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5th International / 11th Construction Specialty Conference (ICSC15)
CALL FOR PAPERS: Abstracts due September 16, 2014
June 8-10, 2015
University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus
CSCE Annual Conference Halifax 2014
We are pleased to inform you that electronic versions of the final
papers are available and can be accessed by going to the following link: http://csce.ca/en/publications/past-conferences/halifax-2014/
Travelling to Hong Kong?
The CSCE is looking for volunteers to make technical presentations to
members of the CSCE Hong Kong Branch and (or) the Hong Kong Institution
of Engineers (HKIE). This is strictly on a volunteer basis, with no
payment for spent time or travel expenses. If interested, please send
an outline of your presentation and brief resume at least three months
in advance of your trip to Doug Salloum, CSCE Executive Director, at Doug.Salloum@csce.ca or Brian Burrell, CSCE VP-International at email@example.com
CSCE International on LinkedIn
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.
|Programs and Events from Partner Organizations/Programmes et événements d'organisations partenaires|
16th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering
CALL FOR PAPERS: Abstracts due by September 2014
July 19-22, 2015
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
CALL FOR PAPERS: 5th Annual Conference on Construction Materials
Submission of Abstracts will be accepted up until Sept. 30, 2014
World Conference on Timber Engineering
August 10-14, 2014
Quebéc City, Québec
Fourth Climate Change Technology Conference
Call for Papers: Sept. 15, 2014
Montreal, QCGeoRegina 2014
Date: Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 2014
Delta Regina Hotel, Regina, Saskatchewan
Growing with Youth/Croître avec les jeunes
2014 CSCE Best Student Paper Competition Winners
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
You are cordially invited
Concordia University's Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair
& Reception Tuesday, September 30th or Wednesday, October 1st 2014.
Vous êtes cordialement invité
Université Concordia Journée Carrière et Réception Génie et Informatique Mardi le 30 septembre ou Mercredi le 1 octobre 2014.
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Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure/Leadership en infrastructures
Discovery about wound healing key to understanding cell movement
Research by a civil engineer from the University of Waterloo is helping shed light on the way wounds heal and may someday have implications for understanding how cancer spreads, as well as why certain birth defects occur.
The tender contracts chess game
Daily Commercial News
As I see it, whatever the case may be with respect to extreme forms of a RFP, the law is very clear that a "pure" tender (in which irrevocable bids are submitted on the understanding that the lowest compliant bid has at least a prima facie right to be awarded the contract) typically does in fact give rise to enforceable legal rights in favour of both the supplier and the contractor.
Engineering work climate remains hostile to women
Despite a 21st century professional environment that touts equal opportunity, research presented at the American Psychological Association's Annual Convention suggests that nearly 40 percent of women who earn engineering degrees quit the profession or never enter the field.
Fixing America's crumbling infrastructure goes beyond economics
It's no secret the nation's infrastructure is crumbling. Toledo's water supply was discovered to be tainted with toxic algae on Aug. 2, and on July 31, Los Angeles endured a major water pipeline break in the Eagle Hill neighborhood two days after a rupture on Sunset Boulevard flooded the University of California, Los Angeles with more than 20 million gallons of water — all while California is in the midst of the worst drought in decades and water waste penalties are in place.
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