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TAC Expands Awards Program with New TAC Grant for Young Innovators in Transportation

October 20, 2023

We’re pleased to announce the TAC Grant for Young Innovators in Transportation. Thanks to the generous support of Scott Stewart & Associates, this annual grant will provide financial assistance to a young professional, enabling their participation in TAC’s technical meetings and annual conference.

The grant supports professionals aged 35 or younger who work for a TAC member organization and have at least three years of experience in technology development or application in Canada’s transportation industry. Complete terms and conditions are available on TAC’s website.

Grant recipients will attend the spring and fall meetings of TAC’s Technology Council and its committees, as well as the TAC Conference & Exhibition in the year of the award. They will also receive a personal coaching session with Scott Stewart, CEO and President of Scott Stewart & Associates, former CEO of Arcadis IBI Group, former Chair of ITS Canada, and TAC’s 2023 TAC Distinguished Service Award recipient.

This prestigious grant exemplifies TAC’s dedication to fostering innovation and knowledge-sharing within the transportation industry. It will allow deserving young professionals to connect with sector leaders, gain invaluable insights, and contribute to the ongoing development of transportation technology in Canada.

TAC’s other awards for students and young professionals include:

  • TAC Young Transportation Professional Award: Recognizing outstanding contributions to the transportation industry.
  • Allan Widger Consulting Corporation Grant for Young Geotechnical Engineers in Transportation: Providing financial assistance to young geotechnical engineers in the transportation sector.
  • TAC Student Paper Awards: Honoring exceptional research contributions in the field of transportation.

TAC also offers free membership to full-time post-secondary students enrolled in transportation-related programs. Membership comes with a range of benefits including the opportunity to participate on TAC’s technical committees, discounted pricing on TAC products and services, timely industry communications, and access to the TAC Library.

For more information about TAC’s awards for young professionals and students and student memberships.