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CSCE 2015 Annual Conference
CSCE
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.

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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Technical Publications Committee wants to hear from you
CSCE
The Technical Publications Committee wants to know what issues and concerns you have regarding CSCE technical publications. To have your say, follow the link to our short 10 question survey. We want to hear from you!
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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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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 25 - 27, 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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Moose Jaw watermain infrastructure to be replaced
Times Herald
The City of Moose Jaw has approved a cast iron watermain replacement program to begin this year. The 20-year replacement process is expected to cost the city $117 million, including $5.85 million this year, 70 per cent of which the city has already committed.

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Townships split on urgency of bridge repair
Orillia Packet
Severn and Oro-Medonte townships may share ownership of a bridge near Prices Corners, but the municipalities don’t share the same sense of urgency when it comes to replacing the dilapidated structure.

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Why engineering should be a woman's game
BBC
I was lucky. My father was an engineer — a major in the Royal Engineers. My parents encouraged my curiosity about the world around me and understood why I couldn't resist dismantling things from an early age.

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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!



Call for Submissions for CSCE Hydrotechnical Engineering Award
CSCE
This award is presented each year to the best Masters’ thesis in Canada related to hydrotechnical disciplines. The winner receives a free 1-year CSCE membership, full registration to the 22nd CSCE Hydrotechnical Conference in Montreal, QC (Apr 29 - May 2, 2015), and $1000. Submissions are due Feb 27, 2015. Visit http://csce.ca/committees/student-affairs/#awards for more information.
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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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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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TRENDING ARTICLES
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Why engineering should be a woman's game (BBC)
Ontario and GTA Engineering Professionals Wanted (CSCE)
CSCE 2015 Annual Conference (CSCe)
Engineering firm AMEC searched in Mount Polley mine spill probe (The Globe and Mail)

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Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure / Leadership en infrastructures durables



York Region pulls back on infrastructure projects in effort to rein in debt
Metro News
York Region is starting to feel the burden of carrying the highest per capita debt load in the GTA, and is pulling back on infrastructure projects to rein in borrowing costs. York's debt has climbed to $2.54 billion and is expected to peak at $3.7 billion by 2020.
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Toronto Pan Am Games an infrastructure upgrade catalyst, says organizer official
Daily Commercial News
In order to prepare for this summer's Pan Am Games, 10 new sporting venues had to be built and upgrades were needed at 15 existing facilities across Southern Ontario where the events will span.
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United infrastructure call by Canadian premiers
Daily Commercial News
During a recent winter meeting of Canada's premiers, the politicians were united in calling on the federal government for a stronger commitment to infrastructure funding. "Although the fiscal and economic ground has shifted since premiers last met, most of Canada's long-term challenges and opportunities remain unchanged," states a press release. "Priorities continue to be increased infrastructure investments and addressing the wide-ranging needs of an aging population."
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Infrastructure needs fixing: Iqaluit city councillor
CBC News
An Iqaluit councillor says he has concerns about safety issues he found at some of the city's facilities as well as about the state of disrepair of some buildings. Prompted by complaints received from the public and city staff, Coun. Kenny Bell took a tour of city buildings.
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