EVENT CALENDAR  CIQS – Maritimes

Upcoming Events:

  • 2019 Holiday Networking Reception and Dinner  [ ]

2019 Holiday Networking Reception and Dinner

2019 Holiday Networking Reception and Dinner

Please join us for this networking dinner event as we celebrate with our mentors, mentees and future leaders who are making such important contributions in the field of construction economics across Canada.

CIQS members and non-members are encouraged to attend this networking dinner event as the property and construction industries in Canada continue to be major components of the economy.

This year's networking dinner will be held at the National Club located on Bay Street, in Toronto. As one of Canada's leading business and social clubs, this designated historic site provides the perfect backdrop for networking.

We look forward to estimators, quantity surveyors, cost consultants, contract administrators, project managers, construction managers, project coordinators, commercial specialists and other professionals attending this networking event that is supported by the Construction Economist, a publication of the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors.

Construction Economist | The Journal of the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors

Keynote Speaker – Paul Quinless

Regional Vice President of Stuart Olson

Keynote Speaker – Paul QuinlessPaul Quinless is the Regional Vice President of Stuart Olson Inc. He is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Professional Quantity Surveyor and an experienced senior executive that has held a number of key positions in Canada with Carillion, Ellis Don and Wimpey Taylor. Paul was also previously the President, Board Member, and Committee Chair of the Ontario Road Builders' Association (ORBA)/Ontario Asphalt Pavement Council (OAPC).

Paul is also a Member of the Board Of Directors Ontario General Contractors Association. During his career, Paul has had first-hand experience with evolving contract delivery models such as public-private partnerships and was part of a successful joint venture that won the contract to finance, design, build and commission new healthcare facilities in Brampton and Ottawa. He is an advocate of the professional development and emerging leaders.

CIQS is delighted to have Paul Quinless as our keynote speaker.

Event Details & Registration
Date:
Time: 5:00 PM – Registration
5:30 PM – Reception
6:00 PM – Dinner
6:45 PM – Presentation
Location: Toronto, ON
Venue: The National Club (Main Dining Room)
303 Bay Street, Toronto, ON M5H 2R1 (Map)
Cost: • Members: $95 (Early bird: $85*)
• Non-Members: $110 (Early bird: $95*)
• Students: $55
* Early bird ends November 29, 2019
RSVP: Please register online by 1:00 PM on Monday, December 9, 2019.

Register Now →

This event is eligible for 2 CPD points

CIQS CPD Points

FAQ’s – Dress Code, Parking & Public Transportation
  • Business casual dress
  • Parking: The entrance to the parking garage for Scotia Plaza is accessed off Adelaide Street West, just east of Bay Street. The Scotia Plaza parking fee will apply.
  • Public Transportation: The National Club is only a 3 minute walk from King Station and a 5 minute walk from Union Station.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS !!
Sponsorship Opportunities

You are invited to sponsor the event to reach our targeted and engaged attendees. Each level includes the following:

  • Platinum: $1,000 – includes tickets for Table of 8. Logo on Eventbrite registration, event emails, Construction Economist event write up. Marketing material at table at venue and pop up banner.
  • Gold: $500 – includes 4 tickets. Logo on Eventbrite registration, event emails, Construction Economist event write up. Marketing material at table at venue.
  • Silver: $250 – includes 2 tickets. Logo on Eventbrite registration, event emails, Construction Economist event write up.
If you are interested in sponsorship or for inquiries about the event,
please contact Sharon Lui at events@ciqs.org.
Photography & Filming: Photographs, audio, and video are often captured during events such as these. By registering, attendees hereby grant CIQS and its representatives/Event Supporters/Partners etc permission to photograph and/or record them at this event, and distribute (both now and in the future) the attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.
Refund Policy: Attendees can receive refunds up to 7 days before the event start date, less a 10% administrative fee. In case of no-show or early departure, no refund of registration fees will be made.

Upcoming Events:

  • CIQS – BC Dinner Event (Democratizing the PointCloud)  [ ]

CIQS – BC Dinner Event (Democratizing the PointCloud)

CIQS – BC Dinner Event (Democratizing the PointCloud)

Join us as we explore a scanner and hardware agnostic approach to putting the power of 3D immersive PointClouds into the hands of all users.

