CERIU Meets in Quebec City

The Centre for Expertise and Research on Infrastructures in Urban Areas (CERIU) held its 19th annual INFRA Conference in Quebec City, Canada, Dec. 2-4, 2013. The venue was the Quebec City ConventionPiero Salvo and Bernie Krzys Centre.
The focus of the three-day conference was a critical discussion on Sustainable Urban Development Methods. Topic areas in the conference included stormwater management; drinking water; pipeline rehabilitation; root construction; underground infrastructure; and safety; signage; and traffic management.

UIM: Water Utility Infrastructure Management Publisher Bernie Krzys made a presentation covering the 20-year history of trenchless technology. There were also numerous exhibitors at the event which is aimed to provide a forum for the sharing of expertise among engineers, planners, managers, researchers and policymakers.

Founded in 1994, the Centre for Expertise and Research on Infrastructures in Urban Areas (CERIU) is a non-profit organization born of the need to rehabilitate municipal infrastructure in an efficient manner and acceptable costs. With the varied expertise of its 170 organizational members comprising municipalities, businesses, government departments, laboratories and educational institutions, and its unique approach based on partnerships and consultation, CERIU offers an integrated perspective issue of municipal infrastructure.?

Details and location of the 2014 INFRA Conference will be posted on CERIU?s website at www.ceriu.qc.ca.

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