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UBC Civil Engineering Alumni & Industry Reception

Civil Reception 2018

You are invited to the second annual UBC Civil Engineering Alumni-Student Night Reception on March 2, 2018 at the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront. Rekindle the comradery of Civil Engineering and catch up with old classmates while inspiring and networking with the next generation of Civil Engineers. Appetizers and one beverage will be served to all registered guests.

This event is organized by the UBC Civil Engineering Club and will feature representatives from the professional student chapters and design teams within the department. 

JDKeynote Speaker - Jerry W. Dobrovolny:
Chief engineer and general manager of Engineering Services
Jerry is responsible for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of this world class city’s public works infrastructure. He manages 1,900 Engineering Services staff and an annual budget of over $500 million.
Engineering Services is also mandated with a variety of planning and regulatory functions, and plays a central role in the day-to-day functioning of the city. As the largest city department, Engineering delivers a complex array of essential public services while implementing an ambitious policy agenda to become the greenest city in the world by 2020.
Jerry received his civil engineering degree from the University of British Columbia, a master's of business administration from Simon Fraser University, and has worked at the City of Vancouver for 28 years. Jerry also served as a city councillor for the City of New Westminster for nine years and played professional football in the CFL for five years.

Event Details
Friday, March 2, 2018

Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront
Tuscany Room
1133 West Hastings Street, Vancouver


For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Rebecca Howes at

Date: Mar 2, 2018 - 6:00 PM
Location: Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront 1133 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC