AIBC Newsletter | February 6, 2020

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Thursday, February 6, 2020
AIBC Code of Ethics Part II – Consultation Session & Feedback Form
The BRC, supported by AIBC Council, is now consulting on the second phase of the Code of Ethics bylaw amendments – this suite of bylaws is divided into five subject areas. Consultation will run until February 28, with an in-person and online session being held on February 11. Register and read more.
AIBC Council Rules 8: Terms and Conditions for Mandatory Professional Liability Insurance – Notification Period
On January 20, 2020, AIBC Council approved, in principle, proposed amendments to Council Rules 8: Terms and Conditions for Mandatory Professional Liability Insurance (“PLI”). Registrants are encouraged to submit feedback during the Notification Period, which runs until February 24, 2020. Read more.
AIBC AIBC Conference Registration Opens February 18, 2020
Mark your calendars – AIBC Conference 2020 registration opens February 18! Join us for Forming the Future from May 4–6 at the Vancouver Convention Centre West. New this year, the AIBC is delighted to announce that there will be three keynote presentations, as well as interactive sessions, such as a drawing workshop and walking tour. Read more.
AIBC Post-Disaster Building Assessment Training Workshop
Taking place on February 21, 2020, the AIBC is hosting a one-day Post-Disaster Building Assessment (PDBA) Training Workshop. The workshop will include an introduction to earthquakes, with an overview of the different levels of response and ways building design professionals can help. Register for the full day training session by February 14, 2020. Read more.
AIBC Regulatory Review | AIBC Communications
Effective communication is key in ensuring the Institute upholds its public-interest mandate, and that registrants understand and comply with professional standards and regulatory requirements. This Regulatory Review will provide an overview of the communication methods utilized at the AIBC, as well as an update on the results of the 2019 AIBC Communication Survey that was distributed late last year. Read more.
AIBC 100
AIBC Advances and Milestones in the 2000s
You can now explore the 2000s on AIBC 100! This decade features many milestones, from the signing of a tri-national agreement to the introduction of the AIBC's Continuing Education System. Learn more about these significant advancements on AIBC 100.

Fast Fact: The AIBC Conference was expanded in 2002 to include three days of professional development.

AIBC Happenings
Intern Architect Happenings
AIBC Volunteer Opportunities
AIBC Courses
2020 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: DESA Glass, Plastpro Inc., Channel-Ex Corp, District of West Vancouver.
Industry News
Call for Entries
Upcoming Events
Resource Roundup
Frequently Referenced AIBC Documents Practice Resources


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