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Heart of Engineering

Connect Your Conference to Ottawa’s Engineering Visionaries
and the post-secondary institutions guiding tomorrow’s innovators in sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Ottawa has 74,500 engineers and scientists, the highest concentration of any city in Canada and the second highest in North America. And with 27,000 students enrolled in STEM programs across the city, that ranking is secure.

Two universities, two colleges, the seat of Government and the National Research Council all connected through a unique knowledge-sharing network make the city a fertile training ground. And ongoing collaboration among the educational institutions, the engineering and technology enterprises and the city’s dozens of research and policy organizations make Ottawa the place to connect to a high performance STEM ecosystem.

Engineering Conferences Past and Future

  • Students in Engineering and Technology Conference
  • Cleantech Summit
  • Canadian Engineering Education Association Annual Conference
  • IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments
  • IEEE International Conference on Information Fusion
  • IEEE Nuclear and Space Radiation Effects Conference

Connect to STEM

Heart of Engineering

The University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Engineering is at the forefront of new approaches to engineering. It’s new STEM Complex, featuring state of the art prototyping and manufacturing capabilities, aims to ignite students’ imagination, provide the tools to help bring ideas to life, and facilitate commercialization partnerships with Ottawa’s vast ecosystem of technology and engineering companies.


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