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DETAILS Interior Design Update - April 2018
UPCOMING EVENTS
IDA 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
APR 24 | 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
The Annual General Meeting will be held simultaneously in Edmonton and Calgary. The meeting to start promptly at 12:00 pm and conclude by 1:30 pm.

11:30 am - Registration, Lunch, and Networking
12:00 pm - Meeting Begins

Opportunities to win excellent door prizes!

Earn a CEU - 1 non-IDCEC credit!
Venue sponsored by:


RSVP to tamara@managewise.ca by April 17 to confirm your spot. Please indicate which city you will be attending.
7TH ANNUAL HARD HAT PARTY: CRAFTED
APR 28 | 7 - 11 PM | EDMONTON BREWERY DISTRICT
Come join us as our guest for an evening of locally CRAFTED food and beverages from locally procured sources such as Mercer’s Catering, Zwick’s Pretzels, and Wilhauk Beef Jerky.
Don’t wait too long to get your tickets, because we all know good things don’t last.
OTHER EVENTS OF INTEREST
PORCELANOSA CALGARY SPEAKER SERIES
APR 19 | 9:30 AM - 11 AM
Presented by:
CHAU TRAN, Licensed Interior Designer, AAA, NCIDQ Principal Marshall Titemore Architects

Please join us for our inaugural Speaker Series event.

Chau will be talking to us about the use of large format porcelain in Interior design, and will also touch on her many years of experience in hospitality design.

We will also have a brief presentation on the technical side of working with large porcelain from fabrication specialist, Jason Kowalski from Adanac Granite.

A light breakfast will be served from 9 - 9:30 am

Please arrive by 9:15 am
LISTEN TO THE ARCHITECTURE: LIGHTING DESIGN
APR 18 | 5:30 - 8:30 PM | CALGARY
APR 19 | 11:15 AM - 1:30 PM | EDMONTON
Using case studies, this presentation will provide input into the evaluation of various architecture and interior spaces and show how to use lighting to enhance the overall effect and mood. We will discuss options available to the designer, presentation techniques, and finally finished photos showing the end results of the method employed.
Presented by: Illuminating Engineering Society
Speaker: Charles "Chip" Israel, FIALD, MIES, LEED AP, LC
THE CREATIVES: BANFF SESSION 2018
MAY 11 - 12| FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS
Every two years, the Alberta Association of Architects (AAA) hosts a conference that brings speakers from around the globe to share ideas, innovation and ingenuity. Taking place in the breathtaking remoteness of the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Banff Session offers an arena of open dialogue that is unencumbered by workplace pressures and distractions.
We are pleased to present Banff Session 2018, the creatives, which will explore where creativity comes from and some of the unexpected sources of inspiration that exist all around us - people, the arts, technology and the unexpected.
IDC DESIGN SYMPOSIUM: VALUE OF DESIGN THINKING
SEP 16 - 19 | TORONTO MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN
Mark your calendars and join us in Toronto in Fall 2018 as we host one of North America’s most uplifting, inspiring and expansive educational conferences showcasing the true value of design.
PROPEL PROGRAM
FEB 5 - SEP 19
PROpel is an interactive national competition created exclusively for emerging professionals, providing the opportunity for engagement in discussions and connections with influential representatives in the interior design community.
Don't miss your chance to take part in the inspirational and thought-provoking program, presented this year at IDC’s inaugural National Conference, Sept. 16-19, 2018.
BUILDEX: CALGARY 2018
NOV 7 - 8 | BMO CENTRE CALGARY
BUILDEX Calgary is Alberta’s largest tradeshow & conference for the Construction, Renovation, Architecture, Interior Design and Property Management industries. With more than 225+ exhibits and 40+ educational seminars, BUILDEX attracts 4,000 attendees annually.
We’re already excited for 2018. Get a head start and book your exhibit space now.
MEMBER FAQ
WHEN DOES YOUR NEXT CEU CYCLE END?
Credits bust be logged by December 31, 2018

Not sure about your requirements? Visit our Continuing Education page for more information.
HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT NCIDQ?
Get in touch! 780-413-0013 or info@idalberta.ca and we will put you in touch with our CIDQ representative.
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