The PEGG March 1999
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this article for information about. APEGGA's Annual General Conference,
taking place Wednesday, April 21 to Friday, April 23 in Calgary.
Westaim Takes Aim At World With Flat Panel Technology / 3
Flat panel TV screens, relying on technology developed by Westaim Advanced Display Technologies Inc.in Fort Saskatchewan, soon could grace walls around the world.
APEGGA members' relationship with and responsibilities toward the environment provide the theme for President Dan Motykašs column this month.
Public Works, Supply and Services Minister Stan Woloshyn had praise for APEGGA and ASET in moving toward a Defined Scope of Practice for technologists.
and Wayne Pettapiece, P.Ag., PhD, have been appointed Public Members respectively
of APEGGA Council and the Board of Examiners.
changes affecting the Defined Scope of Practice for technologists, regulatory
reform and Permits to Practice were among the agenda topics when APEGGA
Council met Feb. 4 in Edmonton.
CEA Showcase / 5
Ltd. extended its winning streak at the Consulting Engineers of Albertašs
measures, including ones affecting the Defined Scope of Practice for technologists,
classification of Permit holders and streamlining of APEGGA legislation
will come before the Associationšs 1999 Annual General Meeting.
An Ontario Mining Standards Task Force includes recommendation for self-regulation of geoscientists.
Technical Society Report / 7
Dr. Amos Nur of Stanford University recently informed a Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists luncheon about how earthquakes have impacted Mideast history.
Campus News / 8
Check for student news and a report on how engineering faculties at the Universities of Calgary and Alberta will benefit from additional government support of high-tech education.
APEGGA President, Dan Motyka presents cheque to the redevelopment project of the Oil Sands Discovery Centre.
Biomedical Engineering Co-operation / 8
Albertašs major universities will combine efforts in offering graduate programs in biomedical engineering.
A Day On Campus / 9
Grade 6 girls a taste of the sciences and campus life.
A Safer Oilpatch / 9
The Canadian Petroleum Safety Council believes a safer workplace makes good business sense.
and Registration for APEGGA Annual Conference / 10-11
Gas Potential Committee / 11
Engineering Fun & Games / 12
Electrionic Arts Canada is putting engineering into fun in developing
software for video games.
Ziff Sells Experience / 13
Energy Group relies on an experienced lineup in offering advice to the
oil and gas sector.
In the News / 14
who have gained recent recognition or made careers moves.
Smarter Construction / 15
From its University of Alberta base, the Construction Research Institute of Canada and its Director, Ian Kermack, P.Eng., will encourage Canadašs construction sector to work smarter.
2000 is less than 10 months away and there are still those that have done
little about the millennium bug. The PEGG features an interview with Jennifer
McNeill , a Calgary Y2K expert, and a report on a recent APEGGA-sponsored
Y2K forum in Edmonton.
Your Say / 18
Dilger has a Concrete Reputation /24
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