Webday Wednesdays

'Webday Wednesdays' are webinar-based learning opportunities organized into monthly, thematic mini-series, comprised of multiple related webinars. Each of these weekly webinars is presented by a different subject matter expert in the field being explored. 'Webday Wednesdays' take place on three to four Wednesdays per month.

Webday Wednesday 2020 

Semester 1:
January - Practice Essentials 
February - Emerging Technologies
March - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 
April - Universal Design 


Semester 2:
September - Indigenous Design
October - Adaptive Reuse and Heritage Preservation
November - Towards Zero-Energy Buildings 
December – Urbanism & Architecture

Bundles 
New in 2020, the RAIC is offering a variety of bundle options to help you save more! Benefit from either a full year or semester bundle: 

Full Year Bundle  
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Semester 1 (January - April) Bundle
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Semester 2 (September - December) Bundle
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Is improving your essential skills a resolution for the new year? RAIC Webday Wednesdays are here to help! The January series will help you brush up your essential skills–and even learn new ones. Join us for the first series of 2020 and learn how to:  

- Calculate fees; 
- Use checklists in practice; and
- Complete the RAIC Document Six.  

January 15
How to Calculate Fees
Presented by:
Donald Ardiel, Director, Practice Support/Director, Syllabus, RAIC
Registration closed.

January 22
Checklists for Those who Hate Checklists 
Presented by:
Brian Palmquist Architect AIBC MRAIC BEP LEED AP | President, Quality-by-Design Consulting Ltd
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January 29
Canadian Standard Form of Contract for Architectural Services Document Six 2018 Edition 
Presented by:
Donald Ardiel, Director, Practice Support/Director, Syllabus, RAIC
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Are you a technophile? Stay up to date on emerging technologies with the February series of RAIC’s Webday Wednesdays, that will focus on the application of emerging technologies and processes such as:

- 3D terrestrial laser scanning;
- Digitization fabrication workflow; and
- Virtual reality

February Bundle
Benefit from bundle pricing and receive one free webinar! 
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February 5
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February 12
Introduction to 3D Laser Scanning for Architecture
Presented by:
James Hayes | Principal, if Then Architecture

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February 19
The Emergence of Virtual Reality: Using Game Engines to Visualize 3D Space
Presented by:
Joshua Chartrand | Research Team Lead / Developer, Carleton Immersive Media Studio
Julia Laninga | Research Team Lead, Carleton Immersive Media Studio
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February 26
Bahá’í Temple of South America: Implementation of advanced technology from design through construction
Presented by:
Doron Meinhard, B.Arch. | Associate Partner, Hariri Pontarini Architects
Justin Huang Ford, B.Arch. | Associate, Hariri Pontarini Architects
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Join Webday Wednesdays in March as the series addresses diversity, equity, and inclusion in architecture. Register for the March series to learn how:  

- Industry leaders are working towards creating a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable profession;  

- Addressing these issues is driving design excellence;  

- To build core values of diversity, equityand inclusion into organizational operations. 

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March Bundle
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March 4
Women in Architecture and Gender Parity in the Workplace
Presented by:
Lisa Bate B.Arch., PP OAA, AAA, AIBC, Int’I Assoc.AIA, FRAIC, F.RESET, PC CaGBC, LEED AP BD+C, ICD.D | Global Sustainability Lead, Principal, B+H Architects
Melissa Mazik M.Arch., MAARch, B.Arch Sci., MRAIC, LEED AP, OAA | Architect, Associate, B+H Architects

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March 11
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March 18
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March 25
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Learn about how universal design can create environments that can be accessed, understood, and used to the greatest extent possible by all people. Through lectures and case studies, the April series will look at the past, current, and future of accessible architecture and universal design. Participants will learn:

- How to integrate universal design principles in their projects;
- How universal design relates to revolutionary elements of design; and
- The future of universal design.

April Bundle 
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April 1
Good Design is Inclusive Design 

Lorene Casiez BScN MN B.Des. WELL AP | Associate, Quadrangle
Richard Witt E.S. B.Arch. OAA AAA AIBC MAA SAA NSAA AANB FRAIC LEED AP | Principal, Quadrangle

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April 8
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April 15
Through other eyes: how people with vision loss see your buildings
Presented by:
Bob Topping MRAIC OAA | President, DesignABLE Environments Incorporated
David Lepofsky LLB, Lawyer, Professor | Advocate for Persons with Disabilities, AODA Alliance
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April 22
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April 29
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September - Indigenous Design

The September series of Webday Wednesday sets to honour the history, heritage, and diversity of Indigenous communities in Canada and their contribution to the profession. Through lectures and case studies this series will explore:

- How Indigenous architects continue to contribute to place-making in Canada; 
- Diversity of Indigenous design through history and communities;
- Indigenous-initiated architecture in Canada.

More information coming soon! 

October - Adaptive Reuse and Heritage Preservation

Discover the potential of Canada’s existing building stock. The October Webday Wednesday series will explore how current techniques save existing buildings and compare how architects are using these techniques to bring new life to existing buildings through case studies. The October series will explore:

- Unpacking Heritage Conservation in Canada;
- Technology and techniques in preservation; and
- Safeguarding character-defining features of Canadian architecture.

More information coming soon! 

November - Towards Zero-Energy Buildings

With only a decade to meet the 2030 Challenge, the November Webday Wednesday series will address the design of zero-energy buildings. Learn how architects can:

- Lead the shift towards low-energy buildings;
- Use energy models to inform key design decisions; and
- Learn how zerocarbon design can become commercially viable.

More information coming soon! 

December – Urbanism & Architecture

The December Webday Wednesday series will explore how the profession is contributing to the progressive rise of Canada’s urban population. This series will present innovation in Canadian Urbanism while addressing how architects:

- Shape cities;
- Design for future mobility; and
- Apply comprehensive density solutions. 

More information coming soon! 

Call for Presenters

Are you a subject matter expert looking to share your knowledge? Apply to present a webinar as part of the Webday Wednesday series! An ongoing call for webinar presentations and presenters is currently open.  


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For information on past Webday Wednesdays series, click here.

For more information on the RAIC Continuing Education program, click here.

Have more questions? Interested in presenting a Webday webinar? Please contact: crivard@raic.org