East Toronto Seminar: A Review of the Regulatory Performance of PEO

Date: 16 MAR 2020

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Toronto Public Library – Fairview Branch,35 Fairview Mall Drive, Meeting Room #3 (4th Floor) Toronto, ON M2J 4S4

Register: Please follow this link

Seminar Overview:

Marilyn Spink, P.Eng. – a practicing Engineer for over 25 years – has been a PEO Councillor for the last 6 years. She will share what compelled her to get involved with PEO Council at this stage of her career, key learnings about PEO’s mandate as a regulator – especially what she wish she had known about PEO earlier in her career! Your participation and questions are encouraged. Marilyn will facilitate a critical discussion all Engineers should be engaged with regarding current threats and opportunities for our Engineering Profession using the 15 recommendations from PEO’s recent independent regulatory performance report as a lens. Whether you are a P.Eng. or an EIT, this interactive presentation will provide an understanding of why Council commissioned the independent regulatory performance report and actions Engineers can take so we remain a strong self-regulated profession to “Own Our Future” or it may be owned by others.

Speaker Bio: Marilyn Spink, P.Eng.

Marilyn graduated from Queen’s University in materials & metallurgical engineering. She was “bit by the Capital Projects bug” after designing, constructing and commissioning a steel mini-mill in Kentucky. She then progressed to multi-discipline design engineering management delivering large, complex minerals projects around the globe from $500M USD to over $9B USD. She is currently President of GS Group, a global project advisory practise. Marilyn volunteers her time via her lieutenant governor appointment to PEO’s Governing Council – Canada’s Largest Engineering Regulator. She is a sought after thought leading speaker. Her goal is to influence corporate boards to shift their mindsets towards sustainability, specifically the mining sector, employing the design thinking of an Engineer.

Should you have any questions, please email easttoronto@peo.on.ca.

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