Save the Date | April 27, 2023

Summit Awards Gala

We celebrated our 2022 Summit Awards recipients at a virtual gala on April 21, 2022. The evening of celebration highlighted the amazing work these professionals do to benefit our local communities, included live music performed by UPTOWN, and a culinary demonstration lead by Executive Chef Serge Belair. Registration for next year's event will open in February 2023.

Gala Schedule

5:00 p.m.Virtual Reception
Culinary demonstration with Serge Belair
Live music by UPTOWN
6:00 p.m.Gala Begins
6:40 p.m.Entertainment Break
Live music by UPTOWN
6:50 p.m.Gala Resumes
7:30 p.m.Closing Remarks


Summit Award Statuettes

Meet the 2022 Award Recipients

Kashif Hussain, P.Eng., PhD

Community Service Award Recipient

Hadis Karimipour, P.Eng., PhD

Early Accomplishment Award Recipient

Biosolids and Willow Trees for a Low Carbon Economy

Environment & Sustainability Award Recipient

Dale Miller, P. Eng., P.E., FEC, FGC (Hon.)

Frank Spragins Technical Award Recipient

Cameron Franchuk, P.Eng.

Outstanding Mentor Award Recipient

2021 NGTL System Expansion - Compression Facilities

Project Achievement Award Recipient

Derek Lichti, P.Eng., PhD

Research Excellence Award Recipient

An Eventful Evening

Live Music 

Uptown Funk Group

UPTOWN performed live from their repertoire of over 400 songs spanning across six decades of chart-topping hits.

Cooking Demonstration

Chef Serge Belair

Executive Chef Serge Belair’s culinary demonstration showed attendees how to make two mouthwatering appetizers. Belair is considered one of Canada’s top culinary experts and has been a key influencer in building Edmonton’s reputation as an international culinary destination. 

Special thanks to the Summit Awards Gala 2022 presenting sponsor

The Personal Home and Auto Group Insurer

Culinary Demonstration Sponsors

Entertainment Sponsor

logo for Thurber Engineering Ltd

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Alison Thompson, P.Eng. 
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Braiding Strong Engineers
Jason Carey, P.Eng., PhD
Excellence in Education Award Recipient 

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Energy Engineer Calculates a Cooler Tomorrow
Amit Kumar, P.Eng., PhD
Research Excellence Award Recipient 

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APEGA’s Summit Awards

APEGA’s Summit Awards recognize professional engineers and professional geoscientists who have made outstanding contributions to the professions or to the community. Up to 11 awards are presented each year, chosen from nominations sent in by fellow members, colleagues, students, and the public.

Learn about the Summit Awards  Watch the 2021 Summit Awards Gala More about the 2022 Summit Awards nominations