Organized by EngSci students primarily for EngSci students but open to all interested students and faculty members.
Classes have been cancelled for all 1st and 2nd year EngSci students to enable them to attend the entire conference. Instructors teaching 3rd and 4th year EngSci students on Jan. 15 are encouraged to allow interested students to attend the conference.
Speakers have been invited from across Canada and the United States, from industry and academia, representing the current set of seven Options.
Energy Systems | 10-11:30 a.m. | BA1160
Professor Hilary Inyang, President, African University of Science and Technology, Abuja, Nigeria and Duke Energy Distinguished Professor of Environmental Engineering and Science, University of North Carolina
Talk title: Global Environmental Issues and Necessary Management Systems
Aerospace | 12:30-2 p.m. | BA1160
Dr. Hany Moustapha, Senior Fellow and Manager, Technology Programs, Pratt & Whitney Canada
Talk title: Technology and Skill Challenges Facing the Aerospace Industry
Nanoengineering | 12:30-2 p.m. | MC102
Dr. Gino Palumbo, Founder and President & Chief Executive Officer of Integran Technologies Inc.
Talk title: Nanoengineered Materials in Sustainable Technology Development
Biomedical | 2-3:30 p.m. | BA1160
Professor Robert Nerem, Director, Georgia Tech/Emory Center for Regenerative Medicine, Georgia Institute of Technology
Talk title: Bioengineering: 50 Years of Progress, But Only a Beginning
Infrastructure | 2-3:30 p.m. | MP202
Professor Elizabeth Deakin, City and Regional Planning and Urban Design, UC Berkeley
Talk title: New Technologies for Sustainable Infrastructure
Electrical & Computer | 3:30-5 p.m. | BA1160
Professor Tas Venetsanopoulos, Vice-President, Research and Innovation, Ryerson University
Talk title: Electrical and Computer Engineering Opportunities
Physics | 3:30-5 p.m. | MP202
Professor Catherine Kallin, Physics and Astronomy, McMaster University
Talk title: Quantum Materials: Laying the Foundations for Future Technology
There will be a reception for all speakers and students in the Music Room of Hart House at 5:30 p.m.