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Seminars and Events

The Appraisal Institute of Canada offers various educational opportunities that are relevant to real estate and valuation professionals.

AIC Members are required to complete credits as part of the Institute’s mandatory Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program. AIC’s annual conference, webinars and seminars as well as learning opportunities offered by AIC partners are guaranteed credits for AIC Members.

AIC Partners Seminars & Events


Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Courses and Credits

UBC offers AIC members three avenues to achieve credits towards AIC’s Continuing Professional Development Program

  • Completion of BUSI courses provides students with a maximum of 12 CPD credits per course.
  • UBC’s CPD courses offer AIC “guaranteed credits” with a range of valuation related topics.
  • UBC’s webinars provide live online instructions on topics of interest to AIC members; normally offered in November and December only.
Institute of Municipal Assessors

IMA’s Fall Virtual Symposium 

November 2nd and 3rd


This online event won’t be just another Zoom meeting! The symposium will feature marquee speakers, expert panelists, and networking opportunities to bring us together during these extraordinary times.

Earn up to 7  CPD credits as you navigate the theme of Resilience and Change over a day-and-a-half. Get the latest information of how COVID-19 is impacting the assessment field both today and further downstream. Hear from the Canadian Directors of Assessment services as they engage in a panel discussion about national collaboration and training and education. 

Delegates will leave feeling well-informed, empowered, and embracing of change.  Early bird registration fees are $300+HST for members and $400+HST for non-members. There are also half-day rates available.  The early bird ends on October 1, 2020. 

Click here to register and for more information.

Canadian Property Tax Association

The 54th Annual CPTA National Workshop will be held virtually on October 5th to the 7th.  

The program includes historical market, assessment and legal updates, relevant industry topics, as well as professionalism and ethics including a resiliency and mental health keynote speaker to help you navigate through these difficult times. 

The more detailed program information can be found online at:

RICS/IPTI Property Tax seminar

RICS and IPTI 9th Annual Property Tax Seminar

This year marks the 9th Annual RICS and IPTI Property Tax Seminar, Assessment & Taxation in Ontario: Looking forward in Ontario Property Tax to 2020 and beyond: Challenges and Realities.

This event will take place in Toronto Nov 26th. For more information, click here

The International Property Tax Institute/Property Valuation Services Corporation

The IPTI offers a wide range of webinars, workshops and international events.

To see the full list of events, please click here.

To see the Training series calendar of events, click here (second page).


1 CPD credit per event will be given for attendance

Real Estate Forums

AIC credits are guaranteed for the events at a rate of 1 credit per hour (averaging 6 credits per function)

The Vancouver Real Estate Forum, originally scheduled for March 31 has been rescheduled to September 30, 2020.

The Edmonton Real Estate Forum originally scheduled for April 15 will be rescheduled to combine with the Calgary Real Estate Forum to become the Alberta Real Estate Forum. The new event will be held instead of the Calgary Real Estate Forum, scheduled for October 21, 2020.

For more details or to see other upcoming events, click here.


Multiple webinars are also available in April and May. 1 CPD credit per hour will be given for attendance

To see the list of webinars available, please click here.

Canadian Institute of Certified Executor Advisors

Under a partnership with AIC and CICEA, AIC members may access the Certified Executor Advisor education program to obtain the CEA designation.

The CICEA on-line education program is divided into these seven modules:

  • Module 1) Getting Started; Duties of an Executor / Executrix
  • Module 2) Financial Considerations
  • Module 3) Property
  • Module 4) Trusts
  • Module 5) The Estate and Probate
  • Module 6) Challenges of Estate Administration
  • Module 7) Benefits of The CEA
  • For more detailed information about the curriculum, download the CEA Syllabus.
  • AIC members’ preferred price is $1,295 (discounted by $200)
  • 12 guaranteed continuous professional development credits will be granted to AIC members upon the successful completion of the full course.
  • To register for the CEA program with your special AIC discount, go to this link.
  • For more information, go to AIC’s Frequently Asked Questions.
Carson Dunlop


CARSON DUNLOP CONTINUING EDUCATION The following Carson Dunlop courses have been approved for guaranteed AIC CPD credits. For more information visit the Carson Dunlop website.

  • Commercial roofing – 3 AIC CPD credits
  • Commercial structures – 3 AIC CPD credits
  • Forced-air gas heating – 3 AIC CPD credits
  • Exterior structures – 4 AIC CPD credits
  • Getting electricity into the home – 4 AIC CPD credits
  • Grow houses – 1 AIC CPD credit
  • The home inspection process – 3 AIC CPD credits
  • Plumbing: supply, drain, waste and vent – 3 AIC CPD credits
  • Surface water control and landscaping – 3 AIC CPD credits
  • Understanding residential cooling systems and insulation – 3 AIC CPD credits
  • Understanding residential electrical systems and appliances – 3 AIC CPD credits
  • Understanding residential heating – 3 AIC CPD credits
  • Understanding residential interiors – 3 AIC CPD credits
  • Understanding residential plumbing systems – 3 AIC CPD credits
  • Understanding residential roofing and exteriors – 3 AIC CPD credits
  • Understanding residential structures – 3 AIC CPD credits
  • Wells, pumps and septic systems – 3 AIC CPD credits
  • Wood-burning fireplaces – 3 AIC CPD credits
  • Architectural Styles – 3 AIC CPD credits
ES Computer Training

Take a couescomputerrse from ES Computer Training and earn guaranteed AIC CPD credits Offered in classrooms in various Ontario locations

  • NEW Facebook & LinkedIn for the Real Estate Industry – 7 CPDs
  • MS Outlook – Contact Management System for Real Estate Professionals – 7 CPDs
  • MS Excel – Finances for Real Estate Professionals – 7 CPDs
  • MS Publisher for Real Estate Professionals – 7 CPDs
  • Creating Marketing Presentations for Real Estate Professionals – 7 CPDs

For details: ES Computer Training 131 Bloor St. W. Suite 200/318 Toronto, ON M5S 1R8

Real Estate Institute of Canada


Under a partnership agreement between AIC and REIC AIC members have access to the REIC’s courses and designation programs which cover all sectors of the real estate industry such as reserve fund planning, ethics, finance, law, leadership, human resources, leasing & negotiating, mortgage underwriting, property/asset management and more. Read the partnership announcement here. Read the FAQs here.

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