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21 May, 2019 @ 19 h 00 min

Notice of CSCE Vancouver Section Annual General Meeting

Vancouver Public Library – Library Square Conference Centre – Level 7 Morris J. Wosk Boardroom,
350 West Georgia
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
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The AGM is open to both CSCE members and non-members. During the AGM, the Executive Committee will provide a summary of the 2018/2019 program and will discuss the plans for the 2019/2020 program. The formal AGM meeting will be held on May 21, 2019 from 7:00 – 8:00 PM at the Vancouver Public Library – Library Square Conference Centre – Level 7 Morris J. Wosk Boardroom; 350 West Georgia, Vancouver, BC (immediately after the speaker session). Afterwards we will relocate…

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25 September, 2019

Click Here to Register! Earn .7 Continuing Education Units / 7.0 Professional Development Hours The Abstract During the fall of 2019 CSCE will offer a Canada-wide series of courses on Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC) and Fibre Reinforced Concrete (FRC). These 1-day courses will coincide with the release of the 2019 editions of CSA A23.1 and CSA S6, which both contain new Annexes on UHPC and FRC. The CSCE course will cover the introduction to UHPC & FRC, the basics of…

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23 October, 2019 @ 17 h 30 min

The Municipal Process: Why is this taking so long?

Creekside Community Recreation Centre (Multipurpose Room 4),
1 Athletes Way
Vancouver, V5Y 0B1
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Register Now! You are invited to attend this lively and informative session outlining the establishment of water metering as a new municipal service from the perspective of the municipality. This useful presentation will illustrate how the engineering process dovetails with the municipal process. The presenter, Patricia Kendall, is a retired municipal lawyer who now teaches a law course as an Adjunct Faculty member at UBC SCARP (School of Community and Regional Planning). Date:  Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 Time: Welcome and…

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26 November, 2019 @ 17 h 30 min
BCIT North Campus Upgrade Project

Envision in Action: BCIT North Campus Infrastructure

Creekside Community Recreation Centre (Multipurpose Room 4),
1 Athletes Way
Vancouver, V5Y 0B1
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Register Now! We are excited to partner with Quin Mackenzie, of Stantec Consulting, who will present on how Envison Certification has come to represent the success of BCIT’s recently completed North Campus Infrastructure Project. This $46.9 million project provides a critical upgrade to the campus’ electrical infrastructure, improving resiliency and reliability of a system that currently serves about 50% of BCIT’s Burnaby campus, including all of the campus’ trades-based educational programs. The project included the construction of a new receiving…

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21 January, 2020 @ 18 h 00 min

UBC CSCE Industry Night 2020

UBC The Nest Great Hall (South),
6133 University Boulevard
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
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The UBC CSCE Student Chapter is back with our largest annual networking event, Industry Night 2020! This is an amazing opportunity for current UBC Civil Engineering Undergraduate students to connect with industry professionals working in structural, hydrotechnical, project and construction management, environmental, geotechnical and more. Date: Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm (Registration begins 6:00PM) Location: UBC The Nest Great Hall (South) – 6133 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC Register by Clicking Here! Or Copy this Registration Link: http://bit.ly/IndustryNight2020 Make sure to RVSP…

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5 February, 2020 @ 17 h 30 min

Ultra-High-Speed Ground Transportation Study Vancouver-Seattle-Portland

Creekside Community Recreation Centre (Multipurpose Room 4),
1 Athletes Way
Vancouver, V5Y 0B1
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Register Now! The need for continued additional transportation infrastructure investment in the Cascadia (Vancouver, Seattle and Portland) megaregion is clear. The 2019 Ultra-High-Speed Ground Transportation (UHSGT) Business Case assessment has resulted in a clearer, more comprehensive and detailed picture of the wide range of benefits that would accrue to the region should an UHSGT system be built. Laura Shabe, Vice President of Corridor and Network Planning at WSP will provide an overview presentation followed by a Q&A session of the…

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12 March, 2020 @ 18 h 00 min

Climate Change: Current Issues for Civil Engineering | Vancouver Session

West Mall Swing Space (Room Code: SWNG 210), University of British Columbia,
Room #210 - 2175 West Mall
Vancouver, V6T 1Z4 Canada
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About this Event Infrastructure is traditionally designed with the assumption that the climate is stationary. Given the broad scientific consensus that global climate change is now occurring on a time scale shorter than the life of most infrastructure, it is clear that our design criteria must be adapted to take climate change into account. This presentation will provide a picture of future climate projections across Canada and the expected impacts of climate change on our infrastructure. Presenter: Jean-Luc joined the…

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12 April, 2020 @ 8 h 00 min

Last Updated: April 12, 2020 Dear Member:   We hope that this message finds you well. Further to the various restrictions to reduce the impact of COVID-19, the 2019-2020 program of the CSCE Vancouver section has ended a few months sooner than originally planned. The Vancouver CSCE Executive is currently looking into digital tools that can be used to deliver online webinars on civil engineering topics that will interest you. Best regards, Vancouver CSCE Executive

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16 September, 2020 @ 5 h 50 min

VFPA: Port Authority-Led Transportation Infrastructure Projects

Online Session (Video conference link will be provided to registrants)

About this Event: The Canadian Society of Civil Engineering, Vancouver chapter, invites you to attend our September presentation with the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. The port authority, which oversees Canada’s largest port, is federally mandated to enable Canada’s trade through the Port of Vancouver and continues to advance a suite of major infrastructure projects both on and off port lands. This includes leading a number of trade-enabling road and rail projects across the Lower Mainland that are of national significance…

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18 November, 2020 @ 17 h 50 min

Planning For Rapid Assembly of Mass Timber Buildings

Online Session (Video conference link will be provided to registrants)

Over the past several years, a number of tall wood projects have been completed around the world, demonstrating successful applications of new wood and mass timber technologies. With rising demand for new urban buildings, and increased interest in sustainable and efficient construction, the potential for tall wood buildings is expected to grow. Building taller with wood is not only gaining traction as a viable building method, but rather has also shown to be cost effective, contribute to well-being, and reduce…

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