Most of us enjoy the convenience of driving cars, making coffee at home, and having every bit of information known to mankind available at the touch of a few keys. Indeed, the Internet is by far the most powerful tool we have, and with unlimited possibilities, it’s important to understand how to harness it!
The annual Peterborough Engineering Symposium (PES) is an initiative promote by OACETT, PEO, and IEEE that reaches out to everyone! The Symposium is wide-open to professionals, life-long learners, educators and people with intellectual curiosity – at all levels – to explore, expand, and become enlightened and educated with leading-edge technologies.
This year’s topic is the “Internet of Things” (IoT) and focuses on connectedness, big data, functionality and control. The PES will provide an enriched understanding surrounding the far reaching benefits of this amazing tool (the Internet) and will effectively decrease and eliminate anxieties related to the current areas of – “privacy and security”.
This year’s Symposium will focus on agriculture production, digital industrial operations, tracking systems, privacy and information security, energy saving and medical application, and more! Guest Speakers include:
– David Whitehouse, Peterborough Utilities Group
– Dr. Marjan Alavi, IEEE
– Marc Levesque, Research Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
– Shawn LaPalm, Shawn LaPalm Insurance Agency Inc. (The Cooperators Group)
– Karen Robinson, Swish Maintenance Limited
– Jean-Simon Venne, Via Consultants
This amazing event has been developed as an opportunity to network, exchange ideas, discover new business opportunities, promote local business and increase the engineering employment options in Peterborough and surrounding areas.
10:00 am: Registration for Fleming College Tour
10:15 am: Fleming College Tour
11:00 am: Symposium Registration, Networking and Lunch
12:00 pm: Symposium Begins
4:30 pm: Networking
For the current full program, please click here.