Professional Development Opportunities represent engineering or geoscience training that is not a single event. This page contains links to:
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Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC)
The Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) is the national trade organization of Canada's aerospace manufacturing and service sector. AIAC is the voice of Canada's aerospace community.
The Agricultural Institute of Canada (AIC)
The Agricultural Institute of Canada (AIC) unites the professional and scientific components of Canadian agriculture in a federation of provincial institutes of agrologists and scientific and agriculture-related organizations. By tapping into the virtually unlimited resources of its membership, AIC provides credible information and comment on every aspect of Canadian agriculture.
The American Ceramic Society
The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) is the world's leading organization dedicated to the advancement of ceramics. ACerS, an international association that provides the latest technical, scientific and educational information to its Members and others in the ceramics and related materials field, structures its services, staff and capabilities to meet the needs of the ceramics community, related fields, and the general public.
American Concrete Institute
ACI chapters are formed to further the objective of ACI by bringing together the various individuals and groups in the local area who are interested in concrete, for the purpose of discussing and disseminating technical information. The Manitoba Chapter is located in Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
American Public Works Association (APWA)
The mission of the American Public Works Association is to improve the quality of life by providing a forum for the development and exchange of ideas, information and technology, which enhances the delivery of public services by promoting the personal and professional growth of its members, and by advancing public works issues on the public agenda.
Chapters are the essential element in APWA's service delivery system for its members. They offer one of the most immediate, easy and cost-effective opportunities to exchange information with colleagues and to keep up to date on the latest public works technologies and management trends. Organized within nine regions, APWA's 67 chapters are located throughout North America and serve virtually every metropolitan area, state, province and region on the continent.
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)
The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers is a scientific and educational organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food, and biological systems. Founded in 1907 and headquartered in St. Joseph, Michigan, ASABE comprises 9,000 members representing more than 100 countries.
Our members serve in industry, academia, and public service. They each have broad training in various engineering disciplines, and they all share a key commonality: agricultural engineers are uniquely qualified to determine and develop more efficient and environmentally sensitive methods of cultivating food and fiber for an ever-increasing world population.
Founded in 1907 and headquartered in St Joseph, Michigan, ASAE comprises 9,000 members representing more than 90 countries.
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
ASCE is recognized as a leader in promoting technology worldwide.
Applied Technology Council
A nonprofit corporation advancing engineering applications for natural hazard mitigation.
Arbitration and Mediation Institute of Manitoba Inc.
AMIM is a public service, non-profit, non-governmental organization which provides the public with the means of resolving disputes of all kinds through arbitration, mediation and other methods, and acts as a regional centre of information, education and research.
The Society is organized for the sole purpose of advancing the arts and science of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration for the public's benefit through research, standard of writing, continuing education and publications.
ASM International is the society for materials engineers and scientists, a worldwide network dedicated to advancing industry, technology and applications of metals and materials.
American Society For Testing and Materials (ASTM)
ASTM is a developer and provider of voluntary consensus standards, related technical information, and services nationally and internationally.
American Water Works Association
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is an international nonprofit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply. Founded in 1881, AWWA is the largest organization of water supply professionals in the world. Its more than 50,000 members represent the full spectrum of the drinking water community: treatment plant operators and managers, scientists, environmentalists, manufacturers, academicians, regulators, and others who hold genuine interest in water supply and public health. Membership includes more than 4,000 utilities that supply water to roughly 180 million people in North America.
AWWA's members in Canada belong to five AWWA sections, from British Columbia to Atlantic Canada. Canadian members are represented by a strong Canadian Affairs Committee. Recent AWWA annual conferences in Vancouver and Toronto testify to the strong bonds between water suppliers north and south of the Canadian border.
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology (ABI)
The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology (ABI) is changing the world for women and technology. ABI believes that involving women in technology - how it is taught, learned, created and used - benefits everyone. ABI's mission is two-fold:
ABI provides resources and programs to help industry, academia and government recruit, retain and develop women leaders in high technology careers. By providing numerous platforms that ensure women's voices, ideas and spirits to influence technology ABI is delivers programs that are changing the world for women and for technology.
Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering - International (AACEI)
ACE International is a 501(c)(3) non-profit professional association. Since 1956, AACE International has provided its members with the resources they need to enhance their performance and ensure continued growth and success. With over 7,500 members world-wide, AACE International serves cost management professionals in the disciplines of project management, estimating, risk management, and claims. AACE International has members in 87 countries and cover 80 local sections.
Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists
The Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG) was developed to meet the professional needs of geologists who are applying their scientific training and experience to the broad field of civil and environmental engineering. Engineering geologists work in close coordination with construction, foundation and highway engineers, hydraulic engineers and hydrologists and with environmental professionals in environmental remediation, city planning and natural hazard risk reduction. AEG members represent geological engineers and geologists in practice, academic and governmental positions.
Association of Manitoba Land Surveyors
The Association of Manitoba Land Surveyors is a professional, self-governing body operating under The Land Surveyors Act, C.C.S.M. c. L60, and regulating the practice of land surveying for the protection of the public and administration of the profession. In order to maintain the standards of integrity and technical knowledge, the Association establishes entrance requirements, arranges for continuing education of its members, maintains professional standards, arbitrates compliants from the public, and disciplines its members when necessary.
The Canadian Academy of Engineers
The Canadian Academy of Engineering is an independent, self-governing and non-profit organization established in 1987 to serve the nation in matters of engineering concern. The Fellows of the Academy are professional engineers from all disciplines and are elected on the basis of their distinguished service and contribution to society, to the country and to the profession. The total number of Fellows at any one time may not exceed 250.
