APEX EXplorations Series

APEX EXplorationS Series


These site visits provide opportunities to visit locations where executives can see first-hand the work involved in complex projects or operations as well as the partnerships and collaborations they require. The visit is normally preceded by a background briefing, usually led by a senior executive, and includes questions and answers.


Upcoming Events:

Past Event

  • November 8, 2016 - Briefing and Visit of the City of Ottawa Light Rail Transit (LRT) Construction Sites

    The last event of this series for the fall was hosted by the City of Ottawa`s Transportation Services Department. They presented the highlights of the Light Rail Train project on November 8th.  After the presentation, 45 APEX members hoped on an OC Transpo bus that took them along the alignment and all the main constructions sites of the Confederation Line. 

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  • October 28, 2016 - Briefing and Visit of Irving Shipyard
     
    A group of APEX members from the Atlantic Region were greeted at the Irving Shipbuilding shipyard on October 28, 2016. After a briefing given Scott Leslies from Public Services and Procurement, on the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS), participants toured the shipyard.

    They were able to discuss the successes and challenges faced in managing one of the Canadian Government's most complex projects - the acquisition of vessels for National Defense and Canadian Coast Guard.

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  • September 30, 2016 - West Block Construction Site

    APEX offered 13 members a unique look into one of Ottawa`s most complex projects: the renovation of the Parliament Precinct. The West Block is currently under construction and Public Services and Procurement Canada has agreed to provide an overview of the project, explain the partnerships required to be successful and guide us through the construction site.  Once completed, the West Block will host the House of Commons giving way to the required work on the Center Block.

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