Don't Miss APEGA's Largest
Professional Development Offering of the Year

Staying current in your field and being aware of trends are challenging for every professional. The APEGA Summit’s Professional Development (PD) Conference offers you a choice of 20 educational sessions and 2 plenary presentations over three days, featuring engaging and practical sessions for engineers and geoscientists.

Participating in this annual conference will help you learn and network with your peers while you earn up to 10 Continuing Professional Development hours. Your custom conference session selections support your own unique learning and development needs, and apply to professionals across disciplines and industries.

This year’s sessions fall into 4 different streams. You are welcome to pick and choose sessions from each stream freely—the only limitations are the seats available and that each session is only offered once!

The 2021 Conference Theme is: Building Better

Building Better Technical Competence

This stream will focus on technical aspects across contexts. Topics include the importance of safety procedures, a study of the Boeing 737 Max, and more!

Building
Better
Members

This stream will focus on the regulatory aspects of APEGA. Topics include your role in a self-regulating profession, professional practice reviews and more!

Building
Better
Careers

This stream will focus on the career development of all attendees. Topics that will be covered include managing career transitions, business etiquette and more!

Building Better Business Knowledge

This stream will focus on business knowledge that will apply to everyone. Topics that will be covered include project management, marketing essentials and more!

2021 Conference Schedule

Staying current in one’s field and being aware of trends is a challenge for every professional. The 2020 APEGA Professional Development Conference offers you a choice of 20 educational sessions and 2 plenary presentations over a day and a half, featuring engaging and practical sessions for engineers and geoscientists.

Participating in this annual conference will help you learn and network with your peers while you earn up to 10 Continuing Professional Development hours. Your custom conference session selections support your own unique learning and development needs, and apply to professionals across disciplines and industries.

We’re finalizing the 2021 schedule, check back soon!

Featured Speakers

Dr. Wendy Okolo, PhD

Dr. Wendy A. Okolo is an aerospace engineering researcher in the Intelligent Systems Division at NASA’s Ames Research Cente

Professor Andrew E. Pelling, PhD

Scientist, professor, entrepreneur, and TED Senior Fellow, Andrew Pelling has built a career on unapologetic curiosity, creat