Annual Fall Workshop


Annual MEA Fall Workshop & AGM

Every year the MEA Annual Fall Workshop & AGM is hosted by a selected Ontario Municipality in late November.  The most recent 2019 Workshop was held at Blue Mountain Village Resort and was jointly hosted by the towns of Collingwood, Wasaga Beach and The Blue Mountains with well over 200 delegates from arround the province attending.

Stay tuned for more information on the host and location for the 2020 Annual MEA Fall Workshop & AGM

Bridge Building Challenge: 

The annual Bridge Building Challenge is held each year during the Workshop.  Submitted bridges get tested to failure.  Challenge is open to MEA members and students.  

Download Bridge Challenge Rules

Annual Steve Carroll Memorial East-West Hockey Classic: 

The annual hockey classic is also held each year during the Workshop.  

Annual East/West Steve Carroll Memorial Hockey Classic

Download Hockey Classic Rules

Past Workshop Presentations


1Dan Cozzi - MEA Update

2 George Weider - History of BMR

3Andrea Wilson - South Georgian Bay All Season Heritage

4Brian Wickenheiser - Bridge Rehabilitation

5.  Fred Dobbs - Natural Channel Restoration

6Eric Chassard - Bruce Power's Major Component Replacement Program 

7Mansoor Mahmood - National Harmonization of Construction Codes

8Aziz Ahmed - Area-Wide Linear Infrastructure ECAs

9Aziz Ahmed  Updates to the MECP's Watermain Disinfection Procedure

10Colin Baker - Downtown Infrastructure Renewal in Elora

11Daniel Twigger - City of Barrie Drainage System Models

12Angela Carley - West Gormley External Sanitary Sewer

13Edgar Tovilla - Wastewater Regulatory Tools Improvements

14Michele Grenier - Emerging Water Issues in Ontario

15Ed Graham - Smart City Solutions

16Ray Wilcock - Environmental Impact of CSP 

17Chris Thompson - Introduction to Cold In-Place Recycling

18Andrea Boddy - Specifying Certifications

19Sam Sidawi - Asset Management Planning for Municipal Infrastructure

20Joe Tiernay - Challenges of Creating Asset Management Plans

21Saidur Rahman - Climate Change Adaptive Design 

22. 7 Acres

23Mark Buchanan - Emergency Management Planning Using a Hydraulic Water Model

24Duane Lindner - Envisioning a Sustainable Future

25Reg Russwurm - MCEA Amendments

26.  Walter Kenedi and Andrew Turnbull - MTO Bridge Inspection Update