Program

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Day 1 - Sunday March 25, 2012

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08:00 Registration Open

09:30 -10:00 Welcome

Andrew W. Hermann, P.E., F.ASCE, Conference Chair,
History and Current State of Partner Agreements and Actions Related to Sustainable Development

10:00 - 11:30  Opening Session

Session Topic: A Sustainable Future for the Planet - Perspectives from Canada, the UK and the USA

  • Andrew W. Herrmann, P.E., F.ASCE, President, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Richard Coackley, BSc, CEng, FICE, CWEM, FCIWEM, President, Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE)
  • Randy Pickle, P.Eng., FCSCE, FEC, President, Canadian Society of Civil Engineering (CSCE)

11:30 Networking Lunch

13:00 - 14:45  Session 2

Session Topic: Federal/National Government Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure - Case Studies of Mainstreaming Sustainable Infrastructure

Session Chair: Richard Coackley, BSc, CEng, FICE, CWEM, FCIWEM, President, ICE

  • Reg Andres, P.Eng., FCSCE, Chair, CSCE Infrastructure Renewal Committee -- The Impact of New Accounting Rules for Managing Assets in Canadian Municipalities and the Link to Sustainable Infrastructure
  • Prof. David Balmforth, BSc, PhD, CEng, FICE, FCIWEM, Vice President, ICE -- Using Economic Regulation to Foster Sustainable Approaches to Flood Risk Management in the UK
  • Victor Mendez, Administrator, US Federal Highway Administration (FWHA)

Q& A

14:45 - 15:15 Coffee Break

15:15 - 17:00 Session 3

Session Topic: Condition, Capacity and Sustainability of Infrastructure: Promoting the Development of National Infrastructure Development

Session Chair: Randy Pickle, P.Eng., FCSCE, FEC, President, CSCE

  • Nick Baveystock, MA, CEng, FinstRE, FICE, FCMI, Director General ICE -- ICE State of the Nation Report, and the UK National Infrastructure Plan
  • Gregory E. Diloreto, P.E., F.ASCE, President-Elect, ASCE -- The Report Card for America's Infrastructure: Improving the Grade on US Infrastructure
  • Guy Felio, PhD, P. Eng, MCSCE -- First Canadian Infrastructure Report Card: Results and Lessons Learned

19:30 Dinner & Social Activity for all Delegates

Day 2 - Monday March 26, 2012

08:00 - 9:30 Keynote Address

Sustainable Infrastructure from a Global Perspective


Session Chair: Andrew W. Herrmann, P.E., F.ASCE, ASCE President

  • Jose Luis Irigoyen, Director for Transport, Water, Information & Communication, World Bank


Q&A

9:30 - 11:15 Session 4

Session Topic: How Rating Systems Promote Delivery of Sustainable Infrastructure - Project Case Studies

Session Chair: Andrew W. Herrmann, P.E., F.ASCE, President, ASCE

  • Darrel Danyluk, P.Eng, FCSCE, FEIC, FCAE, FEC, Chair, Engineers Canada's Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC) -- Adapting Canada’s Infrastructures to Address Vulnerabilities to the Changing Climate
  • Timothy G. Psomas, P.E., M.ASCE, Chair, ASCE/ACEC/APWA Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure
  • Shaun McCarthy, Chair, Sustainability Audit Committee, London Olympics -- How CEEQUAL Delivers Sustainability

11:15 - 13:00 Session 5

Session Topic: Education and Certification of Professionals for Sustainable Infrastructure

Session Chair: Patrick J. Natale, P.E., F.ASCE, CAE, ASCE Executive Director

  • Karyn Marie Erickson, P.E., D.CE, M.ASCE, Chair, ASCE Sustainable Infrastructure Certification Subcommittee, ABET/Civil Engineering Body of Knowledge
  • Jim Kells, PhD, P.Eng., FCSCE, M.ASCE -- Certification in sustainable infrastructure: A part of, or apart from, an engineering education
  • David Lloyd-Roach, Director of Members ICE, Chartered Environmentalist and Sustainability in ICE’s Core Objectives for Professional Membership

Q & A

13:00 Lunch

14:00 - 16:00 Session 6

Closing Keynote Address: Sustainability Action Plans for the Future

Session Chair: Andrew W. Herrmann, P.E., F.ASCE, President, ASCE

  • Craig S Farkos, P.E., M.ASCE, Chair, ASCE Committee on Sustainability
  • Catherine Mulligan, PhD, P.Eng., Chair, CSCE Committee on Sustainable Development
  • Richard Coakley, BSc, CEng, FICE, CWEM, FCIWEM, President ICE, ICE’s Low Carbon Infrastructure Trajectory - 2050

16:00 - 16:30 Closing

Closing Remarks: Andrew W. Herrmann, P.E., F.ASCE, President ASCE - Contribution to Rio +20

*10 PDHs may be claimed by each participant who attends the complete conference

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