May 2021

West Kootenay Branch AGM

Hosted by the West Kootenay Branch

Status: Registration is now closed.
Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021
Time: 7:00 PM–9:00 PM

Schedule of events:
7:00 PM–7:30 PM: Business Meeting and Report from Chair
7:30 PM–7:50 PM: Virtual Induction Ceremony
7:50 PM–8:15 PM: Elections of Branch Executives
8:15 PM–9:00 PM: Presentation and Q&A by Larry Spence, P.Eng.
Location: Virtual
A link to the event will be sent to registrants out closer to the date.
Credit: 1 Informal Continuing Education (CE) Hours
Cost: Free
Please join the West Kootenay Branch for their AGM, an Induction Ceremony, and an adress by Larry Spence, P.Eng. about the PGA.

The West Kootenay Branch is looking for volunteers for member-at-large positions. This is an entry-level position on the executive.

The Induction ceremony is an opportunity for registrants in the West Kootenay area who have received their certification since the last AGM to be recognized by the Branch Executive. Each registrant will have their name read allowed and will recite the Engineering Oath together.

In addition to the Induction ceremony there is a President's address scheduled for the evening. As well as a short update on the organization this year, there will be a talk about the Professional Governance Act and implications for engineers across all areas. The talk will focus on Regulation of Firms (including where sole practitioners fit), Duty to Report, Continuing Education, Code of Ethics. There will be time for a Q&A after the presentation.


Larry Spence P.Eng.

Engineers and Geoscientists BC President

A West Kootenay resident, Larry is a Senior Project Manager for Wood (formerly Amec Foster Wheeler). He has worked for operating companies, OEM’s, service companies, and consultants throughout the province and earned his Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia. He has more than 30 years of experience as an engineer during which he has worked in project management and several other capacities. This year marks his term as President on Council.

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