|June 13, 2013
APGO's 2013 Annual General Meeting
Plan to attend APGO's Annual General Meeting on June 13, 2013.
King West Hotel
1 King Street West
Great food ~ Reception ~ A time to connect
Click here for the full AGM agenda.
Click here to download the proxy form.
Short Course Offering (In Person or Webinars)
Please click here to register for one or more of the following
Short Course 1: Speed Mentoring for Students and G.I.T.’s 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.,
Facilitating: Milan Situm, P.Geo., APGO Councillor - Students and G.I.T.’s will learn about their options in the wide world of geoscience. Skilled mentors will talk about their education, first job, their current responsibilities, and anecdotes that incorporate the problem solving side of their careers...
Short Course 2: Phase II Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) Report Review (as required by Ontario Regulation 153/04) 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.,
Presenting: Mahmood Hasan, P.Geo. - Brownsfield Hydrogeologist, Ministry of Environment, Environmental Approvals, Access and Service Integration Branch
Short Course 3: Doing Business with Defence Canada 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.,
Presenting: Dennis Katic, M.Sc., Manager, Environmental Services, Defence Construction Canada - A Regional Overview of Procurement and Contract Management for the Engineering and Geoscience Community.
Short Course 4: NI 43-101: Mineral Disclosure Best Practices 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.,
Presenting: Craig Waldie, P.Geo., and Jim Whyte, P.Geo., Ontario Securities Commission - An overview of NI 43-101 disclosure requirements and mining industry best practices to help you avoid a call from the regulator.
Short Course 5: Preliminary Results of the Ambient Groundwater Geochemistry Project in Ontario 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Presenting: Stew Hamilton, Ph.D, P.Geo., OGS - The Ambient Groundwater Geochemistry mapping program of the Ontario Geological Survey is characterizing groundwater quality in the major rock and overburden aquifers in populated parts of Ontario...
AGM Sponsorship Opportunities
The APGO would like to offer your company and you the opportunity to promote and connect with the geoscience community of Ontario, as well as show your support of professional geoscience through these sponsorship opportunities. Please see the following forms for more information:
• Indicate to which event your company’s support is to be directed
• Sponsorship Benefits Checklist
• Credit Card Payment Form
|March 25, 2013
The Ministry of the Environment Updates its “Technical Bulletin, Earth Energy Systems in Ontario" Bulletin
This is to inform you that that the Ministry of the Environment has posted an updated “Technical Bulletin, Earth Energy Systems in Ontario” (March 2013). This bulletin replaces the technical bulletin titled “Constructing Earth Energy Systems in Ontario” published by the Ministry of the Environment in September 2009. The March 2013 Technical Bulletin will be useful to designers and installers of earth energy (geothermal) systems, municipal Building Code officials, owners and other interested parties. It provides industry and others with an updated overview of Ontario’s environmental legislative framework governing the outside loop components of an earth energy system.
See the bulletin in English or French.
|January 4, 2013
2013 APGO Council Election Package
This is the official call for nominations for the APGO Council for the 2013-2014 term.
Three Council positions are open:
Vice President – This is a progressive three year term whereby the elected representative will serve as the VP for 2013-2014, President for 2014-2015, and Past-President for 2015-2016. Candidates must have at least one year of experience on Council.
Councillor at Large – Three year term, 2013-2016. Candidates must reside in Ontario.
Regional Councillor – Three year term, 2013-2016 representing geoscientists in the North East region. Candidates must reside in North East region to be eligible.
Click here for the package.