MOHANDES    Since 1988Canadian Society of Iranian Engineers and Architects


Mohandes has monthly gathering on first Wednesday of each month except July, August and January at:

600 Highway 7 East, Richmond Hill, ON L4B1B2

Beside these regular events, we have three big family events, Yalda Night, Summer Cruise and Picnic. Occasionally we have garden trip, ski and other social events which will be announced on due time. We encourage you and your friends to participate and enjoy the friendly environment.

Notes: When registering, "Number of Guests" means how many persons you are coming with (excluding you).

Upcoming Events

    • Wednesday, September 05, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Markham Room, Sheraton Hotel - 600 Hwy 7 E, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 1B2

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    Dear Memebrs,

    You are cordially invited to join us in 

    Mohandes Special General Meeting to Elect Board of Trustees

    and Monthly Seminar entitled:

    "The Era of Engineering Entrepreneurship"

    Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 at 6:00 PM

    Sheraton Hotel 600 Hwy 7 E, Richmond Hill

    Agenda of the Meeting:  

    • 6:00 pm  Refreshments & Professional Networking
    • 7:00 pm  Welcoming by the Chair
    • 7:10 pm  Seminar Presentation: The Era of Engineering Entrepreneurship by Dr. Rafik Loutfy.
    • 7:45 pm  The Election of Board of Trustees

    دوستان و اعضای محترم کانون

    همان‌گونه که مستحضرید کانون مهندس با بیش از سی‌سال فعالیت توانسته است با بهره‌گیری از تجارب مهندسین و آرشیتکت‌های ایرانی خدمات قابل توجهی به جامعه ایرانی بخصوص مهندسین تازه وارد ارائه دهد

    با توجه به تغییرات بنیادی صورت گرفته در اساس‌نامه کانون که در مجمع عمومی ماه می مورد تصویب قرار گرفت، مقرر شد که جهت داشتن پشتوانه راهبری و نظارتی دراز مدت کانون، هیت امنای کانون متشکل از نُه عضو در جلسه گردهمایی سپتامبر تشکیل گردد. طبق اساسنامه اعضا آن متشکل از شش نفر از میان کاندیدا ها و سه نفر به انتخاب هیات امنای منتخب خواهد بود.

    برای نامزد کردن خودتان یا فرد واجد شرایط دیگر برای انتخابات هیات امنا، لطفا اینجا را کلیک کنید.

    About the presentation:

    The Era of Engineering Entrepreneurship: Why everyone has to become entrepreneur?


    Dr. Rafik Loutfy, Director, Centre of Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CEIE) Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science, Ryerson University.

    Dr. Rafik Loutfy joined Ryerson University in July 2013 as Innovator-In-Residence, Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science.  He was appointed as the inaugural Director of Centre Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship in July 2014. His research interest is in the role universities and colleges play in the entrepreneurship eco-systems. 

    Prior to joining Ryerson, Dr. Loutfy spent 10 years as the Director of the Xerox Centre of Engineering Entrepreneurship & Innovation at McMaster University, establishing its flagship Master (MEEI) program.  He had a long and distinguished career with Xerox Corporation. Loutfy joined Xerox in 1974 as a researcher and held a variety of project and managerial positions at the Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC) including Centre manager. He was appointed vice president in Xerox’s Corporate Research & Technology organization in 1991 and held a variety of VP positions, including vice president of strategy planning and innovation. Loutfy became a corporate officer in 1997 and served as the chief technical officer (CTO) and senior vice president of Xerox Business Group Operations, and vice president of the Wilson Center for Research & Technology in Webster, New York – one of Xerox’s largest research centers, and Director of Corporate Business Strategy.

    Loutfy possesses a BSc and MSc in chemistry from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt, a PhD in Photochemistry from the University of Western Ontario, and a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Toronto. He holds 32 US patents and has published more than 178 scientific articles.

