ASTTBC eNews November 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 a Tradition of Excellence

ASTTBC hosted more than 325 industry professionals at the 2016 #ASTTBCAwards! Click here for full event and photo album.

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Greetings From Premier Christy Clark

Premier Christy Clark sent video greetings to this year’s Technology Awards & Recognition Celebration.
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Message From Minister Andrew Wilkinson

Minister Andrew Wilkinson acknowledged the importance of Technology Professionals to the BC economy.
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Mazza Innovation Recognized with ASTTBC TechGREEN Award 2016

Mazza Innovation of Delta BC specializes in extracting bioactive compounds for natural foods, supplements and beauty products.
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CEOs of ASTTBC and Science World BC Discuss ‘STEM-to-Jobs’

‘STEM-to-Jobs’ emerged as the theme of a recent lunch conversation between the CEOs of Science World BC and ASTTBC.
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Industry 2030 Report: National Strategy for Canadian Manufacturing in the Digital Age

Be it tools, equipment & machinery businesses use or the products we consume every day, we all rely on manufacturing.

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Industry 2030 Report: Manufacturing Growth, Innovation and Prosperity for Canada

Every individual and every business in Canada is directly supported by manufactured goods.
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ASTTBC in the Community


ASTTBC Honoured To Be Nominated Association of The Year.

Congrats OCS Family Resources on your win! Thanks to Anita Huberman and Surrey Board of Trade for a fabulous #SBEA2016!

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Today is Giving Tuesday – Help the Youth of Today Become the Techs of Tomorrow!

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday! This is a day to give back to our communities by supporting our favorite charities.

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Connecting Notaries Public BC and ASTTBC

John Leech and Notaries CEO Wayne Braid have been exploring points of intersection between the two regulatory bodies

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Upcoming Events

Stay up to date on all upcoming seminars, networking events and conferences in your industry. Click here to see what’s coming.

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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

Great Member Savings Coming Up!

Members can save big on exclusive deals on products and services by visiting TechCLUB.
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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 8

Present to employers & clients the consequences if professional decisions or judgments are disregarded.

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TAC Site Visit at Kwantlen Polytechnic University

A successful TAC site visit was part of the accreditation of Kwantlen`s Environmental Protection Technology program.

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TAC Accredits 5 Engineering Tech Programs at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Click here to read more, and to visit TAC’s news and announcements page for more stories.

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BC Building Act Update: Variation Requests

The application for requesting a local authority variation under Section 7 of the Building Act is now available.

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Professional Development & Tech Careers

Register for the Premier’s BC Natural Resources Forum in Prince George

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

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Nominate Next Year’s Manufacturer Of The Year

BC Manufacturers’ Hall of Fame Awards recognizes people demonstrating leadership and innovation in manufacturing in BC.

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Register for NAEPA Power Breakfast Series Featuring Dallas Smith - December 6th

Featuring engaging speakers who’ve navigated projects through challenges involved in developing energy projects.

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Register for Changing Face of Transportation Conference on January 26

ASTTBC members are encouraged to attend this one day transportation conference on BC’s transportation plans.

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TechPROfile: Svetlana Bell, AScT

Svetlana has hands-on experience in high-power testing, including design and construction of test set-ups. Click to read on!

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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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