February 2019

We’ve Got to Stop Meeting Like This

Webinar organized by Women In Engineering and Geoscience Division

Please Note
Webinar check-in 10 minutes early.
Status: This seminar has been cancelled due to low registration.
Date: Monday, February 4, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM–1:00 PM (Lunchtime webinar)
Location: Webinar
Presenter: Eli Mina, M.Sc., P.R.P.
Credit: 1.5 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Women in Engineering and Geoscience members: $47.62 + GST = $50.00

Non-members*: $57.14 + GST = $60.00

*Women in Engineering and Geoscience Division offers free membership to all members and non-members in 2019. Sign up when registering or renewing your membership for the 2019 year.
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Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by February 3, 2019 to proceed with this webinar. Please register early to avoid cancellation. **All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
Practical tools and proven ideas to make your meetings productive and inclusive.


In this workshop we will discuss practical tools and proven ideas to help make your meetings productive, inclusive, and even…enjoyable. Specific topics include:

  • What goes wrong in meetings and why;
  • Fundamental principles for productive, focused and inclusive discussions;
  • Gentle but firm enforcement of key meeting rules;
  • Roles of the meeting chair and meeting participants. 


Eli Mina

Board Effectiveness Consultant and Registered Parliamentarian

Presentation: We’ve Got to Stop Meeting Like This

Eli Mina, M.Sc., P.R.P., is a Vancouver-based Board Effectiveness Consultant and Registered Parliamentarian. Since 1984, Eli has advised his clients on achieving excellence in decision making, chairing contentious meetings, demystifying the rules of order, and minute taking standards. Eli’s clients come from municipal government, school boards, aboriginal communities, businesses, credit unions, regulatory bodies, and the non-profit sector. Eli is the author of five published books, including “101 Boardroom Problems and how to solve them.” His website is www.elimina.com.


  • 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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