The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists

Welcome Quinte Chapter Members
Update – 9th May 2018
Welcome to the OACETT Quinte Chapter. The Quinte Chapter’s current membership is approximately 335 members, and the overall OACETT Association is currently over 25,000 members.
Congratulations to our updated Chapter Executive following our successful ACM and Dinner 28th April 2018. Thank you to all members and guests for attending. The meeting was productive, the meal and service at Birdy’s fine dining was fantastic, and the attendees made the event the success that it was.
See updated OACETT Quinte Executive
For 2018-19 we will continue holding meetings at Loyalist College in room 3H11, at 6:00pm on the 3rd Monday of the month as scheduled unless otherwise specified. These meeting are for chapter members, potential applicants and executive. We cover Chapter business, engage with management and development, and invite questions and discussions. This is a chance for members and students to get involved and see what is going on in the Chapter. Questions and concerns are forwarded if we are unable answer directly.

We have several events planned for the term and hope you can join us; see meetings and events list below.
We are also inquiring on potential Plant Tours; we will forward details with R.S.V.P. via email.
We have been invited back to make a great event fantastic. We plan to apply for NEM2019 funding.
You are invited and encouraged to be involved in our Quinte Chapter 2nd Annual National Engineering Month Open House and Symposium. We are looking for interested technicians and technologists from all disciplines to participate in March 2019. Tables may become limited so please contact me at subject “OACETT – NEM 2019” if you are interested in partaking in this community event and exposure opportunity. We need our applications in by mid November, so we will request RSVP / proposals by mid October 2018. Reminders will be sent closer to the date.
Congratulations to our 2018 Quinte Regional Science and Technology Fair (QRSTF) recipient Maggie Hollett of Harry J. Clarke PS, gr7 for her project "Winging it". We are also returning as judges for the QRSTF in April 2019. We select a worthy participant between grade 4-8 for our “Most Innovative Application of Technology” special award. The judging portion of the event runs from morning to afternoon and selected executive presents at the ceremony after the event. Please email me at the above address if you are interested in signing up as a judge; subject line “OACETT judge - QRSTF 2019” by Feb 2019. Reminders will be sent closer to the date.
Summary of Suggested Dates:

Next Scheduled Meetings & Events:
ARM & AGM prep Meeting: Tuesday 22nd May 2018 (updated)
ARM & AGM: 31st May – 2nd June 2018
PEO Golf Day – Friday, 15th June 2018 – see details soon on Quinte events Page
OACETT Family BBQ – 16th June 2018 - 11am-3pm (23rd – back-up date)
College Outreach AD HOC committee meeting – Saturday 11th August 2018
Chapter business & College Action Meeting Monday, 17th September 2018
OACETT – College Presentation – noon at Loyalist College Oct-Nov T.B.D.
OACETT professionals/students Meet & Greet – evening after Loyalist presentation
OACETT Chapter 2018 year end and 2019 budgeting – Saturday 8th December 2018
************ Dates are subject to change - Further meetings and events to be discussed ***************.

Additional Executive Meetings will be held as required to cover various details. We always encourage input and ideas for current and future events activities for the Chapter. Being involved with your OACETT Quinte Chapter provides opportunities for professional-development (CPD), networking, expanding your horizons and helping strengthen the chapter. Become involved, make a difference in the world of technology and with the Chapter. If you are interested in getting any information about our Chapter, please contact the Quinte Chapter Chair. We look forward to meeting you with our active Chapter and executive.
OACETT Quinte Chapter would like to thank all of the past, present and future executive, volunteers and supporting members. You have made a difference in making Quinte Chapter stronger.

Dennis Martin, A.Sc.T., Quinte Chapter Chair and
Your Quinte Chapter Executive

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