June 2019

Okanagan Branch Lobsterfest

Please Note
If you have recieved your P.Eng., P.Geo., EIT, or GIT membership in the last year and live in the Okanagan and Southern Interior region, please do not register here and refer to your special guest invitation that was sent to you via email from the Okanagan Branch. Or, please contact Mara Buzgar, [email protected].
Status: This seminar has been cancelled due to low registration.
Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Time: 4:30 PM–8:30 PM
Location: Westbank Yacht Club - 4111 Gellatly Road, Kelowna, BC
Presenter: Krista Mallory
Business Development Officer of the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission

Peter Mitchell, P.Eng.
Director, Professional Practice, Standards and Development
Engineers and Geoscientists BC
Credit: 1 Informal Professional Development Hour (PDH)
Cost: Member, Guest and Non-Member Price:
Lobster Dinner Option : $60.00 + GST = $63.00
Steak Dinner Option : $50.00 + GST = $52.50
Steak and Lobster Dinner Option : $70.00 + GST = $73.50
Vegetarian Dinner Option : $40.00 + GST = $42.00

Student Member Price
Lobster Dinner Option : $30.00 + GST = $31.50
Steak Dinner Option : $25.00 + GST = $26.25
Steak and Lobster Dinner Option : $35.00 + GST = $36.75
Vegetarian Dinner Option : $20.00 + GST = $21.00

A cash bar will be available.
Contact: Okanagan Branch
Email: [email protected]
Note: Also note that due to the nature of the event, shellfish is on the menu and while all precautions will be taken to prevent cross-contamination, it cannot be guaranteed.
Important Dates: Please register by Saturday, June 8, 2019. After that date only some steak and vegetarian dinners can be accommodated, no lobsters.
Please join us in a celebration of engineering and geoscience at our annual Lobsterfest on the Okanagan Lake! The event is intended to provide an opportunity to network with your fellow engineers and geoscientists, welcome new members and members-in-training into the association and have a good time doing so.

This event is open to all professional members, members-in-training and their guests from the Okanagan Branch.


  • 4:30 PM: Doors open, registration begins, networking
  • 5:30 PM: Opening presentation
  • 5:45 PM: Presentation Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission
  • 6:00 PM: Plated dinner
  • 7:00 PM: Presentation on the Regulation of Companies and Sole Practitioners
  • 8:00 PM: Professional Member Induction Ceremony
  • 8:30 PM: Closure and networking

About the Speakers

Krista Mallory

Krista Mallory is a Business Development Officer with the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission. She joined the Commission in 2016 after a decade of experience in the financial sector and nonprofit sector supporting entrepreneurs as a loans analyst/business advisor. A believer in the power of working together, Krista supports the region’s dynamic economy by developing and nurturing relationships and connecting newcomers, businesses, and entrepreneurs to community resources and networks. In addition to acting as a connector, Krista manages COEDC programs in workforce recruitment and retention, sector development, and regional promotion. Krista holds an Economics degree from UBC and currently serves as the Vice Chair of Community Futures Development Corp of Central Okanagan.

Peter Mitchell, P.Eng.

Peter Mitchell is responsible for developing and directing proactive quality assurance programs addressing members' practice standards at Engineers and Geoscientists BC, including the Practice Review Program, the development and adoption of practice guidelines, and the Organizational Management Program.

Peter provides staff support to numerous committees, task forces, and boards dealing with professional practice issues and directs the association’s response to various government legislation impacting the practice of professional engineering and geoscience in BC.

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