THIRD PARTY EVENT

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UBC Campus and Community Planning

Barcelona's Bold Move to Reclaim Public Space
February 1, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
UBC Robson Square
800 Robson Street
Vancouver
BC

Barcelona is world-renowned for its style, culture and vibrancy, but the city also faces excessive pollution and noise levels, and a lack of quality public space. As a result, the city has developed a new mobility plan to reduce traffic and turn streets into citizen spaces. 

Simon Fraser University

Urban Design Certificate Info Session (online)
June 8, 2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
SFU Harbour Centre
515 W. Hastings St.
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
1

Simon Fraser University Urban Design Information Session

Simon Fraser University

Urban Design Certificate Info Session (Vancouver)
May 11, 2017 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
SFU Harbour Centre
515 W. Hastings St.
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
1.5

Join us for an interactive overview of our Urban Design Certificate, and learn how this innovative program can equip you with the skills to build better communities.

Simon Fraser University

Financing Urban Growth: The Use of Development Cost Charges and Community Amenity Contributions
May 12, 2017 - 9:00am - 4:30pm
SFU Harbour Centre
515 W. Hastings St.
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
6

This course is a comprehensive, detailed, and practical examination of the economic, legal, planning, and political dimensions of development levies, negotiated community contributions, and density bonusing as means of creating community amenities and infrastructure. - See more at: https://www.sfu.ca/continuing-studies/courses/city/financing-urban-growth.html#sthash.OKbC68hy.dpuf

Simon Fraser University

Giving Council a Piece of Your Mind: Writing Reports That Work [course]
March 22, 2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
SFU Harbour Centre
515 W. Hastings St.
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
6.5

This is a practical course on writing reports.

 

Many council reports are standardized; staff are able to refer to past examples and municipal formats. By contrast, policy reports are frequently "one-offs." This course focuses on these policy reports. It addresses the challenges of assembling strategic directions, incorporating public input, conveying options and framing recommendations.

 

School of Community and Regional Planning

Audacity: bold ideas for planning communities
March 3, 2017 - 8:00am - 6:45pm
The Great Hall in the AMS Student Nest, UBC
6133 University Blvd
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
7

This is the 9th annual symposium held entirely by students at the School of Community and Regional Planning at UBC. We invite professionals in planning and related fields for a full day of discussion on planning issues related to this year's theme, Audacity.

Audacity is about bold, daring ideas to inspire future planning initiatives. Attendees should prepare to be inspired as the symposium refuses to accept the status quo and does not shy away from bold ideas. 

International Association for Public Participation (IAP2)

Deep Dive – Indigenous Community Planning
February 16, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
YWCA Vancouver (Welch Room I and II)
535 Hornby St
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
2

IAP2 BC invites you to our first Deep Dive event of 2017. Join other local P2 practitioners to dive into case studies to explore lessons learned on public participation. Refreshments and snacks will be provided. 

Passive House Canada

Passive House for Multi-family buildings
March 25, 2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Townhall meeting room, Vancouver City Hall
453 W 12th Ave
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
7

Medium sized multi-family Passive House projects are quickly becoming a dominant archetype in Canada.  There are aspects unique to Multi-family Passive House projects that rely on advanced knowledge.  This 1-day course will explore many of these aspects, including mixed-use buildings.  A strong focus will be on how to model particular aspects in PHPP, including thermal bridging and service penetrations.

Passive House Canada

Passive House for Multi-family buildings
March 23, 2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Venue TBA
Venue TBA
Victoria
BC

Medium sized multi-family Passive House projects are quickly becoming a dominant archetype in Canada.  There are aspects unique to Multi-family Passive House projects that rely on advanced knowledge.  This 1-day course will explore many of these aspects, including mixed-use buildings.  A strong focus will be on how to model particular aspects in PHPP, including thermal bridging and service penetrations.

Passive House Canada

Passive House Design and Construction Course Part B
May 11, 2017 - 9:00am - May 13, 2017 - 5:00pm
Venue TBA
Venue TBA
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
7

The Passive House Design and Construction Course is aimed at all current and aspiring building industry professionals who are motivated to learn how to build to the world’s most advanced and energy efficient construction standard. Part B is meant to enable you to take on your first Passive House project. This segment of the course offers a step by step guide to using Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) to design to the Passive House standard. 

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