Member Items of Interest - June / July, 2019

Jun 10, 2019 12:00 AM

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Organizational Events

Jun 12, 2019        WIE Networking Event - Patio Networking - Halifax
Jun 13, 2019        Hidden Figures Movie Showing and Discussion - Halifax
Jun 15, 2019        Young Professionals Wayfayers' Ale Society Tour/Networking Event - Port Williams
Jun 21, 2019        6th Annual Golf Scramble and Dinner - Dartmouth
Jul 17, 2019          Young Professionals Social - Good Robot Brewing Company - Halifax

Lunch and Learn Series

Jun 21, 2019 Site Responsibilities and Ethics Lunch and Learn Session - Amherst
Jul 18, 2019 Stratovation: Turning Creativity into Real Stuff - Goffs
Jul 25, 2019 Developing a Positive Safety Culture - Goffs
Aug 22, 2019 Leadership and Management Coaching - Goffs
Aug 29, 2019 Workplace Culture: What has Trust Got to Do with It? Or to do with Me for that Matter? - Goffs

Volunteer Opportunities

Jun 19, 2019  Young Professionals Panel Discussion Subcommittee
Jul 1, 2019 Lunch and Learn Presenters - Province-wide
Jul 2, 2019 High School Student Seeking One-Day Job Shadow Opportunity in Mechanical Engineering - Halifax

Community Events

Jun 23, 2019 International Women in Engineering Day
June – July, 2019  Halifax Pride Parade

Halifax Pride Parade

Join us in making Engineers Nova Scotia’s first organizational involvement in Halifax Pride something that we are all proud of! #HFXPRIDE  

Workshop dates have yet to be confirmed details will be forwarded along to those who register using the link above.

Awards Presented at the 2019 Annual General Meeting

Nominate an engineer for an award today! Do you know a P.Eng. or an EIT registered with Engineers Nova Scotia who has made an outstanding contribution to their community/organization? If so, you should nominate them.

Deadline is June 28th at 3pm. 

Awards will be presented on September 20th, 2019, as part of our Annual Meeting Events. Click HERE for more information and to access the Nominations Forms.

REMINDER NOTICE:  Scholarship for Children of Engineers
Nova Scotia Members

Open to sons and daughters of members in good standing of Engineers Nova Scotia, who are enrolling in the first year of Engineering studies in September 2019 at any recognized University or College. 

There are 10 scholarships valued at $500 each, presented at the Annual General Meeting.  To fill out an application form CLICK HERE and return via EMAILor Fax (902.423.9769) to Virginia MacQuarrie, Director or Finance and Administration

Mark your Calendar!  2019 Annual General Meeting & Engineering Conference

The Annual Engineering Conference will be held at the Marriott Halifax Harbourfront on Thursday, September 19th.  This full day of sessions will include industry updates, project presentations and skill building sessions .  Early Conference Registration of $50 will end  Friday, August 16th.  Registration costs after this date will be $75.

Tentative Program (details and registration to be finalized in the coming weeks)
Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Three concurrent streams of Professional Development session are designed to offer useful information and provide ample time to meet other members. Breakfast and Lunch will  be included in the cost.

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Annual Business Meeting Breakfast and Showcase
The Annual General Meeting will include a presentation from Engineers Canada, the incoming President of Engineers Nova Scotia, financial statements, introduction of new Council members and an opportunity for members to ask questions regarding the business of the Association.

Reception and Showcase
Join us after the AGM for refreshments and appetizers. This is a great opportunity to meet some of the organizations we partner with on various initiatives.

Engineering Awards Luncheon
The 2019 recipients of the following awards will be honored during this prestigious event.

J.D. Fraser Service Award 
Citizenship Award 
Engineering Award
Young Engineer Award 
The S.L. Devereaux Award for the Advancement of Women in Engineering

F.H. Sexton Gold Medal Dinner and Dance
The 2019 Recipient of
our most distinguished award, the F.H. Sexton Gold Medal will be honoured.

Full details about our AGM and Engineering Conference along with on-line registration will be available in the coming weeks.  If you have specific questions, please contact

Mentors Required
Engineers Nova Scotia is seeking volunteers to assist with the Mentoring Program.  If you are a Professional Engineer and are interested in mentoring young engineers in your area of practice, please contact Engineers Nova Scotia at

Hiring an Engineer? Unemployed?

Current Career Postings and added services available for Eligible Members/Companies! Check out our June / July Career Opportunities section HERE 

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
(SUMMER 2019—THE ENGINEER).  If you are interested in this Service, please include your name and email address in an email directed to requesting your electronic copy.