Archive: Mimi Kennedy-Chassie

  • 49th Annual Yellowknife Geoscience Forum | VIRTUAL

    October 22, 2021

    Click here for more information or to Register for the 2021 Yellowknife Geoscience Forum.

  • $1M gift supports Indigenous Academics

    October 22, 2021

    For more information… Queen’sgazette – Friday, October 22, 2021

  • Future City Experience 2022

    October 7, 2021

    Registration is now open for educators to sign up for the Future City Experience: Living on the Moon, an abbreviated version of the Future City Competition that introduces students in grades 6, 7, and 8 to the engineering design process.   Launched by Engineers Canada last year, the Future City Experience is designed to introduce students to engineering in the same fun and engaging way as the Future City Competition, but without the commitment of the full competition and with additional support from engineer mentors.   The Future City Experience is entirely virtual and can be adapted to in-class or online learning…

  • Call for volunteers: Engineers Canada seeking software engineers to contribute their knowledge

    October 7, 2021

    Engineers Canada is looking for licensed software engineers to share their passion for their work, and their knowledge of the field through 30-minute phone interviews. We are revising the 2016 Engineers Canada Paper on Software Engineering, a public document that helps Canada’s engineering regulators define the practice of software engineering in Canada. This paper was developed in collaboration with engineers and engineering regulators to promote consistent practices and a stronger public understanding of engineering fields across the country. If you are a licensed software engineer, your experience can help improve our work on this topic. Your input through this short…

  • Infrastructure Resilience Professional Training Courses – Fall 2021

    August 26, 2021

    As part of their Infrastructure Resilience Professional (IRP) Credentialling program, the Climate Risk Institute is offering two online courses. The Asset Management and Climate Resiliency course (September 7-October 21, 2021) introduces the fundamentals of asset management so that learners can identify the benefits and challenges of infrastructure asset management and link this to their own practice, including land use planning, operations and maintenance, finance, and risk management. The Climate Change and Infrastructure Risk Assessment – the PIEVC Protocol course (October 6-November 3, 2021) will provide infrastructure professionals with information about, and practice with the PIEVC Protocol.

  • CPD Opportunity: Sustainability in Practice is back!

    August 26, 2021

    After six previous successful offerings and more than 9,000 participants worldwide, Engineers Canada and Polytechnique Montréal have opened registration for a seventh offering of their free online course, Sustainability in Practice. Register here. The massive open online course is offered in both English and French and uses real-life case studies from across Canada to demonstrate the practical application of Engineers Canada’s 10 principles of sustainable development and environmental stewardship for engineers. The course is completed entirely online and can be completed at each participant’s own pace. “Hearing from professionals from several sectors and regions enriched the presentations and gave us…

  • NAPEG in the news

    August 24, 2021

    NAPEG is pleased to be included in the inaugural issue of Mining Your Business e-newsletter, a North of 60 companion piece. Check it out! Please click here to take you directly to the issue

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

    July 31, 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

  • 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…

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

    July 8, 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…