February 2015

APEGBC Okanagan Branch Member Consultation and Winery Event

Status: Advanced registration is now closed. For space availability, please contact [email protected]
Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Time: 12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Registrations At the Door
Location: Ex Nihilo Winery 1525 Camp Road Winfield,, BC V4V 1K1
Presenter: Dr. John Clague, P.Geo., FGC
APEGBC President
Credit: 1 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: $30 for members and guests who pre-register online at APEGBC.
$25 for EIT/GIT's
$20 for APEGBC Student Members

Your ticket price for this event includes the equivalent of one glass of wine and appetizers.
Additional wine is also available for purchase.
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. For more information, please click below.
Event Schedule:
5:30 - 6:30 pm - Wine Tasting and charcuterie/cheese pairing
6:30 - 6:45 pm - Branch business and announcements
6:45- 7:00 pm - CPD Bylaw Presentation
7:00 - 7:15 pm - Legislative Amendments Presentation
7:15 - 7:45 pm - Q&A
7:45 - 8:00 pm - Networking
8:00 pm - Closing

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.

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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.

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