Upcoming Events

July 24th 2018  Next SES Executive Meeting

-  Tuesday July 24th at 6:00 pm.  Location: TBA

August 8, 15, 22 2018  SES presents an Ideation Short Course

6:30 - 8:30 pm each night in 2B52 Engineering Building on Campus

Content:  6 techniques to help generate solutions for design problems or to help generate ideas for anything!

Instructor:  Dr. Sean Maw  P.Eng. University of Saskatchewan Huff Chair in Innovative Teaching.

- Unleash your creativity with structure.

- Cost:  $40.   Limited spots available.

For questions or to reserve your spot contact:  Zahra at zaj281@mail.usask.ca

August 29th SES hosts APEGS CPD and Ethics Session

- Wed Aug 29th  5:30 - 6:30 pm

- Upper Lounge Saskatoon Club 417 21st Street East

- Learn about APEGS' changes to Continuing Professional Development and use this session towards your mandatory yearly ethics refresher.

- No cost but space is limited.  RSVP to zaj281@mail.usask.ca


August 31st Registration for Masters Certificate in Project Management (MCPM)

- This Edward's School of Business short course has a $1000 discount for SES members.

- Course details are here

Sep 13 2018  SES Banquet Awards and AGM

- Save the date for this historic event.


Past Events


January 23rd 2018 SES supports CJ Mackenzie Gala

The College of Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan invites you to the:

42nd Anniversary C.J. Mackenzie Gala of Engineering Excellence with Distinguished Lecturer:  Mike Marsh.  More details at the above link.

Feb 9th SES Noon-Hour Panel Discussion:  Advances in CADD (Lunch included)

- Time:  12:05 pm - 12:55 pm  Friday Feb 9th, 2018

- Location:  Span Room in The Atrium Building, 111 Research Drive (Innovation Place)  Saskatoon

Topics Include:  Building Information Modeling (BIM) and 3D Scanning

Speakers Include:  Dan Kishchuk (EMS Croscan), Edwin Edquist (Prairie 3D and Baydo Developments), Marcel Pennington (Croatia Industries), Nick Wright (ENGCOMP), and Scott MacDonald (IMAGINiT Technologies).

This is a no-cost event

Lunch sponsored by   IMAGINiT Technologies

March 4th to 10th 2018 Engineering and Geoscience Week


-March 4th SES and Students Board Game Mixer

  Time:  Sunday Mar 4th 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm come and go.

  Location:  King Me Boardgamery and Cafe. 527 20th St West, Saskatoon

  Cost:  $5 entrance fee will be paid by the SES.  Buy your own snacks and beverages.

   No RSVP is required.

-March 5th SES Noon Hour Presentation

- Time:  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  Monday Mar 5th, 2018

- Location:  Span Room in The Atrium Building, 111 Research Drive (Innovation Place)  Saskatoon

Topic:  Technological Advancement and Environmental Sustainability: Application of Materials Science and Engineering

Speaker:  Akindele Odeshi PhD P.Eng. University of Saskatchewan

This is a no-cost event

- March 5th and 6th SES Presents Industry Tours

- Saskatoon Water Treatment Plant Tour Monday Mar 5

  Time:  Mon March 5th  from 10:00 am - 11:00 am.

  Location:  1030 Avenue H South, Saskatoon

Notes: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is provided for the tour. Portions of the tour will be outside, please wear appropriate seasonal outerwear.

- Canadian Light Source (CLS) Tour  Monday Mar 5

   Time:  Mon March 5th from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

   Location:  44 Innovation Boulevard, Saskatoon

-Novozymes BioAg Saskatoon Tour   Tuesday Mar 6 

  Time:  Tues March 6th 9:00 am - 10:00 am

     Location:  3935 Thatcher Ave,  Saskatoon

Notes:  Since Novozymes manufactures agricultural biological products, certain protocol is required.  Protective eye wear (provided) and closed-toe shoes required for this tour. Visitors are required to switch off their cell phones, take no photos during the entire tour, and follow Novozymes' Tour Safety Protocol (attached ).


