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.
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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.