Event Information:

  • Sat

    Making Your Mark

    9:30 am - 3:00 pmAloft Calgary University - 2359 Banff Trail NW, Calgary, AB T2M 4L2

    Poster - EAs the model minority in today's Corporate America, too often we have been labelled as the dedicated, hard-working, but silent minority.

    Are you a young Chinese-Canadian professional who wants to effectively establish a personal brand, and leverage your bi-cultural and bilingual advantage in your professional career? Come to our biggest professional development event of the year: Make Your Mark!

    We have secured amazing speakers to share their experiences with us: Dr. Dejiang Long, Gord Aker and Dr. Max Wang (see below for their profiles)

    Schedule - EDr. Max Wang is the President and CEO of Grande Cache Coal Corporation, and is a Vice Chairmen of the board for Coal Association of Canada. Before joining GCC, Max has successfully risen through the ranks to become the Director of Engineering, Major Projects, for Suncor Energy Inc. Max worked in various oil & gas project and technical and function management positions, including the Chief Engineer and Department Manager for the Civil/Structural Department at Bantrel Corp. Max holds a Ph.D. in Engineering and has been a Technical Committee Member of Canadian Standards Association (CSA) since 1998.

    Dr. Dejiang Long is a Principal of Golder Associates Ltd, a global engineering and environmental consulting company with over 4,000 professionals. Dr. Long has over 30 years of consulting, research and teaching experience in water resources engineering.  Dr. Long was the first non-white board member, elected by employees, on Canadian Board of Golder Associates. Dr. Long was once an adjunct professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Calgary. He was the director for two award-winning World Bank water projects in the Yangtze and Yellow River in China.

    Gord Aker has over ten years of experience as an Executive Coach. After an 18-year career with TransCanada Corporation, Gord started C-Quill Development Incorporated, a company dedicated to mentoring, coaching and developing young professionals with the goal of accelerating their careers and increasing their contribution to the world. Since 2007 he has also been the co-developer and primary consultant to the Maier Student Leadership Program at the Schulich School of Engineering in Calgary.

    The event is proudly presented by MGen 1.5

    We are an association of young Mandarin-speaking Canadian professionals working or pursuing professional degrees in the GTA and Calgary. We are fluently bilingual and bicultural,international-minded professionals with diverse skills and expertise to offer.
    Ticket price (include lunch and drinks) : $30 prepaid on eventbrite, $40 at the door

    Purchase ticket: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/making-your-mark-tickets-24784259387#tickets

    Location: Aloft Calgary University - 2359 Banff Trail NW, Calgary, AB T2M 4L2

    Date and time: Saturday, 11 June 2016 from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM (MDT)