AIBC Newsletter | September 5, 2019

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Thursday, September 5, 2019
AIBC Code of Ethics & Administrative Bylaws Approved
The proposed suite of Code of Ethics and Administrative Bylaws put forward for electronic vote have received the requisite 2/3 support of eligible voters that casts ballots. The vote was organized into six topic areas – results have been published on the AIBC website. Read more.
AIBC CES Deadline Countdown | 6 Tips for a Successful Reporting Period
Now that September is here, there are only 10 months left in the 2018–2020 reporting cycle! CES Participants are required to earn 36 Learning Units before June 30, 2020. In preparation for the upcoming deadline, we have outlined six tips for a successful reporting period, which include everything from helpful resources to information on reciprocity and self-reports. Read more.
AIBC Conference 2020 | Forming the Future | Call for Submissions
The AIBC multi-day conference is back, and we invite submissions from those interested in speaking, participating in panel discussions, or facilitating interactive workshops at the event. Taking place from May 4–6, the 2020 Conference will explore "Forming the Future". The call for submissions deadline is November 4, 2019. Read more.
AIBC New Session Added to the Fall Professional Development Series
The Fall Professional Development Series returns on Wednesdays in October and November. This PD Series will focus on innovative architectural case studies. An additional session, "The New Silo District in Cape Town", which gives an overview of the development of the district, has been added to the schedule. Read more.
AIBC Regulatory Review | Terms of Engagement 101 Part III: Electronic Seals
In this Regulatory Review, we will be discussing electronic seals – including outlining their regulatory requirements, advantages and benefits, and a step-by-step guide on the process of obtaining one. Read more.
AIBC 100
AIBC Lights on the Horizon in the 1950s: Act Amendments and Neon Signs
From substantial Architectural Profession Act amendments, to 19,000 neon signs illuminating the streets of Vancouver, the 1950s included many important and interesting milestones in B.C.'s architectural history. Learn more about the advancements in this decade on AIBC 100.

Fast Fact: In 1955, the Architectural Profession Act, as the legislation was known until 1979, was substantially amended from 1920s-era law. A revamped disciplinary process and extensive ‘exemptions’ section (now Section 60) were introduced.

AIBC Happenings
  • AIBC expands Scholarship and Bursary Program.
  • Reminder: The 2019 Annual Firm Information Update is coming soon! Additional information will be provided in the coming weeks.
Intern Architect Happenings
AIBC Volunteer Opportunities
  • Municipal Advisory Design Panels: City of Maple Ridge, City of Pitt Meadows, City of Richmond, City of North Vancouver, City of North Vancouver – Heritage, District of North Vancouver, District of Oak Bay, Municipality of Whistler.
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: Forestry Innovation Investment, Francl Architecture
Industry News
Call for Entries
Upcoming Events
Resource Roundup
Frequently Referenced AIBC Documents AIBC Resources


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