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 Life Long Learning/Apprentissage tout au long de la vie


Lifelong Learning/Formation continue
CSCE
HEC-RAS Modeling Including Advanced Applications
March 25-27, 2014
Ottawa, Toronto, Regina
The course covers the basic theoretical background of one-dimensional hydraulic modeling, model calibration, bridges and weirs, flood flow simulation and inundation mapping, flow separation, and simulation of unsteady flow. The course based on exercises that cover each topic.

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CAN/CSA-S6-06 Design of Aluminum Bridges and Footbridges
CSCE
Fredericton
April 22, 2014
This course presents the contents of Section 17 – Aluminum Structures of CAN/CSA-S6-06, Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code in force since October 2011 to engineers, professionals, technicians, teachers and students. Additional material and application examples are also provided

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 Enhanced Member Services/Bonification des services aux membres


Conferences/Conférences
CSCE
CSCE Annual Conference Halifax
Date: May 28-31, 2014
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
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BCWWA Annual Conference & Trade Show
Date: May 3-6, 2014
Whistler, BC

Canadian International Aluminum Conference (CIAC)
Date: June 2-4, 2014
Montreal, Quebec

23rd International Scientific and Technical Conference "Water Supply and Water Quality"
Date: June 22-25, 2014
Location: Torun, Poland

9th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridge, SMSB-IX
CSCE
Date: July 15-18, 2014
Location: Calgary, AB
The Calgary bridge engineering community is pleased to host the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering's 9th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridge, SMSB-IX.

EMI 2014
Date: Aug. 5-8, 2014
Hamilton, ON

2014 International Conference on Marine & Fresh Water Environments (IMFE 2014)
Date: Aug. 6-9, 2014
Location: St. John's, NL Canada

GeoRegina 2014
Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2014
Delta Regina Hotel, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Water for Today and Tomorrow
Water Availability, Supply & Security in the 21st Century
Date: October 28-30, 2014
Location: Tianjin, China
Contact info:
CHES: Amy Wang Qiong
CSCE: Prof. Ron Droste

Drainage Services Department (DSD) – "Sustainable Stormwater and Wastewater Management"
Date: November 12-14, 2014

4th Nirma University International Conference on Engineering
Nov. 28-30, 2014 -- Ahmedabad, India
Track: Civil Engineering
Theme: Concrete and Structural Engineering

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 Growing with Youth/Croître avec les jeunes


Start a Promise to Future Generations Chapter at your School
CSCE
The University of Toronto, in conjunction with the CSCE Toronto Chapter, held their 5th annual Promise to Future Generations signing ceremony on June 19th, 2013, with over 30 new signatories from local Universities and industry. This initiative, created by students, encourages signees to look beyond the "me" and "now" to consider the needs of future generations. Visit http://www.ptfg.org/ for more information and contact Amie (yp@csce.ca) if you are interested in starting a chapter at your school.
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Promesse envers les générations à venir
SCGC
L'Université de Toronto, en collaboration avec le chapitre de Toronto de la SCGC, a tenu sa 5e cérémonie annuelle de signature de la Promesse envers les générations à venir, le 19 juin 2013, avec plus de 30 signataires de l'université et de l'industrie. Cette initiative étudiante invite les signataires à regarder au-delà du « moi » et du « maintenant » et à tenir compte des besoins des générations à venir. Visitez le site http://www.ptfg.otg/ pour obtenir plus de renseignements et adressez-vous à Amie (yp@csce.ca) si vous souhaitez créer un chapitre dans votre institution.
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New CSCE YP Facebook page
CSCE
We now have a CSCE YP page on Facebook! Like us at https://www.facebook.com/csceyp to get news and updates and connect with YPs across the country.
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Nouvelle page Facebook JP SCGC
SCGC
Nous avons maintenant une page des jeunes professionnels de la SCGC sur Facebook. Allez au http://www.facebook.com.csceyp pour obtenir les dernières nouvelles et vous brancher sur les jeunes professionnels du pays.
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Concordia's Global Engineering Week to discuss sustainable approaches to engineering
Concordia Link
With a name that conjures up images of globetrotting engineers bringing infrastructure to impoverished nations, one might imagine a week of events organized by Concordia’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders to be composed of lectures and seminars about engineering in developing countries.
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Students learn to build bridges, relationships during engineering competition
YorkRegion.com
Because the strength of any structure is in the design, building bridges that don't collapse under great weight is perhaps the greatest challenge and responsibility of any civil engineer. For kids, it's just a fun way to learn about physics and co-operation. That's just what some 150 10 and 11-year-olds got up to Saturday at Richmond Hill's Alexander Mackenzie High School.
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Students think outside the box to tackle TTC problems
Toronto Star
Not all big ideas seem like big ideas at first. After Andy Byford took the top job at the TTC in 2011, he kept noticing that subway cars would be filthy and strewn with garbage by mid-afternoon. When he asked about it, he learned they were only cleaned at the end of the day. So now, he told a group of engineering students at the University of Toronto last week, subway cars are cleaned while they're out of service during the day.
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 Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure/Leadership en infrastructures durables


A case for boarding the infrastructure train
The Globe and Mail
Investors are often enticed by dramatic, "sexy" options. Think hip technology companies in Silicon Valley, and gold miners making discoveries in a remote jungle. Or if their personalities are more conservative, they choose to invest in traditional, easy-to-understand companies such as banks or retailers.
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Collaboration can help slay Ontario infrastructure deficit
Daily Commerical News
With a $60 billion infrastructure deficit hanging over Ontario, it's imperative that both the government and industry work together to tackle the issues. "Back when I started at Infrastructure Ontario (IO) in 2005, we had an $8-billion hospital infrastructure deficit. Nobody talks about that anymore because we've slayed the hospital infrastructure deficit. It's now time to slay the transit and transportation infrastructure deficit," said IO executive vice-president, major projects John McKendrick, at the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO) Pre-Budget Roundtable on infrastructure investments.
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Government releases largest infrastructure plan
Rocky View Weekly
Canada is turning the page on the global recession. It's happening in real time, right now. In January, our country gained nearly 30,000 net new jobs, well above market expectations, according to Statistics Canada. Canada has added more than one million net new jobs since the depths of the global recession; the best job creation record of any G-7 country.
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