February 2015

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Parliamentary Partners program strengthens our voice

ACEC is expanding government relations leading up to the federal election. Learn how you can get involved.
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ACEC speaks out on infrastructure and investing in prosperity

In a presentation to the Financial Management Institute (FMI), ACEC President & CEO John Gamble outlined the public policy case for infrastructure, characterizing it as an investment in Canada’s social, economic and environmental quality of life.

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Have your say on affinity programs

Take our quick 3 question poll on affinity programs that you consider of value to your firm.


Missed the January poll? There is still time to provide your feedback. Participate in the January poll and let us know what value you assign to the activities we conduct as part of our core business.

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2015 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards – Call for Entries

The Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards represent the highest honours for excellence in consulting engineering in Canada. ACEC encourages all member firms to enter their projects and participate in this national showcase of outstanding achievements in our industry.
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Allen D. Williams Scholarship Award

Deadline for intent to nominate – March 2, 2015

Nominate your top performing young professional for a chance to attend the 2016 FIDIC conference!
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Consulting engineering: some careers have more impact than others

Presentation by Kristen Poff, Chair of ACEC-Manitoba’s Technical Women in Consulting Engineering (TWICE) committee

Read part two of Kristen’s presentation on addressing the issue of gender diversity and how this will increase creativity, productivity, and innovation within consulting engineering firms.
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The Three Pillars of Project Management Excellence

Building project management excellence within a firm is more than just hiring and training the right project managers. It requires giving them the environment, standard processes and tools they need to succeed.

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Institute for BIM in Canada (IBC): update on recent accomplishments

IBC has been very productive over the past year and has some exciting new projects underway that will enable the institute to continue to lead and facilitate the coordinated use of BIM in the design, construction and management of the Canadian built environment.

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Canadian Chamber unveils Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness for 2015

In its new Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness report, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce identifies trade constraints due to infrastructure deficiencies, internal barriers to trade, and silos in skills development as key impediments to improving Canada’s productivity and economic prosperity.

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ACEC Leadership Summit 2015

Niagara Falls, June 11-13

Transforming our business, our sector and our world

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’s Leadership Summit 2015.
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Upcoming PSMJ Seminars

Principals Bootcamp

March 24-25, 2015
Toronto, Ontario
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Project Management Bootcamp

April 28-29, 2015
Toronto, Ontario
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ACEC member news and notices

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