    • Saturday, September 08, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Milne Dam Conservation Park - Markham, ON L3P1H3

    Dear friends,

    You are cordially invited to attend Mohandes joint Summer Picnic 2018 with SUTA Toronto and Fanni Ontario and take advantage of this great opportunity to meet with friends, expand your networks with other engineers, enjoy beautiful lake-view site, entertainment and sports activities.

    Ticket Price for Refreshments & Lunch. payment due date is on Monday September 2nd :

    $10 Refreshments: Coffee/Tea, Fruits, ...

    $20 Refreshments + Lunch (Vaziri, Salad, Soft Drink).

    *** Lunch will be served at 1:30 PM ***

     or You may bring your Lunch.

    Method of Payment:
    You can E-transfer the exact fee to and set the password "Picnic2018". ***Important Note: In the message section of e-transfer please mention, your E-mail address, number of guests and type of tickets (Refreshment only or Plus Lunch).

    Please note that there is an entrance Fee that will be collected by park staff at the entrance:

    $4.00 per adult (15-59)
    $3.00 per senior (60+)
    FREE for under 15

    We are trying our best to make this event as enjoyable as possible, so individuals and groups who are willing to show their talents in singing, playing music, dancing, etc. are more than welcome to contact us for arrangements. Backgammon and Volleyball leagues are part of our summer picnic as usual.

    Please click here to download picnic site map.

    To get direction to the picnic site, please click on the map below:

    Driving to the event and outdoor activities including (but not limited to) hiking on uneven trails, climbing, playing sports and group games involve risks of injury and/or loss/damage to properties. No alcoholic drinks are served at the event and also it is not allowed in public places like where the venue is. By participating in this event you waive and release any and all claims for yourself and people you bring to this event against the organizers of this event in conjunction with any injury, illness, or death, or loss or damage to property, which may directly or indirectly result from your participation in the event. You acknowledge that you will not receive any financial payment for any of the above and that your compensation is the opportunity to participate in the event and contribute to the activities of the event. You warrant that you are fit to participate in this event and your attendance in the event means that you admit the Agreement.

