As a self-regulatory body, PGO monitors members’ compliance with the continuing professional development (CPD) requirements as a condition of their membership. PGO actively works to provide learning opportunities for its members to help maintain competency. Visit this page regularly to check out a listing of learning events provided by PGO. You are also encouraged to subscribe to PGO’s weekly e-newsletter, Field Notes, to keep yourself informed of relevant professional development opportunities provided by other organizations. Disclaimer: The information, views and statements presented by speakers at PGO events are solely those of the speakers and do not reflect the views of PGO nor do they represent explicit or implied endorsement by PGO.

Mark your calendar! PGO 2023 Virtual Symposium
April 18, 20, 25 & 25, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET
More information will be posted soon.

Webinar: 26 Common Flaws Encountered in Mineral Resource Estimation
March 28, 2023 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. ET
Speakers:  Reno Pressacco, P.Geo., Pierre Landry, P.Geo. and Luke Evans, P.Eng., SLR Consulting (Canada) 
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Your Professional Career and Public Reporting
Short Course for Students
February 25, 2023, in-person, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET
Speakers:  David Leng, P.Geo. and Bailey Walters, P.Geo.
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Webinar: Q & A Session for Geoscientists-in-Training (GITs)
April 11, 2023 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. ET
Speaker:  Eilidh Lewis, M. Sc., P.Geo. 
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Webinar: NI 43-101 Consultation - Stakeholder Feedback
February 1, 2023 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. ET
Speakers:  Craig Waldie, P.Geo. and James Whyte, P.Geo., Ontario Securities Commission
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4 Seasons of Reconciliation - Indigenous Awareness Online Course
Available at a discounted rate of $50.00

A series of online resources which promote a renewed relationship between Indigenous Peoples and Canadians, through transformative and engaging learning towards anti-racism education.  

Please click on this link to see the video trailer for an overview on the course. 
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Practical Geocommunication Online Course
Free to PGO registrants, GITs and student members

Developed by Dr. Haydon Mort of Geologize Ltd, this is a 10-hour online course, which aims to help geoscientists communicate effectively to the public the important role of geosciences. Please click on this link to get an overview of the curriculum.

Please send an email to to access Geocommunication online course.

Press Release!  Professional Geoscientists Ontario Introduces Incidental Practice Registration to Facilitate Short-Term Professional Practice Engagements in the Province
PGO announces the implementation of Incidental Practice Registration for geoscientists registered in other jurisdictions in Canada, which allows them to legally work short-term in Ontario, with a registration process designed to be quick, easy and inexpensive. SEE MORE