THIRD PARTY EVENT

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SPARC BC

Roll Up Your Sleeves: Hands-On Community Engagement with Wendy Sarkissian
October 25, 2014 - 9:00am - October 26, 2014 - 5:00pm
YWCA Program Centre
535 Hornby Street
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
11

The Social Planning and Research Council of British Columbia (SPARC BC) is delighted to offer a two-day masterclass training in hands-on community engagement with respected community engagement and reflective practitioner and trainer, Wendy Sarkissian.

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UBC Continuing Studies

LEED Green Building Strategies and Green Associate Exam Preparaion
October 16, 2014 - 9:00am - December 4, 2014 - 4:00pm
UBC Robson Square
800 Robson St
Vancouver
BC

This 36-hour course provides comprehensive preparation for the LEED Green Associate exam, a first step towards becoming a green building practitioner. The LEED Green Associate credential distinguishes practitioners with a sound knowledge of green design, construction and operations.Designed by the Canada Green Building Council, this course provides an overview of the techniques, approaches, materials and technologies used in the LEED v4 rating systems.Using a wide range of examples, case studies and site visits, this course prepares you to:

UBC Continuing Studies

Passive House Design: An Introduction
October 10, 2014 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
UBC Robson Square
800 Robson St
Vancouver
BC

 Learn how the Passive House Standard can be a cost-effective way to design and construct a building that is extremely energy efficient. Leave with a fundamental understanding of the elements of the Passive House Design and explore the business case for designing and building to the Passive House Standard, including total costs and long-term energy savings.

Heritage Vancouver

Frances Willard Commemoration and Walking Tour of Stanley Park Monument
September 28, 2014 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
The Stanley Park Pavilion, Stanley Park
610 Pipeline Road
Vancouver, BC
(Walking tour meets in front of Stanley Park Pavilion)
CPD Learning Units: 
2.25

Frances Willard Commemoration and Walking Tour of Stanley Park Monuments

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014; 11am to 2pm

Location: The Stanley Park Pavilion, 610 Pipeline Road, Stanley Park

11 am: Refreshments and Display

11:45 am: Introduction, followed by Talk by Chris Hay

12:30 pm: Walking Tour of Stanley Park Monuments with Donald Luxton (ticket required); meet in front of Stanley Park Pavilion.

SFU Public Square

Call for submissions - RISE: An ideas competition addressing sea level rise
October 6, 2014 - 4:30pm
SFU Segal Building

500 Granville Street
Vancouver
BC

Submissions are due by October 6, 2014. Team registration is now open!

UBC Inaugural Master Of Urban Design Forum

Five Crucial Decades of City Building
November 5, 2014 - 1:00pm - 5:30pm
Telus Theatre, Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
6265 Crescent Rd.
Vancouver, BC
Live stream online @ http://www.urbandesignforum.ca/live-stream-1/
CPD Learning Units: 
4.5

Five Crucial Decades of City Building: 15 speakers from around the world in dialogue.

1:00–5:30pm

Tickets are required.

Live streaming will be available if you are unable to attend these events in person. Please register for details.

UBC Inaugural Master of Urban Design Forum

Urban Design Forum: David Singleton
November 5, 2014 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Telus Theatre, Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
6265 Crescent Road
Vancouver, BC
Live stream online @ http://www.urbandesignforum.ca/live-stream-1/
CPD Learning Units: 
2

Lecture by David Singleton, Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia and former CEO and Chairman, ARUP Australia.

6:30pm Reception
7:30pm Lecture

Attendance is free but tickets are required.

Live streaming will be available if you are unable to attend these events in person. Please register for details.

UBC Inaugural Master Of Urban Design Forum

Urban Design Forum: Doug Saunders
November 4, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Council Chambers, Surrey City Hall
13450-104 Ave.
Surrey, BC
Live stream online @ http://www.urbandesignforum.ca/live-stream-1/
CPD Learning Units: 
2

Lecture by Doug Saunders, author of Arrival Cities and International Affairs Columnist, Globe and Mail, Toronto.

Reception at 6:00 pm and lecture at 7:00 pm.

Heritage Vancouver Society

WW1: Behind the Scenes at Beatty Street Drill Hall
October 8, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Beatty Street Drill Hall
620 Beatty St
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
2

Tour Guide: Keith Maxwell and Cameron Cathcart

Heritage Vancouver Society

WW1: The Homefront – Our Town, WW1 activities in South Hill
October 5, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tour begins at Memorial South Park
5955 Ross Street
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
2

Join tour guide, Isaac Vanderhorst and explore home front activities in South Hill, then a separate community, now a part of the City of Vancouver. South Hill represents, “Our Town”, a typical working class Canadian town of 100 years ago where everyone was directly affected by the war.

Imagine what life was like as you walk by the houses of the young soldiers and their fathers who worked in the ship building plant, Southill Elementary School, home to rallies and cadets, and the Soldier’s Centre, a drop in for soldiers and a hub for the women’s fundraising efforts.

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