Calgary Branch
Activity Report to Council
March 2002

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Branch Executive

Steve Wyton, P.Eng.

Past Chair
John Pastega, P.Eng.

Vice Chair
Dr. Judith Lentin, P.Geol.,

Terry Cooper, P.Eng.

Tibor Kaldor, P.Eng.

Ed Wilson, P.Eng.
Francis Chan, P.Eng.
Dr. Ronald Hinds, P.Geoph.
Ian Squires, P.Eng.
Anil K. Gupta, P.Eng.
Duane Peperkorn, E.I.T.
Sheldon Douglas, P.Eng.
Laura Ferguson, Geol.I.T


Calgary Branch Report To Council

Since the last APEGGA Council Meeting, the following events have taken place in the Calgary Branch.


Executive Meetings

A branch executive meeting was held on March 11, 2002. See the Meeting minutes for issues discussed.


Branch Meeting & Lunch

  • March 21, 2002, Fairmont Palliser Hotel: Lunch. Speaker: Dave Chalcroft, P.Eng., presented "RedR - Engineers Providing Disaster Relief Services". This is a non-profit organization which involves Canadian engineers in disaster relief, and to raise the profile of the engineering profession.


Iron Ring Workshop & Ceremony

APEGGA Volunteers participated at this event on March 23, 2002.


Upcoming Events

  • April 10, 2002, The Greenwood Inn, Lunch. Speaker: Mark Adcock, General Dynamics Canada, BOWMAN Program Chief Architect, will present "Mobile WEB Access for Military Operations".
  • April 17, 2002, Fairmont Palliser Hotel, Lunch. Speaker: Paul Newman, P.Eng., Alternative Fuel Systems Inc., will present "Engineering Opportunities in Natural Gas for Vehicles Technology Development".
  • May 16, 2002, Fairmont Palliser Hotel, Lunch. Speaker: Steve Wyton, P.Eng., City of Calgary will present "Methane Gas and Microturbines" regarding the City of Calgary's landfill gas collection and utilization project.

Forums & Professional Development Seminars

  • April 25, 2002, Professional Development Evening, Hawthorne Inn. Steve Critchely, "Managing Conflict".
  • May 9, 2002, Professional Development Evening, Hawthorne Inn. Bruce Lee, "Effectively Manage and Control your Really Difficult Clients".

Special Events

  • Saturday, April 13: "Flames Night". APEGGA is a corporate sponsor of the Calgary Flames hockey game and has preferential seating for members. This night is also "Fan Appreciation Night".
  • May 29, 2002, "Collapse of the World Trade Center", speaker: Dr. Venkatesh Kodur. The only non-American scientist commissioned by the American government to study the collapse of the WTC will be presenting his findings at the Telus Convention Centre in Calgary on May 29, 2002. Presentation to take place in the evening, dinner to be served.
  • Calgary Branch Golf Tournament. Tentatively set for week of September 9, 2002 at Lynx Ridge Golf and Country Club.


Secretary, Calgary Branch