Member Announcements – Feb 27

Announcement Date: 02.27.2023

Member Announcements – Feb 27



***NEW*** St. John’s Applause Award Nominations - Deadline: Mar. 2, 2023
The St. John's Applause Awards program celebrates outstanding achievements of individuals and organizations in a variety of areas. For details and this year's nomination forms, click HERE

Call for Nominations - 2023 PEGNL Board of Directors
The PEGNL Board is responsible for building and shaping policy in relation to the regulation of the professions of engineering and geoscience. This year, we will be filling vacancies for Chair-Elect (one) and Director (two). These three individuals will serve three-year terms. Nominations are open until March 15.

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.

Leadership Opportunities: Manager of Engineering Services (City of Mt. Pearl), General Manager and Chief Executive Officer (KBRS) and CEO & Registrar (PEGNL).



WINSETT’s Skill Builder Sessions for Supervisor/Senior Leader start Mar. 8, 2023
The WinSETT’s Skill Builder sessions are intended to empower and help women in SETT reach their professional goals through enhanced leadership competencies. For details on the leadership program, click HERE.

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)

        Events & Sessions  

Small Modular Reactors: Promising Climate Solution, or Niche Clean Energy Technology?
Join the Transition Accelerator for a discussion about the potential of SMRs as a net zero pathway. This event brings together leading thinkers on the subject, learn more and register before Feb 28th, 2023.


Reflecting Back and Looking Forward: Engineering Culture and the Future of the Profession, Mar. 1
Join the panel discussion sponsored by Engineers Canada about the culture of engineering. The panelists will discuss the culture shift that is taking place within the profession, from the calls for changes to the Iron Ring Ceremony, efforts to diversify and attract more women to the profession, to issues related to environmental justice and reconciliation.

***NEW*** Systems Change Lab presents Systems Change for People and Planet, Mar. 2, 11:30am
This event explores what you need to know about systems change, 70 transformational shifts needed to protect both people and planet, highlighting current action against climate, biodiversity and equity targets.

Canada’s Atlantic Edge at PDAC 2023, Mar. 7
This industry-led, Pan-Atlantic-Canada mining forum showcases exciting production, development and advanced mineral exploration projects across the Atlantic Provinces. A full-day technical program of brief corporate presentations is followed by a networking reception, allowing investors and others to meet face-to-face with key decision-makers and supply and service professionals operating in the Atlantic Canada region. Learn more HERE.

***NEW*** Beyond the Glass Ceiling, Mar. 8, 2:30pm
On International Women’s Day, join Smith Business Insight and Queen’s Executive Education for this free 60-minute webinar on what it takes to become a leader today and how to get there. How to lead with confidence and grow your career.

SEG (Society of Exploration Geophysicists) presents Effective Negotiation Skills, Mar. 15, 11:30am
This webinar explores internal barriers we may face to enter a negotiation. It covers the basics of negotiation, which involve knowing what you want or need, and conversation methods that encourage the other party to move towards your needs while maintaining a positive dialogue. Discussion of simple practices that help you become more comfortable with negotiation.

CCDC 14 Document Webinar, Mar. 16, 2:30pm
CCDC 14 is a fixed-price prime contract an Owner enters into with a single entity, called the Design-Builder, that is responsible for the design and construction services. Over the ninety-minute presentation, this contract will be broken down and analyzed, with the roles, responsibilities and risks of each party explained. The webinar will review important sections and clauses and highlight the vital considerations which must be made.


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