South Coast Chapter

The Planning Institute of British Columbia South Coast Chapter covers the southwestern coastal mainland of British Columbia – including the Metro Vancouver and Sea-to-Sky regions.

Major cities and towns in the South Coast Chapter area include: Vancouver, Surrey, Richmond, Burnaby, Coquitlam, North Vancouver, Squamish, Whistler, and more…

Contact the South Coast Chapter:

Contact Names: Alex Taylor MCIP, RPP & Karen Kreis MCIP, RPP
Location: Vancouver, BC

And check out the South Coast Chapter Resource Page.


South Coast Chapter Events

Below is a listing of upcoming Chapter events and activities. To view individual event listings, click on the read more link.

PIBC - South Coast Chapter – Asset management is your responsibility!
March 30, 2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO LATE SUMMER 2016. DATE TO BE CONFIRMED.   Asset management is your responsibility! How planning, engineering, and finance can come together to tackle one of our biggest sustainability challenges.... > read more
PIBC - South Coast Chapter – The PIEVC Protocol Session - Informing Planning
February 25, 2016 - 8:20am - 5:00pm
PIEVC Engineering Protocol Workshop for Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment  Critical infrastructure includes land transportation routes (road, railroads, bridges), buildings, water facilities (reservoirs, dams), marine structures... > read more
PIBC - South Coast Chapter – PIBC South Coast Chapter & BC Cycling Coalition's Complete Streets Forum
January 28, 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
While our collective understanding of complete streets concepts continues to increase in depth and scope, successful implementation often remains a challenge. January's joint PIBC South Coast Chapter and BC Cycling Coalition event will... > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter – Winter Social and AGM
December 2, 2015 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Greetings South Coast Chapter members, Come raise a glass with planners from across the South Coast!  On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 the PIBC South Coast chapter will be hosting its 2015 Winter Social and Annual General Meeting.... > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter – Young Planners Social
November 18, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for our YOUNG PLANNERS SOCIAL, a networking event for planning students, those new to the profession, and all planners who are young at heart. Questions? Contact us at   > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter – Signs of the Times
November 3, 2015 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Signs of the Times: An Introduction to Signs The sign industry is ubiquitous yet unknown: while signs surround us everywhere, little is known about the industry. In British Columbia, traditional sign manufacturing represents $218 million... > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter with BC Food Systems Network – PlanTalk: Food Systems Planning
September 24, 2015 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
PlanTalk: Food Systems Planning The South Coast Chapter in partnership with the BC Food Systems Network are coordinating a PlanTalk event on Food Systems Planning. The goal of the event is to bring together planners and community partners... > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter – Planner's Pub
July 21, 2015 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
PIBC's South Coast Chapter is hosting a "Planner's Pub" discussion at the Pint (455 Abbott Street, Vancouver) on Tuesday, July 21, 5 - 8 PM. If you're in town, stop by for a pint and to discuss with some of your PIBC and planning... > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter with IAP2 BC – Emotion and Outrage in Public Participation
May 5, 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join the South Coast Chapter and IAP2 BC for a social and lively panel presentation and discussion about working with emotion and outrage. Learn tips and tricks from our online engagement, IAP2 trainer, and consultant colleagues on how to... > read more
PIBC South Coast Chapter – The First Annual “Everything you wished you knew about Planning, and thank goodness someone told me about THAT” Fail Fair
February 25, 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
CALLING ALL PLANNERS! PIBC South Coast Chapter is seeking bold planners to come forward for our next event… it’s a big one… The First Annual “Everything you wished you knew about Planning, and thank goodness someone told me about THAT”... > read more