AIBC Newsletter | March 5, 2020

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Thursday, March 5, 2020
AIBC Retired Architect AIBC Council Liaison Expressions of Interest
Expressions of Interest for the Retired Architect AIBC Council Liaison are now being accepted for the 2020/21 AIBC Council. Liaisons sit for a one-year term, and are expected to participate in the monthly scheduled meetings and planning sessions. Completed submissions must be received by the AIBC office time stamped before 4 p.m. on April 2, 2020. Read more.
AIBC Code of Ethics Part II – Second Round of Consultation Planned
The Bylaw Review Committee is conducting a phased review of the approximately 115 bylaws and council rulings that make up the AIBC’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. Based on the feedback received to date for the current bylaw initiative (Code of Ethics Part II), a second round of consultation is planned to open later this spring/early summer. Read more.
AIBC Register for the 101st AIBC Annual Meeting
The 101st AIBC Annual Meeting will be held on May 4, 2020. Online registration is open now until May 3. Read more.
AIBC Final Days for Early Bird Pricing and AIBC Conference 2020
Planning on attending the 2020 AIBC Conference: Forming the Future? Early bird pricing is available until March 15! Don’t miss out on the best rate for this professional development event, featuring three keynote speakers. Delegates can choose from more than 20 sessions, test their architectural knowledge at Trivia Night, participate in a walking tour of Gastown, or even sit in on a drawing workshop. Read more.
AIBC 100
AIBC Explore the 2010s on AIBC 100
This month, we have unveiled the 2010s! Learn about the creation of the Broadly Experienced Foreign Architect Program, mandatory Professional Liability Insurance coming into effect, and other milestones from this decade on AIBC 100.

Fast Fact: The BEFA Program was launched on September 21, 2012, for all 11 provincial and territorial architectural licensing authorities in Canada. BEFA was developed and piloted at the AIBC.

AIBC Happenings
Intern Architect Happenings
  • There are only four months remaining until Intern Architects AIBC become CES Participants! Here are three things you need to know in preparation for July 1, 2020.
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: Eclipse Architectural Products Ltd., DA Architects + Planners, International Concrete Repair Institute – BC Chapter, Procore Technologies, Smart CPD Solutions, Tarkett North America, Tie in Timber.
Industry News
Call for Entries
Upcoming Events
Resource Roundup
Frequently Referenced AIBC Documents Practice Resources


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