York Chapter

WIE Committee Presents: Coffee & Tea Social for Internationally Trained Engineers (ITE) – Introduction to Resources Available towards licensure as a Professional Engineer for ITE

Join us for our coffee social for international trained engineers!

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: Social Coffee & Tea Company, 77 West Beaver Creek Road, Unit #1, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 1K4

Registration: https://wiesocial-resources-for-itnl-engineers.eventbrite.com

Event Information:
PEO York Chapter – Women-In-Engineering Committee presents a Coffee & Tea Social for Internationally Trained Engineers. This event is in line with the engineering continuum, PEO 30 by 30 Action Plan. The event includes an introduction to resources available towards licensure as a Professional Engineer for Internationally Trained Engineers. There is also an introduction to PEO York Chapter Licensure Assistance Program (LAP).

Key Speakers Include: 

  • Rick Vender, P.Eng. - Job Search Consultant for Engineers, Coach and Mentor; and,
  • Christopher Imecs, Project Coordinator – Engineering Skills Enhancement Program (ESE), Community Outreach and Workforce Development, Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning – Humber College Bridging Program

Come out to an informal information session open to all PEO members, tailored towards Internationally Trained Engineers. Engage in small groups discussions and listen to experiences of other Internationally Trained Engineers. Refreshments and light snacks will be provided.

Themes: Licensure Assistance Program (LAP), Bridging Programs, Internationally Trained Engineers, Training Resources
Keywords: Internationally Trained Engineers, LAP, mentorship

Event Breakdown:

5:30pm to 6:00pm: Registration
6:00pm to 6:30pm: Opening remarks, introduction to PEO 30 by 30 Action Plan and to PEO York Chapter LAP
6:30pm to 7:00pm: Key speaker presentation 1 and Q&A
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm: Networking and small group discussions
7:30 pm to 8:00 pm: Key speaker presentation 2 and Q&A
8:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Networking and close out of Event

Marcia Lim, P.Eng.
Women-in-Engineering Director
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