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October 1, 2004 - Vol. 1, No 2

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What Are Your Skills Worth?
Here's What the Marketplace
Has to Say

Our annual salary survey, the Value of Professional Services 2004, is complete. Watch the APEGGA website for the full version, which will be available soon. But for now, have a look at the summary, which you’ll also find in the October print PEGG.

Summary version here. . .

Various Messages, Same Vehicle

What’s the e-PEGG all about? Does it replace the print PEGG? How does it fit into APEGGA’s e-mail policy and where will it go from here? Positive responses jammed our in-box after the launch of the Sept. 1 e-PEGG – and so did the questions, which we try to answer this month.

Full article here . . .




Who's Reached the Summit?

Honour your peers. The deadline for nominations for the annual APEGGA Summit Awards has been extended to Oct. 31. And we need nominations now.

Nomination information here ...

Coming Soon in the Online PEGG

All hardcopy PEGG stories are reprinted in the PEGG Online, every month. Watch for stories early next week on the University of Alberta’s newest engineering facility, on how we’re helping you improve your insurance options, on 100 years of Edmonton development and much, much more.


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Ethics for Professionals – EUB Chairman Neil McCrank, P.Eng., discusses the honours, privileges and obligations of being a professional. Edmonton District Luncheon, Tuesday, Oct. 12. more

More than 100 years have passed since the tragic Frank Slide. Yet the internal structure of Turtle Mountain is still not understood. Oil and gas exploration in the Crowsnest, says Peter Jones, P.Geol., of International Tectonic Consultants Ltd., could help change that. Calgary Branch Luncheon, Thursday, Oct. 14. Registration Deadline: Friday, Oct. 10. more

Black boxes in your car and post-impact trajectory analysis – welcome to the fascinating world of forensic collision analysis and the role computer technology plays in it. Patrick Ryan, P.Eng., of Graham Ryan Consulting Ltd., presents at the Calgary Branch Luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 4. Registration Deadline: Monday, Nov. 1. more

The Special Areas Water Supply Project will be presented by Andrew Durham, P.Eng., of Alberta Environment, at the Central Alberta Branch Lunchtime Forum, Tuesday, Nov. 2. This is part of the branch’s successful lunchtime forums series. more
Professional Development
Your chance to learn something new and refine your existing skills.
Strategic Planning, with Katharine Bondy; Managing Risks of Climate Change in Alberta, with moderator Paul Hunt; Protocol for Building Business Relationships, with Joanne Blake; Loss and Risk Management, with Dr. George Jergeas, P.Eng.; luncheon speaker, Billy Strean, PhD, Difficult Conversations.

Edmonton – Nov. 9
Calgary – Nov. 22

Find out more...


M.I.T. Seminars


Five days of seminars. Make the most of your time as an M.I.T. Learn about business writing, networking, conflict management and more.

Edmonton – Beginning Oct. 5
Calgary – Beginning Oct. 18

Find out more...

Rock & Fossil Clinics

Bring your found rocks and fossils to one of three Rock & Fossil Clinics, in celebration of Science and Technology Week, Oct. 8-17. Professional geologists and university geology students will be on hand to identify rocks and fossils brought in by the public.

Iron Ring Ceremony
Camp #6, Saturday Dec. 11. more
PEGGasusThe Online Professional Development Market Place

Go to PEGGasus.

Thank you!

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