AIBC Newsletter | October 3, 2019

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Connected - a monthly AIBC newsletter
Thursday, October 3, 2019
AIBC 2019 Firm Information Update Deadline
The 2019 Annual Firm Information Update has begun. The deadline for completing this important regulatory requirement is October 31, 2019. All architectural firms registered with the Architectural Institute of British Columbia are required to submit an annual firm update. Read more.
AIBC Advanced Code Knowledge Registration Opens October 15
The jointly offered Advanced Code Knowledge course is back, starting on January 8, 2020. This course is intended for architects, engineers and other professionals with knowledge of Canadian building codes and experience in the building construction industry seeking to increase their depth of knowledge and expertise in these areas. Registration opens October 15, 2019. Read more.
AIBC Less than 2 Weeks Left for CP Course Early Bird Discount
Early bird registration rates for the 2020 Certified Professional Course are only available until October 15, 2019! The course will be based on the 2018 BC Building Code and the 2019 Vancouver Building Bylaw. 12 full-day sessions will be held on Wednesdays from January 8 to April 8, 2020. Read more.
AIBC Share your Thoughts – Take the AIBC Communications Survey
We have created a survey regarding our various communication methods (including the newsletter!) and we want to hear from you. Survey results are completely anonymous and will be used to help us continue to refine and improve our communication. The survey takes less than five minutes to complete – the deadline to submit your responses is October 24, 2019 at 5 p.m. Read more.
AIBC 100
AIBC The 1960s: A Decade of New Beginnings
You can now explore the 1960s on AIBC 100, featuring a new interactive timeline! This decade is filled with firsts for the Institute and built environment in British Columbia. Learn more on AIBC 100.

Fast Fact: The AIBC published its first monthly newsletter in April of 1969: “This is the first in the new series of monthly “newsletters” which is being sent to all members of the AIBC.

AIBC Happenings
  • Registration for the 2019 Fall PD Series is still open! Only limited spots remaining.
  • The 2020 course schedule will be open for registration on November 14, 2019.
Intern Architect Happenings
  • The Examination for Architects in Canada (ExAC) will be held simultaneously in downtown Vancouver and Victoria on November 4 and 5, 2019.
  • The 2020 course schedule will be open for registration on November 14, 2019.
AIBC Volunteer Opportunities
  • Municipal Advisory Design Panels: City of Maple Ridge, City of New Westminster, City of North Vancouver, City of North Vancouver – Heritage, City of Pitt Meadows, City of Surrey, District of Oak Bay, District of Saanich, 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: Elemex Architectural Façade Systems, Siber Special Projects
Industry News
Call for Entries
Upcoming Events
Resource Roundup
Frequently Referenced AIBC Documents Practice Resources


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