Urban Development Institute - Okanagan Chapter

The Strategic Art of Development Approvals: A Master Class in Process, Politics, and Negotiation
October 17, 2014 - 8:00am - October 18, 2014 - 5:00pm
Coast Capri Hotel
1171 Harvey Avenue Kelowna, BC, V1Y 6E8
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Successfully navigating through the complex world of development approvals is an essential part of bringing any real estate development project to life.

Expertly facilitated by MARK HOLLAND MCIP, RPP of New Monaco Enterprises, this intensive and practical course will empower participants to be highly effective at any stage of development. There are only 18 spots remaining in this course and is for UDI members only. Come and learn from the best in the business!

Collaborative of Advanced Land Planning and Quality Urban Energy Systems for Tomorrow

Community Energy Symposium
September 11, 2014 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Anvil Centre
777 Columbia Street
New Westminster
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Please register by August 29th (space is limited!)

Heritage Vancouver Society

A Conversation with Brian Jackson about Heritage in Vancouver
September 29, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Vancouver City Hall The Town Hall Meeting Room, main floor
453 West 12th Avenue
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7:00pm to 9:00pm | Doors open at 6:30pm Location: the Town Hall Meeting Room, main floor  Vancouver City Hall, 
453 West 12th Avenue (enter by front door)

Tickets: Admission is $10, all revenues from the event support Heritage Vancouver’s conservation initiatives 

Heritage Vancouver Society

Walking Tour: A Soldier’s Journey - From Home Front to Front Line
September 14, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Hamilton Street
847 Hamilton St
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$15; Heritage Vancouver Members $10

Tour guide: Isaac Vanderhorst

Tour begins at 847 Hamilton Street and ends at 755 West Hastings (the Sinclair Centre)

Join tour guide, Isaac Vanderhorst, and follow in the footsteps of a World War 1 soldier from the time he leaves home to sign up, to the train station, where his journey to the Western Front begins.

Heritage Vancouver Society

Walking Tour: Historic Chinatown
September 21, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:30pm
Millennium Gate, Chinatown
Junction of Pender Street and Taylor Street
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September 21, 2014; 10am to 1230pm
Tourguide: Larry Wong
Tickets $15; Members $10

Join Larry Wong, who was born and raised in Chinatown, as he takes you on an intimate tour of Chinatown. Larry is a public historian for the Chinese Canadian Historical Society of B.C. Find out how the World’s Narrowest Building came to be, visit the original site of the CPR Roundhouse before it was moved to Yaletown and find out the history of several heritage buildings such as the Chinese Freemasons and the Yip Sang building built in 1889.

Heritage Vancouver Society

Tour of the Bloedel Conservatory and Queen Elizabeth Park
September 27, 2014 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
Queen Elizabeth Park
4600 Cambie St, Vancouver BC V5Y 2M9

A Success Story: The Bloedel Conservatory: A Tour of the Conservatory and Queen Elizabeth Park

Sept 27th, 2014;  10 am to 1pm
Tourguides: John Coupar and Vicky Earle
$20 includes entrance fee to the Conservatory (all Proceeds benefit Heritage Vancouver Society and the Bloedel Committee, VanDusen Botanical Garden Association)  

Local Government Management Association of BC (LGMA)

2014 MATI School for Statutory Approving Officers
October 19, 2014 - 7:00pm - October 24, 2014 - 12:00pm
South Thompson Inn
3438 Shuswap Road

The LGMA is offering the MATI School for Statutory Approving Officers program from October 19-24, 2014 in Kamloops. This residential program will provide participants with a comprehensive review of the duties and responsibilities of the statutory approving officer along with best practices for carrying out this function. Cost for the program (includes tuition, meals, accommodation and supplies) is $1,900 + GST. Registration is limited to 45 participants.

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APPI 2014 Conference Lifecycle of a Planner
October 5, 2014 - 8:00am - October 7, 2014 - 12:00pm
Delta Lodge at Kananaskis
1 Centential Drive
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From the education opportunities to shared meals to exploring the beautiful surroundings Kananaskis has to offer, we are committed to providing you an experience that will benefit your professional practice and also allow you a chance to take a step back and breathe deeply.

Metro Vancouver

Zero Waste Conference 2014
September 16, 2014 - 7:30am - 6:30pm
Vancouver Convention Centre
East 999 Canada Place
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Metro Vancouver’s 4th Annual Zero Waste Conference - Shifting dialogue and action on waste prevention and reduction

On September 16, join leaders, emerging innovators and practitioners as we explore new product and systems design, new materials, and new business models that are keeping pace with a new economic landscape – a landscape that is more circular than linear.

Engage with a global network of thought leaders, practitioners, and sector leaders advancing dialogue and collaborative action on waste prevention and reduction.

IRWA Chapter 54

Successful Negotiating Strategies
November 3, 2014 - 8:00am - November 4, 2014 - 5:00pm
BCIT Vancouver Campus
555 Seymour St
BC V6B 3H6
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Course C200 - on Successful Negotiating Strategies as they relate to real estate.  This course is designed for all right of way professionals and negotiators who would like to explore their negotiation skills, habits and styles to improve settlement rates of right of way acquisition and real estate in general.  For details, see:

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