Conferences
Technical Sessions and Schedule at a glance

 Join us in Halifax for the CSC Annual Conference. The CSC Conference 2016 Organizing Committee looks forward to hosting you!
May 25 - 29

 

For Schedule at a Glance   click  Latest update: May 16, 2016

Host Hotel:
 
Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel 

 1919 Upper Water St, Halifax, NS B3J 3J5  Tel: (902) 421-1700  ■  Web Site: Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

 

Message from the CSC Conference 2016 Technical Committee Co-Chairs

 

NOTE: A link to the PRESENTATIONS will be emailed to all confirmed delegates prior to the conference.  

* SCHEDULE TOPIC, SPEAKER AND/OR DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

 
THURSDAY MAY 26, 2016 TECHNICAL SESSIONS
To view the summary, click on the links below (information will be added when available) 

Time: 7:30 - 8:45AM 

Thursday morning Breakfast  speakers will feature the children of Hope Blooms, as seen on Dragons Den  Click HERE for video

Time: 9:00 - 10:00AM

1A – Legal Issues in P3 Project Delivery

Session Presented by: Joelle Jefcoat

SUMMARY 

1B – Web Sites for the Construction Industry

Session Presented by: Lisa Collins, and George Gula

SUMMARY 

1C – Re-Thinking Concepts on Delivering Efficient Low Carbon Buildings

Session presented by: Paul Bertram

SUMMARY

Time: 10:30 - 11:30AM

2A – Dalhousie's Experience with Best Value System

Session presented by: Ian Wagshal, and Alex Walker

SUMMARY

 2B – Conserving My Grandfather's Tower

Session presented by: Syd Dumaresq

SUMMARY

2C – Using Social Media in Construction Related Companies

Session presented by: Phil Otto

SUMMARY   

Time: 2:00 - 3:00PM

3A – Education in Construction: Emerging Trends

Session presented by: Faisal Arain

SUMMARY  

3B – Tender Documents and Procurement Process from a General Contractor's Perspective

Session presented by: Peter Riley

SUMMARY   

3C – The Halifax Central Library - A Place for Everyone 

Session presented by: George Cotaras, MNSAA

SUMMARY

Time: 3:30 - 4:30PM 

4A – Delivering Value Using IPD (Integrated Project Delivery)

Session presented by: Art Winslow

SUMMARY  

4B – Door Hardware Specifications

Session presented by: Darrell Heard

SUMMARY

4C – What's New for CSA A23.1 and 23.2, the Concrete Bible for Canada

Session presented by: Gordon Leaman, P.Eng.

SUMMARY

FRIDAY MAY 27, 2016 TECHNICAL SESSIONS

 

Time: 9:00 - 10:00AM

5A – Design Build Contracts: Problems and Possibilities

Session presented by: John Keith, QC

SUMMARY  

5B – Sydney Tar Ponds Clean Up

Session presented by: Donnie Burke, and Joan Muise

SUMMARY

5C – Are Tall Wood Buildings Safe?

Session presented by: Patrick Crabbe

SUMMARY   

Time: 10:30 - 11:30AM

6A – Affordable Housing Development in Halifax - What Next?

Session presented by: Grant Wanzel

SUMMARY

6B – Passiv House Building - The Next Green Thing?

Session presented by: John Crace

SUMMARY 

6C – Trends in Fire Rated Glazing

Session presented by: Jordan Richards

SUMMARY    

Time: 11:45 - 1:45PM 

Keynote Luncheon Featuring:  Colleen Jones  

Colleen Jones is one of Canada’s most successful curlers, best known as the skip of two women's world championship teams and six Tournament of Hearts Canadian women's championships, including an unprecedented four titles in a row and a record 138 wins as a skip.  Colleen is recognized coast-to-coast, thanks to her three-decade CBC television career and her memoir, Throwing Rocks at Houses: My Life in and Out of Curling, has recently been published.


Time: 2:00 - 3:00PM 

7A – Sustainability: NSERC Net Zero Energy Building

Session presented by: Keith Robertson

SUMMARY

7B – AWMAC and CSC: Working Together for The Best Project Outcome

Session presented by: Drew Parks

SUMMARY  

7C – Photography for Construction Projects

Session presented by: Ully Bliel

SUMMARY  

Time: 3:30 - 4:30PM

8A – The 4 C's of Leadership

Session presented by: David Rathbun

SUMMARY

8B – Changes in Roofing: the CRCA Perspective

Session presented by: Peter Kalinger

SUMMARY  

8C – Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Concrete

Session presented by: Christine Gamble

SUMMARY

Time: 5:30 - 1:00AM 

Get ready for FUN NIGHT sponsored by CGC!

Location: Pier 21 - Pirates will bring a bounty of Lobsters for our feast to celebrate their new crew acquisitions.  They will entertain you with stories of their travels and teach you the art of eating a Lobster "Pirate Style".  Be prepared for the unexpected! 

Prizes will be given to the best dressed Pirates! 
ARRRRRGH!!
  


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