Women in Engg Summit 2018, Edmonton

 

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PMINAC in collaboration with Women in Engineering have organized a first-ever summit in Edmonton. It’s being conducted on Friday, September 14, 2018 at our very own Telus World of Science, Edmonton.

WHO TO ATTEND

All Engineers, Project Managers, Project leads, Program managers, Project coordinators, Business analysts, Students that are looking for growth and other interested public.

Men, women and young people, all are welcome. Register today!

WHY ATTEND

Excellent networking and knowledge sharing 

By attending the first-ever Women in Engineering Summit in Edmonton, you will join a growing network of women in engineering and geoscience in Alberta, Canada. We need more than a University degree to assure we have a fulfilling and sustainable career in this industry. Find out how we can all help each other.  More to this, PMINAC members will get a 15% discount in the registration fee.

We believe women engineers must be valued, respected and recognized for their contributions to the field to ensure women stay in the profession until retirement. Our event is being covered in media and don’t miss the keynote by Ilya Espino de Marotta, VP of Engineering, Panama Canal Authority. 

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REGISTRATION

Educators & Related Professionals…………...........................$149.00+GST

Recent Graduates, Students & Unemployed…………….........$119.00+GST

Register Now!

 

PROGRAM 

Time

Session

Speaker

7:30-8:30

Registration

 

8:30-9:00

Opening Keynote & IMAX Film showing

Ilya Espino de Marotta

9:00 – 9:45

MAX Film - Dream Big: Engineering Our World

 

10:00 – 11:15

Employment Strategies that get RESULTS

 Karen Carleton, M.Ed., M.Sc.

11:15-12:15

How to Support your Tribe – Awareness and Behavioral Change

Susan Urra, P.Eng, PMP, MBA

12:15-1:10

Fireside Chat: How to Ask for a Promotion

Claudia Gomez-Villeneuve, P.Eng, M.Eng., PMP, ACG

1:10-2:25

Targets for Women in Engineering - Employment Equity Policies

Martha Vega-Smith, P.Eng, DTM

2:25-2:40

YOGA BREAK IN THE GRASS 

 

2:40-3:55

Inter-Gender Communication for Professional Men and Women

Diana Ionescu, P.Eng, NLPC

3:55-4:30

Engineers Canada's 30 by 30 Initiative: The Tipping Point We Need

TBA

4:30-6:00

Closing Ceremony and Celebration of our Summit's Goals

WES Committee

 

Our Speakers

Keynote: Ilya Espino de Marotta, Executive VP Engineering and program management for the Panama Canal Authority

With a degree in Marine Engineering, Marotta has worked for the Panama Canal Commission/ Panama Canal Authority for more than 30 years. She has held a diversity of roles within the Industrial, Dredging, Mechanical Engineering and Accounting areas. In 2012 she was appointed the first Executive Vice President of Engineering for the Panama Canal Authority. She is the recipient of a multitude of accolades including: “Outstanding Woman of the Year” in 2014 by the Panamanian Association of Business Executives, the “2016 Women Who Make a Difference”  by the International Women’s Forum, and was named on the list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Central America by Forbes Magazine of Mexico

Location

TELUS World of Science - Edmonton
11211 142 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T5M 4A1
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Event Properties

Event Date 09-14-2018 7:30 am
Event End Date 09-14-2018 6:00 pm
Individual Price $126.65 for PMINAC members
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