Attention Young Pipeliners,

Register now for the second YPAC Edmonton Speaker Event! The last event sold out so be sure to reserve your space ASAP!

DATE:           Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

TIME:         5:30 pm – 6:00pm – Registration & Networking

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Seminar

WHERE:       ETLC 2-010, Engineering Teaching & Learning Complex (ETLC), University of Alberta, Edmonton

COST: Free with a ticket from Eventbrite!

Food and drink will be provided at this event.



What these have in common are exacting performance requirements and high quality manufacturing techniques. We will explore the material and construction challenges, as well as  business drivers for setting performance requirements for modern pipelines in  offshore, remote onshore, as well as areas closer to home.

Alan was until recently the Chief Engineer at the National Energy Board in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and is an Adjunct Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department of the University of Calgary. He is a graduate of the Queen’s University of Belfast where he later lectured in Civil Engineering. He has worked in a number of areas in Pipeline Design and Construction, System Planning, Logistics and Procurement, for Nova Corporation, subsequently TransCanada Pipelines, where he was Director of Pipeline Services.  The founding Chair of the ASME Pipeline Systems Division, Alan is the co-author of the ASME Press text books ‘Pipeline Design and Construction – a Practical Approach’, ‘Pipeline Integrity Assurance’ and a contributing author to ‘ASME Boilers and Pressure Vessels’. He has authored over 60 published papers on a variety of engineering topics and received the ASME Award of Distinction in 2006. He currently serves on a number of Codes and Standards committees and Government panels on Energy Research and  Development and is a Fellow of the ASME and a M I MechE .

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Cheers – Young Pipeliners of Canada