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Join us online on Thursday, June 16th, 2022 4:00 PM Mountain Time for our latest webinar event!

This month’s theme is Reducing Embodied Carbon Emissions in Concrete - Today and Tomorrow


  • Sarah Petrevan – Director of Sustainability, Cement Association of Canada

    • With more than 15 years’ experience as a public policy advocate and advisor, Sarah is a regular spokesperson to media and advisor to policymakers on climate mitigation policy. As Director of Sustainability with the Cement Association of Canada, Sarah works collaboratively with government, industry, environmental and other civil society groups to enhance the cement industry’s contribution to sustainability, with emphasis on procurement, life-cycle approaches, and policies to support industrial decarbonization. Before joining CAC, Sarah served as Policy Director for Clean Energy Canada, a climate and energy think-tank based out of Simon Fraser University, as well as several senior positions within the Government of Ontario. Sarah serves on a number of advisory boards and committees and was the recipient of the 2018 Clean 50 Emerging Leader Award, in recognition for her leadership in clean capitalism.

  • David Pesta – Associate, Dialog

    • David has been working at DIALOG for thirteen years. He holds a Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering specializing in Structures and Solid Mechanics from the University of Calgary. David’s Master’s thesis studied the application of fibre reinforced concrete and polymer materials in the design of structural cladding. David has experience working with concrete, steel, and wood design, including assessment and review of existing structures. He regularly works on projects through all phases of construction, from conceptual design through to construction. David is integral to DIALOG’s Embodied Carbon strategy, including spearheading DIALOG’s pledge to the SE2050 Commitment Program.

  • Jen Hancock – VP Collaborative Construction, Chandos Construction

    • Jen has worked for Chandos for the last 14 years and has helped lead may of the company’s innovative practices in that time. She works primarily as a coach, facilitator and trainer for project teams with a focus on Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), collaborative construction practices, lean and sustainability. She worked on some of the first IPD projects in Canada and has been a key champion in bringing it across the country from BC to Ontario. She oversees Lean integration and training; and, was instrumental in setting up and managing the waste diversion policy in 2010 that has seen the company divert over 75% of its waste in the last 12 years. Jen is also on the board of directors and is committee chair with the Integrated Project Delivery Alliance and is on the board of directors for the Edmonton Construction Association.

  • Atul Paranjape – Senior Structural and Building Envelope Engineer, City of Calgary

    • Atul Paranjape, P. Eng., is a Senior Structural and Building Envelope Engineer in the Corporate Engineering and Energy group in Corporate Analytics and Innovation. He provides structural and building envelope engineering technical advice and design review services to the various City of Calgary business units, civic partners and community associations on new, renovation and retrofit construction projects. His work supports CEE’s mandate of helping our clients in delivering durable, sustainable and energy efficient infrastructure, and improving the long-term serviceability and anticipated life expectancy of their building facility infrastructure. Atul is also a discipline champion in the Building Structural, Building Sciences and Facility and Building Assessment. Since 2013, Atul have been busy with taking care of City’s aging building infrastructure as well as building new sustainable buildings with climate change in every aspect of the design.

Join the CLF Alberta on May 25, 2022 12:00 PM Mountain Time to discover Material Transparency!

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