|Thursday, February 7, 2019
|| 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.
||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.
|| 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.
||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.
||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 Phone System Changing
Please note that the AIBC's phone system is changing. Read more.
|2019 AIBC Course Schedule.
AIBC Courses fill up quickly so ensure you register without delay. Upcoming courses with availability include the following:
- Ethics, Act & Bylaws, September 20, 2019
- Blueprint for Business, October 18, 2019
- BC Building Code II, October 25, 2019
- Ethics, Act & Bylaws, November 1, 2019
|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.
- BC Building Envelope Council
Building Smart with High Performance Building Design, February 26
Reducing Energy Use in New and Existing Buildings, February 13
Passive House Tradesperson Course – Building Envelope Specialization, February 19
Solar Electric Design, February 22
Residential Energy Efficiency, March 2
- Blue Turtle Consulting
Fee Proposal Workshop, March 21
2018 BC Building Code Update – Richmond, March 11
- Engineers and Geoscientists BC
Microsoft OneNote: A Great Way to Manage Time and Information, February 19
Contract Administration and Contractual Issues for Engineering and Construction Projects, February 20
Speaking as a Leader, February 21
Leading Major Capital Projects, February 22
Leading and Managing Organizational Change, February 26
Improving Critical Thinking, February 27
Taking the Stage, February 28
Performance Under Pressure, March 6
Advanced Project Management, March 7
- Engineers and Geoscientists BC (continued)
Construction Law for Consultants, March 7
- Informa Canada
BUILDEX Vancouver, February 13
- Muniak Inc.
Building Code Tutor, ongoing
Building Code Tutor Volume 2, ongoing
- Osgoode Professional Development
Advanced Legal Risk Management for Design Professional, March 7
- SAFTI First Fire Rated Glazing Solutions
Designing with Fire-Rated Glass, ongoing
CCO Workshop 2019, February 22
- Vancouver Community College
AutoCAD Level 2, February 19
Introduction to Revit, February 21
SketchUp Level 1, February 23
SketchUp Level 2, March 2
SketchUp Advanced, March 9
- Vancouver Heritage Foundation
Heritage 101: An Introduction to Heritage Conservation, March 2
- Vancouver Regional Construction Association
Project Management, February 25
Construction Law, March 4
- Wood WORKS! BC
Optimizing Off-site Fabrication Practices for High Performance Construction, March 14
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