THIRD PARTY EVENT

South Coast Conservation Program

Webinar: Species at Risk - Critical Habitat Tools
April 5, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
Webinar
Online
BC
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
1.5

Join the South Coast Conservation Program as we continue to

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Brown Bag Lunch & Learn Lectures
April 5, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Vancouver Public Library Central Library
350 W Georgia Street
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
1.5

Reviving Tamura House: Restoring Sheet Metal Pediments - April 5One of the last in the series of City of Vancouver and BC Housing SRO rehabilitation’s, Tamura House is a storied part of the Japanese community on Powell Street and now boasts fully restored spectacular metal pediments. Come hear about how sheet metal work is created and about heritage elements of Tamura House that have been brought back to life.  Heritage and Real Estate: Vancouver’s Challenging Heritage Environment - April 26

UBCx

Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs - Free Online Course
April 4, 2017 - 9:00am - 11:59pm
Online edX Course
UBC
Online
BC

Instructors:
Larry Beasley, former planning director of Vancouver and Distinguished Professor of Practice at UBC
Jonathan Barnett, noted authority on urban design from the University of Pennsylvania.

The whole mechanism of city planning and urban development, world-wide, is producing a form of urbanization which is not compatible with our environment. Almost everything that is being built is making the problem worse, and climate change and rapid population growth are turning a badly flawed system into something that could literally end in disaster.

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Vancouver Special House Tour
April 22, 2017 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Various
Various
Vancouver
British Columbia
CPD Learning Units: 
4

Back for its 9th year, the Vancouver Special House Tour offers a chance to get inside five examples of the now iconic housing style unique to Vancouver. This tour serves as a showcase for how these older homes can be transformed for modern living including some innovative solutions for housing several generations of the same family. Among the homes on tour this year are a 1975 Special updated by one of the pioneers of Special revitalization, Architect Stephanie Robb.

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) & Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)

Understand Risk: UR+ Vancouver 2017
March 29, 2017 - 4:00pm - March 31, 2017 - 3:30pm
Science World & SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for dialogue
1455 Quebec Street / 580 W. Hastings Street
Vancouver
BC

An exploration of actionable strategies to reduce earthquake and flood risks in the Georgia Basin.

Urban Development Institute

Breakfast Seminar: Contaminated Sites Omnibus Changes
April 5, 2017 - 7:30am - 9:30am
Hyatt Regency Hotel
655 Burrard Street
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
1.5

BC Recreation and Parks Association

Symposium 2017
April 4, 2017 - 3:55pm - April 7, 2017 - 3:55pm
Delta Grand Okanagan Resort
1310 Water St
Kelowna
BC

Join BC Recreation and Parks Association for their 2017 Symposum in Kelowna this April. Click here for the complete Symposium Guide.

http://www.bcrpa.bc.ca/training_symposium/symposium/documents/2017/2017S...

 

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)/ Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)

UR+ Vancouver 2017 : Understanding Risk - From Knowledge to Action
March 29, 2017 - 4:00pm - March 31, 2017 - 3:30pm
Science World & SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for dialogue
1455 Quebec Street & 580 Hastings Street
Vancouver
BC

For more information and registration, please visit:  https://eeri-bc.wildapricot.org/UR-Vancouver

SFU Continuing Studies

Affordable Housing Redux
April 4, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
SFU Harbour Centre - Room 1900
515 West Hastings St.
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
1.5

Description:  Relocatable modular units. Stacked townhomes. Fee-simple row houses. Innovative construction techniques and tenure arrangements.

As an architect, planner and developer, for many years Michael Geller has been advocating creative new ideas to address Metro Vancouver’s ever-growing affordability crisis.

In previous 2015 and 2016 SFU lectures (12 Affordable Housing Ideas and 12 More Affordable Housing Ideas) he presented ideas based on his travels throughout the world.

GeoEnviro Training Professioals Inc. (GeoEnviroPro)

Contaminated Site Fundamentals
April 11, 2017 - 9:00am - 10:00am
BCIT Downtown Campus
555 Seymour Street
Vancouver
BC

RISK SOLUTIONS FOR CONTAMINATED SITES – AN EXPOSITION OF CASE STUDIES – May 31 – VANCOUVER, BC

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