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CIRQUE: Conference on Industry and Resources Queen’s University Engineering 2024

February 9 @ 5:30 PM - February 10 @ 5:00 PM


Join us February 9-10th, 2024 for the 41st annual CIRQUE Conference.

5:30-6:30 pm – Introduction and Arrival
6:00-6:30 pm – Paul Teshima, Chief Client Experience Officer, Wealthsimple (Eng Phys ’95)
6:30-7:00 pm – Kristine Beese, Founder, Untangle Money (Eng Phys ’03)
7:05-7:35 pm – Scott Medhurst, Retired President & CEO, Toromont CAT
7:35-9:00 pm – Dinner, presented by Kinectrics
9:00-11:30 pm – Networking Social, Clark Hall Pub

8:00-9:00 am – Breakfast & Arrival
9:10-11:00 – Workshop hosted by Stroud International
11:10-11:35 – David Wismer, Global Head of BMO Technology and Business Services Investment and Corporate Banking Practice (Mech Eng ’93)
11:45-12:05 pm – Karen Bozynski, Director of Partnerships, Venture Lab (Materials & Metallurgical Eng ’96)
12:15-12:40 pm – Tamer Sabrah, Kinectrics
12:40-1:40 pm – Lunch
1:40-2:05 pm – Steven Bruch, INVISTA
2:15-2:40 pm – John and Brianne English, Suncor
2:50-3:15 pm – Dr. Ian Chen, Adolescent Medicine & Neurodevelopmental Physician (Chem Eng ’00)
3:15-3:40 pm – Alicia Labbe, Circle5
3:40-5:00 pm – Closing & Networking

CIRQUE is a student run conference that provides an experience for STEM students to gain insights into the wide range of career paths available to them. CIRQUE seeks to expose students to the various opportunities they have beyond traditional engineering roles by giving industry leaders a chance to share their valuable knowledge and experiences in professions and industries, such as: entrepreneurship, banking, consulting, research and design, medicine, and law.

Why attend CIRQUE? Hear from and network with several industry professionals, and company recruiters, including Wealthsimple, Suncor, Toromont CAT, Kinetrics, BMO, Stroud International and many more. By attending CIRQUE, you will get to learn about job opportunities available for QUIP, summer internships and post-graduation. Join us for unique networking opportunities, including a networking social at Clark Hall Pub!

CIRQUE is open to all Smith Engineering students, as well as STEM (science, technology and mathematics) students at Queen’s University.

Follow the link below to get your tickets now!


February 9 @ 5:30 PM
February 10 @ 5:00 PM


Queen’s University Bioscience Complex
116 Barrie St
Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6 Canada