Current Events

Upcoming and recent events hosted by Chartered Engineers Pacific. Scroll down to the bottom for this year's list events calendar.

 

Events Calendar

 

Technical meetings typically commence at 7:00 pm, following Committee Meeting at 5:00 pm. Additions and amendments to the above schedule along with details on individual functions will be posted on this web page.

2022VenueEvent / Technical MeetingPresenterStatus
January 19 Hart House, Deer Lake
Burnaby
Annual General Dinner: Ferry Command Dorval – The Unusual Airmail Services Guest Speaker: Robert Toombs Confirmed
February 16 MS Teams AGM TBC TBC
March 16 MS Teams Technical Presentation Dr. Karthik Pattabiraman Confirmed
March 19 TBC IET 150th Anniversary event Suresh Vihwakarma Tentative
March 23 MS Teams Committee Meeting CEP TBC
April 20 MS Teams Technical Presentation Felix Moser TBC
April 27 MS Teams Committee Meeting CEP TBC
May 18 MS Teams Technical Presentation Patrick Palmer Confirmed
May 18 MS Teams Committee Meeting CEP TBC
June 15 MS Teams Technical Presentation Vidya Vankayala Confirmed
June 22 MS Teams Committee Meeting CEP TBC
July 23 Hart House ,Deer Lake
Burnaby
Summer Appreciation Event TBC TBC
September 21 MS Teams Technical Presentation Vintura Silva (TBC) TBC
September 28 MS Teams Committee Meeting CEP TBC
October 19 MS Teams Technical Presentation Dr. Cristian Suvagau Confirmed
October 26 MS Teams Committee Meeting CEP TBC
November 16 MS Teams Technical Presentation Prof Ebrahim Mattar Confirmed
November 23 MS Teams Committee Meeting CEP TBC
         
2021    
January 20 MS Teams Annual Meeting Presentation Dinner: The Rise of Canadian Shipbuilding Russell Davison  Confirmed
March 17 MS Teams Annual General Meeting Chairman CEP Confirmed
April 21 MS Teams International Women's day
Canadian Surface Combatant: Canada’s Future Ship
Arlene McConnell Confirmed
May 19 MS Teams Enhancing the Performance and Longevity of Sustainable Energy Systems by Engineering Interfacial Interactions Sami Khan Confirmed
June 16 MS Teams Evolutionary Computing for Multi-objective Optimization Dr. Anuradha D. Thakare Confirmed
August 21 Virtual IMechE SOfE Competition Lewis Judd Confirmed
August 27 Hart House Summer Appreciation Event Douglas Yee Confirmed
September 15 MS Teams Fuel Cell Vehicular Power Train – Power Electronics Technology Dr. Sanjeevikumar Padmanaban Confirmed
September 18 Youtube The New Era of Space Architecture Event by Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Confirmed
October 20 MS Teams Preliminary Assessment of the Application of OTEC in the Caribbean isle of Tobago Dr. Solange Kelly Confirmed
October 30 MS Teams IET's PATW competition: Present your brilliance VancouverPresent your brilliance Vancouver Suresh Vishwakarma Confirmed
November 17 MS Teams Designing and Building Polar Class Vessels Russell Davison Confirmed
     
2020    
January 18 Langara Colleage, Vancouver Artificial Intelligence Awareness among Engineers and Students Various Completed
January 18 Langara Colleage, Vancouver Speak Out for Engineering Competition IMechE/CEP Completed
January 22 Hart House, Deer Lake, Burnaby Annual Members Dinner Guest Speaker: Mr. Don Kennedy P. Eng.
(2019 recipient of EGBC Gold Medal)
Completed
February 19 Accent Inns, Burnaby Annual General Meeting Chairman CEP Completed
March 18 Accent Inns, Burnaby The Renewable Energy Transition Reality for a Small North Atlantic Archipelago Daniele Bortoli Cancelled
May 20 Online Webinar The Rapidly Escalating Noscomial Infections  Ben Venktash Completed
June 17 Online Webinar Why Hydrogen?  Mark Kirby Completed
July 18 Hart House, Deer Lake, Burnaby Summer Appreciation Event Chairman CEP Postponed
September 23 Online Webinar Working from Home - A challenge Overcome by an Engineering Consulting Company Jovan Kovacevic Completed
October 21 Online Webinar An engineered Solution to Climate Change - Direct Air Capture (DAC) Grant Connorts Completed
November 18 Online Webinar Latest Technology and Trends in Energy Management for Buildings in Canada Robert Greenwald Confirmed
November 21 Online Webinar Speak Out for Engineering Competition IMechE/CEP Confirmed
     
