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CSCE International on LinkedIn
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The CSCE has created a new LinkedIn group called CSCE International. This private group is for CSCE members interested in the CSCE's international activities, and in foreign engineering issues, projects, and research. To request membership, go to CSCE International on LinkedIn, click Join, and your request will be reviewed by a group manager. In addition, a subgroup called CSCE International Members has been created specifically for CSCE members living outside of Canada.
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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 - July 31st, 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS: 5th Annual Conference on Construction Materials

Submission of Abstracts will be accepted up until Sept. 30, 2014
 
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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2014 CSCE Best Student Paper Competition Winners
CSCE
The winners for the 2014 CSCE Best Student Paper Competition held in Halifax from May 28 to 31 have been determined from over 85 impressive entries. Congratulations to Magdy Ibrahim from Concordia University for winning 1st place and to Mohamed Sherir and Masrra Jajjawi, both from Ryerson University for placing 2nd and 3rd, respectively. Be sure to check out their papers in your copy of the conference proceedings and watch for the Call for Papers for next year's conference to be held in Regina.
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You are cordially invited
Concordia University
Concordia University's Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair & Reception Tuesday, September 30th or Wednesday, October 1st 2014.
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Vous êtes cordialement invité
Université Concordia
Université Concordia Journée Carrière et Réception Génie et Informatique Mardi le 30 septembre ou Mercredi le 1 octobre 2014.
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Let's Get Social
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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. Search for #csce2014 to see dialogue from 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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Unlocking investment in infrastructure
CNW
One of the biggest economic challenges facing governments and developers around the world is how to meet the growing demand for infrastructure development. It has been estimated that US $3.2 trillion will be needed each year for the next fifteen years to fund infrastructure development.

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City flood infrastructure 'bigger, better, stronger'
Calgary Herald
City officials say if high waters flood into Calgary again this spring damage would be significantly less thanks to six, now-complete, major mitigation projects along river banks.

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Infrastructure spending soars in Atlantic Canada
Advisor
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.

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Look globally for infrastructure investments
Financial Post
Infrastructure stocks provide important portfolio diversification and steady cash flow, but the best opportunities are mostly found outside Canada, where toll roads, bridges, ports, airports are more firmly entrenched on public markets.
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Global infrastructure, capital spending to hit $9 trillion by 2025
Reuters
Global spending on capital projects and infrastructure will shift from West to East, and jump to more than $9 trillion a year by 2025, according to a forecast released on Monday by accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. The growth will be driven by China, which overtook the United States as the top spender on capital and infrastructure in 2009, Pricewaterhouse said. Globally, this investment spending stood at just $4 trillion in 2012.
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Infrastructure foot-dragging hinders growth
Leader-Post
Finance Minister Ken Krawetz made a good point when the federal budget was released in February, saying it was important for provinces to have clarity about Ottawa's national infrastructure funding program. Now, with construction season well underway across Canada and details still scant from federal officials about the Building Canada Fund, Mr. Krawetz is right to join fellow provincial finance ministers in demanding that Ottawa provide the information quickly so that project plans can proceed.
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