Integral Group

Efficiency and Productivity Presentation

Integral Group presents a forward-looking AIBC-accredited seminar for the modern manager. Learn techniques and tools to improve your team operations, project management or personal productivity. Liam McDermott, Systems Consultant at Union Square Software, will lead a discussion of the rapidly evolving demands of today’s workplace, and offer insight into best practices and effective solutions to optimize productivity. Taking place at the Integral Group Vancouver office (Suite 180, 200 Granville Street, Vancouver BC) on Tuesday, October 7 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm. Please click here to RSVP or to find out more information about this event.

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2015 OAA Annual Conference: Call For Proposals

The OAA Annual Conference is a 4-day interdisciplinary forum that brings together Ontario Architects, interns, and other allied professionals. It is comprised of Continuing Education sessions, panel presentations, architectural tours, and social events.

The OAA Conference is an opportunity for Ontario Architects to acquire new knowledge that contributes to their expertise and general understanding. This learning is future-oriented and goes beyond immediate application; rather it attempts to facilitate the professionals’ capacity to plan and undertake new challenges.

The OAA invites you to submit a proposal to speak at the OAA Conference in the Continuing Education stream.  This year’s theme is Urban Renewal.

Submission form and details: click here, or visit www.oaa.on.ca, under “from the OAA” on the homepage.
Deadline for Call for Proposals: November 17, 2014
Session Audience: architects, building industry representatives
Session Event Date: ConEd Sessions, OAA Conference, May 6 – 8, 2015
Event Location: Hamilton, Ontario

Invigilators Wanted

The AIBC invites its members to support B.C. Intern Architects in their journey towards registration. On Monday and Tuesday, November 3-4, 2014, AIBC Intern Architects  will be writing the Examination for Architects in Canada (ExAC). The institute is seeking test invigilators for the administration of the ExAC. Those selected to the ExAC Administration Team must be a registered B.C. architect; experience invigilating would be an asset. It is a nine-hour commitment (7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) on each of the testing dates. The examinations will take place at the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided and any travel and parking expenses will be reimbursed. Prior to the testing, a brief training session will be held on Monday, October 27, 2014, 3:30 p.m. at the AIBC offices. If interested, please respond by Tuesday, October 21, 2014 to Director of Registration & Licensing, Róisín O’Neill at roneill@aibc.ca.

Role Call: City of Richmond Advisory Design Panel

The AIBC invites applications from architects interested in serving on the City of Richmond Advisory Design Panel. The role of an advisory design panel member is to give impartial, professional advice directly on any proposal or policy affecting the community’s physical environment in the public interest.

To learn more about the procedures for serving on a panel, please refer to the following documents:

  • AIBC Bulletin 65: Advisory Design Panels – Standards for Procedures and Conduct (here)
  • ADP Frequently Asked Questions (here)

To fill out an interactive application form on the AIBC website, click here.

Please forward all submissions to the attention of Professional Services Coordinator Yana Vassilenko by e-mail (yvassilenko@aibc.ca).