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CSCE 2015 Annual Conference
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Practitioners abstract deadline: February 13, 2015


Our conference theme for 2015 is 'Building on Our Growth Opportunities.'
Saskatchewan is home to more than 1.1 million people and is among the leaders in population growth. We are a thriving province. Export trade is our backbone and we have the natural resources the world wants.

Date limite pour les résumés des praticiens: 13 février 2015

Le thème de notre congrès 2015 est: 'Miser sur nos opportunités de croissance.'

Le Saskatchewan compte plus de 1,1 million d’habitants et est parmi les leaders dans la croissance de la population. Nous sommes une province prospère. Le commerce d'exportation est notre épine dorsale et nous avons les ressources naturelles dont le monde a besoin.
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Board of Directors Update / Mise à jour conseil d'administration
CSCE
Your Board of Directors is committed to a strategic planning and implementation process that is consistent in theme from year to year but that also adapts to our opportunities and challenges. Go to the Strategic Directions page on the CSCE website to review the strategic progress we are making - see what we accomplished in 2014 and what we are committed to accomplishing in 2015

Votre conseil d'administration s'est engagé à mettre en place un processus de planification et de mise en oeuvre stratégique sur des thèmes récurrents mais qui s'adapte à nos opportunités et nos défis. Allez à la page Orientations stratégiques du site web de la SCGC pour consulter les progrès que nous réalisons. Voyez ce que nous avons accompli en 2014 et ce que nous nous sommes engages à accomplir en 2015.

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Lifelong Learning / Formation continue
CSCE
Armature en polymères renforcés de fibre (PRF) et renforcement externe avec PRF pour les structures en béton

Montréal, 25 février 2015 & Québec, 26 février 2015

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Ontario and GTA Engineering Professionals Wanted
CSCE
Do you want to transform public perception of the field of engineering and inspire the next generation of engineering and technology professionals? National Engineering Month Ontario is looking for engineering professionals to present workshops to youths of all ages for the Engineers Without Borders: Water for the World program as well as EASI workshops for Girl Guides and Boy Scouts. Click the Read More link to learn more and sign up.
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PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  PaveDrain- A Permeable Paving Solution
Nilex’s PaveDrain® system is a revolutionary, permeable articulating concrete block/mat developed to effectively manage stormwater runoff. It combines a patented arch design in a concrete block to create an internal storage chamber. The arch forms a reservoir for stormwater runoff while simultaneously providing strength for heavy vehicular loads.
 


Judges needed for the CSCE Canadian National Concrete Canoe Competition
CSCE
Looking for a way to give back and to get involved with some of the brightest students from across the country? Sign up to be a judge for the 21st CSCE Canadian National Concrete Canoe Competition.
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Appel aux juges pour le Concours national de canoë de béton de la SCGC
SCGC
Cherchez-vous un moyen de redonner et de vous impliquer avec certains des étudiants les plus brillants venant de tout le Canada? Engagez-vous comme juge du 21e Concours national de canoë de béton de la SCGC.
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 CSCE Programs and Events / Programmes et événements de la SCGC

Event Location/Date Updates
The 22nd Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference Montreal, Canada
April 29 - May 2, 2015
TBD
The main theme of this conference will focus on sustainable management of water resources in the context of climate and environmental changes.
14th Global Joint Seminar on Geo-Environmental Engineering Montreal, Canada
May 21 - 22, 2015
Abstract deadline: February 16, 2015

Fourth Climate Change Technology Conference Montreal, Canada
May 27 - 25, 2015
TBD
The Climate Change Technology 2015 conference in Montreal will be featuring a Leeding Green course.
5th International / 11th Construction Specialty Conference (ICSC15) University of British Columbia
Vancouver Campus
June 8 - 10, 2015
TBD
Welcome to the 5th International/11th Construction Specialty Conference (ICSC 15). The conference provides the opportunity for researchers and practitioners of construction around the world to share the most recent innovations and developments in the construction industry.




