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Heritage Vancouver Society

What is Vancouver’s Heritage?
April 16, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (SFU Woodwards)
149 W. Hastings St.
CPD Learning Units: 

The evening’s discussion will be around what Vancouver’s heritage is and what heritage values ought to be recognized.  We then tie these values to a discussion of the Heritage Register, an inventory that identifies approximately 2,200 heritage sites and resources.

BC Water & Waste Association (BCWWA)

WaterBreaks Webinar: Are Our Water Systems at Risk? Assessing the Financial Sustainability of BC's Municipal Water and Sewer Systems
March 26, 2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Presentation overview:
What will it take to ensure that BC's public water and wastewater assets are financially sustainable?
How financially prepared are BC communities to replace their water and wastewater assets?

City of Surrey

Evolution of Communities Forum
April 22, 2015 - 7:30am - 8:00pm
Sheraton Guildford
15269 104th Avenue

City of Surrey’s Evolution of Communities Forum
April 2015

On behalf of the City of Surrey, I would like to invite you to attend the Evolution of Communities Forum. This event will focus on the business strategies, technologies, and urban sustainability innovations that are poised to transform the world’s cities. The event will be held on April 22, 2015, at the Sheraton Guildford Hotel in Surrey, BC.

ULI British Columbia

ULI BC: Keeping Metro Vancouver on Track - Transit Investment for a Liveable Region
April 1, 2015 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Vancouver Convention Centre West
1055 Canada Place

The economic vitality of a city, the ability to attract new workers, and the ability to transport people with new commuting patterns that support the health and sustainability of a growing region, all hinge on a well-functioning transit system that grows along with it.

The transit system in Metro Vancouver, a desirable and rapidly growing region, already faces pressure to match current demand – and with with the regions population expected to increase by over a million people, these demands will only continue to increase.

British Columbia Society of Landscape Architects

BCLSA Annual Conference, Showcase & AGM
April 23, 2015 - 6:00pm - April 25, 2015 - 6:30pm
Fairmont Château Whistler
4599 Chateau Boulevard


Ministry of Environment

Develop with Care Webinar
April 9, 2015 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Online Webinar
Online Webinar
CPD Learning Units: 

Environmental Protection and the Built Environment - Develop with Care 2014

This webinar is for:
Local governments, developers, landscape architects, planning and engineering consultants, non-government organizations and anyone involved in land use. PIBC Continuous Professional Learning: Eligible planners and PIBC Members can earn 1.50 CPL Learning Units by participating in this event.

Simon Fraser University - The City Program

12 Great Ideas for Vancouver from Around the World
April 1, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
SFU Harbour Centre
Room 1400, SFU Harbour Centre, 515 W Hastings St, Vancouver

Vancouver may be one of the world's most livable and sustainable cities—but other cities around the world can offer lessons to make us even better.

Over the past five decades, Vancouver architect and planner Michael Geller has visited 55 countries in search of interesting places and good planning ideas: better use of water, improved public spaces, innovative approaches to lighting and enhanced civic pride.

Come hear and see 12 ideas on how to make Vancouver a healthier, friendlier, more beautiful and creative city.

Urban Development Institute (UDI)

YES to Transit!
March 25, 2015 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Hyatt Regency Hotel
655 Burrard Street

We are facing one of the most important decisions affecting our region and our industry. We need to get informed, get involved, and get behind the YES campaign!

Four experts will outline the benefits of having better transit and transportation that voters should have in mind for the coming referendum.

Iain Black – President, Vancouver Board of Trade and Co-chair, Better Transit and Transportation Coalition (BTTC) – will outline the benefits of the transportation investment plan for the region and the work of the BTTC.

Langara College Applied Planning Program

Designing a Public Consultation Program - Tools & Techniques
March 20, 2015 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Langara College
100 West 49th Ave

Designing a Public Consultation Program - Tools and Techniques
This workshop will provide an overview of public engagement tools and help planners pick the right tool for the planning challenge to be addressed. The workshop will also teach planners basic facilitation skills and how to respond to difficult people and situations that threaten to derail the consultation process.
Learning Objectives:
- Understand the public involvement continuum.

Langara College Applied Planning Program

Open House
March 19, 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Langara College
100 West 49th Ave

 Langara Applied Planning Post Degree Diploma Open House 

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