2019    
January 23 Pier 7 Restaurant,
North Vancouver
Annual Dinner Guest speaker: RAdm. Richard W. Greenwood C.Eng Completed
February 20 Accent Inns, Burnaby The History of Jaguar Cars and the Development of the V8 Engine for the 21st Century CEP Committee Completed
March 20 Accent Inns, Burnaby China's Engineers: from Li Bin (3rd Century B.C.) to today Diana Lary Completed
April 17 Accent Inns, Burnaby The History of Jaguar Cars and the Development of the V8 Engine for the 21st Century Malcolm Clough Completed
May 11 Fred Kaiser Building, UBC, Vancouver Present Around the World Competition (PATW) for students & young professionals IET/CEP/
Dr. Suresh Vishwakarma
Completed
May 15 Accent Inns, Burnaby Capstone Design Course Dr. Paul Lusina Completed
May 25 Fred Kaiser Building, UBC, Vancouver Speak Out for Engineering Competition IMechE/CEP/
Dr. Suresh Vishwakarma
Completed
June 19 Accent Inns, Burnaby Business Responsibility: Risk and Opportunity Christie Stephenson Completed
July 29 Oceanic Plaza, Vancouver ICE: 12th Brunel International Lecture: July 29th 2019 Linda Miller Completed
September 18  Accent Inns, Burnaby Space Systems: Trends, Opportunities and Challenges, an Overview David McQuiggan Completed
September 21 Langara College, Vancouver Seminar- Artificial Intelligence IMechE/IET/CEP/
Dr. Suresh Vishwakarma
Completed
October 23 Accent Inns, Burnaby Restarting Liberia's Electricity Sector Paul Wilson Completed
November 20  Accent Inns, Burnaby Smart Water Infratructure Prof. Dr. Joyanta Kumar Roy Confirmed
     
2018    
January 24 The Terminal Club, Vancouver AGM & Dinner Mr. Bob Stuart,
BC Hydro
Completed
March 14 Accent Inns, Burnaby Fusion Energy Mr. Michael Delage,
General Fusion
Completed
April 11 Accent Inns, Burnaby Growing a Consulting Firm: Converting a Vision to Reality Dr. Zak El-Ramly,
ZE Power Group
Completed
May 16 Accent Inns, Burnaby Arthritis, Where Engineering Principles Play a Role Dr. Barry Koehler,
UBC Chemical Engineering
Completed
June 27 Accent Inns, Burnaby Influence Without Authority Prof. Vijay Kumar Verma
Research Emeritus
Completed
July TBC Felicos Restaurant, Richmond Committee Appreciation Dinner   Completed
September 19 Accent Inns, Burnaby Modern Measuring and Sensing Devices: Spatial Technologies Mr. Keith Belsham,
Spatial Technologies
Completed
October 17 Accent Inns, Burnaby Battery-Powered Electric Vehicle Mr. Bruce Stout,
Vancouver Electrical Vehicle Association
Completed
November 14 Accent Inns, Burnaby Transit oriented development and North Vancouver transportation Ms. Mowinnn Ma,
North Vancouver-Lonsdale MLA
Confirmed
     
2017    
January 25 The Terminal Club, Vancouver AGM & Dinner    
February 22 Accent Inns, Burnaby No technical meeting Mr. Paul Fast C.Eng P.Eng FIStructE Completed
April 12 Accent Inns, Burnaby Non-Traditional Solutions to Tap Connect Transmission Generators
Dr. Mukesh Nagpal Completed
May 17 Accent Inns, Burnaby Evening Discussion: A Debate on How We Fund Infrastructures Hosted by Matthew Walton-Knigh and Marina Li Completed
July 29 Canada Place Dinner Cruise with APEGBC Sea-to-Sky Branch Host: APEGBC Sea To Sky Branch Confirmed
September 19 Christ Church Cathedral Structural Renovations - Christ Church Cathedral Ian Birtwell, Meredith Anderson and James Emery Confirmed
October 18 Accent Inns, Burnaby Distributed Fiber Sensing Systems Dr. Sudhakar Cherukupalli Confirmed
November 15 Accent Inns, Burnaby Surrey Emergency Program Mark Graffioen Confirmed
     
