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News Notice
February 10, 2022
One Week Left to Submit EngGeoMB 2022 Award Nominations!
Time is running out to submit your 2022 Award nominations! Awards are presented in a variety of categories and recognize outstanding Manitoba engineers and geoscientists, teams, and employers. Additional information about the awards, including nomination criteria and forms, can be found on our website. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, February 18, 2022.

Telesat Offering National Women in STEM Scholarship Program
Telesat, one of the world's largest and most innovative satellite operators, recently launched their 2022 Women in STEM scholarship. The 2022 Women in STEM scholarship program is aimed at closing the gender gap and inspiring the next generation of women to become innovators and leaders in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. This annual program provides eight students with a scholarship in the amount of $5,000 CAD each. Applicants can view the full program details, eligilibility criteria, and apply on Telesat's website. The deadline to submit an application is Tuesday, March 15, 2022 by 1:00 p.m. EST.

Volunteer Opportunities
Discipline Committee - Committee Member
The Discipline Committee fulfills one of the core functions of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba, as mandated by the Act and by-laws. Discipline Committee members determine, as a panel, whether a practitioner is guilty of professional misconduct or unskilled practice, and the appropriate penalties, if any are required. We are currently looking for a professional member (P.Eng. or P.Geo.) who has 10+ years of professional practice, knowledge of the Act and by-laws, some knowledge of the judicial process, and previous experience on EngGeoMB committees. Please see the full call for volunteers for details.
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 more information.
Professional Development Opportunities
Co-Working Sessions for Interns Who Are Women and Gender-Diverse - February 17, 2022
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba has launched support co-working sessions for interns who are women and gender-diverse to keep up with the report submission requirements to progress toward licensure. Registration is open for the February sessions, with more sessions planned every second Thursday throughout the year. Please see the event listing to register online.

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.