2023 OSID SAVE THE DATES
2023 EVENTS CALENDAR
1: Western Living Design Talks - hosted at Resource Furniture, Vancouver 5:30-8:00pm
2: WEBINAR: What's New in Workplace Trends? - hosted by Chase Office Interiors 12:00-1:00pm
4: Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence Gala - hosted by CHBA-CO at the Delta Grand Kelowna
6-8:CEU Online Zero Carbon Building Standards Workshop - hosted by CAGBC, Online CEU Event
16: OSID MEETING: EVENTS COMMITTEE at noon -1pm via ZOOM
15-16: BUILDEX Vancouver - Vancouver BC
15: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM ID Keynote: People, Culture & Placemaking in the New Work Paradigm
15: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Design for Disassembly
15: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Green Micro-Credentials Explained
* OSID & IDIBC Members are eligible for a 10% discount on individual sessions or an All Access Pass by using promo code: IDIBCBXV23
16: WEBINAR: Why Standards Matter - hosted by Chase Office Furniture. 12-1pm *BIFMA CEU Accredited*
23: OSID MEETING: EVENTS COMMITTEE at noon-1pm via ZOOM
25-26: KELOWNA HOME SHOW - Prospera Place, Kelowna
8: CEU: Specifying for Safety - Emergency Eyewash & Shower Equipment - hosted by Bradley 12:00pm-1:00pm CST.
9: OSID MEETING: EVENTS COMMITTEE - via ZOOM
9: CHBA-CO Buildin' After Hours - hosted by Colonial Countertops, Kelowna
10/17: Canadian Green Building Awards 2023 - hosted by SABMag Deadline for submissions: March 10, 2023 Judging date : March 17, 2023
10: VIDEX Event - hosted by Vancouver Island Society of Interior Designers, at the Hotel Grand Pacific, Victoria BC
11: Vernon Spring Home Show - Kal Tire Place
17/18: CEU: Colour Theory Fundamentals, Part 1 & 2, followed by Colour and Materials - hosted by IDC & IACC
23: OSID MEETING: EVENTS COMMITTEE - via ZOOM
6: OSID MEETING: EVENTS COMMITTEE - via ZOOM
10-12: The WELL Summit - Scottsdale, Arizona
13: EVENT: IIDA Leaders Breakfast, Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel, 300-999 Canada Place, Vancouver from 7:30am-11:00am PDT
13: OSID Annual General Meeting for all Members - Tune in and get up to date on what's new for 2023 @ noon-1pm PDT via ZOOM
13: CEU: High-Performance Waterproof Wall Panel System for Interiors - hosted by Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces at 11:30am PDT. IDCEC Course#117477
19-21: CEU Online Zero Carbon Building Standards Workshop - hosted by CAGBC, Online CEU Event
27: EVENT: CANTU Flight 2023, Cantu Bathrooms Showroom, Vancouver BC. 5:30pm - 10:00pm PDT
2-4: HD EXPO & CONFERENCE - Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas
4: OSID MEETING: EVENTS COMMITTEE - via ZOOM
11: Okanagan Design Expo - CEU Seminars & Tradeshow Event @ Okanagan Golf Club (3200 Via Centrale, Kelowna BC) from 8:30am-5:30pm PDT. More details to follow - click here for more information
11: EVENT: Journey Through the Senses: Smell - Candle Making Event - hosted by Heritage Office Furnishings. 4:30pm Vancouver
11: CHBA-CO Buildin' After Hours - hosted by Kekuli Bay Cabinetry, Vernon
25-27: Passive House Canada Annual Conference - Victoria BC
1: CEU: Benefits of Biophilic Design in the Office - hosted by Chase Office Interiors at 12:00pm PST.
