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ASTTBC e-News, February 2014

Dear Subscriber,

ASTTBC e-News is broadcast to ASTTBC members and registrants, Honourary Members and our many partners and colleagues. ASTTBC e-NEWS contains the latest information about ASTTBC's role as a self-governing professional association of technology professionals and the many services provided by the association. Each issue is posted to the ASTTBC web site.

Table Of Contents

West Vancouver-Capilano MLA Ralph Sultan Granted Honourary ASTTBC Membership at TARC 2013

APEGBC Releases Position Paper on Climate Change

ASTTBC Council Sport the New TECHNOLOGY SIZZLES Apron

March is National Engineering and Geoscience Month

Engineering - A Career That Pays

ASTTBC Partners with BC Government in Support of ITTP's

TechCLUB Spotlight

Multi-Lane Roundabout Presentation a Success

In the Media and on the Move

CCWESTT Conference Hits Regina May 22-24th

TAC Partners with Canadian College-Pilot Project for New Accreditation Model

ASTTBC Supports InSPIRE Advisory Committee

Do You Perform Electrical Work?

Construction Safety Officer Certification Program: An Exciting Future

Women in Technology Peer Mentoring Group: An Update

BC Economic Development Awards: Call for Entries

Tina Bos, AScT Featured on CHEK TV

Announcing BC Common Ground Alliance (BCCGA) Best Practices Version 3.0

BC Jobs Plan: Skills and Training in BC

ASTTBC Code of Ethics: Principle 5

TechPROfile: Sean Best, AScT

Post Your Career Story

Message From: Laure Nielsen, AscT

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a Requirement

Professional Development Opportunities

Update Your Contact Info

Become a Mentor

Share Your Innovations

ASTTBC on Twitter and Facebook

West Vancouver-Capilano MLA Ralph Sultan Granted Honourary ASTTBC Membership at TARC 2013

In reading out the citation at the ASTTBC Awards Celebration, ASTTBC CEO John Leech, AScT, CAE, indicated that ASTTBC has never before granted Honourary Membership to a sitting Member of the Legislature. "ASTTBC takes great care when awarding Honourary Membership," said Leech, "in this case Ralph is an ideal candidate, demonstrating exemplary leadership on many fronts, including as an MLA. But for ASTTBC, as a professional regulatory body, we must exercise caution when recognizing sitting members of Government. In this case the Association made an exception given that Ralph is a PEng and has actively supported initiatives that better serve the engineering and technology community and more broadly the public."

Ralph was elected MLA in West Vancouver-Capilano in 2001, and he is now serving his fourth term of office. Currently on the Legislative Review committee, Ralph has held the post of Minister of Advanced Education, Innovation and Technology, and Minister of State for Seniors, and served on numerous Economic Committees.

In his youth Ralph worked as a tree faller, a hydro lineman and as a surveyor's helper in the North and Central BC. Ralph has been registered as a Professional Engineer since 1957, in Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia. After graduating in engineering from UBC he spent two years in technical sales, before attending Harvard University. In 15 years at Harvard, Ralph earned three degrees - then joined the faculty as Associate Professor in the Business School.

In his next professional incarnation, Ralph spent a decade as Chief Economist of The Royal Bank of Canada, before joining Global Energy and Minerals Group in Calgary as Senior Vice President. Recruited into Anglo American's Hudbay mining subsidiary as Executive Vice President, Ralph spent two decades in the mining and financial industries in the Eastern Canada, Yukon, and British Columbia.

ASTTBC President, Dave Rutherford, in a brief interview early this year stated, "Ralph has made a significant contribution throughout his career and in his service to the public. I am pleased ASTTBC Council agreed to support the recommendation of Honourary Membership for Ralph."

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APEGBC Releases Position Paper on Climate Change

The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC) has published a position paper on climate change as it relates to the practice of professional engineering and geoscience.

APEGBC recognizes that the climate is changing and commits to raising awareness about the potential impacts as they relate to the practice of engineering and geoscience, and to providing information and assistance to members in managing implications for their own professional practice.

Professional engineers and geoscientists are uniquely positioned to provide guidance and advice to government and decision makers on how to respond to climate change, given their technical expertise and commitment to public safety.

