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CSCE 2015 Annual Conference
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
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.
Lifelong Learning / Formation continue
Armature en polymères renforcés de fibre (PRF) et renforcement externe avec PRF pour les structures en béton
Québec, 26 février 2015
2015 CANCAM Award
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.
Ontario and GTA Engineering Professionals Wanted
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.
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.
Technical Publications Committee wants to hear from you
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
| CSCE Programs and Events / Programmes et événements de la SCGC|
|Programs and Events from Partner Organizations / Programmes et événements d'organisations partenaires|
on Water Management
|The Marriott Courtyard Toronto/Brampton, Ontario
February 25 - 26, 2015
|The 5th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering
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
The Canadian Association of Earthquake Engineers (CAEE)
||Victoria, British Columbia
July 21 - 24, 2015
|1st International Interactive Symposium on Ultra-High Performance Concrete
||New York City|
|Abstracts deadline: March 15, 2015|
Growing with Youth / Croître avec les jeunes
Call for Submissions for CSCE Hydrotechnical Engineering Award
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.
Popsicle stick bridges, spirit, and a whole lot of fun!
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!
University of Calgary wins the CSCE Cup
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.
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.
Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure / Leadership en infrastructures
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.
Toronto cold weather wreaks havoc on city infrastructure
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.
Pan Am Games athletes village complete
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.
First Nation fire safety hurt by lack of standards, chief says
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.
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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