Call for 2020 Annual Conference Presenters

The 2020 Call for Presenters is now open. Individuals interested in presenting sessions on topics of interest to professional engineers and geoscientists should complete the submission form below by Friday, March 13, 2020 for full consideration.

Where: Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, BC
When: Thursday, October 15 to Saturday, October 17, 2020

2020 Conference Program

The 2020 Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting will take place on October 15–17, 2020 in Victoria, BC. The conference and AGM will be held at the Victoria Conference Centre and will be the venue for 2 days of professional development sessions, networking opportunities, and an exhibitor tradeshow, followed by the 101st annual general meeting of Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia.

With a focus on presentations that reflect the challenges, successes, and innovations around the professions of engineering and geoscience, the conference will bring together engineers, geoscientists, technologists, faculty, government representatives, industry leaders, students, and other members of the community for 2 full days of professional development and networking. An anticipated 800 delegates will be in attendance at this year’s conference.

The 2019 Annual Conference professional development program included the following streams:

Better Business Environmental Engineering
and Geoscience
Geoscience Regulatory Affairs
Emerging Professional Management
Energy Efficiency and
Renewable Energy
Municipal Engineering
Engineering and Geoscience in the
Resource Sector
Structural

Please note presenters must be available on either Thursday, October 15 or Friday, October 16, 2020. If your proposal is accepted, we will notify you of the presentation date and time when confirmed. Each professional development meeting room will be set up in theater style and will be equipped with a laptop, LCD projector, screen, podium with microphone, and wireless lavaliere microphone.

Professional Development Submissions

Presentations are 1 hour and 15 minutes in length. All presentations must include time for questions and answers. Individuals interested in presenting sessions on topics of interest to professional engineers and geoscientists should complete the submission form below by Friday, March 13, 2020 for full consideration.

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Note: Please keep the bio to a maximum of 100 words. As it would appear in conference promotional materials.
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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.
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Note: Maximum 100 words outlining the presentation content. 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. Maximum 100 words outlining the presentation content. 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.
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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.
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Speaking Engagements*

Note: Please provide 3 prior speaking engagements on the proposed topic.
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Engagement 3
 
All those who express interest will be contacted in May 2020. For further information, please contact [email protected].

*Please Note: Engineers and Geoscientists BC is a not-for-profit organization. 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 share their expertise, knowledge and experience, and to network with colleagues.

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 your submission. Should you have any questions, please contact Engineers and Geoscientists BC Professional Development.

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