CPCI's Scholarship Program for the 2019 - 2020 Academic Year
CPCI is pleased to offer an annual scholarship program for students in civil engineering and civil technology programs. Each scholarship has a value of $1,500 and they are offered through each of the 6 CPCI regional chapters across Canada. The deadline for applications is July 30, 2019.
Mel Marshall Making Waves in Education
For Mel Marshall, president of Mel C. Marshall Industrial Consultants Inc., education programming at the National Precast Concrete Association has always provided ample satisfaction. “It’s a selfish feeling,” Marshall said. “People say, ‘Great, we appreciate you doing this.’ I say, ‘I’m doing it because I love it. I absolutely love it.’” Mel Marshall has been educating and captivating students at NPCA events for nearly 20 years. Thankfully, the students love it too. Marshall is one of many industry experts who serve as the core team to design and shape the overall approach of NPCA’s education programming, which has gained interest, excitement and participation over the past two decades.
Business Networking Events? Strike Up A Conversation
Business networking events are a great place to connect with professionals within any market niche. They offer career minded professionals a great avenue to meet new people and expand their professional connections and set the stage for new career opportunities. Click on the link below to read more.
The Importance of Networking in a Tough Economy
Our current economic state presents us with many opportunities - it's all about how you choose to look at it. My focus has always been on the basics; taking a moment to look at your foundation with an emphasis on finances. Regardless of where you look, it is all about relationships - your relationship with your money, bank, employer, family, and friends. Click on the link below to read more.
Upcoming CPCI Building Enclosure and Infrastructure for Life Seminars
CPCI Chapters across Canada are working to organize educational seminars for the fall. The Manitoba/Saskatchewan and Maritime chapter will be holding a one-day Infrastructure for Life seminar while the Alberta and Ontario chapters will be holding building enclosure seminars with presenter Dr. John Straube. These seminars will help engineers, architects and other building industry professionals better understand the properties and characteristics specific to precast, its applications and benefits.
Architecture Canada Concrete Thinking Seminars
Giving up valuable time to attend a seminar can be hard for many people. E-learning seminars can solve this issue by allowing individuals to attend a seminar on their own time. Architecture Canada has partnered with Canadian Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (CPCI) and the Canadian Ready Mixed Concrete Association (CRMCA) to produce E-Learning Seminars on Concrete Thinking. These one hour educational seminars will be available 24/7 and provide the continuing education units that architect’s need.