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    April 24, 2014
    Women in Technology Committee call for chapter representatives OACETT’s Women in Technology (WIT) Committee invites female members of the Association, working in various disciplines of engineering technology, to become WIT Chapter Representatives.
    April 15, 2014
    2014 Awards Nominations Are Available The Awards Committee is accepting nominations for the Provincial Honours and Awards program.
    April 02, 2014
    OACETT’s New Canadian application offer If you arrive in Canada on or after March 1, 2014 and apply for OACETT membership within one year of landing, you are eligible to have your OACETT application fee of $222 waived.
    March 18, 2014
    Students compete to educate the public on engineering technology The National Engineering Month (NEM) Ontario College Student Challenge, a competition focused on changing public perception of engineering technology, enhancing the profile of the profession and delivering impactful messages, is happening throughout the month of March.
    March 05, 2014
    February 2014 OACETT Council Meeting OACETT Council Meeting was held on February 21 in Vaughan, Ontario.
    February 21, 2014
    OACETT’s $10,000 gift supports NC’s engineering technology students Students in Niagara College’s engineering technician and technology programs received a significant boost today, thanks to a $10,000 gift from the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT). The gift will be used to establish the OACETT Technology Scholarship which will provide an annual award to a student in one of Niagara College's OACETT-recognized engineering or applied science technology programs. The endowment fund at Niagara College is the 23rd fund created as part of OACETT's 25 for 25 Building Forward Campaign, which supports engineering technology education by expanding the bursary program into all of Ontario's colleges.
    February 21, 2014
    Endowment fund established to support St. Clair College engineering technology students St. Clair College, the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) and Industrial Drive Services today announced the creation of a $23,500 endowment to fund an annual financial award for engineering technology students enrolled at St. Clair College. The new fund is made possible through a leadership gift from OACETT’s Carole and George Fletcher Foundation, generously matched by Industrial Drive Service, and a contribution from the College.
    February 20, 2014
    The OACETT Professional Practice Exam is Changing! The Institute of Engineering Technology of Ontario (IETO) is pleased to announce upcoming improvements to the OACETT Professional Practice Exam and study materials. The new edition of the Professional Practice Study manual includes updates to the OACETT By-law and commentary on new issues that have arisen in the continually changing engineering technology workplace. PPE manual chapters have been reorganized, reformatted, and new content added for overall flow and cohesiveness. Two new sections have been added to the manual: Workplace Legislation and IETO. Additional multiple choice questions will be introduced to reflect these revisions.
    January 21, 2014
    Dates announced for upcoming Technology Report Writing Seminars Those planning to submit a technology report as part of their certification requirements, and those seeking to improve their report-writing skills, have several Technology Report Writing Seminar dates to choose from. The two-day seminar demonstrates how to create a successful report, with tips on topic selection, proposal preparation, abstract assembly and writing the body of the report.
    November 20, 2013
    Elliot lake Inquiry Round Table OACETT participated, along with other regulators (PEO, OBOA, OAA, OSPE, etc.) in the Elliot Lake Inquiry round table in Ottawa on November 20. We provided advice and recommendations to help ensure that the 2012 Algo Mall collapse in Elliot Lake, and the resulting loss of human life, does not happen again. OACETT members play a significant role in the building industry, including inspection of buildings for structural integrity.
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