Events

  • Technical Workshops for Sustainable Building Design in Yellowknife

    Description The Northern Centre for Sustainability (NCFS) will be built in downtown Yellowknife, and will act as a living lab and innovation hub. The building will demonstrate cutting-edge building technologies, and be the first Living Building in Canada’s North. The NCFS will be carbon-negative and energy, water, waste, and people-positive. It will be a hub in which knowledge will move between isolated northern indigenous communities, Ecology North, the Yellowknives Dene First Nation, and participating universities. This project will actively promote technology replication and develop the building retrofit economy in Canada, and be the first project of its kind in the…

  • Deadline for NAPEG Award Nominations

    NAPEG award nominations are now open. We encourage you to notify your staff of this exciting way to highlight the great work you’re doing and to honour your professional engineering and geoscience members who make up your teams. Award Terms of Reference and Nomination Form

  • Deadline for NAPEG Award of Merit Nominations

    NAPEG award nominations are now open. We encourage you to notify your staff of this exciting way to highlight the great work you’re doing and to honour your professional engineering and geoscience members who make up your teams. Award Terms of Reference and Nomination Form

  • Society of Women Engineers Toronto Workshop

    The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and the SWE Toronto affiliate, in partnership with Engineers Canada and Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE), invite you to join fellow engineering students, engineering graduates and professional engineers on Saturday November 17, 2018 for an interactive day with a focus on Emotional Intelligence. This workshop will be held at Vantage Venues, 150 King St W, Toronto, ON M5H 1J9, Canada, from 9:00am – 1:30pm and is open to all university students and professionals. Thank you to our generous partners, OSPE and Engineers Canada for making this event possible!

  • Camsell Public Lecture

    A “WHAT IF” History of Yellowknife Ryan Silke Yellowknife Historian Yellowknife Historical Society From rocks to riches…Yellowknife’s success has been in part thanks to the minerals beneath our feet. But what if the gold credited with kick-starting the community back in 1934 never existed? What if the city lost its bid to become capital of the NWT in 1967? What if the diamond deposits that have sustained our economy for the past twenty years were never found? This unconventional talk looks at the keystone events in Yellowknife’s history and then discusses the consequences on the community if they did not…

  • 2019 NAPEG Annual General Meeting and President’s Reception

    Join us at the Explorer Hotel for NAPEG’s 2019 Annual General Meeting and President’s Reception…

  • 2019 NAPEG Professional Development Symposium

    Join us for the 2019 NAPEG Professional Development Symposium! Click here to Register! Become a Sponsor A big thank you to our sponsors…                       

  • Geoscience Forum Keynote Address

    From Iceland to Indonesia: Understanding the Slave Craton from a Modern Geological Context Theatre 1 Capitol Theatres 2pm Wednesday 21 November 2018 Dr. Jesse Reimink Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Terrestrial Magnetism Carnegie Institution for Science Washington DC The formation of continental crust makes Earth unique in our solar system.  Yet, despite the importance of the continents for the evolution of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, and life, the mechanism and timing of continental growth throughout Earth history is poorly known.  The presently exposed continental crust has an age distribution that would suggest most of the mass grew relatively recently.  However, the planet…

  • Deadline for Finnigan Award for Northern Research Applications – NU

    Objectives NAPEG encourages the achievement of excellence in the engineering and geosciences professions through the promotion of advanced studies and research programs. By providing financial assistance to researchers working in the northern territories the Association seeks to encourage young geoscientists to communicate effectively to their peers and the public, an important skill in the development of a professional practitioner. Eligibility To be eligible, the applicant must be enrolled in a Canadian university and registered in a Geology or Earth Sciences program that includes a thesis with a subject relevant to the territory in which the results would be presented. The…

  • Deadline for Finnigan Award for Northern Research Applications – NT and YT

    Objectives NAPEG encourages the achievement of excellence in the engineering and geosciences professions through the promotion of advanced studies and research programs. By providing financial assistance to researchers working in the northern territories the Association seeks to encourage young geoscientists to communicate effectively to their peers and the public, an important skill in the development of a professional practitioner. Eligibility To be eligible, the applicant must be enrolled in a Canadian university and registered in a Geology or Earth Sciences program that includes a thesis with a subject relevant to the territory in which the results would be presented. The…