ANNOUNCEMNTS W19 – WEEK 2

ANNOUNCEMNTS W19 – WEEK 2

Hello Engineers,

  I hope you had a great first week. Things start to get rolling this week with the garage sale this week. PDC tickets are on sale and this is last opportunity to apply for CSE or the 2020 OEC team.

GARAGE SALE

EngSoc will be running its annual Merchandise Garage Sale this Friday January 18th from 9AM -11AM and 1PM and 3PM. Come check out and purchase old merch from previous years and current merchandise at REDUCED PRICES! Also be the first to get yours hands on our brand new iron-on Patches before they sell out. (They go great on painted coveralls!) Note that the garbage sale is cash only.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

Take this opportunity to learn about your career options after graduation, hear from professional engineers in various industries and disciplines, and learn from their success! Take part in the “Cover Letter and Resume Building ” and “How to Ace Your Interview” workshop sessions, hear from inspirational speakers, join us for the networking lunch, and get your LinkedIn photo taken! Don’t miss on this chance to get a head start on your career! Tickets will be sold beginning next week on Monday (Jan. 21) for $5.

ENGINEERS FOR A SUSTAINABLE WORLD (ESW

ESW is a national organization, whose mission is to empower people to tackle sustainability challenges.  Some hands-on projects we have going on; building a hydroponics system and a greenhouse made from recycled plastics.  We are always open to new project ideas and discussions about sustainable issues!

Our General Meetings are being held on Mondays @ 5:30 in Thornborough 1006.
See you there!

LAB FUND

Welcome to Lab Fund season! Lab Fund request forms are due on Monday, January 28th at 12:00 pm (Noon). This is earlier in the semester than usual, but that is to ensure that funding can be approved sooner and purchase requests can be made. The Lab Fund meeting is tentatively set for the evening of Wednesday, February 6th, 2019.

LINK TO THE REQUEST FORM: https://www.cognitoforms.com/UniversityOfGuelphSchoolOfEngineering/Winter2019LabFundRequestForm

Here are some important things to keep in mind:

1. How many quotes do I need?
Only one, as per the constitution that was updated in Fall 2018. This is needed for all item types including retrievable, consumable, research, and organization specific items.
  • The quote must from be a reputable retailer
  • Failure to include a proper quote can make your request unconstitutional, meaning you will not be able to use Lab Fund money to buy it.
2. What is needed to be considered an acceptable quote?
  • Retailer name
  • Item Subtotal
  • Quantity
  • Shipping and Handling (use school address)
  • Taxes
  • Any additional cost related to purchasing the item
3. What information should I include in the form?
  • Fill out information related to your quote. If the item is at a price in US Dollars, multiply the amount by 1.5 to adjust for the exchange rate as well as border handling fees.
  • If it is a for a group, such as machine design or 41x, include the group number and a complete list of individuals in the group.
If you are unfamiliar with any of the Lab Fund terminology please read the attached Lab Fund Definitions PDF. If you have any questions please e-mail the Vice President of Internal Affairs at gesvpint@uoguelph.ca

ONTARIO ENGINEERING COMPETITION
Guelph will be hosting the Ontario Engineering Competition for 2020. With 16 different engineering institutions and over 300 delegates attending, HELP US PLAN THIS COMPETITION!!! We are currently looking for VP positions.

The link with descriptions and the form can be found here: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=DQSIkWdsW0yxEjajBLZtrQAAAAAAAAAAAAO__QsT_BFUMDlUQTZMREZVUk1DSk1YMTU0N0tKUUszNy4u

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CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABILITY IN ENGINEERING

The Conference on Sustainability in Engineering is targeting people who are passionate about increasing sustainable options in the workplace and their everyday lives. The deadline to apply for this conference is January 19th at 11:59PM.

Registration Link: https://goo.gl/forms/bz5rWWVCnvbCe10X2

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