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Notice of Upcoming CSCE Events
With several spots still available, time is running out so register now for the CSCE industry night: light dinner, networking, presentations, and more!
Held at Ryerson University, attendees will get the chance to network with industry professionals and listen to presentations about projects they have been involved in from different streams of civil engineering. Food and drinks will be provided.
SPEAKERS (left to right): Mark Bruder, George Crouch, Conor Foy, and Omar Zuberi
Mark Bruder, P.Eng.
Working at R.V. Anderson with over 10 years of experience in project management, complex structural analysis/design, and 3D Modeling, Mark has worked on a wide range of projects including the design and drafting of foundations for the giga roller coaster “Leviathan” at Canada’s Wonderland.
He will be speaking about his involvement in the Peterborough WTP Reservoir: Emergency and Long-Term Rehabilitation. This work included short-term emergency repairs on a leak that occurred in October 2014 along with long-term rehabilitation work to extend the serviceability life of the structure.
George Crouch, P. Eng. and Conor Foy
George attended the University of Western Ontario and joined Deep Foundations Contractors Inc. in 2011. He has worked on The TTC Vaughan Metropolitan Center Station, Eglinton Crosstown Tunnelling (Phases 1 & 2), Waterloo ION LRT and Eglinton Crosstown Stations Projects.
Conor holds degrees in Civil Engineering and Mathematics from Trinity College Dublin. He has been with Deep Foundations Contractors Inc. since 2011 and has worked on a variety of residential, commercial and heavy civil projects including the Strachan Avenue Grade Separation and the Eglinton Crosstown Phase 2 Tunnelling.
Together, George and Conor will share the challenges of large residential and infrastructure projects in dense urban contexts while minimizing impact to external stakeholders. They will discuss techniques, technologies and case studies from several projects, with a focus on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT.
Manager of the Virtual Design Construction group at EllisDon Corporation, Omar brings 10 years of construction industry experience involving large scale retail, high rise residential, hospital, and subway projects.
Omar will discuss the intricate complexities of the many iconic structural concrete systems comprising the York University Subway Station; from 3D visualization of the design elements through to the finished product, and all the steps along the way.
The talk and tour will earn 1.0 PDH and has limited spots available.
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Networking hour with dinner and drinks
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Presentations
8:00 – 8:30 p.m. Q&A period, wrap-up
LOCATION: Ryerson University Student Learning Center, SLC-508 on the 5th Floor (341 Yonge Street, Toronto)
This half-day event will kick off at 9:00 AM at the Markham Dufferin Concrete plant, featuring breakfast and networking session.
Following breakfast will be a presentation from Richard Sluce, P.Eng. Richard will discuss industry trends within Ontario, as well as the new and innovative technologies that are helping shape its future. After the breakfast and presentation, Richard will be conducting a tour of the Dufferin Concrete plant.
Richard holds both Bachelor and Masters’ degrees in Civil Engineering from Ryerson University. He joined CRH (formally Holcim) in 2012 and has spent time working in both the Cement and Ready Mix Concrete Divisions in Ontario and Western Canada. Prior to joining CRH, Richard worked for a number of different areas of the building products industry with experience ranging from sales & operations management, logistics, business development, and novel product development.
The talk and tour will earn 2.5 PDH and has limited spots available.
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast and Networking
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Presentation by Richard Sluce
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Dufferin Concrete Plant Tour
LOCATION: Markham Dufferin Concrete Plant (7655 Woodbine Avenue, Markham)