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February 27, 2019

Edmonton Branch News & Events

March 13 | Edmonton Branch Luncheon: Start and Grow Your Technology-Based Company in Alberta’s Capital Region

Learn how to start and grow your technology-based company in Alberta, leveraging TEC Edmonton’s programs, services, and resources networks to accelerate you toward success. TEC is a prominent member of, and a gateway to, Alberta’s Regional Innovation Networks of public or not-for-profit organizations that mentor entrepreneurs and guide companies to plan the launch and growth of their technology-based businesses.

April 10 | Edmonton Branch Luncheon: Refining Bitumen in Alberta

Join the Edmonton branch learn more about the newest refinery in Alberta from those who run and engineer the facility.

May 15 | Edmonton Branch Luncheon: COSIA and Oilsands Innovation

Learn more about Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance’s (COSIA's) vision to enable responsible and sustainable growth of Canada’s oil sands while improving environmental performance.

Connect with the Edmonton Branch on Facebook

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

APEGA-Wide News, Events & Benefits

Vote Now in APEGA Election 2019

Everything you do as a professional member is informed by a council that oversees the APEGA professions. Visit our election page to get to know the Council candidates and be a voter. Voting is open now and continues until Thursday, March 14, at 4:30 p.m.

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.

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.

Volunteer Opportunities

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 Advances Equality and Diversity Project

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

Make Your Mentoring Mark

Make a valued impact on the next generation of professional engineers and professional geoscientists by volunteering with the APEGA Mentoring Program. Each mentoring partnership lasts a full year and can be done in person or online. Time commitment throughout the year is flexible. We encourage you to embark on this leadership role, contributing to a lifetime of good practice for your mentee.

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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