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Professional Engineering Practice: An Overview of Professional Obligations

2019-11-14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Overview of the professional obligations of engineers

This presentation provides an overview of the professional obligations of engineers, and covers:

• Duty to provide independent opinions

• Duty to warn involving safety

• Definition of the Practice of Professional Engineering

• Code of Ethics

• Professional Misconduct

• Conflict of Interest

• Competence

• Peer Review

• Confidentiality

• Part-time Entrepreneurship

Our speaker is Jose Vera, P.Eng. is a Professional Engineer licensed in Ontario. He possesses a professional Master’s degree in Engineering & Public Policy from McMaster University and a Certificate in Construction Law from Osgoode Hall Law School.

His current role is the Manager of Standards and Practice at Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO). He provided valuable information, input to discussion, and support to members of the Building Safety Technical Advisory Panel (BSTAP); Joe also managed the policy review of several recommendations in the Report of the Elliot Lake Commission of Inquiry and delivered workable options to meet the purpose of the recommendations.


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