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YPAC x AVATAR is proud to present the first joint session between Federal and Alberta Energy Minsters

The Avatar x YPAC Program is pleased to welcome the Minister of Natural Resources Canada and the Minister of Energy, Alberta to jointly address questions from the energy industry’s emerging leaders.

Calgary, Alberta: The Minister of Natural Resources Canada, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan will be joining the Minister of Energy,… Read More

The Avatar x YPAC Program is pleased to welcome the Minister of Natural Resources Canada and the Minister of Energy, Alberta to jointly address questions from the energy industry’s emerging leaders.

Calgary, Alberta: The Minister of Natural Resources Canada, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan will be joining the Minister of Energy,…

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Thriving and Surviving During Economic Downturns

Times are a little crazy right now, so we thought it would be important to take a moment and chat a bit about surviving, and maybe even thriving, during downturns and transitions in our industry. On July 8, your YPAC UAlberta and Southwestern Ontario chapters co-facilitated a panel discussion with… Read More

Times are a little crazy right now, so we thought it would be important to take a moment and chat a bit about surviving, and maybe even thriving, during downturns and transitions in our industry. On July 8, your YPAC UAlberta and Southwestern Ontario chapters co-facilitated a panel discussion with…

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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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Starting an Indigenous Inclusion Journey

Emerging from our vision of building the next generation of pipeline industry leaders, the Young Pipeliners Association of Canada (“YPAC”) has identified the opportunity to create a purposely-integrated Indigenous Inclusion Program (the “Program”), to respond to a call to participate in reconciliation, and to drive further benefit to our membership.… Read More

Emerging from our vision of building the next generation of pipeline industry leaders, the Young Pipeliners Association of Canada (“YPAC”) has identified the opportunity to create a purposely-integrated Indigenous Inclusion Program (the “Program”), to respond to a call to participate in reconciliation, and to drive further benefit to our membership.…

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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 x AVATAR Launch Announced

Young Professionals, Energy & Aerospace Firms, and the U of C Launch Training & Tech Accelerator to build New Energy Future

The Avatar x YPAC Program trains energy workers to build real world new energy business cases with the industry’s most senior leadership.

Calgary, Alberta: — The Young Pipeliners Association… Read More

Young Professionals, Energy & Aerospace Firms, and the U of C Launch Training & Tech Accelerator to build New Energy Future

The Avatar x YPAC Program trains energy workers to build real world new energy business cases with the industry’s most senior leadership.

Calgary, Alberta: — The Young Pipeliners Association…

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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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