Future Events

2018 PEO Ottawa Sustainability Symposium 2

This Sustainability Symposium will feature presentations from the following speakers on a range of topics that are related to sustainability, and will be followed by a panel discussion.

1) Electric vehicles: A Multi-Vendor comparison of current technology, and what to expect in the next 5 years. Raymond J Leury, MBA, Vice President of the Electrical Vehicle Council of Ottawa.
2) Sustainable housing: Constructing and living in a passive house. Casey Grey, Founder of the Conscious Builder Inc.
3) Electric Energy in Ontario: Distributed generation, delivery, global adjustments, and justification of costs. Aidan Foss, PhD, P.Eng, Principal Engineer, ANF Energy Solutions Inc.

DATE: Wednesday, 21 November, 2018

LOCATION: Nepean Sailing Club, 3259 CARLING AVENUE, NEPEAN, K2H1A6, (613) 829-6462

5:00 – 5:40 Registration and networking
5:40 – 8:10 Welcome and presentations from invited speakers
8:10 – 8:30 Break
8:30 – 9:30 Panel discussion with invited speakers

COST: $10 PP and is non-refundable 

Complimentary snacks and refreshments will be served.

You can register for this event through eventbrite at:

For more information, please contact the sustainability group at: sustainability.ottawa.peo@gmail.com
Or Sucha S. Mann (Sustainability Committee Chair) at: (613) 591 3002 or sucha@BangaGroup.com

We look forward to seeing you there.


Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre Tour (Departure from Ottawa)

The Ottawa chapter of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) is pleased to present to its members a guided tour of the Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre (OVWRC) in Pembroke, ON.

Tour participants will be transported to and from the facility by bus, and can choose to be picked up and dropped off from the downtown or Kanata location detailed below.

The tour will take an estimated one and a half hours, and includes a presentation from an OVWRC staff member, as well as a driving tour of the facility, with opportunities to view the compost and recycling operations through windows.

Eatable refreshments will be provided on the bus, and tour participants are requested to bring their own drinking water in re-usable containers in order to minimize waste.

Event details:

Date: 25 September, 2018
Time: 11:45 am to 6:15 pm
Event cost: $10.00
Maximum number of tour members: 40

Preliminary Schedule:

11:45 am Tour member pick up from location 1: Lyon St between Albert St and Slater St.
12:15 pm Tour member pick up from location 2: In front of Holiday Inn at Kanata Centrum Mall
2:00 pm Arrival at OVWRC
2:15 pm Presentation by OVWRC staff, followed by facility tour
3:45 pm Conclusion of tour
4:00 pm Departure from OVWRC
5:45 pm Tour member drop off from location 2: In front of Holiday Inn at Kanata Centrum Mall
6:15 pm Tour member drop off from location 1: Lyon St between Albert St and Slater St

No discounts are available for tour members who choose to bring their own vehicle to the OVWRC. Tour members who bring their own vehicle to the OVWRC are still required to register.

You can register for this event on Eventbrite at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ottawa-valley-waste-recovery-centre-tour-departure-from-ottawa-tickets-48263806344

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the event organizers through Eventbrite.


PEO Ottawa – Bridging the Gap between Government and Industry

Date: Nov 27, 2018
Time: 12noon – 1pm
Location: N/A (Conference Call)
Fee: N/A (No Charge)
Contact: Danil.Matachniouk.PEO@gmail.com

Ottawa is the capital city of Canada, which means many important decisions are made right here, which affect the Canadian Industry. The Federal Government is responsible for making laws: Acts / Regulations / REGDOCs / Codes & Standards. Additionally, it support the Industry through Programs / Initiatives, to stimulate the Economy.

The Professional Engineers of Ontario – Ottawa Chapter (oPEO) is launching a new Pilot Project event to develop the relationship between Government and Industry.

Are you interested to present your initiative? Are you interested in developing Industry ties? Do you have a busy schedule and are limited in schedule time? We are currently accepting guest speaker proposals!

Are you interested in learning about interesting Federal Government Acts / Regulations / REGDOCs / Codes & Standards / Research / Initiatives that affect your Industry? Are you limited to attend conferences due to time limitations and cost? We are currently accepting recommendations for future guest speakers!

Thank you for your interest and support of the PEO – Ottawa Chapter!