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Mactaquac Generating Station

Aug 23, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The Mactaquac Generating Station, a hydroelectric dam 20 kilometres from the City of Fredericton and UNB campus, is a landmark fixture on the Saint John River. The dam was built between 1963 and 1968 and has been subjected to considerable movement due to alkali-aggregate reaction. This session offers a unique workshop-style experience about 3D creation and analysis of virtual reality to document dam infrastructure from experts, while providing participants with an in-person, walk-through experience.

Transportation and lunch will be provided for the tour.

Note: This tour occurs during the same time period as our two workshops.


UNB’s Kinesiology Building

Aug. 23, 5 – 7 p.m.

The newest building on UNB's Fredericton campus, the Kinesiology Building is a "kinovation" space for over 600 students and was completed in 2017. The building has many features that make it LEED-certified, and offers a state-of-the-art premier teaching and performance facility for faculty, staff and students.

A light food break will the provided during the tour.


Brewery tour

Aug. 24, 7:30 – 10 p.m.

Fredericton, the picturesque capital of New Brunswick, is located on a gentle bend in the Saint John River. The city is known as a hub of microbreweries and the Capital City Brewery Tour is an ideal way to sample offerings at four different breweries and get a taste of the local history and culture.

Bus for tour will leave from the conference host hotels in Downtown Fredericton.


Conference Banquet & student awards

Aug. 25, 7 – 11 p.m.

Join conference attendees to share a meal and reflect on learnings, observations and enjoy some Atlantic Canadian entertainment.