Member Announcements – Mar 2
Announcement Date: 03.02.2023
***NEW***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.
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.
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
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*** 4th Annual Women in Manufacturing Success Forum, Mar. 8-12th
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporter's (CME) Women in Manufacturing Success Forum brings together more than 200 industry representatives and stakeholders to help define strategies to support and increase the number of women in manufacturing. Join virtually each day from 12:30pm – 2:30 pm to learn from thought leaders in manufacturing, attend engaging panel discussions, view plant tours and, be inspired by the stories of women in industry.
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.
***NEW*** 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.
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