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News Notice
October 21, 2021

Now Accepting Applications to EngGeoMB Mentorship Program
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba is pleased to announce that registration is now open for our new Mentorship Program! The program is designed to support the skill development, community growth, and professional and personal goal achievement of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba members from intern to advanced level professionals.This is a yearly program which runs from January to December and includes quarterly mentoring events. To learn more and apply for the program, please review the Mentorship Program webpage.

Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba Staff Enrolled in Indigenous Canada Online Course
Shared at last week's AGM, as part of the Association's commitment to better understand the issues faced by Indigenous peoples and further our reconciliation efforts, all staff members have been enrolled in Indigenous Canada, a free course offered by the University of Alberta's Faculty of Native Studies. This 12-part course explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada. Additional training for members and practitioners is planned for the future through EngGeoMB.

Friends of Engineering to Match Gifts to Scholarship Fund
Earlier this year, the Price Faculty of Engineering and Friends of Engineering lost a great friend in Dean Emeritus, Dr. Douglas (Doug) Ruth. Friends of Engineering, in partnership with the Price Faculty of Engineering and the University of Manitoba, has announced that it will be matching all gifts made to the Douglas and Beverly Ruth Centenary Award in Engineering, up to $10,000, from now until December 31, 2021. An additional fifty cents match from the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative has been secured, meaning every dollar given will be matched at 150 per cent. Read the UM Today news story for more information on how to support this initiative.
Professional Development Opportunities
Ingenium Professional Development Seminars - October 26-29, 2021
It's not too late to register for Ingenium 2021! Can't join live? All content will be recorded and available until January 2022, so you can get access to the four live keynote sessions, four interactive workshops, and ten live seminar sessions, as well as exclusive on-demand content for just $100 plus GST ($125 for those not registered with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba). See the Ingenium webpage for more information and to register online.
Ingenium 2021 Awards Ceremony - November 5, 2021
This year's award ceremony, hosted virtually, will honour member achievements and corporate contributions in the fields of engineering and geoscience and is complimentary to all who want to attend! The awards ceremony will include a virtual event space that will allow mingling and networking with fellow attendees. Those in Winnipeg can also opt to have a gourmet picnic box delivered to them before the afternoon's awards ceremony for just $20 plus GST, courtesy of our sponsor Canada Life. Check out the event listing to learn more and to register.
Design Professional Webinar - Resilient Design and the Evolving Standard of Care - November 3, 2021
This 75-minute program begins with an overview of resilient design and how this concept is shaped by human and natural events, with a primary focus on climate-driven change. A variety of resilient design exposures are explored from the perspective of hazard and exposure analysis. The webinar will conclude with solutions and best practices that can be implemented to help communicate program requirements to owners while safeguarding infrastructure and public health, safety, and welfare. Check out the event listing to register online.

Looking for more online training opportunities? Click here to access a full listing of training delivered online.