Upcoming Items of Interest - January 2020

Dec 12, 2019 8:00 AM

Professional Development Requirements

All members are required to be in compliance with the Professional Development policy, available here. To assist you in meeting these requirements, we have compiled a list of upcoming events on our Events page . This list is continuously updated so please pass along any opportunities you are aware of. 

All members are required to be in compliance with the Professional Development policy, available here. To assist you in meeting these requirements, we have compiled a list of upcoming events on our Events page . This list is continuously updated so please pass along any opportunities you are aware of. 

National Engineering Month

Mar 5, 2020         Spotlight on Local Innovation Dinner - Halifax
Mar 14, 2020      5th Annual NEM Curling Bonspiel
Mar 21, 2020      Halifax Mooseheads vs Moncton Wildcats - Halifax
Mar 28, 2020      Halifax Central Library - Public Engineering Day

Lunch and Learn Series

Jan 9, 2020        The Power of Trust: How to Build Trust with Your Team - Halifax
Jan 16, 2020      LinkedIn Profile Management - Halifax
Jan 23, 2020      Mental Health in the Workplace & Your Business Success: 13 Factors - Halifax
Feb 6, 2020       Leading Through Writing Workshop - Halifax
Feb 27, 2020     Being Conscious About Bias: The Impact of Unconscious Bias on Workplace Culture (Part I of II) - Halifax
Mar 12, 2020    EIT Registration Process - Q&A Session for Post Grad Students - Halifax

Volunteer Opportunities

Feb 23, 2020       Ronald McDonald House - Home for Dinner

Organizational Events

Feb 20, 2020       Young Professionals/CENS Social - Halifax

Call for Nominations: 2020 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Engineering

Please note recently added criteria for this award

Engineers Nova Scotia is committed to promoting the value and importance of increasing the diversity of engineers practicing within our province. Our efforts in this area span encouraging all youth to make informed decisions about their future careers to aligning our registration policies to treat all applicants equally. In December, Engineers Nova Scotia Council members voted unanimously to add a criteria to the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Engineering that reflects Council’s commitment to their goal to “promote diversity and inclusion within the engineering profession.” The additional criteria is, “Demonstrated Effort to Support a Diverse and Inclusive Engineering Team.”

Nominations for the 2020 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Engineering,  are due by 3PM on January 31st.

For further information on this and other awards, and nomination packages, Click here.

Reminder Notice:  2020 Member Dues

Please note that your invoice for 2020 Individual and Corporate Membership Dues was issued electronically in mid-November, if you haven’t seen yours in your inbox, please contact our office (note that you should also check your “junk Mail” folder).  Payment were due on January 1, 2020.  Late payment fees will apply if payment is submitted after January 31, 2020.  Please take this opportunity to ensure that all of your  contact (Email address) and employment information is correct by logging into yourMember / Company  Profile.

2020 National Engineering Month– There’s a Place for You!

The organizing Committee for National Engineering Month (NEM) has begun it’s planning for 2020.  March is National Engineering Month and Engineers Nova Scotia, along with the NEM Planning committee, coordinate events throughout the month in order to promote engineering across the province and to all age groups. 

The Public Information and Competition day will be held at the Halifax Central Library on March 28th, 2020 and Engineers Nova Scotia is excited to invite Engineering Firms from across the province to participate at this event by setting up a booth, free of charge.  This will provide the opportunity for outreach; to help the general public understand the different disciplines involved with various engineering projects. 

For more details, please contact Christine Larocque at Engineers Nova Scotia at christine@engineersnovascotia.ca.
Updated event details for 2020 National Engineering Month will be available in the coming weeks.

Mentors Required

Engineers Nova Scotia is seeking volunteers to assist with the Mentoring Program.  If you are a Professional Engineer with a minimum of seven years of engineering experience and are interested in mentoring young engineers in your area of practice, please contact Engineers Nova Scotia at Registration@engineersnovascotia.ca

To Request an Electronic Copy of THE ENGINEER

Engineers Nova Scotia provides an on-line Publications Library which includes issues of  The ENGINEER.  To save costs and help the environment you can receive an email notification when the current issue is available.  The Email notice will include a link to the location of the current issue of the magazine
(WINTER 2019—THE ENGINEER).  If you are interested in this Service, please include your name and email address in an email directed to christine@engineersnovascotia.ca requesting your electronic copy.