Roger Woodhead, past director of the BC Construction Roundtable, has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the Alan Russell Award. He was nominated and selected for the award in recognition of his significant and lasting impact on the Canadian Construction Engineering and Management community, and the Division would like to enthusiastically acknowledge these achievements and contributions.
About The Award
The Alan Russell Award was established at the 2013 CSCE Construction Conference in Montreal, where Alan gave the inaugurated award lecture.
The CSCE Construction Division Alan D. Russell Keynote Address
During each CSCE Construction Specialty Conference, the Keynote address shall be known as the “Alan D. Russell Keynote Address”. The speaker selected for the keynote shall be acknowledged as having received the honour (award) of providing the address and recognized with a certificate for contributions in the spirit of the person for whom the award is named.
Alan D. Russell is a true pioneer in Construction Engineering and Management education and research in Canada and has made a significant and lasting impact on the whole of this community. Early in his career, he established two construction engineering programs at Canadian Universities. Through his skills as an educator, he has increased the capabilities of many, including a number of the industry’s leading practitioners and researchers. His innovative research directions coupled with a comprehensive and tenacious approach have provided great insight to the problems of the industry and broadened our thinking in developing solutions. His dedication and service in many ways to the Canadian construction community has been unwavering and serves as an inspiration to us all.
Upon his retirement, Dr. Russell was requested and agreed to share his unique insight as the Keynote speaker for the CSCE International Construction Specialty Conference. This CSCE honour is established to recognize a lifetime of significant achievements and contributions, and to ensure that there is an on-going forum for those that follow to fulfill their duty to share perspectives on the past, present and future state of the industry.
About The Conference
The ISCE International Construction Specialty Conference will be held June 8, 9, and 10 at UBC.