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Young Professionals – May 4th “Building your Empire” Financial Seminar

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

IEEE Young Professionals Winnipeg is hosting a financial planning seminar on May 4th 2015 – “Building your Empire”.  Learn how to handle budgeting, allocating money to savings, pension plans, as well as some basic investment strategies.  This presentation is geared towards Young Professionals, but anyone may attend.

Please email winnipeg.ieee.gold@gmail.com to RSVP by May 3.

Speaker: Mr Scott Braun (Financial Planner, BMO)
Time: May 4th 2015, 7PM
Location: E2-350 EITC, University of Manitoba
Cost: Free for IEEE members, $5 for non-members

Young Professionals (GOLD) Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Date:

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 from 6:00pm-9:00pm

Location:

Viscount Gort
1670 Portage Ave, Winnipeg

Abstract:

The AGM is open to all IEEE Winnipeg YP GOLD members, and will be held in conjunction with the IEEE Winnipeg section AGM this year. At this meeting we will review the IEEE Winnipeg YP GOLD activities for 2013 and elect the 2014 Executive Committee Officers. The officer positions are Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer, and Secretary. To be eligible to run for an officer position, you must (a) have previous experience on the IEEE Winnipeg YP GOLD Executive Committee or (b) submit a paragraph indicating your intention to run, previous experience, and goals for the position to winnipeg.ieee.gold@gmail.com by December 18, 2013.

As it becomes available, more information will be sent out about the IEEE Winnipeg YP GOLD AGM through e-mail and social media.

GOLD: Becoming a P.Eng. 2013

Monday, October 21st, 2013

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Date:

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 6:30-9:00pm

Location:

APEGM Office
870 Pembina Hwy.

Speakers:

Kathryn Marcynuk – IEEE GOLD Chair

Grant Koropatnick – APEGM Executive Director

Marcia Friesen – APEGM President

Julian Nedohin-Macek – P.Eng. Speaker

Abstract:

As you may know, a University Degree in Engineering is only the first step in becoming a Professional Engineer in Manitoba. If you are wondering how to continue the process and go from Engineer-in-Training to Professional Engineer come out for the information session on becoming a P.Eng. While the process is not complicated, it can be helpful to have an experienced voice to explain how things work and share tips learned along the way. Students, recent graduates and professionals of all ranges of experience are welcome. IEEE professionals and APEGM executives will explain the steps that APEGM uses to guide EITs into their professional careers. This will include discussion of work experience, reference letters, volunteering, professional development, and what happens once you’re ready to become a Professional Engineer. Food and beverages will be served!

Cost:

Free. BBQ and refreshments provided.

Registration:

Free for IEEE members, $10 for non-members.

Register online by clicking here.

GOLD: Introduction to LaTeX Seminar

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Date:

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 from 6-8pm

Location:

E1-270 EITC, Fort Garry Campus, University of Manitoba

Abstract:

LaTeX is a powerful typesetting system, used for producing scientific and mathematical documents. Unlike WYSIWYG tools such as MS Word, it uses plain text files that contain formatting commands making it very suitable for large documents.

Presentation outline:

  • What is TeX and why should I use it?
  • Installation and configuration
  • Basic document class and compilation
  • Cross-references, labels, and table of contents
  • Abstracts and keywords
  • Bullets and lists
  • Images and floating
  • Equations and the math environment
  • Basic tables
  • Keeping references with Bibtex
  • Showcase of advanced features
  • Discussion and question period

Speaker Bios:

Kane Anderson graduated from Computer Engineering at the University of Manitoba and currently works for Solara Data in Winnipeg. He is an experienced LaTeX user and will be delivering the workshop for the 3rd time at the University of Manitoba.

Cost:

  • Free! But, please register in advance.

Register:

Register by clicking here.

IEEE GOLD & IEEE Winnipeg Annual BBQ

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

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Date:

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from 6-8pm.

Location:

St. Vital Park Picnic Shelter #1B (see map)

(Rain Location: E2-229 EITC)

Abstract:

Join us for a fun evening outdoors with hot dogs, smokies, drinks, and snacks!

Network with IEEE Winnipeg & GOLD members.

Ticket includes food, drink, and an entry into a door prize of a $50 Future Shop gift card.

Cost:

$5 for IEEE members
$10 for non-members

Register:

RSVP by June 17, 2013 by clicking here.

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