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November 1, 2018

Yellowhead Branch News & Events

November 14 | Wings Night

Join the APEGA Yellowhead Branch for a night of networking and camaraderie over a basket of wings and a drink per person. Meet and connect with fellow colleagues and APEGA members in an informal setting.

Connect with the Yellowhead Branch Online

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

APEGA-Wide News, Events & Benefits

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.

APEGA on the Big Screen

We have erupted onto the big screen! Check out our exciting new video about how professional engineers and professional geoscientists shape Alberta. It will precede every showing of the IMAX film Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation, which is currently playing at the TELUS World of Science.

Read All About It in the Fall PEG

The PEG connects you to a great big world of engineering and geoscience, at home and beyond. Take a peek at the latest issue to learn a few tips for succeeding in a tricky economy. In Movers & Shakers, read about a former University of Alberta student who is sending satellites into space. Check out The Watch to find out how researchers are engineering “microbreweries” that can monitor radiation. And don’t miss summary results of our 2018 Salary Survey.

Volunteer Opportunities

K-12 Classroom Expert

APEGA Outreach is looking for enthusiastic volunteers interested in sharing their passion for engineering and geoscience with K-12 students. Volunteers will be asked to visit K-12 classrooms in their region or connect with classrooms virtually to act as subject-matter experts. Specific topics will relate to the science or math curriculum students are learning in school, but will vary based on the requests we receive. Successful applicants can be located anywhere in 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 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!

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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