Member Announcements – March 7

Announcement Date: 03.07.2024

Member Announcements – March 7


***NEW*** Final Reminder: Call for Nominations - 2024 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 are seeking nominations for three positions on the Board, Chair-Elect (one) and Director (two). These three positions will serve three-year terms.
Nominations are open until March 14.

***NEW*** Memorial University's Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science is hosting an open house on Saturday, March 16, 2024 from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the S. J. Carew building. Join them for guided tours, demonstrations, opportunities to meet student teams, connect with research groups and more! There will also be a youth interaction station set up with various STEM themed toys, gadgets, robots and books that visitors are welcome to try out. Free parking will be available in lots 7, 60 and 61.

***NEW*** Pathway to Engineering is now live!. A resource to connect engineering graduates to knowledge about the licensure process and create a community of professionals who can support them on their journey. They provide information, events, and connections to help you at every step of the licensure process and beyond. For more information visit

National Resources Canada has launched a request for proposal (RFP) related to climate change adaptation in Canada:

Flood Frequency Analysis (FFA) Manual for Hydrotechnical Practitioners in Canada

Environment and Climate Change Canada is seeking a contractor for the Flood Frequency Analysis Manual, part of the Flood Hazard Identification and Mapping Program. Their objective is to create and develop a reference manual for hydrotechnical practitioners in Canada to assist with preparing for future floods in Canada.

The Canada Buys link to the RFP can be found here. Closing date: March 12, 2024.

        Courses & Events 

***NEW*** This International Women’s Day, Friday, March 8, 2024, join Smith School of Business, Queen’s University, for an empowering 60-minute webinar in conversation and reflection with executive coach and brand strategist Jill Nykoliation, entrepreneur and corporate go-getter Lulu Liang and thought leader and architect of change Tanya van Biesen. To register click here.

***NEW*** CLIMAtlantic and Ducks Unlimited are hosting an introductory session about climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies with a focus on using natural infrastructure as part of those solutions. The goal of this event is to help professionals identify the most pertinent climate change risks to communities of all sizes in Newfoundland and Labrador and give those attending strategies and tools for addressing those concerns. To register click here.

***NEW*** Engineering Change Lab USA is hosting a virtual summit March 19, 2024, Moving from Cybersecurity to Cyber Resilience. In a world where ever more complex digital systems intertwine with infrastructure and technology-enabled resources and services, cyber threats and dangers are outpacing societies’ ability to effectively prevent and manage them. A new, essential role for the engineering community is emerging: creation and stewardship of cyber-resilient critical infrastructure on behalf of society. This virtual summit will explore the nature of the ‘step change’ required for the engineering community to fully embrace this leadership role. For further information and to register, click here.

***NEW*** Engineers Canada & the Climate Risk Institute are hosting a joint webinar titled 'Synergizing Sustainability and Equity: A Blueprint for Exceptional Low Carbon Buildings.' The webinar will take place on March 14, 2024. To learn more and to register click here.

Gardiner Centre is hosting a number of courses through the month of March, including Fundamentals of Canada’s Immigration Legal Landscape, Managing Difficult Conversations, Coaching Essentials for Managers, Essentials of Board Governance and more. For further information click here.

IDEAS 2024, in partnership with the Association for New Canadians, is a one day free event designed to provide opportunities for participants to learn of the long term benefits of immigration and workplace diversity. Targeting employers, it will feature keynote speakers and guest panelists who will share seminal research, best practices and challenges around making both the province and the workplace more diverse and inclusive. Building on the momentum of previous summits, it will offer perspectives for businesses and other stakeholders from which they can grow their efforts to recruit and retain talented workers through more inclusive practices and how to better support inclusivity in a diverse workplace. The event will be held at the Emera Exchange Centre on March 21, 2024 with registration opening at 8:30am. The event can also be found live-streamed at: For further information and to order your free tickets to this event click here.

Join Engineers Canada and the Climate Risk Institute on March 14 to learn about the Low-Carbon Training for Engineering Professionals course, a collaboration between Engineers Canada, the Climate Risk Institute, CAGBC | Canada Green Building Council, and Polytechnique Montréal. Kim Bouffard, Dan Dicaire, and Eileen Sowunmi will discuss how the course draws connections between social inequality including gender inequality, the climate crisis, and affordable housing, and the role of engineers in retrofitting existing buildings and designing new low-carbon buildings across Canada. For further information and to register 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.

The Association for New Canadians is hosting an event Showcasing International Talent Skills Expo, March 11, 2024 at the Capital Hotel. A networking event providing an opportunity to connect with a pool of highly trained and experienced newcomer professionals from diverse backgrounds, offering expertise in engineering, IT, business/finance, and beyond. 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.

Join Engineers Canada at the 2024 30 by 30 Conference: Turning Knowledge into Action for Gender Equity in Engineering. This year’s conference consists of a three- hour virtual session on April 24, as well as an in-person event on May 22 in Winnipeg, MB. The virtual session is open to everyone, including equity, diversity, and inclusion champions, engineers, engineering employers, engineering educators, engineering students, and engineering regulators. The session will involve a reflection on the progress made, and opportunities for growth within engineering workplaces. Learn more and register here.

Women in Resource Development Corporation is offering a virtual workshop, Diversity, Inclusion & You, which provides participants with practical and foundational knowledge about diversity and inclusion. Workshop is scheduled for March 19. For further information please visit


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