Professional Engineers Ontario

Professional Engineers Ontario

October 22, 2012 11:10 ET

Media Advisory: West Central Chapters of Professional Engineers Ontario Combine to Host Presentation on Canada's Premier Nuclear Laboratories

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 22, 2012) - The West Central chapters of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) are joining together to host a presentation about the innovative science and technology at Canada's premier nuclear laboratories. The guest speaker, Randy Lesco, Vice President Operations and Chief Nuclear Officer for Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL), will touch on the diverse technologies being developed at AECL laboratories and the engineering efforts to convert the science into practical applications. The presentation, which is geared towards a general technical audience, will also cover:

  • a brief background on AECL with examples of engineering achievements;
  • AECL's value proposition to Canada;
  • nuclear science and technology priorities; and
  • enabling business innovation and technology transfer.

Event details are as follows:

When: October 24, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Islington Golf Club, 45 Riverbank Drive, Etobicoke, ON L6L 6X8

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Members of the media are welcome to attend this event but must RSVP to David Smith at 416-840-1068 or

The West Central chapters of PEO are made up of the Brampton, Etobicoke, Kingsway, Mississauga, Oakville, Toronto-Humber and West Toronto chapters. With a combined membership of more than 14,000 members, the West Central Region is one of PEO's five regions, divided into 36 chapters across the province. PEO chapters work to promote and enhance understanding within society of professional engineering.

About Professional Engineers Ontario

Through the Professional Engineers Act, PEO governs over 80,000 licence and certificate holders and regulates professional engineering in Ontario to serve and protect the public. Professional engineering safeguards life, health, property, economic interests, the public welfare and the environment. Professional engineers can be identified by the P.Eng. after their names.

Contact Information

  • Professional Engineers Ontario
    David Smith
    Manager, Communications
    416-840-1068 or 800-339-3716, ext. 1068
    Cell: 416-458-4140