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The Association office will be closed on Monday, July 3, for Canada Day.

News Notice
June 29, 2023
Engineering and Geoscience: Engaging Us All to Evolve
The Association thanks everyone who took the time to respond to the recent member survey. We received 979 responses, which represents about 12% of our membership and registrants. Overall, your responses indicated that professions in which all registrants and members experience respect, dignity, and fair access to opportunity, and where quality standards are upheld, is important to the whole membership. For more information about the survey results and the upcoming consultation sessions, please see the news story.

Did You Know?
A person cannot call themselves an engineer in Manitoba unless they are a member of EngGeoMB? The Engineering & Geoscientific Professions Act is the law in Manitoba restricting the use of the words engineer, engineering, geoscientist, and geoscience. See Section 58 of the Act. Even if a person has graduated from an engineering school or university, they cannot use the title engineer on a LinkedIn profile, web page, business card, or in any form, unless first registering with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba. This is the law in every province of Canada.

Upcoming Events
Equity in Professional Regulation: Consultation Sessions - July 2023
In July, the Association is hosting 90-minute consultation sessions to explore and prioritize actions that can be taken to ensure the expectation for respect and equitable access to opportunity is upheld. These sessions include an Able-bodied, Heterosexual, White Man Consultation Session on July 10, 2023, and July 17, 2023, and a 2SLGBTQQIA+ Consultation Session on July 12, 2023. For more information about these sessions, please see the overall consultation session news story. You can additionally register your interest for a future Person of Colour Consultation Session.

Zero Carbon Building Standards Workshops - July 17, 2023
These workshop webinars, hosted by Canada Green Building Council (CAGBC), will review important foundational knowledge for low-carbon buildings, with an emphasis on the latest versions of CAGBC's Zero Carbon Building standards. The requirements for both new and existing buildings will be addressed. For more information about this event, please see the event listing.

Innovation Through Systems Thinking - July 26, 2023
Real design challenges are shifting from building things to building systems; not another house, but designing a whole smart city; not another power plant, but a whole smart grid. In this course, attendees will study a formal approach to innovation based on systems thinking. This process involves taking a more holistic view of a problem and considering how all the system parts interact. For more information and to register for this course, please see the event listing.