APEGBC POSITION PAPER ON CLIMATE CHANGE

For more information please contact Tony Chong, P.Eng., Chief Regulatory Officer and Deputy Registrar at ccag@apeg.bc.ca or 604-412-6058.

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ASTTBC Council Sport the New TECHNOLOGY SIZZLES Apron

The new slogan that will headline ASTTBC's efforts to promote technology education and careers, 'TECHNOLOGY SIZZLES', has been loaded onto an apron with the tag line 'Get Cooking with ASTTBC'.

Launched at the ASTTBC Technology Awards and Recognition Celebration 2013, the logo and aprons will be highly visible in 2014 and the next few years. At the ASTTBC Council meeting on January 30, 2014, members of Council donned the aprons for a photograph. Joining ASTTBC Council was John Clague, PGeo, Vice President of APEGBC.

SEE THE PHOTOGRAPH

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March is National Engineering and Geoscience Month

National Engineering and Geoscience Month (NEGM) is an annual celebration of engineering and geoscience across Canada. As ASTTBC technologists, technicians and technical specialists are a vital part of BC's engineering teams, ASTTBC and it's over 10,000 members join APEGBC in showcasing the application of engineering and geoscience and their contribution to BC's economy.

This month-long event promotes awareness of the engineering, geoscience and technology professions, highlights career choices in these fields, and reminds the public of the many ways in which engineering and geoscience touch everyday life.

"Today's youth are already immersed in technology daily using computers, smart phones, robotics and games," said ASTTBC CEO John Leech, AScT, CAE. "Through NEGM we hope students and their parents and teachers realize they can build great careers using and advancing technology, within engineering, geoscience and technology teams."

ASTTBC is sponsoring many events and activities in the science and technology community and promoting technology education and careers. Here are some of the highlights:

Follow ASTTBC on Twitter @asttbc and @techsizzles for updates during National Engineering and Geoscience Month.

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Engineering - A Career That Pays

Survey shows American engineers' salaries increased in 2013

There is good news on the employment front for engineers in the United States: salaries for engineers are rising amid the growing global demand for technology services across industry sectors, particularly healthcare and energy.

According to the latest Engineering Income and Salary Survey conducted by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the average total annual income for engineers in 2013, including bonuses, was $104,303, nearly 0.8% higher than the previous year and almost 4.5% more than the $99,738 salary figure reported in 2011.

"Salaries for engineers have increased at a time when other professions have struggled through challenging economic conditions," said Madiha El Mehelmy Kotb, president of ASME. "The demand for engineers continues to grow, and many stimulating job opportunities are emerging."

Many of these job opportunities, according to the salary survey, are in the ocean engineering and petroleum fields, where the median income in 2013 was, respectively, $137,763 and $130,000. Other sectors showing good salaries include computer services ($124,000), nuclear energy ($119,000), and fire protection ($123,000).

ABOUT ASME

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ASTTBC Partners with BC Government in Support of ITTP's

3 contracts have been signed between the BC Government and ASTTBC in support of Internationally Trained Technology Professionals (ITTPs).

Three initiatives completed in 2013 include:

1. Working in BC
This initiative projects forward work completed in 2013 where ASTTBC consulted with 85 employers in BC on their interest and needs as it relates to ITTPs. Two key outcomes: (a) identification of 5 core competencies; and (b) the integration of a log book to help guide and track career development.

In 2014 ASTTBC will:

2. India Mutual Recognition Agreement - Phase 1
The purpose of this initiative, as with the Philippines project completed in 2012-2013, is to complete an on-site visit to India to fully assess / evaluate education and training, and, with favourable circumstance, to sign a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) on education standards. ASTTBC will build on the work of Ontario Association (OACETT) when they and others visited India in 2012.

For this contract we will:

The Second Phase will follow and include the visitation, assessment of education and training and signing of a MRA.

3. Foreign Credential Recognition Database
This project promises the development of a new database that will house ASTTBC assessment of foreign credential for the top ten (10) countries from which immigrants come to BC / Canada.

