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
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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.
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