Building Communities Conference
March 16 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
A conference that will have speakers from various engineering organizations and societies. The speakers will discuss what it is like to be a member of these organizations, their experiences in the engineering field, recommendations to students who will be entering the engineering work force soon and ways that the engineering community can be improved. Lunch and refreshments will be provided and a bridge building competition will be hosted during the lunch hour.
Diana is a project coordinator with McIntosh Perry with the Hazardous Materials and Environmental Health/Safety department. She participated in the York University/Seneca College Joint program, focused on Environmental Studies and Civil Engineering Technology. During her time at Seneca, she was the Vice President of the Seneca Civil Society.
Diana’s work focuses on the existing built environment and consists of various scale and complexity projects in restoration, demolition and abatement activities for various property management groups, water treatment facilities, developers, etc. Her work involves project management, field surveying, environmental testing, report preparation, tender document preparation, and cost estimates. She has also worked on Bulletin 19 / Tarion Inspections for new condominium building construction including project management, building inspections, and report preparation. She also has been involved with capital construction processes with the Ministry of Transportation, including construction contract preparation, tendering phases, construction administration and site inspections. Diana first started her career in the Facilities Management Unit at the Toronto Police Services.
Kevin Lima is a C.E.T. volunteering with OACETT as the Toronto Central Chapter Secretary and has previously served as the Chapter Chair for two separate Chapters of OACETT. Kevin is a graduate of the Civil Engineering Technology program from Conestoga College in Kitchener. He currently works at AECOM in Markham, an international engineering consulting firm and works on the design and construction of wastewater treatment plants in the GTA and surrounding area.