Member Announcements – Mar 16
Announcement Date: 03.16.2023
***NEW*** Call for New Easter Seals NL Board of Director—Civil or Mechanical Engineer, Deadline: 20 March
We currently have a vacancy on our Board for a Director. This position requires the expertise of a committed and experienced Civil or Mechanical Engineer, preferably in the Commercial or Residential Construction sector. This role will be an integral member of our Board and will assist in providing insight and recommendations for the Easter Seals building, our accessible and inclusive park, and any future development and initiatives. For additional information about ESNL Board Member requirements and expectations and how to apply, click HERE.
Faculty of Engineering Annual Open House, Mar 25, 10am—2pm
There will be interactive tours that will showcase a variety of engineering disciplines and laboratories, a youth interaction station with robots, 3D printers and hands-on activities for all ages and an opportunity to meet a variety of our talented student teams that take place in activities and competitions here and around the world!
The 30 by 30 Initiative is the national goal shared by all 12 provincial and territorial regulators and Engineers Canada to raise the percentage of newly licensed engineers who are women to 30 per cent by the year 2030. The goal of the 2023 Conference is to provide a forum for employers to share their efforts and lessons on creating an inclusive workplace. Learn more on how you can participate and register.
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.
***NEW*** Petro-Ed presents Introduction to the Petroleum Industry, Tuesday April 18. This course is designed for anyone who wants to better understand the petroleum industry.
Claridec presents Masterclass in Decision Clarity, April 25—26. This Masterclass program introduces advanced techniques that leading organizations use to achieve optimal clarity for effective decision making that ultimately drives superior performance.
Clean Energy Career Management Program for Engineers and Geoscientists
Canada’s new Clean Energy Shuttle Program (CCES) helps professional Engineers and Geoscientists evolve their careers to the clean energy sector. In partnership with the Government of Canada’s Sectoral Workforce Solutions Program and Careers in Energy, there are no costs for successful applicants. Click here to learn more.
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
***NEW*** Join IEEE Women in Engineering for a free screening of Woman in Motion, a documentary about Nichelle Nichols (Star Trek’s Lt. Uhura) and her contributions to diversifying NASA! March 21, 7-9PM in the (old) Science building, room SN2109. Attendance will qualify for PD points in the Ethical Practice category. Here’s a trailer!
***NEW*** WISE NL invites you to join their celebration of the 35th Anniversary on Mar 22. Please find more information HERE. Light fare and refreshments will be provided.
***NEW*** Invest Ottawa presents Women Creating a more Sustainable World, Mar 22 9:30am
Register and join for inspiration and actionable insight from leaders making a positive economic, social and environmental impact on our world.
***NEW*** Invest Ottawa presents Full Throttle: Engage Women Driving the Smart Mobility Revolution, Mar 29
Register and join for inspiration and actionable insight from world-leading experts in smart mobility—self-driving cars, AI, robotics and drones.
From Fossil Fuels to a Low-Carbon Future: My Career Journey, Mar. 27, 9:30pm
The energy transition faces complex technological and socio-economic challenges, and innovative solutions are needed from a diverse range of perspectives. Collaboration across industries is essential, and conventional approaches alone will not suffice. Women's leadership and contributions in this field are particularly important, as they bring unique perspectives and creative thinking to the table. Join the webinar to learn Michelle Kim’s career journey.
Engage Memorial presents: Was the Public Engagement Framework a Success? Mar 28
Evaluating the last ten years of PE at Memorial. Join Dr. Rob Greenwood, as he leads a dialogue featuring some of the people who participated in the framework's development and recent evaluation as they discuss what was heard (good and bad), and how we'll use those results to inform the next phase of Memorial’s public engagement strategy.
Fueling Innovation: Empowering Women in STEM, Mar 30
This discussion features three talented and inspirational women from Bell who will share their experiences and opinions on the importance of equity, inclusion, empowerment and work-life balance. This event is aimed to raise awareness about the progress women have made in STEM and the need for ongoing support and empowerment for female professionals in these fields.
Asset Management Presentation—AIM Network, Apr 5
This presentation will give an overview of what asset management is and will highlight five competencies that many municipalities in Atlantic Canada have been working on over the past several years, through FCM’s Municipal Asset Management Program. Knowing these competencies, there will be a discussion on how the participants can help support municipalities, when working with them in the future. Register via the PEGNL Member Portal.
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