- Montreal 2019
- Fredericton 2018
- Vancouver 2017
- London 2016
- Regina 2015
- Halifax 2014
- General / Générale
- CSCE 2014 General Conference / Congrès général 2014 de la SCGC
- 13th International Environmental Specialty Conference / 13ème Conférence Internationale spécialisée sur l'environment
- 4th International Structural Specialty Conference / 4ème Conférence Internationale spécialisée sur les structures
- 10th International Transportation Specialty Conference / 10ème Conférence Internationale spécialisée sur les transports
- Montreal 2013
- General / Générale
- Congrès général 2013 de la SCGC / CSCE 2013 General Conference
- 4th Specialty Conference on Coastal, Estuary and Offshore Engineering / 4ème Ingénierie côtière et en milieu maritime
- 3rd Specialty Conference on Material Engineering & Applied Mechanics / 3e Conférence spécialisée sur le génie des matériaux et mecanique appliquée
- 4th Construction Specialty Conference / 4e Conférence spécialisée sur la construction
- 3rd Specialty Conference on Disaster Prevention and Mitigation / 3e Conférence spécialisée sur la prevention et la mitigation des désastres naturels
- The 2nd Forum on Professional Practice and Career Development / 2e Forum sur la pratique professionnelle et le développement de carrière
- SMSB 2018
Sustainable Municipalities / Municipalités durables
28 mai au 31 mai 2014 / May 28 to May 31, 2014
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
ISBN Number: 978-1-894662-23-9
Welcome Message from the Chair
On behalf of the Local Organizing Committee, I would like to welcome everyone to the CSCE 2014 Annual Conference in Halifax.
The conference theme is "Sustainable Municipalities," which reflects our own enthusiasm for engineering sustainably in our dynamic maritime city. The conference program promotes and celebrates the central role of civil engineering systems in municipalities and the increasing importance of innovative solutions to create sustainable practices that can be implemented locally, nationally and internationally.
Concurrent with the General Conference, we are pleased to also host three Specialty Conferences which bring leading experts from across Canada and around the globe in one venue: the 4th International Structural Specialty Conference, the 10th International Transportation Specialty Conference and the 13th International Environmental Specialty Conference.
The variety of papers included in the proceedings will showcase presentations on discovery, innovation, implementation of research, decision making, project management, and lessons learned from the application of new techniques in major projects. We have arranged technical tours of key municipal infrastructure and will be recognizing three important civil engineering sites that have played key roles in the history and development of Halifax.
In addition, we are pleased to have an exciting Young Professional Program as part of the conference experience for recent engineering graduates and students.
On behalf of the Local Organizing Committee I wish to express sincere appreciation for the incredible support we have received from many civil engineering suppliers, consultants, contractors and infrastructure owners.
Halifax and Nova Scotia are known for our warm hospitality and we invite you to experience it as part of the social program or simply explore on your own.
Have a wonderful conference, enjoy the city, reconnect with colleagues and make new friendships!
John Newhook Chair, Local Organizing Committee
Welcome Message from Technical Program Committee
On behalf of the Technical program committee, it is my pleasure to welcome you to CSCE's 2014 Annual Conference in Halifax. In keeping with the general theme, "SUSTAINABLE MUNICIPALITIES", the General Conference and the three Specialty Conferences are bringing together academics, researchers and practitioners in the various sub-disciplines of civil engineering to present and discuss recent advancements and innovative solutions.
Present and future engineering challenges and solutions will be identified and discussed in the more than 250 technical presentations over the next four days. The local civil engineering community has worked together to plan a strong and memorable technical program; one which showcases civil engineering talent and achievements across the profession. A warm welcome is extended to practicing engineers, academics and researchers; thank you for being here to share your latest innovations with your civil engineering colleagues.
Jane Thorburn Chair, Technical Program Committee CSCE 2014 Halifax
CSCE Executive Director
CSCE Office/Events Manager
Technical Program Chair
Technical Program Assistant
Local Arrangement Coordinator
Student Program Coordinator
Young Professionals Program Coordinator
Student Participation Coordinator
National/Local Chair – Jane Thorburn
Environmental Specialty Conference
National Co-chair – Gopal Achari
Local Co-chair – Mike Chaulk
Structural Specialty Conference
National Co-chair – Khaled Sennah
Local Co-chair – Eileen McEwen
Transportation Specialty Conference
National Co-chair – Ming Zhong
Local Co-chair – Christopher Davis
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