Tuesday, September 13, 2016

SAE Manitoba Technical Event - Industrial Technology Center - Sep. 21, 2016


Invites you to a technical presentation:

Industrial Technology Centre

Where: 200 – 78 Innovation Drive, Winnipeg, MB R3T 6C2
When: Starting at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
          6:00 PM – Registration and Light Supper
          6:30 PM – Introduction of Speaker and Presentation
          7:00 PM – Tour of Facility
          8:00 PM – Meeting is adjourned
Cost:  SAE Members - $7.00, Students - $5.00, Guests - $10.00 (includes light supper)
APEGM CPD: APEGM members credit 2 Professional Development Hours for “Informal Activity”

Our Speaker

Michael Thomlinson, P. Eng. is the Manager of Engineering and Technical Services at the Industrial Technology Centre. Michael received his MSc in Mechanical Engineering in 1994 and has been with the ITC since April 2004.

The Tour

The Industrial Technology Centre (ITC) is a Special Operating Agency (SOA) of Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade.  Established in 1979 by the Province of Manitoba, ITC was reconstituted as an SOA in 1996.  ITC’s mandate is to support technology based economic development in Manitoba.

Registration

Registration is required in advance, before September 19th, and limited to 20 people.

Please follow this link to register electronically, or register through our website: www.saemanitoba.org

For registration questions contact: Irene Wasilewski - registration@saemanitoba.org Tel: (204) 290-4054

Parking

Ample scramble parking is available in front of the building.Invites you to a technical presentation:

Monday, May 9, 2016

Technical Event - Magellan Aerospace – Winnipeg Advanced Satellite Integration Facility

Invites you to a technical presentation:


Magellan Aerospace – Winnipeg

Advanced Satellite Integration Facility                         


Where: 660 Berry St, Winnipeg, MB R3H 0S5
When: Starting at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
6:00 PM – Registration and Light Supper
6:30 PM – Introduction of Speakers and Presentation
6:45 PM – Tour of Facility

8:15 PM – Meeting is adjourned
Cost: SAE Members - $7.00, Students - $5.00, Guests - $10.00 (includes light supper)
APEGM CPD: APEGM members credit 2 Professional Development Hours for “Informal Activity”

Our Speakers


Emerich Kovacs III is an Electrical Engineering student, that started in Space Systems with a 16 month internship at Magellan in May of 2014, and is working there again this summer performing unit level hardware testing for RCM and providing engineering support for R&D projects.
Aimee Carvey is a 4th year Mechanical Engineering student, specializing in aerospace. Last summer she had a four month work term at Magellan in the Space Department providing support to the Product Assurance team for the RCM project, and this summer is on a four month work term providing engineering support to the Defense Department.

Presentation and Tour


Magellan Aerospace is a global aerospace company that designs, engineers and manufactures aeroengine and aerostructure assemblies and components for aerospace markets, advanced products for military and space markets, industrial power generation, and specialty products. The Winnipeg operation was established in 1930 (formerly Bristol Aerospace) and became an operating division of Magellan Aerospace Corporation in 1997. The most recent addition to the Winnipeg division is the Advanced Satellite Integration Facility.

The event will include a short presentation on Magellan Aerospace and the tour protocols, followed by tours of the various satellite testing and manufacturing facilities, including clean and vibe rooms, and an up close look at the 3 RCM (RADARSAT Constellation Mission) bus modules currently in production.

Registration


Registration is required in advance, before May 15th, and limited to 20 people. Registrants must provide Citizenship and Employer information, and must bring photo ID for admittance to Magellan. Long pants and closed toed shoes are required for entry to the clean room.

Please follow this link to register electronically, or register through our website: www.saemanitoba.org
For registration questions contact Irene Wasilewski, registration@saemanitoba.org or (204) 290-4054


Parking


Parking is available in the north lot at the South West corner of Barry St. and Sargent Ave. The main entrance will be unlocked by security just prior to the event start time. See map below for details.



