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Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

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Readily available energy helps to drive progress. Two of the biggest challenges in building a responsible energy future are ensuring access for all and using energy wisely.

This is the environment in which we conduct our business. With operations in more than 130 countries, we are a leading international oil and gas company. We produce, refine and market oil and manufacture petrochemicals. We are also a world-class natural gas operator and a global leader in solar energy with SunPower. Demonstrating their commitment to better energy, our 100,000 employees help supply our customers worldwide with safer, cleaner, more efficient and more innovative products that are accessible to as many people as possible. We work alongside our stakeholders to ensure that our operations consistently deliver economic, social and environmental benefits.



Quanser is the world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced systems for real-time control design and implementation used in education, research and industry. Its open-architecture control solutions are ideal for implementing and evaluating strategies from the simple to the extremely complex. Today over 2,500 universities and research institutions around the world rely on Quanser solutions to expand the state of knowledge in critical research areas and to help them educate and graduate a new generation of engineering leaders.The Quanser approach fosters innovation, collaboration in research and education. Quanser systems embody industry-leading quality, flexibility, and performance and are considered the state of the art for control systems plants for the most demanding applications in control, mechatronics, robotics, and more.


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Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. Dassault Systèmes’ collaborative solutions foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. The group brings value to over 220,000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 140 countries. For more information, visit

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ArcelorMittal DofascoHatch

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EngineeringCAS Ontario Society of Professional Engineers

Session Sponsor

Tickle College of Engineering

Delegate Supporters

American University in Dubai Amrerican University in Dubai Edith Cowan UniversityFlinders UniversityGeorge Mason UniversityGeorge Institute of Technology      Illinois Institute of Technology Iowa State University  McMaster University  Michigan State University   New York University Abu Dhabi   Rowan University   Ryerson University  Southern University of Science and Technology   Technion - Israel Institute of Technology         University of Arkansas   University of British ColumbiaUniversity of CalgaryUniversity of Maryland University of MiamiUniversity of New South Wales   University of Notre DameUniversity of Southern California  University of TorontoUniversity of Virginia

We have a limited number of sponsorship opportunities for relevant companies and organizations that would like to support this initiative.


Ishwar K. Puri John Preston
Peter Kilpatrick
McCloskey Dean of Engineering
University of Notre Dame
Ishwar K. Puri
Dean of Engineering
McMaster University
John Preston
Associate Dean of Engineering
(Research and External Relations)
McMaster University


Sarah Anstett, Research Support Coordinator, McMaster University

Nancy Balfoort, Director, Administration and Finance, McMaster University

Monique Beech, Manager, Public Relations, Faculty of Engineering, McMaster University

Janet Delsey, Supervisor, Engineering Support Services, McMaster University

Arlene Dosen, Manager, Strategic Recruitment & Enrolment, McMaster University

Diana Maltese, Administrative Assistant to the Dean, McMaster University

Terry Milson, Faculty Advancement Officer, McMaster University

Carm Vespi, Manager, Alumni Relations, McMaster University


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