The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists

Technical Presentation, O-Train Confederation Line (LRT) Technical Presentation

November 22, 2017 at 06:00 PM until November 22, 2017 at 09:00 PM

The executive board of the OACETT Ottawa Chapter would like to invite members to attend a technical presentation, “O-Train Confederation Line (LRT)” presented by Rock Fortier | Program Manager, Light Rail Design & Construction with the City of Ottawa.

Date/Time: Wednesday November 22, 2017, from 6:00 to 9:00pm
Members meet and greet, with snacks and refreshments, will be held between 6:00-7:00pm
Presentation will start a 7:00pm

Description: This presentation will provide a technical overview of the construction of the future O-Train Confederation Line, a modern light rail transit service coming to Ottawa in 2018. Information that will be covered includes such topics as the construction of the stations and the tracks, issues and hurdles experienced by the project, procurement, and much more.

The “O-Train Confederation Line” presentation offered by the Ottawa Chapter on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, will count towards the OACETT CPD program as a partial (1.5 hours) fulfillment of the full day (6-8 hours) informal/self-directed study under the Contributions to Technical Knowledge category.

For supporting documentation, members are required to keep a copy of the certificate that will be given to them after the presentation, and prepare a written summary of what learned.

Contact information for general questions regarding OACETT CPD: or 416.621.9621, x234 (Sherrie Machan).

Location: Algonquin College: The meet and greet will be held in the ACCE Atrium and the Presentation will be held in room CA105. Both rooms are located on the west side of Woodroffe Avenue in the ACCE - CA Building on the first floor.

Map of the campus:

• Free only in Lots 8 & 9 after 6:00pm; these lots will require a short hike across campus.
• Lots 1, 5,10, 11 has pay & display at $4.00 per hour.

Fee: $7.50 per member

All interested members are welcome to attend, however space is limited. Please reserve you spot through Eventbite.
If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail

If you are aware of any technical events that would be of interest to our membership, please do not hesitate to contact us with details so that we may review and broadcast this information to others.


Adrian Meunier C.E.T., rcji
Ottawa Chapter Chair
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