Spring 2013

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ACEC Board approves initiatives to support members

New and expanded programs align with key strategies for 2013-2014

The ACEC Board of Directors has committed significant resources to expand the association’s activities in 2013-2014. These activities will support ACEC’s members by promoting a business environment that recognizes and rewards the expertise of members and their contributions to society.
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ACEC welcomes new corporate partners AMR Group and Grant Thornton LLP

ACEC has recently signed corporate partnership agreements with AMR Group and Grant Thornton LLP, two companies that offer a range of services, products and expertise that will be of interest and value to ACEC members.
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ACEC supports engineering students

Tomorrow’s leaders and innovators showcased at Canadian Engineering Competition

Engineering students from across Canada demonstrated their skill, creativity and capacity for innovation at the Canadian Engineering Competition (CEC), March 7-10 at Carleton University in Ottawa.
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New ACEC documents set for release this spring

ACEC and Design Firm Seminars to offer training on standard forms of agreement

ACEC is pleased to announce the upcoming release of three new standard forms of agreement. ACEC will partner with Design Firm Seminars (DFS) to support the rollout of the suite of revised documents. 
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Industry Canada releases new report: Best Practices of Canadian Engineering and Architectural Firms

A new report, prepared for Industry Canada by the Conference Board of Canada, provides an overview of the key characteristics and drivers affecting the performance of Canada’s engineering and architectural services industry. The research summarizes economic data and the results of a series of interviews with Canadian firms, including ACEC members, to identify key impediments to business, success factors and best practices.
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New standard for BIM to help meet 2016 Government savings target

Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology is considered invaluable to the delivery of a construction project since it provides a common single and coordinated source of structured information throughout the lifecycle of a project.

The Government has mandated that all construction companies tendering for Government work should achieve level 2 BIM* by 2016.
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ACEC Summit 2013

Early Bird registration deadline – May 31

Reserve your accommodation soon – Special ACEC room rate valid until May 19!

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What key issues and trends will impact your business in the next few years? What do you need to know to position your firm for future success? As an industry, how do we need to adapt and change? Get the answers to these critical questions and much more at ACEC Summit 2013 when leaders of Canada’s consulting engineering industry will meet for a collective look ahead to the future.
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PSMJ Seminar

Project Management Bootcamp
May 14-15, 2013
Toronto, Ontario

Deadline to register:
May 3, 2013

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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

Quality of Life – Our Responsibility

September 15-18, 2013
Barcelona, Spain

Take advantage of Early Bird rates  ̶  extended to May 15th!
Information and Registration
Keynote Speakers – headlined by Sir Bob Geldof 

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