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Save the Date for 2017!

The 2017 ACEC national leadership conference will take place October 22-24 in Ottawa. Save the date today and stay tuned to Source newsletter in the New Year for all the conference program details. 

2016 ACEC national leadership conference – a resounding success 

Over a hundred leaders and emerging leaders from the consulting engineering sector, along with major clients and stakeholders, gathered in Ottawa from October 23-25 to learn of the latest industry trends, challenges and opportunities, and to network with peers and national decision makers.

Driving business / shaping policy

The business program, tailored to the task of driving business for future success, featured trend forecasts from business experts, discussions on industry challenges and opportunities with major clients and industry leaders, as well as a pre-recorded interview with the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure. 




ACEC’s Parliament Hill Day was in full swing on the second day. The day, designed to shape policy for a positive business environment for the sector, kicked off with a breakfast address by the Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement. Throughout the day, delegates made their way to the offices of Members of Parliament to discuss opportunities for the consulting engineering sector.



The conference closed with a celebration of engineering excellence at the 2016 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards gala. Over the course of the evening, 20 Awards of Excellence and 5 Special Achievement awards were presented, as well as the Beaubien Award and the 2017 Allan D. Williams Scholarship

View pictures from all the conference events, including the 2016 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards. 

The event was a resounding success with the support of the following partners and sponsors: 


 Founding Maple Leaf Gold Partner

Corporate Partners


 Conference Presenting Sponsor


Conference Session Sponsor

Coffee Break Sponsor