Conferences News - McMaster Engineering Society (MES

By: Mcmaster Engineering Society  09-12-2011
Keywords: Engineering, Engineering Students

November 22, 2011

FYIC delegate applications

FYIC Applications!

First Year Integration Conference applications are now open. FYIC is a great way for first years to get involved and learn about how they can become active in their engineering society. Delegates will get to meet other engineering students from across Ontario and learn about Engineering organizations.

Fill out this google doc by

Sunday, December 4th

(earlier is better though!)

October 19, 2011

Conference applications: NCWIE 2011 and CONGRESS 2012

It's that time of year again. Delegate applications are open for the National Conference on Women in Engineering (NCWIE) and Canadian Federation of Engineering Students Congress (CFES Congress).

NCWIE ---------------------------
NCWIE is a national conference that explores challenges and opportunities for women in engineering, and provides an opporunity for men and women from undergraduate engineering departments across the country to network and learn from inspirational speakers.

Where: Hamilton, Ontario

When: November 18-20

Cost: $150 delegate fees, the MES will cover half

More info:

To apply to NCWIE, fill out

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October 26 CFES CONGRESS As the flagship event of the CFES, Congress serves as both the Annual General Meeting of the Federation, as well as a leadership development forum for engineering students from across Canada.

Where: Whitehorse, Yukon

When: January 4-10, 2012

Cost: approx. $350 delegate fees + travel, the MES will cover half and we will look for other funding

More info:

Interviews will be held from October 24 - October 28

To apply to CONGRESS, fill out

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October 26

October 15, 2011

Conference applications for PEO-SC extended

I've extended the deadline to apply to attend the Professional Engineers of Ontario Student Conference. You'll have the chance to meet people from other schools, find out about engineering and public policy, and network with some really influencial engineers and sponsors.

When: Nov 11-13

Where: Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Ottawa (hosted by U Ottawa)

How much: The MES will pay for upto half of delegate fees and travel

Why: It's a great professional development experience, learn about PEO and P. Eng, and network

more information is at

Applications are due tomorrow,

Sunday October 15th

night at the very latest. Apply


October 10, 2011

PEO-SC delegate application open

Registration is now open for the Professional Engineers of Ontario - Student Conference.

It will be hosted by the University of Ottawa from November 11th - 13th.

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated delegates that will represent McMaster well and are looking to get more involved in public policy, the engineering student society council of ontario (ESSCO), or the Canadian Federation of Engineering Students (CFES).

Please fill out this

as soon as you can. Deadline for application is this

Friday, October 14th

at midnight.

Also delegate application for the National Conference on Women in Engineering (NCWIE) and the Canadian Federation of Engineering Students' Congress (CFES Congress) will be happening very soon, so keep your eye out for it.

April 23, 2011

Canadian Undergraduate Technology Conference

The Canadian Undergraduate Technology Conference (CUTC) is asking the engineering talent at McMaster attend the upcoming conference on MAY 7th & 8th 2011 at the University of Toronto.

There will be various student competitions and speakers covering a range of topics. Details can be found at

The first 25 students who register will receive a discounted price and 1/3 or more of their delegate fees will be subsidized by McMaster.

April 09, 2011

ESSCO AGM delegate selection

t's the time of year for the MES to choose a handful of delegates to attend Essco's Annual General Meeting 2011.

It's happening from May 26-29, hosted by UOIT in Oshawa Ontario.

If you're interested in getting involved with ESSCO and the other external organizations that influence our education and future as engineers, then get involved and apply to come with a sweet Mac Crew to AGM.

Applications are due

April 17th

at the latest, but don't wait too long. The application can be found


Information about what ESSCO is and what they do can be found on

March 07, 2011

National Conference on Women in Engineering (NCWIE) Committee Selection [GET INVOLVED!]

McMaster will be hosting the National Conference for Women in Engineering (NCWIE) in November 2011. We are looking for a committee of both men and women to help us organize the conference.

Positions available include:

Director of social events

Director of sponsorship and advertising

Director of logistics and transport

Director of sessions and workshops

Director of language

Julie Hemily

January 07, 2011

McMaster to host NCWIE 2011!

At the 43rd General Assembly of the Canadian Federation of Engineering Students McMaster put forth a successful bid for the National Conference on Women in Engineering. The conference will take place in the fall of 2011. Congratulations and thanks to Bid Chair Julie Hemily for her hard work in preparing and presenting the McMaster bid. More information will be given as planning progresses.

December 02, 2010

First Year Integration Conference

November 29, 2010

CUSEC 2011

The Canadian University Software Engineering Conference is the first, only, and therefore best university software engineering conference in Canada. CUSEC is being held this year January 13 to 15 in Montreal at the Mariott Downtown Montreal Quebec.

CUSEC is a 3-day event that brings together SOEN and CS students from across Canada to network and benefit from some great talks by presenters like Richard M. Stallman (CUSEC 2009). While the conference is targeted mainly at students, we usually have some very big-name companies (like Microsoft and IBM) in attendance and looking for awesome developers like you.

Sign up for a great long weekend, Wednesday to Sunday, in an otherwise boring and cold January.

Sign up in JHE lobby November 29 to December 3 from 10:30 to 2:30.

So here is the price breakdown:

Bus $140 (Leaving January 12, returning January 16)

Ticket $60 (Includes banquet and other goodies from CUSEC organizers)

Hotel $125 ( 4 nights, January 12 - 16)

Marc Lafratta

CUSEC Head Delegate

November 10, 2010

Contest and Conference!

October 14, 2010

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: Engineering, Engineering Students

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