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2024 Conference and Gala Jun. 06 - 09, 2024 | 07:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET


Join engineering and applied science technology professionals, industry leaders, college representatives, association leaders, and government officials for OACETT's Annual Conference & Awards Gala, June 7 - 9, at the Sheraton Toronto Airport.



OACETT members and non-members are encouraged to take part in this engaging conference which includes informative continuing professional development sessions, networking opportunities, an impactful keynote speaker, a Technology Partnership Showcase, and more!


Get ready for a night of fun, networking, and celebrating in style at our Presidents Awards Dinner. The evening begins with a cocktail reception, complete with live entertainment, exceptional networking opportunities, and delicious canapes and cocktails.

This is followed by our President's Awards Dinner hosted by Second City alumni, the humorous Sandy Jobin-Bevans. Enjoy a three-course meal with excellent company, entertainment, and, of course, much celebration as we honour the outstanding contributions of 12 individuals and companies whose work has significantly impacted the engineering and applied science technology profession, the Association, education, and communities. Also being honored are OACETT Fellow designation honourees.

The fun continues after our gala with a hospitality reception where you will have the opportunity to congratulate an award winner while enjoying some light evening refreshments.

June 7
- 6:30 PM: Hospitality & Welcome Night Dinner at the Woodbine Racetrack
June 8
- 9:00 AM: Opening Remarks & Keynote Speaker - Energy, Who Cares? – Bob McDonald
- 10:45 AM: Panel Session - Eco Solutions
- 1:15 PM: Professional Development - The Future of Energy Storage - The Role of Nanotechnology and Emerging Technologies with Shahram Karimi, Ph.D., MBA, P.Eng., Lambton College, Professor & NSERC Industrial Research Chair for Colleges (IRCC), Research & Innovation
- 2:30 PM: Technology Partnership Showcase
- 6:30 PM: Cocktail Reception
- 7:30 PM: President’s Awards Dinner
June 9
- 10:00 AM: Professional Development - Anaerobic Digestion Fundamentals with Azura Associates


Individuals attending the conference and gala can book a room at the Sheraton Toronto Airport under OACETT's room block for $199 - $239/night

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