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Enhanced Member Services / Bonification des services
The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering is delighted to invite you to the CSCE 2019 Annual Conference in Laval (Greater Montreal), QC, from June 12th to15th, 2019. As always, this event provides the opportunity for young professionals, esteem professors and veterans of the industry to have a meeting of the minds. The theme this year is Growing with Youth. From this perspective, we promise you an opportunity to expand your technical knowledge, to network with professional colleagues, and to enjoy social events with friends and family.
The specialty conference of the CSCE 2019 Annual Conference will be:
Please submit short 400 word abstracts for papers or case studies. Young engineers are also especially welcome and encouraged to present their new ideas and research.
- CSCE General Conference featuring a special session on : Case Studies in natural hazards risk assessment of civil engineering systems
- 7th International Construction Specialty Conference (jointly with the Construction Research Congress)
- 17th International Environmental Specialty Conference
- 24th Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference
- 7th International Engineering Mechanics and Materials Specialty Conference
To submit your abstract visit : https://www.xcdsystem.com/csce/member/
On behalf of the organizing committee, we welcome you to Laval, Québec (Greater Montréal Area).
La Société canadienne de génie civil est ravie de vous inviter au Congrès annuel de la SCGC 2019 qui aura lieu à Laval (Montréal), QC, du 12 au 15 juin 2019. Cet événement offre aux jeunes professionnels, aux enseignants, aux chercheurs et aux ingénieurs civils praticiens l'occasion d'échanger sur des thèmes qui leur sont propres. Le thème du congrès de cette année est «Croître avec les jeunes». Dans cette perspective, nous vous promettons une opportunité d'élargir vos connaissances techniques, de créer des réseaux avec des collègues professionnels et de profiter d'événements sociaux avec vos amis et votre famille. Les jeunes ingénieurs sont les bienvenus et encouragés à présenter leurs nouvelles idées et leurs projets de recherche.
Voici les conférences spécialisées qui sont organisées cette année :
Vous êtes cordialement invités à soumettre des résumés de 400 mots pour des articles ou des études de cas.
- Conférence générale avec une session spéciale sur les Études de cas sur l'évaluation des risques liés aux aléas naturels dans les systèmes de génie civil
- 7ème conférence internationale spécialisée sur la construction (conjointement avec le Construction Research Congress)
- 17ème conférence internationale spécialisée sur l'environnement
- 24e conférence hydrotechnique canadienne
- 7ème conférence internationale sur la mécanique technique et les matériaux
Voici le lien pour soumettre votre résumé: https://www.xcdsystem.com/csce/member/
Au nom du comité organisateur, nous vous souhaitons la bienvenue à Laval, au Québec.
Nominations are now open!
All nominations should be sent to Lyanne St-Jacques before the deadline of October 31st, 2018.
Nominations are now open!
CG/LA Infrastructure, Inc. is pleased to invite the members of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering to participate in the 10th North American Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum (October 23-25) in Dallas, Texas. The Leadership Forum identifies and hosts the Strategic 100 infrastructure projects in the U.S., Canada and Mexico (North America!). Bringing leading business and policy actors together in order to double the level of infrastructure investment in the region, we are generating strong business opportunities, relationships, and an incredible window into the future. The Forum will be hosted at the Omni Dallas Hotel and the room block did just open but is filling up fast, so get registered and book your room this week this week so you don't miss this opportunity!
CSCE Members can use this code to receive a 10% discount at registration: CANCIVIL10
Lifelong Learning / Formation Continue
Montreal, Quebec, Moncton — November 12, 13, 15, 2018
La formation est présentée en anglais.
The CSCE and the Canada Masonry Design Centre (CMDC) have developed this course on the new changes to the 2014 edition of the CSA S304, which are viewed as a substantial improvement to the 2004 standard. Bennett Banting, Ph.D., P.Eng., Masonry Research and Development Engineer at the Canada Masonry Design Centre (CMDC), presents a detailed overview of these changes as well as design examples that illustrate how masonry seismic design has evolved to meet the requirements of the 2015 NBCC.
Sections/Regions News & Events / Sections/Régions: Nouvelles et activités
CSCE and Globe and Mail
It is with our most sincere condolences that we share with you the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Reg Wallace. Reg had been a long-time member of the National History Committee and the Chair from 2004 to 2009.
A service will be held this Friday, October 5th at 2pm in Toronto.
The Edmonton Section will be hosting this one day symposium on Friday October 19th.
We are thrilled to announce that RJC Engineers will be joining CSCE as a new Affiliate Corporate Member. With over seven decades in the industry and a strong commitment to sustainability, there is no doubt this new partnership is a perfect fit and will provide mutual opportunities to support key issues in our industry.
More about RJC Engineers: https://www.rjc.ca/
|Montreal Section held first conference of the year
The guest speaker was National Past President, Dr. Susan Tighe. She shared her career story to date as well as many of the valuable lessons that she has learned thus far. The path she took from chemical engineering, to working as a female engineer in construction, to her responsibilities at Waterloo was inspiring.
Her presentation on Leadership in Engineering was followed by a cocktail sponsored by the Young Professionals to support networking between those starting their careers and those with much more experience.
Local members are looking forward to the next conference, with a focus on the Champlain Bridge, at the end of October.
Growing with Youth / Croître avec les jeunes
University of Ottawa
| Programs and Events from Partner Organizations / Programmes et événements d'organisations partenaires|
|Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Prior to MNL Conference
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|Sunday, November 4, 2018
Prior to NWWC Conference
|Montreal, QC (in English)
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|November 28th &
December 5th, 2018
Session A - Intro to AM and Benefits
Session B - How to get started
|REMOTE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP
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Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure / Leadership en infrastructures
Globe and Mail
Kim Aitken is about to turn the housing market upside down ... literally.
Huntsville, ON's Aitken Frame Homes wants to build the roof and second floor of your new home first, and then have you move in. And you'll do so happily because you'll save money, get a more energy-efficient product and be handed the keys in a third of the time it would take if you built traditionally.
Share — it's the mantra we've been told to recite since we were in diapers. But whether you're a motorist, cyclist or pedestrian, you've probably seethed at some point over exactly how we share (or don't) on the road.
Sometimes it feels like two-year-olds share cookies easier than Calgarians share their roads.
But when you force conflicting interests into a common space, you get impatience, distraction and frustration — and, at worst, deadly consequences.
Construction on a multibillion-dollar bridge touted as a key link between Canada and the United States is officially underway, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said.
Flanked by dignitaries from both sides of the border, the prime minister said the Gordie Howe International Bridge, currently slated to cost $5.7 billion, will be built over the next six years and operational by late 2024. He made the announcement at the beginning of a jam-packed day in Windsor, ON.
What if the inherent weaknesses of a material actually made houses and buildings stronger during wildfires and earthquakes?
Purdue University researchers have 3-D printed cement paste, a key ingredient of the concrete and mortar used to build various elements of infrastructure, that gets tougher under pressure like the shells of arthropods such as lobsters and beetles. The technique could eventually contribute to more resilient structures during natural disasters.
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