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Tuesday, March 5
Military vs. Civilian Engineers Challenge
Wednesday, Feb. 27
National launch of EnGenious.ca website
Calgary (Grades 1-12)
Saturday, Feb. 23, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Stampede Park, Big Four Building, Hall C
Cold Lake (Grades 6-8)
Wednesday, Feb. 27 (Time TBD)
Cold Lake Energy Centre
Edmonton (Grades 1-12)
Saturday, March 2, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Shaw Conference Centre, Hall A
Red Deer (Grades 7-12)
Saturday, March 2, 12:30-4:30 p.m.
Westpark Middle School
Medicine Hat (Grades 4-7)
Saturday, March 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Kiwanis Regional Science Fair & APEGA Science Olympics
Medicine Hat College
Lethbridge (Grades 4-12)
Saturday, April 13, 12:30-4 p.m.
Lethbridge Regional Science Fair & APEGA Science Olympics
University of Lethbridge
Lloydminster (Grades 9-10)
Date and location TBA
Peace Country (Grades 7-12)
Date and location TBA
Saturday, March 16, 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Jenkins Theatre, Mount Royal University
4825 Mount Royal Gate S.W., Calgary
Free event includes eight fascinating talks on a range of paleontological topics. Plus posters and fossil displays. In conjunction with the CSPG Palaeontological Division and the Mount Royal University Earth Sciences Department. Details albertapaleo.org.
CO2 Car Races
Friday, March 15, 4-9 p.m.
West Edmonton Mall
Students compete in the CO2 Muscle Car, Sprint Car and Show Car classes. University of Alberta Faculty of Engineering students will be on site to engage guests and participants in fun challenges and demonstrations at the NewCap Stage.
100 Anderson Rd. S.E., Calgary
Smartphones from canned salmon? How about an iPad from peas? Theme for the eighth annual Canstruction Calgary competition is Gizmos and Gadgets. On March 14, starting at 9 a.m., teams of Professional Engineers, architects, contractors, designers and students will CANstruct their favourite, can’t-live-without CANtraption. Exhibits on display March 15-22. Food will be donated to the Calgary Food Bank. Details canstructioncalgary.com.
NEGM Lectures and Events
Dates and locations TBD
Held by the University of Alberta Engineering Students’ Society and the University of Alberta Engineers Without Borders chapter. Among activities: a large-scale game of Jenga, professor-student mixer. Details ess.ualberta.ca or ualberta.ewb.ca.
Second Annual Traces Engineering Art Show
March 18-28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (weekdays only)
University of Alberta
Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) & Natural Resources Engineering Facility
Exploring the lingering impacts we have on the people we interact with, the environment we live in, and the world at large. Engineering students, faculty and professionals share their creative sides. Various media, from photography to painting, spoken word to aerial acrobatics. Details engineeringspaces.ca.
Traces Lecture Series: Ideas to Action – Engineering, Architecture and Design
ETLC Solarium, 12-1:30 p.m.
Light refreshments provided
Professional Engineers have a moral responsibility to take an interest in the esthetic and human aspects of their designs. Dr. Jeff DiBattista, P.Eng., and Donna Clare, principals at DIALOG, expand on the idea that collaboration among designers holds the key to success. Details engineeringspaces.ca.
NEGM Gala and Traces Closing Reception
March 28, 5-9 p.m. (performances at 6)
Celebrate the end of NEGM with the U of A Faculty of Engineering, the Engineering Students’ Society, Engineers Without Borders and the Traces Engineering Art Show. Enjoy an evening of food and drinks (created by local Professional Engineers), conversation and performance art.
NEGM Drop-In Events
Dates and locations TBD.
Engineering Spring Formal
Date and location TBD
Students, faculty and alumni come together to celebrate NEGM. Awards are presented to graduating students who have made outstanding contributions to the community. Details ess.ualberta.ca.
University of Alberta campus and greater community
ESS will hand-deliver a pie to the face of a friend – or enemy – of your choice, in exchange for a donation to Habitat for Humanity. Details ess.ualberta.ca.
University of Calgary campus and greater community
Students and faculty raise thousands of dollars for Calgary Urban Project Society, while hand delivering pies to the faces of colleagues. Details ess.ucalgary.ca.
Dress and dine with fellow graduates, professors and guests. Special speeches, student awards. Details ess.ucalgary.ca.
First and Second Year Student Dinner
This annual event is the highlight of the second semester for first- and second-year students, who are introduced to faculty and industry reps, and served a four-star meal. Awards presented to professors and students. Details at ess.ucalgary.ca.
Engg vs. Geoscience Dodgeball Game
Time and location TBD
Collaboration & Collectedness
Activities designed to raise the profile and highlight the accomplishments of U of C EWB’s professional members – in an environment of sharing and learning. Details at ucalgary.ca/ewb.
Tuesday, March 5
Wine & Cheese and Silent Auction,
Art Gallery of Calgary, 5:30-8 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12
Connection 360: Networking & Panel Discussion for Women in Engineering
U of C MacEwan Hall
Thursday, March 14
MacEwan Hall, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Wednesday, March 20
Global Engineering Guest Lecture
APEGA President Leah Lawrence, P.Eng.
U of C Rosa Centre, 6-7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 23
Battle of Alberta
Sustainable Energy Design Competition Initiation
Saturday, March 30
Battle of Alberta,
Sustainable Energy Design Competition Finals Judging