CIQS CONGRESS 2023

This year's Congress was a tremendous success! Our delegates were able to participate in a variety of networking events, as well as learn from industry experts from the UK as well as from across Canada.

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THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2023

5:00pm - 7:30pm
REGISTRATION
Thomson's Social Hub


5:00pm - 6:00pm
YQS MEET & GREET
The Balcony
By invitation only


6:00pm - 8:30pm
WELCOME RECEPTION
Thomson's Social Hub


FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2023

7:00am - 3:00pm
REGISTRATION
Grand Foyer 1


7:00am - 8:00am
DELEGATE BREAKFAST
Grand Foyer 3


8:00am -9:00am
"Government Affairs"

 Greg McLean, Member of Parliament Calgary Centre (Alberta) sits down with 
Huw Williams from IMPACT Public Affairs for a Fireside Chat

IMPERIAL ROOM


9:00am -10:30am
"Construction Cost Escalation and Parametric Modeling"
PANEL DISCUSSION:

Turner & Townsend
Ryan Hendricks and Joanne Daley

PCL Construction
Eric Kristjansson

Tech-Cost Consultants Ltd.
Kelly Parker

Leslie Fowler

IMPERIAL ROOM


10:30am - 11:00am
Networking/Refreshment Break
Grand Foyer 3


11:00am -12:30pm
"What can you expect if you are involved in an adjudication"
PANEL DISCUSSION:

Gowling WLG
Sahil Shoor and Jordan Crone

Blaney McMurtry LLP
Chad Kopach

IMPERIAL ROOM


12:30pm - 1:30pm
Lunch
Grand Foyer 3


1:30pm -3:00pm
"Accelerating clean energy creation and sustainability"
PANEL DISCUSSION:

Turner & Townsend
Kai Fraser

Johnson Controls
Gordon Bourque

Canada Infrastructure Bank
Saad Rahali

IMPERIAL ROOM


3:00pm - 3:15pm
Networking/Refreshment Break
Grand Foyer 3


3:15pm - 4:30pm
"Finality in dispute resolution - emergent opportunities in Canada"

John Dowse

Arbitech
Antoine Aurelis
Jerry Genge

IMPERIAL ROOM


4:30pm - 5:30pm
"Insurance - the quantity surveyor's value proposition"
MBC Group
Ross Huartt

IMPERIAL ROOM

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Networking Reception

Grand Foyer 3

SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 2023

7:00am - 3:00pm
REGISTRATION
Grand Foyer 1


7:00am - 8:00am
DELEGATE BREAKFAST
Grand Foyer 3


8:00am - 9:30am
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Open for voting members in good standing

IMPERIAL ROOM


9:30am - 10:00am
Networking/Refreshment Break
Grand Foyer 3


10:00am -11:30am
"Collaborative behavioural assessments and relational contracting
BTTC
Georgina Murphy
Mitch Clarke 

IMPERIAL ROOM
11:30am - 12:30pm
LUNCH
Grand Foyer 3

12:30pm - 1:30pm
"Life cycle evaluation of decarbonization opportunities for buildings"
Ayo Daniel Abiola

IMPERIAL ROOM

1:30pm - 2:00pm
NETWORKING/REFRESHMENT BREAK
Grand Foyer 3

2:00pm - 3:00pm
"Developing an inflation mechanism that reduces risks between shareholders for the construction industry"
Pomerleau
Sean Boyer

IMPERIAL ROOM

3:00pm - 4:30pm
"A lawyer, an owner and an expert walk into a bar..."
PANEL DISCUSSION
Ankura
Niamh Ni Chroinin

LNG Canada
Michael Creedon

Peak LC
Corey Sandquist

IMPERIAL ROOM

6:00pm - 12:00am
CHAIR'S DINNER/LOCAL FLAVOUR NIGHT
6:30-7:15PM: Chair's Dinner Reception
- GRAND FOYER 3
7:15-9:00pm: Chair's Dinner and Awards - IMPERIAL ROOM

9:00pm-12:00am: Local Flavour Night

Join us at THOMPSONS SOCIAL CLUB in the hotel.
  • Learn to line dance
  • Test your luck at the casino tables
  • Take a picture or two in the photo booth
  • Sit back with a drink and enjoy the music.

**Chair's Dinner ticket covers reception, dinner and local flavour night (cash bar)***

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CONGRESS 2023 SPONSORS

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WELCOME RECEPTION SPONSORS

 


FRIDAY LUNCH SPONSOR


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FRIDAY BREAKFAST SPONSOR


FRIDAY REFRESHMENT BREAKS


SATURDAY REFRESHMENT BREAKS


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BURSARY BENEFACTORS - 5-year pledge

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