June 2017

Branch AGM and Rail Safety Seminar

Organized by the APEGBC Tri-City Branch

Status: Advanced registration is now closed or the event is sold out. For more space availability please contact [email protected] Thank you.
Date: Thursday, June 8, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM–8:00 PM
Location: Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex - (Room 1 - Rec. Rink Main Floor), 633 Poirier Street, Coquitlam, BC
Presenter: Ana Coady, P.Eng., PTOE
Railway Works Engineer, Pacific Region, Transport Canada
Credit: 1.5 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: APEGBC Member and Guests Price: $10.00 + GST = $10.50
Contact: APEGBC Tri-City Branch
Email: [email protected]
Important Dates: To help us predict our catering needs, please register by June 7, 2017.
Come join us for our Annual General Meeting for Tri City Branch as well as a technical seminar on the Grade Crossings Regulations for Federally Regulated Railways.

Railway companies and road authorities are jointly responsible for managing safety and ensuring compliance with applicable requirements at railway crossings. The presentation will provide an overview of the Grade Crossings Regulation, with a focus on elements that will be of particular interest to Road Authorities and municipalities, including safety concerns and requirements related to sightlines, blocked crossings, whistle cessation, traffic signal interconnection and financial assistance for crossing improvements. We will also discuss what it means to have railways in our communities and how rail safety considerations can influence land use planning and new developments.

This is also a great opportunity to learn about your local branch and volunteering opportunities to give back to the community. All disciplines are welcome, including GIT and EIT.


6:00 PM – 6:15 PM: Registration 
6:15 PM – 6:45 PM: Presentation 
6:45 PM – 7:30 PM: Branch AGM and announcements
7:30 PM – 8:00 PM: Networking and closing

About the Speaker

Ana Coady, P.Eng., PTOE
Railway Works Engineer, Transport Canada

Ana Coady is a Railway Works Engineer with Transport Canada, where she works with stakeholders to maintain compliance with rail safety regulations and to address safety concerns where roads, trails, and paths cross federally regulated railway tracks at-grade. Since taking on this regulatory role in 2007, Ana has taken full advantage of numerous opportunities to apply her expertise in the areas of traffic operations and road safety, gained from over 20 years in the private and public sectors in Ontario and BC.


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