RAIC launching ‘Webday Wednesdays’ continuing education program

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) is launching the ‘Webday Wednesdays’ continuing education series next year. Webinar Wednesdays are webinar-based learning opportunities organized into monthly, thematic mini-series, comprised of multiple related webinars in both English and French. 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 Wednesdays

The series will kick off in January, with three English-language BIM webinar workshops, beginning on January 16:

January 16 – INFORMATION FUSION: HARNESSING THE ‘I’ FOR LIFECYCLE DATA MANIPULATION
Brent Mauti, B.ARCH, OAA, AAA, LEED-AP, MRAIC, NCARB, Int. Assoc. AIA, CANBIM CP
IBI Group – Global Director, Design Technology

January 23 – DIGITAL BUILT GOVERNMENT OF CANADA: UNDERSTANDING THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION LANDSCAPE IN CANADA
Megan Beange, B.A.S.,M.Arch, Grad.Dip. Architectural Conservation, Specializing in BIM
Public Services and Procurement Canada, Government of Canada – National BIM Lead, Technical Services, Real Property Services

January 30 – BRACING FOR CHANGE: THE UNFORESEEN CHALLENGES OF A BIM TRANSFORMATION
Steve Nonis, OAA, AANB, MRAIC, LEED AP, CanBIM P3
Turner Fleischer Architects – Principal

In addition, a pair of French-language webinars are also planned, with the first event scheduled for January 23:

January 23 – BIM ET ANALYSE DU CYCLE DE VIE : DEUX FACES DE LA MÊME MÉDAILLE?
Manuele Margni, OIQ
CIRAIG – Polytechnique Montréal, professeur
Pascal Lesage,OIQ, Dr.
CIRAIG – Polytechnique Montréal

TBD – MDB ET RESPONSABILITÉDE L’ARCHITECTE : D’OÙVENONS-NOUS, OÙ ALLONS-NOUS ?
Anik Shooner
Menkès Shooner Dagenais LeTourneux Architectes – architecte
Pierre-Stéphane Poitras, s.e.n.c.r.l.
Gilbert Simard Tremblay– avocat

In the following months, the series will continue with each month devoted to a new topic. So far, the following themes have been outlined:

February: Energy + Architecture
March: Adaptive Reuse
April: Architectural Design Processes
May: Advanced Building Envelopes
October: Wood Architecture + Construction
November: Marketing + Communications in Architecture


More information about the RAIC’s continuing education programs is available via this link. Have more questions? Interested in presenting a Webday webinar? Please contact: [email protected]

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