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Gold Sponsor of the 11th International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridges

Associated Engineering is proud to support this year's International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridges, hosted in Toronto, ON from July 19th to 22nd. In addition to being a Gold Sponsor of the 11th edition of this prestigious global gathering of bridge designers, specifiers, contractors, owners, and researchers, we are honoured to have many members of our bridges and transportation structures practices selected to participate in the technical program, as authors and presenters. We are also pleased to highlight the keynote speaker on July 21st, is our Past Vice President of Transportation Structures, Don Kennedy. We hope everyone enjoys the networking and learning about the latest developments with many peers in the bridge community!

Associated staff participating in the technical program:

Tuesday, July 19
15:20 - 17:00
Short Course #6
Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC) - Design and Construction Material Attributes for Bridges in Canada
Speaker: Katrin Habel


Wednesday, July 20
10:40 - 11:00
Advancing Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code Hydrotechnical Provisions
Co-author: John van der Eerden

11:00 - 11:20
Prince Edward Viaduct Inspection, Assessment, and Renewal 
Co-authors: Dan MacDonald-Lockhart, Sarvejit Nagi, Don Kennedy 
Presenter: Dan MacDonald-Lockhart

11:40 - 12:00
Calibration of New Design Wind and Ice Loads for Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code Based on Ultimate Return Period and Considering Climate Change Effects
Co-author: Don Kennedy

13:30 - 13:50 
Field Study of Stable Unbonded-Fiber Reinforced Elastomeric Bearings
Co-author: Dan MacDonald-Lockhart

16:00 - 16:20
St. Andrews Lock and Dam Bridge Deck Replacement and Strengthening
Co-authors: Justine Meyers, Craig Schaper
Co-presenter: Justine Meyers

16:40 - 17:00
Constructability Consideration for Bridge Design and Optimization 
Co-authors: Helen Du, David Harvey 
Presenter: Helen Du


Thursday, July 21

8:30 - 9:50
Climate Change Adaption for Transportation Structures – Its Impact on the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code and Evolving Practice
Keynote Speaker: Don Kennedy

11:20 - 11:40
New Life for Aging Infrastructure
Co-authors: Katrin Habel, David Harvey
Presenter: Katrin Habel

11:20 - 11:40
The Duggan Bridge Replacement 
Author: Rowan Shields
Presenter: Rowan Shields

11:20 - 11:40 
Seismic Shear Design of Reinforced Concrete Columns in The CHBDC 
Co-author: Don Kennedy

11:40 - 12:00
Fires, Floods, & Ice Jams - A Decade of Bridge Asset Management & Disaster Recovery in Fort McMurray, AB
Author: Sara Wadlow
Presenter: Sara Wadlow

11:40 - 12:00
Widening of the Anthony Henday Drive North Saskatchewan River Bridge 
Co-authors: Lathan Arasaratnam, Michael Paulsen 
Presenter: Drew Teal

14:30 - 14:50
Bulkley River Bridge —Engineering path for prolonging the service life of a 55-year old timber bridge
Co-authors: Julien Henley, Dale Harrison
Presenter: Julien Henley

16:00 - 16:20
The Design Challenges of the new Haisla Bridge Replacement 
Co-authors: Winnie Li, Jason Dowling, Nik Cuperlovic
Presenter: Winnie Li

16:20 - 16:40
Widening of Westbound Stoney Trail Crossing Over the Bow River 
Co-authors: Drew Teal, Lathan Arasaratnam, Michael Paulsen 
Presenter: Drew Teal


Friday, July 22

14:10 - 14:30
Crowchild Trail Bridge over Bow River - Widening and Rehabilitation 
Co-authors: David Nagy, David Harvey 
Presenter: David Nagy

15:40 - 16:00
Bridge Inspections Using Established RPAS Workflow
Author: Chris Schmelzle
Presenter: Chris Schmelzle

16:00 - 16:20
City of Moose Jaw Thunderbird Viaduct Rehabilitation
Co-authors: Stephen Chiasson, Alex Lyon
Presenter: Stephen Chiasson

16:20 - 16:40
Seismic Assessment of Roger Pierlet Bridge
Co-authors: Kiarash Kaveh, Jason Dowling
Presenter: Kiarash Kaveh

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