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September 2018

Municipal Engineers Division Tour: City of Vancouver Bike Tour and Networking

Please Note
Bike tour will proceed rain or shine. Dress for the weather!
Status: Advanced registration is now closed. For more information and space availability, please contact [email protected] Thank you!
Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM–1:30 PM: Registration and Introduction to Mobi by Shaw Go Bikes
1:30 PM–4:15 PM: Bike Tour by City of Vancouver
4:30 PM–6:30 PM: Networking at Yaletown Brewing Company

For those that are unable to attend the whole event, there is a networking only option when registering online.
Location: Bike Tour Begins At Yaletown Canada Line Station/ Networking Event At Yaletown Brewing Company Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Mia Kohout, General Manager and Director of Vancouver Bike Share Inc.

Kati Tamashiro, P.Eng., Section Head for Active Transportation, City of Vancouver

Dominic Lao, EIT, Active Transportation Engineer, City of Vancouver
Cost: Municipal Engineers Division Member Rate (tour and networking session): $65.00 + GST = $68.25

Non-Division Member Rate (tour and networking session): $90 + GST = $94.50

Municipal Engineers Division Member Rate (networking session only): $10.00 + GST = $10.50

Price includes appetizers as part of the networking session. Please bring cash or credit card if you wish to purchase drinks or additional food items.
Contact: If you have event related questions, please contact Kimberley Wong.

For event registration assistance, please contact Tim Verigin at the association office or 604.412.4872.
Important Dates: Please register by Tuesday, September 4, 2018.
In partnership with the City of Vancouver and Mobi by Shaw Go, the Municipal Engineers Division has arranged a cycling tour of the City’s all ages and abilities cycling infrastructure, new downtown plazas, as well as other interesting engineering sites.

Sites on the tour will include:

  • Burrard Bridge
  • SEFC Energy Centre
  • Science World Bike Counter
  • Quebec and 1 St. Protected Intersection
  • Oak St. and 7th Ave. Mini Park
  • Viaducts removal

The tour will generally follow cycling routes that have been designed to be a comfortable ride with several water breaks and stops along the way. Total riding time will be just over 1 hour.

Special Instructions

  • Option is available to attend the Networking Session only,
  • Helmets will be provided, but participants may bring their own,
  • Mobi bikes include a small basket to carry some small belongings,
  • Bring a filled water bottle with you to stay hydrated. There will be opportunities to refill along the way,
  • Bike tour will proceed rain or shine. Dress for the weather, and
  • Appetizers will be served at the networking session. Please bring cash or credit card if you wish to purchase drinks or additional food items.

Notes

  • Due to space limitations, event is limited to 25 participants.
  • Guest/Non-member registration: If you are not a member of Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia, 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.
  • Photography Disclaimer: Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia will take photographs at this event and may use those in our news or promotional material in print, electronic, or other media, including our website. By attending this event, you grant Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia the right to use your name and photograph for such purposes. Should you wish to avoid being photographed, please notify an event volunteer at the onsite event registration desk.
  • Alcohol Disclaimer: This event is intended for responsible adults of legal drinking age. Please drink responsibly and do not drink and drive.


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