AIC-BC, PIBC & REIBC Nanaimo Chapters Joint Education and Networking Day

November 1, 2018, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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Nanaimo Golf Club
2800 Highland Blvd, Nanaimo

The AIC-BC & REIBC Nanaimo Chapters and the North Vancouver Island Chapter of PIBC  are co-hosting a joint Education and Networking Day! 
Lunch & refreshments will be provided.


8:00 am - 9:00 am

Doors open - Registration

9:00 am - 10:15 am 

Jeff_Butler.pngJeff 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.


Networking Break 

10:30 am - 12:00 pm 

Rory_Kulmala.pngRory 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.jpgMurray 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.

Networking Break 

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm 

Wally_Wells.jpgWally 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.

Wally is a professional engineer with 49 years of experience, the last 24 in municipal infrastructure and asset management. He worked with a national consulting firm on municipal infrastructure for 34 years before retiring, relocating to Nanaimo in BC in 2006.  In 2008, he became Executive Director of the newly formed Asset Management BC.  During his career he was president of the Canadian Public Works Association, on the National Asset Management Working Group, a member of the Governing Council of InfraGuide and currently is a BC representative on the FCM (Federation of Canadian Municipalities) National Technical Committee for the Municipal Asset Management Programs.  Locally he was a member of the Regional District of Nanaimo Solid Waste Advisory Committee,  is a member of the City of Nanaimo Public Works and Engineering Committee and a Board member of Literacy Central Vancouver Island and Nanaimo & Area Land Trust.

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm 

Chris_Osborne.gifChris 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. 

Cancellation Policy

If REIBC is advised of a cancellation a minimum of 5 business days prior to the event, you will receive a FULL refund.  Any cancellation within 5 business days prior to the event will NOT be refunded