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News Notice
June 17, 2021

News
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EngGeoMB Celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day
Monday, June 21, is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This day is a time to celebrate the cultures and contributions of the First Nations, Inuit, and M├ętis Indigenous peoples of Canada. See a list of resources in our news story.
Government of Manitoba Soliciting Pre-Qualified Suppliers of Engineering and Architectural Services
Manitoba Central Services has published a Request for Pre-Qualification (RFPQ) solicitation on MERX for engineering and architectural services. The province is prequalifying suppliers for a buying group of designated government departments, specific crown corporations, health organizations, and others. There will be a proponents' conference presentation on Friday, June 18. For more information on dates and deadlines, view the solicitation MERX login required). Government of Manitoba RFPQ #28313.
Professional Development Opportunities
INWED - Engineering Heroes: Internationally Trained Women in Engineering - June 22, 2021
Join us to celebrate internationally trained engineers with Nusraat Masood, EIT, Director of the Internationally Educated Engineering Qualifications (IIEQ) Program at the U of M. Nusraat will interview engineers who will share insights about transitioning to Canada and attempting to continue a career in engineering. Participants will also have the opportunity to share some of their journeys, connect with folks of diverse nationalities, cultures, and languages to broaden their networks. To register, see the event listing.
INWED - Engineering Heroes: Manufacturing COVID-19 Medical Devices - June 23, 2021
Engineering is a critical part of the pandemic response and the medical field in general, increasing tools used for detection, treatment, and safety, but we don't always get to hear about it. Join Heather Smart, P.Eng., and Alanna Gray, EIT, part of a team producing and ensuring the quality of COVID-19 nasopharyngeal swabs and reusable N95 respirators - two products their company did not manufacture before 2020 - as they share more about their work during the pandemic. To register, see the event listing.
Small Modular Reactors: Planning Powerful Potential for Canada - June 24, 2021
Join the Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian Society of Senior Engineers (CSSE) for an opportunity to learn about small modular reactors and the potential to generate low-carbon electricity safely, reliably, and inexpensively. To register for this event, visit the online registration page.
Filipino Members Chapter ProDev 3.0 and 4.0 - June 26, 2021
To celebrate the Filipino Members Chapter's 10-year anniversary, they are hosting 10 professional development seminars on a variety of subjects. Join the ProDev 3.0 and 4.0 presentations to learn more about understanding landslides with an overview of runout analysis, and the vital role power transformers play in power systems across the world. To register, see the event listing.
Looking for more online training opportunities? Click here to access a full listing of training delivered online.