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A&WMA Ontario breakfast presentation

The Ontario Section of the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) presents the latest in its technical presenta...

The Ontario Section of the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) presents the latest in its technical presentation breakfast series, this time in the Kitchener/Waterloo and Area.

DATE: Wednesday, February 27

THEME: Environmental Engineering Challenges in Afghanistan

SPEAKER: Captain Corneliu Chisu, CD, P.Eng.
Department of National Defence
Land Forces Central Area Training Centre, Meaford

This seminar will take us through the environmental engineering challenges faced by engineers working in Afghanistan and other countries devastated by war. The issues discussed are real and are drawn from Captain Chisu’s experiences as a military engineer and as a requirements officer of Task Force Afghanistan’s Engineer Support Unit.

Captain Corneliu Chisu has been a military engineer since 1990, a construction-engineering officer, and served in 2004 in Bosnia Herzegovina with the NATO forces as an engineer advisor. Captain Chisu was deployed with Canadian Forces in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Captain Chisu graduated with a Bachelor and Master’s in electrical engineering with an engineering physics specialty from the University of Toronto. He is currently completing his Ph.D. studies in photovoltaic devices.

Times: Registration/Breakfast from 7:30 am to 8:00 am

Presentation: 8:00 am until 9:00 am

Adjournment: 9:10 am

Location: KW Granite Club (new location), 99 Seagram Drive, Waterloo.

Directions: From 401, exit Hwy 8 North, exit Hwy 85 North to Guelph and Waterloo (also known as the Conestoga Parkway), exit University Ave West, continue on University Ave to Seagram Drive, turn left on Seagram Drive, the KW Granite Club is located in the building called “The Rink in the Park” on the right hand side of the road.

Other upcoming KW-area breakfasts are listed below.

Registration contact:

Diane Freeman, P.Eng.
Conestoga-Rovers & Associates Ltd.
651 Colby Drive
Waterloo, ON N2V 1C2
Tel: 519-884-0510
Fax: 519-884-0525

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Speaker: Jan D’Ally

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Speaker: Guillermo Azocar, MOE Source Assessment Officer,Technology Standards Section and John MacRae, Source Testing Manager, CRA

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