The Canadian Assocation for Earthquake Engineering
The Canadian Association for Earthquake Engineering/l'Association Canadienne du Génie Seismique (CAEE/ACGS) is a federally incorporated non-profit organization with offices situated in Vancouver and housed in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of British Columbia. The primary objective of CAEE/ACGS is to foster earthquake engineering practice and research in Canada. CAEE/ACGS is a technical society whose membership is open to all interested engineers, geoscientists, architects, planners, economists, social scientists, public officials, etc.
Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment
CCME is the major inter-governmental forum in Canada for discussion and joint action on environmental issues of national and international concern. The council is made up of environment ministers from the federal, provincial and territorial governments. Its work is supported by a permanent secretariat.
Canadian Dam Association (CDA)
The Canadian Dam Safety Association (CDSA) was founded in 1989 to advance the implementation of practice to ensure the safe operation of dams in Canada. In 1997, the CDSA amalgamated with the Canadian National Committee on Large Dams (CANCOLD) to form the Canadian Dam Association (CDA).
Canadian Design-Build Institute (CDBI)
The Institute was formed in 1998 to serve the interest of a very diverse group of practising individuals. Membership in CDBI is open to any one who has an interest in design-build, however, the policies are set by a core group of members who represent a number of industry sectors, namely: owners, consultants, contractors, and providers of allied services such as insurance and bonding companies, financial institutions and law firms.
Canadian Engineering Education Association/Association Canadienne De L’Éducation En Génie
The Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA) is a membership driven organization whose mission is to “enhance the competence and relevance of graduates from Canadian Engineering schools through continuous improvement in engineering education and design education”
Canadian Federation of Engineering Students
The CFES web site is intended to facilitate communication between member societies by providing useful information and resources.
The Canadian Geoscience Council
The Council serves the national and regional interests of all Canadians and serves the specialized disciplines of earth science practised by some 14,000 scientists in Canada. The Council represents these scientists by means of its membership of delegates from the national scientific and technical societies in the earth sciences, scientists from industry, from the universities, and from government agencies concerned with the geoscience of the natural environment of Canada and of its mineral, energy, and water resources.
The Canada Green Building Council
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) exists to accelerate the design and construction of Green Buildings across Canada. The Council is a broad-based inclusive coalition of representatives from different segments of the design and building industry.
The Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society
The Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society was founded in 1980 as a non-profit society across Canada to promote improved planning, design, operation and management of hospital and healthcare service systems.
Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM)
The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM), the leading technical society of professionals associated with the Canadian minerals and materials industry, has 11,000 members from industry, government and academia who are dedicated to the discovery, production, utilization and economics of minerals, metals and petroleum. Thousands more are also involved as CIM Branch members all across Canada. CIM periodicals also reach 2,000 other subscribers across the world in various universities and libraries. Most CIM members live in Canada although around 1,000 live abroad.
Note: The Petroleum Society of Canada has merged with Society of Petroleum Engineers.
Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG)
The Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG) is the national, societal home for geomatics professionals, technologists and technicians and is devoted to advancing the development of geomatics in Canada. Founded in 1882, CIG has approximately 1,500 members in 17 branches nationwide which include land surveyors, hydrographers, photogrammetrists, engineering and geodetic surveyors, remote sensing specialists, GIS/LIS specialists, cartographers, equipment manufacturers and suppliers, and persons in related fields of engineering, planning, natural resources and environmental science.
Canadian Institute of Management (CIM)
The Canadian Institute of Management offers learning programs leading to professional designations and certificates.
The Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society (CMBES)
The CMBES, organized in 1965, is a national society affiliated with the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering. One of the aims of the CMBES is to bring together all individuals in Canada who are engaged in interdisciplinary work involving engineering, the life sciences and medicine.
Canadian Geophysical Union
The CGU fosters communication through its annual scientific meeting, sponsorship of a Distinguished Lecturer and its bi-annual newsletter, Elements. The CGU recognizes outstanding contributions to the geophysical sciences by awarding the J. Tuzo Wilson medal annually. Student participation in the scientific meeting is especially encouraged through student travel awards and prizes for best student papers in various categories. The CGU nominates Canadian representatives for the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics and affiliated societies, and provides its members with reduced rates for journals published by the American Geophysical Union and European Geophysical Society.
Canadian Public Works Association
The Canadian Public Works Association (CPWA) was founded in 1986 to enhance the services of the American Public Works Association to the Canadian public works community and to improve the quality of public works products and services to Canadian citizens. Since 1986, CPWA has become 'the voice of public works in Canada'. CPWA is an organization of public works professionals in Canada who are members of APWA; any individual, agency or corporation in Canada with an interest in public works and infrastructure issues can become a member of CPWA by simply joining APWA. Membership details are available under Membership information at www.apwa.net/membership.
The Canadian Society for Bioengineering
The Mission Statement of the Canadian Society for Bioengineering (The Canadian society for engineering in agricultural, food, environmental, and biological systems) is:
Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists
Organized to promote the science of geophysics and to promote fellowship and cooperation among our members.
Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG)
The objectives of The Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG) are to promote the science of geology, especially as it relates to petroleum and natural gas exploration and exploitation, to foster the spirit of scientific research throughout its membership, and to promote a public awareness of the need for professional and well trained scientists.
Canadian Society of Soil Science
The Canadian Society of Soil Science (CSSS) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization for scientists, engineers, technologists, administrators and students involved in professional soil science.
Canadian Society for Value Analysis
The CSVA mission is to promote the application of the value methodologies for the benefit of governments, industries, practitioners and society.
