Member Announcements – Feb 09
Announcement Date: 02.09.2023
***NEW*** Call for Abstract submissions for the National Conference, GeoSaskatoon 2023.
GeoSaskatoon welcomes all paper submissions, from academic research to professional practice case studies. We often overlook our own projects as not being “unique enough” to be submitted as a paper - but you’re encouraged, if you have an interesting project to submit an abstract! Abstract submissions are open until February 15th
***NEW*** Camp 20 is accepting candidate applications for the 2023 Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer. PEG-NL members who are obligated may apply to attend the ceremony on Camp 20’s website. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2023.
Apply to be an engineering mentor
Future City is a free project-based learning program where students in grades 6, 7, and 8 imagine, research, design, and build cities of the future. Each year students are presented with a different theme. The Future City Experience is a flexible program that allows participation from both in-class and online learning models.
Leadership Opportunity: Engineers and Geoscientist BC (EGBC) are looking for a new Director of Professional Practice, Standards & Development. EGBC regulates and governs the engineering and geoscience professions in the province of British Columbia under the Professional Governance Act. Learn more about this opportunity HERE.
Awarded each year to select women, the Bursary Fund, provides financial support to enable the pursuit of training, professional development, and/or academic programs for women in the telecommunications field
Building for the Future Challenge:
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is looking for ways to make it easier to build houses that are affordable, climate compatible. If you have any ideas on innovative construction processes, techniques, systems and materials, submit your ideas for the Housing Supply Challenge - Building for the Future: Innovative Construction for Housing Affordability.
***NEW*** Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – British Columbia (ACEC-BC) recently developed an allyship guide. Allyship is the practice of fostering inclusion. This guide contains allyship practices that can be used to promote inclusion and belonging within the workplace. You can read more about it here.
Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology (CCWESTT) Resource Hub showcase strategies, action plans, policies, and programs from across Canada and the world to help your organization successfully support gender equity and inclusion in science, engineering, trades and technology (SETT)
Climate Risk Institute is offering multiple courses as part of the Infrastructure Resilience Professional credential, which will be of interest to professionals who are involved in the planning, design, and management of infrastructure.
- Climate Change and Infrastructure Risk—the PIEVC Protocol. Register before Feb 13
Project Management for Beginners: is a free introductory course by Project Management Institute (PMI), which provides the foundational knowledge necessary to join a project team and can serve as the first step on your path to a project management career.
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety free awareness courses educate on a variety of topics including mental health and workplace wellness, ergonomics, nanotechnology and much more. To learn more and register, click HERE.
Events & Sessions
***NEW*** Titan Environmental is organizing a Virtual Roundtable on Sustainability and Climate Change Trends in Infrastructure Construction. As climate change and severe weather events increasingly impact the performance of infrastructure across North America, engineers must work together to develop
strategies for better design standards. Join on February 22 at 11am CST, to hear from four industry leaders in a lively fast-paced discussion!
***NEW*** CCUS in Offshore Newfoundland and Labrador - A Net Zero Project White Paper, Feb 15, 2023. This webinar will focus on those priorities as it introduces the White Paper Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Offshore Newfoundland and Labrador. The Net Zero Project team will present key points within the paper and will take questions from the attendees following the online presentation.
Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) 2023 Registration now open.
The World’s Premier Mineral Exploration & Mining Convention is the leading event for people, companies and organizations connected to mineral exploration. The annual convention in Toronto has educational programming, networking events, and business opportunities.
Hydrocarbon, Brine Production, CO2 Storage: Calculating In-Place Reservoir Volumes Webinar will cover traditional method and geomodelling method of reservoirs, showing the strengths and weaknesses of each, and fundamentally showing how they relate to each other. Register before Feb 14.
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