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Seminars & Events

Professional development is an important step to enhance your career and professional growth. AIC-BC, in partnership with the Appraisal Institute of Canada, offers conferences, professional practice seminars, courses, webinars, and other events to help their members stay leading edge within the valuation profession and real estate sector.

The AIC-BC continues to monitor the situation and orders surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.  To support the health and safety of AIC-BC Members and to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, all AIC-BC in-person events have been postponed until further notice.  AIC-BC will work with Chapters over the coming months to transition annual meeting and education opportunities into virtual format.  During these unprecedented times, AIC-BC is committed to delivering the information that Members need through webinar events, newsletters and email, and social media channels. Please check back for more updates.

For a complete listing of upcoming provincial and national events, please see the list of events below.

Professional Practice Seminars

PPS Classroom Seminars & AIC-BC Events

At their fall 2020 Board meeting, the AIC-BC Board of Directors had a lengthy discussion regarding holding in-person events amid the ongoing pandemic.  While the probability of a return to “normal” is likely to occur in the near future, there is still uncertainty as to when government restrictions for social gatherings will be lifted.  As the AIC-BC is committed to the health and wellness of its staff, Members, and the community overall, the AIC-BC Board of Directors has elected to refrain from holding in-person Chapter and Provincial events until July 31, 2020.

Accordingly, there will be no offerings of classroom Professional Practice Seminar (PPS) sessions for the 2020-2021 CPD Cycle.  AIC-BC Members are reminded of the upcoming deadline to complete the 2020 AIC PPS On-Demand Session for the 2020-2021 CPD Cycle.  Members must register and complete their PPS session by June 30th, 2021.

AIC-BC is committed to delivering programs and services to its Members.  AIC-BC Committees and Chapters hope to plan and offer an array of virtual webinars and events in 2021.  Please visit the AIC-BC Seminars and Events page and stay connected through AIC-BC’s social media channels and monthly Member Bulletins for updates.


Professional Practice Seminar – On Demand

The online and on-demand Professional Practice Seminar is offered through the UBC education platform.

Modules can be viewed anytime to suit the member’s schedule and at the end of each Module, the participant will complete a 10 multiple-choice questions quiz.

Please click here to register.

Cost: $345.00+applicable tax

CPD Credits: 7


Introduction to Professional Practice Seminar (ITPP) – For New Candidate Members

Eligibility: Any individual interested in becoming a Candidate Member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada. More information on the ITPP can be found here.


Together with the national office, AIC-BC offers seminars and webinars that provide quality opportunities for AIC Members to meet their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements. 

CPD CREDITS: Registrants must attend the full session to be eligible for credit. The list of attendees will be verified by AIC-BC and forwarded to AIC National for posting of credits to member’s individual records. Please allow 30 days for posting of credits to your CPD record. 

RECORDINGS: Event recording will only be made available to registered attendees following the Virtual Event. AIC-BC Members will not be permitted to purchase recorded material. 

NOTE: AIC CPD Policy does not permit credit through recorded CPD events. Accordingly, CPD credits will only be awarded to attendees of the Virtual Event. No credits will be awarded for viewing event recordings. 

For more information about CPD requirements, please read the Continuing Professional Development Policies and Guidelines

If you are looking for your Chapter Annual Meeting, please visit your Chapter’s page. 


Confirmation emails are sent within 1-2 business days following registration.
Please remember to check your spam/junk folder.

If you do not receive your confirmation email, please contact as soon as possible and at least one hour prior to your scheduled webinar date/time to have your meeting link resent. 

To keep each webinar secure, please do not share your personalized zoom meeting link with anyone.


Solar Power for Homes: How much value does solar add to my property?

CPD Credits for this webinar have now been posted.


BC’s Industrial Real Estate Sector: A closer look at performance, demand and market evolution.

CPD Credits for this webinar have now been posted.


The Benefits of a Heat Pump and the Available Rebates

CPD credits will be posted soon.


Overview of First Nation: Lands & Interests On-Reserve

Thursday, May 19th, 2022
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. PST

There are 198 distinct First Nations in B.C., each with their own unique traditions and history. First Nations have been playing a significant role in the land development, and some well known projects are developed with on-reserve lands. This seminar will be an introduction to First Nation Land Interests, Bylaws, Registry and related topics, for a better understanding of properties rights and governance related on-reserve lands.

What you’ll learn (TBD)
Participants will learn about the Framework Agreement and topics related to Land Code First Nations. Discussion topics include:

~ Overview of Indian Reserves & Jurisdiction
~ Framework Agreement Land Governance Powers
~ Land Codes & First Nation Land Laws
~Interests on First Nation Land
~ Land Registry
~ Questions & Resources

Patti Wight
Manager First Nation Support Services BC
First Nations Land Management Resource Centre
Adam Wright
Planner Land Code Governance
First Nations Land Management Resource Centre
Denise Unger
Manager First Nation Support Services Fraser Valley
First Nations Land Management Resource Centre
Angie Derrickson
Manager: Training, Mentorship & Professional Development
First Nations Land Management Resource Centre


Registration deadline is 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.

Chapter Events

AIC-BC Chapters offer to their Members a variety of regional events and sessions. To see upcoming events specific to your region, visit your Chapter’s page.


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