Engineers and Geoscientists BC
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TRU Student and Industry Night

Organized by the Student Program

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
4:00 PM–6:00 PM
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Webinar login instructions will be emailed to registrants a few days prior to the event. This is for industry registration only.

Event Details




John Suyte | Program Coordinator
Direct: 604.412.4885
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext.4885
Email: [email protected]

Event Description

Engineers and Geoscientists BC is hosting a virtual TRU student and industry night. This fun and casual evening provides a great opportunity for industry professionals to share their knowledge, career anecdotes, and advice with TRU engineering students. It's also a great opportunity to socialize and network virtually with fellow colleagues.

About the Event

Instructions for Networking

Networking will be facilitated through the zoom breakout feature. Please ensure that you have updated to the latest version (5.3.0 or later) of Zoom in order to actively participate in the breakout rooms.

Students have the chance to meet with industry participants in a variety of specialties and ask them questions about work and lifestyle choices, to gain a deeper understanding of what opportunities are available and to cover the topics important to them. The event is organized similar to a “speed-networking” event, where students rotate from room to room in a virtual setting.

Full instructions will be given to industry and students along with the webinar login a few days prior to the event.


  • 4:00 PM: Virtual Event Open
  • 4:05 PM: Introduction and Housekeeping
  • 4:10 PM: Presentation
  • 4:45 PM: Q&A
  • 5:00 PM: Breakout Networking 
  • 6:00 PM: Event Close


Dan Rankin, P.Eng.

Practice Advisor, Engineers and Geoscientists BC

As a Practice Advisor with Engineers and Geoscientists BC, Dan is responsible for managing the development of the organization’s professional practice guidelines, engaging with various stakeholders to address professional practice concerns, and for providing advice to registrants regarding practice issues. Dan provides staff support various registrant groups including Software Engineering and Consulting Practice Advisory Groups.

Dan is a professional engineer and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Mechanical) from the University of British Columbia, and a Master of Applied Science (Aerospace) from the University of Toronto. Prior to joining Engineers and Geoscientists BC, Dan spent over 14 years working in multi-disciplinary roles on Canadian satellite mission projects such as CanadArm2, RADARSAT-2, and the Radarsat Constellation Mission as a software developer, operations engineer, and project engineer.