Presentation Summary

Discussions will include:

  • Brief history and examples plus principles of capturing a PointCloud.
  • Use of Navisworks Freedom and how all users can utilize this free software to not only view a PointCloud but also get dimensions and spatially look at the area of interest.
  • Outline some common examples of where PointClouds can be valuable.
  • Strategic Principles in why and when to acquire a PointCloud.
  • Why you should never immediately pay for Modelling of a PointCloud.
  • The main message of this presentation, is to Democratize the PointCloud. Don’t let the costs scare you as when managed and implemented correctly, you can harness the PointCloud without paying for the entire package.
Guest Speaker – Richard J. Johnson
Business Development & 3D Services

Underhill Geomatics Ltd.

Richard J. Johnson, Business Development & 3D services – Underhill Geomatics Ltd.Richard has an engineering background and is described as being an extremely skilled and knowledgeable geoscientist. He originally followed in his father's footsteps by studying Civil Engineering, but got attracted to Directional Drilling, which led him to travel the world with cutting edge Directional Drilling Technology through the 90's. In 2001, he returned back to school to study Geomatics Engineering Technologies, where he found his passion for PointClouds.

Richard is making it his personal mission to show how easy it is to use PointClouds and that everyone from Welders and NASA Scientists can benefit from using the "Greatest of All time Technology (GOAT)." He enjoys giving people the insight to Point Clouds which are an essential part of the new industry including VDC "Virtual Design and Consruction" and BIM platforms.

Event Details & Registration

Date:
Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Location: Vancouver, BC
Venue: Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver – Pacific Room
645 Howe Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 2Y9 (Map)
Cost: $75.00 for CIQS members
$25.00 for students
$85.00 for non-members
RSVP: Please register online by Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019

Click here to learn more and to register →

This event is eligible for 2 CPD points

CIQS CPD Points

For further information, please contact Sharon Lui at events@ciqs.org.
Photography & Filming: Photographs, audio, and video are often captured during events such as these. By registering, attendees hereby grant CIQS and its representatives/Event Supporters/Partners etc permission to photograph and/or record them at this event, and distribute (both now and in the future) the attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.

Upcoming Events:

  • Construction Site Tour for Winnipeg Members  [ ]

Construction Site Tour for Winnipeg Members

Construction Site Tour for Winnipeg Members

Join us on a free tour of Winnipeg's tallest tower. Enjoy the city skyline while learning about the challenges of this exciting project.

Description

Winnipeg's skyline is getting higher! Be one of the first CIQS members to visit this iconic landmark, where tech, retail, housing and industrial meet.

300 Main is the newest tower in the heart of downtown Winnipeg. Currently under construction, the project will feature best-in-class apartments with lower floor amenities and commercial space.

Located next to 360 Main, the project is slated to be the tallest building in Winnipeg as well as modernize and transform the downtown core.

CIQS Members have the opportunity to attend a guided tour of the construction site to see the exciting challenges of the project.

Please note that there is no cost to attend this event, but registration is required as space is limited. As this is an exclusive CIQS members only event, non-member registrations will be removed.
Only 20 spots are available for this event, so as a courtesy for other members please register only if you can attend the event.
Date:
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM (CST)
Location: Winnipeg, MB
Venue: 300 Main Street Tower (Meet at the food court in the Shops of Winnipeg Square)
300 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB R3C 3Z3 (Map)
Cost: FREE for CIQS Members
RSVP: Please register online by Friday, Nov. 22, 2019

Register Now →

This event is eligible for 2 CPD points

CIQS CPD Points

FAQ'S – Safety Wear and Meeting Place

  • PPE IS REQUIRED. All attendees shall provide their own PPE including steel toe boots, hard hats, reflective vest, safety glasses & gloves.
  • Attendees shall meet at the food court in the Shops of Winnipeg Square.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes early to ensure sufficient time to park and sign-in.

For further information, please contact Carl Pedersen at winnipeg@ciqs-prairies.org.

Photography & Filming: Photographs, audio, and video are often captured during events such as these. By registering, attendees hereby grant CIQS and its representatives/Event Supporters/Partners etc permission to photograph and/or record them at this event, and distribute (both now and in the future) the attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.

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