Member Announcements – March 21

Announcement Date: 03.21.2024

Member Announcements – March 21


***NEW*** Join Pathway to Engineering Wednesday March 27 for the first Exchanges session, where they will be speaking with recent engineering graduates about their academic journey, work experiences, life after graduation and how they are using their engineering knowledge to contribute to solving today’s biggest challenges. The event features four panelists including PEGNL’s Davyani Vasta, EIT, Professional Standards Coordinator. For further information and to register, please click here.

Memorial Engineering Outreach have released the dates for their 2024 summer camp programs. Learn what it's like to be an engineer! From robotics to circuits, their Engineering Summer Camp Program will engage youth from grade 1 to 12 and test their skills through fun and interesting engineering-related camps. To learn more please click here

        Courses & Events 

***NEW*** Climate Risk Institute offers training and professional development courses that will be of interest for engineers involved in the planning, procurement, design, operation, maintenance, management or regulation of infrastructure and who need to consider climate risk, resilience and the changing climate in carrying out these activities.

This spring, extend your learning on topics including infrastructure climate risks, the globally-recognized PIEVC risk assessment protocol, risk management and communication, climate law, and climate smart policy and procurement. For course details and to register, please see CRI's courses at Royal Roads University.

***NEW*** This April PGO is presenting its 2024 Virtual Symposium, providing an opportunity to engage with and discuss some of the most interesting issues and pressing challenges currently facing our professional practice. Four interactive sessions will be delivered by expert speaker panels, covering topics including:

• Equity & Diversity in Geoscience and New International Work Experience Guidelines
• Labour Market Challenges Across Generations of Geoscientists
• Artificial Intelligence in Geoscience Practice
• Legal Considerations as a P.Geo. and when Acting as a Qualified Person

This symposium is relevant to professional geoscientists, geoscientists-in-training, and geoscience students across Ontario and beyond. This learning event will also be of interest to associated communities, including professional regulators, technical societies, government staff, legal practitioners, and the public.

For more information and to register visit 2024 Annual Symposium (

As part of National Engineering and Geoscience Month, Engineers Nova Scotia is hosting a webinar titled "3 Things Every Engineer Should Know About AI." The webinar will take place on March 27, 2024. To learn more and to register please click here.

PowerUp Speaker Series is hosting a workshop to cover the foundations needed to work with 2SLGBTQIA+clients. The workshop will take place via Zoom on March 27, 2024. The topics covered includes terminology basics (sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender presentation), pronouns, a breakdown of all the terms included in the 2SLGBTQIA+ acronym, best practices, practical tips, a discussion period, and Q&A. To register please click here.

Andrew Safer is hosting a free webinar on April 4, 2024 titled "Taking Charge of Anxiety and Stress Through Mindfulness." The webinar will introduce the practice of mindfulness, and how it can help develop a healthy relationship to thoughts, feelings, and emotions, and take charge of anxiety and stress. To learn more and to register please click here.

The Society of Petroleum Engineers is hosting a lecture titled "Early Kick Detection: Sensors, Data Acquisition and Analysis." A kick or an influx may be defined as an unintended flow of formation fluid into the borehole. One key message from this lecture: Kicks can be catastrophic, but recent and future developments in sensor technology, data processing, and telemetry are enabling timely identification and mitigation plans. The lecture will take place on March 22, 2024 in the S. J. Carew Building, Memorial University of Newfoundland. To learn more and to register please click here.

WinSETT’s Equity in Action: Cultivating Inclusive Workplaces 6-session series designed for leaders who want tools to address institutional inequities and power dynamics, begins April 10, 2024. For further information and to register click here.

Energy NL is hosting multiple events through the month of March, including an information session on wind and hydrogen, worker's compensation, and a member capabilities tour. To learn more or to register please click here.

WinSETT's Career AccelerateHER: Unlocking Effective Communication 5 part series designed for SETT leaders who are looking to upskill their communication and collaboration strategies, begins April 3, 2024. For further information and to register click here.


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