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Calgary Branch Edition
July 16, 2024
APEGA Registrar and CEO Appointed to Foreign Credential Advisory Committee
APEGA Registrar and CEO Appointed to Foreign Credential Advisory Committee
On July 4, 2024, the Government of Alberta (GOA) appointed 13 members to the newly established Foreign Credential Advisory Committee, including APEGA’s Registrar and CEO Jay Nagendran, P.Eng., FCAE, ICD.D, FEC, FGC (Hon.). This committee will provide recommendations to the GOA on how to improve foreign credential assessment and recognition for all regulated professions.
Webinar | Developing Self-Compassion
8/8/2024 12:00 p.m.
This one-hour interactive session will help you rediscover self-compassion and provide some tools to build this skill.
Webinar | Conflict Management in Challenged Projects
9/5/2024 9:00 a.m.
Join us for a two-hour session examining best practices for managing risk and communicating effectively on challenged projects.
Webinar | Lightbulb Moments at the Intersection of Emotional Intelligence and Systems Thinking
9/24/2024 12:00 p.m.
Join Darren Hopkins, P.Eng., to hear the story of the lowest point in his professional career and how he learned to reframe the situation and reshape the narrative using emotional intelligence and systems thinking.
In Person | Leadership in Safety and Risk Management
9/25/2024 9:00 a.m.
This two-day course explores the significance of leadership in fostering a conducive environment for risk management in engineering.
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Get Expert Knowledge Anytime, Anywhere with APEGA Nexus on Demand
If you were unable to attend APEGA Nexus live, you can now get the full conference on demand! Purchase your conference access soon so you have time to explore the sessions. On-demand sales end August 8. APEGA registrants, students, and groups get exclusive discounts.
Order of Canada Appointee
APEGA Past-President Appointed Member of the Order of Canada
APEGA extends a heartfelt congratulations to Nima Dorjee, CM, P.Eng., FEC, FGC (Hon.), APEGA past-president, on his June 2024 appointment as a member of the Order of Canada. This appointment reflects Dorjee's outstanding dedication to engineering, human rights, and community service.
A Century-Long Specialty - Eugene Bolstad, P.Eng.
A Century-Long Specialty
APEGA life member Eugene Bolstad, P.Eng., accomplished much throughout his career. From the caves of Sudbury to the roads of Alberta, his influence spans our communities, buildings, and roadways.
Volunteers Needed
Women in APEGA Advisory Group 
Are you a passionate engineer or geoscientist looking to create change? Are you a leader who wants to ensure a seat at the table for everyone? Are you driven to build community and advance diversity and inclusion within the professions? Now’s your chance.
Volunteers in the Women in APEGA Advisory Group provide key recommendations to APEGA’s registrar & chief executive officer on how to achieve the 30-by-30 goal and on APEGA’s current initiatives working towards equity, diversity, and inclusion. We encourage people with diverse backgrounds and experiences, allies, and non-members to apply.
Member Benefits - Garrett Agencies
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Save on Life Insurance and Health Spending Accounts with Garrett Agencies
APEGA registrants are eligible for exclusive insurance rates and can save $300 with no set-up fees on health spending accounts. 
WinSETT Leadership Program – WinSETT develops and delivers professional development sessions that are tailored to women and underrepresented people in the science, engineering, trades, and technology (SETT) fields throughout Canada. Explore the Skill Builders program today.
Upcoming PD Opportunities from Engineers and Geoscientists British     
Columbia (EGBC) 
– Check out some of the upcoming professional development sessions and events from EGBC.
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