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News Notice
January 27, 2022
Member Engagement Sessions - Future By-law Changes
Council invites all members to participate in open online engagement sessions discussing potential by-law changes for 2022. Engagement sessions will be held today on Thursday, January 27, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. and Tuesday, February 1, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Additional information about the proposed by-law changes can be found in our news story.

Spaghetti Bridge Breaking Goes Virtual for 2022
The Association is pleased to offer school groups the opportunity to take part in a modified version of our popular annual engineering challenge by having their spaghetti trusses broken during a live virtual event, taking place on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. For more information, including how to register, visit the event page.
Introduction to Professionalism Online Learning Module
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba has developed a series of online learning modules to help practitioners find more accessible ways to fulfil their ProDev requirements. The Introduction to Professionalism module is currently active, with plans to add more modules in the future. Members have access to the Learning Modules through the Quick Links after they log into their online profile. Further information about the modules can be found in our news story.

Career Opportunities
Indigenous Instructor - Department of Biosystems Engineering
The Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and Price Faculty of Engineering encourage Indigenous (First Nations, Metis, and Inuit) scholars to apply for this full-time probationary instructor position. Please see the career listing for full details. The end date to apply is February 15, 2022.

Volunteer Opportunities
Nominating Committee - Multiple Positions
The Nominating Committee is looking for four new members: three professional members, one of which needs to be a professional geoscientist, and one intern (engineering or geoscience) who have a well-connected network with other professional members, an understanding of governance, succession planning, board/Council functions, as well as experience in the field of Human Resources. The Nominating Committee assists Council in identifying election candidates for councillors for the upcoming election, replacing any vacancies on Council who meet the criteria for councillors as described in the Governance Policy, in a manner consistent with the Act and by-laws, and takes into consideration the broadest possible diversity of the membership. Please see the call for volunteers for full details.
Professional Development Opportunities
Project Management ProfessionalTM Prep Course - February 22 - March 31, 2022
The Arab Members Chapter of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba is pleased to announce a Project Management ProfessionalTM (PMP) certification preparation course for 2022. The course will be two days (Tuesday and Thursday) for six weeks with each session lasting three hours. As the Chapter supports professional development, the first two participants to pass the PMP exam within six months of the course end date will receive 50% off of exam fees. Please see the event listing for more information.

Nature-based Infrastructure Solutions to Enhance Resilience (A BRACE/MCRT Course) - February 23, 2022
This course, hosted by Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba, is the ninth and final Building Regional Adaptation Capacity and Expertise (BRACE)/ Manitoba Climate Resilience Training (MCRT) course in the nine-course Foundational and Infrastructure path specifically recommended for infrastructure professionals. This 90-minute introductory course delivers three brief sessions on defining natural infrastructure, key planning and design considerations, and financing considerations with benefit-cost analyses. To learn more about this online course, please see the event listing.
Dealing with Micro-aggression and Conflict in the Workplace - February 26, 2022
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba invites members to join this exclusive three-hour training session on dealing with micro-aggression and conflict in the workplace, presented by certified mediators Delia Joseph and Karen Ridd. This training is limited to 35 participants and the Association is providing this training at a subsidized cost of $75 (regular $114/person). To register online, please see the event listing.
Looking for more online training opportunities? Click here to access a full listing of training delivered online.