ELA Calgary - The first publicly accessible autonomous vehicle in Canada

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018

On September 8th, The City in Calgary in partnership with Pacific Western Transportation, launched Canada’s first autonomous vehicle that can be used by the public. ELA, or ‘Electric Autonomous,’ is a fully-accessible 12-person vehicle, which moved passengers between the Calgary Zoo and TELUS Spark throughout September 2018. This presentation looks at the planning and results of the trial, along with what lessons were learned, and what the future holds for autonomous vehicles and cities.

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Quarry Park Fish Habitat Compensation Project

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018

During the emergency response period following the June 2013 flood, the City of Calgary (The City) accumulated a considerable requirement for Fish Habitat Offsetting as a result of in-stream repair work. Please register at

Danish Canadian Club - 727 11 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2R 0E3 at 11:30 AM to 1:15 PM Thursday, Sept 27, 2018

The New Central Library / Poster Competition

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018

Opening this fall, the Calgary’s New Central Library is situated just East of City Hall in East Village. Built over an active LRT track with a curving crescent shape, the hybrid steel and concrete structure presented unique design constraints for the project team. Please register at

Danish Canadian Club - 727 11 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2R 0E3 at 5:00 PM to 7:15 PM Thursday, April 26, 2018

Leadership in Engineering

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018

The presentation is intended to provide several definitions of Leadership including outlining the qualities of a good leader and discussing the different levels of leadership as people go through their career.  Mr. Meidl initially prepared the presentation as somewhat of an academic exercise – a review of leadership literature, but through the years it has evolved and now includes more and more of Dan’s personal views of leadership as well. Please register at

Tall Wood Buildings Seminar

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

The Civil Engineering Technology Students’ Club at SAIT, in conjunction with the Canadian Wood Council and the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering are hosting a full panel seminar on the use of Cross Laminated Timber (CLT)’s in the construction industry, particularly in regards to the use of it in high rise construction.

Tickets available online through the Canadian Wood Council website: