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Fellowship Nominations and Career Awards —extended deadline
CSCE
Please note that the deadline for CSCE Fellowship nominations has been extended to October 31. The deadline for Career Award nominations will remain as previously announced — November 15.

Please submit all nomination material by email to Doug Salloum, Executive Director at doug.salloum@csce.ca
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Mises en candidature pour les Fellowships et Prix de carrière : prorogation de la date de soumission
SCGC
Veuillez noter que la date de soumission des mises en candidature pour les Fellowships est prorogée au 31 octobre. Celle des mises en candidature pour les Prix de carrière est inchangée : 15 novembre.

Veuillez soumettre tous les documents de mise en candidature par courriel à Doug Salloum, Directeur exécutif à doug.salloum@csce.ca .
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CALL FOR ARTICLES
CSCE
The International Affairs Committee (IAC) of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) invites you to submit articles for a special issue of the Canadian Civil Engineer (CCE). The theme of this special issue of the CCE is "Lessons from India." Limited number of articles will be published in this issue. The focus of this issue is to showcase the major advancements that have taken place in India in the Civil Engineering field and to highlight lessons for Canadian Civil Engineers. The articles are typically only 3-4 pages long.

Abstracts of articles should be sent to guptar@uvic.ca by December 1st, 2014. Limited number of authors will be invited to submit full articles. Full articles due by January 31st, 2015.

For more information, please contact:
Dr. Rishi Gupta, P.Eng.
University of Victoria,
Email: guptar@uvic.ca
Ph.: 250-721-7033

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APPEL AUX ARTICLES
CSCE
Le Comité des affaires internationales (CAI) de la Société canadienne de génie civil (SCGC) vous invite à soumettre des articles pour un numéro spécial de L'Ingénieur civil canadien (ICC). Le thème de ce numéro spécial est "Les leçons de l’Inde." Un nombre limité d’articles sera publié dans ce numéro dont le contenu sera axé sur les avancements majeurs réalisés dans le domaine du génie civil en Inde et sur les leçons à tirer pour les ingénieurs civils canadiens. Les articles sont de 3 à 4 pages.

Les résumés des articles doivent être adressés à guptar@uvic.ca au plus tard le 1er décembre 2014. Un nombre limité d’auteurs sera invité à soumettre des articles complets. Ceux-ci doivent être reçus au plus tard le 31 janvier 2015.

Pour plus d’informations, veuillez contacter :
Dr. Rishi Gupta, P.Eng.
University of Victoria,
Email: guptar@uvic.ca
Tel.: 250-721-7033

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HAVE YOUR SAY IN THE NEXT CONCRETE DESIGN HANDBOOK!

The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) is conducting research for the development of the next edition of the Concrete Design Handbook (CDH) through means of an online survey. We'd love to hear from CDH users to better appreciate their needs. This will help us make any necessary improvements or changes to the next edition of the Concrete Design Handbook.

The survey should take less than 5 minutes and responses are completely anonymous. The survey will run until November 28th.

The online survey can be accessed at http://fluidsurveys.com/s/cdh/english/ or through the CAC website at www.cement.ca.

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PROCHAINE ÉDITION DU CONCRETE DESIGN HANDBOOK : À VOUS LA PAROLE!

L'Association Canadienne du Ciment (ACC) effectue une recherche, au moyen de sondage en ligne, pour le développement de la prochaine édition du Concrete Design Handbook (CDH). Nous aimerions obtenir des commentaires des utilisateurs du CDH pour obtenir une meilleure compréhension de leurs besoins. Cela nous aidera à apporter des améliorations à la prochaine édition du Concrete Design Handbook.

Le sondage devrait prendre moins de 5 minutes et les réponses sont anonymes. Le sondage sera accessible jusqu’au 28 novembre.

Accéder au sondage en ligne au http://fluidsurveys.com/s/cdh/french/ ou à partir du site web de l’ACC au www.ciment.ca/fr.

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 CSCE Programs & Events / Programmes et événements de la SCGC


CSCE Annual Conference 2015
CSCE
May 26-30, 2015
Regina, Saskatchewan

Breaking News: You read it here first

The CSCE 2015 Regina Conference Organizing Committee heard your feedback. For the first time ever, the host city is introducing a new applied science stream in Regina.

The 1st Annual Conference on Innovation in Engineering Practice is what you've been asking for – an annual conference that offers a stream of papers and presentations that takes applied research and puts it into practice. The intent is with your support and participation, this will become an annual component within our conference.

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Fourth Climate Change Technology Conference
CSCE
May 25-27, 2015
Montreal, QC

The Climate Change Technology 2015 conference in Montreal will be featuring a Leeding Green course.

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The Bahamas Society of Engineers (BSE) and the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) Engineers Conference 2014
CSCE
October 31, 2014
Nassau, Bahamas

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5th International / 11th Construction Specialty Conference (ICSC15)
CSCE
June 8-10, 2015
University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus

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Programs and Events from Partner Organizations / Programmes et événements d'organisations partenaires


Consulting Engineers of Ontario (CEO) is welcoming entries for the 2015 Ontario Consulting Engineering Awards from all CEO member firms
CEO
The deadline for notice of intention to submit is October 28.
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Canadian Value Symposium 2014
CSVA
November 17-18, 2014
Toronto, ON

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1st International Interactive Symposium on Ultra-High Performance Concrete
UHPC
Storrs, Connecticut, USA
Submission of abstracts is due by January 31, 2014

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16th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering
BYU
July 19-22, 2015
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

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The Canadian Association of Earthquake Engineers (CAEE)
CAEE
July 21-24, 2015
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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Transit, infrastructure the top issues in Toronto, poll says
Global News
The daily commute, in one way or another, is the top issue this election, according to an Ipsos Reid poll done exclusively for Global News. Thirty-one per cent of Torontonians said public transit was the most important issue facing the city, and another 15 per cent said the most significant issue was infrastructure like roads and bridges.

