2017 ACEC-SK Annual Conference & AGM

Blending two key events a resounding success!

Inclusion of ACEC-SK’s Annual General Meeting with an Informed Infrastructure Investment Conference on May 11, 2017, was well received by members, presenters and stakeholders.

Attendees were impressed with the proficiency of the speakers and their offering of new perspectives around the complex topics addressed throughout the day.  The presentations offered new insights for both experienced and less experienced professionals.

Ryan Greer, Director, Transportation and Infrastructure Policy, presented the Canadian Chamber of Commerce perspective on federal infrastructure investment and ramifications at the provincial level
Larry Hiles, representing the Certified Management Consultants Saskatchewan (CMC) presented options for the province as it faces a $51B infrastructure deficit.
Miguel Morrissette, Executive Director, SaskBuilds addressed the province’s Integrated Capital  Plan and its role in addressing informed infrastructure investments.

The afternoon agenda addressed topics targeted towards ACEC-SK’s Young Professionals.  John Gamble, ACEC-Canada, presented the National Association’s take on how the profession must deal with change.  The pros and cons of Project Delivery Model options were presented by Stormy Holmes, AECOM and Patrick Lalach, CIMA +. 

The Young Professional Panel, Chelsey Bartlett, Golder Associates;  Alyson Stout ,McElhanney and Tyson Smith, KGS Group addressed the question, “What does informed infrastructure Investment mean to YPs?”

Chris Newcomb, McElhanney spoke to “the YPs role in Alternative Delivery Models.

The success of this joint event ensures that the format will become the standard moving forward.


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