Canadian Water Resources Association, Manitoba Branch
The Canadian Water Resources Association is a national organization of individuals and organizations interested in the management of Canada's water resources. The current membership of the Association is composed of private and public sector water resource professionals including managers, administrators, scientists, academics, students and users. It has branch organizations in eight provinces and members throughout Canada and beyond. The branches have a more regional focus, which allows the Association to provide direct services and activities to members.
The Canadian Water and Wastewater Association
The Canadian Water and Wastewater Association was established in 1986 to represent the common interest of Canada's municipal water and wastewater systems, particularly those related to federal and inter-provincial bodies' policies, programs and legislation or to national Codes or Standards.
The Canadian Welding Association
A non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of welding in Canada.
Canadian Women's Virtual Information Centre
Womennet.ca, the Canadian Women's Virtual Information Centre, helps women respond to challenges and improve their quality of life. Whether they are working outside the home or parenting, on their own or with a spouse, young, middle-aged or older, women face challenges. Womennet.ca is the site to turn to for information and resources to help women take charge of their lives.
Certified Technicians and Technologists Association of Manitoba (CTTAM)
CTTAM certifies Engineering and Applied Science Technicians and Technologists in 13 disciplines and is a Member of The Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists and World Federation of Technology Organizations. CTTAM represents some 2000 certified technicians and technologists in the Province of Manitoba.
The Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC), Manitoba Section
The Manitoba Local Section of the CIC provides a meeting place for chemists, chemical engineers, and chemical technologists who live and work in Manitoba.
Construction Technology Centre Atlantic (CTCA)
Since its inception in 1988 as a non-profit organization, the Construction Technology Centre Atlantic (CTCA) has served the construction industry members by providing a personalized bridge to the implementation of the most recent developments in technology.
EdGEO, initiated in the early 1970s, supports local workshops on earth science for Canadian teachers. It is coordinated by the Canadian Geoscience Education Network of the Canadian Geoscience Council (CGC) and funded by donors including CGC, the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, the Geological Association of Canada and other geoscience organizations and private companies.
EdGEO workshops provide teachers with enhanced knowledge, classroom resources and increased confidence.
EIC's Continuing Education Program is supported by the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers, Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada and Canadian Academy of Engineering. The EIC is committed to cooperate with the CCPE, the provincial engineering associations, and other organizations to develop meaningful guidelines for maintaining and demonstrating professional competency.
The Geological Association of Canada
The Geological Association of Canada is a national society for the geosciences, whose members include earth scientists from across Canada and around the world. The Geological Association of Canada maintains liaison with other earth science societies (either directly or through the Canadian Geoscience Council), appoints representatives to national and international scientific organizations, and provides advice to government and the public on geological issues. GAC has 5 Regional Sections including a Winnipeg Section, 12 Specialist Divisions, and 5 Associated Societies.
Illuminating Engineering Society of North America - Winnipeg Chapter
The IESNA is the recognized technical authority on illumination. For over ninety years its objective has been to communicate information on all aspects of good lighting practice to its members, to the lighting community, and to consumers through a variety of programs, publications, and services. The strength of the IESNA is its diversified membership: engineers, architects, designers, educators, students, contractors, distributors, utility personnel, manufacturers, and scientists, all contributing to the mission of the Society: to advance knowledge and disseminate information for the improvement of the lighted environment to the benefit of society.
The IESNA is a forum for the exchange of ideas and information and a vehicle for its members' professional development and recognition. Through its technical committees, with hundreds of qualified members from the lighting and user communities, the IESNA correlates research, investigations, and discussions to guide lighting experts and laypersons via consensus-based lighting recommendations.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
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IEEE Computer Society
With nearly 100,000 members, the IEEE Computer Society is the world's leading organization of computer professionals. Founded in 1946, it is the largest of the 35 societies organized under the umbrella of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
IEEE Power Engineering Society
The scope of the Society embraces planning, research, development, design, application, construction, installation and operation of apparatus, equipment, structures, materials and systems for the safe, reliable and economic generation, transmission, distribution, conversion, measurement and control of electric energy. It includes the developing of engineering standards, the providing of information and instruction to the public and to legislators, as well as technical scientific, literary, educational and other activities that contribute to the electric power discipline or utilize the techniques or products within this discipline.
IEEE Winnipeg Section Women in Engineering Affinity Group Chapter
WIE membership is open to anyone eligible for IEEE membership. The WIE Affinity Group Chapter welcomes men & women from science and engineering to a non-technical based forum where they can discuss issues of importance to engineers and technologists, including employment, the future of engineering, and networking, as well as the sharing of technical information. One of the main functions of the WIE group will be to provide mentoring and support to the existing Red River College IEEE student branch WIE Affinity Group.
Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)
The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), an international individual member educational and scientific association, is one of the largest and fastest-growing multimodal professional transportation organizations in the world. ITE members are traffic engineers, transportation planners and other professionals who are responsible for meeting society's needs for safe and efficient surface transportation through planning, designing, implementing, operating and maintaining surface transportation systems worldwide. The Institute serves as a gateway to knowledge and advancement through meetings, seminars, and publications. The Institute also has more than 70 local and regional chapters and more than 90 student chapters that provide additional opportunities for information exchange, participation and networking.
