2011 Summit Presentations

2011 ACEC Summit Was a Great Success!

Program Presentations

Building Strong Organizations: Understand. Relate. Communicate.

Color Coded Designation

Joint Sessions (Primary Delegates and YPs)
Primary Delegates
Young Professionals

Thursday, June 23, 2011

1:00 – 2:15pm
Keynote Address – Dr. Sean Richardson
Headstrong: The Psychology of Leading Excellence

2:45 – 4:00pm
Market & Technology Trends Panel
Understanding Changing Economies and Technologies

  1. Nancy Sperry, Senior Business Director, Global Accounts, Deltek - Moderator
  2. Mark Casaletto, V.P. & General Manager, Reed Construction Data
  3. Caesar Ruest, BIM Solutions Executive, Architecture Engineering Construction – Canada, Autodesk
  4. Marie-Claude Erian, Sector Advisor, Infrastructure & Environment, Export Development Canada

Social Media 101
What Is It? What Does It Mean for your Business?

  1. Mike Kujawski, Vice-President & Senior Strategist, CEPSM

Friday, June 24, 2011

8:30 – 9:30am
Building Your Corporate Identity
Why Your Brand Is So Important

  1. Bernard Gauthier, CEO, Delta Media Inc.

9:30 – 10:30am
The Art of Influence: An Essential Skill
Making Yourself Heard and Understood

  1. Frank Van Gool, Senior Consultant and Facilitator, Intersol Group

11:00 – 12:30pm
Law, Risk & Contracts Panel
Say What You Mean, Mean What you Say, and Know When to Say It

  1. Stephen Panciuk, Vice-President, Architects & Engineers, ENCON - Moderator
  2. Owen Pawson, LLP, Partner, Miller Thomson
  3. Jennifer Helfer, LLP, Borden Ladner Gervais

11:00 – 12:30pm
YP National Forum

  1. Alberta
  2. British Columbia
  3. Manitoba
  4. Ontario
  5. Quebec
  6. Saskatchewan

12:30 – 2:00pm
Understanding Your Clients
Client Panel Shares Perspective with CE Industry

  1. John Cameron, Senior Commercial Account Manager, RBC Royal Bank - Moderator
  2. Ron de Vries, P.Eng., Senior Vice President, Defence Construction Canada
  3. Glen P. Carlin, P.Eng., General Manager, Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated

2:00 – 4:00pm
CEO and Principals' Roundtable
Industry Leaders Talk Shop; Share your Experience and Challenges

2:00 – 3:00pm
Becoming an Invaluable Part of Your Team
Advice from a Mentor

  1. Selena Wilson, P.Eng., McElhanney - Moderator
  2. Ben Novak, P.Eng., Senior Consultant

3:00 – 4:00pm
The Path to Leadership
CEOs Share Tips on How to Advance Your Career and Think Like a Leader

  1. Jean-Philippe Moreau, ing., Vice-Président, Innovation & développement de nouveaux marches, BPR-CSO - Moderator
  2. Chris Newcomb, P.Eng., President & CEO, McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd.
  3. Jason Mewis, P.Eng., President, ENGCOMP
  4. Kerry Rudd, President & CEO, Associated Engineering Group Ltd.


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