For three days in October, in Kelowna, BC, engineering and geoscience professionals, students, and industry stakeholders gathered at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort for Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s annual conference and AGM.
Delegates had the opportunity to network with colleagues, learn about the latest engineering and geoscience products and technologies through 38 exhibitors, and develop their skills and knowledge through 10 professional development streams.
Conference keynote speakers included Clarence Louie, Chief of the Osoyoos Indian Band who was recently inducted to the Canadian Business Hall of Fame, neuro-communications expert Gregor Jeffrey, storm-chaser and adventure television host George Kourounis, and Paul Craven, Superintendent of Professional Governance.
On Saturday, October 19, Engineers and Geoscientists BC held its 100th Annual General Meeting, which was immediately followed by a Centennial Reception—the kick-off celebration for Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s upcoming 100th Anniversary year. At the Centennial Reception, over 150 guests viewed historical displays and milestones, networked with other guests, and saw UBC Okanagan’s AERO Club’s demonstration of its autonomous aerial vehicles.
For those that missed the kick-off event, all are welcome to attend Engineers and Geoscientists BC official celebration on March 5, 2020. To receive an email reminder when registration opens, visit egbc.ca/100.
Engineers and Geoscientists BC 2020 annual conference and AGM will be hosted at the Victoria Conference Centre in Victoria, BC, on October 15–17, 2020.