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News Notice
April 20, 2023
EngGeoMB Communication Survey
At Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba, we strive to ensure that the methods we use to provide information are as effective as possible. As indicated in the 2023 Spring issue of The Keystone Professional, the Association is seeking stakeholder engagement on the subject of communication methods to better support our practitioners. Click here to complete this short survey and be entered for a chance to win a $250 gift card of your choice! If you have any questions or comments on this topic, please contact Cella Lao Rousseau, Communications Coordinator, at CRousseau@EngGeoMB.ca.

National Volunteer Appreciation Week 2023 - April 16 - 22, 2023
During this week, Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba would like to take this time to thank our volunteers for their hard work and dedication for their service to the Association and the professions. With the national campaign slogan this being "Volunteering Weaves Us Together", the Association would like to highlight the importance of volunteering and how it creates a strong community, where volunteers share their time, talent, and energy to support each other. On behalf of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba, thank you to our past and present volunteers!

2023 Student Achievement Award
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba is seeking nominations for the 2023 Student Achievement Award, which is intended to recognize an undergraduate engineering or geoscience student or group of students who have shown excellence in, and/or major contributions to, the concept/design of a groundbreaking engineering or geoscience project/thesis. The deadline for nominations is Monday, May 8, 2023. For more information about the award, please see the Student Achievement Award Criteria. Please reach out to GKeatch@EngGeoMB.ca if you have any questions.

The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer: Deadlines Extended for Expressions of Interest
The Corporation of the Seven Wardens will be celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer in 2025. To mark this milestone, the Corporation is seeking to commission two new poems, one in each official language, English and French. The Corporation is also seeking the production of a historical video. The inclusion of these new works is intended to help make the ceremony more inclusive and to reflect the diversity of contemporary society. The deadline for the poem has been extended and is now Monday, May 1, 2023. The deadline for the video is now Monday, May 15, 2023. For more information about the Expressions of Interest, please see the news story.

Bystander Intervention in the Workplace - May 2, 2023
When disrespect and harassment happens at work, people are almost always around and if they aren't around, they can be quickly summoned to show up. Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba is pleased to offer this online training course on the subject of Bystander Intervention in the Workplace hosted by Right to Be. This training will be customized to increase relevance to Manitoba engineering and geoscience professionals, interns, and students. To register for this event and for more information, please see the event listing.

2023 Making Links Engineering Classic - June 15, 2023
Registration now open! This year's annual Making Links Engineering Classic will take place on Thursday, June 15, 2023, at Quarry Oaks in Steinbach and will feature the return of a shotgun start, optional golf clinic with the resident CPGA Professional, and new 19th Hole Reception with great food and networking. This event is already over 60% sold, so register soon! For more details about the event and sponsorship opportunities, visit the event listing.

Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) Webinar - May 11, 2023
Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) is a collaborative project delivery method that combines the owner, consultant, contractor, and other key parties under a single multiparty contract. This arrangement aligns their interests so the different parties work cooperatively to achieve agreed-upon project objectives. During this presentation, CCDC authors will explain the IPD methodology and the use of CCDC 30. For more information and to register for this event, please see the event listing.