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Fire-sparked power outage in Calgary spotlights risk to city's key infrastructure
Yahoo! News
After enduring the devastating flood of 2013, Calgarians hardly needed another lesson on coping with disaster. They got one just the same on Thanksgiving weekend.

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Piecing together the infrastructure puzzle
Winnipeg Free Press
In the 1960s and 70s, the baby boom sparked a building spree. Cities across Canada built roads, sewers, water mains, libraries and community centres serving thousands of new homes in new residential neighbourhoods. Now, much of this infrastructure has reached the end of its natural life and needs to be replaced or repaired.

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Growing with Youth / Croître avec les jeunes



Annual Student Competitions
CSCE
Every year there are a number of student competitions that you can get involved with to put your education into action. Put together a team or join an existing one at your school to meet some new people and to have a whole lot of fun.

Jan 21 - 25, 2015 -- Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race -- UBC Okanagan (Kelowna, BC)

Mar 5 - 8, 2015 -- CSCE Troitsky Bridge Building Competition -- Concordia University (Montréal, QC)

May 8 - 10, 2015 -- CSCE Canadian National Concrete Canoe Competition -- University of Toronto (Toronto, ON)

May 26 - 30, 2015 -- CSCE Capstone Competition -- CSCE Annual Conference (Regina, SK)

Visit the CSCE Student Affairs Committee webpage for more competitions and scholarships.

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Concours étudiants annuels
CSCE
Chaque année, vous pouvez participer à plusieurs concours étudiants afin de mettre en pratique vos apprentissages. Formez une équipe ou bien joignez-vous à une équipe existante de votre école pour de nouvelles rencontres et du bon temps.

21 - 25 janvier 2015 -- Grande course de toboggan de béton du nord-- UBC Okanagan (Kelowna, C-B)
5 – 8 mars 2015 -- Concours Troitsky de construction de ponts de la SCGC -- Concordia University (Montréal, QC)
8 – 10 mai 2015 -- Concours national canadien de canoë de béton de la SCGC -- University of Toronto (Toronto, ON)
May 26 - 30, 2015 -- Concours Capstone de la SCGC -- Congrès annuel de la SCGC (Regina, SK)

Visitez la page web du Comité des affaires étudiantes de la SCGC pour des informations sur d’autres concours et bourses.

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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. Search for #csce2014 to see dialogue from the conference. See you in cyberspace!
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Soyez branchés!
SCGC
Voulez-vous être au fait de ce qui se passe dans le monde du génie civil en ligne? Prenez part à la conversation. Suivez-nous, aimez-nous et joignez-vous à nous! Nous sommes sur Facebook, Twitter (@csce2) et LinkedIn. Recherchez #csce2014 pour suivre le dialogue sur le congrès. Au plaisir de vous voir dans le cyberespace!
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Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure / Leadership en infrastructures durables



Update to Canadian Infrastructure Report Card is Underway
CSCE
The first Canadian Infrastructure Report Card (CIRC) was released in September 2012. Work has begun on the 2015 edition, including the release of the CIRC Asset Management Primer which aims to clarify the importance of asset management as well as sharing best practices. The CSCE is a proud sponsor of this initiative and is represented by President Reg Andres and Chair of the Infrastructure Renewal Committee, Nick Larson on the project steering committee.
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La mise à jour du Bulletin de rendement des infrastructures canadiennes est en cours
CSCE
Le premier Bulletin de rendement des infrastructures canadiennes (BRIC) fut publié en septembre 2012. Les travaux ont commencé sur l’édition 2015, y compris la publication du Document d’introduction à la gestion des actifs–BRIC qui aidera à comprendre les avantages de la gestion des actifs et des meilleures pratiques qui y sont liées. La SCGC est fière de parrainer cette initiative. Son président Reg Andres et le président du Comité du renouvellement des infrastructures, Nick Larson, la représentent au sein du comité directeur du projet
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Survey aims to assess municipal infrastructure
Daily Commercial News
The Canadian Infrastructure Report Card (CIRC) 2015 is preparing to send out a questionnaire to every mayor and chief operating officer in 3,700 municipalities across the country, in order to carry out an evaluation of basic infrastructure.
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UW workshop inspires girls with engineering ambitions
The Record
In the future, Emily Loberto feels sure that there will be flying cars, even if she has to invent them herself. She wants there to be a cure for cancer. If there isn't one by the time she's older, she wants to help find it.
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Challenge accepted: UBC engineering students tackle staircase that's a magnet for cars
The Province
In the spirit of campus hijinx generally loved by engineering students across Canada, a team of UBC off-road vehicle designers has mastered the tricky staircase that has hung up four directionally-challenged car drivers in the past few weeks.
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6 things to know about N.W.T.'s infrastructure plans
CBC News
For the second year in a row, the Northwest Territories legislature is budgeting an additional $50 million for infrastructure projects. N.W.T.'s Finance Minister Michael Miltenberger released the capital budget last week and now members of the legislative assembly are reviewing what the territory plans to spend.
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