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VIES Speaker Series

The Vancouver Island Engineering Society (VIES), a chapter of the Canadian Society of Senior Engineers (CSSE), has converted its monthly Luncheon meetings to a Technical Speaker Series, now accessible universally via Zoom™. Many of the scheduled talks may be of broad interest to CSME members and so the Series is hereby announced and may be viewed here:

Enmotive Online Design Competition

Ennomotive has launched an online competition regarding the design of a drone-operated system
for the quality control of the installation of steel profiles at construction sites.

The main goal of the challenge is to find a drone control system solution that makes
profile-installation easier, reduces execution errors, controls the quality of the structures, and
cuts execution costs.

2021 CSME Tech Awards Winners

NEWS Communiqué (click to download pdf)

The Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME), founded in 1970, is pleased to announce the winning recipients of its 2021 technical awards. These awards may be bestowed biannually to members of the society for their outstanding contributions to specific areas of mechanical engineering in Canada.

2021 CSME Intl Congress - Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce that the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering Congress will be held online on June 27-30, 2021,

For more details, please visit the Congress website:

The Congress provides a unique opportunity to researchers, engineers and students who are interested in mechanical engineering to share research and technological advancements, and to explore collaboration and networking opportunities.

Biennial Conference of the Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology (CCWESTT)

The Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Technology, and Trades (CCWESTT), an organization that supports and encourages diversity in these sectors, will be offering a CCWESTT 2020 Virtual Speaker Series in November 2020 which will feature the keynote speakers originally scheduled (Dr. Marcia Anderson, Dr. Gina Cody, Julie Angus, and Sherry Holmes). This year’s conference theme is Future Forward: Engage. Advance. Inspire.

For more details:  consult

International VDI Conference on Gears 2021

The Association of German Engineers (VDI) is again organizing its “International Conference on Gears” to be held on 15-17 September 2021 at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), near Munich, Germany.

A benefit to CSME members is that they can participate in the conference at the same reduced price as VDI members. For more details, please visit the conference website.

2020 CSME Congress postponed till 2021

On behalf of the CSME 2020 Organizing Committee, we would like to inform you that the 2020 CSME Congress that was to be held in Charlottetown, PE on June 21-24 2020 will be postponed to the summer of 2021. This postponement is due to the COVID-19 outbreak; the health and safety of our attendees, volunteers, organizers and committee members are our greatest priority and at this time we believe that it was necessary to reschedule the Charlottetown CSME Congress for next year.

Passive House Canada Training

Passive House Canada is a national non-profit professional association advocating for the Passive House high-performance building standard. Passive House Canada's training goal is to increase the country's capacity to build healthier, more resilient and sustainable buildings that reduce carbon emissions and help Canada meet its climate action goals and agreements.

To view their full course calendar, please visit their website at