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 – 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
PIBC South Coast Chapter – PIBC South Coast Chapter Presents: Planning for Community Resilience: Managing Earthquake and Other Natural Hazard Risks
November 19, 2014 - 5:45pm - 8:00pm
For more details and to register online, click the following link:   Agenda 5:45 - 6:30 pm - Registration & Refreshments/Mingling6:30 - 8:00 pm -  Presentations and Panel Discussion... > read more