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 CSCE Programs & Events/Programmes et événements de la SCGC


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

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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Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Bars and FRP External Reinforcements for Concrete Structures

Moncton, Toronto
May 14-15, 2014

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

Moncton, Halifax
May 27-28, 2014

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

Halifax, Nova Scotia
May 28-31, 2014

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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

Calgary, AB
July 15-18, 2014

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

CALL FOR PAPERS: ICE Coastal Management 2015 Netherlands
Submission of Abstracts will be accepted between March 31 - June 30th, 2014

2014 Research Symposium
Date: May 1, 2014
The Water Institute University of Waterloo

2014 Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Peter H. Gleick, President and Co-founder, Pacific Institute

Date: May 1, 2014
The Water Institute, University of Waterloo

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
Torun, Poland

REES 2014: Railway Engineering Education Symposium
Date: June 23-25, 2014
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
St. John's, NL

Fourth Climate Change Technology Conference
Call for Papers: Sept. 15, 2014
Montreal, QC

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

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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
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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Crumbling infrastructure biggest concern of Winnipeggers
CBC News
Following a horrendous winter marked by water main breaks, frozen pipes and now pothole-filled streets, a new poll suggests Winnipeggers believe infrastructure is the city's biggest challenge.

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Could Toronto use a central agency to rule roads and transit like London?
Toronto Star
Imagine Toronto with 15 per cent fewer cars on the street and 75 per cent more people on the bus — providing there were enough buses, of course.

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Infrastructure plan much ado about too little, say cities
CBC News
The federal government is coming under increasing scrutiny over the amount of money it has budgeted for infrastructure spending, as local and provincial governments get ready to apply for funding under a new federal plan.

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 Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure/Leadership en infrastructures durables



Dutch unveil glow-in-the-dark road
Updated News
Glow in the dark road markings have been unveiled on a 500m stretch of highway in the Netherlands. The paint contains a "photo-luminising" powder that charges up in the daytime and slowly releases a green glow at night, doing away with the need for streetlights.
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Bank study calls for investment in weather-related infrastructure
Global News via The Canadian Press
As a return on investment, Duff's Ditch has been a spectacular success. Manitoba's Red River Floodway, built by premier Duff Roblin for just under $63 million in the mid-1960s with the federal government covering 60 per cent of the cost, has spared the city of Winnipeg an estimated $30 billion in flood damages in the nearly half century since it was completed in 1968.
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Ontario commits $25 million for cycling infrastructure
Toronto Star
Transportation Minister Glen Murray has announced that the province will provide $25 million for cycling facilities on provincial highways and municipal roads over the next three years in an effort to make Ontario Canada's premier cycling province. The money, the first specifically set aside for biking in the provincial budget, will be for "quick wins" and pilot projects.
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Kathleen Wynne announces $29 billion transit and transportation plan
Toronto Star
Premier Kathleen Wynne says the minority Liberal government will spend $29 billion in new money over the next 10 years on transit and transportation — $15 billion for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area and $14 billion for the rest of the province. Speaking to a noon-hour Toronto crowd of about 500, ‎Wynne said it will dedicate 7.5 cents per litre of the gas tax and the HST on fuel tax — totalling more than $1.3 billion annually — to build new transit, roads, highways and bridges. "We need an aggressive and serious investment in transit right here in the GTHA (Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area)," she said, adding the money now goes into general government coffers.
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    CSA-S806 (2012) DESIGN OF BUILDINGS WITH FIBRE REINFORCED POLYMERS
Conferences/Conférences
Outsourcing doubles engineering costs on Sask. highways, contractors say (CBC News)
9th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridge, SMSB-IX
CSCE Annual Conference Halifax

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