Past Events

Sunday, August 12, 2018 A Family Visit to Royal Botanical Garden بازدید تابستانه از باغ گیاه شناسی رویال
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 Mohandes Monthly Gathering in June: A few notes on COSMOLOGY + Open discussion with members
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Mohandes SIC Committee Meeting in May (All Groups)
Wednesday, May 02, 2018 Mohandes Annual General Meeting - AGM 2018
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Mohandes SIC Committee Meeting in April (All Groups)
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Mohandes Fundraising Cocktail Party 2018
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Mohandes SIC Committee Meeting in March (All Groups)
Saturday, March 24, 2018 Mohandes Nowruz 2018 Gala Organized by SUTA and Fanni in colaboration with MOHANDES
Saturday, March 24, 2018 🏐 Mohandes Weekly Volleyball: Spring Season [March 24th-June 16th]
Wednesday, March 07, 2018 The Representation of Women in Persian Poetry and Iranian Cinema
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Honda of Canada Manufacturing Plant Tour
Monday, February 26, 2018 Mohandes Mentoring Program: P.Eng. Licensure Best Practices
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Mohandes SIC Committee Meeting in February (All Groups)
Wednesday, February 07, 2018 Mohandes Monthly Seminar: Diversity in IT: The Case of Women in Technology
Sunday, January 21, 2018 Mohandes New Year 2018 Family Brunch Gathering
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Mohandes SIC Committee Meeting in Jan 2018 (All Groups)
Saturday, January 13, 2018 🏐 Mohandes Weekly Volleyball: Winter Season [Jan 13th - March 17th]
Friday, December 15, 2017 Mohandes Yalda Night 2017 Gala & Celebration of Mohandes 30th Anniversary
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 Mohandes Dec Seminar: Build Healthy Relationships using Emotional Intelligence
Thursday, November 02, 2017 Mohandes Tour to Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada
Wednesday, November 01, 2017 Mohandes Nov Seminar: Nanotechnology and Biophotonics in Biomedical Engineering
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 Landscape of Research and Innovation in Ontario: By Minister Moridi
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 همایش بزرگ هیات مدیره های تمام ادوار کانون مهندس
Saturday, September 16, 2017 🏐 Mohandes Weekly Volleyball: Fall Season [Sep 16th - Dec 16th]
Sunday, September 10, 2017 Mohandes Annual Summer Picnic 2017 joint with SUTA and Fanni Ontario
Wednesday, September 06, 2017 Mohandes Sep Seminar: Design and Construction of Transit Facilities
Thursday, August 31, 2017 A Memorial Ceremony for Maryam Mirzakhani at U of T
Saturday, August 26, 2017 A Family Visit to Niagara Botanical Garden بازدید تابستانه از باغ گیاه شناسی نیاگارا
Saturday, July 29, 2017 The First Iranian-Canadian Women's Leadership Conference
Saturday, July 15, 2017 Mohandes Summer 2017 Cruise on Lake Ontario in Celebration of Canada 150
Saturday, June 17, 2017 Weekly 🏐 Volleyball on Saturdays (Corec): Registration through Telegram
Wednesday, June 07, 2017 Mohandes June Seminar: How do you build a sacred space? [in English]
Monday, May 22, 2017 A Family Visit to Royal Botanical Garden بازدید بهاره از باغ گیاه شناسی رویال
Saturday, May 20, 2017 Mohandes mentoring program: Preparing Newcomers/Engineers for Canadian Job Market
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Mohandes May Professional (Majors) Committees Meeting
Friday, May 12, 2017 Hafiz and his Poetry - A Presentation by Prof. Nasser Kanani (in English)
Wednesday, May 03, 2017 Mohandes Annual General Meeting - AGM 2017
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Mohandes April Professional (Majors) Committees Meeting
Sunday, April 09, 2017 Mohandes Mentoring Program: P.Eng. Licensure and Benefits
Wednesday, April 05, 2017 Why Business Needs Engineers? (in English)
Saturday, March 18, 2017 Nowruz 2017 Gala Organized by Fanni Ontario in affiliationn with MOHANDES and SUTA
Thursday, March 16, 2017 Mohandes March Professional (Majors) Committees Meeting
Wednesday, March 01, 2017 Mohandes Monthly Seminar: (1) Mesoscopic Traffic Simulation Model for GTA (2) Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer (GFRP) Rebar for Concrete Structures
Thursday, February 16, 2017 IEEE Meets Mohandes ⚙ Feb Majors Committees Meeting
Wednesday, February 01, 2017 تحولات صنعت هواپیمایی در ایران و جهان: گذشته، حال و آینده
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 January Meeting ⚙ Mohandes Majors Committees [Open to all Engineers]
Saturday, January 07, 2017 New Year Gathering (Brunch) hosted by MOHANDES Sports Committee