Intelligent Sensing for Innovative Structures
ISIS Canada Research Network was established in 1995 to provide civil engineers with smarter ways to build, repair and monitor structures using high-strength, non-corroding, fiber reinforced polymers (FRPs) and fiber optic sensors (FOSs). It was created by the federal Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) program and encompasses 15 universities, 33 Project Leaders (principal researchers), 276 researchers, 92 associated organizations, and 36 multidisciplinary demonstration projects. The Administration Centre headquarters for ISIS Canada is at the University of Manitoba.
The mandate of ISIS Canada is to advance civil engineering to a world leadership position, through the development and application of FRPs and integrated intelligent FOS technologies, for the benefit of Canadians through innovative and intelligent infrastructure. The objective is to revolutionize the design of civil engineering structures over the next decade. The mandate has been extended to 2009, with $12.8 million in funding in place to 2006.
International Federation for Information Processing
IFIP is a non-governmental, non-profit umbrella organization for national societies working in the field of information processing. It was established in 1960 under the auspices of UNESCO as an aftermath of the first World Computer Congress held in Paris in 1959. Today, IFIP has several types of Members and maintains friendly connections to specialized agencies of the UN system and non-governmental organizations. Technical work, which is the heart of IFIP's activity, is managed by a series of Technical Committees. Each of these committees has two major types of activities - Events and Publications.
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Since its incorporation in 1990, IISD has worked to help decision-makers understand the principles of sustainable development and how to put them into practice. In addition to providing international leadership on key issues, the institute also works closely with Canadian government agencies and businesses to interpret sustainable development in a national context.
International Personnel Management Association - Canada (IPMA-Canada)
IPMA-Canada is the nationally recognized Human Resource organization, is a "Centre of Excellence" on the leading edge of research, policy and professional development, is pro-active and dynamic, sets standards of practise and ethics for the Human Resource community, is a change agent capable of influencing policy in Human Resource practices, is responsive/service oriented to our members' needs, is financially sound with a strong membership base, and is an active partner with other provincial, national and international organizations. IPMA-Canada has chapters across Canada including Manitoba).
International Society for Measurement and Control (ISA)
ISA fosters advancement in the theory, design, manufacture, and use of sensors, instruments, computers, and systems for measurement and control in a wide variety of applications. In addition to hosting the largest conferences and exhibitions for instrumentation, systems, and automation in the Western Hemisphere, ISA is a leading technical training organization and a respected publisher of books, magazines, and standards. ISA also serves the professional development and accreditation needs of Control Systems Engineers (CSE), instrument technicians, and others within the field of instrumentation, systems, and automation.
Founded in 1945 as a nonprofit, educational organization, ISA has expanded its technical and geographical reach to become a resource for 39,000 Members and thousands of other professionals and practitioners in more than 110 countries around the world.
ISA is recognized worldwide as the source of training, standards and information on instrumentation, systems and automation. Virtually every industry is influenced by ISA and its members who help to drive down product costs while increasing product value and quality.
Manitoba Building Officials Association (MBOA)
Membership in MBOA is available to individuals, firms, corporations, associations, governments and government agencies interested or engaged in the administration and enforcement of regulations related to buildings and structures and their planning, construction, demolition, alteration, renovation, maintenance, operation and renewal.
Manitoba Building Envelope Council (MBEC)
The Manitoba Building Envelope Council (MBEC) is a non-profit organization that began in 1986.
MBEC is an association that has a diverse and wide cross section of members involved in the building envelope industry. Members consist of architects, engineers, manufacturers, consultants, educators, contractors, building owners and others related to this field.
Manitoba Business Calendar
The Manitoba Business Calendar is the website which informs business and economic developers of significant events in Manitoba. The calendar is a partnership of public-sector organizations involved in economic development.
Manitoba Industry, Trade and Mines
Collecting, interpreting and disseminating accurate, timely technical information to industry stakeholders; providing a transparent, competitive, comprehensive and stable regulatory, policy and fiscal framework that ensures sustainability; creating awareness about the benefits and opportunities in the sustainable development of mineral resources in Manitoba.
Meeting Professionals International (MPI)
is the world's largest association of meeting industry professionals with more than 17,000 members in 64 countries.
MPI serves as a pivotal force in positioning meetings as primary communications vehicles and critical components of an organization's success. Its repertoire of quality adult education and networking events, industry resources and advocacy programs serves the diverse needs of its members and non-members alike.
Manitoba Institute of Agrologists
The Manitoba Institute of Agrologists is the association which represents agrologists in Manitoba. Agrologists can be found working in every sector of the agricultural industry - from banks to boardrooms and farmers fields.
Manitoba Quality Network (QNET)
The Manitoba Quality Network has a membership of nearly 500 individuals from over 200 organizations in service, manufacturing, government, health care and education sectors. QNET provides services to assist individuals and organizations in their pursuit of quality management. Services include education and training (workshops, seminars, conferences, training initiatives, etc.), a resource centre (videos, books, periodicals, CD ROMs, newsletters, consultant and speaker databases), and networking and sharing of best practices.
The Mineralogical Association of Canada
Mineralogy is the science that deals with minerals, their structure and chemistry, the processes and environment of their formation. This science is closely integrated with crystallography, petrology, geochemistry and mineral deposits. In keeping with this, the Mineralogical Association of Canada (MAC) was formed in 1955 as a non profit scientific organization to promote and advance the knowledge of mineralogy and the allied disciplines of crystallography, petrology, geochemistry and mineral deposits. Through its annual meetings, short courses, publications and sponsored symposia, the Association provides a forum for the presentation and dissemination of current knowledge and advances to world-wide community of earth scientists. Ever since its inception, MAC has given special attention to mineral deposits geology, particularly in organizing symposia, short courses and publishing special volumes and short-course notes on the subject.
