April 2019

Path to Professional Licensure "How to Obtain Your P.Eng. or P.Geo. Designation"

Organized by the Tri-City Branch

Status: Online registration is now closed. For space availability, please contact [email protected] Thank you.
Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM–8:00 PM
Location: City Centre Branch - Coquitlam Public Library, Room 137 (1st Floor), 1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BC
Presenter: Mark Rigolo, P.Eng.
Associate Director, Engineering Admissions
Engineers and Geoscientists BC
Cost: Online Registration Price: $10.00 + GST = $10.50
Contact: Tri-City Branch
Email: tc@egbc.ca
The presentation will provide an overview of the application process for professional registration in Engineering and Geoscience. The presenter will cover some of the benefits and requirements for the P.Eng. and P.Geo. designations with particular focus on the specific academic and experience requirements that need to be fulfilled. This presentation will be relevant for Canadian and foreign educated applicants alike.


Registrants are encouraged to submit questions that they would like to be answered by the speaker prior to the event. Submit your questions during the online registration process. Time permitting; these questions will be answered in a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) period prior to the formal question and answer segment.


  • 6:00 PM: Registration
  • 6:15 PM: Branch Introduction and Slideshow
  • 6:30 PM: Presentation and Questions
  • 7:30 PM: Networking and Conclusion


Mark Rigolo, P.Eng.

Associate Director, Engineering Admissions

Mark Rigolo is a registered professional engineer with 25 years of engineering experience in the areas of chemical engineering, fuel cell development and manufacturing and product development.  He is the Associate Director, Engineering Admissions at Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia and is responsible for all aspects of the engineering admissions process. His duties include improving the efficiency of the process of intake and evaluation of applicants, ensuring the effectiveness of Registration Outreach Programs, and managing all facets of Customer Service related to the admission of members.  His past roles have included polymer process development at DuPont Canada, fuel cell test engineering and manufacturing process development at Ballard Power Systems and managing the operation and safety of research and undergraduate laboratories within engineering departments at UBC.


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