The Canadian Underground Infrastructure Innovation Centre (CUIIC) invites nominations for its committees and subcommittees for the 2023-2024 term. If your organization is a proud member of CUIIC and you're passionate about collaborating with fellow experts in the underground infrastructure field to advance education and research in critical areas, we encourage you to consider active participation in one of our dynamic committees. The deadline to submit nominations is Sunday, October 1, 2023.
** Nomination form can be found at the bottom of this page. **
For those organizations not yet part of our community, we extend a warm invitation to join this initiative and play a pivotal role in driving industry progress. To discover more about the roles and responsibilities of committee members, please refer to the CUIIC Governance Handbook.
The following committees/subcommittees are now open for nominations:
1. CUIIC Education and Outreach Committee:
This committee spearheads education and outreach initiatives within CUIIC, fostering collaboration among members and championing the organization's goals. Monthly webinars, CUIIC academies, and other educational endeavors are conceived and coordinated by this dynamic team. In the 2022-2023 term, the committee orchestrated 15 successful webinars with the active participation of over 2000 professionals from across North America.
2. CUIIC Pipeline Rehabilitation Subcommittee:
Our Pipeline Rehabilitation Subcommittee focuses on educational activities and national academies dedicated to pivotal aspects of pipeline condition assessment, rehabilitation, and pipeline infrastructure management. The 2023 Pipeline Rehab Academy held in Mississauga was a resounding success, and we are already planning for an exciting 2024 academy in Richmond, British Columbia.
3. CUIIC Safety Subcommittee:
Safety is paramount in underground infrastructure, and our Safety Subcommittee is committed to organizing educational events and activities centered on safety in underground infrastructure construction and rehabilitation. We are eagerly anticipating the 2023 Safety Academy in Edmonton.
4. CUIIC Geotechnical Subcommittee:
Soil is a critical factor in successful underground construction, and our newest subcommittee is dedicated to educational activities related to geotechnical work. The committee will be actively involved in shaping future national academies focused on geotechnical activities.
5. CUIIC Industrial and Membership Committee:
The Industrial and Membership Committee plays a pivotal role in overseeing industrial-related initiatives within CUIIC and managing membership matters. Its core mission is to foster collaboration among members, advance the organization's objectives in the industrial sector, and ensure a vibrant and diverse membership.
We encourage you to seize this opportunity to make a meaningful impact within CUIIC and the underground infrastructure community. Nominations are now open for these influential roles, and your participation is essential to our collective success.
Thank you for your commitment to advancing the underground infrastructure field, and we look forward to welcoming new faces and fresh ideas to our committees. Together, we will shape the future of underground infrastructure in Canada.
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta