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January 18, 2019

Central Alberta Branch News & Events 

February 6 | AGM & PD Evening: An Evening with Todd Hirsch

Alberta Treasury Branches' Chief Economist, Todd Hirsch, will present two talks relevant to the Albertan and Canadian economies. The Central Alberta Branch Annual General Meeting (AGM) will follow.

Connect with the Central Alberta Branch Online

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


Volunteer Opportunities

January 30 | Annual Red Deer College Engineering Students’ Night

Join fellow members as you share your experience in engineering with Red Deer College students. Interacting in an informal setting with engineers and engineers-in-training helps students decide on their specializations. This is an invaluable opportunity for them to learn about navigating their profession from experienced engineers—and you get to claim CPD hours.

The event takes place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Farside Lounge, pizza and snacks provided. RSVP to Wei Zhao at wei.zhao@rdc.ab.ca.

Science Olympics Volunteers

APEGA is looking for enthusiastic volunteers interested in sharing their passion for engineering and geoscience with students at the 2019 APEGA Science Olympics—Red Deer.


APEGA-Wide News, Events & Benefits

Winter PEG Online Now

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.

Virtual Resume Review Volunteers

APEGA is looking for volunteers with formal hiring experience to virtually review resumes for engineering and geoscience university students across Alberta.

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 the 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!

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 portal. For more information, visit the Member Self-Service Centre.

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.

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 for a full listing of events, and click on the individual registration pages for details on specific opportunities.


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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