Special presentation on the Engineering Investigation into the Algo Mall Parking Deck Collapse

Date:  Thursday, September 21, 2017
Time:  5:00pm to 9:00pm
Location:  Toronto Rehabilitation Institute,  2nd Floor Auditorium,  550 University Avenue
Registration:  Please  follow this link to the EventBrite page to pre-register. For a more complete summary of the evening’s agenda, please follow this link to the event flyer.

Guest Speaker Hassan Saffarini, P.Eng., will discuss the forensic investigation into the collapse of the Algo Mall and the implications for the engineering profession. Mr. Saffarini was the lead engineering investigator commissioned by the OPP after the collapse of the mall.  He is the head of Structural Engineering at NORR Architects and Engineers, Toronto.

IMPORTANT: As we expect high attendance, you are strongly urged to pre-register. Walk-Ins will admitted on a first come, first served basis, after pre-registered attendees, pending availability of seating.


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Volunteering Opportunities at U of T, January 2018 Semester

Professor Aimy Bazylak, P.Eng., would like to warmly invite engineers in the West Toronto Chapter to submit a design problem and become a client for a 1st year University of Toronto Engineering “Sustainability Scholars” design team. They are launching a special series of 1st year engineering design projects focused on sustainability through our 1st year Engineering Strategies & Practice (ESP) course – a core 1st year engineering course of 1000 students focused on the role of engineering in society, our relationship with the environment, and the potential and importance of engineering work for people. Click here to read the full story.


About West Toronto Chapter – Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO)

picProfessional Engineers Ontario (PEO) is the provincial association of professional engineers that self- regulates its members in the province of Ontario, Canada. Ontario is subdivided into five regions for Council representation and membership communications. Regional membership is further divided into Chapters to deliver educational outreach, technical, and social/sporting events to their membership. Chapters are the link between the association, and its members and the public. A Chapter’s primary function is to distribute and discuss information about policies and decisions made with respect to regulation of the engineering profession. It offers a forum for its members to discuss issues of concern for engineers and society.

Design Engineer IN 3D worksThe purpose of the West Toronto Chapter is to promote public awareness of the engineering profession in the local community. Events include technical and non-technical presentations including plant tours. We also promote events during Engineering week and arrange licence presentations for newly licensed engineers