Call for 2018 Annual Conference Presenters

We are currently seeking presenters for technical, business, managerial and personal development topics for the 2018 Annual Conference to be held in Vancouver, BC.

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East, Vancouver, BC
When: Thursday, October 18 and Friday, October 19, 2018

2018 Conference Program

The 2018 Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting will take place October 18-20, 2018 in Vancouver, BC. The conference and AGM will be held at the Convention Centre East and will be the venue for two days of professional development sessions, networking opportunities and an exhibitor tradeshow, followed by the 99th annual general meeting of Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia.
The conference brings together engineers, geoscientists, technologists, faculty, government representatives, students and other members of the community. Last year’s professional development sessions included the following streams: management, better business, climate change, geoscience, structural engineering, energy efficiency and renewable energy, emerging professional, engineering and geoscience in the resource sector, municipal engineering and environmental engineering. An anticipated 800 delegates will be in attendance at this year’s conference.

Professional Development Submissions

Presentations should be 1 hour and 15 minutes in length. Presentations of 35 minutes in length will also be considered. All presentations must include time for questions and answers.
If you would like to present your topic at the conference, please indicate your interest by submitting the form below by February 26, 2018.

(or name of primary contact if more than one speaker)

Note: Please keep the bio to a maximum of 100 words. As it would appear in conference promotional materials.

Note: The conference organizers reserve the right to edit the title for clarity and brevity. Please keep the title to a maximum of  10 words.

Note: Maximum 100 words outlining the presentation content and learning objectives. If your presentation is accepted, this description is intended to be used as part of the conference promotional materials. The conference organizers reserve the right to edit the description for clarity and brevity.

Note: Please include 3-6 SMART objectives.

Note: Examples: Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Environmental, Mining, Structural, etc.

Note: Presenters must be available on either Thursday or Friday. If your proposal is accepted, we will notify you of the presentation date and time when confirmed.

Note: Each meeting room will be set up theater style and will be equipped with a laptop, LCD projector, screen, podium with microphone and wireless lavaliere microphone.

Note: Please either paste your CV into the box below or upload a file.


Professional References *

Note: Please provide the name and contact information for 2-3 references. References must be able to attest to speaker's expertise on the proposed topic and / or your presentation style and skills.
Reference 1 *
Reference 2 *
Reference 3

Speaking Engagements:

Note: Please provide 3 prior speaking engagements.
Engagement 1 
Engagement 3
All those who express interest will be contacted by May 2018. For further information, please contact [email protected].
*Please Note: Engineers and Geoscientists BC is a not-for-profit organization. Conference resources are limited and run on a cost-recovery basis. Although no honoraria will be paid for presentations, reasonable travel expenses may be reimbursed if required. Engineers and Geoscientists BC conference provide speakers the opportunity to demonstrate their expertise, knowledge and experience, as well as to network with colleagues. In appreciation for all the hard work and effort, Engineers and Geoscientists BC offers a full day complimentary conference registration (for speaking session day) to all speakers.

Presentations for the purpose of promoting or selling specific products, services or providers are prohibited. Presentations are to be educational and tailored to the professional engineering and geoscience membership.

Thank you for taking the time to provide your proposed professional development activity to Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s annual conference program! Should you have any questions, please contact Engineers and Geoscientists BC Professional Development.
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