ASTTBC eNews October 2016
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ASTTBC eNews is your connection with the Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of British Columbia, one of the largest professional associations in BC.

Current News & Events

ASTTBC Technology Awards: Register Now!

Click to RSVP to our 28th annual gala Technology Awards & Recognition Celebration on Saturday, November 19th!

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Thank You to ASTTBC Technology Awards 2016 Partners & Sponsors!

ASTTBC is pleased to recognize and thank our 2016 Event Partners and Sponsors!
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Forest Professionals CEO and ASTTBC CEO Exchange Notes

ASTTBC certified Forest Technologists for many years until the Foresters Act was changed in 2002. Full story here.
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Kerry Jothen of Human Capital Strategies Talks Tech Talent with John Leech

Talks included the lack of growth in tech grads from BC post-secondary institutions in the past decade. Click to read more.
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Premier Clark at ICBA: Speaks with CEOs From ASTTBC/ACEC-BC/CHBA-BC

During her remarks Premier Clark noted that BC has one of the fastest growing economies in North America. Click to read more.
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ACEC-BC Supports Trans Mountain Pipeline: ASTTBC Tracks Skills Demand

“Trans Mountain is a major project that would require highly skilled technology skills to pull it off.” said John Leech. Read full story here
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Video: BC Partners in Workforce Innovation

The BC Partners in Workforce Innovation (BC WiN) Pilot Project connects workforce demand with available supply.
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ASTTBC in the Community


Artist Robert Bateman Connects: ASTTBC Joins BC Construction Association

Robert Bateman was the guest speaker at a recent special dinner hosted by the BC Construction Association. Click for full story.

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Frank Rizzardo, AScT, Receives BCIT Distinguished Alumni Award

“Frank stepped up to the plate in his work and career to make BC a better place,” said John Leech. Click to read the full story now!

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BCWiT Autumn Social Another Success!

The BC Women in Technology (BCWiT) Autumn Social was another successful and fun event! Click to read more.

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ASTTBC Re-Commits to Supporting BC Women in Tech

A result of a Government of Canada resolution to the United Nations in December 2011. The first Day of the Girl was Oct 2012!

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Join Us For Industry-Student Pub Night At BCIT!

A great opportunity for engineering & tech students to meet members of ASTTBC and APEGBC in a relaxed and casual setting.

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ASTTBC Applauds the New STEM Awards Competition – $20,000 Up for Grabs!

Five industries are sharing challenges faced by their industry. Open to BC post-secondary students to solve them!

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ASTTBC On Social Media

As always, we feature important news, on the pulse, across all our social networks. Click here to stay in the loop.

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Member Services & Updates

Huge Member Savings Coming Up!

Members can save big on exclusive deals on products and services by visiting TechCLUB.
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Show Your Leadership by Donating to the ASTTBC Foundation Silent Auction

Donations are being accepted now, your support will be recognized at the ASTTBC Tech Awards Gala! Click for more info.

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ASTTBC Finance Dept Update

Contact Lumi Guias at — (604) 585-2788 ext. 237 for the status of your dues & fees.

Practice & Regulatory Standards

ASTTBC Code of Ethics: Principle 7

Conduct with fairness, honesty, courtesy and good faith towards clients, colleagues and others, give credit where it is due and accept.

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ASTTBC Applauds TAC Review of Learning Outcomes for Technologists

Recently, TAC completed its review of the Program General Learning Outcomes for Technologists (PGLOY). Click here to read!

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Professional Development & Tech Careers

Register for the Premier’s BC Natural Resources Forum

EARLY BIRD prices below in effect until midnight, Friday December 9, 2016. Click to RSVP Now!

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ACEC-BC’s Transportation Conference: The Changing Face of Transportation

Each year ACEC-BC, the Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure, and TransLink co-host a one day conference.

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TechPROfile: Melchor Rubico Malabuyoc, AScT

Melchor has worked in multinational electronic manufacturing companies as Process and Test Engineer for 7 years!

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RSVP To The 2016 Wood Design Luncheon Conferences!

Talk with experts in wood design and building while suppliers are on hand with exhibits to answer questions!

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Fire Protection Technician Project Based Training Program

New government funded program to train BC’s unemployed or underemployed in the field of Fire Protection Technicians!

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ASTTBC House & Property Inspector CPD Event

ASTTBC-PI members & guests are invited to attend a one-day conference at the Sheraton Guildford in Surrey on November 4, 2016.

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Upcoming Conferences & Seminars

Stay up to date with what’s happening in your industry by visiting our listing of events. Click here to view.

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UPDATED: Visit ASTTBC TechJOBS Website for Career Opportunities

Post jobs, and search out new opportunities on our TechJOBS site. Updated weekly, click here to see what’s new.

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CPD is a Requirement

Members are encouraged to review our policy on CPD and use the website designed to help members record CPD activities.

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