-March 6th  SES presents Industry Celebrating Excellence (ICE)

Tuesday March 6, 2018  5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location:  Saskatoon Club 417 - 21st Street East Downtown Saskatoon

This annual networking event with a business attire dress code is a chance to showcase local Engineering talent and expertise.

There is no cost to attend.


March 9th 2018  SES Afternoon Presentation and Tour

Time:  3:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Friday Mar 9th, 2018

- Location:  Span Room in The Atrium Building, 111 Research Drive (Innovation Place)  Saskatoon

Topic:  Saskatoon Internet Exchange

Speaker:  Jason Dunk is currently the CTO for Saskatoon Public Schools, a board member for the Saskatoon Internet Exchange and has 20+ years of experience in the IT industry.

Pi o’clock  will follow the presentation at the Concourse Common 15 Innovation Boulevard

Pi o’clock is cohosted by Solido and Innovation Place.  It is intended to bring together the Saskatoon tech community. It offers beverages and pie and other snacks. Informal speakers will talk for a few minutes about topics of interest for the tech community.


March 28th 2018 SES Undergraduate Student Design Showcase

- Wednesday March 28th at Marquis Hall Exeter Room. 

Public Viewing (no charge):  5 pm - 6:30 pm 

Dinner and Awards Program (ticket required):  6:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Tickets are $20 for students and $40 for everyone else.

Keynote Speaker:  Jeff Dyck, Director of Engineering at Mentor; A Siemens Business.  

Congratulations to the winning teams:

- Chemical and Biological Engineering Clay Floatation Team:  Environmental Prize, Industry Prize, and Audience Choice Award

- Geological Engineering Viking Formation Team:  Environmental Prize, 2nd Place Industry Prize

- Electrical and Computer Engineering Bike Anti-theft Team:  Social Impact Prize.

- Mechanical Engineering Plow Retrieval Team:  1st Place Product Prize

- Electrical and Computer Engineering Stike Zone Team:  2nd Place Product Prize


April 27th  SES Noon Hour Presentation

Saskatoon's North Commuter Parkway and Traffic Bridge Project

When: Friday April 27th, 2018  12:05 - 12:55 pm

Where: Span Room, The Atrium (111 Research Drive),  Innovation Place Saskatoon

Who:  Patrick Lalach of CIMA+ will be speaking.

No cost.    Lunch sponsored by CIMA+ and Graham Construction


May 10, 17 and 24  SES Short Course: Engineers as Entrepreneurs

- Three consecutive sessions:  Thursdays 5:30 - 7:00 pm  May 10, 17, and 24 University of Saskatchewan campus.

- Instructor Dr Sean Maw P.Eng.  University of Saskatchewan Huff Chair in Innovative Teaching and acting La Borde Chair in Engineering Entrepreneurship.

- Discover if you have what it takes to be an Engineering Entrepreneur

- Cost:  $30.   Limited spots available.


May 30th 2018  SES Family Mini-Golf & Dine

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

5:45 pm PUTT 'n BOUNCE MINI-GOLF 1206 Arlington Avenue, Saskatoon

7:00 pm  Fuddruckers for Supper.

First to reply get the special rate of $12 per adult and $7 for children under 12.

June 28th 2018  SES presents a Rhetoric/Debate Workshop

- Details are here


July 12th and 19th SES and PMI North SK Toastmasters present a Short Course:

Leadership Skills for Engineers

Thursdays July 12 and 19, 2018 at Federated Co-op main floor Boardroom  401 22nd St East Saskatoon

6:00 - 8:00 pm both evenings.  Cost $50

Topics: delegating, giving effective feedback, understanding conflict, and motivating people.


July 17th 2018 SES Games Night at Dragon's Den

- Tuesday July 17  5:30 - 9:00 pm  Come and go

- Try out Board Games and Card Games.  No cost to attend.

- Dragon's Den Games 1026 Louise Avenue.



Links to other Past Events

2017 Events

2016 Events

2015 Events