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October 2018

BCCR October Breakfast Session: Metro Centre Oakridge – An Eight Year Project

October 18, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Fasken, 2900 - 550 Burrard St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$40 – $80

The Oakridge precinct is on track to become a major metro centre. At this breakfast session, two representatives from the City of Vancouver Engineering and Planning Departments will provide an update on the Cambie Corridor Plan and associated Utility Servicing Plan. This Plan is a major city building initiative that will transform single family neighborhoods and sees the Corridor’s population more than double and add over 30,000 new homes. This will make the Corridor the biggest growth area outside of…

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November 2018

BCCR November Breakfast Session: Canadian Infrastructure Bank

November 15, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Fasken, 2900 - 550 Burrard St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$40

The Canada Infrastructure Bank uses federal support to attract private sector and institutional investment to new revenue-generating infrastructure projects that are in the public interest. Our speaker is Nick Hann, Head of Investments. Payment by VISA or MasterCard is required at the time of registering for non-members. IMPORTANT: You will receive a confirmation of your registration by email. If you do not receive a confirmation your registration did not go through. Registration will be cut off Tuesday, November 13 at…

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January 2019

BCCR January Breakfast Session: Talent Crisis: The Predicted Knowledge Shortage Has Arrived

January 17, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Fasken, 2900 - 550 Burrard St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$40 – $85

The labour and knowledge shortage resulting from the aging population is consistently being identified as one of the most significant industry issues. This issue is compounded with a need for technological and digital advancements in the construction industry. We also know that increasing diversity in the E&C industry improves productivity and staff engagement, and results in more sustainable long term growth for companies and individuals. Notwithstanding that the convergence of all of these issues and challenges was predicted, it appears…

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February 2019

BCCR February Breakfast Session: CleanBC: Good for the Economy?

February 21, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$40 – $85

The Government of British Columbia has released its CleanBC plan aimed at reducing climate pollution, while creating more jobs and economic opportunities for people, businesses and communities. In unveiling the CleanBC plan, Premier Horgan said his government has put priority on: - reducing climate pollution by shifting homes, vehicles, industry and business off burning fossil fuels and toward greater use of clean B.C. electricity and other renewable energies; - boosting energy-efficient solutions, like zero-emission vehicles and home heat pumps, by…

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April 2019

BCCR April Breakfast Session: YVR’s Expansion Plans

April 18, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$40 – $85

The Vancouver International Airport is developing into a major International Hub Airport and has experienced rapid growth during the past five years. The Airport Authority recently completed a new 20 year Master Plan and a new 20 year Financial and Capital Plan named Flight Plan 2037 that details the projects the Airport will require to respond to the continuing growth in air traffic. The presentation will provide an overview of Flight Plan 2037 and an update on the progress on…

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May 2019

BCCR May Breakfast Session: Campus Construction at UBC, SFU, BCIT

May 16, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$40 – $85

A panel of three representatives will talk about upcoming construction projects on three campuses in the Lower Mainland – the University of British Columbia (UBC), Simon Fraser University (SFU) and the British Columbia Institute for Technology (BCIT). Topics will include: • Capital plans for the coming years • Major projects and their timelines • Consultant selection process • Tendering and Contractor selection process • Issues encountered during the project implementation process Speakers Include: Gerald Gongos, Sr. Project Manager, Campus Planning…

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June 2019

BCCR June Breakfast Session: NAIT Centre for Construction Innovation

June 20, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$40 – $85

The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is a polytechnic and applied sciences institute in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. NAIT provides careers programs in applied research, technical training, applied education, and learning designed to meet the demands of Alberta’s technical and knowledge-based industries. This session will feature Ryan Leskiw, Director of Research Integration at NAIT who will talk about the new Centre for Construction Innovation (CCI) that will be anchored in NAIT’s recently completed 190,000 square feet Productivity and Innovation Centre…

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September 2019

BCCR September Breakfast Session: Enterprise Ireland

September 19, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$40 – $85

BCCR would like to invite you to a breakfast and learn session with Enterprise Ireland. The session will focus on the trade relationship between Ireland and Canada and opportunities for Canadian companies post-Brexit. Following the short presentation will be a panel discussion which will examine how an Irish construction company worked in partnership with a large Canadian construction company in delivering a high-level construction project. The panel discussion will examine the relationship between the Irish and Canadian company during the…

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November 2019

BCCR November Breakfast Session: Metro Vancouver Upcoming Projects

November 21, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$40 – $85

BCCR would like to invite you to a breakfast and learn with a presentation from Metro Vancouver. The session will focus on upcoming water and liquid waste construction projects in the Lower Mainland and will include a panel discussion with three speakers from Metro Vancouver. Topics will include: • Major upcoming construction projects and their timelines • Contractor selection process Speakers Include: • Goran Oljaca – Director, Engineering and Construction, Water Services • Bryan Shoji – Director, Project Delivery, Liquid…

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January 2020

BCCR January Breakfast Session: Building for the Future: What will be Green?

January 16 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
The Vancouver Club, 915 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$40 – $85

BCCR invites you to attend our January Breakfast and Learn with four industry leaders in a dynamic and interactive session as they share their diverse perspectives on the future of sustainability and the future of green building. What place will rating systems hold? How can societal changes, including future changes in mobility, be incorporated now? How will buildings built today fit into a circular economy 50 years from now? What does adaptation and resilience look like? This session will be…

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