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May 1, 2019

Edmonton Branch News & Events

May 15 | Edmonton Branch Luncheon: COSIA and Oilsands Innovation

Join the Edmonton Branch to learn more about Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance and its vision to enable responsible and sustainable growth of Canada’s oil sands. COSIA accelerates improvement in environmental performance through collaborative action and innovation.

August 28 | Edmonton Branch Annual Charity Golf Tournament

The Edmonton Branch is excited to announce that the Annual Charity Branch Golf Tournament is now open for registration and sponsorship! Join us for a day of golf, networking, and fun in support of the APEGA Foundation.

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

APEGA 2018 Annual Report

Each spring, APEGA produces a report of its activities, statistics, and finances, which it submits to the Alberta Legislature. This is a requirement of the Engineering and Geoscience Professions Act and the Minister of Labour, who is responsible for APEGA. Read the 2018 Annual Report here.

Safety Through Cinema

Join us on May 15 for a special screening of Deepwater Horizon and learn about Safety Through Cinema as part of Safety and Health Week. RSVP today to reserve your free ticket and free popcorn.

Help Us Help Children in Need

Use your engineering skills differently! APEGA is excited to launch a new outreach initiative in which we will design, build, test, and approve a motorized vehicle for a child with mobility challenges by the end of 2019. If you are a P.Eng. in Edmonton or surrounding area and believe your skills would be useful for this project, please contact outreach@apega.ca for more information today.

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.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Information Sessions

Want to learn more about APEGA Outreach volunteer opportunities? Register for our volunteer information sessions on May 11 in Calgary and June 1 in Edmonton!

Equality and Diversity Consultations

APEGA is looking for members who would like to participate in the consultation phase of a program supported by the Department for Women & Gender Equality (formerly Status of Women Canada). We have virtual sessions scheduled to meet with members to discuss barriers women face in the engineering and geoscience workplace. Register here

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.

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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