2022 APEGA Annual Report



IMMIGRANTS OF DISTINCTION SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATH AWARD Presented by Immigrant Services Calgary, the Immigrants of Distinction Awards recognizes immigrants and refugees who have made our communities stronger and more prosperous. The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math award honours someone who has achieved success in or made outstanding contributions to promote one or more of those fields. WISER BLACK HISTORY MONTH WiSER’s virtual Black History Month Panel Discussion showcased the contributions, achievements, and lived experiences of a diverse group of black women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). WiSER—or Women in Science, Engineering & Research—is a University of Alberta committee that supports STEM graduate students and professionals. FORWARD SUMMIT Forward Summit advances economic partnerships between industry leaders and Indigenous communities. The summit prioritizes Indigenous prosperity by supporting open dialogue between communities and businesses. It is Canada’s largest and most influential event centred on progressing economic reconciliation.

Strategic sponsorships connect us with new and diverse audiences to elevate awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the engineering and geoscience professions. We are proud to partner with organizations that share our goals of driving innovation, protecting public safety, and building an equitable future. Some of these sponsorships are showcased here. GEOCONVENTION GeoConvention brings together Earth science professionals for a focused energy-science conference, integrating geophysics, geology, mining, and petrophysics through hundreds of technical presentations, posters, and an exhibit floor.


APEGA was the presenting sponsor of the Apollo: When We Went to the Moon exhibit. It featured interactive, educational displays and more than 100 artifacts from early space missions, including the historic Apollo 11 moon landing.


•The first humans to walk on the moon were engineers. •Geoscientists continue to study lunar rocks from moon landings to learn about the cosmos.

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