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June 7, 2019

Edmonton Branch News & Events

July 2 | Edmonton Branch Golf Lesson and Appetizers

The APEGA Edmonton Branch invites members to socialize and improve their golf game at a discounted rate at one of Edmonton’s premier golf courses. The event includes one hour of instruction by PGA of Canada instructors followed by appetizers in the clubhouse. Don’t miss this opportunity to improve your skills ahead of the Edmonton Branch Charity Golf Tournament!

August 28 | Edmonton Branch Annual Charity Golf Tournament

The APEGA Edmonton Branch’s 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.

APEGA-Wide Top Story

June 19 | Edmonton Branch President’s Visit

George Eynon, P.Geo., is APEGA’s 100th President, and this is your chance to meet him and hear him speak. President's Visits are held throughout the province, and this one is in Edmonton. It’s your chance to receive updates from the president and participate in valuable discussions about the professions.

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 STEMester Program

APEGA STEMester takes Grade 10 students beyond traditional classroom learning, preparing them for future careers through hands-on projects. Get involved as a hosting permit holder, a partner school, or a student. Learn more about this exciting new program.

Notarius: Digital Signatures

As organizations move from paper to electronic filing, one of the key challenges in the transformation is authenticating files. During this session, you will discover the diverse types of digital signatures and how you can use them to sign distinct types of documents as a person, a professional, a department, or an organization. Find the next available Edmonton session here.

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.

Interested in Professional Development?

Customize your learning experience with the many professional development (PD) options we have available to top up your continuing professional development hours. On most occasions, you can find valuable PD sessions that are free to attend. Whatever your PD goals, we have a session that’s right for you. Explore our PD opportunities here.

Volunteer Opportunities

NPPE Question Author

APEGA members are invited to volunteer to help produce new, high-quality examination questions to add to the National Professional Practice Examination (NPPE) item bank to be used on future administrations of the NPPE.

Investigative Committee Member

The APEGA Investigative Committee is a statutory committee established under the Engineering and Geoscience Professions Act. Its mandate is to investigate complaints against APEGA members and permit holders received by the Registrar's designate in accordance with the requirements of the Act.

Registration Committee Subject Matter Expert

APEGA is looking for members to act as subject matter experts (SMEs) on the Registration Committee. The primary duty of an SME is to review and provide recommendations on whether an applicant for professional registration has met the minimum requirements for registration.

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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