AIBC Newsletter | July 8, 2021

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Thursday, July 8, 2021
AIBC Conference 2022 | View to the Future | Call for Submissions
Mark your calendars – the AIBC multi-day conference is back! Taking place from May 2–4, the 2022 Conference will explore the theme "View to the Future". The Call for Submissions is now open, and we invite those interested in speaking, participating in panel discussions, or facilitating workshops at the event to submit a proposal. Read more.
AIBC CES Countdown – 12 Months Until the June 30, 2022 Deadline
Continuing Education System (CES) Participants – AIBC-registered architects, architectural technologists and intern architects – are reminded that the next AIBC mandatory CES reporting period deadline is June 30, 2022. This means that CES Participants have just under one year to earn and report a total of 36 Learning Units (LUs), of which at least 16 LUs must be Core. Read More.
AIBC BC Court of Appeal Confirms Langford Decision
The BC Court of Appeal recently dismissed the appeal by the City of Langford of a 2020 Supreme Court ruling that confirmed the requirement of an architect on a mixed-use, multi-family dwelling. The Court of Appeal issued its judgment on June 30, 2021. The AIBC will continue to work with local governments in furtherance of our shared public protection mandate. Read more.
AIBC Happenings
AIBC Professional Conduct Matters
The AIBC publishes findings and admissions of unprofessional conduct by AIBC registrants. Below are the most recent publications:
    Intern Architect Happenings
    • Intern Architects AIBC are CES Participants. The one year countdown has begun: a total of 36 Learning Units (of which at least 16 LUs must be Core) are required to be earned and reported by June 30, 2022.
    AIBC Volunteer Opportunities
    • Municipal Advisory Design Panels: City of Langley, City of Maple Ridge, City of Nanaimo, City of Richmond, District of Saanich, District of Squamish (experience in designing for climate change required), City of Victoria.
    Recognized Educational Provider Events

    The AIBC welcomes REPs: ACCAPE (Association of Chinese-Canadian Architects & Professional Engineers), Airfoam Industries, FPI Fireplace Products International, Merlin Integrated Solutions, Panolam Surface Systems.

    Industry News
    • The Architecture Foundation of BC is seeking jury applications for the 2021 Architectural Awards of Excellence. The Jury is intended to be composed of diverse experts from both within and outside the architectural profession. Apply by July 30, 2021.
    Call for Entries
    Upcoming Events
    Resource Roundup
    Frequently Referenced AIBC Resources Continuing Education System Program


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