November 2018

Evening Seminar: The North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant

Hosted by the Vancouver Branch

Status: Advanced registration is now closed. There is a limited amount of tickets available at the door. For more information, please contact [email protected] Thank you.
Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM–9:00 PM
Location: Vancouver City Hall, 453 W 12 Ave (Main Floor - Town Hall Room Number 110), Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Wayne Wong, P.Eng., PMP
Senior Process Engineer, Water

Joan Liu, P.Eng.
Senior Project Engineer/Project Control, Liquid Waste Services
Project Delivery, North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant Program
Metro Vancouver
Credit: 0.75 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Member online registration: $23.91 + GST = $25.00

Student online registration: $19.05 + GST = $20.00

On-site registration: $28.57 + GST = $30.00
Contact: If you have questions, please contact [email protected].
Note: To help us predict our catering needs, please register by Sunday, October 28, 2018.
The Vancouver Branch of Engineers and Geoscientists BC would like to invite everyone to our upcoming evening seminar. This event is one of the events which promotes both networking as well as knowledge sharing with captivating presentations from experts from the Lower Mainland. Refreshments will be also served, and therefore online registration is highly recommended. We will be having two senior engineers from consulting and government agency, jointly solving water treatment issues.


Wayne Wong, P.Eng., PMP

Senior Process Engineer, Water

Wayne is a senior process engineer with AECOM in Burnaby who specializes in municipal wastewater treatment in subject areas such as sewage heat recovery and integrated resource recovery. Wayne has comprehensive experience over the past 12 years completing engineering consulting assignments related to municipal wastewater treatment for clients in BC and in the US, including capacity and condition assessments, master planning, pre-design, detailed design, procurement, contract administration, and construction management. In recent years Wayne has worked primarily with Metro Vancouver providing project management and client advisory services on projects such as the Annacis Island WWTP Stage 5 Expansion and the North Shore WWTP project.

Outside of AECOM, Wayne is active in the industry having served as past chair of the Wastewater and Residuals Management Committee at BCWWA. You will also find Wayne at UBC periodically giving guest lectures to students in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. Wayne is an active technical reviewer for the WERF-LIFT program and was previously a technical reviewer for the Water Environment Federation special publications UV Disinfection in Wastewater and Nutrient Roadmap published in 2015.

Joan Liu P.Eng. M.A.Sc.

Senior Project Engineer/Project Control, Liquid Waste Services
Project Delivery, North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant Program
Metro Vancouver

Joan is a senior project engineer with Metro Vancouver who specializes in project management for large-scale programs and infrastructures in both water treatment and wastewater treatment divisions. Joan has advanced knowledge in alternative procurement method including leading the design-build-finance procurement process for the North Shore Wastewater Treatment program, in particular the Conveyance project. She is also an advocate for mentoring and providing growth opportunities for engineers, and has been a key committee member of the Engineering-in-Training Program in Metro Vancouver.


  • 6:30 PM: Registration and Networking
  • 7:15 PM: Presentation
  • 8:00 PM: Networking
  • 9:00 PM: Closing

Refreshments will be served. Dress code is business casual.

Download a copy of the event poster.

  • 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.
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