October 2017

EIT/GIT Seminar: Path to Professional Registration

Organized by the Burnaby/New Westminster Branch

Please Note
This event is no longer taking place at the BC Hydro Building in Burnaby-Edmonds.
New venue: Cameron Recreation Complex, 9523 Cameron St, Burnaby, BC
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For those of you taking transit, the closest Skytrain station is the Lougheed Town Centre station (12 minute walk).
Status: Online registration is now closed. For space availability, please contact [email protected] Thank you.
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM–8:30 PM
Location: New Venue: Cameron Recreation Complex, 9523 Cameron Street, Burnaby, BC
For those of you taking transit, the closest Skytrain Station is the Lougheed Town Centre station (12 minute walk).
Presenter: Caroline Westra, B.Eng.
Manager, Academic and Experience Assessment, Engineers and Geoscientists BC (formerly APEGBC)
Cost: Members and Guests: $15 including GST

Late registrations at the door (space permitting): $20 including GST
Contact: If you have questions, please contact [email protected]
Note: To help us predict our catering needs, please register by October 11, 2017.
After a short networking opportunity, the speaker will discuss the benefits of becoming a P.Eng. or P.Geo., application forms, the law and ethics requirement, the ethics test, examples of applicable experience, how to record/document experience and more. Please read full description below for more detail.


  • 6:00 PM–6:30 PM: Registration and networking
  • 6:30 PM–8:00 PM: Presentation
  • 8:00 PM–8:30 PM: Questions
  • 8:30 PM: Closing


Caroline Westra, B.Eng.

Manager, Academic and Experience Assessment, Engineers and Geoscientists BC (formerly APEGBC)

Caroline Westra has bachelors degrees in physics and mechanical engineering.  She is responsible for overseeing the academic and experience assessments for all engineering applications and is involved in the development and implementation of process improvements.  She has spent the last twenty years helping applicants get registered, and has been involved in outreach describing the registration process to potential applicants, especially internationally trained professionals.


Guest/Non-Member registration: If you are not a member of Engineers and Geoscientists BC, you can register online by quickly creating a 'non-member' account. After clicking on the 'Register' link, you will be brought to a login screen. Towards the bottom, there is a ‘Create new account’ link. Click this link and follow the prompts to create your account. Thank you and we look forward to having you join us.

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