100 Year

 
 

In 2020, Engineers and Geoscientists BC will be celebrating 100 years of ethics, excellence, and progress. We’ll look back at our proud history of safety, innovation, and building British Columbia, and look forward to our vibrant future.

TIMELINE

Take a walk through history and visit our timeline to view the achievements of engineers and geoscientists in British Columbia over the past 100 years.

INVEST IN OUR FUTURE

Investing in our future is key to ensuring the sustainability of our professions. In 2020, we're proud to be a Presenting Sponsor of Science World's On the Road tours across British Columbia.

SOCIAL MEDIA

This year is a chance to celebrate our past, present and future - learn more about how you can celebrate the engineering and geoscience professions on social media.

STEM LEADERS OF THE FUTURE CONTEST

Celebrate all things science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by taking part in our  STEM Leaders of the Future contest!

Celebrate With Us

We invite you to celebrate with us over the next year as we commemorate this significant milestone. From feature events to public engagement initiatives, we want to take this opportunity to engage registrants and the public in learning more about how engineering and geoscience shape our province and our communities.

looking forward: advice for the next generation

We have celebrated the achievements in engineering and geoscience over the past 100 years. But what will the next 100 years look like? The future will be shaped by the next generation of engineers and geoscientists. What advice and words of wisdom would you give them?

SHARE YOUR ADVICE

3D Chalk Art installations: March-April, 2020

Our 3D chalk art features three feats of engineering and geoscience from the past 100 years. This unusual form of street art tricks the viewer’s eyes into seeing three dimensional scenarios and objects on completely flat surfaces.

Visit this unique installation in the following cities throughout March and April.

Due to the coronavirus, many of the scheduled venues have temporarily closed. Before heading out to one of these venues, check their website for any closures or limited hours due to COVID-19.

Kelowna
Orchard Park Shopping Centre: March 7–April 7, 2020

Share your photos on social media using the hashtag #100YearsofPossibility. Engineers and Geoscientists BC will share posts across our Twitter account.

Engagement and Media Coverage

Our 100 year campaign has successfully generated the following media coverage:

  • March 4: Coverage in the Kelowna Now of the 3D Chalk Art that is currently on display at Orchard Park Mall in Kelowna.
  • March 5: Prince George Daily News covered the 3D Chalk Art that was on display in the Prince George Civic Centre.
  • March 9: The 3D Chalk Art was covered by CKPG Today.
  • April 17: Official Proclamation from government.

Centennial Celebration: March 5, 2020 - Vancouver

TELUS World of Science

Thank you to everyone who joined us to celebrate 100 years of ethics, excellence, and progress.

We encourgage you to share your event photos and memories using the hashtags #100yearsofpossibility and #thisisourprofession on your social media accounts. Engineers and Geoscientists BC will share posts across our Twitter account.