CONFERENCE HOST

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Tammy Bélanger
Tammy Bélanger
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
Assistant Deputy Minister and Business Change Authority
Nancy Chahwan
Nancy Chahwan
National Defence
Senior Associate Deputy Minister
Arlene Dickinson
Arlene Dickinson
"Dragon", CBC's Dragons’ Den & Founder and General Partner, District Ventures Capital
Jennifer Edey
Jennifer Edey
Bruce Power
VP, Site Services
Jeff Gallant, P.Eng.
Jeff Gallant, P.Eng.
IPEX
Vice President, Manufacturing
SPEAKS AT: Networking Break Oct. 7 at 10:55am
Peter Littlefield
Peter Littlefield
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
Chief Information Officer
Dr. Marilyn Powers, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Dr. Marilyn Powers, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Director, Academic Technology Integration & Innovation at Mohawk College
Vice Chair, OSPE Board
Professor Doug Reeve, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Professor Doug Reeve, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering University of Toronto
Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry Director Emeritus, Troost Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering (ILead)
Kinga Surma
Kinga Surma
Province of Ontario
Minister of Infrastructure
SPEAKS AT: Opening Remarks Oct. 7 at 8:25am

MODERATORS

Annette Bergeron, P.Eng., MBA FEC, FCAE
Annette Bergeron, P.Eng., MBA FEC, FCAE
Former President OSPE, PEO and Engineers Canada
Erin Bird, P.Eng.
Erin Bird, P.Eng.
Deputy City Manager’s Office, City of Calgary
Leader, Corporate Capital Project Strategies, Corporate Analytics and Innovation
Commander Meiz Majdoub
Commander Meiz Majdoub
Naval Training Development Center (Pacific) Canadian Armed Forces
Commanding Officer
Dr. Amanda Matejicek, Ph.D.
Dr. Amanda Matejicek, Ph.D.
People in Business Inc.
Co-Creator
Rumina Velshi, P.Eng.
Rumina Velshi, P.Eng.
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
President and CEO
Angela Wojtyla, P.Eng.
Angela Wojtyla, P.Eng.
Microsoft
Enterprise Channel Manager

ENGINEERING WORKFORCE SPEAKERS AND PANELISTS

Jason Brooksbank, P.Eng.
Jason Brooksbank, P.Eng.
Hydro One
Senior Manager
Mohamed El Daly, P.Eng.
Mohamed El Daly, P.Eng.
APEGA
Director, Outreach & Product Services
Akira Jones, P.Eng.
Akira Jones, P.Eng.
H.H. Angus & Associates Ltd.
Principal | BIM Leader
Dr. Kim Jones, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Dr. Kim Jones, Ph.D., P.Eng.
McMaster University
Associate Professor
Melanie Lalonde, P.Eng.
Melanie Lalonde, P.Eng.
Hatch
Regional Director of Engineering—Western Canada
Nick Mocan, P.Eng.
Nick Mocan, P.Eng.
C.F. Crozier & Associates Inc.
President
Dr. Emily Moore, Ph.D., P.Eng., FCAE
Dr. Emily Moore, Ph.D., P.Eng., FCAE
University of Toronto
Director, Troost ILead
Dr. Farzad Rayegani, P.Eng. FEC
Dr. Farzad Rayegani, P.Eng. FEC
Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Senior Dean, Faculty of Applied Sciences & Technology
Dr. Cindy Rottmann, Ph.D.
Dr. Cindy Rottmann, Ph.D.
University of Toronto
Associate Director, Research of the Troost Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering

