East Toronto Chapter member,
On behalf of Professional
Engineers of Ontario – East Toronto Chapter, I want
to invite you to
celebrate the achievement of the new Licensed Professional Engineers. All
chapter members are invited to join us for the celebration, and the event is
virtual due to the pandemic. You are cordially invited to attend the virtual
PEO East Toronto Chapter Ceremony on the evening of Tuesday,
May 12, 2021.
This event will give us
an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the engineering profession with
our colleagues. There will be two guests joining the event:
Chris Glover was elected to the Legislative
Assembly of Ontario in 2018 as the Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP)
representing the riding of Spadina-Fort York. He is the Official Opposition
Critic for Technology Development and Innovation.
Prior to his election to the legislature, Chris was a Toronto District School
Board Trustee, a member of the Toronto Board of Health and an Adjunct Professor
at York University.
Initiatives he’s led include:
-Working with residents, business owners, housing advocates and people
experiencing homelessness to advocate for solutions to the homelessness crisis
-Holding town halls to discuss cuts to education, explore affordable housing
and consider solutions for the climate crisis
-Creating a Federation of Residents Associations for South Toronto (FoSTRA) in
order to have one loud voice when advocating for issues
-Co-founded a community care and food program to help support those most
vulnerable in the community.
Dr Maxwell MBA P.Eng is the Bergeron Chair in
Technology Entrepreneurship at the Lassonde School of Engineering. He works in
the fields of design thinking, technology entrepreneurship and technology
commercialization. In his role at Lassonde he is a core developer of the design
spine at the Lassonde school of engineering, founder of the BESTlab an
environment where students explore entrepreneurial ideas and academic lead on
the BEST certificate which allows engineering students to develop
entrepreneurial mindsets through core courses and activities at Lassonde and
participation in courses at Schulich School of Business and Osgoode Hall Law
During the event, Andrew L.Maxwell will be
leading a session on problem solving for the engineers.
You are welcome to register for the event via Eventbrite
Zoom meeting invite will
be shared with you at 5pm on the day off the event.
Again, welcome to the
Professional Engineers of Ontario – East Toronto
Chapter. We look forward
to your participation in this event as well as in
future Chapter events.