2018 Educational Events

Please see below our 2018 Educational Events. To register for an event, simply click on the underlined title of each event. All events are held at the Chateau Louise Conference Centre and the different times and prices are noted.
* The additional member discount applies to attendees from the same company/condo as a CCI member already registered for that event.

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Condo Legislation Update - What You Need to Know
Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 (6:30 pm to 9:00 pm)
CCI Members: FREE! Non-members: $25

FINALLY we have some actual legislation changes to discuss and details how it affects condominium living going forward. We will divide this seminar into two parts:

- Part 1: Bill 23 - the Alberta Human Rights Amendment Act dealing with condominium age restrictions;

- Part 2: Phase 1 of the Condominium Property Amendment Regulation that revolves primarily around new build condominiums and the added responsibilities required of developers.

We will also touch on what to expect with the Phase 2 amendments that involve much more of the ongoing operations of condominiums.

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CM100 – Condominium Management 100
Date: Saturday, January 27 & Sunday January 28, 2018 (9:00 am to 3:00 pm)
CCI Members: $275 + GST Additional CCI Members: $200 + GST Non-members: $550 + GST

CM 100 is the introductory level of study on condominium, which offers an introduction into the responsibilities and liabilities of managing condominiums. CM 100 is addressed to owners, board members and new professionals.

This level deals in detail with several issues fundamental to condominium, including management styles and everything you need to know about meetings. This course also addresses the basic principles of governance, administration, dealing with people, finances and maintenance and repair, each of which is presented in more detail in the CM 200 & CM 300 levels.

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Condo 101 – Board Basics & Best Practices
Date: Monday, February 5, 2018 (6:30 pm to 9:00 pm)
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 (6:30 pm to 9:00 pm)
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 (6:30 pm to 9:00 pm)
CCI Members: FREE! Non-members: $50

Condo 101 is an introductory course that will assist condominium board members understand their roles and obligations to better serve their complex.

We will cover the basics of board governance, financial and maintenance responsibilities as well as common legal obligations.

Our goal is for each attendee to take away a number of best practices to review and implement within their condominium. Registration in advance is important as space is limited (maximum of four (4) members from the same condominium or company per session).

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Condo Bylaw Revisions Best Practices - How To Use Your Time And Money Effectively
Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018 (6:30 pm to 9:00 pm)
CCI Member: $45 Additional CCI Members: $20 Non-member: $65

Are your bylaws dated - do they mention the developer or TV antennas? With the upcoming changes to the Condominium Property Act, it is time to revise your bylaws. Join us to learn how to effectively change your bylaws on topics such as:
• New Human Rights legislation that will affect your lifestyle;
• Electric car recharging;
• New marijuana legislation;
• Airbnb and much more.

Bylaws are your corporations’ most important legal document. Learn how to make them effective and relevant.

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Dealing With Pets Responsibly In A Condo Setting
Date: Friday, February 23, 2018 (11:30 am to 1:00 pm)
CCI Member: $35 Non-member: $45

Whether you are a pet lover or not, the reality is that a significant number of condo owners and tenants enjoy having the company of a beloved pet.

In this luncheon session we will review key components of creating a common sense pet policy framework including a reasonable approval process, benefits of a pet registry, handling complaints, pet restrictions and exemptions as well as what to consider when drafting new pet bylaws.

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CM200 – Condominium Management 200
Date: Saturday, March 10 & Sunday, March 11, 2018 (9:00 am to 3:00 pm)
CCI Member: $275 + GST Additional CCI Members: $200 + GST Non-member: $550 + GST

CM 200 Practical Management Principles – is a work intensive, hands-on level of condominium study designed for directors and managers, responsible for the day to day activities associated with the control, management and administration of a corporation.

Topics come complete with resource materials, samples and examples and will include: enforcing & amending bylaws, record keeping, disclosure requirements, contracts, dealing with rentals, dealing with difficult people, conflict resolution, financial records, budgets, setting condo fees, special assessments, collections, audits, Estoppel certificates and information statements, maintenance & repair, reserve fund studies, types of insurance coverage, appraisals, deductibles, and bonding.

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OH&S, Major Projects and Financing A Project – What you Need to Know
Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018 (6:30 pm to 9:00 pm)
CCI Member: $45 Additional CCI Members: $20 Non-member: $65

Do you know what the OH&S requirements are if you are completing a major project. How can you make sure your project does not get a stop work order? When do you need permits?

Do you know the process involved with a major project? When should you consult professionals? Are the upgrades Code compliant? Should the work be phased or not? Are you familiar with a CCDC contract?

Do you know the process to get a loan to finance a major project – when does it make sense to get a loan vs. levying a special assessment?

Completing a major project can be overwhelming for volunteer board members and there are key areas that all board members should be aware of before signing a contract.

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What Is A Spring Walkabout And Why Are They Important?
Date: Thursday, April 12, 2018 (11:30 am to 1:00 pm)
CCI Member: $35 Non-member: $45

As the long, cold winter slowly turns into the wonder that is spring, Mother Nature surely knows how to leave plenty of work behind!

Condominium complexes face the bulk of the work as residents slowly return to the great outdoors. So after the winter thaw, it’s a good time to perform a spring walkabout to evaluate and inspect common areas such as sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, steps, roofs, exterior cladding and list goes on! Many boards can often become overwhelmed with the daunting task of what to look for and how to prioritize your walkabout.

Come and learn best practices on how to structure a spring walkabout for your complex.

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CM300 – Condominium Management 300
Date: Saturday, May 26 & Sunday May 27, 2018 (9:00 am to 3:00 pm)
CCI Member: $275 + GST Additional CCI Members: $200 + GST Non-member: $550 + GST

CM 300 is a specialty designed management level course for condominium managers, professionals and directors who oversee the self-management of a corporation.

Topics include dealing with the developer, bare land condominium, enforcing bylaws using sanctions and court action, handling insurance claims and using insurance claim proceeds, collecting condo fees after caveats, investing and borrowing money, disaster planning, evicting tenants, employee/employer relationships, and human rights matters.

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SAVE THE DATE!
CCI'S ANNUAL CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW IS SCHEDULED!!
SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2018 (ROBBINS HEALTH LEARNING CENTRE – MACEWAN UNIVERSITY)