APEGA’s premier professional development conference brings new and seasoned engineers, geoscientists, and working professionals together virtually for two days of expert-led sessions on industry innovation, technical competence, and regulation in Alberta.

Keynotes

Streams

Sessions

OVER

CPD Hours

Meet This Year's Keynote Speakers

Colonel Chris Hadfield

First Canadian Commander of the International Space Station

    Prof. Maydianne CB Andrade, PhD, FRCGS

    Award-winning teacher, researcher, and science outreach educator

      Murray Smith

      Expert in Canada-U.S. relations and the future of oil and gas development in Canada

        25 Sessions across Five Streams

        In addition to our engaging keynote speakers, you can select from 25 relevant sessions—across five streams—lead by highly regarded and inspiring speakers to support your professional development goals.

        Advancing
        Science &
        Technology

        This stream will focus on technical aspects across contexts.

        Advancing
        Practice &
        Regulation

        This stream will focus on the regulatory aspects of APEGA.

        Advancing
        Careers &
        Employment

        This stream will focus on the career development of all attendees.

        Advancing
        Business &
        Leadership

        This stream will focus on business knowledge that can help advance your career.

        Advancing
        Research &
        Innovation

        This stream will focus on innovative ideas that can be applied across professions.

        2022 Nexus Conference Schedule At a Glance

        9:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. MST
        Welcome Address
        9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. MST
        Keynote: Preparing for the Unexpected: How to Manage Through Complexity and Change, from Col. Chris Hadfield
        Lunch break
        12:45 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. MST
        Professional Development Sessions
        2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. MST
        Professional Development Sessions
        3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. MST
        Networking Mixer
        9:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. MST
        Welcome Address
        9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. MST
        Keynote: Unconscious Bias and Challenges to Fair Assessment, from Maydianne Andrade, PhD
        10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. MST
        Professional Development Sessions
        11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. MST
        Lunch break
        12:45 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. MST
        Professional Development Sessions
        2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. MST
        Keynote: Headwinds and Tailwinds, from Murray Smith
        3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. MST
        Networking Mixer

        Choose Your Package

        *Must purchase three of the same admission items to qualify. Cancellations for full refund must be submitted by May 30, 2022. After June 6, 2022, cancellations will be refunded at 50 per cent. All refunds are subject to an administrative fee of $5 plus GST. 

        Full-Conference Live Access

        This package provides access to:

        • the full conference (your choice of 25 sessions across five streams)
        • three keynote presentations
        • over 50 continuing professional development hours
        • live speaker Q&As
        • 1-on-1 networking with 700+ attendees
        • a customizable agenda
        • the virtual expo
        • the chance to win prizes
        • unlimited, on-demand access until Sept. 9, 2022

        On-demand access does not include keynote presentations.

        APEGA Members

        $250

        Non-Members

        $350

        Student

        $150

        Single-Day Live Access

        This package provides access to:

        • your choice of one day of the conference
        • selected day’s keynote presentations
        • live speaker Q&As
        • 1-on-1 networking with 700+ attendees
        • a customizable agenda
        • continuing professional development hours
        • the virtual expo
        • the chance to win prizes
        • unlimited, on-demand access until Sept. 9, 2022

        On-demand access does not include keynote presentations.

        All Attendees

        $175

        APEGA supports the ongoing development of our members. Discounts are available to APEGA members who are unemployed or underemployed. Contact APEGA’s Professional Development team for more information.

        Earn While You Learn

        • Earn over 50 continuing professional development hours
        • Get downloadable, printable digital certificates from the sessions you attend

        Session certificates will be available when you have completed 80 per cent of a session. Sessions must be uploaded into myAPEGA to count towards your overall continuing professional development requirements.

        Need Help Getting Your Supervisor on Board?

        Preparation is key to showing your boss how your attendance at the APEGA Nexus conference will benefit you and your organization. We’ve put together some resources to help you explain.

        APEGA Nexus

        is presented by

        The Personal Insurance Company

        Thank you to our other sponsors

        Delegate Gift Box Sponsor

        Canada Life

        Registration Sponsor

        Networking Sponsor

        Would your company like to be one of this year’s sponsors?