ASTTBC will work with other professional associations in Canada to validate, to the extent possible, all entries. Likewise ASTTBC will consult with other associations on the development of the database software. This project will dovetail with a contract between ASTTBC and Economic and Social Development Canada (formerly HRSDC) in which ASTTBC will develop a management protocol for a foreign credential database (IQDB) and validate program assessment note capture within the BC Government -ASTTBC contract. While not a deliverable of the contract, ASTTBC intends to move methodically toward a publicly accessible web site on which information is posted on the education offered in other countries and our assessment of the credential.

In all elements of this project ASTTBC commits to:

The desired outcome is a database of foreign credentials that is managed effectively based on an accepted management protocol and that will be relied upon by the technology professional associations in Canada. Uniform assessment of ITTP credentials will be enhanced and portability of professional credentials in Canada will be reinforced.

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TechCLUB Spotlight

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Multi-Lane Roundabout Presentation a Success

Tim Murphy, AScT, Senior Transportation Project Manager for Delcan Corporation, gave a presentation to 39 Transportation Engineers and Planners from the Vancouver Chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers on February 13th. Tim led the design and implementation of the first Turbo Roundabout installed in Canada at the Victoria International Airport, and the presentation was about the technology's broader application in Canada.

"The Turbo Roundabout was invented in the Netherlands and has a better road safety performance than standard multilane roundabouts, "says Tim. "With some adaption the Turbo Roundabout technology can be successfully applied in Canada."

This project has influenced the development of national design guides at the Transportation Association of Canada to include Turbo Roundabouts.

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In the Media and on the Move

Sarah Campden, CTech, RTMgr, has joined Herold Engineering Ltd. in their Victoria office. Sarah has worked for Focus Corporation and her own company Made to Measure Consulting Group as a civil technologist and project manager in the Victoria and southern Vancouver Island areas for over 12 years.

Herold Engineering Ltd. is a well-diversified Vancouver Island based consulting civil and structural engineering company with a corporate office in Nanaimo and design offices in Victoria and Fort Nelson BC. The company is involved with a variety of building, municipal, transportation and marine projects throughout British Columbia with the majority of the work being on Vancouver Island.

Salima Jethani, former Manager Program Development and Promotion, BC Provincial Nominee Program, of the Economic Immigration Programs Branch: Ministry of Jobs Tourism and Skills Training, accepted a position with the Ministry of International Trade as an Export Development Manager and left the BC PNP on January 10th, 2014. "It has been a pleasure to work with you and your team," says Salima. "Your professionalism and attention to the partnership has been amazing and I will miss working with you."

Congratulations on your new career moves!

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CCWESTT Conference Hits Regina May 22-24th

The Canadian Coalition for Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology (CCWESTT) is hosting the 15th biennial CCWESTT Conference May 22-24, 2014: "Open Opportunities: Mentoring the Future."

CCWESTT 2014 is laying the groundwork to create opportunities for women to choose and advance in careers in science, engineering, trades and technology (SETT). The conference aims to raise awareness of the opportunities for women in SETT careers, provide immediate and practical career tools, and stimulate networking and mentoring.

An incredible blend of workshops, keynote speakers, tradeshow displays, and networking will provide attendees with both inspiration and insight. Some program highlights include: Diversity and Human Rights, Recruitment and Retention; and the Art of Balance. Our keynote speakers include Stephen Lewis - former Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations and UN envoy for AIDS, and Hayley Wickenheiser - four time Olympic medalist.

Registration for CCWESTT 2014 is now open. The final registration date is May 1, 2014.

CONFERENCE INFO

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TAC Partners with Canadian College-Pilot Project for New Accreditation Model

A Canadian college has agreed to participate in a pilot project for Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC), a new organization established by Technology Professionals Canada (TPC). TPC is a partnership of provincial technology associations in British Columbia (ASTTBC), Alberta (ASET), Ontario (OACETT) and Saskatchewan (SASTT) which together represent approximately 85 per cent of the technology profession in Canada.

TAC is excited to be moving ahead with this important next step in the advancement of a world class national accreditation model for the technology profession.

"We are looking forward to working with this college on the pilot project. The college will submit the required paperwork in the spring and our first inspection visit is expected this summer when we will meet with key college personnel as well as graduating students, alumni and industry advisors," said Barbara Chappell, TAC Executive Director.