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 December Meeting ⚙ Mohandes Majors Committees [Open to all Engineers]
Saturday, December 17, 2016 🏐 Mohandes Saturdays Morning Volleyball (Corec)
Friday, December 16, 2016 Mohandes Yalda Night 2016 Celebration Jointly Organized with SUTA and Fanni Ontario
Saturday, December 10, 2016 🏐 Mohandes Saturdays Morning Volleyball (Corec)
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 Engineering the Internet of Things
Saturday, December 03, 2016 🏐 Mohandes Saturdays Morning Volleyball (Corec)
Saturday, November 26, 2016 🏐 Volleyball Tournament تورنمنت والیبال بین دانشگاهی در تورنتو
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 Path to becoming an Architect in Canada focused on Ontario rules and regulation
Saturday, November 19, 2016 🏐 Mohandes Saturdays Morning Volleyball (Corec)
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Mohandes Monthly Majors Committees Meeting [Open to all Engineers]
Saturday, November 12, 2016 🏐 Mohandes Saturdays Morning Volleyball (Corec)
Saturday, November 05, 2016 🏐 Mohandes Saturdays Morning Volleyball (Corec)
Wednesday, November 02, 2016 Non Destructive Testing (NDT) and Monitoring of Smelting Furnaces
Saturday, October 29, 2016 🏐 Mohandes Saturdays Morning Volleyball (Corec)
Sunday, October 23, 2016 ⚽️ Mohandes Sundays Morning Outdoor Soccer
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 ⚙ Mohandes Monthly Majors Committees Meeting [Open to all Engineers]
Wednesday, October 05, 2016 آسیب شناسی روانی مهاجرت و تاثیر آن بر نظام خانواده
Sunday, September 25, 2016 ⚽️ Mohandes Sundays Morning Outdoor Soccer
Saturday, September 24, 2016 🏐 New Season: Mohandes Saturdays Morning Volleyball (Corec)
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Mohandes Monthly Majors Committees Meeting [Open to all members]
Wednesday, September 07, 2016 A Panel Discussion by Iranian Canadian Female Professors in Ontario
Saturday, September 03, 2016 Sep 3rd Mohandes Outdoor Soccer (If we have at-least 18 registrants)
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Mohandes Majors Committees Meeting
Saturday, August 06, 2016 Mohandes Joint Summer Picnic (RSVP Required on Eventbrite site)
Saturday, July 16, 2016 Mohandes Summer Outdoor Soccer (Corec: Men/Women)
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Networking and Opening Session for Majors Committees
Saturday, July 09, 2016 Mohandes Summer Outdoor Soccer (Corec: Men/Women)
Saturday, June 18, 2016 Last Game of the Summer Season: Mohandes Weekly Recreational Volleyball (Corec)
Saturday, June 11, 2016 Mohandes Weekly Recreational Volleyball (Corec)
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 Mohandes Monthly Gathering: An Open Discussion
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 Mohandes Annual General Meeting - AGM 2016
Monday, April 18, 2016 Mohandes mentoring program: Preparing Newcomers/Engineers for Canadian Job Market
Wednesday, April 06, 2016 Change is in the Air: A discussion around un-manned commercial flight
Saturday, March 19, 2016 Nowruz 2016 Gala Organized jointly by SUTA, MOHANDES and Fanni Ontario
Wednesday, March 02, 2016 Intelligent Energy Management Systems (IEMS)
Wednesday, February 03, 2016 Advanced Materials and Methods in Structural Engineering
Friday, December 18, 2015 Mohandes Yalda Night Celebration Jointly Organized with SUTA and Fanni Ontario
Wednesday, December 02, 2015 How to plan for Retirement
Saturday, November 14, 2015 Mohandes Weekly Volleyball (Corec: Men & Women)
Wednesday, November 04, 2015 A New Paradigm for Urban Vehicles Design
Wednesday, October 07, 2015 Iran and P5+1 agreement, where do we go from here? Including a discussion on the legal rights of Iran under NPT for enrichment
Saturday, September 12, 2015 Mohandes Career Development Mentoring Program in coordination with My Academy
Wednesday, September 02, 2015 Canadian Mining Industry in 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities
Saturday, August 08, 2015 Mohandes Annual Summer Picnic 2015 joint with SUTA and Fanni Ontario
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 Mohandes mentoring program: Preparing Newcomers/Engineers for Canadian Job Market
Wednesday, June 03, 2015 Panel Discussion: Mohandes Successful Past & Making A Better Future - featuring some of long standing and previous BOD members
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 Mohandes Annual General Meeting - AGM 2015
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 Status of Science in Canada and New Frontiers of Science in Society
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Cloud Computing and its benefits for small and medium businesses
