National Engineering Week 2002:
Engineering Anythings Possible
National Engineering Week (NEW), March 2-10, is an annual opportunity
to highlight not just engineering, but also science, math and
technology. Since its inception in 1992, National Engineering
Week (NEW) has been an annual event.
Events during this week raise awareness of the important role
engineering plays in the lives of Canadians. NEW celebrates engineering
achievements and highlights the various academic and career opportunities
available to Canadians.
The Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists
of Alberta (APEGGA) along with other Canadian provincial and territorial
associations will host over 500 events and activities in 2002
to help elementary, junior and senior high school students discover
the exciting worlds of science and math.
National Engineers Week is filled with opportunities to share
engineering, math and science among our nation's youth and general
public. Activities across the country include visiting classrooms,
organizing tours of interesting local engineering projects, hosting
an engineer for the day, developing engineering contest,
APEGGA is responsible for regulating the practice of engineering,
geology and geophysics in Alberta. APEGGAs authority is
derived from The Engineering, Geological and Geophysical Professions
(EGGP) Act, a statute of the province of Alberta. Under the EGGP
Act, licensure with APEGGA is required to practice engineering,
geology or geophysics Alberta. APEGGA has served Albertans since
1920, now with over 36,000 members.
For More Information Contact:
Public Relations Coordinator Edmonton
Public Relations Coordinator Calgary
New Media Release l Calgary Contests
l Provincial Challenge
Around Alberta l NEW Background l APEGGA Facts