In the meantime, TAC continues to raise awareness about the benefits that its enhanced national accreditation model will bring to the technology profession. A corporate logo has been created and a website is under development and expected to launch in February or March. The establishment of TAC by TPC was in direct response to findings made by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) after performing a comprehensive, independent review of technology accreditation practices that existed at the time measured against best practices from other jurisdictions and sectors.

TAC is committed to assuming a leadership position in the delivery of an improved, efficient and effective national accreditation model, using trained, specialized auditors, maintaining an uncompromising degree of quality control and assurance, and rigorously applying national technology standards.

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ASTTBC Supports InSPIRE Advisory Committee

ASTTBC is providing ongoing support to the InSPIRE Advisory Committee, a group of industry and sector representatives whose mandate is to assist with Skills Canada BC's trades and technology career exploration and information sessions at high schools throughout BC. A number of presentations were delivered at pilot schools/classes in the interior of BC and other Metro Vancouver Schools. Work on this portfolio is ongoing.

ASTTBC will assist by providing pertinent technology career path information for presentations and support documents to secondary students. The BC Government initiative is welcomed by ASTTBC as the Association has asked the Government to put in place a technology awareness scheme.

"This is a GREAT initiative," said ASTTBC CEO John Leech, AScT, CAE. "ASTTBC and the ASTTBC - appointed Technology Education and Careers Council has been advocating for a program that would excite young minds about technology and tech education and careers. The InSPIRE program should do the trick."

TECC Chair, Sid Siddiqui, PEng on learning of the InSPIRE initiative indicated that the model should help draw attention to technology education and careers as well as to the role of technologists, technicians and technical specialists. TECC has met each year with the BC Government Cabinet Ministers responsible for education, advanced education and jobs. In each of the meetings TECC spoke to industry's need for greater numbers of technology professionals.

ASTTBC Manager, Member and Program Development, Jason Jung, AscT, is ASTTBC's rep on the InSPIRE Group. Jason reports solid progress on the pilots and looks forward to further refinements to the program as the Group learns from the early experiences.

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Do You Perform Electrical Work?

As a very general statement, in British Columbia unless you hold an Electrical Trade Qualification (TQ), are a registered apprentice, are being supervised by a TQ'd Electrician and working under a Permit, or have status as a Manufacturer's Representative, you may not perform Electrical Work*.

Now for suitably qualified and experienced Applied Science Technologists and Certified Technicians there is an option: Certification by ASTTBC and licensing by the British Columbia Safety Authority (BCSA) as an Electrical Work Practitioner (EWP). This allows you to legally perform that limited and specialized electrical work typical to those in the Electrical, Electronic and Bio-Medical Disciplines.

GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE EWP PROGRAM

EWP APPLICATION INFORMATION

WHO MAY PERFORM ELECTRICAL WORK IN BRITISH COLUMBIA

An EWP license is not, nor is it intended to be, a substitute for, or equivalent to, the permitted scope of work of a trade qualified electrician. It is designed to enable certain members of ASTTBC to perform the narrow scope of special work that is usual to their discipline. The program is quite similar to the Manitoba model. This and the BC development are being looked at very closely by other Provinces.

THE MANITOBA MODEL

If you need more information than is provided through the links above please contact jli@asttbc.org

*Please contact BCSA for specific information and clarification if you are unsure of your position in regards to Electrical Work.

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Construction Safety Officer Certification Program: An Exciting Future

The ASTTBC Construction Safety Officer Certification Program has undergone a series of very significant changes over the past few months, all designed to dramatically "raise the bar". Some important features are:

As a direct result of these improvements, the hard work of the CSO Certification Board and the strong support of our accredited trainers, registrations increased almost 20% in 2013. The number of CSO Registrants is greater than ever before and we are receiving strong and vocal support for the changes from across industry and registrants. Many thanks go to members of the Construction Safety Certification Board (CSCB) for their diligence and professionalism in making this transition a reality.