2016    
January 27 Royal Vancouver Yacht Club AGM & Dinner - A Geologist's Quest to Understand Our Blue Planet Dr. John Clague Completed
March 16 Accent Inns, Burnaby Robotic Submarines Shane Jensen and Taylor Moore Completed
April 27 Accent Inns, Burnaby Autonomous Surface Vehicle Jaclyn Tarnai, Graham Williamson, David Wong, and Yiran Zhou Completed
May 18 Accent Inns, Burnaby Imaging, Mechanics and Osteoarthritis Prof David Wilson, 
UBC Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering Centre
Completed
June 29 The Terminal Club, Vancouver IMechE President's Dinner Mr. Jonathan Hilton Completed
July 16 760 Pacific Blvd. S, Vancouver Dinner Cruise False Bay Host: APEGBC Sea To Sky Branch Confirmed
September 21 Accent Inns, Burnaby ZincNYX fuel cell storage systems: background, use and impact on global electrical generation John McLeod, ZincNYX Confirmed
October 12 Accent Inns, Burnaby Injury Biomechanics – Is Prevention the Best Medicine? Dr Peter Cripton, UBC Mechanical Engineering Confirmed
November 23 Accent Inns, Burnaby George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project Edward Green, Charter Project Delivery Confirmed
     
2015    
January 28 Royal Vancouver Yacht Club AGM & Dinner - Port Metro Vancouver Robin Silvester, CEng, President & CEO Port Metro Vancouver Completed
March 25 Accent Inns, Burnaby Human-Robotics-Interaction Prof Mike Van Der Loos, UBC Completed
April 15 Accent Inns, Burnaby Evergreen Line Project Overview Meiric Preece, DBC Technical Director Evergreen Line Completed
May 20 Accent Inns, Burnaby Innovative Natural Gas Delivery System in
the Australian Outback
Dr Michael Wrinch, Principal, Hedgehog Technologies Inc. Completed
July 18 West Vancouver Annual Summer BBQ APEGBC Sea-To-Sky Completed
September 16 Accent Inns, Burnaby Wind Turbines - Design & Build Wind Turbines - Design & Build Antonio Marchet, Endurance Wind Power Completed
October 21 Accent Inns, Burnaby Perspectives on Climate Change and World Energy Stan Ridley, West 2012 Energy Management Completed
November 18 UBC Robson Square Innovative Buildings and Structures in the Middle East Eric De Fleuriot de la Coliniere,
Associated Engineering (BC)
Completed
     
2014    
January 29 Royal Vancouver Yacht Club AGM & Dinner - Meet the APEGBC Leadership Team Ann English, P.Eng. and others Completed
March 25 Vancity Kingsway Holistic Engineering Alan Kay Completed
June 11 Accent Inns, Burnaby Christchurch Earthquake: Two Years Later Prof. Ken Elwood  Completed
July 26 West Vancouver BBQ and Committee Meeting Host: APEGBC Sea to Sky Branch Completed
September 17 Accent Inns, Burnaby Design of Theatre Motion Seating System David Lo Completed
November 18 Accent Inns, Burnaby Renewable Energy Dr. Mehrzad Tabatabaian Completed
     
2013    
January 30 Royal Vanc Yacht Club AGM & Dinner - Climate Change and Global Warming Prof. Andrew Weaver Completed
March 20 Holiday Inn Metrotown The Emerging Role of the Engineering Consultant - How to Find and Deliver Value John Holland, C.Eng P.Eng Completed
April 17 Holiday Inn Metrotown New Pitt River Cable-Stayed Bridge Design & Construction Craig Schaper, C.Eng P.Eng. Completed
May 15 Holiday Inn Metrotown BCSA 10 Year Strategy - as it relates to Risk Management Catherine Roome, P.Eng Completed
June 21, 24 Vancity Kingsway Successful interviewing Wilma Marais, CHRP Completed
July 27 West Vancouver BBQ with APEGBC Sea-to-Sky Bill Vaughn Completed
September 18 Vancity Kingsway Living Buildings Challenge Gregory Snaith, P.Eng Completed
October 23 Holiday Inn Metrotown Kinder Morgan Pipelines Greg Toth, P.Eng Completed
November 20 Vancity Kingsway Port Metro Vancouver Projects Matthew Walton-Knight, C.Eng Completed

 

DESIGNING & BUILDING POLAR CLASS VESSELS