New Chair Perry Mitchelmore assumes leadership of ACEC Board
At the associationís Leadership Summit in June, Perry Mitchelmore, P.Eng. began his term as the Chair of ACECís Board of Directors for 2015-2016.
ACEC-SK introduces Stormy Holmes, associationís first female Chair
On June 5th, Stormy Holmes, P.Eng., FEC began her term as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Saskatchewan (ACEC-SK). Ms. Holmes is ACEC-SK’s newest spokesperson and is the first female Chair in the association’s history.
Christine Harries elected to chair YPN in 2015-2016
ACEC is pleased to announce that Christine Harries, Jr. Eng. at SNC-Lavalin inc., is the new chair of ACECís Young Professionals Network (YPN).
ACEC Chairís Award goes to Technical Women in Consulting Engineering committee
ACEC-Manitobaís Technical Women in Consulting Engineering (TWICE) committee is the recipient of the 2015 ACEC Chairís Award.
Owen Mierke awarded 2016 Allen D. Williams Scholarship
The 2016 Allen D. Williams Scholarship has been awarded to Owen Mierke, P.Eng. Mr. Mierke is a Project Manager with the Northern Infrastructure Group at Associated Engineering.
Parallèle 40: AFG’s Young Professionals raise awareness of engineering’s value while enhancing urban landscape
Members of AFG’s Young Professionals Forum and local volunteers are making a difference in Montreal developing the space under Highway 40. YPs are applying their expertise to enhance the urban landscape, raise awareness of the work of consulting engineers, and encourage community involvement.
Engendering Engineering Success
Call for research subjects: engineering workplace policies and experiences
How can engineering employers reduce workplace burnout and increase engagement? Researchers from the University of British Columbia, the University of Alberta, and the University of Guelph are collaborating in a set of interdisciplinary research studies, Engendering Engineering Success (EES), which aim to identify human resources policies and practices that best predict positive workplace interactions, and the retention and advancement of women engineers. ACEC member firms are invited to participate Ėfind out how you can get involved.
ACEC's Manager, Member Engagement elected to Board of CSAE Ottawa-Gatineau Chapter
ACEC is proud to announce that Martine Proulx, Manager, Member Engagement, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) Ottawa-Gatineau Chapter.
Transparency International and the fight against corruption
In today's business environment, transparency is more important than ever before. Transparency International (TI) is an important international advocate for transparency and against corruption. Canadian engineering firms and their employees should support the work of TI, and make use of its free anti-corruption resources.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce releases new report: Our National Competitiveness and Canadaís Territories
Canada needs economic strength in all of its regions to compete. Reducing the dependence of Canadaís territories on the federal government for financial transfers and jobs will improve our national competitiveness. With the right tools, business in the territories can make economic growth and increased independence from the federal government happen.
Participate in consulting engineers compensation survey
Where does your company fit into todayís market realities? Participate in the 17th Annual Consulting Engineers Compensation Survey by August 31 and find out.
Engineers Canada releases labour market report
Engineering Labour Market in Canada: Projections to 2025 provides province-level projections of supply and demand for engineers. The forecast is for more than 100,000 engineering job openings in Canada between now and 2025 as engineers retire and the economy continues to grow.
United Nations Development Programme establishes new expert consultant roster
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is establishing a global roster of expert consultants to support implementation of its Social and Environmental Standards (SES). The deadline for applications is Friday, August 7.
ACEC-DFS Seminars: Managing Risks through Contracts
Understand the structure and importance of the consulting agreement. This interactive session is being offered in Calgary (September 29) and Edmonton (October 1).
FIDIC International Infrastructure Conference
September 13-15, 2015
Association of Consulting Engineering