January 2014

APEGBC Sea To Sky Branch Meeting & Presentation

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This event has a later start time, different location and reduced cost in comparison to many of our previous events. We look forward to seeing you there!
Status: Advanced registration is now closed. For more information and space availability, please contact [email protected] Thank you!
Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM: Silver Sponsorship: Sea To Sky Dinner & Technical Seminar
Location: Pinnacle Hotel At the Pier, 138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver, BC
Topic: "The Mentoring Experience Benefits Everyone"
Kamran Qavami
Kamran Qavami obtained his bachelor’s degree in civil-structural engineering in 1991 from the Shiraz University and his master’s degree in hydraulic structural engineering in 1995 from the Science and Technology University, Iran. He majored in both disciplines of hydraulic and structural engineering, and has worked for over twenty two years with major consulting companies gaining experience in a variety of civil-hydraulic engineering associated with dam and hydropower engineering, river engineering and related hydraulic structures. He worked with Lar Consultant Company (Iran) for several years as a hydrotechnical team leader and project manager including project manager of Badovli RCC dam, hydrotechnical team leader of Namroud and Damghan Earthfill dams. After immigrating to Canada in 2006, he worked with NKV Engineering to design and inspect residential buildings. Then, he joined AllNorth Company to design a run of river hydro project (Hurley project) and several bridge and culvert crossings. In 2010, he joined SNC-Lavalin hydro division and was involved in some major projects including Waneta Expansion Hydroelectric, Forrest Kerr run of river and Site C Dam as a diversion task manager in Definition Design stage.
Roger Stilwell
Roger Stilwell obtained his civil engineering degree (structural engineering and hydraulics) in 1962 from the University of Tasmania, and his master’s degree in structural engineering (Arch Dam analyses) in 1964 from the University of Southampton, UK. He worked in Australia for several years before immigrating to Canada in 1967.  He has been based in British Columbia except for overseas assignments in Ecuador for one year and Indonesia for a total of three years. He worked for Fenco and T Ingledow & Associates for short periods and, then, for 34 years, he worked with Klohn Crippen Berger until retirement in 2004. His experience includes structural engineering (Sydney Opera House, TRIUMF, Revelstoke Dam unit 5, Seven Mile Dam unit 4), water resources engineering (hydroelectric studies, lower mainland flood control projects, tropical irrigation projects, dams and dam safety) and municipal projects. Since retirement he has been an independent consultant working part time on assignments from BC Hydro, the Dominican Republic and Chile.
Credit: 1 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $20.00

Non-Member Price: $20.00

Student Member Price: $10.00
Topic: "The Mentoring Experience Benefits Everyone"

In this presentation, the speakers will present the APEGBC Mentoring Program and will highlight the benefits of the mentoring relationship in general and based on their own experience. Members interested in becoming APEGBC mentors are strongly encouraged to attend this particular event. This year, one of the goals of the Sea to Sky branch is to have a minimum of 10 of its members apply to become APEGBC mentors. Please enroll as an APEGBC mentor to help your branch achieve its goal.

Eric Nadin, Chair of APEGBC Mentoring Committee will also be present to help answer any questions on the program. Further detailed information is available on the Association web site: www.apeg.bc.ca/mentoring 

$20 each for members and guests who pre-register on-line at APEGBC.
$25 each for all attendees who register at the door (pending space limitation).
$15 for EIT or GIT’s who pre-register on-line at APEGBC.
$10 for student members of  MAPS (Member Advantage Program for Students)
(Cost includes desserts, coffee and tea)

Registration:  Please click on the Register button below to register online. To help us predict our catering needs, please register by January 28, 2014.  Due to space limitations, online registrations will be limited to the first 50.

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