The members of the CSCB are; Bruce Jackson CRSP (Chair), Joe Collins CSO (Vice Chair), Sam Livingston CSO, Erin Patrick Williams CSO, Jim Nicholson CSO, Barry Manfield CSO, George Scott (CSO Pending), Jim Hughes (CSO Pending). In addition, each of the ASTTBC Accredited CSO are represented, including; John Denis (BCIT), JF Landry (ER Plus Risk Management) and Leslie Norris (Care Institute of Safety).

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Women in Technology Peer Mentoring Group: An Update

In March of 2013, BCWiT Chair Sarah Campden facilitated a Women in Technology Peer Mentoring Group for the Women's Enterprise Centre. This group was designed specifically to help women entrepreneurs in the technology field address the issues and barriers they experience while making the transition to self-employment. These issues range from creating a balance between work life and personal life, to facing a steep learning curve while developing new business skills.

Since the group met in 2013, it has grown in scope. The members found their mentoring group so helpful and the support so meaningful, that they have continued to meet monthly to discuss their businesses and any challenges they may be facing. Having this informal "advisory board" has been infinitely helpful when facing roadblocks and decisions in their businesses. They have prepared a schedule of future topics to discuss such as marketing, goal setting, and proposition statements.

Having the support of each other, and the opportunity to learn and grow as business owners, has been invaluable to these ladies as entrepreneurs.

WEC PEER MENTORING GROUP

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BC Economic Development Awards: Call for Entries

The BC Economic Development Association and BC Hydro's BC Economic Development Awards recognizes the province's best economic development programs, partnerships and marketing materials. These prestigious awards honor organizations and/or individuals for their efforts in creating positive change in urban, suburban, and rural communities.

Marketing Award - recognizes achievement in marketing that supports economic development.

Community Project Award - recognizes a community or partnership working together in economic development.

Winners will be announced at the 2014 BC ECONOMIC SUMMIT, which will be held June 8th to 11th in Richmond, BC.

Final submission deadline is April 25, 2014.

For more info call BCEDA at 604-795-7119 or email info@bceda.ca

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Tina Bos, AScT Featured on CHEK TV

Tina Bos, AScT and ASTTBC volunteers from Victoria recently attended the ASTTBC Booth at the 2014 Camosun College Trades and Technology Career Fair. Joining Tina for the day was Michelle Mah, AScT, Jeff Schouwstra, AScT and David Sparanese, AScT, CPWI 3. The Event was especially meaningful for the four as they are all Camosun Alumni.

While there, CHEK-TV was on hand to videotape interviews for a news segment dealing with the skills shortage. One of the participants interviewed was Tina.

Thanks to Tina and all our volunteers who represented ASTTBC!

View the INTERVIEW

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Announcing BC Common Ground Alliance (BCCGA) Best Practices Version 3.0

Announcing BC Common Ground Alliance (BCCGA) Best Practices Version 3.0 BC Common Ground Alliance has developed, through the commitment and consensus of its members, a manual of Best Practices. These practices represent a statement of the type of activities that BCCGA believes do provide optimum levels of diligence towards preventing damage to underground infrastructure. Not all stakeholders are presently in a position to adopt these practices, however, it is anticipated that progression will be made towards following the practices over time.

"Kudos to the BCCGA for their most recent work in releasing the Version 3 of their Best Practices Manual," says ASTTBC CEO John Leech, AScT, CAE. "Their leadership in this area has enhanced public and worker safety while ensuring the highest standard of practice is maintained in the ground disturbance industry."

THE MANUAL

Underground Utility Locating Certification Program Development Update

A collaboration between the BC Common Ground Alliance (BCCGA) and ASTTBC continues as the two organizations work towards the development of a certification program designed to recognize a practitioners' competencies and high standards of practice in Underground Utility Locating. It is highly anticipated that once available, this type of certification will bring an enhanced level of safety and assurances to industries which require verified underground utility locating. The BCCGA, in conjunction with its education partners, has already begun the process of delivering training to municipalities and individual practitioners to meet academic requirements related to the eventual ASTTBC certification. ASTTBC will continue to provide updates as the development of this program progresses.

