Member Announcements – October 19

Announcement Date: 10.19.2023

Member Announcements – October 19


National Resources Canada’s Climate Resilient Coastal Communities (CRCC) Program has announced a call for proposals. The CRCC will support pilot projects to enable communities and sectors to work together to develop coordinated solutions to climate change risks in coastal regions. There is a total of $30 million to support up to 25 regional-scale pilot projects on Canada’s three marine coasts and in the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence region. Selected pilot projects will represent diverse economic, social, and environmental conditions and different types of adaptation actions across Canada. Further, the CRCC results will have national benefit by providing evidence and learning to inform adaptation approaches and actions in other regions across the country. To learn more click here.

***NEW*** The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and the School of Mining & Petroleum Engineering, at the University of Alberta is currently assessing interest and demand in an online course, Master of Engineering (MEng) Degree Program. Feedback is requested from potential students and employers on this potential new program offering. If you have 2 minutes, please consider filling out the survey.

***NEW*** Gardiner Centre is now accepting registrations for the 2024 Advanced Leadership Program. The Advanced Leadership Program supports senior or emerging senior leaders by providing them with the tools required to enhance their performance, empower their teams, grow their organizations, and achieve success in today's highly competitive business landscape. Is this program right for you? Speak with an advisor to learn more, contact Melissa Kelly at (709-864-8883) or Pearce Burton (709-864-2131).

        Events & Sessions  


***NEW*** Memorial University invites you under the ocean for the second annual Whale of a Day on October 28. Families and friends are invited to unlock the treasures of the deep at an open house event taking place under and around the blue whale skeleton hanging in Memorial University's Core Science Facility (CSF). On Oct. 28 from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., visitors are invited to drop in to enjoy a series of interactive learning exhibitions from Memorial University's campuses. There is no charge to attend; however, registration is required. Visit here to register.


***NEW*** The Society of Petroleum Engineers is hosting a talk ‘Carbon Capture and Storage and the CO2 Storage Resources Management System (SRMS)’ to be presented by Rawdon Seager November 6 from 1 - 2pm at Memorial University Campus in the S.J. Carew (Engineering) Building, room EN-1054. This talk will look at some of the ways in which carbon dioxide can be stored and provide a review of the CO2 Storage SRMS framework prepared by the Society of Petroleum Engineers to classify and categorize the storable quantities. There is no fee and SPE non-members are welcome. RSVP here.

***NEW*** Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association (NLCA) presents the Women in Construction Forum 2023 on November 3, from 8am to 5pm at the Sheraton Hotel, St. John’s. The event is a platform for people of all genders to come together for professional development and support women's progress in the construction industry. For further details on the forum agenda and to register please click here.

***NEW*** Phil Helwig, P. Eng. (Retired) has published a paper titled “The Story of Grand Bay Bridge and its Demise” through The Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC). The paper is available here. Readers are invited to send comments or recollections of the area, the people and the bridge project to Mr. Helwig at

The Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR) is the oldest and largest engineering student design competition in Canada. MUN has won the bid to host the 2024 competition on its 50th anniversary of the competition and the first time it will be hosted in Atlantic Canada. The concrete toboggan technical exhibit will take place in St. John's on Feb 9th, 2024 and the race will be located at White Hills, Clarenville on Feb 10th, 2024. MUN Engineering Alumni volunteer group, the GNCTR organizing committee is asking for support from the local business community to help execute this competition. For more information on sponsorship and its benefit to your organization such as the job fair, or to sign up as a volunteer, please contact:


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