Mining Association of Canada
The Mining Association of Canada was originally incorporated as "Canadian Metal Mining Association" under the Companies Act of Canada with Letters Patent granted on January 16, 1935. MAC's mission is to promote, through the collective action of members, the growth and development of Canada's mining and mineral-processing industry, for the benefit of all Canadians. In support of this mission, the Association strives to provide services to our members which consistently meet their needs and provide good value.
Project Management Institute (PMI)
The Project Management Institute (PMI) is a worldwide professional organization. Its members include project managers from every industry and discipline, including engineering, pharmaceuticals, construction and information technology. Membership includes a Project Management Professional certification program. The Manitoba Chapter of PMI has been in operation since 1994 and currently has 148 members. The local chapter is based in Winnipeg but has membership from around the province.
Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada
The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada is the national voice for the Canadian mineral exploration and development community and provides a forum for information exchange, ensuring a strong mining industry for the benefit of all Canadians.
Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST)
SCWIST is a non-profit voluntary association, established in 1981. Since its founding, the society has aimed to promote equal opportunities for women in scientific, technological and engineering careers, educate the public about careers in science and technology and particularly to improve social attitudes on the stereotyping of careers in science, and assist educators by providing current information on careers and career training, science and scientific policies.
Society for Technical Communication (STC)-Manitoba Chapter
The Society's diverse membership includes writers, editors, illustrators, printers, publishers, educators, students, engineers, and scientists employed in a variety of technological fields. With more than 20,000 members worldwide, STC is the largest professional organization serving the technical communication profession.
Society for Women Engineers
The Society of Women Engineers is the largest non-profit educational and service organization representing both student and professional women in engineering and technical fields.
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), Winnipeg Chapter
The Winnipeg Chapter of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers is to be a source of educational and awareness tools for individuals in manufacturing to help continuously upgrade their technical knowledge and improve the overall manufacturing community.
Soil and Water Conservation Society
The Soil and Water Conservation Society fosters the science and the art of soil, water and related natural resource management to achieve sustainability. We promote and practice an ethic recognizing the interdependence of people and the environment.
Solid Waste Association of North America
SWANA is a non-profit, educational organization serving individuals and communities responsible for the management and operation of municipal solid waste management systems. Dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in the field, SWANA offers its members training programs, technical assistance, and educational opportunities to help meet their ever-growing needs.
Transportation Association of Canada
TAC is a non-profit association of government and industry members which acts as a neutral forum for the discussion of transportation issues and concerns and as a centre for technical excellence in surface transportation infrastructure.
Tunnelling Association of Canada
The purpose of TAC is to promote and advance Canadian tunnelling and underground excavation technologies, and safe design, construction and maintenance, and to facilitate the exchange of information on related activities and technical developments. Membership may include, but not be exclusively limited to, individuals and organizations involved in the concept, design, construction, operation and maintenance of civil and mining tunnels, underground excavations, and all other planned uses of underground space.
Water Environment Federation (WEF)
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is an international not-for-profit educational and technical organization of over 40,000 water experts. WEF members include environmental, civil, and chemical engineers, biologists, chemists, government officials, treatment plant managers and operators, laboratory technicians, college professors, researchers, students, and equipment manufacturers and distributors.
Western Canada Water & Wastewater Association
WCWWA is a Western Canadian, not for profit regional association, providing membership services for the American Water Works Association (AWWA), the Water Environment Federation (WEF), the Manitoba Water and Waste Association (MWWA), and the Alberta Water and Wastewater Operators Association (AWWOA), along with the Municipal Service and Suppliers Association (MSSA). WCWWA is dedicated to the education, training, and networking of its members in order to aid them in providing exceptional environmental services to the Community.
Women in Global Science and Technology
Women in Global Science and Technology facilitates global networking among women scientists and technologists on critical issues in science and technology for development. One of the main goals of WIGSAT is to promote international collaboration and coalition building among women scientists and technologists (both formal and non-formal) around the world, for policy advocacy and action which recognizes and supports women's contributions to S&T for development.
Women in Science and Engineering (University of Manitoba)
Some time between kindergarten and junior high school an alarming number of female students lose interest in sciences and mathematics. As a result, the enrollment in mathematics and science courses at the high school level is significantly lower among females than males. The Manitoba Board of Education annual statistics for 1989 showed only 30% female registration in Grade 11 Physics. This statistic prompted the University of Manitoba's Women in Science Committee members, to found the Access Program for Women In Science and Engineering (WISE). WISE was formed with the hope of not only encouraging girls to study science at the high school level but to also pursue science in their post-secondary studies and careers as well.
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Arbitration and Mediation Institute of Manitoba Inc.
AMIM is a public service, non-profit, non-governmental organization which provides the public with the means of resolving disputes of all kinds through arbitration, mediation and other methods, and acts as a regional centre of information, education and research.
The Banff Centre for Management
The Banff Centre for Management is the acclaimed leading centre in Canada and one of the top five in North America for the professional development/strategic retreats of senior and mid-level leaders from business, government, Aboriginal and not-for-profit communities.
Banff Executive Leadership Inc.
Banff Executive Leadership Inc. specializes in the development and facilitation of learning experiences for those who are truly senior leaders. Directors of Boards, and those who are already Vice Presidents, General Managers and heads of organizations, have unique developmental needs, demands and contexts for their learning approaches, and peer networking expectations.
The Ben Graham Group Inc.
The Ben Graham Group offers the process improvement conferences created by Dr. Ben S. Graham Jr., the world's foremost authority on process improvement and work simplification. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, and holds a Doctorate in Behavioral Science from UCLA (awarded with distinction). The Ben Graham Group offers both conferences and consulting services throughout the United States and Canada.
