Welcome to the CPGCE
The 2016 Winter edition of the CPGCE Newsletter is now available for download!
2016 AGM PhotographsSome of the photographs from the 2016 AGM can be found HERE
2015 PAtW Compitition
Robert Mayall from Alberta, Canada won the 2015 PAtW competition with his thought-provoking presentation on "Ending the Guessing Game for Infectious Patients"
The IET have released two video clips that show Mr. Mayall's presentation and also his experience in the competition
Mr. Mayall's experience video can be viewed HERE
Mr. Mayall's PAtW presentation can be viewed HERE
You can read the full PAtW article HERE
IMechE President visit to Calgary
The CPGCE is pleased to announce that the New IMechE President, Jon Hilton, will be in Calgary over the Canada Day long weekend as part of his Americas tour.
The CPGCE is currently arranging a venue for a meet and greet to give Engineers to opportunity to talk with Mr. Hilton and hear his Presidential Address. We are aware that this is a National holiday, but if you are interested and wish to meet Mr. Hilton along with members of the CPGCE Executive Committee, please email either the CPGCE Secretary or Communications Officer.
Jon Hilton is passionate about mentoring, promoting entrepreneurialism and boosting collaboration between engineering institutions.
Elected President on 25 May, Jon Hilton BSc(Hons) CEng FIMechE has held a number of official posts since he joined the Institution as a young member in 1982. These include serving as a Trustee, Chairman of the Midland Region, Chairman of the Automobile Division and Chairman of the Formula Student organising committee. Download Jon's Presidential Address.
Passionate about engines, he has worked for Rolls-Royce and spent 15 years in the motorsport industry. As Renault F1’s Technical Director - Engine Division, he was intimately involved in the campaign that saw the team win both the drivers’ and constructors’ World Championship titles in 2005 and 2006.
After leaving Formula 1, he formed a new engineering company called Flybrid Automotive to develop high-speed flywheel based hybrid systems for automobile applications.
In his spare time, Jon likes punk rock and working on engines, and is currently restoring an ex-Isle of Man TT Spondon Suzuki racing motorbike.
His first Presidential visit in June will see him strengthen Institution bonds with engineers and engineering organisations in Seattle, Vancouver & Calgary in North America.
Our next scheduled Technical presentation will be:
14th September, 2016 - "Ending the Guessing Game for Infectious Patients"
Robert Mayall - 2015 PAtW Winner
Abstract & Bio's can be found on the Events page
The Canadian Prairies Group of Chartered Engineers (CPGCE) is a multi-disciplinary group of members of the UK Engineering Institutions who reside in Alberta, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories. We support and further the development of all grades (C.Eng, I.Eng, Eng.Tech, Associate or Student) and welcome all to our Technical Meetings
CPGCE has been actively arranging technical events for many years bringing together industry experts to get an update on projects, challenges, and opportunities. These events provide an excellent networking opportunity for professionals in a relaxed setting.
A cordial welcome to all Engineering Members who have recently arrived in the Canadian Prairies.