February 2013

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ACEC promotes consulting engineering as key to Canada's prosperity

President John Gamble appears before government Industry Committee

The consulting engineering sector's importance to Canada's future prosperity was a key message delivered to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology in Ottawa on February 7, 2013.
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Enter the 2013 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards
– More opportunities to win!

Deadline for Notice of Intention to Enter:
March 14, 2013

The Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards represent the highest recognition for excellence in consulting engineering in Canada. This year the awards have been expanded, allowing more opportunities to win!
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Ajmal Tahir, University of Toronto, wins ACEC's engineering student YouTube contest

Congratulations to Ajmal Tahir for his winning video "Why I want to be a Consulting Engineer".
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A.D. Williams Scholarship Award

Deadline for intent to nominate: March 4, 2013

Nominate your top performing young professional for a chance to attend the 2014 FIDIC conference!
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Infrastructure investments drive productivity, new report finds

ACEC has endorsed a landmark study released by the Canada West Foundation last week concluding that Canada's governments should not hesitate when it comes to maintaining a high level of investment in public infrastructure because it is a key driver of economic productivity.
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Canadian Chamber of Commerce releases Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness for 2013

In its new Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness report, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce has identified public infrastructure planning and investment as key to Canada’s prosperity.

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The Engineering Labour Market in Canada: Projections to 2020

Engineers Canada has released Engineering Labour Market in Canada: Projections to 2020 showing that Canada faces a shortage of engineers with more than 10 years of specialized experience.

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Participate in the 2012 Deltek North American Clarity A&E Study

Deadline extended to March 17, 2013!

For more than 30 years, the Deltek Clarity A&E Study has served as a roadmap for engineering firms. By participating you'll receive a report of the survey findings free of charge.

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ENCON Loss Control Seminars

Effectively Navigating the Grey Zone

February 26, 2013 - Mississauga
February 27, 2013 - Toronto
March 5, 2013 - Ottawa

Register Now!

Learn more about liability exposures you face that may appear to be neither black nor white.

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PSMJ Seminar

Project Management Bootcamp
March 5-6, 2013
Toronto, Ontario
Register Now!

Attend this information-packed seminar and gain an understanding of the techniques and strategies of today's most successful project managers.

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FIDIC World Consulting Engineering Centenary Conference

September 15-18, 2013
Barcelona, Spain

Don't miss the FIDIC centenary conference in Barcelona! Benefit from Early Bird rates - register before April 3, 2013 and get a 10% discount on participation fees and booths!

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Mark your calendar!

ACEC Summit 2013

Lake Louise, Alberta
June 20-22, 2013

Join your industry colleagues for ACEC's Summit 2013, June 20-22, in spectacular Lake Louise.

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