Canadian Electricity Association
Founded in 1891, the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) is the national forum and voice of the evolving electricity business in Canada. The Association contributes to the regional, national and international success of its members through the delivery of quality value-added services.
Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC)
The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) is the national industry organization representing the structural steel, open web steel joist and steel platework fabricating industries. Formed in 1930, CISC was granted a Federal Charter as a non-profit industry association in 1942. CISC operates as a technical, marketing, and government relations organization.
Canadian Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
The members of the Canadian Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute have many strengths to offer your next project. CPCI Members have 35 plants located throughout Canada with over 250,000 sq.m. of plant space available for producing the precast concrete you require for your project.
Canadian Standards Association (CSA)
CSA International offers a complete compliment of seminars, workshops and networking opportunities for professionals interested in all the areas of standards, certification and associated areas.
Canadian Technology Network
“The Canadian Technology Network links federal and provincial government labs and agencies, universities, community colleges, industry associations, technology centres and economic development agencies. Together these organizations provide innovative Canadian companies with quick and personal access to expertise, advice and information about how to meet technology and related business challenges … through a cross-country network of advisory and affiliate members.
The Canadian Wood Council
The Canadian Wood Council is a national federation representing the solid wood products industry in Canada. It is a non-profit trade association responsible for the production and distribution of technical information regarding the use of wood products in construction.
Our mission is to provide the latest technical information to engineers, technologists, technicians, inspectors, and other technical hungry people. We strive to be your online choice to find technical information on the web and beyond, including CASTI engineering books, CD-ROMs and training courses. We'd like to hear your comments to help us improve in reaching this goal.
The Cement Association of Canada
The Cement Association of Canada represents 100% of Canadian cement producers. It is the national and regional voice of Canada's cement industry.
The Association works with strategic partners to expand the use of cement and concrete in Canada, provides technical and engineering expertise to the users of concrete, and provides a vehicle for its members to participate in public policy development.
Construction Specifications Canada
CSC is a multi-disciplinary, non-profit association dedicated to the improvement of communication, contract documentation, and technical information in the construction industry.
Consulting Engineers of Manitoba
The mission of ACEC-MB is to help its member firms be more successful. To achieve this, ACEC-MB has adopted the key strategies employed by ACEC-Canada as its own. They are as follows:
DC Stevens Consulting Group Inc.
DC Stevens Consulting Group Inc., is based in Victoria, and specializes in organizational development and effectiveness, focusing on leadership and management issues. Looking at contract management from both the buyer's and seller's perspectives, the DC Stevens Consulting Group Inc. has provided training and consultation on the best practices guidelines on the business and management processes associated with all of the phases of contract management.
Educational Program Innovations Center (EPIC)
EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center provides and delivers continuing engineering education, short courses, seminars, in-house training programs, operating engineer programs, online distance education courses, certificate programs for engineers, scientists and technologists with ceus.
ENSYS Engineering Training
Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Orlando, Florida, ENSYS is the only highly specialized engineering CEP-continuing education provider, specialized in technical problem-solving training programs for the engineering industry. We are the market leader in engineering license exam preparation, we set the standard with our EIT and PE exam training programs in which users work in a structured, hands-on problem-solving environment, with unparalleled pass rates of over ninety percent. ENSYS supports engineering firms, and engineering professionals with training systems that includes best-in-class engineering continuing education and a sophisticated suite of training programs.
ENSYS supports engineering professionals with twenty years of training system development and delivery experience for licensing exam preparation, engineering license renewal, continuing education, expert-knowledge training and advanced designation training courses that supports virtually every training need and stage of career development. Engineering professionals enroll in ENSYS courses which are delivered through technology-based alternatives, including interactive online and computer-based programs, or through traditional instructor-led and self-study programs.
Environmental Services Association of Alberta (ESAA)
Established in 1987, the ESAA is one of Canada's leading environment industry associations with nearly 300 member organizations. Dedicated to building a strong environment industry, the ESAA is a business association with a business approach to providing programs leading to its members' corporate success!!
Global Innovative Campus (GIC)
Global Innovative Campus (GIC) Canada is a provider of professional training in many areas of business, engineering, and project management. GIC offers technical education via face-to-face classroom courses, in-house training, distance education, and video conferences. GIC successfully trains professionals to upgrade their knowledge to make them more productive as well as helping them advance along their career path.
Franklin Covey Canada, Ltd.
Franklin Covey is a leading global professional services firm offering integrated learning and performance solutions to assist professionals and organizations to increase their effectiveness in Productivity, Leadership, Communication and Sales. Its Franklin Planner® and training products are distributed in 170 countries. Franklin Covey Co. Vice-Chairman Hyrum W. Smith is a noted speaker and author of The Ten Natural Laws of Successful Time and Life Management. Company Vice-Chairman Stephen R. Covey is also a world-renowned speaker and international best-selling author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, First Things First, Principle-Centered Leadership, and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families.
Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada
HRAI education programs provide industry members with the technical competence required to design and install HVAC systems. These programs include training and certification courses (in-class and home study), computer software, as well as over 20 technical manuals.
Dr. J. Herbert Smith Centre
Web-based courseware designed for engineers, technologists, managers and entrepreneurs seeking business management knowledge, skills and tools.
University of Manitoba Technology Transfer Office
The University of Manitoba, Technology Transfer Office comprises a group of professionals who provide a wide spectrum of intellectual property services to the University community and to the people of Manitoba.
