Archive: Mimi Kennedy-Chassie


  • JULY 2021 NAPEG Executive Director BLOG

    July 30, 2021

    Hello, and welcome to the new blog! I’ll be using this space to share information about NAPEG happenings as well as important news and events for the Geoscience and Engineering community. We will also profile NAPEG members and highlight the interesting work they do and valuable contributions they make to our communities! A lot has happened at NAPEG since the last newsletter in February. At our 2021 AGM and elections, Paul Guy, P.Eng. was acclaimed for another term as 2nd Vice-president and Elaine Gillespie, P.Eng. was re-elected as a counselor for another 3-year term.  Paul also serves on the Education…

  • Women in Mining Workshop – July 28 – Free and open to all

    July 26, 2021

    Women in Mining Workshop Topic: Celebrating Women in Mining NWT 11:30am-1:30pm MST Jul 28, 2021 11:30 AM in Mountain Time (US and Canada) Register here

  • New scholarship commemorates a remarkable life and encourages Indigenous pursuits in geoscience

    July 21, 2021

    the Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) Department of Geography and the Environment to launch a new scholarship program that will support and encourage Indigenous participation in the study of geosciences across B.C.-based post-secondary institutions. Learn more

  • NSPE’s Virtual Professional Engineers Conference

    July 15, 2021

    Get ready to join your professional colleagues for three days of learning and networking at NSPE’s Virtual Professional Engineers Conference, August 3-5. It’s the conference for professional engineers – reimagined.  Enjoy access to: Live and on-demand sessions to meet your schedule, including 14 unique and insightful PDH sessions, Collaboration with your professional engineers and other experts from across the country through morning “coffee chats” with peers and MasterMind sessions to brainstorm solutions, Virtual engineering facility tours, and Celebrating PE Day in a conference focused on you and your fellow professional engineers! Recently added: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday morning 11:15 AM Coffee Break Chat…

  • Emerging Professionals Summit

    July 7, 2021

    How do you equip yourself with the right skills and knowledge to start your career off strong? What are the skills you need as an emerging professional? The Emerging Professionals Summit 2021 will be held virtually in September. The Summit is an engaging day of interactive learning, informative discussions, and networking opportunities for members-in-training and post-secondary students. The event will be held virtually using a partner platform featuring the latest engagement features that will make it nearly as easy to connect with speakers and other attendees as in-person events. This year’s summit will build upon last year’s event and continue advancing…

  • New program aims to increase Indigenous, Black representation in engineering faculties

    June 30, 2021

    Six Ontario universities have partnered to create a new fellowship program to expand the pathways for Indigenous and Black students pursuing engineering PhDs. “The objective of the Indigenous and Black Engineering and Technology (IBET) Project is to have future engineering faculty as well as PhD students complement and better reflect Canadian society,” says Tiz Mekonnen, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Waterloo and the inaugural director of the IBET Project. “Only when Indigenous and Black professors are fairly represented in the classroom and teaching the next generation of engineers and technologists, will we be able to recruit…

  • Virtual GeoConvention 2021, September 13-15

    June 25, 2021

    What is GeoConvention? GeoConvention is an annual convention and exhibit produced by the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG), Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysists (CSEG) and the Canadian Well Logging Society (CWLS). Usually held in Calgary, this convention offers delegates and attendees the opportunity to network and learn with fellow industry professionals. For 2021, GeoConvention is hosting the program virtually – bringing amazing content and innovation to you, no matter where you are! GeoConvention 2021 will present the latest developments and insights across a complete spectrum of Earth Sciences. This is your ultimate opportunity to gain insight to your profession…

  • The Future of Engineering – October 6-7, 2021

    June 25, 2021

    OVERVIEW The Future of Engineering is the first annual engineering conference presented by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE). We are bringing engineers together with industry, academia and government to present and discuss the latest opportunities, challenges and innovations in engineering, and what must be done in Ontario and Canada to remain competitive. Delegates will: Network with colleagues while learning about the innovative engineering work taking place in Ontario Participate in interactive presentations by professional engineers and subject matter experts on important issues facing the profession, with opportunities to provide input Interact with OSPE staff and affinity partners to…

  • Executive Director/Registrar Blog

    June 25, 2021

  • NAPEG congratulates Kevin Ansdell, P. Geo., FEC (Hon.), FGC elected as President and Yuri Kinakin, P.Geo., as President Elect of Geoscientists Canada

    June 15, 2021

    Geoscientists Canada Press Release