AIBC Newsletter | May 2, 2019

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Thursday, May 2, 2019
AIBC Council Election 2019/20 – E-Vote Closes Soon!
The electronic-voting for the 2019 AIBC Council election is closing shortly – all members and honorary members are highly encouraged to cast their e-ballot. The deadline for voting is May 6 at 12 p.m., with council election results being announced at the 100th Annual Meeting. Read more.
AIBC Register for the Summer Professional Development Series
Taking place every Wednesday in June, the Summer PD Series will focus around the development of a national architecture policy and the future of the profession in Canada. The series will be presented in a convenient lunch and learn format, and offers participants an informative and engaging way to earn Core Learning Units. Read more.
AIBC See You at AIBC Confab: the art of conversation on May 7
The inaugural AIBC Confab is right around the corner! While online registration is now closed, onsite registration will still be available. Visit the confab website at for more information and to review the AIBC Confab Program.
AIBC Tariff of Fees for Architectural Services Update Project
With more than 25 project meetings, seven different working groups, 22 volunteers, and a multi-stage process, the Tariff of Fees for Architectural Services Update Project is well underway. Learn more about the progress that has been made to date, the individuals who are involved, and what's next for the project. Read more.
AIBC 100
AIBC The Road to Regulation
The AIBC has been regulating the profession of architecture since 1920! In recognition of the Institute's decades of regulation, we will be exploring the province’s rich architectural history, as well as the AIBC’s past, present and future, through a series of fast facts.

On the first Thursday of each month, we will be unveiling a new decade. By May 2020, we will have all 10 shared! See more on

Fast Fact: In 1891, there were 25 architects listed in a B.C. Directory.

AIBC Happenings
  • Do you know an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession, community or Institute? Nominate them for a Professional Service Award by June 21, 2019.
Intern Architect Happenings
  • The application period for the 2019 Spring Oral Review is now closed. The Fall Oral Review application period opens on July 29, 2019.
  • The free 2019 Spring Oral Review Preparation Workshop is taking place on May 27, 2019.
  • Two complimentary evening events – Mission Possible and the ExAC Info session – are being hosted after AIBC Confab on May 7. While online registration is now closed, onsite registration will be available to those interested in attending.
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: Allura, Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau.
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 Council Election & Annual Meeting


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