As a member of ESSCO (Engineering Student Societies’ Council of Ontario) and CFES (Canadian Federation of Engineering Students), the representatives of the ESS of Lakehead University attends several conferences throughout the year. If you would like to be a delegate, explore the list and resources below to find out about some of the conferences you can attend!

ESSCO President’s Meeting (PM)

The ESSCO President’s Meeting is used to connect the different executive teams from member schools in order to plan for the upcoming year and facilitate cooperation.

CFES President’s Meeting (PM)

The CFES President’s Meeting is an intimate gathering between the CFES Board of Directors, the National Executive, and members.

ESSCO Professional Engineers Ontario – Student Conference (PEO-SC)

Organized with the support of PEO, PEO-SC is a professional development conference that introduces delegates to the work of PEO and the benefits of obtaining a P.Eng license.

CFES  Conference on Diversity in Engineering (CDE)

CDE aims to develop knowledge surrounding the variety of individuals, cultures, and perspectives found within engineering communities. CDE further aims to instill a notion of positivity and togetherness in creating spaces that value the differences between groups of engineering students and professionals.

CFES Canadian Engineering Leadership Conference (CELC)

CELC is the annual general meeting of the CFES and provides a platform from which students can collaborate with and learn from our industry partners, sponsors, and fellow students.

ESSCO First Year Integration Conference (FYIC)

FYIC is a leadership development conference for first-year students looking to get more involved in their respective engineering societies.

ESSCO Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The ESSCO AGM introduces the new council of VP Externals to ESSCO, PEO, OSPE and the CFES as well as their new role on council. The meeting takes place as a part of the Conference on Advocacy and Leadership in Engineering.

Keep an ear out for information if Lakehead’s ESS is looking for delegates to send to a conference! This list is not exhaustive, so refer to the following resources to stay up to date on opportunities.