Upcoming Items of Interest - October and November 2019

Sep 26, 2019 12:00 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. 

Lunch and Learn Series

Oct 9, 2019    Being an Ocean Technology Entrepreneur as an Engineer - Dartmouth
Oct 28, 2019  Grassroots of Safety: What Safety Programming Every Engineering Company Needs - Halifax
Nov 7, 2019    Construction Safety - 50 years of developments - Halifax
Nov 21, 2019  The Recruitment Process: Leaving Nothing To Chance - Halifax

Organizational Events

Oct 9, 2019     Young Professionals/WIE Networking Event - Game Night at The Board Room Cafe - Halifax
Nov 23, 2019   Halifax Mooseheads vs Moncton Wildcats - Halifax

Volunteer Opportunities

Oct 5, 2019      Makers Making Change - Lipsync Buildathon
Nov 6, 2019     Take Our Kids to Work Day
Nov 12, 2019    ENGage in Engineering - Halifax

If you have any questions about the Professional Development program or would like to submit ideas for future sessions, please contact your Professional Development Coordinator, Beth Sollows at beth@engineersnovascotia.ca.

Meet your 2019—2020 Council
Engineers Nova Scotia held its AGM & Engineering Conference at the Halifax Harbourfront Marriott Holel on Sept 19th & 20th. Approximately 400 Professional Engineers, Engineers in Training and Students, along with special guests from several provinces and territories of Canada attended the various Professional Development sessions and the Business Meeting during the two day event. Engineers Nova Scotia Council for the 2019-2020 term are seen below.

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

Engineers Nova Scotia is currently accepting Nominations for the 2020 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Engineering. 

The Engineers Nova Scotia Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Engineering was instituted to recognize engineering projects designed by Nova Scotia engineers that protect the public interest by using engineering creativity and leading edge technology.

Please visit the AWARDS section of our website for further details about award requirements and submission information.

Deadline for submissions is January 31st, 2020

Mark your Calendar:  Annual Open House

On behalf of Council and staff, we would like to invite you to attend our Annual Open House on Thursday, December 5th, 2019.

The reception will be held at our office at 1355 Barrington Street in Halifax, beginning at 4:30 p.m. and ending at 7:00 p.m.  Snacks and refreshments will be served.

This festive event is a great opportunity to become re-acquainted with friends and colleagues.

Reminder Notice:  2020 Member Dues

Please note that your invoice for 2020 Membership Dues will be issued electronically starting mid-November, if you don’t see yours in your inbox by the end of November please contact our office (note that you should also check your “junk Mail” folder).  Payment is 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 your Member / Company  Profile.

NOTE:  Company invoices will be sent separately 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 
(FALL 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.