Event Recap

June 16 – Inside The Alberta Energy Industry with Interface Fluidics

On June 16, 2020, the Young Pipeliners Association of Canada (YPAC) Edmonton Chapter hosted Interface Fluidics for a fantastic webinar titled, “Inside the Alberta Energy Industry with Interface Fluidics”.  During the webinar, Interface Fluidics Chief Operating Officer, Tom de Haas, and Senior Project Engineer,  Sourabh Ahitan, presented on how the… Read More

On June 16, 2020, the Young Pipeliners Association of Canada (YPAC) Edmonton Chapter hosted Interface Fluidics for a fantastic webinar titled, “Inside the Alberta Energy Industry with Interface Fluidics”.  During the webinar, Interface Fluidics Chief Operating Officer, Tom de Haas, and Senior Project Engineer,  Sourabh Ahitan, presented on how the…

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Closing the knowledge gap: Introducing the Pipeline Engineering Graduate Certificate Program

It’s no secret that our industry is facing a looming knowledge gap; with a large segment of the workforce entering retirement, more needs to be done to prepare today’s younger workforce, and to develop the young minds of the next generation of energy professionals. In response, we’re excited to see… Read More

It’s no secret that our industry is facing a looming knowledge gap; with a large segment of the workforce entering retirement, more needs to be done to prepare today’s younger workforce, and to develop the young minds of the next generation of energy professionals. In response, we’re excited to see…

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Listening and Reflecting in 2020

Over the last couple of weeks, thousands of people across Canada, the United States, and the world, have been speaking out against systemic racism and police brutality.

This isn’t an issue which only occurs in the United States – Canadians are all too often lulled into a false sense… Read More

Over the last couple of weeks, thousands of people across Canada, the United States, and the world, have been speaking out against systemic racism and police brutality.

This isn’t an issue which only occurs in the United States – Canadians are all too often lulled into a false sense…

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YPAC WFH Round-up #5 – Study Edition

COVID-19 has taken the entire world by surprise, never did I imagine that a virus would change my life this drastically. As a full time university student, my day (pre-COVID) consisted of waking up early, taking the bus to my university, and staying there until late afternoon or well into… Read More

COVID-19 has taken the entire world by surprise, never did I imagine that a virus would change my life this drastically. As a full time university student, my day (pre-COVID) consisted of waking up early, taking the bus to my university, and staying there until late afternoon or well into…

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YPAC Advisor Meeting Update

On May 14, 2020, YPAC met with our advisors to ask what industry needed from our organization during this time and to kick off a two way dialogue between young professionals and senior leaders. We really enjoyed engaging in discussion about challenges in the industry.

We asked our advisors… Read More

On May 14, 2020, YPAC met with our advisors to ask what industry needed from our organization during this time and to kick off a two way dialogue between young professionals and senior leaders. We really enjoyed engaging in discussion about challenges in the industry.

We asked our advisors…

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Amii Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

In case you missed it, on May 5 2020, the Young Pipeliner Association of Canada (YPAC) Edmonton Chapter hosted their first Webinar of the year by hosting Hossein Shahandeh from Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) for an informative speaker event. Hossein used case studies to present an overview of how… Read More

In case you missed it, on May 5 2020, the Young Pipeliner Association of Canada (YPAC) Edmonton Chapter hosted their first Webinar of the year by hosting Hossein Shahandeh from Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) for an informative speaker event. Hossein used case studies to present an overview of how…

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Keystone XL myths and facts:

As the Keystone XL project puts its shovels in the ground, we thought it would be prudent to revisit the myths and facts which have marred the project’s 10+ year development history.… Read More

As the Keystone XL project puts its shovels in the ground, we thought it would be prudent to revisit the myths and facts which have marred the project’s 10+ year development history.…

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Exploring the breadth of recent Keystone-XL decisions

A few weeks ago, we re-tweeted this article from BNN, where Alberta Premiere Jason Kenny justified his government’s actions to invest public funds to obtain an equity stake in the Keystone XL pipeline, and ultimately backstopping TC Energy’s construction of the project – going so far as to state… Read More

A few weeks ago, we re-tweeted this article from BNN, where Alberta Premiere Jason Kenny justified his government’s actions to invest public funds to obtain an equity stake in the Keystone XL pipeline, and ultimately backstopping TC Energy’s construction of the project – going so far as to state…

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YPAC Work From Home Roundup 4: Remote Visibility

YPAC recently attended an amazing webinar hosted by Angela Huser and Airtame.

Angela Huser is a career advancement coach for leaders and badasses and her session absolutely radiated that energy. Angela is committed to change management and coaching for companies and individuals – her mission in life is moving people.… Read More

YPAC recently attended an amazing webinar hosted by Angela Huser and Airtame.

Angela Huser is a career advancement coach for leaders and badasses and her session absolutely radiated that energy. Angela is committed to change management and coaching for companies and individuals – her mission in life is moving people.…

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YPAC Work From Home Roundup 3: Pipelines as an Essential Service and what that means for our global energy future

As we emerge out of week 5 of working from home, we’re taking some time to reflect on purpose.  At YPAC, our purpose is building the next generation of pipeliners.  Looking around, there is still a lot of uncertainty in the world, but we’re inspired by the fact that… Read More

As we emerge out of week 5 of working from home, we’re taking some time to reflect on purpose.  At YPAC, our purpose is building the next generation of pipeliners.  Looking around, there is still a lot of uncertainty in the world, but we’re inspired by the fact that…