January 2015

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ACEC 2014 Member Engagement and Sector Study Report: recommendations will shape association’s 2015-2016 operations and activities

ACEC is pleased to release its 2014 member engagement and sector study report, which provides the results of a comprehensive study conducted during the latter part of 2014.
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Have your say on what you believe are the top industry issues

Take our quick 3 question poll on what you believe are the issues impacting the consulting engineering sector.

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

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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

ACEC student outreach update

ACEC attended the recent Canadian Federation of Engineering Students (CFES) Congress to talk with engineering students about career opportunities in consulting engineering. The Chair of ACEC-Manitoba’s Technical Women in Consulting Engineering (TWICE) committee offered a perspective on creativity and talent retention within the industry.
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ACEC Engineering Student YouTube Contest – Now Open!

Please share with engineering students in your networks

Canadian engineering students have the opportunity to enter the ACEC Engineering Student YouTube Contest for a chance to win a VIP seat at a consulting engineering industry event. Students are asked to make a video about consulting engineering. The contest is now open and closes on Sunday February 1, 2015 at 11:59 PM EST.
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Training seminars on agreements and contracting practices

ACEC standard contracts available online, free of charge

ACEC has collaborated with DFS Seminars (DFS) and the association’s member organizations to offer a series of training seminars, in various locations, on ACEC standard contracts and contracting best practices.

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Integrating CRM and project planning

ACEC corporate partner AMR Consulting discusses the value of developing processes and systems that integrate client relationship management (CRM) with project planning, resulting in improved efficiency, better decision making and increased profits.

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Consulting engineers compensation survey

All organizations need to know if they are compensating their employees competitively. The Consulting Engineers Compensation Survey allows ACEC member to benchmark themselves against the competition.

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ACEC Leadership Summit 2015

Niagara Falls, June 11-13

Transforming our business, our sector and our world

We’re assembling a top-notch program for ACEC’s Leadership Summit, the only national conference that focuses on the business of engineering. Amanda Lang, Senior Business Correspondent, CBC News, will kick off the conference as the opening keynote speaker.
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Upcoming PSMJ Seminars

Get Work Now Bootcamp

February 24-25, 2015 
Toronto, Ontario
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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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