AIBC Newsletter | July 4, 2019

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Thursday, July 4, 2019
AIBC CES Countdown | 12 Months Until the June 30, 2020 Deadline
CES Participants have one year remaining to earn and report a total of 36 Learning Units for the July 1, 2018–June 30, 2020 period. We have kicked off the countdown with a Regulatory Review which provides an overview of the history of the CES program, including why it was introduced, its purpose, and resources for fulfilling the Leaning Unit requirements for the upcoming CES deadline. Read more.
AIBC 2020 Certified Professional Course Registration
The 2020 Certified Professional Course is now open for registration. The course will be based on the 2018 BC Building Code and the 2019 Vancouver Building By-law. 12 full-day sessions will be held on Wednesdays from January 8 to April 8, 2020. Early bird registration rates are available until October 15, 2019. Read more.
AIBC CES for Intern Architects –Three Things to Know
Intern architects have one-year before their first reporting cycle begins, allowing ample time to become familiar with the CES program and its requirements. Given that Intern Architects AIBC are not CES Participants until July 1, 2020, no self-reporting is required (or accepted) until that time. Here are three things intern architects need to know in preparation of becoming CES Participants. Read more.
AIBC Architectural Walking Tours are Back Featuring New "After Hours" Addition
Starting today, the Architectural Walking Tours are back in Vancouver, with tours beginning this weekend in Victoria. The Institute is delighted to offer new evening tours for those who are interested in exploring the architecture of these cities after work hours. For CES Participants, walking tours earn 1 Non-core LU per hour. Read more.
AIBC 100
AIBC The 1930s: Iconic Buildings, Defining Moments
You can now explore the 1930s on AIBC 100! This decade included several important milestones for both the Institute and architectural community in British Columbia, including the completion of the iconic Marine Building in Vancouver.

Fast Fact: In 1933, Sylvia Grace Holland becomes the first woman to be a registered Architect AIBC.

AIBC Happenings
  • The Registration section of has been restructured, including a content refresh and new Registrant Resources webpage which lists key information and forms. Learn more about the changes to the website.
Intern Architect Happenings
  • Intern architects will be CES Participants as of July 1, 2020. Here are three things to know in preparation.
  • Reminder that the ExAC registration application period closes on July 12, 2019.
  • has now been incorporated into the newly updated registration pages on the AIBC’s primary website. Read more about the registration webpages restructure.
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
Following are the most recent upcoming REP events. For a full listing, see the AIBC events calendar.
Industry News
  • Submit feedback on the proposed mid-cycle changes to the British Columbia Building Code 2018.
Call for Entries
Upcoming Events
Resource Roundup
Frequently Referenced AIBC Documents Continuing Education System Program


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