Western Quebec Section

This Western Quebec Section has members from across Western Quebec, especially from the Montreal, Sherbrooke and Drummondville areas. Several successful activities were organized by the executive committee in 2013-2014: 6 presentations, one student competition and one dinner conference.

Executive Committee
The 2014-2015 Executive Committee of the Western Quebec Section consists of the following members:

Chair: Judith Bouchard (Hydro-Québec)
Vice-Chair: Steven Doré-Richard (Hydro-Québec)
Director: Yannic Ethier (École de technologie supérieure)
Treasurer: Alain Plaisant (Inspec-Sol)
Administration: Philippe Legault-Capozio (NCL Envirotek)
Secretary: Bibiana Narvaez (Ministère des Transports du Québec)
Program: Pooneh Maghoul (Groupe ABS)
Communications: François Duhaime (École de technologie supérieure)

Please contact the Western Quebec Section at qcouest@gmail.com if you have any comments or suggestions.

Upcoming Western Quebec Events


Date Region Location Event Contact
May 10-13, 2015Western QuebecPalais des congres, Montreal Quebec Canada13th International ISRM Congress 2015
Held in conjunction with the CIM Convention 2015. The ISRM Technical Program will be divided into 20 technical program topics:
See Website or Contact ferrii.hassani@mcgill.ca
May 21-22, 2015Western QuebecConcordia University, Montreal14th Global Joint Seminar on Geo-Environmental Engineering
The 14th Global Joint Seminar on Geo-Environmental Engineering will be taking place on May 21st—22nd, 2015 at Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec. Presenters/authors are invited to submit preliminary abstracts containing no more than 200 words related to topics of the conference. Abstracts must be written in English on an A4 size paper and submitted to the following email address: programcoordinator@encs.concordia.ca by January 31st, 2015.
Contact programcoordinator@encs.concordia.ca
May 25-27, 2015Western QuebecConcordia University, Montreal, QC, CanadaClimate Change Technology Conference 2015
The 4th Climate Change Technology Conference (CCTC 2015) is a Canadian and international forum for the exchange of ideas for dealing with climate change. It is also an opportunity to keep abreast of emerging techniques and technologies for the mitigation of, and adaptation to, the impacts of climate change.
See Website or Contact John Plant
Jun 14-17, 2015Western QuebecRouyn-Noranda, QCSymposium 2015 Rouyn-Noranda: Mines and the Environment
The Symposium is the result of a collaboration between the Research Institute on Mines and Environment (RIME) UQAT-Polytechnique, the Unité de Recherche et de Service en Technologie Minérale (URSTM), and many government actors and mining companies. The objectives of the Symposium are to share recent knowledge and research developments and to discuss common practices to find solutions that reconcile profitability and environmental protection.
See Website

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