Talk:List of engineering societies

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Canadian Engineering Student Societies vs. Professional Associations[edit]

To bring the Canadian component of this page into line with the spirt of the rest of the page, the following needs to happen:

  1. Create a new page called Canadian Engineering Student Societies or something like it.
  2. Move the bulk of the info from the Canada section to that new page.
  3. Create new links to the provincial and territorial Professional Engineering associations.
    • APEY
    • NAPEGG
    • APEGBC
    • APEGGA
    • APEGS
    • APEGM
    • PEO/OSPE
    • OIQ
    • APENB
    • APENS
    • APEPEI
    • PEGNL
  4. Add note that Engineering Societies in Canada usually refers to student societies, w/ link.

I will be working on this when I have time. UMwoodr0 06:47, 20 February 2006 (UTC)

17 June 2006 edits by 83.22.61.42[edit]

To 83.22.61.42: I think I can understand your efforts to make the list of societies more organized. However, in making your edits, you removed a lot of the context surrounding the societies of certain countries and regions (i.e. the different meaning of Canadian engineering societies, the UK granting of professional credentials, etc.).

While I agree that this article is not very good and needs more work, we should figure out a strategy to divide the information into new articles, etc. before deleting information from this page. Thus I'm reverting to a previous version of the page. However, I would like to work with you (if you're willing) to improve the organization and content of this article. Let us discuss below how to best deal with the organization and wide variety of information on these pages. Feel free to disagree with my treatment of this article, but please discuss your objections here so that we can have a debate instead of an edit-war.

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Thanks! UMwoodr0 22:41, 17 June 2006 (UTC)

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