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News Notice
February 24, 2022
Ingenium 2022 Call for Abstracts
Ingenium, the Association's annual professional development event, will once again be hosted virtually the last week of October 2022. Abstracts for presentations on any topic related to engineering and geoscience and the professionals who practise in those fields are welcome. For more information, please see the news story.

March is National Engineering and Geoscience Month!
Virtual events have been organized for youth and practitioners to celebrate National Engineering and Geoscience Month! Help inspire the next generation of engineers and geoscientists by highlighting the role they play in society and the diversity of voices, experiences, and interests that make up the professions. Visit our news story to learn more about the events offered in March and share with friends, family, and teachers in your community.

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 more information.
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.
Professional Development Opportunities
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. Registration deadline is midnight tonight.
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 March sessions, with more sessions planned every second Thursday throughout the year. Please see the event listing to register online.
Hosted by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and presented by W.A. (Art) Macaw, P.Eng., this webinar will cover the basics of precast concrete. The webinar is free for ACI Manitoba chapter members and students, and $10+GST for non-members. Please see the event listing to register online.
Looking for more online training opportunities? Click here to access a full listing of training delivered online.