Professional Engineers Ontario

Professional Engineers Ontario

May 07, 2009 09:01 ET

Reminder: Notice of PEO Annual General Meeting and Order of Honour Awards Gala

AGM Luncheon Keynote Speaker: Tom Adams, Energy and Environmental Advisor, former Executive Director, Energy Probe

Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, News Editor, Photo Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO, MEDIA ADVISORY--(Marketwire - May 7, 2009) - Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) will introduce its new president and governing Council at its 87th Annual General Meeting, and will celebrate outstanding dedication to the profession by 11 professional engineers at its Order of Honour Awards Investiture.

Media are cordially invited to attend.

Date: Friday, May 8 to Saturday, May 9, 2009

Location: Renaissance Toronto Airport, 801 Dixon Road, Toronto

Schedule:

Friday, May 8
Order of Honour Awards Gala (full information on awardees available at www.peo.on.ca/awards/OHService/2009OH/2009OH.html)

6:15 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Dinner
9:00 p.m. Order of Honour Investiture Ceremony

In the Class of Companion:
Robert A. Goodings, P.Eng. (Toronto)

In the Class of Officer:
Colin Cantlie, P.Eng. (Nepean)
William R. Walker, P.Eng. (Sault Ste. Marie)

In the Class of Member:
R. Craig Doran, P.Eng. (Sharon)
Linda D. Drisdelle, P.Eng. (Etobicoke)
Allan P. Giacomelli, P.Eng. (Misssissauga)
Vilayil I. John, PhD, P.Eng. (Kingston)
Alan J. Korell P.Eng. (Field/North Bay)
Amity Lam, P.Eng. (Brampton)
Max Morrow, P.Eng. (Brampton)
Edward Poon, P.Eng. (Richmond Hill)

Saturday, April 29
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 87th Annual Business Meeting
12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. AGM Luncheon and keynote address: Tom Adams, Energy and Environmental Advisor
Transforming Ontario's Electricity Paradigm: Lessons Arising from Wind Power Integration
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 456th Meeting of PEO Council

Background
The Order of Honour pays tribute to individuals who have rendered conspicuous service to the engineering profession, usually through Professional Engineers Ontario. Candidates have made a substantial contribution to the operation of the profession, its professional status, or one of the many specialized functions of the professional association.

PEO gratefully acknowledges its 2009 AGM Keynote Luncheon and Order of Honour awards gala sponsors: Manulife Financial and TD Meloche Monnex.

Professional Engineers Ontario administers the Professional Engineers Act by licensing Ontario's 71,500 professional engineers, granting temporary, limited and provisional licences to practise professional engineering, and authorizing businesses to provide engineering services to the public. It sets standards for and regulates engineering in Ontario so that the public interest is served and protected. Rigorously educated, experienced, and committed to a Code of Ethics that puts the public first, licensed professional engineers can be identified by the P.Eng. after their names. /For further information: David Smith, Manager, Communications
Tel: 416-840-1068; 800-339-3716, ext.1068
Email: dsmith@peo.on.ca
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Contact Information

  • David Smith, Manager, Communications, Professional Engineers Ontario
    Primary Phone: 416-840-1068
    Toll-Free: 800-339-3716
    E-mail: dsmith@peo.on.ca