First, the Engineers and Geoscientists BC Student Program Coordinator will give a brief overview of the registration process to become a geoscientist-in-training (GIT) or professional geoscientist (P.Geo.). Afterwards, geoscientists will present on working in different aspects of BC's geoscience industry.
This event is meant for University of British Columbia Earth science, geology, geophysics, and environmental science students. However, Engineers and Geoscientists BC members, members-in-training, and the public are welcome to attend. Online registration is required for this event.
South Coast Natural Resource Region
Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development
Michele Lepitre is a Regional Hydrogeologist with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development for the South Coast region. She has been with the Provincial government for over a decade and has worked intensively on the development of new regulations and policy under the Water Sustainability Act. Her role is to ensure water resources and aquatic ecosystems of BC remain safe and sustainable. Her primary responsibilities are to provide technical expertise on groundwater protection and management issues, including overseeing research projects and data collection within the South Coast Region. In addition, she carries out statutory responsibilities to promote and verify compliance with the Water Sustainability Act and Groundwater Protection Regulation.
Jeff Wilson is a Scottish-Canadian geologist, living and working in Vancouver, BC. He completed his PhD in structural geology at Kingston University, UK, in 1996. Since then, he has worked in various fields including research, mineral exploration, market regulation, and consulting. He currently splits his time between consulting and a contemporary art practice. Jeff’s presentation, “Getting Around: From Graduation to Now,” will focus on his experience working in the Canadian resource sector.
Click the "Register" button at the bottom of the page. You will be prompted to log in with your User ID and password. If you have not logged in before, click "create new account." If you are a student and you wish to become a Student Member, you can activate your membership after creating your account.