Registration for the COM 2012 conference is now open. It will be held in Niagara Falls, Ontario Sept. 30-Oct. 3 2012  Conference Overview COM the Conference of Metallurgists is an annual conference. The theme of the Conference is Metallurgy and Materials Impact on Society; the technology achievements of today that answer society's aspirations for tomorrow. The industrial world of metals and materials keeps changing. The pace of change and intensity of competition increases; society demands sophisticated products and clean technologies for a sustainable...

Positions available on the Ontario Engineering Competition Advisory Board Position Student Representative on the Ontario Engineering Competition Advisory Board Overview The Ontario Engineering Competition Advisory Board which is the governing body of the Ontario Engineering Competition, is currently looking for three student representatives to fulfill a one year mandate on the board. The role of the board is to monitor and maintain the rules of the competition, approving and suggesting the specific competitions and ensuring that the calibre and level of quality displayed at OEC...

On the June 15th weekend over seventy delegates from fifteen member schools gathered at Queen’s University for the 2012 Annual General Meeting (AGM).  It comprised of ESSCO council meetings, various EngSoc development sessions such as volunteer motivation and council structure, as well as elections for the next year. Great discussions happened during sessions, connections were made, and the constitution was updated! A huge thanks goes out to the outgoing executives Mauricio Curbelo, Shane Comella, Cameron E. Winterink, Mukhtar Galan, and Raqual...

The Leadership Summer School is a one-week high quality training event organized as a joint event between CFES and a hosting university. The program gathers about 25 motivated students and young professionals from different universities and non-governmental organizations all over the world in the hopes of cultivating leadership skills from these promising individuals. One of the objectives of the training week is to exchange knowledge and share best practices between participants and the organizations involved. Furthermore, after completing the Leadership...

Hello world! The ESSCO website is in a bit of a transition stage at the moment. Specifically, we are moving from Drupal to Wordpress, so the site you see now (on a default Wordpress theme) is somewhat temporary. The new one will be up in the next couple of months, and will be easier to use, have more useful information on it for member Engineering Societies, and maybe even look nicer, too. That is all! Mauricio Curbelo President-elect, Engineering Student Societies' Council of Ontario...

ESSCO’s Anual General Meeting will take place between Thursday, May 26th and May 29th at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa, ON. For more information, please visit the official AGM 2011 website at http://www.uoitengsoc.ca/esscoagm2011 or contact Janelle MacDougall at uoitengsoc.vpinternal@gmail.com...

On Friday, March 4, 2011, 10 universities from across Ontario connected their Rube Goldberg Machines via internet and cell phone signals to ultimately link up with the lighting system at the CN Tower to light it up PURPLE for National Engineering Month. Purple is recognized as a representative colour of the engineering profession in Canada, and the tower remained purple for the evening to celebrate the achievements of engineers across Canada. A video of the event can be viewed here. ...