August 2018

How to Get the Most Out of Your Engineering Consultant

Hosted by the South Central Branch

Status: Advanced registration is now closed. For more information and space availability, please contact [email protected] Thank you!
Date: Thursday, August 30, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM–8:30 PM
Location: Kamloops Chamber of Commerce - 615 Victoria Street, Kamloops, BC
Credit: 1 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $20.00 + GST = $21.00

Non-Member Price: $20.00 + GST = $21.00

Student Member Price: $20.00 + GST = $21.00
Contact: Please contact the South Central Branch with any questions at [email protected].
Please join the South Central Branch for a technical talk regarding how you can maximize value from your Engineering Consultant. The talk will touch on scope definition, provision of available data, freedom to communicate directly with contractors, making them a part of planning meetings, roundtables with other involved consultants, transparency regarding schedule, budget constraints, and more.

The cost will cover venue and appetizers, any profit will go towards the branch Scholarship Fund.


Cathy Schmid, P.Eng.

Cathy Schmid is a professional engineer who specializes in rock engineering for mining and linear infrastructure projects. She graduated from Queen's University with a B.Sc. (Eng) in 2002, and an M.Sc. (Eng) in 2005. Cathy has worked at mining operations for PlacerDome, Inco, Areva, and Cameco, and has worked for BGC Engineering in Kamloops as a geotechnical consultant since 2008. She is a prairie kid at heart, and loves to work outside with hard-working fun-loving people.

Andrew Critchley, P.Eng.

Andrew Critchley is a professional engineer with experience as a consultant in the mining industry. He graduated from UBC with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Geological Engineering in 2011 and has worked at BGC Engineering in Kamloops ever since. Andrew has worked at mining operations for Taseko, Barrick, and New Gold. He was born and raised in Kamloops and has no plans to leave anytime soon.

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