8: WEBINAR: Attributes of Contract Furniture - hosted by Chase Office Furniture. 12-1pm PST *BIFMA CEU Accredited*
12-14 NEOCON Chicago - hosted at the MART
19: EVENT: Journey Through the Senses: Touch - Cold Plunge & Sauna - hosted by Heritage Office Furnishings. 6:00pm Vancouver
22: VSID Summer Boat Party in Coal Harbour Vancouver - hosted by VSID - Tickets are $20 for Designers
6: OSID MEETING: EVENTS COMMITEE - via ZOOM
5: EVENT: Restomodern - hosted by the West Coast Modern League at The Polygon Gallery, 101 Carrie Cates Ct. North Vancouver. 7-9pm
13: EVENT: Journey Through the Senses: Sight - Immersive Graffiti Bootcamp - hosted by Heritage Office Furnishings. 5:45pm Vancouver
21: CHBA-CO Golf Event - hosted by the Canadian Home Builders Association of Central Okanagan at Vernon Golf and Country Club - 11:30pm-9:00pm
14: OSID CEU EVENT: Illuminate your Senses - Lighting, Wine & Chocolate Tasting CEU Event - hosted by OSID @ the Kelowna Film Studios - 3:30pm-6:00pm. Sponsored by Adanac, Lutron, Turtle Mountain Chocolates.
22-25: IDS Vancouver @ Vancouver Convention Centre
25-26: WELL Summit IWBI - Union Market, Washington DC
2021 EVENTS CALENDAR
14: WEBINAR: "Lick the Frog" Acreddited CEU hosted by Chase Office Furnishings & Teknion. Pushing the boundaries through the use of Creative Thinking Methods. @ 12pm PST
19: Passive House "In the House" Virtual Tour 3:30pm to 5:30pm PST. Tour Revelstoke bike shop and Lexi duPont's new ski basecamp. Free for Members / $20 for non-members.
21: IDC President's Webinar - Tune in and learn about all the 2021 IDC Events and Programs @ 9-10am PST. Free
23: WEBINAR: Danish Desire - Hosted by IDC, DesignTO Festival and TORP and the Royal Danish Consulate @ 11am-noon PST.
26: WEBINAR: Barrier Free - Accessible Design for the Built Environment - Hosted by IDC and Schluter Systems @ 9-10am PST.
27: WEBINAR: Stone Tile Winter Launch @ 7-8pm EST.
28: WEBINAR: "Feng Shui for Inner and Outer Health" hosted by Chase Office Furnishings. @ 12pm PST
28: WEBINAR: "Rethinking Design Thinking" - hosted by Atomic Robot @ 10-1am PST.
29: Reducing Costs for Step Code through Design and Planning 8:30am-12:30pm. $249 CHBA members receive 25% off. Check out; CPD.CHBABC.ORG for more info.
30: Kelowna Home Show - Online
30: AWARDS: Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence - Online. Hosted by CHBA Central Okangan
9: WEBINAR: Why Pigments Matter - hosted by IDC and Benjamin Moore @ 9-10am PST.
10: WEBINAR: Today's Smart Home - hosted by Lutron @ 11am-12pm PST. IDCEC accredited CEU 0.1 CEU
11: SIP & SAVOR SOCIAL @6:30pm PST. The Okanagan Design Community welcomes all to join us for a fun night of kicking off 2021.. We will be preparing a savory desert virtually together while we share some wine and reconnect. No fee - email Andrea or Dora for more details. Click here for the recipe link & Click and connect via zoom
12: WEBINAR: Designing for Health - Creating a Happy and Healthy Campus - hosted by Teknion & Chase Office Interiors @ 12pm PST. IDCEC HSW accredited CEU
18: WEBINAR: Role of Interior Design in the Circular Economy - hosted by IDIBC @ 12:30-1:30pm PST.
18: WEBINAR: IDC President's webinar @ 9-10am PST
24: WEBINAR: Infection Prevention Through Design & Innovation - hosted by IDC and Willis Supply @ 9-10am PST
23: AWARDS: Deadline for the IIDA Interior Design Competition submissions
25: WEBINAR: Generation Z - Why design is changing...again - hosted by IIDA & Chase Office Interiors @ 12pm PST.
25: WEBINAR: Create a Better Work Experience - hosted by Steelcase @ 8am PST.
25: WEBINAR: Electric Home New Construction 101: Envelope, Mechanical, Solar, Incentive - hosted by Illinois Green Alliance @ 10-11am PST.
