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Thursday
12
APR

CIQS - British Columbia Dinner Event featuring Sunny Ghataurah

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20:00

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CIQS – British Columbia Dinner Event featuring Sunny Ghataurah – One of the Industry Leaders and Award Winner!

*** Presentation Topic ***
Disrupting the Building and Infrastructure Industry!

Technology is a double-edged sword bringing both opportunities and risks. A large portion of today’s jobs are expected to be obsolete. Start-up companies are disrupting heavily regulated industries worldwide. The building industry is the only industry that hasn’t seen disruption, yet! We are using construction techniques that haven’t varied in over 100 years, yet live in a digital world that is experiencing exponential change. This visionary talk outlines the opportunities and risks that this change brings. It identifies the broken-ness while showcasing some of the technology that is in use and available, today, along with opportunities for the future.

*** Biography ***

Sunny Ghataurah is one of Western Canada’s leading electrical engineers and lighting designers with more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry. His skills in designing electrical and architectural lighting systems have been applied to hundreds of buildings across many sectors, including healthcare, education, hospitality, civic, recreational, retail, corporate office, industrial and residential. His projects have won awards, most recently a 2016 Special Citation and 2015 Award of Excellence for Interior Lighting Design from the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. Business in Vancouver selected Sunny as a winner of the 2014 Forty under 40 Awards.

Sunny was born in India and grew up in Dubai until moving to Canada in 1991. He began his career as an electrician, which gives him valuable insight during the electrical design process. Since then, he has worked for Anthony-Seaman, Keen Engineering, and as a Principal with Stantec. In 2008, Sunny joined AES Engineering and formed the company’s Vancouver office, which has grown to more than 60 staff. His passion is sustainable design, and Sunny was one of the first to embrace its ideas. His portfolio includes more than 100 LEED projects, 3 Living Buildings and several regenerative projects.

Don't miss this great learning and networking opportunity!

Register for the Dinner Event here:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ciqs-british-columbia-dinner-event-tickets-44406863123

THANK YOU TO OUR DINNER SPONSORS:

ConEcon
http://conecon.ca/

Quantus Consulting & Management Inc.
http://www.quantuscmi.com/

KDS Construction
http://www.kdsconstruction.ca/