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Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Expectations & Obligations for Professionals

Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Expectations & Obligations for Professionals

Tuesday, February 14, 2023
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (EST)


Event Details

Establishing standards of practice, conduct, and competence for registrants is fundamental to Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s purpose as a regulatory body. We utilize professional practice guidelines to describe expectations and obligations of professional practice for both professional registrants and registrant firms. The recently published guidelines "Professional Practice Guidelines – Equity, Diversity and Inclusion" provide professional registrants with education and guidance on how to understand and apply equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) principles in their day-to-day practice, and for registrant firms to develop policies and procedures that support EDI principles.

The learning outcomes of the presentation are for participants to assess how EDI expectations and obligations can be incorporated into their own regulatory framework, and to consider what regulatory obligations and expectations may be appropriate for their registrant base. Polling and subsequent discussion will be utilized to brainstorm challenges and opportunities for the incorporation of EDI principles within the various regulatory frameworks of those participating. We hope to inspire attendees to learn from our experience and to consider incorporating these tools into their own regulatory regimes, as appropriate. As regulatory bodies we need to take a leading role in making our professions more inclusive, diverse, and continually striving for equity.

Amy Fehr, Manager, Professional Practice Advice Program, Engineers and Geoscientists BC

Marcie Cochrane, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Specialist, Engineers and Geoscientists BC

Lindsay Steele, Associate Director, Professional Practice, Engineers and Geoscientists BC

Note: This event is one individual session in the series.  To take advantage of the best value, register for the full 10-webinar series!

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Stephanie Thompson
Stephanie Thompson
Content Coordinator

Offerings are presented through web-based PowerPoint and audio. Attendees receive a copy of the PowerPoint presentation after the webinar.

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