Upcoming Course Offerings     

February 20 - 23, 2018:  Taylor X Symposium
The U of C Faculty of Environmental Design and the Laboratory for Integrative Design are hosting a symposium that will bring together award winning architects, educators and makers to discuss the design process, design research and entrepreneurship.  
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Calgary

February 22 - 24, 2018:  Understanding and Working with the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP)
Pasive House Canada is offering a three day course that will teach participants the structure, inputs and outputs of PHPP, and how to select appropriate climate data sets and record building measurements.
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Calgary

February 26, 2018:  Risk/Change Management for Construction
The Calgary Construction Association is offering a full-day, hands-on workshop that will provide a comprehensive understanding of risk management in the contruction industry.  Participants will be lead through the process of identifying, analyzing, prioritizing and responding to risk factors throughout the duration of a project.
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Calgary

February 27, 2018: AutoCAD I
SAIT is offering a classroom course intended to introduce learners to the fundamentals of AutoCAD 2018 and enable students to crate a basic 2D drawing using AutoCAD software.  This course is also offered as a distance learning option.  
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Calgary

February 27, 2018: Revit MEP Fundamentals
SAIT is offering a classroom course intended to introduce learners to the basics of the Revit MEP 2018 software platform for Building Information Modeling (BIM). This course is also offered as distance learning option.
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Calgary

February 27 & 28, 2018:  Microsoft Project for Construction
The Calgary Construction Association is offering a two-day, hands-on course which will provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of Microsoft Project.
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Location:  Calgary

February 28, 2018:  Wood Design Workshop

Wood WORKS! Alberta is presenting a one-day workshop that will allow attendees to participate in designing wood members from bending to lateral design by utilizing the Canadian Wood Council's publications and software.  The registration fee includes a copy of the new Wood Design Manual.
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Edmonton

March 1, 2018:  Wood Design Workshop

Wood WORKS! Alberta is presenting a one-day workshop that will allow attendees to participate in designing wood members from bending to lateral design by utilizing the Canadian Wood Councils's publications and software.  The registration fee includes a copy of the new Wood Design Manual.
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Calgary

March 1, 2018:  Tall Wood Buildings Seminar
Wood WORKS! Alberta is providing a seminar which will bring together leading experts in the field of engineered wood design and manufacture to discuss the exciting potential of tall wood buildings. The presenters will include Michael Green, Michael Green Architecture.   
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Calgary

March 2, 2018:  Legal Risk Assessment for Design Professionals - Strategies for Dealing with Today's Complex Projects
Osgood Hall Law School, York University, is offering a full day of sessions on topics related to Legal Risk Management for Design Professionals. The program is designed to help you assess and mitigate your risk, and to aid you in making more informed decisions. This educational event is offered both in a classroom setting and as a distance learning option via their webcast.
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Toronto or via webcast

March 5, 6, 7 & 8, 2018:  Bluebeam Revu Courses
The Calgary Construction Association is offering a series of training courses on Bluebeam Revu.  Each course can be taken individually, as follows:
March 5:  Basic
March 6:  Estimating
March 7:  Document Control
March 8:  Quality Control
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Calgary

March 6, 2018:  AutoCAD III
SAIT is offering a classroom course intended to introduce learners, who are proficient with 2D commands in AutoCAD 2018, to concepts and methods of 3D modeling.  This course is also offered as a distance learning option.
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Calgary

March 7, 2018:  EVDS Design Matters Lecture

The EVDS Design Matters Lecture series presents Susan Fainstein, Senior Research Fellow, Harvard Graduate School of Design.
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Calgary

March 12, 2018: AutoCAD II
SAIT is offering a classroom course intended to introduce learners to more sophisticated techniques of AutoCAD 2018 beyond the basic skills covered in AutoCAD fundamentals. This course is also offered as a distance learning option. 
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Calgary

March 12, 2018: Revit Intermediate
SAIT is offering a classroom course intended to increase learner's productivity and expand on the Revit Architecture 2018 experience using Building Information Modeling (BIM).  This course is also offered as a distance learning option.  
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Calgary

March 14, 2018: AutoCAD I
SAIT is offering a classroom course intended to introduce learners to the fundamentals of AutoCAD 2018 and enable students to create a basic 2D drawing using AutoCAD software.  This course is also offered as a distance learning option.
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Calgary

March 16, 2018:  Building Enclosures for High Performance Buildings
Passive House Canada is offering a full-day course that will provide in-depth information about 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.
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Edmonton

March 20 & 21, 2018:  Buildex Edmonton
This annual event is Edmonton's largest trade show and conference for the construction, architecture and interior design industries. There are over 35 educational sessions to choose from. 
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Edmonton

March 21, 2018:  Collecting Your Money in Small Claims Court

The Calgary Construction Association is offering a full-day session that will provide information about how to pursue a claim through Small Claims Court.
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Calgary

March 28, 2018:  EVDS Design Matters Lecture Series
The EVDS Design Matters Lecture Series presents Michelle Delk, Snohetta.
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Calgary 

April 9 & 10, 2018:  Construction 101 - The Construction Industry Explained
The Calgary Construction Association is offering a two-day course tht will break down the complexity of the construction industry by showing how various stakeholders fit into the industry.  
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Calgary

April 24 & 25, 2018:  AGC Lean Certification
The Calgary Construction Association is offering a series of courses that are part of the Lean Construction Education Program.  The schedule is as follows:
April 24:  Unit 1 - Variation in Production Systems
April 24:  Unit 2 - Pull in Production
April 25:  Unit 3 - Lean Workstructuring
April 25:  Unit 4 - The Last Planner System
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Calgary

April 26 & 27, 2018:  Advanced Microsoft Project for Construction

The Calgary Construction Association is offering a two-day, hands-on course that will profile the advanced features of Microsoft Project.
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Calgary

May 11 - 12, 2018: Banff Session
The AAA is pleased to present the biennial Banff Session conference. The theme for the 2018 offering is 'The Creatives'. Registration is now open.  Early bird registration pricing until March 15th.
For more information, click here
Location: Banff
Keynote & Professional Development Sessions:  Structured learning hours
Annual General Meeting & Member Forum:         Unstructured learning hours

May 15 & 16, 2018:  AGC Lean Certification
The Calgary Construction Association is offering a series of courses that are part of the Lean Construction Education Program.  The schedule is as follows:
May 15:  Unit 5 - Lean Supply Chain & Assembly
May 15:  Unit 6 - Lean Design & Pre-Construction
May 15:  Unit 7 - Problem-solving Principles and Tools
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Calgary

May 30 - June 2, 2018:  2018 RAIC Festival of Architecture
The RAIC Festival touches down in Saint John, New Brunswick this year.  This annual conference will feature keynote speakers, professional development sessions as well as a tradeshow.  
For more information, or to register, click here
Location:  Saint John
Sessions:  Structured learning hours
Tours:       Unstructured learning hours