APEGA Ethics Workshop

The APEGA Ethics Workshop helps eligible undergrad students in engineering and geoscience understand how to achieve a rewarding career. APEGA hosts the workshops in the spring and fall.

Eligibility for this workshop and the subsequent application discount is limited to graduating University of Alberta, University of Calgary, and Mount Royal undergraduate students in engineering or geoscience.

The workshops have been held in a virtual format since 2020.

Workshop Benefits:

  • Review real life case studies with ethical dilemmas to discuss and understand the outcomes.
  • Learn the registration and application process for Members-in-Training.
  • A keynote presentation by an inspirational leader in the professions.
  • Receive substantial savings towards application fees and first-year dues upon completing the workshop.

How to Attend:

  • Eligible engineering and geoscience undergrad students are notified by their educational institutions when registration for an upcoming workshop is available.
  • Information and the registration link are emailed to students or posted on the student resources page of the institution's school of engineering or geoscience webpage.
  • APEGA lists the workshops on the events calendar

2023 Workshops:

  • March 25, 2023 (COMPLETE)
  • November 2023 TBC


  • Questions related to eligibility are to be directed to the educational institution.
  • Questions related to registering as a Member-in-Training are to be directed to [email protected]. However, please review the application information on apega.ca/apply/membership first.
  • Questions related to the virtual workshop can be directed to [email protected]. All registered students will receive access details by email prior to the workshop.

NEW: Students who attend the workshop will have six months to start their application. Once started, applications must be completed within 90 days.

Iron Ring and Earth Ring Ceremonies

The Iron Ring Ceremony is hosted separately by the Corporation of the Seven Wardens and the Earth Ring Ceremony is hosted separately by the Earth Ring Stewards. These ceremonies are usually held on alternate dates to the APEGA Ethics Workshop. All iron or earth ring ceremony enquiries and ring replacements are to be directed to the wardens or stewards.