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EngCon 2019

Date: Thursday September 19th 2019
Time: 5:30PM - 9PM
Place: E7 First Floor Ideas Clinic (E7-1427) & Second floor atrium

Welcome to the 3rd annual EngCon!

This event brings together instructors, alumni, entrepreneurs, and industry with 3rd and 4th year students as you enter your Capstone Projects.

EngCon is a "one stop shop" for you to learn about industrial tools and suppliers. In addition, EngCon will give you an opportunity to meet professionals, expand your professional networks, to seek help, or generate ideas for your projects.


Time Presenter Topic (links to presentations)
5:30PM Chris Rennick & Sanjeev Bedi Welcome/Introduction (pdf of slides )
5:40PM Matt Borland (SYDE) Empathy in Design (pdf of slides )
6:00PM Derek Wright (ECE) How to Know What You Don't Know (pdf of slides )
6:20PM Blackberry Making IoT Endpoints (and beyond) Talk Securely (link to slides)
6:40PM Wayne Chang (Conrad) What's the Hype: Opportunities for Venture Creation and Entrepreneurship (pdf of slides )
7:00PM Tom Lee (Quanser) Life After University and the Meaning of Design (pdf of slides )
7:20PM Camelia Nunez (Velocity) From Capstone to Startup (link to slides)
7:40PM GM Canada GM Canada Capstone Competition (engcon_2019sept_novideo.pdf )
8:00PM Dinner & Networking In the E7 2nd floor atrium
9:00PM Wrap-up  


EngCon will also feature exhibitors showing off products and services that are useful for design projects, including: Keysight, Gap Wireless, ANSYS, Praxair, Swagelok, Blackberry, and the 3D Print Centre.  In addition, GM Canada will launch their capstone competition at EngCon!

Past Schedules

Fall 2018 Schedule

Fall 2017 Schedule