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September 14, 2017 e-PEG Extra

APEGA Seeks Nominations for Council

The search continues for candidates to run in the 2018 APEGA Council election. If you would like to submit your nomination, you must do so by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 29, to be considered by APEGA's Nominating Committee. Visit the Member Self-Service Centre to begin your nomination. More information can be found in the Summer 2017 edition of The PEG.

August 25, 2017 e-PEG

Submit a Summit Awards Nomination before September 15

Time is running out to shine a light on engineering and geoscience excellence. Nominate a project or colleague today for a Summit Award! Recognize outstanding Professional Engineers and Professional Geoscientists for their innovation, leadership, and community contributions.

APEGA Council Election Self-Nominating Process is Underway

The search for candidates to run in the 2018 APEGA Council election has begun. Members seeking election must submit their nominations by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 29, 2017 to be considered by APEGA's Nominating Committee. More information can be found in the Summer 2017 edition of The PEG. Begin your nomination in the Member Self-Service Centre.

Information Session: ASET Proposals on Scope of Practice for Technologists

Join APEGA at one of our information sessions to learn about legislative changes ASET has proposed to the government as part of the legislative review project. Register for one of our information sessions in locations across Alberta.

Geoscientists Canada Searching for New CEO

The CEO will administer and implement programs consistent with Geoscientists Canada's mission, vision, strategic direction, and objectives. The deadline to apply is September 13.


Events

Fun on the Links 

Join APEGA's branches in Calgary, Central Alberta, Lethbridge and Peace Region for their upcoming charity golf tournaments. Support the education of future Professional Engineers and Professional Geoscientists!

Edmonton Branch Funicular (and More) Tour

Get a sneak peak of the city's new funicular – and the entire Mechanized River Valley Access (MRVA) project – before it opens to the public. The September 8 tour will be followed by a social mixer at APEGA's downtown office. Registration is limited to 30 participants, so don't delay.


Volunteer Opportunities

Love Geoscience? Volunteer at the APEGA Rock & Fossil Clinic

We're recruiting passionate volunteers for the annual APEGA Rock & Fossil Clinic – Edmonton. Inspire the next generation of geoscientists by identifying their rock, fossil, and mineral samples. Manage hands-on activity stations and show off your own geological samples. 

Share Your Ideas: APEGA's Science Olympics Curriculum Competition

Get kids excited about engineering and geoscience! Submit your creative project ideas for the chance to share your passion with Grade 1 to 12 students across the province and win a prize. Or apply for a position on our Science Olympics Work Group.

Want to Give Back to Your Profession? Join us as a Volunteer

Support our statutory boards and share your knowledge on a subject matter expert panel. Positions we’re now recruiting for include the Appeal Board, the Discipline Committee, the Investigative Committee, and subject matter experts for outsourcing of professional work, and the Registration Committee.


Professional Development – APEGA

Learn while you earn Continuing Professional Development program hours.

Professional Development – Other

Canada's Energy Geoscientists: Fall Education Program

Courses include Unconventional Reservoirs, Geosteering, Image Log Analysis, Personal Development, Reserves Evaluation, and Sedimentology. CSPG is also offering a 5-day Clastic Exploration School with David James. 

IT Conference for Infrastructure and Utilities

Join your peers at the only Canadian conference of its kind, September 26-28 in Regina.

Concrete Design Handbook 4th Edition Seminar

This one-day seminar will provide an overview of the main changes to the CSA A23.3-14 standard and advancements in the handbook, Canada’s premier guide for concrete design.   
Edmonton (October 2) 
Calgary (October 3)

Help Grow Calgary's Tech Sector at PivotTech 2017

This one-day event October 5 will bring together professionals, employers (including entrepreneurs and startups), educational institutions, the provincial government, and workforce support organizations interested in growing Calgary’s tech sector and tapping into the city’s skilled talent pool.

Call for Abstracts – Resources for Future Generations, Vancouver, June 2018

Would you like to help influence the creation of a sustainable future? Submit your abstract showcasing advances in earth sciences, education, and innovation. 


Member Benefits

NEW! APEGA Members are eligible to join our Wireless Program Powered by Rogers and receive exclusive market-leading rate plans. For more information please contact memberwireless@apega.ca  or visit the Member Self-Service Centre.

Discover the Rewards of APEGA's Mentoring Program

Our online matching software lets you quickly find a mentor or mentee. Start your application today! Watch for our online orientation sessions – coming soon.

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