SFU and Western and Northern Canada Branch of IAIA

SFU Student Research on Impact Assessment
February 22, 2018 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
SFU Harbour Center Room 1415
515 West Hastings St.

BC Housing and British Columbia Building Envelope Council (BCBEC)

Building Smart with High Performance Concrete Envelopes
February 27, 2018 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
The Italian Cultural Centre Sociaety, Vancouver
3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver B.C.


Canadian Cohousing Conference

Canadian Cohousing Conference
April 28, 2018 - 10:00am - April 29, 2018 - 4:30pm
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House / SFU Segal Building
800 East Broadway / 500 Granville

Learn why cohousing members are so happy!  Is it the social connections, the environmental benefits, or the support network?  

Architecture Canada-Royal Architectural Institute of Canada + Museum of Vancouver

"A Deeper Dive into Family Friendly Affordable Housing-A Workshop with Experts"
February 1, 2018 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Museum of Vancouver
1100 Chestnut St

 Costs: Adults: $17.00; Seniors and Students: $15; RAIC Members & MOV Members: $10. CPD Learning Units: 3.0 

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Places That Matter: Community Celebration
February 21, 2018 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House
2305 W 7th Ave
British Columbia

Celebrate the local, cultural and lesser-known history of our city with a free evening of storytelling, community and refreshments. Local comedian Morgan Brayton will serve as MC introducing several speakers connected to memorable sites honoured through the Places That Matter program. There will be opportunities to share your own stories, explore community booths, and learn about the PTM plaque project and the new PTM Community History Resource website.  For more information please click on the link below: 

Passive House Canada

120A: Passive House Design and Construction
February 22, 2018 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Vancouver - Venue TBA
Venue TBA

120A: Passive House Design and Construction is a four-day course that covers the technical, economic and policy elements of Passive House buildings. Participants will learn how to apply Passive House principles in the context of building physics, windows and mechanical systems. Numerous case studies, both domestic and international, will be used to demonstrate current best practices and teach concepts of cost assessment.

Regional District of Nanaimo

200: Building Enclosures for High Performance Buildings
February 23, 2018 - 9:00am - 4:30pm
Rotary House Activity Centre
850 3rd St., Nanaimo, BC

This full-day course provides an in-depth discussion of high-performance building enclosures for North American buildings, including single-family homes and large commercial buildings, with a focus on walls, roofs and window systems.

Ecological Restoration Program University of Victoria

Climate Change in Ecological Restoration Online Course
May 7, 2018 - 8:00am
Online course
University of Victoria

ER505: Climate Change in Ecological Restoration (online)

University of Victoria

Climate Change has implications for how we plan and practice ecological restoration. In this ONLINE course you will explore the impact of climate change on restoration through course activities and current thinking. The course can be taken for professional development or as part of the 4-course Ecological Restoration Professional Specialization Certificate program. By taking this course you will learn to:

Simon Fraser University

Free lecture and webcast: How will that new station increase my house price — the Australian experience
January 4, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
SFU Harbour Centre
515 W. Hastings St.

Property markets rise and fall as transport systems reshape accessibility in cities. Planners occasionally use 'value capture' funding and financing to help pay for public transport. But understanding where and when values rise is critical to the efficiency and equity of such schemes. This presentation looks at recent evidence from a set of Australian busway, rail and ferry projects that reveals great variation in how transport affects property values, including both spatial patterning and timing of uplift.

Fire Chiefs' Association of British Columbia

Home & Family Sprinkler Summit
February 22, 2018 - 7:30am - 5:00pm
Langley Events Centre
7888 - 200th Street
CPD Learning Units: 

Fire Chiefs' Association of BC

Home & Family Sprinkler Summit

February 22, 2018

Langley Events Centre

Register by January 15 for early bird pricing!

Did you know home fire sprinklers reduce the amount of water needed to fight a fire by 90% when compared to the amount of water used by firefighters?

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