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.


PGO Virtual Q&A Session on Knowledge Requirements
October 11, 2022 at 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.

Do you need clarity on the required coursework to become a P.Geo.? Do you need guidance to ensure you are on track in meeting PGO’s knowledge requirements? This session is helpful to anyone who needs to gain a better understanding of PGO’s knowledge requirements.

Join us for a Q&A session with PGO’s Acting Registrar, Eilidh Lewis, MSc, P.Geo.  Register online...

Sitting Together: Growing Your Understanding of Truth and Reconciliation
Virtual panel session hosted by PGO's Diversity and Inclusion
September 15, 2022 at 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. ET 

In this panel conversation being hosted by the PGO Diversity & Inclusion Committee, participants will gain an introduction to how the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation originated, hear from guest panelists about what reconciliation means in their work, and gain useful perspectives on how to put actionable steps behind the concept of ‘allyship’.  Register online. See more...

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. 
Register online...

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 send an email to to access this 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


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