tour of Gastown will be held at 10 a.m. and the Downtown tour at 1 p.m. For CES participants, walking tours earn 1 Non-core LU per hour. Read more.
AIBC AIBC Phone System Changing
Please note that the AIBC's phone system is changing. Read more.

AIBC Happenings
Intern Architect Happenings
AIBC Volunteer Opportunities
AIBC Courses
2019 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: Canada BIM Council, Martin Knowles Photo/Media, Owens Corning Canada, Thorson McAuley.
Following are the most recent upcoming REP events. For a full listing, see the AIBC events calendar.
Industry News
Call for Entries
Upcoming Events
Resource Roundup
Frequently Referenced AIBC Volunteer Program


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