Engineering Has Things Nicely Under Control With AIRPLAY /1
John Sobota, P.Eng., of Eleven Engineering in Edmonton, has guided the
wireless game controller AIRPLAY from concept to consumers' hands.
Engineering Solution in Sight/ 1
Two of key stakeholders involved in the dispute over "software engineering"
and how it is to be used in Canada's undergraduate university community
have joined forces to reach a lasting settlement.
Departing PEGG Editor Nordahl Flakstad thanks PEGG readers and contributors.
the Picture -- Outreach Recognition /2
Six APEGGA Outreach volunteers who have been particularly busy this past
year have received special recognition.
Shortage of Opportunities For Professional Development/ 3
APEGGA President Sue Evison, P.Eng., encourages APEGGA members to take
advantage of the many opportunities for continuing professional development
available throughout the fall and winter.
Approach to Dinners for Life Members/ 3
APEGGA has added a new twist to its traditional dinners honouring those
who have received Life Membership in the Association within the past year.
Redesign Garners Award/ 3
The PEGG has received an APEX Award of Excellence in recognition of a
redesign the APEGGA's monthly publication.
Members Needed For U of C Student Mixer/ 3
Professional Members are encouraged to participate in a University of
Calgary "Student Mixer" on Oct. 4.
Lemay Appointed New COO of CCPE/ 5
The Canadian Council of Professional Engineers has appointed Marie Lemay,
ing., as its a new Chief Operating Officer.
Sought for Canadian Engineers' Awards/ 5
Nominations are being sought for the 2001 Canadian Engineers' Awards.
* CCPE Award Recognizes Support of Women in Engineering/ 5
The Canadian Council of Professional Engineers has added a new Canadian
Engineers' Award to recognize engineers who have demonstrated noteworthy
support for women in the profession.
Jurisdictions Eyeing Alberta's New Limitations Act/ 5
Eighteen months after Alberta implemented limitations legislation which
restricts to 10 years the period for discovering and making a claim against
professional services, there are signs that some other provinces are edging
in the same direction.
Interview With Elaine Honsberger, P.Geoph., Chair of APEGGA's Geoscience
Task Force/ 6
For the last two years, a Geoscience Task Force struck by APEGGA Council
has sought ways to make geologists and geophysicists feel they are more
a part of the Association. The current Task Force Chair, Elaine Honsberger,
P.Geoph., recently shared some thoughts on what has been accomplished
and on what remains to be done.
Licensing & Code Carry Ethics Beyond Personal Standards/ 6
As an active volunteer in the Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists
and APEGGA, Elaine Honsberger, P.Geoph., considers the two organizations
to have critical, but distinct, roles.
Disciplinary Actions/ 7
The APEGGA Discipline Committee has issued two separate disciplinary actions
-- for details case 1 (click here) for
details case 2 (click here).
Review of National Codes Objectives/ 8
The Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes is seeking input as
part of the process of converting the National Code Documents to objective-based
and Gas Evaluation Handbook For Engineers Under Development/ 7
The Calgary chapter of the Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers is
in the process of developing a Canadian Oil and Gas Evaluation Handbook.
Briefs from the international engineering and geoscience press.
Across Canada/ 8
News from associations in other provinces and territories.
Gathers in St. John's/ 9
More than 240 delegates attended the 8th National Conference for the Advancement
of Women in Engineering, Science and Technology, held in St John's in
to Probe Major Engineering Feats/ 10
Building Big a five-part PBS series will exploring large structures and
what it takes to build them.
Once a Rocky Road For Women Alice Payne Tells U of C Convocation/ 11-12
Former APEGGA Councillor Alice Payne, P.Geol., well known for her many
contributions to the earth sciences and to a wide range of community causes,
received an honorary doctorate from the University of Calgary on June
16. The PEGG publishes her convocation address.
Firms Walk the Laser's Edge/12
Lacent Technologies Inc. and RD Corp., are among the Edmonton-based firms
that have built on strategies to use lasers and related technologies in
Nominations Insert and Forms/ 13-16
The PEGG contains information about APEGGA's Summit Awards and how you
can nominate deserving individuals and teams for these prestigious award.
Click here for information
forms on the APEGGA website.
Extended on Calgary's Historic Centre Street Bridge/ 17
Calgary's Centre Street Bridge has undergone extensive renovations in
the past year.
News briefs about individuals and firms with APEGGA connections.
to Technical Societies/ 20-21
The PEGG carriers its annual listing of APEGGA-related technical
societies and key contacts in these organizations.
Through the Decades/ 22
The series on engineering and geoscience highlight of the last century,
this month centres on the 1970s a busy period for Alberta engineers and
These Dates/ 26
for Students Holds the Key To Anil Mehrotra's
Success as a Teacher /28
Check Page 28 of the PEGG for a profile on the University of Calgary's
Anil Mehrotra, P.Eng., PhD, the first recipient of the APEGGA Excellence
in Education Summit Award.