10
April 2018

BCIT Student and Industry Night

Hosted by ASTTBC, BCIT Student Association, and Engineers and Geoscientists BC

Status: Advanced registration is now closed. Please proceed directly to the event to register.
Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM–7:30 PM: Panel (Town Square A/B)
7:30 PM–9:00 PM: Networking (SE2 - Habitat Pub)
Location: British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), 3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby, BC
Presenter: Dorothy Ching, P.Eng.
Process Engineer, Fluor Canada Ltd.

Rylin Halpin, GradTech
Civil Design Technologist, McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd.

David Marchand, P.Eng.
Project Manager, R.F. Binne and Associates Ltd.

Cheyenne Miller, GradTech
Survey Technician, City of Vancouver
 
Cost: This event is free to attend.
Contact: Andrea Michaud | Student Program Coordinator
Direct: 604.412.4860
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext.4860
Fax: 604.430.8085
Email: [email protected]
In conjunction with ASTTBC and the BCIT Student Association, Engineers and Geoscientists BC is hosting a student and industry night. This fun and casual evening provides a great opportunity for industry professionals to share their knowledge, career anecdotes, and advice with engineering students. It's also a great opportunity to socialize and network with fellow professionals.

Schedule

  • 6:30 PM–7:30 PM: Panel (Town Hall A/B)
  • 7:30 PM–9:00 PM: Networking (SE2 – Habitat Pub)

Guests are welcome to attend either the panel, the networking session, or both. Note that the pub is 19+ and guests may be required to show ID upon entry.

Complimentary appetizers, tea, and coffee will be served at the networking portion of this event. Additional food and beverages can be purchased from the pub's menu.

Panelists

Dorothy Ching, P.Eng.

Process Engineer, Fluor Canada Ltd.

Bio coming soon.

Rylin Halpin, GradTech

Civil Design Technologist, McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd.

Rylin Halpin graduated from BCIT in 2017 with a diploma in civil engineering technology. He joined McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd., embarking on a civil design career. In his time with McElhanney, Rylin has had the opportunity to work with teams in several of their BC offices, in addition to project teams based out of Vancouver, his home office. Rylin has contributed to a variety of transportation projects, from highway improvements to transit facility upgrades. Away from the office, Rylin is an active volunteer and enjoys being outside, hiking, the local mountains.

David Marchand, P.Eng.

Project Manager, R.F. Binne and Associates Ltd.

David Marchand has been with Binnie for eight years since graduating from BCIT, working his way up from Graduate Technologist to Project Manager. David works in Binnie’s Development and Infrastructure Division and is based in Surrey. David is responsible for all aspects of civil infrastructure projects from project initiation and proposal writing, to design development and coordination, to construction administration and closure procedures. His experience in preparing designs and drawings for multiple projects including storm and sanitary sewers, waterworks and roadworks has allowed him to engage with internal design teams and project stakeholders to ensure project success.

David is an active participant in Binnie’s Young Professionals Committee and volunteers with the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – BC Young Professionals Group as the Chair Provincial Committee, where he helps oversee networking, professional development, and student outreach initiatives throughout the province.

​Cheyenne Miller, GradTech

Survey Technician, City of Vancouver

Cheyenne Miller attained a Bachelor of Arts in geography from the University of Victoria in 2007 and graduated from BCIT with a Geomatics Engineering Diploma in 2013. After graduating from BCIT, Cheyenne worked as a Surveyor for the District of Saanich, and has spent the past year and a half working as a Survey Technician for the City of Vancouver. In her current role, Cheyenne leads a survey crew to perform topographic and construction layout surveys within the Streets Design Branch. She is also a committee member for the Engineering Diversity and Inclusion working group at the City of Vancouver. Outside of work, Cheyenne volunteers at trail running events and as a committee member for ASTTBC’s Women in Technology. In her spare time, Cheyenne enjoys snowboarding, trail running, diving and cycling around the city.

Event Registration Instructions

Click the "Register" button at the bottom of the page.

  • BCIT engineering degree students: sign up for a Student Membership if you do not already have an account. BCIT engineering degree students do not pay a membership fee upon activating their account.
  • BCIT technology diploma students: when you click "Register," you will be prompted to log in. Please choose the "create new account" option. If you would like to register as a Student Member, you may do so by signing up online. A $25/year membership fee applies. Technology students are also encouraged to sign up as a student member with ASTTBC.
  • ASTTBC members: when you click "Register," you will be prompted to log in. Please choose the "create new account" option.
  • Engineers and Geoscientists BC members: when you click "Register," you will be prompted to log in. Sign in using your User ID and password.

Sponsorship Information

This event is generously sponsored by the BC Public Service (gold) and CWA Engineers (door prize).

Sponsorship packages are available for this event. The following packages are available:

Platinum ($750)
Premier Sponsor
(one available)
  • Five-minute speaking opportunity about your company.
  • Company logo and brief write up in next edition of the Engineers and Geoscientists BC Student Newsletter
    (one newsletter per semester).
  • Display promotional items at a designated table.
  • Company description included in the event brochure.
  • Verbal recognition at event.
  • Company logo on refreshment table tent cards.
  • Company logo on event signage and program.
  • Company logo with link on Engineers and Geoscientists BC website (one year on Student Member page).
Gold ($500)
(two available, one remaining)
  • Display promotional items at a designated table.
  • Company description included in the event brochure.
  • Verbal recognition at event.
  • Company logo on refreshment table tent cards.
  • Company logo on event signage and program.
  • Company logo with link on Engineers and Geoscientists BC website (six months on Student Member page).
Silver ($250)
(four available)
  • Verbal recognition at event.
  • Company logo on event signage and program.
  • Company logo with link on Engineers and Geoscientists BC website (six months on Student Member page).
Door Prize Sponsor ($100)
(one available, none remaining)
  • Verbal recognition at event.
  • Company logo on designated signage for door prize.

If you would like to sponsor this event, please click on the "Register" button below. You will be prompted to log in and confirm your information. Afterwards, you may select your desired sponsorship package and pay by credit card through the registration system.

We will be in touch within two business days to confirm the sponsorship package and arrange details. Questions or comments regarding sponsorship packages can be directed to Andrea Michaud, Student Program Coordinator at [email protected] or 604.412.4860.



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