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  • Oil and natural gas provide opportunities and challenges for young professionals looking to grow, make a difference.  https://context.capp.ca/interviews/2019/video_sarah-vandaiyar Sarah Vandaiyar is a pipeline engineer with TransCanada. She recently spoke with CAPP (Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers) about working in the industry.,  She says Canada’s oil and natural gas industry offers tremendous opportunities and challenges for […]

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  • On Feb 1-2, 2019, YPAC co-founder, Kevin Tsang, presented at the 11th annual Queen’s University Oil and Gas Speaker Series. This two day conference hosts speakers, recruiters, and Queen’s University alumni from across the world, sharing their experience, insight and knowledge of the oil and gas industry. Also presenting on topics in the pipeline industry alongside Kevin Tsang […]

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  • When YPAC Executives visited Ottawa this past November, one question kept coming up: how do we ensure Canadians understand the energy industry? What is energy literacy and how can it be improved? One organization in Canada that is taking this issue head-on is ENERGYminute, a grassroots group that builds bridges between energy, climate science, and […]

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  • YPAC is excited to announce that we are starting a dedicated University of Calgary Student’s Chapter!  Student volunteers are working towards improving outreach by: Increasing event accessibility Delivering content that with a student perspective Connecting students to the industry in meaningful ways Stay tuned for our first event!

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  • Are you looking to get more involved in the pipeline industry in 2019? YPAC has opportunities to volunteer with the Banff Pipeline Workshop that is taking place from April 8-11, 2019! Please email sarah.vandaiyar@ypacanada.com for more info. More information available: https://www.banffpipelineworkshop.com/. The program includes both working groups and tutorials.  As a volunteer, you’ll have opportunities […]

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  • Results of “Developing the Next Generation of Pipeliners” Survey Released! The development of young professionals is fundamental to creating the next generation of pipeline leaders. In April, YPAC presented to industry leaders at a Competency Seminar hosted by the U of C – “What do young pipeliners need from you?” challenged industry to consider four […]

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  • We believe that the young pipeliner has a unique story to share – one that can shape Canada’s future!  YPAC wants to ensure that Young Pipeliners have a role in policy making and that their voice is heard.  That’s why we met with federal stakeholders in November.  A link to what we shared with government officials […]

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  • Developing The Next Generation of Pipeline Professionals Ensuring a competent next generation is important to the development and sustainment of our pipeline industry. Knowledge Transfer can be defined as: The methodical replication of the expertise, wisdom, and tacit knowledge of workers into the heads and hands of their coworkers The planned movement of the right […]

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  • Exceptional Young Pipeliner: Amanda Kapronczai At YPAC, we support and encourage young pipeliners to achieve great things in their careers and make a positive impact in the Canadian energy pipeline sector. Because we have so many amazing members, we are launching our new “Exceptional Young Pipeliners” feature that will highlight individuals who are making valuable […]

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  • YPAC & PRCI Panel and Networking Session Cultivating technical leadership in the pipeline industry  Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Session Outcomes: What can we do to develop the next generation of technical leaders? Discussion Points: Technical leadership is more than expertise in a particular topic, it also having the soft skills and willingness to share and […]

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