February 2015

Member Consultation: Proposed CPD Bylaw and Legislative Amendments

Status: Online registration is now closed. For space availability, please contact Tim Verigin by email at [email protected] Thank you.
Date: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Time: 6:00 – 6:30 pm – Sign-in/Registration
6:30 – 7:00 pm – Networking
7:00– 8:00 pm – Presentations and Discussion 
8:15 pm  - Closing
Location: Burnaby BC Hydro Edmonds Auditorium, 6911 Southpoint Drive, Burnaby, BC
Please see description for parking instructions.
Presenter: John Clague, P.Geo., PhD, FGC - APEGBC President 
Credit: 2 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Dinner & Presentation - $10 (includes pizza dinner, drinks and presentation).
Presentation Only at 7:00 pm - $0
As part of APEGBC's consultation process, we are seeking feedback from the membership about the proposed CPD bylaw and legislative amendments. Members are strongly encouraged to attend and to share their thoughts and comments on these important issues.

This presentation will provide members with information on the proposed CPD bylaw and the proposed legislative amendments, as well as an opportunity to ask questions and to share opinions and feedback on both topics.

Your feedback will assist us in determining the type of information members are seeking in order to become more informed on these topics. This process supports stronger member participation and enables Council to enact changes, when appropriate.

Additional Resources:


  • Transit: The building is accessible from Edmonds Skytrain Station.
  • Street Parking: Free street parking is available on 20th Street and Station Hill Drive and nearby side streets (Click here to view a map).
  • Underground Parking: Underground parking is only open until 6:00 pm at a flat rate of $4.25.  After that, street parking will be available. 
Speaker: John Clague, P.Geo., PhD, FGC - APEGBC President 

Dr. Clague is a geologist who serves as the Canada Research Chair in Natural Hazard Research and a Shrum Professor of Science at Simon Fraser University. Dr. Clague has also worked as a Research Scientist with the Geological Survey of Canada for 23 years. His other roles related to the professions include serving as Director of the SFU Centre for Natural Hazard Research, Adjunct Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of British Columbia and offering services as a consultant for private-sector firms and government agencies. In addition to this, Dr. Clague has also sat as President of the International Union for Quaternary Research, the Geological Association of Canada and the Canadian Geoscience Education Network.

Dr. Clague served as APEGBC Vice President for the 2013/2014 term, and has been a Councillor for five years.  He is a Director of the APEG Foundation, Director of Geoscientists Canada, and a member of the Audit and Geoscience Committees.

To register, please click on the 'Register' button below. We look forward to seeing you there.

Please register online by February 11, 2015. Thank you.

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