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Public Engineering Display and Student Design Competitions

March 24, 2012
10:00 amto4:00 pm

Everyone is invited to attend this public event taking place as part of National Engineering Month.

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Canadian Atlantic Section will be hosting a display celebrating the engineering profession at the Bay Court in Mic Mac Mall in Dartmouth. The display will be in place from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM.

Other displays will include:

  • Information about the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Information about Engineers Nova Scotia and the engineering profession
  • Information about taking engineering at Dalhousie University
  • Hands on activities for children facilitated by SuperNOVA
  • Engineering/student projects, including: Shubenacadie Canal Commission display, Engineers Without Borders (EWB), Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV), Formula SAE, Concrete Toboggan
  • Displays on Award Winning engineering projects

Events taking place:

  • The Annual Provincial Popsicle Stick Bridge Junior High School Challenge
  • Junior high school students from across Nova Scotia have been invited to compete in this popsicle stick bridge challenge. The challenge tests the students’ imagination, creativity, design, and teamwork skills and incorporates principles of physics, civil, mechanical, and materials engineering. For more information about the competition and how to register entries for the contest, please contact Sheamus MacNeil at 444-3131 or

    Registration: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Competition Starts: 12:00 PM

  • 1st Annual High School Design Competition
  • This event is being hosted by the Canadian Atlantic Section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and Engineers Nova Scotia, in conjunction with the IEEE Teacher In-Service Program (TISP). The competition will take place on site. For more details, please contact Mae Seto at

    Registration: D. Werle (T. 423-2211,
    Event Starts: 10:00 AM (until 1:00 PM)

Attached is a poster for the High School Design Competition. Hope to see a number of you out there this weekend to support our future engineers.

TISP Engineering Month Event Poster

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