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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

Québec, 26 février 2015

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2015 CANCAM Award
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This biannual award from Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM) recognizes outstanding achievements in the area of Applied Mechanics by a Canadian or non-Canadian researcher who has worked in Canada for a minimum of five years. All areas of Applied Mechanics (e.g., Solid Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Computational Mechanics, Biomechanics) are considered. The award, which includes a medal, a certificate, and some travel support, will be presented at the 25th CANCAM to be held at Western University, London, Ontario in May 31-June 04, 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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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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 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
Paper submission deadline: March 6, 2015
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
TBD

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
Abstract submission deadline extended to February 28, 2015
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 New York City
October/November

Abstracts deadline: March 15, 2015



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Province doles out money for Kelowna's cycling infrastructure
Kelowna Cap News
he provincial government is directing funds toward Kelowna's cycling infrastructure this year, in an ongoing effort to expand and build cycling lanes, trails and paths for B.C. families.

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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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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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Lifelong Learning / Formation continue (CSCE)
Townships split on urgency of bridge repair (Orillia Packet)
Ontario and GTA Engineering Professionals Wanted (CSCE)
Why engineering should be a woman's game (BBC)

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Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure / Leadership en infrastructures durables



How important is foreign trade to the U.S. and Canada?
Daily Commerical News
Since much of the economic focus this year will be on oil prices and currency shifts, this Economy at a Glance presents several tables that provide background on U.S. and Canadian foreign trade.
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Toronto cold weather wreaks havoc on city infrastructure
Toronto Star
Toronto's cold weather is wreaking havoc on the city's infrastructure, with several days in the deep freeze being blamed for burst pipes and transit delays. The city has been under a cold-weather alert since Feb. 12 and temperatures aren't expected to rise any higher than –7 C until at least the weekend.
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Pan Am Games athletes village complete
CBC News
Almost five months before it opens its doors to the first athlete, the construction of the Pan Am Games village is complete. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Toronto Mayor John Tory made the official handover announcement Friday at the village, which will house more than 10,000 athletes and officials during the Games.
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First Nation fire safety hurt by lack of standards, chief says
CBC News
First Nations children living on reserve are likely to continue dying at a rate of 10 times greater than other Canadians until standards for fire safety are enacted, says the Assembly of First Nations Ontario regional chief. The lack of a regulatory regime for fire services and inspections in First Nations means there are no minimum requirements, Stan Beardy said, so the federal government isn't held to account for its "inadequate" funding.
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Construction Lien Act review launched
Daily Commercial News
The province has officially launched an expert review of the Construction Lien Act, which will include the examination of payment issues within the construction sector.
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