25: AWARDS: Deadline for Azure AZ Awards submissions
26: EXAM: Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam Online
1: AWARDS: Deadline for Grands Prix Du Design Awards
3: Online Showroom Event: Anna-Carin Design + Brooke Aitken Design - hosted by Cosentino @ 12-1:30am PST
3: WEBINAR: Water Sensitive Design - hosted by Inner West Council @ 5-6pm PST.
4: WEBINAR: The Meaning of Home - A Conversation with women in Design - hosted by EQ3 @ 2-3pm PST.
5: AWARDS: Deadline for SAB Mag's Canadian Green Building Awards
8: Panel and Portfolio Review for Emerging Professionals @ 5:30pm PST hosted by IDIBC
8-12: International Women's Week
8: ODC Virtual Vino: Celebrate Women in Design - hosted by Okanagan Design Community @ 6:30pm PST via zoom
9: WEBINAR: The Thriving Workplace - hosted by Knoll & HUB Office Furniture Inc. @ 2pm PST.
9: WEBINAR: Design's Role in the Healthy Home Movement - hosted by IDC and Sherwin-Williams @ 9-10am PST. Earn one IDCED approved HSW CEU.
15: AWARDS: Deadline for the AWMAC BC Awards submissions
16: Renovation House Love Happy Hour - hosted by Kickstart House @ 4-5pm PST.
30: WEBINAR: Fabrics in an Evolving World - hosted by Knoll Textiles @ 11am PST. 1 IDCEC HSW Credit
31: WEBINAR: BC Building Code Update @ 12-2pm PST. Email email@example.com for more information.
7: WEBINAR: Designing for Community, Affordability & Real Life - hosted by Wilmer Lau @ 7-8:30pm PDT.
14: 5th Annual Student Roundtable - hosted by NEWH @ 5PM PST. Free Event - Register Here
24: BrandED Webinar - Developing a Brand in a Pandemic @ 12 PST hosted by NEWH
30: AWARDS: Deadline for the IDC Value Of Design Awards submissions
3-5: Online Course: Passive House Exam Prep for PH Designer/Consultant Exam (120C) @ 9am-1pm PDT
4: WEBINAR: Designing with Light - hosted by Currey & Company @ 10-11:30am PST.
5-9: RSID Year End Show
6: AWARDS: Deadline for the Canadian Interiors - Best of Canada Awards submissions
11&13: Lutron Virtual Conference 2021
12: IDC Webinar - Pro Kitchens @ 9-10am PST
13: Feng Shui: Refining Design with the 5 elements (Part 2) @ 12 PST. Hosted by Chase Office Furnishings
13: 2021 Virtual Hotel Tour @ 5:30pm PST hosted by NEWH
14-15: IDNB Annual Spring Event & AGM
19: Wilsonart 2021 Solid Surface Collection Launch @ 12:45 PST via MS Teams. Register by email.
27 : President’s Webinar
1: Webinar: At Home In Canada: Interior Design with Different Eyes
9: Webinar: Let’s Start the Climate Take Back
10: IDIBC AGM via online video conference 5:00-7:00pm PST.
- 5:00pm – Guest Speaker: Melina Scholefield, P.Eng., Manager, Green Infrastructure Implementation, City of Vancouver
- 5:45pm – Official AGM start
Please register online by June 4, 2021. You must register prior to the AGM to receive your unique link via email to access the meeting on June 10th. Attending the AGM is worth one non-IDCEC approved CEU. If you have questions about the online meeting or if you would like to assign your proxy vote to another Registered member, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
16: Webinar CEU: Anything but White hosted by Benjamin Moore noon-1:15pm
16: Robert Ledingham Lecture Series featuring Klaus Nienkämper
23: Webinar: Porcelain Tile: Specification to Tile Installation
23: Virtual BrandED Session: Hotel Indigo hosted by NEWH 9am PST.
24: Event: Drive and Dab hosted by Okanagan Design Community 4:00-6:00pm PT. Start location: TKI Construction, Kelowna
10: Virtual West Coast Modern Home Tour hosted by the West Vancouver Art Museum. Earn 1 non-IDCEC approved CEU. For further info, click here.
14: Virtual CEU: Living in a Material World - Specifying shad fabrics to meet occupant needs hosted by Lutron. Earn 1 HSW credit. 11am-noon PST.
