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News Notice
September 21, 2023
Annual General Business Meeting (AGM) - October 19, 2023
In accordance with By-law 13.4(a), all professional members and interns are invited to the 2023 Annual General Meeting of the Association. For this year, assessment candidates, licensees, and students are also invited by the President to observe the AGM. All are invited to register for the complimentary Recognition Lunch to be held in advance. Those entitled to be present for the meeting can choose whether to attend in-person at the RBC Convention Centre, or online via Zoom. To register, please see our event listing.

2023 EngGeoMB Awards Ceremony - October 20, 2023
Join us for the annual highlight of the Association's social calendar, the Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba Awards Ceremony! This luncheon event brings together members and representatives from government and industry to celebrate the successes of our 2023 award winners. To purchase tickets for the Awards Ceremony or learn more about available sponsorship opportunities, please see the event listing.

2023 Ingenium Conference - Sponsorship Opportunities!
Is your company seeking exposure to practitioners from the fields of engineering and geoscience across Manitoba? Sponsorship opportunities for the Association's upcoming Ingenium conference are now available! Receive complimentary registrations to the 2023 Professional Development Seminars and Awards Ceremony with most sponsor levels - complete the sponsorship package and secure your chosen level today. For more information about all sponsorship opportunities, please email GKeatch@EngGeoMB.ca.

Volunteer Opportunities
Appeal Committee - Multiple Positions
The Appeal Committee fulfills one of the core functions of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba, as mandated by the Act and by-laws. Appeal Committee members determine, as a panel, whether to uphold, modify, or overturn decisions made by the Registration Committee, Registrar, or Investigation Committee, by hearing appeals made by applicants regarding registration decisions, and complainants regarding decisions made by the Investigation Committee. The Association is looking for professional members (P.Eng. and P.Geo.) who have ten or more years of professional practice experience, have knowledge of the Act and by-laws, and some knowledge of the judicial process to join the committee. Please review the call for volunteers for full details.

Competency-Based Assessors - Multiple Positions
EngGeoMB is seeking additional assessors, to conduct a final review of an applicant's Competency-Based Assessment (CBA) report, by providing their own ratings for each of the competencies, and make a recommendation on the applicant's readiness for professional registration. We are seeking professional members who are working in a supervisory capacity and are receiving remuneration on a full-time or regular basis (greater than 300 hours per calendar year) in all engineering and geoscience disciplines, but with a specific need in the following engineering disciplines: Biomedical (Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical), Industrial, and Chemical. Please review the call for volunteers for full details.

Upcoming Events
Infrastructure Resilience Professional (IRP) Credentialling Program - October 2023
The Climate Risk Institute offers professional development training in climate change risk, resilience and adaptation. With multiple courses available soon and throughout the fall, extend your learning on topics including the PIEVC Protocol for climate risk assessment, risk modelling and communication, climate law, and climate smart policy and procurement. CRI's associates and instructors are leaders in their fields, and the online learning environment blends self-paced and live sessions with instructors and peers. Find registration links and sign up for notifications at the Climate Risk Institute website.

Right to Be - Bystander Intervention in the Workplace Training
Right to Be has announced their new program for individuals to attend one of their sessions, Bystander Intervention in the Workplace, without the full cost of a private training. Participants will understand how to disrupt and reduce instances of workplace disrespect and harassment using Right To Be's proven 5Ds of bystander intervention methodology: distract, delegate, document, delay, and direct. 98 per cent of employees leave training fully committed to intervening the next time they witness disrespect at work. For more information and to register for training, please see the Right to Be website.