THIRD PARTY EVENT

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NW Food Security Partnership

NW Food Security Forum
May 17, 2018 - 8:30am - May 18, 2018 - 5:00pm
The Old Church
3704 First Avenue
Smithers
BC

What does food security look like in 2018? How about 2028? Are we moving in the right direction? The NW Food Security Forum is an opportunity to connect with game-changing thinkers and innovators in the food security community. Develop a shared understanding of community food security, examine frameworks for a coordinated approach and identify implementation strategies prioritized by communities across Northwest BC. Visit www.nwfoodsecure.org for the full program & registration information. 

FireWise Consulting Ltd. & Township of Langley

Cannabis Legalization: What it Means for Local Governments
April 26, 2018 - 8:45am - 3:45pm
Langley Events Centre
7888 - 200th Street
Langley
BC

The end of cannabis prohibition is coming soon. We all know the Canadian Federal Government plans to legalize marijuana by July 1, 2018. The responsibilities of the provincial and federal governments are clear, but not so for local governments. How will your community respond to these changes?

OBWB & FBC

Getting to Know the Guides and Toolkits for Sustainable Land and Water Use Planning
March 13, 2018 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Online
Online
Online
BC

Getting to Know the Guides and Toolkits for Sustainable Land and Water Use Planning
 

The Understanding Risk (UR) Community

Toward a Resilient British Columbia: Implementing Strategies to Reduce Natural Hazard Risk in BC’s Built Environment
April 16, 2018 - 8:00am - April 17, 2018 - 5:00pm
Victoria Conference Centre
720 Douglas St.
Victoria
BC

The Understanding Risk (UR) Community, created in 2009 by the World Bank’s Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, is the pre-eminent platform for collaborating and sharing knowledge in the field of disaster risk assessment.

Township of Langley

Thriving or Surviving: What is a socially sustainable community?
March 15, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Langley Events Centre (Banquet Hall)
7888 - 200 Street
Langley
BC

Thriving or Surviving: What is a socially sustainable community?The Township of Langley is an exceptional place to live, work, learn and play, but not everyone in our community is thriving.  Social issues like homelessness, substance abuse, and poverty are not just big city challenges.Join us for a panel discussion to kick off the preparation of the Township’s Social Sustainability Strategy. Panelists will share insights on what it takes to create a vibrant, inclusive community in which everyone can thrive.Discussion panelists include:

UBC School of Community and Regional Planning

10th Annual SCARP Symposium - Encompass
March 16, 2018 - 8:00am - 7:00pm
UBC AMS Student Nest
6133 University Boulevard
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
6.75

10th Annual SCARP Symposium - Encompass

Broadening the Scope of Planning

Encompass is about embracing unexpected connections and taking planning in new directions. At the 10th annual SCARP Symposium we gather inspiration from diverse sources, finding fresh ideas by looking within – and beyond – the traditional boundaries of planning. Come prepared to challenge assumptions, connect innovative ideas, and broaden your scope of planning.

Fraser Basin Council

What's Climate Got To Do With It?
March 5, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Northern Grand Hotel (plaza room)
9830 100 Avenue
Fort St. John
BC

Reception with light refreshments at 7:00pm. 

Simon Fraser University

Technocity: Equity, Innovation, and the Rush of Smartness (Free lecture and webcast)
March 1, 2018 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
SFU Harbour Centre
515 W. Hastings St.
Vancouver
BC

Across the planet, cities are turning toward sensors and algorithmic technologies to mitigate and curtail social and environmental risk, to produce efficiencies, security, and economic potential in everyday life.

Simon Fraser University

Disruption All Around! How People, Platforms and Planning are Shaping the New Mobility (Free lecture and webinar)
February 28, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
SFU Harbour Centre
515 W. Hastings St.
Vancouver
BC

Today, more than ever, platforms and technologies are transforming how we work, build companies and shape our economies. And, if that weren’t enough change, carsharing, ridesharing, integrated mobility apps and soon self-driving vehicles all have the capacity to fundamentally change auto ownership, how we get around and ultimately how cities and transportation networks are designed.

BC Recreation and Parks Association

Annual Symposium Conference
April 30, 2018 - 9:00am - May 2, 2018 - 5:00pm
The Westin Bayshore
1601 Bayshore Dr.
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
13.25

Annual Symposium Conference

Who: BCRPA’s premier event for the provinces recreation and parks sector

When: April 30 – May 2, 2018

Where: The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver BC

Wepbage: https://www.bcrpa.bc.ca/conferences/symposium/

Click on the PDF file below to view the symposium program guide.

PIBC members can earn up to 13.25 CPL units for attending this event.

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