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Scholarships & Technical Events

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON SCHOLARSHIPS, TECHNICAL EVENTS OR OTHER ISSUES CONTACT THE CPGCE SECTARY AT This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Welcome to the CPGCE

The 2016 Winter edition of the CPGCE Newsletter is now available for download!

The use this hyper-link to open the document. If you have any ideas for the next newsletter, please contact the editor at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 2016 AGM Photographs

Some of the photographs from the 2016 AGM can be found HERE

2015 PAtW Compitition

Robert Mayall from Alberta, Canada won the 2015 PAtW competition with his thought-provoking presentation on "Ending the Guessing Game for Infectious Patients"

The IET have released two video clips that show Mr. Mayall's presentation and also his experience in the competition

Mr. Mayall's experience video can be viewed HERE

Mr. Mayall's PAtW presentation can be viewed HERE 

You can read the full PAtW article HERE

IMechE President visit to Calgary

Jon Hilton


The CPGCE is pleased to announce that the New IMechE President, Jon Hilton, will be in Calgary over the Canada Day long weekend as part of his Americas tour.

The CPGCE is currently arranging a venue for a meet and greet to give Engineers to opportunity to talk with Mr. Hilton and hear his Presidential Address. We are aware that this is a National holiday, but if you are interested and wish to meet Mr. Hilton along with members of the CPGCE Executive Committee, please email either the CPGCE Secretary or Communications Officer.

Jon Hilton is passionate about mentoring, promoting entrepreneurialism and boosting collaboration between engineering institutions.

Elected President on 25 May, Jon Hilton BSc(Hons) CEng FIMechE has held a number of official posts since he joined the Institution as a young member in 1982. These include serving as a Trustee, Chairman of the Midland Region, Chairman of the Automobile Division and Chairman of the Formula Student organising committee. Download Jon's Presidential Address.

Passionate about engines, he has worked for Rolls-Royce and spent 15 years in the motorsport industry. As Renault F1’s Technical Director - Engine Division, he was intimately involved in the campaign that saw the team win both the drivers’ and constructors’ World Championship titles in 2005 and 2006.

After leaving Formula 1, he formed a new engineering company called Flybrid Automotive to develop high-speed flywheel based hybrid systems for automobile applications.

In his spare time, Jon likes punk rock and working on engines, and is currently restoring an ex-Isle of Man TT Spondon Suzuki racing motorbike.

His first Presidential visit in June will see him strengthen Institution bonds with engineers and engineering organisations in Seattle, Vancouver & Calgary in North America. 

Our next scheduled Technical presentation will be:

14th September, 2016 - "Ending the Guessing Game for Infectious Patients"

Robert Mayall - 2015 PAtW Winner


Abstract & Bio's can be found on the Events page


The Canadian Prairies Group of Chartered Engineers (CPGCE) is a multi-disciplinary group of members of the UK Engineering Institutions who reside in Alberta, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories. We support and further the development of all grades (C.Eng, I.Eng, Eng.Tech, Associate or Student) and welcome all to our Technical Meetings

CPGCE has been actively arranging technical events for many years bringing together industry experts to get an update on projects, challenges, and opportunities. These events provide an excellent networking opportunity for professionals in a relaxed setting.

A cordial welcome to all Engineering Members who have recently arrived in the Canadian Prairies.

Contact Us

  • secretary@cpgce.org