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 CSCE Programs & Events/Programmes et événements de la SCGC


HEC-RAS Modeling Including Advanced Applications

March 26-27, 2014
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 is based on exercises that cover each topic.

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YP Workshop "Influence Without Authority: Perceived Leadership"

April 8, 2014
Toronto, ON
This half-day professional development workshop will explore your ability to influence. It does not require authority, tenure, or even a particularly loud voice; it demands skill. This skill can be learned and put to powerful effect but it requires patience and a long term approach to everything we do. On this skill alone, reputations have been built and dismantled, careers lost and found. Don't miss out! Register now!

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CAN/CSA-S6-06 Design of Aluminum Bridges and Footbridges

April 22, 2014
Fredericton
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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CSA-S806 (2012) DESIGN OF BUILDINGS WITH FIBRE REINFORCED POLYMERS

May 14-15, 2014
Moncton, Toronto
This course presents the new edition of CSA S806: Design of Buildings with Fibre Reinforced Polymers. The instructors, Dr. Ghani Razaqpur, Chair of the Technical Committee for the CSA Standard S806-12 and Dr. Murat Saatcioglu, a member of the Committee, present and explain the major revisions and additions contained in the code that reflect the latest research findings and field experience.

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HEC-RAS Modeling Including Advanced Applications

May 27-28, 2014
Moncton, Halifax
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 is based on exercises that cover each topic.

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CSCE Annual Conference Halifax

May 28-31, 2014
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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On behalf of the CSCE 2014 Local Organizing Committee, we are delighted to invite you to attend and become a partner in the Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering in Halifax. The Conference will be held from May 28-31, 2014 at the Marriott Harbourfront Hotel, with associated events held at other landmark venues in downtown Halifax.

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9th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridge, SMSB-IX

July 15-18, 2014
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.

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


Conferences/Conférences

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

REES 2014: Railway Engineering Education Symposium
Date: June 23-25, 2014
Location: Overland Park, KS

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

4th Nirma University International Conference on Engineering
Nov. 28-30, 2014
Ahmedabad, India

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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
CSCE
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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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.org/ 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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U.K.: Civil engineering overtakes housing as construction's biggest growth sector
The Construction Index
Civil engineering is now the construction industry's strongest growth area, overtaking the house-building sector that has led industry revival to date.

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If Canada wants to build roads and bridges, it needs infrastructure banks
The Globe and Mail
Mark Twain famously said, "Everyone talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it." The same could be said about infrastructure in Canada today:

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Worries about funding transit projects
Toronto Sun
Could the Big Move funding debate end in disaster? Eric Miller, director of the University of Toronto Transportation Research Institute, worries that is a possibility.

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 Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure/Leadership en infrastructures durables



Province funds infrastructure improvements
Timmins Press
The Ministry of Northern Development and Mines has announced funding of close to $27 million for improvements to critical infrastructure in Northeastern Ontario. The province is supporting 28 projects through the Small, Rural and Northern Municipal Infrastructure Fund, which is providing $100 million to help municipalities across the province build and maintain key infrastructure.
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Engineers combat aging U.S. infrastructure
CBS News
Civil engineers believe it will cost more than $3 trillion to fix the nation's crumbling infrastructure. Elaine Quijano reports on how one group of engineers are working to ensure that bridges and other structures are ready for modern challenges.
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WSP to buy Alberta engineering firm for $366 million
Canadian Manufacturing
Engineering consulting firm WSP Group is expanding its reach in Western Canada's oil and gas sector by trying to acquire Focus Group Holding Inc. for $366 million. The deal for Focus, a 1,700-employee Alberta engineering and geomatics firm with $280 million of annual revenues, is expected to close in about a month. It has the support of 80 per cent of Focus' shareholders. "We truly believe that this transaction is a compelling acquisition which is good news for employees and clients and hopefully will provide our shareholders with long-term value creation," WSP CEO Pierre Shoiry said.
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Canada's success depends on infrastructure
Brantford Expositor
Canada's federal government recently announced $14 billion in new funding to help municipalities repair and replace aging infrastructure such as roads, bridges, sewer lines, energy production and distribution systems, and subways and other public transit. About $1 billion is dedicated to smaller communities, but most of the funding will target urban areas, which makes sense.
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