FALL UPDATE: Programs, Courses and News

September 17, 2013 at 11:27 am Leave a comment

URBAN DESIGN CERTIFICATE – APPLICATION DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 25

Taught by renowned practitioners and industry leaders, the Urban Design Certificate equips mid-career professionals with the right tools to create positive changes in their communities. Our hands-on programs feature eight two- and three-day intensive courses. There’s still time to apply. Application deadline for the Fall 2013 cohort has been extended to September 25, 2013.

Certificate Information:
Urban Design Certificate

URBAN DESIGN COURSES IN EDMONTON

Urban Design Theory and Practice
October 16-17, 2013

Urban Design: Visual Communication
October 18-19, 2013

Register now.

URBAN DESIGN COURSES – FALL 2013

Theory and Practice

Sept 27-28, 2013

9am-5:30pm

$650

SFU Harbour Centre

Instructors: Scot Hein, City of Vancouver, Michael von Hausen, MVH Urban Planning and Design, Michael Gordon, City of Vancouver, Frank Ducote, Frank Ducote Urban Design.

Information/Registration

Visual Communication
Oct 25-26, 2013
9am-5:30pm
$650
SFU Harbour Centre
Information/Registration

Economic Fundamentals
Nov 15-16, 2013
9am-5:30pm
$650
SFU Harbour Centre
Information/Registration

Implementation Methods
Nov 15-16, 2013
9am-5:30pm
$650
SFU Harbour Centre
Information/Registration

SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COURSES – FALL 2013

Sustainable Economics for the Real World
Nov 1-2, 2013
9am-5:30pm
$650
SFU Harbour Centre
Information/Registration
Instructors: Alexis Morgan, Global Water Roundtable, WWF; and others

Urban Transportation: Planning and Designing for Sustainability
Nov 29-30, 2013
9am-5:30pm
$650
SFU Surrey
Information/Registration
Instructors: Tamim Raad, TransLink, and others

Making Change Happen
Jan 17-18, 2014
9am-5:30pm
$650
SFU Vancouver
Information/Registration
Instructors: Vanessa Timmer, Resourceful Solutions Consulting; Dagmar Timmer, One Earth Initiative Society

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES – FALL 2013

How Photography Can Enhance the Professional Practice of Architecture, Urban Planning, and Design
Nov 6, 2013
8:30am-5:30pm
$252
SFU Vancouver
Information/Registration
Instructor: Richard Hulbert

Real Estate Development from the Inside Out
Feb 17-Mar 24 (each Monday evening), 2014
6:30pm-9:30pm
$467.25
SFU Vancouver
Information/Registration
Instructor: Herb Auerbach

FINANCING URBAN GROWTH: THE USE OF DEVELOPMENT COST CHARGES AND COMMUNITY AMENITY CONTRIBUTIONS,

in NANAIMO

Nov 4, 2013
9:30am-4:30pm
$330 + GST
Coast Bastion Inn, Nanaimo
Instructors: Jay Wollenberg, Coriolis Consulting Corporation; Bill Buholzer, Young Anderson
Information/Registration

This course is co-sponsored by the PIBC’s Vancouver Island North Chapter.

NEW ONLINE TRANSPORTATION CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Certificate in Next-Generation Transportation
SFU’s new certificate is designed to help mid-career professionals use next-generation transportation strategies to advance livable and sustainable cities of the future. This program is comprised of four online courses. Details

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

The Charrette Institute is looking for one student (specializing in Urban Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture) or recent alumni volunteer to assist with basic tasks for a week long training in downtown Vancouver October 7-11, 8:30-5pm, except Friday the training ends at noon held by the National Charrette Institute. n exchange for volunteering during this week you will also be a student of the course, earning your NCI Charrette System™ Certificate and NCI Charrette Management and Facilitation™ Certificate, typically costing $1,420. We ask that you be available the whole week, participate in the course and assist the Executive Director and the Program Coordinator before, during, and after the course. For training description and further details about NCI please see our website here, http://www.charretteinstitute.org. For further questions regarding volunteering please contact: Heidi Haberbush Tingey, Program Coordinator, heidi@charretteinstitute.org

BC LAND SUMMIT: CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST TO PRESENT

The BC Land Summit Society is pleased to announce the “Call for Expressions of Interest to Present” for the 2014 BC Land Summit. The 2014 BC Land Summit will be held May 14 – 16, 2014 at Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. Register your interest to present at the Summit by October 11, 2013. The Program Committee will utilize the expression of interest responses to help them develop the program. If your submission is selected the Summit Program Committee will contact you directly. The four streams include: Food & Agriculture, Law & the Land, The Natural & Built Environment, and Water & the Land.

The Summit is one of the preeminent interdisciplinary conferences in BC that’s organized by five professional organizations, all of which share ties to land use in British Columbia. The 2014 BC Land Summit has confirmed speakers including: Wade Davis, Anthropologist, Author, Explorer; Chris Hadfield, Astronaut, Former Commander of the International Space Station; Louise Mandell, Queen’s Counsel, Doctor of Laws (hon.); and Catherine Murray, Co-Host and Anchor for BNN, Former VP at Deutsche Ban. Contact Tara Culham, BC Land Summit Society Chair with any questions at admin@bcsla.org or visit http://www.bclandsummit.com .

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