New Registered Educational Provider: MMM Group Limited

MMM Group is an industry-leading Canadian program management, planning, engineering and geomatics firm. The firm works on projects of all sizes, across Canada and around the world. To learn more about all AIBC Registered Educational Providers, click here.

Deadline for ASHRAE 90.1-2010 and NECB 2011 Implementation Has Been Extended

Please note that the City of Vancouver’s deadline for ASHRAE 90.1-2010 and NECB 2011 implementation has been extended from December 20, 2013 to January 21, 2014. The province has not changed its deadline. The energy webpage has been changed to reflect this. For more information, click here to visit the City of Vancouver’s website.

Role call: AIBC Design Panel Committee

The AIBC Design Panel Committee is seeking new members to represent the committee as liaisons for various municipalities.

The committee engages in valuable discussions on the importance and role of advisory design panels including how best to promote their appropriate function in the public interest. The committee reviews ADP applications and provides recommendations for nomination of candidates to municipal advisory design panels across the province.

To learn more about the objectives, criteria and procedures for nomination to, and service on, an advisory design panel, please refer to the following documents:

The Design Panel Committee meets on the first Wednesday of each month (excluding July and August) from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact Yana Vassilenko by email yvassilenko@aibc.ca or by phone (604) 683-8588 ext. 314.

CSMPS

Presentation traps to avoid:  Being persuasive when a project is on the line

Persuade, engage, compel. These are all words that describe successful presentations. But getting there and presenting an effective, memorable presentation that can persuade decision-makers to get on your side can be elusive. How do we get into the minds of our audience and stay there? How do we get buy-in? Join Janice Tomich, the founder of Calculated Presentations, a specialty Communication consultancy and learn how to create and deliver persuasive, and powerful presentations. The seminar takes place on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., at the Four Seasons Hotel, 791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver. The cost is $85 ($70 for CSMPS members), and breakfast is included. Pre-registration is required, please click here.

1.5 Non-core LUs

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DIALOG Design: An award-winning AEC digital marketing case study

With the merger of four firms across three provinces – each with their unique brand footprint in the marketplace – Design Dialog one of Canada’s premier architecture firms faced the challenge of shaping a new, cohesive brand and corporate culture. DIALOG’s Director of New Media Miguel Strother, will focus this case study on the digital marketing program developed as part of the overall firm strategy to attract the best and the brightest talent and promote its expertise across the world. Participants will learn: What the challenge was and what strategy was developed in response; How tools/platforms were chosen and what was accomplished / measured, and; How engagement continues and long-term value is being built. The seminar takes place on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014, 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., at the Four Seasons Hotel, 791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver. The cost is $85 ($70 for CSMPS members), and breakfast is included. Pre-registration is required, please click here.

1.5 Non-core LUs