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December 2, 2013. What’s happening @AIBD_National?

FT@2 Logo SMALL…First Tuesday @2:00.

Join us for the First Tuesday @ 2:00 (p.m. ET) and learn common sources of agency E&O claims so your firm doesn’t become another law suit statistic. This one-hour program focuses on major sources of E&O claims against building designers that can easily be avoided by adhering to basic duties in the designer-client relationship.

To register, CLICK HERE.

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AIBD CE…Join a live lunch & learn on Friday.

Friday, December 6th at 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. PST

Join the AIBD Oregon Society (virtually) for a lunch-and-learn presentation presented by Jim Miller, owner of DeckLok – Advanced Lateral Anchor. Learn some new tricks and techniques for safe wood deck design: Loads, forces and more. Even though you won’t be there for AIBDOR to feed your face, you can still feed your brain by logging in using the AIBD GoToWebinar platform.

To register for the online presentation, CLICK HERE.

Will you be in Portland this Friday for the JLC LIVE? Want to be?

Join the lunch-and-learn and stay for an afternoon Idea Swap and an industry reception. An Idea Swap is like a speed-dating brainstorming session. Five tables. Five great topics. Twenty minutes at each table. You will come away energized and ready to apply what you’ve heard and learned to build success for your business. Possible topics include:

      • Can we keep HOAs from restricting design in their communities to only architects?
      • How do you work through all the new code changes and energy requirements?
      • High Performance homes – what details have the most effective results?
      • Are you using sites like Houzz and Pinterest to promote your business?
      • What opportunities are out there right now and how can you seize the day?

The day also includes time to visit the JLC LIVE exhibit hall and Oregon Society meeting in the morning. Plus, a reception immediately following the Idea Swap.

DOWNLOAD the conference flyer.

Idea Swap space is limited, CLICK HERE to register today!

For FREE exhibit hall passes to JLC LIVE, CLICK HERE. (use promo-code: NC01)

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Houston CC

Certified Member Sergio Astorga meets with a class at the Houston Community College.

…A Community College presentation.

Certified Member Sergio Astorga presented an introduction to the Houston Community Colleges’ student CAD Society about the Texas Institute of Building Design. His presentation included information of the profession of Building Design, how to prepare for job search, what employers are looking for, interview skills, and portfolio preparation.

For more images of the event, check out the TIBD Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/69147235752/ 

Any other societies looking for assistance in setting up or making presentations at local universities, colleges and tech schools, contact the AIBD Education Committee. The committee can help with prepared Power Point slides and an electronic copy of the AIBD Student Chapter Brochure.

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…Be a part of ICC’s cdpACCESS.

Log in to cdpACCESS™, ICC’s online cloud-based tool for the code development process (cdp). Even if you do not plan to participate in the International Green Construction Code Group C code cycle, don’t miss the opportunity to join the AIBD Codes and Standards Committee and familiarize yourself with cdpACCESS.

To help us learn the new system, ICC is offering a series of complimentary webinars featuring 30 minutes of instruction followed by 30-minute Q&A sessions. Plan to view the webinars and learn how to create a code change proposal with cdpACCESS: www.iccsafe.org/cdpACCESS.

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…EEBA Conference Call for Papers.

EEBA is now accepting presentation submissions for the 2014 Excellence in Building Conference, September 23-25 in St. Louis, MO.

EEBA’s Excellence in Building Conference & EXPO connects the homebuilding industry with education, training and collaboration to innovate and thrive.

Click Here to View Educational Tracks and to Submit A Presentation.

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…More events ahead.

    • December 5 – AIBD Northeast Quarterly Meeting
    • December 6 – AIBD Oregon Luncheon & Idea Swap, Portland, OR (REGISTER for FREE)
    • December 6 – AIBD Florida Organizational Meeting, Apopka, FL
    • December 6 & 7 – NCBDC Exam in Portland, OR (Registration is closed)
    • December 11 – Norbord/Woodworks webcast: Glued Laminated Timer – An Innovative and Versatile EWP. CLICK HERE
    • (2014) January 23-24 – NCBDC Exam in Des Moines, IA (Register by December 13, 2013)
  • (2014) February 6 & 7 – AIBD National Mid-year Meeting, Las Vegas, NV
  • (2014) July 29 – August 1 – AIBD National Convention & International Conference on Residential Design, Columbus, OH (Tentative)AIBD National Convention
    • (2014) August 2 – AIBD National Volunteer Day – Build furniture at the FurnitureBank in Columbus, OH.

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 Member renewal