APEGA Ethics Workshop

The APEGA Ethics Workshop helps eligible undergraduate students in engineering and geoscience understand how to achieve a rewarding career. All interested individuals are welcome to attend the workshop, but only undergraduate students from the University of Alberta, the University of Calgary, and Mount Royal University will be eligible to use the coupon code to save on application fees and first-year dues. 

The workshop is held twice annually, in spring and fall, and has 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.
  • Watch a keynote presentation by an inspirational leader in the professions.
  • Receive substantial savings on application fees and first-year dues upon completing the workshop.

How to attend

  • Educational institutions notify eligible engineering and geoscience undergraduate students when registration opens for an upcoming workshop.
  • 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 web page.
  • APEGA lists the workshops on the events calendar.

2024 workshops

  • March 16, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • November 16, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.


  • Contact your educational institution if you have questions related to eligibility for undergraduate students.
  • Email [email protected] if you have questions about registering as a member-in-training. However, please review the application information on apega.ca/apply/membership first.
  • Email [email protected] if you have questions about the virtual workshop. All registered students will receive access details by email prior to the workshop.

NEW: To save on application fees and first-year dues, students must start their application within six months of attending the workshop. Once they have started their application, students will have 90 days to complete it.

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 inquiries and ring replacements are to be directed to the wardens or stewards.