THIRD PARTY EVENT

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Simon Fraser University - Continuing Studies, City Program

Urban Design: Ecological Planning
March 21, 2014 - 9:00am - March 22, 2014 - 5:30pm
SFU Vancouver Campus
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
14

In this course, you’ll learn about integrating ecological planning and sustainability into the urban design process. We’ll examine ecological planning through three themes: process, systems, and change.

You’ll develop your site evaluation skills using techniques that help uncover hidden assets in underlying natural resources. We’ll also explore concepts like net environmental gain and eco-economics using green and brown field case studies. 

UBC SCARP

SCARP Student Symposium: Embracing ComplexCity
February 7, 2014 - 8:00am - 6:30pm
UBC Graduate Student Society (GSS) Building
6371 Crescent Rd.
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
7.5

The SCARP Planning Students' Association invites you to join us on February 7, 2014 for the 6th annual SCARP Student Symposium, "Embracing ComplexCity".



Come and explore ways to respond to the ‘wicked problems’ of the twentieth-century. These include environmental, social and economic challenges like climate change and demographic shifts. How can we work towards improving the resilience of our cities and regions in the face of uncertainty and complexity? 


Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Vancouver as a Sustainable City: Rhetoric or Reality
January 21, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
University Women's Club at Hycroft
1489 McRae Avenue
Vancouver
BC

Dr. Tom Hutton, Professor at the UBC School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP), will explore the feasibility of Vancouver becoming a sustainable city. Dr. Hutton is an expert in the cultural economy of cities with an emphasis on the built environment and the creative industries.

UBC Continuing Studies

Passive House Building and Construction
January 22, 2014 - 6:30pm - March 26, 2014 - 9:30pm
UBC Robson Square
800 Robson Street
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
42

Passive House Design and Construction

starts January  22, 2014 [9 Wednesdays from 6:30-9:30pm and 2 Saturdays from 9am-5:30pm; UBC Robson Square; $1475, includes refreshments]

UBC Centre for Cultural Planning and Development

Online Creating Culture Plans Course
February 10, 2014 - 9:00am - April 13, 2014 - 5:00pm
Online
Online
Online
Online
CPD Learning Units: 
27

This online professional development course will provide you with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to develop, implement and evaluate culture plans. This includes:

University of British Columbia, Faculty of Forestry

Master of Sustainable Forest Management course-based program
February 28, 2014 - 9:45am
University of BC
2424 Main Mall
Vancouver
BC

The Master of Sustainable Forest Management (MSFM) is a one year professional graduate degree that provides advanced study in natural resource stewardship.

ULI BC

ULI BC Annual Networking Breakfast featuring Real Estate Outlook
November 26, 2013 - 7:30am - 9:30am
Vancouver Convention Centre, Parview Terrace at Canada Place
999 Canada Place
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
1

What are the best bets for investment and development in 2014? The ULI BC Annual Real Estate Outlook offers a sneak peak at the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2014 report co-authored by PwC and ULI. Based on personal interviews with and surveys from more than 900 of the most influential leaders in the real estate industry, this forecast will give you a heads-up on where to invest, which sectors and markets offer the best prospects, and trends in the capital markets that will affect real estate.

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