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News Notice
October 20, 2022
2022 Ingenium Conference - Starts Next Week! - October 25 - 28, 2022
Ingenium Professional Development Seminars are one week away! Join this four-day virtual conference and gain access to all the sessions for one flat fee: just $125 +GST for EngGeoMB registrants. For the full schedule of over 20 live and on-demand topics, visit the Ingenium webpage, and register online today. Thanks to the 2022 Ingenium lunch sponsors, those registering before this Friday can opt to have lunch delivered for just $8 +GST on select days (delivery restrictions apply) - check out the Ingenium webpage for more details.

New Website Launched for the National Professional Practice Exam
A new standalone website for the National Professional Practice Exam (NPPE) is now available. Launched by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA), the new website is a hub for information on how to prepare for the NPPE, exam dates, and FAQs. Association members needing to write the NPPE should continue to visit our website for eligibility, pricing, and how to register for the exam.

Volunteer Opportunities
Junior Achievement Manitoba - Volunteer Advisors Needed
The After School Company Program gives high school students the opportunity to run their own small business in collaboration with professional mentors/advisors, giving them the excitement and experience for a future career as an entrepreneur. Junior Achievement Manitoba is seeking mentors/advisors to guide students to success by sharing knowledge and experiences and to provide support and encouragement. Mentors/advisors need to be available once a week from November 2022 to April 2023 in the evening and be able to attend a 90-minute training session. To learn more about this program and how you can get involved, visit the Junior Achievement Manitoba website or contact Jeanette Bergmann.

WestEnd Board Positions - Multiple Board Positions
The WestEnd Commons is a non-profit housing corporation that offers affordable rental units to families in the West End as well as operating a Neighbourhood Resource Centre. The WestEnd Commons is currently seeking board members to attend monthly meetings on a 3-year term. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month in the evening. Board members are also expected to join at least one working committee. Experience in fundraising, finances, and building maintenance are especially valuable at this time. Housing is an issue in Winnipeg right now, and this is your opportunity to be a part of the solution. If you are interested in this opportunity, or would like further information, please email BoardChair@thewestendcommons.ca.

Professional Development Opportunities
PMP(TM) Certification Preparation Course - October 25 - November 17, 2022
The Arab Members Chapter of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba invites you to a PMP(TM) (Project Management Professional) certification training course. Certificates of 35 training hours will be provided upon successful completion of the course. These hours can be claimed towards the requirements to apply for PMP(TM) exam. To register for this course, see the event listing.

Structural Innovation and Monitoring Technologies Resource Centre (SIMTReC) Group Innovation Day - October 26, 2022
Join a gathering of consulting engineers, contractors, suppliers of advanced composite materials, and government representatives who are the owners of the infrastructure that SIMTReC Group is endeavoring to monitor and/or rehabilitate. Also in attendance will be professors who serve as Project Leaders for the SIMTReC Group research program, and their graduate students. For more details and to register for the event, please check out the event listing.

Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA) Designation - October 31, 2022 - June 16, 2023
In partnership with the Construction Specifications Canada - CSC Manitoba Chapter, you have an opportunity to earn the Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA) designation. This designation was developed to provide professional recognition to individuals who administer contracts on a construction project. For more information about the Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA) Program and to register, please see the event listing.