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Registration fees include coffee breaks and all workshop materials (GST will be added)
 


Accomodations? 

APEGS has negotiated a rate of $149.99/night, plus taxes, at the Holiday Inn: Saskatoon Downtown, Saskatoon for November 13 and 14, 2019. Reservations can be made by clicking on this link:
Holiday Inn: Saskatoon Downtown.
Please book before October 13, 2019.



More Information

Shawna Argue, P.Eng., MBA, FEC, FCSSE, FGC(Hon)
Director of Registration 
sargue@apegs.ca

Jolene Arthur
Compliance Coordinator
jarthur@apegs.ca

306-525-9547 (in Regina)
1-800-500-9547 (toll-free)

Professional Development Days

 Continuing Professional Development Workshops
 November 14 and 15, 2019
 TCU Place
 Saskatoon, SK

Thursday November 14, 2019

8:00 - 8:30 am

Registration

 

Track 1

Track 2

8:30 - 10:15 am

Project Management for Technical Professionals (CTEL)

This session is an overview of project management issues such as planning, preparing, reporting, scheduling, tracking, managing changes and accepting accountability. 

Lisa Moretto, CTEL

Lori Marra, CTEL

Constructing Safety Leadership
(Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association)

An overview of the importance of an effective health and safety management system how everyone from CEO to custodian has a part to play in the goal of Mission Zero.

Bill Gessell 

10:15 - 10:30 am
Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 pm Project Management for Technical Professionals (CTEL) 
continued

Professional Seals – A Mark of Reliance (APEGS)

What is the purpose of the seal? Why are seals important? What are the professional’s responsibilities? What documents should be authenticated? 

Chris Wimmer, P.Eng., FEC

Going Paperless is the Goal, Digital Signatures are the Solution (Notarius)

As organizations move from paper to electronic filing, one of the key challenges in this transformation is the authentication of these files. During the session, discover the diverse types of digital signatures and how they can be used to sign distinct types of documents as a person, a professional, a department or an organization. 

Marc St-Jacques, Notarius

12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch on Your Own
1:00 - 2:30 pm

Effective Meeting Skills (CTEL) 

Let’s face it: Meetings are not going away.  But before we blame the chairperson consider the impact all attendees have on the meeting’s outcome.  This session will provide tips and techniques for making meetings more effective and will address topics from the facilitator and participant’s perspective.  Alternatives to meetings will also be explored.

Decommissioning Aspects of the Mosaic Esterhazy Transition Project (Mosaic Company) 

The Mosaic Company is nearing completion of the new K3 mine near Esterhazy, SK. The presentation will provide an overview of the decommissioning aspects of this project, with a focus on the people, EHS and technical elements.

Jessica Theriault, P.Eng.
Jody Hilderman, P.Eng.

2:30 - 2:45 pm
Coffee Break
2:45 - 4:30 pm

Effective Meeting Skills (CTEL)
continued

Decommissioned Cluff Lake Uranium Mine Site – Planning for Relinquishment (ORANO)

The Cluff Lake Project is located in the Athabasca Basin of northern Saskatchewan. This presentation will provide an overview of the decommissioning project including technical, regulatory, and community aspects. The decommissioning risk assessment, establishment of long-term monitoring, and next steps towards transfer to institutional control will also be discussed.

Diane Martens

 

 

Friday November 15, 2019

8:00 - 8:30 am

Registration

 

Track 1

Track 2

8:30 - 10:15 am

Oral Presentations (CTEL)

Every day engineers, geoscientists and technicians are being called upon to stand up and say a few words about their work. On paper, this sounds straightforward, but to those who have to make a presentation it can be a traumatic experience. This session talks about structuring a presentation, formulating an interesting introduction, and establishing a confident presence.

Called to Lead (Think Leadership Inc.)

Called to Lead is specifically designed for Engineers and Geoscientists who are motivated to become better leaders. This course will provide you with foundational knowledge on the emotional forces that drive organizational functioning. You will learn the skills necessary to navigate these forces and more effectively lead and grow your team.  

Kirk Morrison, P.Eng.

10:15 - 10:30 am
Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 pm Oral Presentations (CTEL) 
continued

Called to Lead (Think Leadership Inc.)
continued

12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch on Your Own
1:00 - 2:30 pm

Creating an Innovative Environment (CTEL)

This interactive session explores elements of innovation which can be nurtured and demonstrates techniques each of us can practice to tap into and develop the innovative nature of our minds. 

Ethical Conduct in a Downturn Economy (APEGS)

During difficult economic times, engineers and geoscientists need to ensure that they are mindful of their ethical obligations and resist the personal pressures and the pressure of clients and employers to deviate from ethical conduct. This presentation will help identify warning signals and risks present during an economic downturn and provide suggestions for meeting your professional ethics and maintaining your professional integrity. 

Attendance at this presentation satisfies the annual verifiable ethics refresher requirement of the APEGS Continuing Professional Development Program.

Bob McDonald, P.Eng., MBA, LL.B.

2:30 - 2:45 pm
Coffee Break
2:45 - 4:30 pm

Creating an Innovative Environment (CTEL)
continued

Contract Management 101 (Collin Hirschfeld, Q.C.)

This session will cover contract basics like essential elements, ways a contract might be voided, contractual interpretation, along with discussion of problematic clauses and pitfalls to watch for.  Interesting cases will be reviewed, including some commentary on the prompt payment regime and what to expect.

Collin Hirschfeld, Q.C.

 

Registration Information:
APEGS is pleased to be able to offer this affordable professional development opportunity as a benefit of APEGS membership. Attendance can be counted towards CPD credits under “formal activity”. Participants will receive certificates of completion for each workshop attended.

  APEGS Members  Non-Members Students
  Early Bird * Regular    

CTEL 4-Course Certificate
(12 spaces available)

$1750 $2000 $2250 -

CTEL – Project Management for Technical Professionals
Single registration only
(8 spaces available)

$600 $750 $850 -

CTEL – Effective Meeting Skills
Single registration only
(8 spaces available)

$600 $750 $850 -

CTEL – Oral Presentations
Single registration only
(8 spaces available)

$600 $750 $850 -

CTEL – Creating an Innovative Environment
Single registration only
(8 spaces available)

$600 $750 $850 -
Constructing Safety Leadership $75 $95 $125 $50
Use of Seals and Digital Signatures $75  $95  $125  $50 
Esterhazy Project and Cluff Lake Project $100  $125  $140  $75 
Called to Lead $300   $350 $450  $150 
Ethical Conduct in a Downturn Economy  $75 $95  $125  $50 
Contract Management 101 $75  $95  $125  $50 
* Early Bird ends October 11, 2019

Registration fees include coffee breaks and all workshop materials.  GST will be added to the above fees.  To register for these events, please visit the Events page of the APEGS website, or log into your APEGS Central account and click on the APEGS Fall PD Days link under the ‘Events for You’ section.


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Achieving a Safe & Prosperous Future Through Engineering & Geoscience