On November 9th, the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter hosted its annual Fall P.Eng. Licence ceremony. A late-morning affair, the event included ten new Professional Engineers in the Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter receiving their P.Eng. licences. A special thanks to Attorney General Hon Doug Downey (MPP – Barrie, Springwater, Oro-Medonte) and Andrea Khanjin (MPP – Barrie, Innisfil) for joining Read more about New Licences and Scholarships[…]
During an evening presentation on September 18, Lui Tai, P.Eng. a senior Fire Protection Engineer gave chapter members a synopsis of the requirements and actions to make a building safe for its occupants. Besides going through some requirements of the Ontario Building Code and Fire Safety Code, Lui discussed a number of case studies which Read more about Learning About Fire Protection[…]
On July 10th, the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter was joined by Tracey Caruana, P.Eng., from the EIT group at PEO Headquarters to speak with our local EITs about the licensing process. After the presentation all enjoyed a fun time of networking. If you missed the presentation, you can download it here.
On June 27, Paul Acchione, P.Eng., delivered a presentation to the Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter on small nuclear reactors at to 27 members and guests. Paul discussed this up and coming technology and described some of the units that companies are working on to develop for the world market. One of the great advantages to this equipment Read more about Small nuclear reactor info session[…]
On June 13th, the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chpater hosted a presentation at Thornbury Village Cidery that provided an overview of the PEO practice guideline entitled Structural Condition Assessments of Existing Buildings and Designated Structures; which defines the professional requirements imposed on practitioners who perform structural condition assessments of existing buildings defined in the Building Code Act, 1992. Read more about Structural Assessment Night[…]
On November 15, seven Professional Engineers in the Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter received their Professional Engineering Licences at a presentation ceremony and dinner held at the Barrie Country Club. Congratulations to Peter Derro, Winifredo Porcalla, Daniel Fox, Meghan Whynot, Melissa Johnson, Adam Bezzina, and Zuliang Yang on reaching this professional milestone! After the ceremony the attendees Read more about New Engineers Receive Licences[…]
On Thursday October 4th, José Vera, P.Eng., Manager of Standards and Practice at PEO, traveled to Barrie to speak with a group of members about PEO’s Guideline on the Use of the Professional Engineer’s Seal. The event was attended by Professional Engineers and Engineering Interns which resulted into an excellent discussion about when to Read more about Should I Seal This? – Info Session[…]
Our first one-day seminar was a great success. Sixteen members spent May 30th with Laura Connor, from Connor Speaks, who spoke about how to deliver technical presentations. Attendees learned how to speak with confidence, persuasiveness and influence.
Four members of the Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter were recognized for their long-standing service in support of their profession. Mark Haynes, P.Eng. was presented with a volunteer service pin for his 15-years of service (and counting) to the chapter. Kevin Hughes, P.Eng. and Tyler Ing, P.Eng. were presented their 5-year volunteer service pins and Jordan Barroso, Read more about Volunteer Recognition at AGM 2018[…]
On March 17, three engineers in the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter received their Professional Engineering Licenses during a presentation ceremony and lunch event held just before the Chapter AGM in Barrie. Kyle Jared Corbin, P.Eng., Hadi Hosseini, P.Eng., and Joseph Ramsay Sibbald, P.Eng. were all in attendance to receive their framed license certificates. The presentations Read more about Three New P.Eng’s in Simcoe-Muskoka[…]