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The Association office will be closed on Monday, February 19, for Louis Riel Day.

News Notice
February 15, 2024
2024 Award Nominations Closing Soon!
The Association is seeking nominations for the 2024 Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba Awards. Honours are presented in ten categories and recognize outstanding Manitoba engineers and geoscientists, teams, and employers. Submit to Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba no later than Friday, February 23, 2024. The Student Achievement Award nomination deadline is Friday, May 10, 2024. Detailed award descriptions and nomination forms can be found on our awards page. You can read about the 2023 winners on the Past Awards Recipients webpage.

PEGW - 2024 Spaghetti Bridge Competition - March 18 - 21, 2024
As part of Provincial Engineering and Geoscience Week (PEGW) our annual Spaghetti Bridge Competition, in support of Winnipeg Harvest, returns from Monday, March 18, to Thursday, March 21, 2024. Students in K - Grade 12 compete to build the strongest truss using just pasta and white or wood glue, then watch as we test it to destruction! The builder(s) of the strongest truss in each class wins a prize and a donation will be made to Harvest Manitoba based on the cumulative load that all of the trusses hold. In 2023, the Association donated $18,661.50! Entry into the 2024 Spaghetti Bridge Competition is free, but pre-registration is required. For more information on the competition, the prizes, and how to register, please see the Spaghetti Bridge webpage.

Upcoming Events
LEAD For Leaders: What's Microaggressions Got To Do With It? - February 21, 2024
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba invites members to join this exclusive three-hour follow-up training session to deepen their understanding of microaggressions and their impacts in the workplace, presented by certified mediators Delia Joseph and Karen Ridd. This interactive virtual session will take place on Zoom. For more information and to register, please see the event listing.

EngGeoMB Social Hour - Bingo Bowling - March 14, 2024
The Sports and Social Committee is pleased to announce the next EngGeoMB Social Hour, an in-person event for registrants of the Association to meet one another in a casual setting. This event in March will feature an evening of Bingo Bowling at Uptown Alley, including pizza, popcorn, and soft drinks, and is open to all registrants of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba. For more information and to register for this event, please see the event listing.

University of Manitoba: Seismic Design Workshop - March 1, 2024
As of January 2024, Manitoba has adopted the earthquake design provisions in the 2020 National Building Code of Canada. All Part 4 buildings in Manitoba are now required to be designed to resist ground shaking due to the types of earthquakes that geoscientists predict could occur in the region. This in-person workshop will provide the participants the knowledge needed to undertake seismic design of concrete shear wall buildings in Manitoba. For more information and to register for this workshop, please see the event listing.

India Members Chapter: Annual General Meeting and Professional Development Event - March 5, 2024
The India Members Chapter has announced its 2024 Annual General Meeting, followed by a professional development event where Cari-Lynn Lecocq will present on the topic Remote Work with a Holistic Approach Encompassing Ergonomics and Various Strategies. This event is being offered in-person at the Association office, where food will be provided and special door prizes will be announced. For more information and to register for this event, please see the event listing.