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Engineering technology association celebrates 50 years of certification at Annual General Meeting

May 29, 2007

Toronto - (Tuesday, May 29, 2007) - The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) will celebrate the 50th anniversary of certification during the association's annual general meeting weekend.

Media are invited to attend the weekend events.

Date: Thursday, May 31 to Saturday, June 2

Location: The Metropolitan Hotel, 108 Chestnut St., Toronto

Highlights of the weekend include a 50th-anniversary celebration at Fort York on Thursday evening (7 p.m.) and the introduction of a new President and Council on Friday morning.

On Friday, June 1, Ontario's finance minister, the Honourable Greg Sorbara, will be the keynote speaker at the noon luncheon following the Council meeting.

Friday evening, at a gala dinner and awards ceremony (7 p.m.), OACETT will recognize engineering and applied science technologists and technicians for their contributions to the profession and society. Also honoured are outstanding educators in technology and outstanding technical achievement by companies.

OACETT is the professional association that certifies engineering/applied science technicians and technologists in Ontario. OACETT has more than 23,000 members in Ontario. Members include certified technicians (C.Tech.); certified engineering technologists (C.E.T.); and applied science technologists (A.Sc.T.)

A self-governing professional association, OACETT functions under the OACETT Act for the purposes of protecting public safety, governing its members and providing member benefits and services.

For more information, interviews, or to confirm your attendance, please contact Sharon Leonard, Director, Professional Affairs and Services, OACETT at 416-621-9621, ext. 252; sleonard@oacett.org.

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OACETT
10 Four Seasons Place
Toronto, ON M9B 6H7
www.oacett.org
416-621-9621


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