March 2015

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ACEC supports Premiers’ call for infrastructure investment

ACEC issued an open letter in response to comments by federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver following a call for strategic infrastructure investments by Canada’s Premiers during their meeting in Ottawa earlier this year.
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Member engagement study results guide ACEC professional development activities

ACEC’s 2014 member engagement and sector study confirmed that member firms are interested in professional development. Find out about face-to-face and online learning opportunities ACEC has to offer your firm.

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Enter the 2015 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards

Please note: the Stage I deadline (Notice of Intention to Enter) has been extended to Wednesday, April 1, 2015.
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Women in engineering lauded as call goes out for more diversity in profession

ACEC-NB and APEGNB held a special “Women in Engineering and Geoscience” reception to celebrate and recognize ACEC-NB’s president Christy Cunningham, APEGNB’s president Christine Plourde and ACEC-Canada’s chair Anne Poschmann for their industry involvement within New Brunswick and across the country.
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Young Professionals across Canada are giving back

In addition to pursuing goals of growing their membership and increasing attendance at events such as ACEC’s Leadership Summit, Young Professional (YP) groups across the country are also making significant contributions to their communities.
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Have your say on ACEC’s Members Only section

Take our quick 1 question poll on resources and information you would like to see in the Members Only section of ACEC’s website.

Missed the February poll? There is still time to provide your feedback. Participate in the February poll and let us know what affinity programs would be of value to your firm.

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Upcoming seminars on managing risks through contracts

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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New Canadian Chamber of Commerce report The Measures that Matter: How Canada’s Natural Resources Sector Is Working to Protect the Environment

ACEC key contributor to report examining challenges of resource development

This report examines the ways in which Canadian industry and governments are addressing the environmental challenges of resource production, specifically within the forestry, mining, and oil and gas sectors.

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National BIM survey: provide your input

The Institute for BIM in Canada (IBC) in partnership with Digicon Information Inc. is in the process of conducting a survey that is designed to capture the state of adoption of Building Information Modeling (BIM) from a national perspective. Take the survey


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ACEC Leadership Summit 2015

Niagara Falls, June 11-13

Registration now open!

Transforming our business, our sector and our world is the theme of this year’s Leadership Summit. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to delve into the most critical issues facing our industry, including why and how consulting engineering companies must adapt to ensure future success.

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Upcoming PSMJ Seminars

 

Principals Bootcamp
*** Registration deadline extended to March 19 ***
March 24-25, 2015
Toronto, Ontario
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Project Management Bootcamp

April 28-29, 2015
Toronto, Ontario
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