22: Webinar: BrandED - Little Palm Island-Rebuilding, Resillence and Hope hosted by Noble House Hotels and Resorts & NEWH at 9am PDT.
Enjoy the sunshine
9: Webinar: IDC President's Webinar hosted by IDC @ 9am PDT.
9: Webinar: Designing Healthy Work Environments hosted by Chase Office Furniture @ 12pm PDT.
17: Webinar: IIDA 2021 Leaders Virtual hosted by IDC
23: Webinar: Future Smart hosted by Chase Office Furniture @ 12pm PDT
23: AIA Iowa Convention: Trending Accessible Design Standards hosted by Bradley @ 1:15pm PDT
23: Webinar: Colourmix Forecast 2022 hosted by IDC at 9am PDT
29-30: IDS + BUILDEX Vancouver Event - hosted at the Vancouver Convention Centre
4-6: NEOCON Chicago - hosted at the MART
6: Webinar: A Pattern Language hosted by Passive House Canada
7: Webinar: A Commonsense Guild to Coated Fabrics hosted by Chase Office Furniture & Carnegie Fabrics @ noon PDT
13-14: Event: IDC Design Symposium with Bruce Mau hosted by IDC
20: Webinar: Circular Economy and Sustainability at Home hosted by IDIBC Climate Action & Innovation Committee & Habitat for Humanity @ 12-1pm PDT.
21: Webinar: The Next Normal -What's the future of ergonomics? hosted by Chase Office Furniture @ 12pm PDT
27: Webinar: The Uncoupling Principle hosted by Schluter Systems @11am PDT.
27: Webinar: Thinscape Tops hosted by Wilsonart @ 1:30-2pm PDT.
27-29: Webinars: LivABLE Design Summit hosted by LivABLE Canada
28: Webinar: A Wellness Lifestyle Design hosted by Shaw Contract @ 12 noon PDT.
3: Event: AFBC Architecture Awards of Excellence - Presentation & Silent Auction hosted by AFBC @6:30pm PT. Live Stream option too.
3: Webinar: Sound Control for Ceramic and Stone Tiled Floors hosted by Schluter Systems @ 11am PDT.
4: Webinar: Get out of Line-Nurturing Adaptability in Design hosted by Chase Office Furniture @ 12pm PDT.
5: 2021 IDIBC Awards of Excellence - Please tune in to awards. idibc.org @ 12:00pm to celebrate the 2021 submissions and Award recipients. The event will be presented on-line and there is no pre-registration required.
15: Event: Gold Key Award - Excellence in Hospitality hosted by NEWH @ 6:30pm New York
17: Webinar: Building Barrier-Free Showers hosted by Schluter Systems @ 11am PDT.
17: Webinar: New Leaf Performance Veneer hosted by Wilsonart @ 1:30-2pm PDT.
18: Webinar: The Power of Acoustic Lighting hosted by Chase Office Furniture @ 12pm PDT.
IDIBC Membership Renewals Open November 1st
7: Webinar: K.talks - New Ways to Foster Creativity and Innovation hosted by knoll @ 11am PT.
7: Webinar: Understanding Surfaces in Healthcare build environments hosted by Wilsonart @ 9:30-10:30am PST
7: Webinar: Health & Wellbeing Framework hosted by Shaw Contract @ 9am PT. 1.0 CEU Credit (HSW)
8: Event: VDC Glitz & Glam CEUs, Tabletop & Networking hosted by VDC @ 4:30pm Hotel Georgia Vancouver
9: Webinar: Healthy Walls-Choosing Sustainable Wallcoverings hosted by Chase Office Furniture @ 12pm PST.
15: Webinar: The Uncoupling Principle hosted by Schluter Systems @11am PDT.
IDIBC CEU reporting cycle ends December 31st 2021.
Interns and RID's must have completed and logged their required CEU's before this time
ARCHIVE . . . . 2020 EVENTS CALENDAR
Floral Arranging Social @ HUB Inc. Special thanks to Knoll, Muuto and Hub for hosting a great event!
