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September 29, 2017

APEGA News

Information Sessions on ASET and Proposed Changes to Joint Legislation

Learn about and understand the joint regulatory relationship between APEGA and the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) and how it relates to protecting the public. Participate in a free info session about the legislative changes ASET has proposed to the government as part of the legislative review project. Sessions are offered on various dates in October and November, both online and in several locations throughout Alberta.

APEGA Mentoring Program Expands Provincewide

No matter where you live in Alberta, you can now join our mentoring program! Find your perfect mentoring match, from Lethbridge to Fort McMurray and beyond.

Salary Survey Highlights Live Now in Fall PEG

How valuable is your professional work? APEGA's summary of the salary survey features infographics, statistics, and graphs, and it's the cover story of the fall PEG.

Engineers Canada Recruits Chief Executive Officer

Engineers Canada is currently accepting applications for its next Chief Executive Officer. To learn more about this position and how to apply, visit the posting on the Engineers Canada website.

Geoscientists Canada CEO Search Continues

Geoscientists Canada has extended its search for a new Chief Executive Officer until October 3. View the job posting here.


Events

APEGA Rock & Fossil Clinic – October 14, 2017

Free, family-friendly event designed to introduce the wonders of geoscience to people of all ages.


Professional Development – APEGA

October 4 – Foundations of Career Branding for the Future of Work and your Career

Discover how to land a job in the current economy. Brand yourself for Edmonton's new job market.

Isolation Techniques in Piping Systems to Prevent Major Incidents

Explore various piping layouts used in chemical process unit operations, refinery operations, and pipeline operations.


Member Benefits

APEGA Members are eligible to join APEGA's wireless program powered by Rogers and receive exclusive market-leading rate plans. For more information, please contact memberwireless@apega.ca or visit the Member Self-Service Centre.

Enterprise Holdings (Enterprise and National Car) – Enterprise will offer a 10% discount on all car rentals within Alberta and 5% across North America.

APEGA Job Board

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Volunteer Opportunities

Make a Difference: Volunteer with APEGA

Have you thought about volunteering? APEGA has a range of opportunities for all levels of commitment and interest.

University Outreach

Our Calgary and Edmonton University Outreach are seeking volunteers to participate in several soft-skill events.


Professional Development & Events – Other

WISEST turns 35

Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science & Technology (WISEST) is celebrating 35 years of encouraging diversity and empowering women to pursue science, engineering, and technology. Join the festivities on October 12, which include Portal Theatre's NoBelles and a post-show discussion. Panelists include:

  • Dr. Margaret-Ann Armour, APEGA Honorary Member, Associate Dean of Diversity, Faculty of Science, University of Alberta
  • Linda Duncan, Member of Parliament, Edmonton-Strathcona
  • Dr. Ania Ulrich, P.Eng., Associate Dean (Outreach), Faculty of Engineering, U of A
  • Dr. Erica Tiong, Organic Chemist, Gilead Sciences

TELUS World of Science – Edmonton 2018 Science Fellowship Applications Now Open

The award recognizes individuals early in their careers who have demonstrated outstanding contributions in the STEM fields, including research, teaching, entrepreneurship, communications, and innovation. The recipient will be recognized at a TELUS World of Science event, given a monetary award, and provided a professional development scholarship.

Canadian Prairies Group of Chartered Engineers Connects Industry Experts

The Canadian Prairies Group of Chartered Engineers (CPGCE) is a multi-disciplinary group of members of British engineering institutions who reside in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and the Northwest Territories. The next presentation, on November 11, features Angus Chu, P.Eng., PhD, Assistant Professor, Engineering for the Environment, at the University of Calgary, speaking about the Pine Creek Wastewater Treatment Centre. Find out more on the CPGCE website.

November 17 – Workshop: Bolted Flange Connections

Featuring the history and use of bolted flange connections – design theory; installation, assembly, and maintenance; rules and recommendations for Alberta; Q &A. This workshop is intended for those involved in the specification, procurement, design, installation, and maintenance of bolted flange connections. Email nas.asme@gmail.com for more information.

November 2-5: Passive House Design and Construction

This four-day course covers the technical, economic and policy elements of Passive House buildings. Participants will learn how to apply Passive House principles in the context of building envelope, windows and mechanical systems.