The Regina Engineering Students’ Society (RESS) is opening registration to Western Engineering Students Societies Team Retreat & Olympics (WESST R&O) 2014 in British Columbia to its members. The conference will be held at Gambier Island, British Columbia. The conference starts on Thursday, October 16th and goes until Sunday, October 19th.
WESST R&O is a four-day conference held in October. It is typically held at a camp venue, complete with cabins, woods, and water.
Activities at Retreat & Olympics include:
- Sessions and discussions on leadership development and non-profit organization management
- WESST’s Annual General Meeting, including the election of a new WESST Executive and the presentation of bids for the Western Engineering Competition and next WESST Retreat & Olympics
- WESST Olympics, to which each delegation brings a team-building event in which the other delegations compete
- Informal networking and social time to develop bonds between schools and help provide new recruits with mentorship opportunities
RESS will be sending 3 of its members to WESST R&O 2014 in British Columbia. Each delegate shall pay a base delegate fee, $100. Priority will be given to society members with a history of ambition in student involvement within the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, society members in the first half of their degree with no previous General Conference experience and Members of RESS running for a WESST Executive position or bidding to host a WESST conference. Registration closes on September 31, 2014 at 11:59pm. Members can register at the link below: