Annual General Meeting – May 12, 2017

The 2017 CIQS – Prairies & NWT Annual General Meeting will be held Friday, May 12, 2017 at the Sandman Signature Hotel and Suites Edmonton South (Ellerslie), commencing at 3:00pm.

Date: Friday, May 12, 2017
Time: 3:00pm – 3:30pm: Registration
3:30pm – 5:30pm: AGM and Presentation
5:30pm: Dinner
Location: Sandman Signature Hotel and Suites Edmonton South
Great Room 1 & 2

10111 Ellerslie Road SW
Edmonton, AB T6X 0J3
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Cost: FREE
RSVP: Please register online by Monday, May 8, 2017 at 1:00pm

This is a CIQS members-only event. Your participation is important to the success of the Affiliate and I encourage everyone to attend.

If you do not plan to attend, complete, scan and email this proxy to to be received no later than Wednesday, May 10, 2017 OR hand your Proxy Form to your nominee.

Hope to see you all there!

Wendy Hobbs, PQS
President, CIQS – Prairies & NWT

AGM Presentation

Value Engineering: How to Deliver Value?

Value Engineering/Analysis, as defined by SAVE International, is “a systematic process used by a multidisciplinary team to improve the value of a project through the analysis of its functions.” This presentation will discuss the concept of value engineering, explore its applications and highlight the benefits of this cutting edge methodology.

Value is a combination of function and life cycle costs. Both have risks and uncertainty, but can we mitigate those risks when conducting value engineering and compiling value engineering proposals? The presenter will explore the principles behind value engineering and the how to reduce uncertainty related to cost and risk.

Presenter Bio

Hussien Al-Battaineh, Ph.D., P.Eng., CVS

Hussien Al-Battaineh, Ph.D., P.Eng., CVSHussien Al-Battaineh, Ph.D., P.Eng., CVS is the founder and president of EHan Engineering, an ambitious Edmonton-based consulting company specialising in value management, project management, and infrastructure management services. His fifteen years of progressive experience include leading value management and risk analysis workshops, managing complex civil engineering and infrastructure projects, conducting constructability review studies for transportation, construction, and wastewater projects. His professional accomplishments have been recognised through a number of awards and scholarships including the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering’s Award for Governmental Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure (2012) and the Consulting Engineers of Alberta Award of Excellence and Award of Merit (2013) for developing the Risk-based Infrastructure Management System (RIMS).

Hussien holds two Master of Science degrees in Construction Engineering and Structural Engineering. In 2007, he received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Construction Engineering and Management from the University of Alberta. Hussien is pursuing his academic career as an Adjunct Professor of Civil and Construction Engineering at the Western Michigan University College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.


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