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10 October, 2017

Presenters: Presented by: Senator Prof. R. Galvez, Ph.D., P.Eng. Senator Professor Rosa Galvez is an expert in environmental impact and risk evaluation, contaminated site restoration and groundwater contaminant transport. She was appointed to the Canadian Senate in December 2016. She is a Professor in the Department of Civil and Water Engineering at Laval University, Quebec Event The Lac-Mégantic train derailment and fire on July 6, 2013 was a human catastrophe and an environmental disaster. A runaway train containing 74 rail…

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18 January, 2018

Northeast False Creek Area Plan

City of Vancouver – Engineering Services Building, 5th Floor,
507 West Broadway
Vancouver, British-Columbia V5Z 1E6 Canada

Northeast False Creek is the last remaining piece of large undeveloped land in the downtown along the False Creek Waterfront. In 2015, City Council decided to proceed with a plan to replace the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts with a more resilient and connected street network. City of Vancouver will provide an overview presentation followed by a Q&A session of the Northeast False Creek Viaducts Replacement Project. The presentation will focus on the Refined Area Plan for the NEFC development and…

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8 March, 2018

The Case for Regional Transit and the Millennium Line Broadway Extension

City Lab Space,
511 West Broadway
Vancouver, British-Columbia V5Z 1E6 Canada
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Presenters: Steve Brown, P.Eng., Manager, City of Vancouver Rapid Transit Office Rachel Jamieson, P.Eng., Senior Engineer, Millennium Line Broadway Extension Project Event An extension of the Millennium Line SkyTrain along Broadway has been explored for over two decades. The adoption of the Regional Mayor’s Transportation Vision in 2014 and the recent unanimous reaffirmed support for the Vision by the region’s Mayors means that the extension is close to becoming a reality. Presenters Steve Brown, P.Eng., and Rachel Jamieson, P.Eng., will…

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24 April, 2018 @ 17 h 30 min

North Shore Waste Water Treatment Plant: A Design-Build Approach

Vancouver Public Library (Peter Kaye Room),
350 West Georgia
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Register Now! Event description:  The North Shore Waste Water Treatment Plant: A Design-Build Approach for Project Success: The North Shore Wastewater Treatment is a new facility being built to replace and upgrade the existing primary Lions Gate Wastewater Treatment Plant on the North Shore. This essential piece of infrastructure will serve over 250,000 residents in the districts of West and North Vancouver, the City of North Vancouver, and the Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. James Seery, Project Director, will talk…

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1 May, 2018

Course: Wharf Rehabilitation

Sandman Hotel – Vancouver City Centre,
180 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC Canada
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Course Content The rehabilitation of marine and waterfront structures is necessary to extend service life, restore or increase structural capacity, and/or address event-related damage. Proper repairs require an understanding of deterioration mechanisms, structural configuration of marine facilities, and efficient methods of marine contractor work. During the course of the workshop, participants will learn about: The primary types of waterfront structures (e.g. wharves, piers, and bulkheads); Deterioration mechanisms for marine structural materials; Above and underwater inspection standards and basic techniques; Service…

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9 May, 2018 @ 17 h 50 min

2018 CSCE Vancouver Section Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Fire Hall Branch Meeting Room,
1455 W 10th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6H 4C5
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Event Description: The AGM is a great opportunity for you to learn more about the local initiatives that we are planning for the upcoming year. Bring an idea for a tour or guest speaker event, or simply listen in to find out more about what we do. We will also be hosting nominations for the Executive committee for the upcoming 2018-2019 Program year. A current listing of the candidates is attached. We encourage you to put your name forward for…

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23 May, 2018 @ 17 h 30 min

Working Across Disciplines: Opportunities, Challenges, and Lessons Learned from Practice

Suite 170 (The Network Hub),
422 Richards St
Vancouver, BC V6B 2Z4 Canada
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Register Here! Event Description: Collaboration between disciplines is essential to imagining, planning, designing, creating, and maintaining great infrastructure. Each discipline that contributes to infrastructure projects holds a unique set of knowledge and perspectives. Effectively leveraging this diversity of ideas through interdisciplinary collaboration is the key to creating infrastructure for a public that is likewise diverse. Speakers: Presenters Elicia Elliott, MCIP, Senior Transportation Planner and Kristy McConnel, MCRP, Transportation Planner from Mott MacDonald will facilitate a collaborative discussion on…

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17 September, 2018 @ 7 h 45 min

Meeting Seismic Design Requirements with the new Masonry Design Standard CSA 304-14

Sandman Vancouver City Centre (Pacific-Robson Room),
180 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC V6B4P4 Canada
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Earn .7 Continuing Education Units / 7.0 Professional Development Hours Register online now! The Abstract: Post-disaster buildings as defined by the National Building Code of Canada (NBCC) have historically been examples where loadbearing concrete block masonry is used because of its fire resistance, durability, robustness and strength. However, this has gradually diminished over time as other competing materials took advantage of advances in research and changes to building codes, especially the new ductility requirements of the 2005 NBCC. Use of…

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