THE FUTURE OF ENGINEERING PROFESSION PANELISTS

Lydia Lipic (Pronouns: she/her/elle)
Lydia Lipic (Pronouns: she/her/elle)
Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC)
Diversity and Inclusion Advisor
Lisa McBride
Lisa McBride
Small Modular Reactors GE Hitachi Nuclear
Country Leader
Tiffany Wong, P.Eng.
Tiffany Wong, P.Eng.
Public Services and Procurement Canada
Senior Project Manager
Heather Beaton
Heather Beaton
Bombardier
Fellow - Aircraft Design and Development Engineering
Bruce Matthews
Bruce Matthews
ACEC-Ontario
Executive Director
Carly Marshall, P.Eng.
Carly Marshall, P.Eng.
Engineering & Studies NA, Vale
Manager
Dr. Amanda Matejicek, Ph.D.
Dr. Amanda Matejicek, Ph.D.
People in Business Inc.
Co-Creator
Commander Meiz Majdoub
Commander Meiz Majdoub
Naval Training Development Center (Pacific) Canadian Armed Forces
Commanding Officer
Charles Tremblay
Charles Tremblay
Notarius
Director, Digital Transformation\Directeur, transformation numérique
Dr. Thomas Duever, P.Eng.
Dr. Thomas Duever, P.Eng.
Ryerson University
Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science
Dr. Hanan Anis, P.Eng.
Dr. Hanan Anis, P.Eng.
University of Ottawa
Professor
Rhys Fernandez, P.Eng.
Rhys Fernandez, P.Eng.
Purolator
Operational Excellence Manager
Annette Bergeron, P.Eng., MBA FEC, FCAE
Annette Bergeron, P.Eng., MBA FEC, FCAE
Former President OSPE, PEO and Engineers Canada
Rick Guerra, P.E., Fellow NSPE
Rick Guerra, P.E., Fellow NSPE
National Society of Professional Engineers
President 2021-2022
Chelsea Elliott, P.Eng.
Chelsea Elliott, P.Eng.
Queen’s University
Director of Corporate Relations, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Michael Mooney, C.E.T., A.Sc.T.
Michael Mooney, C.E.T., A.Sc.T.
OACETT
President-Elect
Adam Tracey
Adam Tracey
Ontario Association of Architects
Manager, Policy and Government Relations
Luc Beriault, P.Eng.
Luc Beriault, P.Eng.
Manager, Heritage Canals & Engineering Works Group, Parks Canada Infrastructure Directorate
Laurie Heuff
Laurie Heuff
Hydro Ottawa
Director
Matthew Oliver, P.Eng.
Matthew Oliver, P.Eng.
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta
Chief Regulatory Officer
Pina Downey, P.Eng.
Pina Downey, P.Eng.
Canada Post Corporation
Projects - Delivery Transformation
Rumina Velshi, P.Eng.
Rumina Velshi, P.Eng.
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
President and CEO
Erin Bird, P.Eng.
Erin Bird, P.Eng.
Deputy City Manager’s Office, City of Calgary
Leader, Corporate Capital Project Strategies, Corporate Analytics and Innovation
Beryl Strawczynski
Beryl Strawczynski
Engineers Canada
Manager, Regulatory Research and International Mobility

SUSTAINABILITY & INNOVATION SPEAKERS AND PANELISTS

Paul Acchione, P.Eng., FCAE
Paul Acchione, P.Eng., FCAE
MIDAC Corp.
Electric Power Management Consultant
Maurice Dusseault, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Maurice Dusseault, Ph.D., P.Eng.
University of Waterloo, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Professor
Phil Fung, P.Eng.
Phil Fung, P.Eng.
SRS Consulting Engineers Inc.
Managing Principal
David Lapp, FCAE FEC P.Eng.
David Lapp, FCAE FEC P.Eng.
Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction
Senior Adviser on Resilient Infrastructure
Wayne Schaefer, P.Eng.
Wayne Schaefer, P.Eng.
Niagara College of Applied Arts
Professor - Industrial Automation
Marilyn Spink, P.Eng.
Marilyn Spink, P.Eng.
Independent Advisor & Corporate Director

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SPEAKERS

Peter Darveau, P.Eng.
Peter Darveau, P.Eng.
Hexagon Technology Inc.
Director of Engineering
Arun Dixit, M.Eng., P.Eng.
Arun Dixit, M.Eng., P.Eng.
Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada (HIROC)
Digital and Innovation Strategist
Dr. Anthony Gérard, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Dr. Anthony Gérard, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Soft dB
Director of Consulting Services
Yousef Kimiagar, P.Eng.
Yousef Kimiagar, P.Eng.
Hatch
VP Advanced Technologies
Jennifer Quaglietta, P.Eng.
Jennifer Quaglietta, P.Eng.
Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada (HIROC)
Vice President, Performance Excellence and Information Services
Pete Samson, P.Eng.
Pete Samson, P.Eng.
Eramosa Engineering
Technical Group Leader, Business Development