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 CSCE Programs & Events/Programmes et événements de la SCGC


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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CSCE Annual Conference Halifax

Halifax, Nova Scotia
May 28-31, 2014

A message from Honourable Stephen McNeil, M.L.A

On behalf of the Province of Nova Scotia, it is my pleasure to welcome delegates of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference to Halifax, May 28th – 31st, 2014. Read full message here!

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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 - July 31st, 2014

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

World Conference on Timber Engineering

August 10-14, 2014
Quebéc City, Québec

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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 Growing with Youth/Croître avec les jeunes



2014 CSCE President's Award Winners Announced!
CSCE
The Student Affairs Committee carefully reviewed the 24 reports they received and were very impressed with the activities that our student chapters are running all across the country. They decided to recognize two schools with the President's Award for the Best Student Chapter. Congratulations to British Columbia Institute of Technology and Western University! Click on Read More to see the other award winners.
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Young Professionals Program at the CSCE 2014 Annual Conference
CSCE
Have you got your bags packed for Halifax for the Annual Conference yet? It's almost here! There is still time to purchase tickets for Friday's tour of the Alexander Keith's Brewery and to RSVP for the other YP program events. Visit http://www.csce2014.ca/yp.html for all of the program details and make sure to grab your paper copy of the program when you check in at the registration desk or stop by our table in the exhibit hall.
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Let's Get Social
CSCE
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! We're on Facebook, Twitter (@csce2), and LinkedIn. Don't forget to use #csce2014 for all of your posts about the conference. See you in cyberspace!
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Study, Research, and Professional Development Opportunities in Australia
CSCE
Have you ever wanted to visit Australia? How about combining that visit with financial support and professional development opportunities? The Australian government wants to help you with making that happen. They are looking for Canadian and U.S. applicants for their Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships. Applications for a number of different opportunities are due on June 30, 2014. Visit the website for more details at: http://orau.org/endeavourscholarships/
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FEATURED ARTICLE
TRENDING ARTICLE
MOST POPULAR ARTICLE
User fees touted to help cities repair aging infrastructure
Calgary Herald
Canadian cities will have to embrace user fees to keep up with the costs of infrastructure, according to a University of Calgary report released recently. Municipalities, facing increasingly high bills to repair and replace aging roads, bridges and water systems, are too reliant on provincial and federal government subsidies.

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Bridging North America's border infrastructure gap
iPolitics
Twenty years after NAFTA, the failure of member countries to invest in adequate border infrastructure is catching up with us. To reverse the drag on our competitiveness, North America needs an infrastructure bank.

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Ontario labour says infrastructure needs commitment
Daily Commercial News
A provincial government commitment to infrastructure will not only help the current economy, but will help train the workforce of tomorrow, say Ontario's construction labour leaders. Premier Kathleen Wynne and her Liberal party tabled a budget that included a 10-year, $13-billion investment in public infrastructure.

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 Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure/Leadership en infrastructures durables



Infrastructure spending soars in Atlantic Canada
Advisor.ca
Investment in major infrastructure projects is at an all-time high in Atlantic Canada. Yet, development in the future remains uncertain, says the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, which released its annual inventory of major, current projects today. It finds there are 439 projects being worked on. Even better, those represent $122 billion in investment, up 7 per cent over last year.
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Traffic takes off through $295-million tunnel
Calgary Herald
For more than six years, Coun. Jim Stevenson sent letters to countless politicians, led hundreds of presentations and met with officials anywhere he could to garner support for a project he believed was important for a growing Calgary. There were days he believed the whole thing would fall apart, as he faced opposition from council colleagues and struggled to convince provincial counterparts to see the value an airport tunnel would bring to the city.
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Over budget and behind schedule, Toronto Union Station project may miss Pan Am games deadline
The Globe and Mail
Marred by years of mismanagement, internal squabbling and contract disputes, the massive renovation of Canada's busiest transit hub is running millions over budget and behind schedule, raising concerns that one of Union Station’s main entrances may not be ready in time for the 2015 Pan American Games.
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Northern Policy Institute talks Ring of Fire infrastructure
CBC News
The fledgling Northern Policy Institute [NPI] will soon release research on the Ring of Fire that deals with issues such as road access versus rail access to the mining region. The think-tank was established to do independent studies on big issues affecting northern Ontario.
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Honouring Canada's exceptional engineers
CNW
Canada's engineering profession is proud to once again honour the accomplishments of remarkable professional engineers during the Engineers Canada Awards Gala on Saturday evening at the Hilton Saint John Hotel. The Gold Medal Award is the engineering profession's highest honour, presented for achievement and distinction in engineering. This year's Gold Medal Award recipient is Michael V. Sefton, P.Eng., FRCS. Professor Sefton of the University of Toronto is being honoured for his groundbreaking work in tissue engineering. He was the first to recognize the importance of combining living cells with synthetic polymers to create 'artificial' organs and tissues. His current research into the creation of modular tissue components seeks to create cardiac muscle to treat heart failure and pancreatic tissue for diabetes, among other possibilities.
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    Engineers tackle sustainable construction with new report (Daily Commercial News)
Parks Canada infrastructure worse than thought, report finds (Toronto Star)
9th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridge, SMSB-IX
2 Calgary bridges, near zoo and Fort Calgary, to be replaced (CBC News)
CSCE Annual Conference Halifax

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