Events

  • 2020 NAPEG AGM and President’s Reception

    Join us at the Explorer Hotel for NAPEG’s 2020 Annual General Meeting and President’s Reception…

  • 2019 NAPEG Awards Banquet

    Join us at the Explorer Hotel for NAPEG’s 2019 Awards Banquet…

  • Information and Tools to Support Transportation Adaptation Webinar

    Description The webinar will focus on three federally-led climate initiatives of interest to the transportation sector: The transportation aspects of the Climate-Resilient Buildings and Core Public Infrastructure Initiative (National Research Council and Infrastructure Canada), including work underway to inform the update of the Canadian Standards Association’s Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code to account for a changing climate  and the creation of guidelines for monitoring rail tracks for the effects of freeze/thaw in response to the needs of the Canadian Urban Transit Association; An overview of the Canadian Centre for Climate Services (Environment and Climate Change Canada), which provides climate information…

  • Good Building Practices (Revision) Workshop

    Good Building Practices (Revision) Workshop Thursday, February 21 [11:00am – 2:30pm] Yellowknife Ski Club Registration: Free To register, email contact@nwtaa.ca by February 15. Lunch is provided. [3 ConEd hours] The GNWT plans to publish a completely revised edition of its “Good Building Practices for Northern Communities” handbook before April 2019.  The attached working draft has been provided for stakeholders to review and provide feedback. NWTAA has invited GNWT to speak about its revisions to the Good Building Practices document, and to gather feedback and input from the building community.  At this “world café” styled workshop, following a brief presentation, attendees…

  • Professional Development Opportunity – Permafrost engineering applied to transportation infrastructure course

    Under the leadership of the Sentinel North program at Université Laval (Quebec City, Canada), this International PhD School (IPS) is an advanced, graduate level course on permafrost engineering applied to transportation infrastructure. Taking place at the Aurora College’s most northerly campus in Inuvik, the school will provide participants with an integrative, cutting-edge training supervised by renowned researchers. The program includes lectures, practical exercises, two field visits on sites where interesting permafrost and engineering features can be observed (Dempster Highway and Tuktoyaktuk Highway), and a seminar on advanced instrumentation and communication for infrastructure monitoring. Who should apply This course will gather…

  • Deadline to Apply for an Engineers Canada Scholarship

    Scholarship Program   Each year, in partnership with Manulife and TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, we award six cash prizes totalling $60,000 to professional engineers returning to university. The deadline for all scholarship submissions is March 1, 2019. There are two types of scholarships: Engineers Canada-Manulife Three scholarships valued at $12,500 each to support Canadian  engineers returning to university for further study or research in an engineering field. Engineers Canada-TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Three scholarships valued at $7,500 each to support Canadian engineers returning to university for further study or research. Your studies must be in a field other than engineering,…

  • Engineers Canada Online Workshop: Integrating Climate Risk into Infrastructure Development: The PIEVC Protocol

    Engineers Canada is pleased to partner with Risk Sciences International (RSI) to offer this online version of the introductory workshop on the PIEVC Protocol for infrastructure climate risk and vulnerability assessment. This workshop will provide participants with information about, and practice with Engineers Canada’s PIEVC Engineering Protocol, a practical tool and process that systematically assesses the risks of extreme weather and future climate on public infrastructure. Developed between 2007 and 2012 in partnership with Natural Resources Canada, the Protocol is a structured procedure using standard risk assessment science to assess and fully document the vulnerability of infrastructure to the impacts…

  • NWTTA: Healthcare Facilities Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment Show

    Friday, January 25, 2019 1:00–4:00 DISPLAYS & PRESENTATIONS 4:00–6:00 RECEPTION Explorer Hotel, Yellowknife Connect with representatives from various FF&E suppliers, including headliners Wissner-Bosserhoff and Herman Miller. See healthcare furniture and join presentations: The Therapeutic Value of a Homelike Environment Under Pressure: Looking for Answers Through Workplace Design Workplace Strategy: New Metrics of Place REGISTRATION: Free (limited seating) To register, email contact@nwtaa.ca

  • National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women: December 6th Vigil

    Violence against women and girls remains a worldwide phenomenon. To commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, the Status of Women Council will be hosting a December 6th vigil. The special event will pay tribute to the 14 women that lost their lives during the Montreal massacre 29 years ago. The vigil will also be an opportunity to acknowledge the countless women and girls that are victims of gender-based violence. The Status of Women Council welcomes you to join them in remembering those we have lost as a result of violence and to declare an…

  • ACEC-Canada Webinar Series – From Contracts to People Skills: How to Successfully Manage Projects to Profitability

    Our first webinar series was such a success that ACEC, in association with DFS, have partnered together again to create a second series of webinars to help young professionals develop skills essential for a successful career as a consulting engineer. The topics covered in the series are outlined below. REGISTER HERE Registration: Register for sessions separately, or take part in all four and receive a certificate of completion.  Pricing: Each session is $100 per participant plus tax for members, and $150 plus tax for non-members. Register for all four sessions for only $300 per participant plus tax for members, and…