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 P.Eng. Licensure and Benefits, By Mr Changiz Sadr, P.Eng., FEC
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 Machinery Condition Monitoring
Sunday, December 14, 2014 Celebration of Yalda Night and 25th Anniversary of MOHANDES
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 نگاهی به شعر سنتی معاصر در محضر پروفسور فضل‌الله رضا
Wednesday, November 05, 2014 Review of Provincial Groundwater Monitoring Network in Ontario
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 Movie Screen and Speech on Foundation of Tehran Polytechnic (Amir Kabir) University
Saturday, August 09, 2014 MOHANDES ANNUAL PICNIC
Wednesday, June 04, 2014 3D Diffusive Imaging for Medical & Scientific Application
Sunday, June 01, 2014 Summit on "Design, Diversity, and Innovation"
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Optics and Photonics in Engineering Innovation: Canadian Opportunities
Wednesday, May 07, 2014 2014 May AGM
Thursday, April 17, 2014 Newcomers Mentoring Program (2nd Round)
Thursday, April 03, 2014 Professional Development Seminar
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Mohandes Monthly session topics : 1. High-speed Electronics 2. Sustainable use of a self-management support system
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Mohandes engineering Business introduction program
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 Optics and Photonics in Engineering Innovation: Canadian Opportunities
Wednesday, February 05, 2014 Time Management: Making Time Work for You.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 Color and Lighting in Hospital Design
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 "Mohandes" Newcommers Mentoring programme
Wednesday, November 06, 2013 Modern Machine Tools
Wednesday, October 02, 2013 Canadian Aerospace Industry
Saturday, September 28, 2013 How to build your career in Project Management
Wednesday, September 04, 2013 New 2017-2025 Environmental Standards and Challenges facing Canada's Automotive Suppliers
Saturday, August 03, 2013 Mohandes Annual Picnic
Saturday, July 20, 2013 ARE WE ALONE? (a Public Lecture by Dr. Firouz Naderi)
Wednesday, June 05, 2013 Nickel Industry overview in Canada
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 Mohandes AGM
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 Automotive Industry in Ontario
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Nouruz 1392 in Toronto سال تحویل و چهارشنبه سوری در یک شب
Wednesday, March 06, 2013 Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of Complex Engineering
Friday, February 22, 2013 A Seminar About project management professional PMP
Wednesday, February 06, 2013 Design, scale and improvement tools for architectural development
Wednesday, December 05, 2012 Internet Security: Past, Present and the Future
Friday, November 16, 2012 Licensing Procedure - The benefit of a P.Eng Licence
Wednesday, November 07, 2012 Codes and Standards in Canadian Industries
Wednesday, October 03, 2012 A Guide to Entering the Canadian Workforce for Iranian Engineers
Wednesday, September 05, 2012 User Experience &Usability Strategist - How to design products that create a more sustainable user experiences.
Wednesday, June 06, 2012 June 6th Monthly Gathering At Sheraton
Wednesday, May 02, 2012 Mohandes AGM
Wednesday, April 04, 2012 Mohandes April Event
Wednesday, March 07, 2012 MOHANDES MARCH 2012 EVENT
Wednesday, February 01, 2012 Feb. 1st meeting At Sheraton
Sunday, December 18, 2011 Mohandes Yalda 2011
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Technology related Applied Electromagnetic
Wednesday, December 07, 2011 Dec. 7th meeting At Sheraton
Wednesday, November 02, 2011 Mohandes monthly gathering November 2nd
Friday, October 07, 2011 مراسم بزرگداشت مولانا جلال الدين رومي
Wednesday, October 05, 2011 Oct 5th meeting At Sheraton
Sunday, September 11, 2011 last picnic of the summer 2011
Wednesday, September 07, 2011 Sept meeting At Sheraton
Friday, August 12, 2011 Camping and Water Rafting
Sunday, July 31, 2011 Summer Picnic with Fanni group
Saturday, July 09, 2011 Mohandes Summer Cruise
Wednesday, June 01, 2011 June Gathering at Sheraton
Wednesday, May 04, 2011 Mohandes AGM on May 4th 2011
Friday, April 08, 2011 Canadian Industrial Engineering and Management Experts.
Wednesday, April 06, 2011 April Gathering At Sheraton
Wednesday, March 02, 2011 Mohandes Monthly Gathering
Wednesday, February 02, 2011 Mohandes Monthly Gathering
Saturday, December 18, 2010 Yalda Night with Mohandes

Tel: (905) 771-7147


P.O.Box #217, 6021 Yonge St., 

North York, ON, Canada   M2N3W2

MOHANDES®    Since 1988

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