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February 13, 2019

Lakeland Branch News & Events

February 22 | Lakeland Branch Annual General Meeting

We invite you to participate in the Lakeland Branch’s Annual General Meeting, where we will discuss branch business and elect the new branch executives.

March 15 | Beat the Winter Blues: Lakeland Branch Tubing Night

Beat the winter blues! Members of the APEGA Lakeland Branch and their families are invited to an evening of tubing at Kinosoo Ridge Snow Resort. Participants over the age of two can enjoy riding the tube park, and participants of all ages are welcome to enjoy the warmth of the fire pit. A free hot chocolate will be provided to each participant. S’mores, roasting marshmallows, and jumbo hot dogs will be available for purchase at the Koko Shack.

Connect with the Lakeland Branch on Facebook

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

APEGA-Wide News, Events & Benefits

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.

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.

Check Out 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.

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

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 are holding in-person and virtual sessions to meet with members of all gender identities to discuss barriers women face in the engineering and geoscience workplace.

APEGA's Mentoring Program is Available Throughout Alberta

Potential mentees and mentors are invited to participate in APEGA’s mentoring program. Consider connecting via Skype, FaceTime, email, or phone to make the most of your mentoring relationship.

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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