April 2015

APEGBC Tri-City Branch Vice President's Dinner and Evergreen Line Project Update

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Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM – Registration and networking
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM – Buffet Dinner and Presentations
Location: Executive Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre, 405 North Rd, Coquitlam, BC
Presenter: Michael Wrinch, Ph.D., P.Eng., FEC
Vice President, APEGBC

David Chang, P.Eng.
Associate Project Director - Evergreen Line Rapid Transit Project
Province of British Columbia
Credit: 1.5 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: $55 – for Members who pre-register online
$60 – for Non-Members who pre-register online
$45 – for EIT/GIT’s and APEGBC Student Members who pre-register online
Cash bar

Dress Code: Business Formal.
APEGBC members and non-members are welcome.
Join us for our annual Dinner with keynote speaker David Chang, P.Eng., Associate Project Director - Evergreen Line Rapid Transit Project, Province of British Columbia. David Chang will give a technical overview on the construction. APEGBC Vice President Dr. Michael Wrinch will give an update on APEGBC Council and other APEGBC initiatives. Ample time will be provided for questions on the speakers' topics.

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The Evergreen Line is a new rapid SkyTrain service, connecting Coquitlam City Centre via Port Moody to Burnaby without transfer at Lougheed Town Centre. Service is expected to open in the Fall of 2016. Construction plans include elevated guideways and tunnel boring. Once open, Metro Vancouver’s SkyTrain system will become the longest automated rapid transit system in Canada.

Michael Wrinch, Ph.D., P.Eng., FEC
Vice President, APEGBC

Dr. Wrinch is the Principal at Hedgehog Technologies Inc., a company which specializes in project management and system design of high-energy control, manufacturing and AMR type metering systems.  Dr. Wrinch also serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia.

A longtime volunteer with APEGBC, Dr. Wrinch has served on the Professional Renewal Task Force, as a member of the Vancouver Branch Executive, and the Governance Committee. He also served as a member of APEGBC Council from 2008- 2010 and from 2011-2013.

David Chang, P.Eng.
Associate Project Director - Evergreen Line Rapid Transit Project
Province of British Columbia

David Chang has been in transportation engineering and project management for the past 30 years in both the private and public sectors. Presently he is the Associate Project Director for the Evergreen Line Rapid Transit Project. Since graduated from the University of British Columbia in Civil Engineering, he has been involved in the successful delivery of a number of major transportation infrastructure projects, including award-winning projects such as the Lions Gate Bridge Reconstruction and the Sea to Sky Highway Improvement Project.

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