Guelph Engineering Professional Development Conference

Hello students! The Professional Development Conference will be happening on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 9am to 3pm. Here are the 5 panelists from all engineering disciplines who will be attended the conference. Students who attend will get the opportunity to ask them questions, and even network with them during the networking lunch! Check out the “Guest Speakers” section to learn about the other speakers!


Dave Bullock, Vice President at Miovision, Systems and Computing Engineer

In 2005 Dave co-founded LiveHive Systems and served as CEO from 2006 to 2011.  Dave led the sales activities with these partners and helped secure tens of millions of dollars in new sponsorship contracts with top brands including Coca Cola, Ford, Lexus, Heineken, and Budweiser. In 2011, Dave joined Fongo as President and launched company's mobile strategy. Under Dave's leadership, Fongo became Canada's fastest growing mobile telecommunications company. In 2012, Dave co-founded PlayWorld Mobile (and its sister company KidQuest) to innovate at the intersection of "kids + digital". Dave led the creative product development and brand licensing initiatives. Since 2015, Dave has been helping Miovision bring smart mobility solutions to cities. Dave is passionate about finding the intersection of technology, policy, and people in solutions that make cities safer, more productive, and more efficient.


Alexis Wagner, Assistant Brewmaster at Mill Street Breweries, Bioprocess/Food Engineer

As a bioprocess engineer with a minor in food engineering and MPhil in Environmental Policy, I have a diverse portfolio of research, including publications in bioplastic nanomaterial fabrication, kombucha fermentation kinetics, climate engineering standards, agri-environmental practice adoption, and post-Brexit EU agricultural policy. I have developed a global network through ambassadorial and diplomatic work on international trade missions and at high level summits throughout Asia and Europe. Alongside my work as a brewer, I am passionate about addressing the food-water-energy nexus through large scale supply chain measures, local action, and behavioural change.


Chinthujaon Loganathan, Industrial Engineer at Magna Exteriors, Mechanical Engineer

Chinthujaon Loganathan works at Magna Exteriors, and internationally recognized manufacturing company which produces a wide range of products. Furthermore, Chinthujaon Loganathan is a Project Management Professional (PMP). Earners of the globally-recognized PMP have demonstrated their extensive knowledge and mastery of project management concepts, tasks, and techniques that are applicable across virtually any industry and methodology. Earners are able to speak and understand the global language of project management. Individuals that earn this certification have demonstrated the knowledge and skills needed to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control, and close a project.


Alex Alguire, Director of Sales, Intellijoint Surgical Inc., Biomedical Engineer

Since 2014, Alex has worked with Intellijoint Surgical Inc. and has been responsible for supporting the US sales team’s day to day activities and management of Clinical Associates. Assists the sales team with closing new accounts/surgeons and is responsible for launching new territories throughout the US. He is a product specialist that provides training and continued education to new and existing members of the sales team and manages inventory and allocation of capital equipment while ensuring all processes are being adhered to.


Madeline Carter, Project Engineer for Land Development, C.F. Crozier & Associates, Environmental Engineer

Before Madeline joined Crozier to work on land development as a Project Engineer, she worked with Terraprobe Inc. At Terraprobe, she undertook asks such as inspecting the installation of sewer mains, electrical conduits and water pipes as well as overseeing the excavation and removal of soils. She also conducted soil and groundwater testing in conjunction with Phase Two Environmental Site Assessments including drilling, test pits, remediation excavations, low flow sampling. She later took her experience to Crozier, where she continues to do similar work.

Once again, the Professional Development Conference will be happening on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 9am to 3pm.

Please note, people may purchase their tickets in person during Eng Soc office hours.




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