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The Appraisal Institute of Canada – British Columbia (AIC-BC) is comprised of eight Chapters. Chapters hold meetings and offer continuing professional development and networking opportunities for chapter members throughout the year. The AIC-BC Chapters and their Chairs are as follows:

Chair: Sandra Behm AACI P.App

Chair: Tracy Shymko AACI, P.App

Chair: Jeff Konchak AACI, P.App

Chair: Christina Infanti AACI, P.App

Chair: Cliff Smirl AACI, P.App

Chair: Anne Clayton AACI, P.App

Chair: Bruce Fitzpatrick AACI, P.App

Chair: Brian Gay AACI, P.App

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AIC-BC Nanaimo Chapter

This is a joint event with AIC-BC, PIBC and REIBC

Thursday, November 1, 2018
8:30am – 4:00pm
Lunch and Refreshments provided.


8:30 am – 9:00 am
Doors open – Registration – Networking

9:00 am – 10:15 am 
Jeff Butler, Van Isle Septic – wells and septic field overview and valuation discussion.

Jeff has over 10 years’ experience in the septic industry. Jeff is qualified to deal with every aspect of residential septic needs.

Coffee Break 

10:30 am – 12:00 pm 
Rory Kumala, CEO, Vancouver Island Construction Association – discussion on macro elements – tariffs, hidden costs and how that is affecting developers.

Rory has been working within the construction scene throughout Canada for the last 25 years but primarily in the West as a general contractor and owner for both public and private sectors. With credentials out of the wahzoo, he has accreditation as an Applied Science Technologist and a PMP, topped with an MBA. He retired after 28 years as a reserve officer with Canada’s Navy in early 2016 to spend more time with his family. 

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Murray Frank, CEO, Building it Right – As a recognized premier building science specialist in BC, Murray will provide an understanding of moisture problems, energy performance and sustainability relating to single family and multi-unit residential buildings as well as building envelope concerns relating to commercial, industrial and institutional projects.

Murray is recognized as a premier building science specialist in British Columbia and has been instrumental in the development of the understanding of moisture problems, energy performance and sustainability relating to single family and multi-unit residential buildings as well as building envelope concerns relation to commercial, industrial and institutional projects. Murray is an acclaimed educator in his field and has been instrumental in the development and presentation of leading curriculum to the construction industry.

Coffee & Networking Break 

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm 
Wally Wells, Executive Director, Asset Management BC- Providing an overview on the Framework of Asset Management – why it is necessary, how it is managed, and how it can be implemented in your community.

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm 
Chris Osborne, Senior Planner, Campbell River – More important than zoning? The implications of Official Community Plans (OCPs) on property are often overlooked but could have profound effects on property values, both positive and negative. Chris will explore what OCPs are, what they do, how they fit with zoning, and what real estate professionals should be looking out for.

Chris is the Senior Planner at the City of Campbell River, and a chartered member of both the Royal Town Planning Institute and the Planning Institute of BC. Chris has over 11 years’ experience in municipal planning with time spent equally between long-range planning and current development planning. He holds a Masters in Planning from London South Bank University in addition to a Masters in Nuclear Astrophysics from the University of Surrey. Chris currently leads the City of Campbell River’s Sea Level Rise planning work, in addition to assessments on housing land supply, zoning bylaw and OCP updates, and downtown revitalization. Chris is particularly interested in the theory and philosophy of planning and local government service delivery.

     Registration Deadline is October 31, 2018.



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 AIC-BC Vancouver Chapter

Thursday, October 11, 2018
12:00pm – 3:30pm

Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront
1133 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
Salon F

Topic/Guest Speakers

Session 1: It’s Legal Now, So Now What? The Legalization of Marijuana and The Appraiser
Speaker: Leigh Walker, CRA

Session 2: Update on the current work and priorities of the AIC, including insight into cannabis legalization and work/impact of work on forms.
Speakers: Peter McLean, President, AIC and Keith Lancastle, CEO, AIC

This event qualifies for 2 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits.

Members who attend this event may also want to stay for the AIC-BC Annual General Meeting which will begin following the Professional Development event. The AGM qualifies for 1 CPD credit. More information on the AGM is available on the AIC-BC Website.


Registration deadline is October 6, 2018.
No registrations will be accepted after this date.
Registrations WILL NOT be accepted at the door.

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If you are registering multiple members from your organization, please complete the Corporate Registration Form.


AIC-BC Victoria Chapter
Pulse on the Market – Part 2
Thursday, October 4, 2018
5:00pm – 7:00pm

Realtor Tony Joe,
Mortgage Broker Bill Jones,
A Manager with BC Assessment will also provide a follow up to the
2016 discussion regarding the Victoria Market

To Be Announced

100% subsidized by Victoria Chapter AIC and REIBC
Dinner provided

Details of registration will be provided shortly.

Two Continuing Professional Development Credits available.