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News Notice
January 16, 2020
Looking Back Through Our Century: January 1923
The Great Falls Generating Station was built by WERCo. and opened on January 4, 1923. Located on the Winnipeg River, the generating station pioneered a number of new design features that have since become common practice in power plant development. To learn more, see the full news story.
Women in Engineering and Geoscience Mentorship Program Panel Discussion
The Women in Engineering and Geoscience Mentorship Program held it's third event of the year on January 14. Nusraat Masood, EIT, Neemee Batstone, P.Eng., FEC, and Shane Mailey P.Eng., FEC, were panelists for a discussion on Mentorship, Coaching, and Sponsorship. To learn more, see the full news story.
Winnipeg Free Press Engineering Supplement
As part of Provincial Engineering and Geoscience Week (PEGW), the Association is partnering with the Winnipeg Free Press to publish a special section celebrating and showcasing Manitoba's outstanding engineers and geoscientists. You are invited to be part of this special section with an editorial profile or advertisement. For more info, see the Winnipeg Free Press Supplement Guidelines.
Volunteer Opportunities
Provincial Engineering and Geoscience Week (PEGW) - Multiple Positions
March is National Engineering Month and, here in Manitoba, PEGW is held to promote engineering and geoscience as career choices, celebrate engineering and geoscience within our province, and to draw attention to the vital role that engineering and geoscience play in our daily lives. This year, PEGW will be recognized from March 1 to March 8 with events taking place at multiple schools within Winnipeg and at Kildonan Place Mall. Volunteers play a vital role in the success of this week and are needed for such events as the Spaghetti Bridge Competition, Association Booth, and Children's Activities. Please review the call for volunteers for full details and times when volunteers are needed.
Manitoba Robot Games - Multiple Positions
Manitoba Robot Games is hosting their 25th games on March 21 and once again they need volunteers to make the event successful. Volunteering at the Robot Games is an easy and fun way to promote science and engineering in Manitoba, help out with the education of kids, and meet other professionals. If interested in volunteering, please visit their volunteer registration webpage.
Upcoming Events
Lunch 'n' Learn: Professionalism - January 23, 2020
What is professionalism? Where did it come from and when did it start?
Join the Association's Lunch 'n' Learn to hear a 45-minute presentation by CEO and Registrar, Grant Koropatnick, P.Eng., FEC. For more information and to register, please visit the event page. Can't attend in person? Join us by webinar!
Centennial Speaker Series: Cargo Airships for Scheduled Supply and Emergency Response in the Arctic - January 28, 2020
Join us for our first Centennial Speaker Series as we hear from Dr. Barry E. Prentice about cargo airships in the Arctic. For more information and to register, please visit the event page. Webinar option also available.
Construction Safety Association of Manitoba's Annual Conference - CSAM: THE Safety Conference - February 11-12, 2020
With 26 workshops to choose from, plus a one-of-a-kind trade show, it will be two days of safety training, leadership development, and industry networking, you won't want to miss this safety training opportunity. For more information and to register, please visit the event page.
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba Day at FortWhyte Alive - February 22, 2020
As part of our Centennial Celebrations, come check out FortWhyte Alive, admission is on us! Join us for a day of hiking, snowshoeing, tobogganing, scavenger hunts, and fresh bannock over the fire. For more information and to register, please visit the event page.
Centennial Recognition Gala - April 4, 2020
Purchase your tickets by February 8 to take advantage of our early bird pricing!
Join us for this once in a lifetime event to celebrate the history of engineering regulation in our province over the last 100 years. Featuring highlights from the past 100 years, an evening of unforgettable entertainment, special Centennial showcase, Bob McDonald from CBC's Quirks and Quarks as our Master of Ceremonies, dance with the Big City All Star Band, and much more! Get your tickets now!