Welcome to the 2019 AGM/Spring Forum

87th Annual General Meeting and Association Business

May 29th, 2019

9:30am Call to Order

Please Note: The AGM is scheduled from 9:30am to 12:00pm. with lunch to follow. If additional time is required to complete AGM activities, we will continue  after lunch until all requirements are met including informational topics relating to the Business, such as the organizational review and Stoddard House.

NSAA 2019 Spring Forum

May 29th,2019

The NSAA 2019 Spring Forum is pleased to advise it's members, suppliers, and stakeholders that the SSAC's ( Society for the Study of Architecture) 45th Annual Conference will be taking place in Halifax from May 28th to 31st and will offer opportunities to partake in their activities. For additional information please visit their website. 

5:30pm- 7:30pm           Welcome Reception

Tickets required(included in Spring Forum registration package:single tickets also available)

7:00-8:30pm          Public Lecture: Indigenuity

Alfred Waugh, Architect AIBC, MRAIC,LEED AP, President - Formline Architecture.

Free and open to the public- all are welcome! RSVP Required. 

May 30th, 2019

7:30am        Registration Open

7:45-8:30am .     Continental Breakfast Reception

8:30am-11:00am .   Welcome Remarks

Spyro Trifos, President, NSAA


Plenary: A discussion on a proposed Architecture Policy for Canada

Darryl Condon, Managing Principal, HCMA Architecture +Design

Toon Dresseen, President, Architects DCA;

Therese Leblanc, Licensed Architect, Nycum and Associates

11:00-11:30       Plenary: Workplace Innovations & Productivity Skills Incentive

Evan Williams, Workplace Educations Coordinator Metro Region, Nova Scotia Department of Labour & Advanced Education


11:30am-1:30pm    Celebratory Reception & Luncheon

A Celebration of our newly-licenses architects and the third annual President's Awards

1:45pm- 2:45pm    Concurrent Continuing Education Sessions:

 Stream A: The Transformation of Membertou: The Social Outcomes of  Architecture 

Graham Marshall, Councillor, Membertou First Nation


Stream B: Case Study: The Evolution of the Delmore Buddy Daye Learning Institute

Sylvia Parris, CEO, Demore Buddy Daye Learning Institute; Christopher Crawford, Director of Architecture, Ekistics Plan + Design 


2:45pm- 3:00pm    Break


3:00pm-3:30pm     Plenary:Nova Scotia: Access by Design 2030

Gerry Post, Executive Director, Accessibility Directorate

3:30pm- 4:30pm   Plenary: The Impact of a National Architecture Policy

An Interview with Nathalie Dion, President, OAQ


Registration Fees

NSAA Member( Licensed/ Retired) Fee=$185+tax

Non-Member Fee= $250+tax


Student Fee=$50+tax

Additional Tickets: 

Tickets are available for the Welcome Reception and Public Lecture on an individual basis:

  • Public Lecture Only-General Public- FREE ( RSVP Required)
  • Welcome Reception+ Public Lecture- Members- $50+tax
  • Welcome Reception+Public Lecture- Non-Members/ Suppliers-$65+tax

If you are interest in attending the AGM and or/ lunch buffet following the AGM only please contact the Event Secretariat at 902-422-1886 or by email at NSAASpringFourm@agendamanagers.com. Please note, the AGM is FREE, for NSAA Members ONLY, and requires an RSVP. There is a cost of $25+tax to attend the lunch following the AGM- if you would like to attend, the Event Secretariat will issue you an invoice.