Unveiling the World of Dam Engineering: A Free Event for Civil Engineering Students

Calling all future dam engineers!

The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) and the Canadian Dam Association (CDA) are thrilled to invite you to a free introductory event exploring the diverse world of dam engineering.

Meet the Experts:

  • Fatima-Zahra Haouzi, Ing., M.Sc.A., Ph.D.: Geotechnical engineer specializing in tailings facility design and mine dam safety inspections.
  • Félix Sirois Bernatchez, ing.: Civil engineer experienced in coordinating, managing, and supervising various dike and dam projects.
  • Francis Lepage, Ing., M.Sc.A.: Team lead in hydrology and hydraulics with expertise in dam safety, water resource management, and hydraulic structures design.
  • Alexis Bonne, ing., M.Sc.A.: Structural engineer specializing in dams, responsible for conducting studies to validate the stability and structural integrity of existing hydraulic structures.

What to Expect:

  • Learn from the experiences of dam engineering professionals: Gain insights into the day-to-day work of engineers in various dam engineering specializations, including geotechnics, civil engineering, hydrology, and hydraulics.
  • Discover diverse project examples: See firsthand how these professionals contribute to crucial dam projects across different phases, from conceptual studies to detailed engineering and construction.
  • Network with industry leaders: Connect with the presenters and other attendees during the dedicated networking session over food and drinks.

Event format:

  • Date: March 19th, 2024
  • Time:
    • Arrival: 5:30 PM
    • Presentations: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Networking: 7:30 PM onwards
  • Location: Hybrid format - in-person attendance at ÉTS and virtual participation via Teams meeting (link will be sent upon registration).

This event is completely free for students and includes food and drinks. Don't miss this unique opportunity to gain valuable insights into a fascinating engineering field and connect with leading professionals!

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Limited spots available!

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Where does the event happen? École de technologie supérieure - Salle Vidéotron E-2033
1220 Notre-Dame St W, Montréal, Québec H3C 1K3

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In-Person Tickets

Student (In-Person)

For the student who want to know more about the dam industry.


Professional (In-Person)

For participants that are part of the industry.




For those who want to see the presentations online.