Institute for Biodiagnostics (IBD)
IBD's four-pronged research program involves researchers from many disciplines of science, engineering and medicine, brought together to create non-invasive approaches to diagnosing disease and monitoring treatment.
Intelligent Sensing for Innovative Structures (ISIS Canada)
ISIS Canada, a federal Networks of Centres of Excellence program, is a collaborative effort of Canadian universities specializing in civil, mechanical, materials, aerospace, and electrical engineering.
It was established in 1995 to research and develop innovative uses of fibre reinforced polymers (FRPs) in concrete structures that are prone to deterioration because of corroding steel reinforcements. As a means of documenting the behaviour of FRP, ISIS Canada also researches and develops structurally-integrated fibre optic sensing (FOS) systems that allow engineers to monitor structures from remote locations.
Land Information Division (L.I.D.) Manitoba
The Land Information Division of the Dept. of Natural Resources (Manitoba) web site offers users information on a wide range of available products related to the provincial land mass including topographic mapping, cadastral mapping, remote sensing, toponymy and others. L.I.D digital bases provide an excellent foundation for the end user who wishes to link georeferenced data or G.I.S. applications to a common spatial reference framework that is current, precise and homogeneous.
Manitoba Construction Safety Association
Manitoba Construction Safety Association is pleased to offer safety courses in a variety of industry specific areas. MCSA training is offered throughout Manitoba, with our main training centres located in both Winnipeg and Brandon.
Manitoba Environmental Industries Association (MEIA)
The Manitoba Environmental Industries Association (MEIA) is a non-profit organization that is committed to connecting business, government and interested stakeholders with environmental issues and opportunities.
Manitoba Food Processors Association (MFPA)
The Manitoba Food Processors Association (MFPA) is an industry-run organization whose mission is to facilitate and promote the food processing industry in Manitoba.
Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA)
The Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA) membership base includes contractors and their subs in roadbuilding, sewer and water, bridge building, manufacturers and suppliers of aggregate, petroleum producers and suppliers, heavy equipment dealers, consulting engineers, financial institutions and bonding agencies -- virtually every aspect of the heavy construction industry. The industry provides employment to in excess of 10,000 Manitobans.
The MHCA provides Core Environmental Courses targeted for managers, environmental coordinators and supervisors, and are designed to enhance environmental knowledge and awareness.
Manitoba Safety Council
The Manitoba Safety Council is an autonomous non-profit, non-political organization registered with Revenue Canada as an educational and charitable institution. Through education, training and the distribution of safety information, we seek to foster and promote an interest and dedication to safety among Manitobans. The Manitoba Safety Council is a co-operating agency of the Canada Safety Council and the National Safety Council (U.S.A.).
Manitoba Trade and Investment Cooperation
Manitoba Trade and Investment (TM) contacts and resources, the business immigration program, upcoming events, downloadable documents, and investment links.
Established in 1997, Mining Technology is a procurement and reference resource providing a one-stop-shop for professionals and decision makers within the mining and quarrying industries worldwide. Mining Technology provides a comprehensive breakdown of mining equipment suppliers, products and services, up-to-date news and press releases, white papers and detailed information on current industry projects and trends. The Mining newsletter details the latest industry developments, and our recruitment area provides career information and the latest job vacancies in the field.
Office of the Fire Commissioner
The Office of the Fire Commissioner serves its Manitoba clients under three Acts: The Fire Prevention Act, The Buildings & Mobile Homes Act, and The Department of Labour Act.
The Office provides a critical link in the Manitoba safety infrastructure. In partnership with our primary client, the Manitoba Fire Service, we provide education and training, advice, codes and administration, fire investigation and emergency response. To emphasize cooperative emergency service, we have changed the name of the Manitoba Fire College to the Manitoba Emergency Services College.
P.A. Douglas & Associates Inc.
P.A. Douglas & Associates Inc. was incorporated in 1975 to provide high quality seminars, workshops and educational materials. During the past twenty-four years over 100,000 individuals from the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia have attended our programs. In addition to our public seminars, our in-company seminar division has conducted professional development courses and seminars to numerous Fortune 500 companies, as well as governments, universities and the military.
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
The Patent and Trademark Institute of Canada (PTIC) was founded in 1926. It is an association of professionals who specialize in intellectual property: patents for inventions, trademarks, copyrights, and industrial designs. The PTIC promotes the protection of intellectual property in Canada and abroad in order to enhance Canada's economic prospects as a sovereign nation and to foster cooperation between Canada and its trading partners around the world. The Patent and Trademark Institute of Canada (PTIC) has become the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC).
Petroleum Engineering Institute for Continuing Education (P.E.I.C.E.)
The Petroleum Engineering Institute for Continuing Education (P.E.I.C.E.) is based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and is committed to the technical and personal development of working professionals within the Petroleum Industry.
Portland Cement Association
Since 1916, PCA has conducted market development, research, education, and public affairs work on behalf of its members - cement companies in the United States and Canada.
PCA's educational programs are a superb resource for you and your people. Get acquainted with the materials and courses we've prepared, then get in touch with us. All the information you need is in this section, including online registration.
Post-Tensioning Institute (PTI)
A non-profit organization for the advancement of post-tensioned, pre-stressed concrete design and construction. PTI represents a community of businesses and professionals dedicated to expanding quality post-tensioning applications through research, code development and marketing.
Quality Management Institute (QMI)
Through the Quality Management Institute (QMI), a division of CSA and North America's leading management systems registrar, we offer training and registration services to help companies achieve the ISO 9000, ISO 14000 or other systems registrations needed to compete successfully at home and abroad.
