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Spotlight on Local Innovation Dinner – Halifax
February 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This signature event will include a three course meal with wine, three dynamic presentations and an opportunity to connect with other members and students. The reception begins at 5 PM, dinner will be served at 6 PM.
The cost to attend is $50, please use the online registration system to reserve your seat, there are limited tickets available. If you or your company are interested in sponsoring a table of 10, these can be purchased for $600 by contacting Beth@engineersnovascotia.ca. Sponsors will be recognized in our publications and during the event.
Registration Deadline: 12PM, Thursday, February 28th.
Our presentations this year will be:
Aileen Woodman, P.Eng., Capital Lead for Hydro and Wind at Nova Scotia Power, will discuss the history of some of the 51 hydro units spread from one end of the province to the other, and how Nova Scotia Power is strategically investing in order to transform these assets into the 21st century. She will highlight the challenges of meeting this goal while safely, reliably and economically meeting renewable energy targets.
Jillian Flanagan, P.Eng., Process Engineer and Project Manager with CBCL Limited, will be discussing a project with Envirosoil, a waste management company who process drilling mud waste for final disposal. Drilling mud is a byproduct of crude oil extractions from the ground or offshore. The waste mitigation process typically utilized often leaves behind valuable crude drilling additives or fluids. Jillian’s project team worked with Envirosoil to optimize the concept design to recover and reuse these.
Tonya McLellan, P.Eng., Civil Engineer and Manager of Airside/Groundside Infrastructure at Halifax Stanfield, will highlight some of the major infrastructure developments of the airfield, including the extension of its main runway, its 10-year restoration plan, as well as the complexities of maintaining airfield operations during construction.