Innovation Magazine July-August 2019
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KEYNOTES ON CONNECTING AND CURIOSITY COMPLEMENT TECHNICAL SESSIONS AT CONFERENCE Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s annual conference and Annual General Meeting, from October 17–19, 2019 in Kelowna, BC, will include a slate of keynotes that is generating plenty of interest. The Thursday, October 17 This year’s annual conference will also feature 10 professional development streams, including Municipal Engineering Structural, Geoscience, and Environmental Engineering and Geoscience.
keynote luncheon will feature Gregor Jeffrey, an expert on the neuroscience of communications. Jeffrey believes that that the key to connecting and influencing
The annual conference will be held at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort in Kelowna, and will also include networking opportunities, an exhibitor
and newly minted Explorer-in-Residence with The Royal Canadian Geographical Society. To Kourounis, understanding why we are afraid to do something—and by analyzing the possible outcomes of our decisions and embracing curiosity—is the key to accomplishing anything worthwhile.
others can be found in science, and he will introduce an incredibly simple way to engage our audience every time we speak. The keynote luncheon on Friday will feature George Kourounis, award-winning explorer, storm chaser, television host,
tradeshow, and an awards gala. The conference will be followed by the 100 th Annual General Meeting and Centennial Reception on Saturday, October 19. For more information or to register, visit egbc.ca/conference .
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