The Northern Technology Engineering Society is finally launching their new website and recruitment videos for volunteers. Making sure there is Engineering and Technology education in the North is obviously very important to me, NTES and the North.
BUt we can’t do it alone. If you are an engineer or technologist and have some time to spare, we need you to help us reach school age kids.
This is the video of some of our volunteers that are helping us spread our message.
Hope you can join us. You can visit www.NTES.ca for more info.
During the UBCM Conference today – A resolution on advanced education on technology and engineering was passed. CKPG’s news coverage is below:
Northern BC is forecasted to see tremendous growth over the next two decades, with major projects slated for the area. But some believe the lack of an Engineering program in the area could hamper those projects. Municipal officials have a very specific message for Victoria regarding the educational gap. And now, the City is using the Union of BC Municipalities convention to get some support.
As many of you may (or may not) know, I am the president of NTES (Northern Technologist and Engineering Society) in the North. We meet monthly to see how we can help to push forward the need for Engineering in Post Secondary Education. Specifically we are looking to build a school of Engineering right at UNBC.
Our belief is that those that are schooled in the North will end up staying in the north to live and work.
Often at different talks that I present I am asked, “Why Engineering? What does it have to do with Innovation?”
Watch this video where I say a quick sound bite of how they are connected:
This video goes back even further from our days in Vancouver and my company Tribotec. It has been fun going through all the old footage.
I have been going through all my old files and I found this video. It is from a few years back but I thought I’d share it here.