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  • Dear YPAC Members, Thanks to those of you who have signed up for the 2014 YPAC Ski Trip, we are looking forward to having a great time in February! YPAC would like to inform you that the ski trip is full; however, if there’s enough interest, YPAC can add another room and 6-10 more participants.  Please let us […]

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  • About a year ago, the idea to have a Young Pipeliners Association of Canada (YPAC) was brought forth by some concerned pipeline industry veterans. Who’s going to replace all those baby boomers after they retire? Who’s going to fill the technical skills gap? What are we doing now to protect the longevity of our industry? […]

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  • Fellow Young Pipeliners, Yesterday the YPAC executive committee met to settle some very important action items for the upcoming 2014/15 election term.  The President, Vice President, and VP Finance positions have been elected by the Advisory Board (AB).  For those of you who don’ t know, the advisory board is made up of senior members currently active in industry, whether it be with […]

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  • Last night a couple of YPAC execs along with two ASME PSD representatives attended the 3rd/4th Year University of Calgary Engineering Dinner at the Palliser Hotel.  This was a great opportuntiy for YPAC to spread the word about what our organization aims to accomplish and how we plan on engaging the next generation of talent.  […]

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  • Attention Young Pipeliners, The Women of Influence Luncheon Series Presents: Dr. Brenda Kenny, President & CEO, Canadian Energy Pipeline Association When: Friday November 15th, 2013 – Registration 11:30-12pm, Luncheon 12pm – 2pm Where: Westin Calgary – 320 4th Ave SW Cost: $79 or free for the first four YPAC members to confirm attendance – RSVP info@ypacanada.com […]

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  • Dear YPAC Members, In September 2014, members of the pipeline industry from around the world will gather in Calgary for the 10th International Pipeline Conference (IPC 2014). Organized by volunteers representing international energy corporations, energy and pipeline associations and regulatory agencies, the IPC has become internationally renowned as the world’s premier pipeline conference. It will […]

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  • Recently, a committee member of YPAC represented the organization at the Indspire Soaring Conference in Edmonton, Alberta on Wednesday November 6th – their feedback began with it was wonderful & rewarding!  This YPAC member was accompanied with a pipeline risk specialist that just graduated from U of C with a Masters in Sustainable Energy Development.  YPAC was proud to have […]

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  • Good day fellow Young Pipeliners, The start-up committee had their October meeting and would like to share some of the exciting developments going forward.  First off, if you have something of value to share with the committee we want to hear from you!  Please email us at info@ypacanada.com.  Matters discussed at the meeting: – 2013 […]

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  • Four YPAC members, two committee and two paper contest winners, recently returned from the 9th edition of the Rio Pipeline Conference and Exposition held in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil from September 24th – 26th, 2013.  The country, city, and citizens played wonderful hosts to us during our stay; however, the theme for the conference on maximizing […]

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  • Thank you to all of those who sponsored/ participated in this years golf tournament.  Without your support and generosity, the tournament would not be the success that it was!  There are pictures that will be shared with participants in the weeks to come.  A final tally of the amount donated to Indspire will be shared […]

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