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Western Québec (Montréal)
About the Western Quebec Section
Formal Name: Western Québec Section
Primary Centre: Montréal, QC
Approximate Catchment Area: Western QC

This section has members from all regions of Western Québec, particularly from the regions of Montreal, Sherbrooke, Outaouais, Abitibi-Témiscamingue and Centre du Québec. The Western Québec Section hosts technical presentations between September and June, a student contest in March and a conference dinner in June. The following activities were carried out in 2016-2017: 6 presentations, a student competition and a conference dinner. For 2018, the Western Québec Section will offer the other sections of Canada the opportunity to participate in its technical presentations by videoconference.
Executive Committee
The Executive Committee of the Western Quebec Section consists of the following members:
Chair
François Duhaime
École de technologie supérieure
Vice Chair
Alain Plaisant
GHD
CGS Section Director
Michael James
SNC-Lavalin
Treasurer
Dany Brault
GHD
Vice Treasurer
Alain Plaisant
GHD
Administration
Philippe Legault-Capozio
NCL Envirotek
Communications
Bibiana Narvaez
Ministère des Transports de la Mobilité durable de l'Électrification des transports
Program
Gholamreza Saghaee
Université Laval
Student Member
Simon-Pierre Tremblay
Université Laval
Upcoming Events

Year:

FEB
05
2018
Conférence technique : Analyse et interprétation d’essais de pénétration au piézocône électrique dans le pergélisol riche en glace.
Location:
Université McGill, Pavillon Macdonald, 817 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Salle 497
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FEB
23
2018
Conférence technique: Méthodes d’injection spécialisée et d’amélioration du sol - Techniques et Études de cas.
Location:
Université McGill, Pavillon Macdonald, 817 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Salle 497
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Left to right: Philippe Capozio (NCL Envirotek), Guy Doré (Université Laval), François Duhaime (Chair, Western Quebec Section), Michael James (IRME), Will McQueen (ConeTec).

Guy Doré ​was invited to give a lecture at the 2017 annual conference dinner.

Latest News
Reports / Documents
Conférence technique: Naresh Gurpersaud
CCLT - Vaughan Griffiths
Western Québec Section 2016 Annual Report
Western Québec Section 2015 Annual Report
Please contact the Western Québec Section at qcouest.cgs@gmail.com if you have any comments or suggestions.