May 2017

Vice President's Dinner with Translink: Building Momentum for 2017/2018 and Beyond

Organized by the APEGBC Vancouver Branch

Status: Advanced registration is now closed or the event is full. For space availability, please contact [email protected] Thank you.
Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Four Seasons Hotel - Chartwell Room, 791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Dr. E.F. (Ed) Casas, P.Eng.,
APEGBC Vice President

Sany R. Zein, P.Eng.,
Vice President, Infrastructure Management and Engineering, TransLink
Credit: 1.5 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: APEGBC Member, Guest and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $61.90 + GST = $65.00

APEGBC Student Member Price: $38.09 + GST = $39.99
Contact: APEGBC Vancouver Branch
Email: [email protected]
Important Dates: To help us predict our catering needs, please register by Friday, May 19, 2017.
You and your guests are invited to join the APEGBC Vancouver Branch for this exciting dinner event with an opening presentation by APEGBC's Vice President, Dr. Ed Casas, P. Eng. Followed by a keynote speech by Sany Zein, Vice President of Infrastructure Management and Engineering at Translink.

Please see below for more details.


6:00 PM – 6:30 PM: Registration and Networking
6:30 PM – 7:00 PM: Dinner
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Presentation by APEGBC Vice President, Ed Casas, P. Eng.
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM: Keynote Speech by Sany Zein, P.Eng.
8:30 PM – 8:40 PM: Closing Remarks by Vancouver Branch


Your Association Update

Do you have questions about APEGBC? Want to learn more about what your association is up to and how they are making an impact on the professions of engineering and geoscience? APEGBC Vice President, Ed Casas, P.Eng., will talk about APEGBC, our role as a regulator and advocate for the professions of engineering and geoscience.

Keynote Presentation: Translink - Building Momentum for 2017/2018 and Beyond

Sany R. Zein, P.Eng., Vice President, Infrastructure Management and Engineering, TransLink, will present and take a quick look back at TransLink's achievements in 2016, then focus on looking ahead to the exciting transportation projects, challenges, and opportunities in the Metro Vancouver region in 2017–2018 and beyond.

About the Speakers

Dr. Ed Casas, P.Eng.
APEGBC Vice President

Ed_Casas.jpgDr. E.F. (Ed) Casas, P.Eng., is an instructor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology at the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Dr. Casas was previously an adjunct professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UBC and taught wireless communications, design of digital and microcomputer systems, digital instrumentation for mechanical systems and several other courses. He earned his Master of Engineering in electrical engineering at McMaster University and, previous to that, earned his Bachelor of Applied Science in electrical engineering at the University of Ottawa.

Sany  R. Zein, P.Eng.
Vice President, Infrastructure Management and Engineering, Translink

sany-zein.jpgSany R. Zein is the Vice President of Infrastructure Management and Engineering at TransLink. He oversees an asset portfolio valued at $12 billion, and an annual capital program worth $1 billion. Sany is responsible for capital project delivery, major project development, TransLink’s Infrastructure Project Management Office, road and bicycle infrastructure funding programs, operations and maintenance for three major bridges, and the enterprise asset management program. Sany is a registered Professional Engineer with more than 25 years of experience in the private and public sectors, including project experience throughout Canada and the United States.

Event Sponsors

Sponsorship Opportunity Available

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please download our Sponsorship Brochure. Opportunities are available between $100–$500. If you have any questions, please contact Tim Verigin at the association office by phone at 604.430.8035 or by email at [email protected].


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  • Guest/Non-member registration: If you are not a member of APEGBC, you can register online by quickly creating a 'non-member' account. After clicking on the 'Register' link, you will be brought to a login screen. Towards the bottom, there is a ‘Create new account’ link. Click this link and follow the prompts to create your account and then you will be able to register online with this new account. Thank you and we look forward to having you join us.

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