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TAC 2021 Conference & Exhibition – Acting on Climate Change: Lightning Session
September 20 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm UTC-5
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) will host the 2021 TAC Conference & Exhibition – the largest national gathering of transportation professionals – from September 20 to October 1. The two-week online conference will include technical programming, social networking, a virtual exhibition and more! More information and registration here.
Acting on Climate Change: Lightning Session
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to participate in a lightning session on the very important topic of climate change. Three industry professionals will discuss various actions to fight climate change on transportation projects across Canada.
Mushkegowuk Council James Bay All-Season Road Feasibility Study—Taking Action on Rapid Northern Climate Change
The Mushkegowuk Council represents seven First Nations in the Northern and Western James Bay region of Ontario and retained Morrison Hershfield to undertake a feasibility study for a new 525 km all-season road. The presentation will provide an overview of the climate change vulnerability / resilience assessment process, the identified infrastructure / climate risk factors and recommendations arising from the assessment. The work followed a Envision Sustainability Assessment screening process.
Andrew Harkness, Morrison Hershfield Limited
Climate Change Adaptation Toolkit: Innovations in Corrugated Thermoplastic Pipe Design
In adapting to climate change, new thermoplastic drainage solutions are improving the resiliency, sustainability and economy of water management infrastructure across Canada.
Graham Hurlburt, Advanced Drainage Systems Application of Artificial Intelligence-Finite
Application of Artificial Intelligence-Finite Element in Prediction of Climate Change Impact on Flexible Pavements
Potentials of ANN in predicting strains and stresses of flexible pavements under different climate conditions were investigated.
Amin Komeili, University of Guelph