12-13: BuildEx Vancouver
13: BuildEx CEU / VBBL - A Practical Guide to Code Updates for Interior Designers
12: DesignEx / IDC & IDIBC Vancouver Island
19: Acoustics CEU Seminar & Heritage Office Furniture 40th Celebration Event Celebrate Heritage's 40th Anniversary, Kelowna Yacht Club 5-7PM
19: Teknion Lunch & Learn Presenation - What's New! @ MQN Interiors @ noon
19: WEBINAR: Passive House - Working Towards a Net Positive Future
20: Floral Arranging Night with Knoll & MUUTO @ HUB Office Furniture, Kelowna 5-7PM
25: WEBINAR: President's Webinar - IDC Design Symposium Planning (Ontario)
3: International Women's Day Event hosted by KPMG @ Eatology, Vernon 5-7PM $20/ticket. Pls RSVP to email@example.com
3: Spring Design Session - The Latest Design Trends & How to Make them Work in Your Home, @ Urban Barn, Kelowna 7-9PM
5: WEBINAR: Interior Finishes and Hardware based on NBC requirements
5: Emerging Green Professionals Social - Green Building Trivia Night, Vancouver
7-8: Passive House Course - Exam Prep for Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam, Vancouver
10: FROVI Lunch & Learn Presentation at noon @ Chase Kelowna Presentation Centre. Pls RSVP Frank @ firstname.lastname@example.org
17: WEBINAR: If you like Sketchup...you will love ArchiCAD @ 8AM PST or Noon PST
17: Digital Knits and Trends in Surface Materials @ Brooks Corning 5:30-8:00PM, Vancouver
21: Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam, Vancouver
29-Apr1: The WELL Conference, Scottsdale Arizona. IDC members use code IDOCTWC2020 to receive an exclusive discount of 20% off full or single day pass.
31: Knoll - Tips and Tricks for Working and Managing Remotely @ 2:00-2:30PM EST
9-Apr1: The WELL Conference, Scottsdale Arizona. IDC members use code IDOCTWC2020 to receive an exclusive discount of 20% off full or single day pass.
1-2: Architect @ Work @ Encare Centre, Toronto Ontario
1-4: Passive House Design & Construction Course, Vancouver BC
7: Knoll - Distractions: Competing for Your Attention 2:00-2:30PM EST
14: Knoll - OK Boomer. Move over Millennials. A new generation comes to work 2:00-2:30pm EST
14-19: Teknion WELL AP Exam Prep - 5 Session Online Workshop
16-19: Architecture & Design Film Festival: Online Each night the film will screen at 8pm ET & 8pm PT. ADFF will offer one film each night, the films are all uplifting and positive. Simply use the discount code: TEKNION when you register.
16: Okanagan Chapter Meeting 5-7PM: Zoom AV Call - Invite has been sent out if you were missed pls reach out to email@example.com
16: CaGBC Innovation Series - Understanding Embodied Carbon Forum, Vancouver
21: Knoll - Get by with a little help from your team! 2-2:30PM EST
23: Willis Webinar: Healthcare Solutions in Response to COVID-19 in the Short & Long Term - 11am PST / 2pm EST
24: Thinklab - Moving Forward: Preparing your Business for the Un-Pause - 8am PST / 11am EST
28: Knoll - In Pursuit of Workplace Habits and Happiness - 11-11:30am PST / 2-2:30pm EST
29: IDC Webinar: Accessibility Requirements based on NBC Earn 1 HSW IDCEC approved CEU. Review the barrier-free requirements of the 2015 National Building Code of Canada (NBC) - 9-10am PST/ 12-1pm EST
29: Willis CEU: A Walk through the Campus with Corian: 11am PST
30: Willis CEU: Infection Prevention Through Design & Innovation 11am PST
30-May 3: Passive House Design & Construction Course, Victoria BC
Formica Canada - help raise $10,000 by April 30 for Food Banks Canada. The virtual training program currently offers 4 videos of about ten minutes each. For every video watched Formica will donate $1 to FBC.
