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January 30, 2019

Calgary Branch News & Events

February 6 | Calgary Branch PD Evening: Do You Really Know Where Your Data (and Wells) are Located?

The oil and gas industry faces issues with ensuring the position information of wells and seismic surveys is accurate. Understanding location errors can minimize many risks, including improperly estimating reserves and mislocating future wells.

February 28 | Calgary Branch Luncheon: Alberta Electricity System Evolvement

Join Gary Hart, P.Eng., AltaLink’s Chief Operating Officer, as he explores emerging technology, its ability to disrupt or enhance the industry, and what the next steps are for utilities and the province’s electricity transmission backbone. Don’t miss out on this great session.

March 6 | Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Liquids Pipeline Lead Detection But Were Afraid to Ask

Douglas Robertson, P.Eng., and Al-Aziz Moosa, P.Eng., will discuss TransCanada's approach to detecting leaks in liquids pipelines. The presentation will touch on the regulatory environment, TransCanada's commitment to safe transport of liquid hydrocarbons, and TransCanada's multi-level approach to leak detection. Also planned is a discussion on new leak detection technologies.

Connect with the Calgary Branch Online

Find out what’s happening in your branch and community through the Calgary Branch Facebook page or on our web page.

APEGA-Wide News, Events & Benefits

APEGA Advances Equality and Diversity Project

APEGA is working with the Department for Women & Gender Equality to look at workplace barriers facing female engineering and geoscience professionals. Want to share your thoughts? Take the survey

If you’re interested in participating in a deeper discussion about the status of women and equity in the professions, you can submit your contact information at the end of the survey or register for a consultation.

Read the Winter PEG

Make the most of your vote in APEGA Election 2019—find out how in the year-end edition of The PEG magazine. Also: check out the discipline decisions appearing in our blue pages, read your President’s take on Alberta’s future use of its deep pool of engineering and geoscience talent, and impress your friends with details about Calgary’s spectacular new library, the U.K.’s space program, and Antarctica’s disappearing under-glacier lakes.

Ivan Finlay Leadership Award

The Ivan Finlay Leadership Award recognizes Alberta university engineering and geoscience students who demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities. The award includes a prize of $1,000. Nomination deadline is February 15, 2019.

APEGA Wireless Program Powered by Rogers

Get access to exclusive member rates starting as low as $49 per month for a 3GB voice and data plan. This offer is only available through the APEGA Member Self-Service Centre.

Events & Professional Development Calendar

Our new professional development listings are up and ready for registration. Spots are limited, so register early to avoid disappointment. Group and company discounts apply. Visit the Events & Professional Development Calendar.

Volunteer Opportunities

APEGA’s Mentoring Program is Available Throughout Alberta

Potential mentees and mentors are invited to participate in APEGA’s mentoring program.

Mentees: Did you know that e-mentoring is an option? Consider connecting with a mentor via Skype, Facetime, email, or phone! It will save you time and increase opportunities to connect with a mentor with qualifications and background you are looking for.

Mentors: Consider e-mentoring by Skype, Facetime, email or phone. Mentees apply to our program from throughout Alberta. Give them a chance to connect with you!

Interested in What Other Branches Are Up To?

Across the province, 10 APEGA branches connect professionals to their peers by offering great learning, social, and volunteer opportunities. But if one branch isn’t quite enough, be sure to check out the newsletters APEGA distributes in other areas of the province. Click on the appropriate branch name, then on Branch Newsletter on the left-hand menu.

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