September 2018

BC Hydro Vernon District Office Tour

Hosted by the Okanagan Branch

Status: Advanced registration is now closed. For space availability, please contact [email protected]
Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM: Registration
4:15 PM: Tour start
6:00 PM: Tour end
Location: BC Hydro - 1401 Kalamalka Lake Road Vernon, BC V1T 6V4
Credit: 1 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $14.29 + GST = $15.00

Non-Member Price: $14.29 + GST = $15.00

Student Member Price: $9.52 + GST = $10.00
Contact: If you have questions, please contact Pamela Ades at [email protected].
Learn about BC Hydro's operations and key projects in the South Interior. Join the Okanagan Branch on a facility tour of the BC District Office followed by networking and light snacks.

Tour BC Hydro's new Vernon District Office where staff work on maintaining and expanding the electrical system to meet growing demand, and execute the more immediate 24/7 job of keeping the lights on and the economy powered. The new Vernon District Office is BC Hydro's biggest office outside the Lower Mainland. Approximately 270 staff from various business groups work out of the office with the majority comprising technical, design, and field staff.​


Bill Hanson, P.Eng.
Regional Manager, Construction Services, BC Hydro


To help us predict the number of snacks, please register by September 11, 2018.

  • No PPE required.
  • Guest/Non-member registration: If you are not a member of Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia, 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 and then you will be able to register online with this new account.


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