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The Power of Distributed Architecture

April 7, 2016
8:30 amto10:00 am

The IEEE Canadian Atlantic Section Young Professionals (YP) is excited to invite you to attend a joint event with ECEGC (Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Conference). The ECEGC is held by Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Dalhousie, to present and discuss the graduates’ academic achievements.

The joint event is the begining part of the whole day ECEGC, a keynote speech. The speaker is Peter Conlon, CEO of LED Roadway Lighting Ltd. He will give a tech talk about “The Power of Distributed Architecture”. He is excited to share with us his experiences in technology innovation, management, career management and more.

Registration is free for all IEEE members, and $10 for non-members, registration is also required for attendance.

We look forward to seeing you on April 7, 2016!

Title: The Power of Distributed Architecture
Speaker: Peter Conlon
CEO of LED Roadway Lighting Ltd.
Time: 8:30am – 10:00am, April 7th, 2016
Place: Scotiabank Auditorium, McCain Arts & Social Sciences Building
Dalhousie University
6135 University Ave, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Cost: Free for all IEEE members and $10 for non-members
Registration is required for attendance
RSVP: Please register here for the event.
Agenda: 8:30am – 8:45am Registration, separate from ECEGC
8:45am – 9:00am Opening remarks by the Dean of of Dalhousie Engineering
9:00am – 9:45am A keynote speech prsented by Peter Conlon about “The Power of Distributed Architecture”
9:45am – 10:00am Coffee and snacks
The event is officially over at 10:00, but everyone is welcome to continue to watch ECEGC grad presentations.


“The best way to consolidate your power is to give it away. To do this, you need to build leadership throughout your company.” – Peter Conlon

An award-winning business leader with an extensive history of fixing and growing companies, Peter Conlon is passionate about business. With 37 years in general management and leadership in Canada, United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia, he has significant experience in large corporations, small businesses, independent entities and subsidiary operations, including direct line management of marketing, sales, finance, operations, product management and strategic planning.

As President and CEO of Nautel Limited, he brought the company to a position of global leadership, including its selection as Exporter of the Year at the Nova Scotia Export Achievement Awards and as one of Canada’s Passion Capitalists. In 2014, Peter joined LED Roadway Lighting as Chief Executive Officer with the goal of transforming that exciting Nova Scotia green technology leader into a sustainable, disciplined enterprise.

He is not a subscriber to stylistic, prescriptive solutions to problems. He recognizes and appreciates that the challenges organizations face are deeply personal and need individual attention. Great leadership and communication are required to allow teams to work on the issues together in a safe, well-defined environment.

Peter was selected as Business Person of the Year at the 2010 Halifax Business Awards and was inducted into the Atlantic Business Magazine Top 50 CEO Hall of Fame in 2014. He is often called on to speak about leadership, vision and team building.

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