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BC Jobs Plan: Skills and Training in BC

Of the one million job openings ahead, 43 per cent will need trades and technical training. For more info on how student's can start early, how parents can get involved, employer tools and resources, or how to change your career, go the BC JOBS PLAN WEBSITE.

TechJOBS Summary
It has been a busy start for ASTTBC's TechJOBS in 2014 as employers have been actively posting career opportunities.

Here are just a few of the jobs you'll find:

To view all listings, visit www.asttbc.org/jobs. Make sure to check back often as new career opportunities are posted regularly.

If your company is interested in posting a job, please contact Cheryl Blachuras at techinfo@asttbc.org.

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ASTTBC Code of Ethics: Principle 5

Uphold the principle of appropriate and adequate compensation for the performance of their work.

Amplification:

(a) Members should ensure that compensation is fair and appropriate for the services rendered, but are expected to put service above financial gain, quality above quantity and acknowledge a code of honour within a competitive spirit.

(b) Members should not undertake a contract for anything other than a firm price, and be cautious of contracts containing contingency fee clauses.

(c) Members should not submit any proposal to secure an engagement or assignment with a firm price or estimated cost lower than the realistic expected full estimated cost of the proposed engagement.

Commentary:
Member's fees shall be determined by the scope of work and level of service required. Cutting fees to the extent that results in the rendering of an incompetent or dangerous service is unethical. Contingency fee arrangements may cloud the judgment of the member dependent on the size of the fee, for example, zero in the case of an unsatisfactory conclusion or disproportionately high in other situations.

Offering services at less than cost as a 'loss leader' in order to secure future work is not recommended, particularly where the services might have an effect on the feasibility of future work. Potential clients should be made aware if a 'loss leader' type of service is offered, together with the future work expectation.

COMPLETE CODE OF ETHICS

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TechPROfile: Sean Best, AScT

TECHPROFILE is an online showcase of technology professionals registered with ASTTBC.

Sean Best, AscT, is an Architect AIBC for Hodgson Design Associates in Vancouver. In 1997 he visited Vancouver for a National 10 KM Timex road race with Run Nova Scotia, and liked it so much, he moved to B.C. one year later.

Career Highlights...

"I provide a refined excellence in design and technical experience in building projects," says Sean. "I specialize in high end modern residential, resort hospitality, and retail architecture. I have been responsible for obtaining building permits while continuing to oversee the projects progress to completion."

SEAN'S FULL TECHPROFILE

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Post Your Career Story

ASTTBC encourages you to post your career story. Connect with former colleagues, and get your name in front of 10,000 ASTTBC members and the many visitors to the ASTTBC website. Post your profile with photo, and if your name is mentioned in the e-News, it will be linked to your TechPROfile page.

See the GUIDE for posting your information

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Message From: Laure Nielsen, AScT

"I am very aware of the value and benefits of my registration with [ASTTBC] and intend to renew. I'm grateful for the benefits the association has extended to me thus far in the short length of time I've been in BC, and have taken advantage of the opportunity to volunteer with the Okanagan region of ASTTBC (Bruce Stevens) to show my support and gratitude."

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Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a Requirement

ASTTBC registrants are encouraged to review ASTTBC's policy on CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT and use the web site designed to help members record CPD activities.

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Professional Development Opportunities

There are links to many worthwhile professional development opportunities, SEMINARS AND COMING EVENTS on the ASTTBC website. Stay current and grow your capacity as Technology Professionals!

Here's just a sample if you follow the links:

YPG Breakfast Seminar: Communication in Multidisciplinary and Multicultural Environments, Vancouver, March 4th, 2014
MORE INFO

Strategic Leadership Skills Program, Victoria, March17-19, 2014
MORE INFO

Simon Fraser University Ecological Planning and Sustainable Design, Vancouver , March 21-22nd
MORE INFO

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Update Your Contact Info

To update your ASTTBC contact information, please use our ONLINE FORM.

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Become a Mentor

ASTTBC invites you view the video on the ITTPBC.com MENTORING PAGE and see if mentoring is something you would like to do.

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Share Your Innovations

Are you or your colleagues creating some innovative technology applications? Want to tell the technology community about it? Let us know. We'll gladly publish a story on your accomplishments. Send 200 words or less to telliott@asttbc.org

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