SkillPath Seminars is a comprehensive training and skill improvement provider. [SkillPath] consistently offer the highest quality technology, self-improvement and management seminars available.
University of Manitoba Transport Institute
The University of Manitoba Transport Institute provides logistics education and research activities for the public and business communities. Institute staff is comprised of academic and graduate students specializing in various facets of the transport industry. Additional expertise is drawn from professional associates and consultants from both within the university and industry. The Transport Institute main areas of activity are logistics, engineering, economics, policy, trade, tourism and telecommunications.
The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce
The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce is the leading organization representing business in our community. Incorporated as The Winnipeg Board of Trade by an act of the Provincial Legislature on March 8, 1873, The Chamber is older than the City of Winnipeg by six months. Today, The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce continues to serve as the "voice of business," ensuring that the business perspective is heard on the issues of the day.
The Winnipeg Construction Association (WCA)
The Winnipeg Construction Association (WCA) has been serving Manitoba's construction industry since it's founding March 15, 1904. (at which time it was known as the Winnipeg Builders' Exchange). WCA represents 315 firms that are active in the non-residential sector of the construction industry throughout Manitoba.
Universities and Colleges
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Athabasca University's online Executive MBA program offers managers an opportunity to increase their knowledge, skills and leadership potential through the development of core competencies that are crucial to success in any organization.
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is Canada's premier polytechnic institution and largest provider of vocational and trades training in British Columbia.
BCIT's mission is to build pathways for career success in the global marketplace through teaching excellence and applied education and research. With an outstanding reputation for providing work-ready graduates, BCIT is recognized and supported by corporate and industry partners throughout the province. BCIT's School of Construction and the Environment is concerned with the natural environment, the built environment and the relationship between them.
The University is a co-educational, non-denominational, government-supported institution in the Province of Manitoba. It is a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada and the Association of Commonwealth Universities.
Campus Manitoba (CMB) is a consortium of Brandon University, the University of Manitoba, the University of Winnipeg and Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface. Funded by The Council for Post-Secondary Education (COPSE), CMB's function is to facilitate access to post-secondary education throughout the province of Manitoba.
Canadian Forces University Program (CFUP)
The aim of the Canadian Forces University Program (CFUP) is to assist Canadian Forces personnel (Regular and Reserve) retired members, civilian employees of the Department of National Defence, and members of their families, in pursuing a university education on a part-time basis.
Dalhousie University Continuing Technical Education
Dalhousie University Continuing Technical Education is dedicated to professional education and research in the fields of architecture, computer science, and engineering.
Native Access Program for Engineering
Lakehead University’s Native Access Program (NAP) is a nine-month program designed to assist you in making a successful transition to university by providing you with enriched supports and programming.
Red River College
Most course offerings are held on the main campus of Red River College, located at 2055 Notre Dame Avenue in Winnipeg, MB. Continuing Education courses are also held at the College's Downtown Campus at Union Station and Kildonan East Collegiate.
Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology
The mission of Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology is to contribute to Canadian society by being a transformational leader in providing students with career-related education and training.
Simon Fraser University, Management of Technology
The Management of Technology (MOT) MBA is designed to address the needs of the high technology business sector -- a strong and emerging economic force in BC. Developed by the Faculty of Business Administration in consultation with business leaders, the program continues SFU's long tradition of industry collaboration.
Winnipeg Technical College
Winnipeg Technical College offers a unique education and training opportunity built on a foundation of flexibility, individualization, hands-on learning, and caring instruction in a modern well equipped facility.
The College has taken a leading role in developing innovative strategies and educational programs that meet the employment needs of students, business and industry in the ever changing labour market. Winnipeg Technical College continues to look for opportunities to improve training, program delivery and services to students and companies and organizations looking for skilled and motivated employees.
University of Manitoba
More than twenty-six certificate programs are offered by Continuing Education. Certificates are designed primarily for continuing professional development and are typically offered in partnership with faculties, professional associations, or public or private sector organizations in order to meet changing community needs.
University of Toronto
Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Professional Development Centre, Toronto, Ontario.
University of Winnipeg
The University of Winnipeg Continuing Education Professional Studies Program prepares you for today's business world. Our programs are designed to make lifelong learning a reality, with accessibility and flexibility backed by all the support possible from the University of Winnipeg. The Continuing Education Division also offers a Professional Studies Seminars Series.
University of Wisconsin
Professional Education Courses: short courses, seminars, and workshops for practicing engineers and technical professionals.
University of Waterloo
Education is important in today's workplace and we have carefully selected a variety of courses to help you in your career. Courses that provide solid learning in an easy-to-schedule timeframe.
From Presentation Skills to Mediation, Project Management to Accounting, Leadership to Business Writing, each course will provide practical skills you can apply in your own work environment almost immediately.
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Self-directed study is taking advantage of access to advanced training and career development programs. It allows individuals to be accountable for their own learning, to take advantage of self-directed learning rather than the traditional classroom-based instruction, to make the "learning" transition from the classroom to the job site, and establish after-work study hours. The internet has opened many opportunities to self-directed study through e-learning.
Self-directed study information and resources can be found by visiting the web sites of the organizations listed below:
Assistance in determining your learning style.
Assessing Learning Management Systems
Examining key performance and administrative functions of a learning management system.
Integrated training solutions to engage and inspire any type of leader.
Value of Self-Directed Learning in the Workplace
Self-directed learning programs hold numerous advantages over traditional forms of classroom instruction for employees in the workplace, whether they be leaders, managers, or individual contributors