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Spring and Golf Season is finally here!

This year's Annual PEO Grand River Chapter - 2017 Golf Tournament will be held Thursday June 15th, 2017 at Guelph Lakes Country Club, Shotgun Start: 12:15 pm.

Download your registration form HERE.

 

WHERE:              Guelph Lakes Golf & Country Club

124 Wellington Rd. (Hwy. 24 north), Guelph, ON, N1H 6H7

 www.guelphlakesgolf.ca, (519) 822-4222

WHEN:                 Thursday, June 15, 2017

Ø  Shotgun start: 12:15 pm (if adequate #’s permit)

Ø  Driving range included in golf fee

Ø  Please arrive at least 30 minutes early

Ø  Dress code in effect

Ø  Dinner and prize table at 6:00 (finished around 8:00)

Ø  Registration deadline is June 10.

INCLUDED:          Green fee, golf cart, putting contest, buffet dinner, and at least one trip to prize table (with purchase of golf + dinner).

The Grand River Chapter PEO invites P.Engs and EITs to join us on Saturday, May 6th, 2017 from 9 - 11 am at Bingeman's Conference Center, Berkley Room, in Kitchener, for an interactive presentation regarding Threats to Our Engineering Profession.  

Registration is $10.  Light refresements will be served. Register for your tickets HERE.

Our speaker, Marilyn Spink, P.Eng., will discuss and address the following with your participation, so please bring your questions!

  • "Project Governance" and why it is critical Engineer's voices are heard in high level decision making to successfully execute large complex engineering projects

  • Why Engineers should always have a broad mindset of the definition of "Public Interest".

  • Clarification of the roles of the PEO and OSPE and why having these distinct & seperate organizations is beneficial to our engineering profession.

  • What we, as engaged Engineers, can do to evolve our profession, focusing on our regulatory mandate, so we can remain a strong & relevant, self-regulated profession.

Marilyn Spink, P.Eng, leads this engaging presentation through review of several key projects and disruptive technologies she has been directly involved with over her 30+ years engineering career. She will share a wide range of her experiences executing large, complex engineering projects such as steel plant upgrades in North America and Tunisia, mining backfill plants in India and the Northwest Territories including a mega project in Madagascar. Spink will then explain what compelled her to get involved with PEO Council at this stage of her career, and share with you some of what she has learned in 3 years on PEO Council - especially what she wish she had known about PEO earlier in her career! You will be encouraged to participate throughout her presentation as she facilitates a critical discussion on the current threats to our Engineering Profession and solicit your ideas on what we as Engineers can be doing to remain a strong self-regulated profession.

 Whether you are a P.Eng. or an EIT, this interactive presentation will provide an understanding of several current threats to the engineering profession and provide an open forum for all to “brainstorm” actions Engineers can take so we remain a strong self-regulated profession to “Own Our Future” or it may be owned by others.

Registration is $10.  Light Refreshments will be provided for attendees.

Register for your tickets HERE.

 

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From the Great Wall of China and the world’s tallest buildings, to underwater robots, solar cars and smart, sustainable cities, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and reveals the heart that drives engineers to create better lives for people around the world.

 

The Grand River Chapter PEO along with the Civil Environmental and Geological Engineering Society of the University of Waterloo invite Grand River Chapter P.Engs, EITs, CETs and their families, including children grades K to 12, to the exclusive screening of MacGillivray Freeman's Dream Big 3D IMAX Film at Landmark Cinemas 12 Kitchener on Saturday, April 15th 2017.  Doors open at 9:00 am.  Check out the Sneak Peek Trailer!

 

Registration for this event is FREE and is being offered to Grand River PEO members and their families first. Registration is closed.

   

Please download and print Landmark Cinema Admission Ticket and Concession Coupon HERE.  

Please Note: Both the Eventbrite ticket and Landmark Cinema Admission ticket must be presented at the theater to gain admission, for each attendee.

MacGillivray Freeman's

Dream Big, Engineering Our World

in Partnership with the 

American Society of Civil Engineers

Presented by

Bechtel Corporation

 

This event is regionally sponsored by:

Grand River Chapter PEO, Civil Environmental and Geological Engineering Society of University of Waterloo

in cooperation with Landmark Cinemas

 

 

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