Engineers Canada transfers ownership of Infrastructure Resilience Professional program to Climate Risk Institute

2020.07.07 Engineers Canada and the Climate Risk Institute jointly announced today that they have reached an agreement to transfer ownership of the Infrastructure Resilience Professional (IRP) program from Engineers Canada to the Climate Risk Institute. Engineers Canada launched the program in 2016 as a series of introductory courses for engineers on the topics of asset…

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Infrastructure Resilience Professional (IRP) Program Courses

Step 2: Payment Space Current Courses: Climate Law for Infrastructure Practitioners – May 18, 2021 to June 10, 2021 (Registration closed) Climate Change and Infrastructure Risk Assessment – the PIEVC Protocol – June 9, 2021 to July 7, 2021 Asset Management and Climate Resiliency – June 15, 2021 to July 13, 2021 Fees $625.00 (plus applicable…

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Jeff O’Driscoll

Jeff O’Driscoll, P.Eng., is a leader in assessing climate change resilience on infrastructure and held the designation of Infrastructure Resiliency Professional (IRP) from Engineers Canada. Jeff is a Civil Engineer with over 30 years experience in engineering management, project development and planning, design and construction. In 2007 Jeff was involved in the first project applying…

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Joel Nodelman

Joel Nodelman is an engineering and risk management specialist with over forty years of professional practice. Over his career, Joel’s primary mission was environmental responsibility and sustainable development. He promoted these strategies in the design, operation, and management of complex engineered systems and organizational structures. He brings this focus to his consulting practice, providing clients…

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Joan Nodelman

Joan Nodelman has devoted over 40 years working for a cleaner environment.  As a management specialist, Joan promotes smooth, efficient approaches for organizing work. She believes that efficient systems save time and money, reduce operation and maintenance costs, and improve working conditions for both management and staff.  Efficiency also reduces problems in managing our infrastructure,…

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Dirk Nyland

Dirk Nyland, P.Eng., IRP,  Chief Engineer, British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, Victoria, BC (retired). Mr. Nyland has over 45 years’ experience in transportation engineering.  Throughout his career, he has provided input and expertise on transportation issues in many roles within the Ministry of Transportation in British Columbia.   Since joining the Ministry in 1973, Mr. Nyland has…

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Suzanne Seiling, BES, MCC

Suzanne Seiling is an Adaptation Extension Liaison with the Climate Risk Institute. Suzanne’s areas of experience and expertise include: vulnerability and risk assessments, community adaptation planning, research, capacity building, and more.   In her role, Suzanne liaises with Canadian and international stakeholders to support and advance adaptation and mitigation to climate change. Suzanne supports the facilitation of peer-to-peer dialogue between communities and sectors through webinars, presentations and regional workshops. She…

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Anna Zaytseva, B.A. (Hons), M.Sc.

Anna is an Advisory and Technical Services Liaison of the Climate Risk Institute. She is passionate about sustainable development, climate change adaptation and risk assessment. Her experience includes working on place-based projects studying key drivers of change, modelling alternative future scenarios and researching impacts of climate change and weather extremes on the agricultural sector. Anna has 10 years of experience working with weather,…

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