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The Association office will be closed on Monday, October 9, for Thanksgiving.

News Notice
October 5, 2023
2023 EngGeoMB Awards Ceremony - October 20, 2023
One week left before the ticket deadline!
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 network and 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.

2024 Building Code Implementation
The Province will adopt the new Manitoba Building Code (MBC) effective January 1, 2024, i.e. the 2020 National Building Code of Canada with Manitoba amendments, Regulation 78/2023. The City will refer to this as the 2024 Manitoba Building Code (9th Edition), which will apply to all building permit applications submitted January 1, 2024 or later. For more information, please see the news story.

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
Ingenium Conference Registration Now Open! - November 7 - 9, 2023
From your home, your office, or wherever in the world you may be, join your fellow Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba practitioners for the virtual 2023 Ingenium Conference! Gain valuable professional development hours and get involved with the Association without having to leave your desk. During the Professional Development Seminars, live virtual keynotes and interactive breakout sessions will explore current topics combined with the convenience of on-demand options for the ultimate in value and flexibility. For more details, check out the Ingenium website and register online today.

Competency-Based Assessment Validator Session - October 11, 2023
Have you been asked by an intern (engineer-in-training or geoscientist-in-training) or licensee applicant of the Association to be a Validator for their competency-based assessment (CBA)? Are you currently a CBA Validator with questions about the process? This virtual session will outline what CBA validators need to know, how to validate competencies in the CBA process, and key information and considerations. For more information and to register, please see the event listing.

Manitoba Building Officials Association: 2020 Code Changes - Training Seminar - October 25, 2023
This seminar covers code changes from 2010 through 2020. Manitoba building, plumbing, and energy codes will be covered. For more information and to register for this event, please see the event listing.