December 2014

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Speaking out for consulting engineering

ACEC year in review

ACEC has made the voice of consulting engineering heard on many important national issues over the past year. ACEC and the consulting engineering sector are regarded as credible and key stakeholders on many issues by both the public and private sectors.
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ACEC member engagement and sector study: what member firms value from membership in ACEC and provincial/territorial association

The member engagement and sector study that has been taking place over the past four months was presented to the ACEC Board. The study aimed to understand the value proposition consulting engineering firms assign to being a member of the association both nationally and provincially.
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ACEC Chair Anne Poschmann named one of Canada’s most powerful women

The Chair of ACEC’s Board of Directors, Anne Poschmann, has been named one of Canada’s most powerful women in the Women’s Executive Network Top 100 Awards. Two more executives from ACEC member firms were also recipients of awards.
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ACEC-SK Showcases 2014 Awards of Distinction

Outstanding performance was the focus of the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies - Saskatchewan’s Annual Awards of Distinction Reception held November 4, 2014 in Saskatoon.
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Have your say on professional development

Take our quick 3 question poll

This month, we have developed three questions to get your feedback on professional development – how you would like us to deliver this service, what topics would be of most interest to you, and what you are willing to pay for professional development.
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Engineers Canada Awards

Engineers Canada is seeking nominations for its 2015 awards. Terms of reference and nomination forms for each award category can be found on the Engineers Canada website. The deadline for submissions is 4 p.m. EST on Friday, January 9, 2015.
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Demystifying succession planning

Gain insight on effectively managing this complex process

Recently ACEC and corporate partner Grant Thornton collaborated on a thought piece entitled “Demystifying succession in a professional engineering firm: Make transitioning your equity a smooth and painless process” and presented the information in a webinar. Both are now available to ACEC members for download and viewing.

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Institute for BIM in Canada (IBC) releases new resources

Join the BIM community

The Institute for BIM in Canada (IBC) has released a number of valuable resources, including BIM execution plan toolkits, contract language and guides, to facilitate the adoption of building information modelling (BIM) in the Canadian built environment. In addition, buildingSMART Canada, a council of IBC, invites firms and individuals to join as members and help shape the future of BIM in Canada.

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Mark your calendar! ACEC Leadership Summit 2015

Niagara Falls, Ontario, June 11-13, 2015

ACEC’s annual Leadership Summit is the premier industry event for business leaders in the Canadian consulting engineering sector. The Leadership Summit’s top-notch business program features keynote speakers, roundtable discussions and panel presentations tailored to the task of navigating the current business environment and planning for future success.
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Upcoming PSMJ Seminars

Project Management Bootcamp
January 27-28, 2015
Toronto, Ontario
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Get Work Now Bootcamp
February 24-25, 2015
Toronto, Ontario
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Save the date!


• Principals Bootcamp: March 24-25, 2015
• Project Management Bootcamp: April 28-29, 2015


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Engineers Without Borders national conference, “Unite to Unlock”, Jan. 16-18

ACEC members receive 50% discount

ACEC has partnered with Engineers Without Borders (EWB) to be able to offer members a 50% discount on registration for the upcoming “Unite To Unlock” conference, January 16-18, 2015 in Montreal.
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ACEC member news and notices

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