Apr.20-May.10: Virtual Reality for Interior Design online course
@ BCIT. Cost $248.78
4: Schluter CEU - Maximizing with Profiles 1-2pm PST. Email Maria Rudman for link to online webinar
4-7: Passive House Online Course: 120A: Passive House Construction and Design May 4- May 7, 2020 – 9am to 1pm (PST) each day OR...May 14- May 17, 2020- 9am to 1pm (PST) each day
5: Knoll - Keeping the Campus Connected in a Post-pandemic World - 11-11:30am PST / 2-2:30pm EST
5-7: Hospitality Design Expo, @ Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas - EVENT CANCELLED
5/7: Waterworks CEU: Designing with Mosaics: May 5th 10-11am PST or May 7th 12-1pm PST
6: LivABLE Environmental Conference - Toronto 8am-5pm EST
7: CaGBC LEED V4 Green Associate Exam Kickstarter, Vancouver, BC
7: Schluter CEU - Moisture Management 11am-noon PST Email Maria Rudman for link to online webinar
12: Tarkett - The Future of Work/Life 10-11am PST
12: Knoll - The Office Reimagined: What Will Tomorrow’s Workplace Bring? - 11-11:30am PST
12/14: Waterworks CEU: Designing & Specifying a Shower System: May12th 10-11am PST or May 14th 12-1pm PST
12 / 14: Passive House Online Course 110: Introduction to PH High Performance Buildings - May 12th 3-6pm PST or May 14th 3-6pm PST
13: IDC President's Webinar 9-10am PST
14: Willis - Nanotech: Small to the World, Big to the Industry 11am PST
15: Design Ex Okanagan - CEU Seminars & Tradeshow Event,
- EVENT CANCELLED - we look forward to hosting next year on
May 13th 2021 - Mark your Calendars!
16-19: Teknion - Architecture & Design Film Festival Each night the film will screen online at 5pm and again at 8pm PST. For FREE admission use the discount code: TEKNION02
20: Cantu & Mr.Steam - HiTech Steam Bathing in Today's Shower Webinar 10am PST. (Meeting ID: 911 9523 1013/Password: 487665)
21: Knoll Webinar - What's good for People? Moving from Wellness to Well-being. 4pm
28: Knoll Webinar - Limitless Learning 4pm
1-30: NeoConnect - NeoConnect, a series of online resources, programming and events from NeoCon, our exhibitors, and our media and association partners, hosted on neocon.com
9/16/23/30: Steelcase Webinar Series: Designing What's Next
4: Knoll Webinar - The Emerged Law Practice 4pm
9 & 10: Knoll Design Days - Exploring Opportunities for Change
11: Division 9/Fiandre Mill Webinar: Larger than Life - Endless Possibilities & Latest innovations of large format Porcelain Panels
14-17: Teknion - Architecture & Design Film Festival Each night the film will screen online at 5pm and again at 8pm PST. For FREE admission use the discount code: TEKNION02
17: Schluter Systems Webinar: Maximizing Tile Installations with Trim Profiles 11am
17: Willis Webinar: Transforming Aging Through Healthier Design 11am
17: IDC - President's Webinar: Welcome New IDC CEO 9am-10am
18: Teknion Webinar: Class or Cubicle 10am
24: IDC - Emerging Professionals Virtual Summer Social Event 5:30pm-7:30pm
24: Schluter Systems Webinar: Moisture Management in Tiled Showers 11am
9: IDC President's Webinar: Fall 2020 Update - 9-10am PDT
14-16: Passive House - Exam Prep for Passive House Designer/Consultant Exam
17: IDC Town Hall - Tales of Resilience Part 2 Town Hall
22: wakaNINE Webinar: The Scientific Proof of Biophilic Design 2pm
23: IDC VODA Awards Ceremony - Virtual Event - 4pm PDT
24: Teknion CEU: Biophilic Design - noon-1pm PDT
24: IDIBC 2020 AGM - 5pm
1: AIDT Graduation Virtual Portfolio Lounge 3pm
7: Wilsonart Webinar: Healthcare Trends 10-10:30am
8: IDA Webinar: How Can Interior Designers Manage the Risks
of COVID-19? 11:00am PST
1-8: Interior Design Show - Redesigned Online Event
14: Wilsonart Webinar: Disinfection Zones 10-10:30am
21: Wilsonart Webinar: Solid Surface: Acrylic vs. Polyester 10-10:30am
28: Wilsonart Webinar: Solid Surface: Wide Sheet, Translucent & Sinks 10-10:30am