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HISTORY PROGRAM

The CSCE National History Committee has organized a History Program supporting increased awareness of Civil Engineers and Civil Engineering as an integral part of Canadian history, heritage and society as well as supporting the Conference Theme of Engineering, Community, Connections.

The History Program will include:

  • Joint CSCE and ASCE commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the construction of the Alaska Highway featuring a keynote presentation by Dr. Ken Coates , Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovationat the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public PolicyUniversity of Saskatchewan campus followed by presentations on the history and the engineering for the highway
  • Designation of the Kinsol Trestle as a CSCE National Historic Site
  • Designation of the David Thompson’s Surveying and Mapping of the Northwest of North America as an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark jointly between CSCE and ASCE
  • History presentations on a variety of projects and topics as part of the General Conference
  • Display of the CSCE History Posters created to show how civil engineering helped build Canada, and design the infrastructure that ensures your health and welfare, your family home, and your environment.
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