Programs and Events from Partner Organizations / Programmes et événements d'organisations partenaires

Event Location/Date Updates
International Conference
on Water Management
Modeling
The Marriott Courtyard Toronto/Brampton, Ontario
February 25 - 26, 2015
TBD
The 5th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering Vancouver, Canada
July 15 - 17, 2015
TBD
16th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
July 19 - 22. 2015
TBD

The Canadian Association of Earthquake Engineers (CAEE) Victoria, British Columbia
July 21 - 24, 2015
TBD
1st International Interactive Symposium on Ultra-High Performance Concrete Storrs, Connecticut, USA
November 19 - 22, 2015

Abstracts deadline: January 31, 2015



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Road construction proposals could face speed bumps
Daily Commercial News
The City of Toronto is proposing a series of measures that are designed to speed up major road construction projects and unlock traffic congestion, but construction leaders are cautious about the new initiative.

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Dorval Circle construction slow due to land negotiations
CBC News
Plans for a revamped interchange in Dorval to ease traffic and simplify access to Montreal's Trudeau International Airport have been dragging on due to negotiations over land. On Friday, Quebec Transport Minister Robert Poëti said the province has had a hard time reaching an agreement with Canadian Pacific Railway to build on their land.

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Construction begins on $400 million Tumbler Ridge wind farm, B.C.'s biggest
Vancouver Sun
Private-power firm Pattern Energy Group LP has begun construction of its $400-million Meikle wind energy project near Tumbler Ridge at the right time to deliver a financial boost just when the community needs it.

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Growing with Youth / Croître avec les jeunes



Let's Get Social! / Soyez branchés! Do you want to keep track of what's going on in the world of Civil Engineering online? Why not join the conversation? Follow us, like us, and join us!

Voulez-vous être au fait de ce qui se passe dans le monde du génie civil en ligne? Prenez part à la conversation. Suivez-nous, aimez-nous et joignez-vous à nous!



University of Calgary wins the CSCE Cup
CSCE
The University of Calgary were the top winners at the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race in Kelowna this weekend, taking home the CSCE cup as well as first place in the King of the Hill race. Click the link to read the entire article and to see photos from the event.
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Online career resources
The Engineering Career Coach
Are you wondering how to becoming a better public speaker? How to build the engineering career you want? How to balance work with the rest of your life? Check out Anthony Fasano's website The Engineering Career Coach for lots of helpful blog posts, podcast episodes, and more!
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Popsicle stick bridges, spirit, and a whole lot of fun!
CSCE
The 31st Annual CSCE Troitsky Bridge Building Competition is happening at Concordia University in Montreal on March 5 - 8, 2015. Registration is still open for student teams. Check to see if your school already has teams or if they are holding a qualifier competition and get involved! You don't want to miss this fun event!
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Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure / Leadership en infrastructures durables



Benefits of infrastructure spending not so clear cut, economists say
Wall Street Journal
Policy makers seeking new ways to fuel economic growth are hitting on a familiar cure: infrastructure. If your economy is stumbling, goes the thinking, invest in new bridges, railroads and pipelines to spur hiring and boost output.
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10 head-scratching construction fails
Toronto Sun
From a bridge that doesn't fit to a hydro pole in the middle of the road: When it comes to baffling construction mistakes, do we blame the project manager, the engineer, or the contractor?
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America's infrastructure is slowly falling apart
VICE
America is literally falling apart around us. Roads, built decades ago, are littered with potholes from carrying ten times the number of cars they were designed to carry. Crumbling Cold War–era gas pipes are exploding. One in nine of the country's bridges is structurally deficient. And some dam or levee is always just one rainstorm away from wiping out a neighborhood.
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Province still knocking for infrastructure dollars
Daily Commercial News
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne continues to call on the federal government for more infrastructure dollars, this time putting a twist on it stating a 'Canadian Infrastructure Partnership' is needed.
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