Sunday, March 27, 2016

Technical Presentation - Monarch Industries

                          

Invites you to a technical presentation:

Monarch Industries

Where:  51 Burmac Rd, Winnipeg, MB R2J 4J3
When:   Starting at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
6:00 PM – Registration and Light Supper
6:30 PM – Introduction of Speaker and Presentation
7:30 PM – Tour of Facility
8:30 PM – Meeting is adjourned
Cost:   SAE Members - $7.00, Students - $5.00, Guests - $10.00 (includes light supper)
APEGM CPD:   APEGM members credit 2 Professional Development Hours for “Informal Activity”

Our Speaker


Mike Morrison, P. Eng. is the Director of Process Engineering at Monarch Industries. He started at Monarch in April, 1995, and has held positions in Design & Manufacturing Engineering and Production Management. Mike graduated University of Manitoba in 1994 with a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, and was certified as a Blackbelt in Lean Manufacturing in 2008. Mike was born and raised in Winnipeg.

The Tour


Founded in 1935, Monarch Industries is a privately owned, vertically integrated manufacturer of hydraulic cylinders and custom iron castings. These products are marketed globally to the Mobile, Ag, and Industrial markets through the Original Equipment, Distribution and Retail channels they serve. Employing over 500 people, Monarch’s corporate office is located in Winnipeg. With a foundry in Winkler, and a distribution center in Kansas City, Missouri, Monarch has positioned itself to service the needs of their customers’ diverse requirements.

Registration


Registration is required in advance, before April 25th, and limited to 20 people. Registrations from Monarch Competitor’s employees may be rejected. CSA footwear is recommended for attendees
Please follow this link to register electronically:


Use the following contact information for any issues or concerns:

Irene Wasilewski - registration@saemanitoba.org Tel: (204) 290-4054

 

Parking



Ample scramble parking is available on the south side of the building.

Monday, February 15, 2016

Technical Presentation - Boeing Winnipeg


invites you to a technical presentation:

Boeing Winnipeg 

Where: Boeing Winnipeg, 99 Murray Park Road, Winnipeg Manitoba R3J 3M6
When: Starting at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
  • 6:00 PM – Registration and Light Supper
  • 6:30 PM – Introduction of Speaker and Presentation (~45 min)
  • 7:30 PM – Tour of Facility
  • 8:30 PM – Meeting is adjourned

Cost: SAE Members - $7.00, Students - $5.00, Guests - $10.00 (includes light supper)
APEGM CPD: APEGM members credit 2 Professional Development Hours for “Informal Activity”

Our Speaker


Mr. John Yestrau, P. Eng. has been involved in various design and manufacturing positions at Boeing Winnipeg since 1996.
John has been a member of SAE Manitoba since 1997, and was the captain of the 1998 Formula SAE racecar design competition.

The Tour


Boeing Winnipeg is one of the largest aerospace composite manufacturers in Canada.
The company employs over 1,400 people at two locations in the city where nearly 1,000 end item composite parts and assemblies for Boeing Commercial Airplanes are produced.
Major products include wing to body fairings, engine strut fairings, landing gear doors and the engine inlet inner barrel of the new 737 MAX airplane.
Boeing Winnipeg is also responsible for designing and manufacturing many parts for the innovative 787 Dreamliner.

Registration

Please follow this link to register electronically:


Registration is requested in advance, before February 22nd, 2016. Citizenship is required for registration and photo ID is required for entrance and badging. There is a limit of 20 registered guests for this event.

Use the following contact information for any issues or concerns: 

Irene Wasilewski - registration@saemanitoba.org Tel: (204) 290-4054

Parking


Enter the property at the west entrance where security staff will issue your temporary badge.
Parking is available on the west side of the building.
Enter the building at the northwest corner entrance.



Monday, January 25, 2016

Technical Presentation - Holley Performance Products (Canada)

Holley Performance Products (Canada)

Where:  352 Saulteaux Cres, Winnipeg, MB R3J 3T2.  Additional parking is available at the rear of the building. (view map)
When:  Starting at 6:00 PM on Thursday, February 4, 2016
  • 6:00 PM – Registration and Light Supper
  • 6:30 PM – Introduction of Speaker and Presentation (~45 min)
  • 7:30 PM – Tour of facility
  • 8:30 PM – Meeting is adjourned
Cost:  SAE Members - $7.00, Students - $5.00, Guests - $10.00 (includes light supper)
APEGM CPD:  APEGM members credit 2 Professional Development Hours for “Informal Activity”

Our Speaker

Mr. Wayne Schellekens, P. Eng. has been involved in electronics and embedded systems design and development since 1990.  Before working at Holley, Wayne worked for IMRIS, Micropilot, Arrista Technologies, Nortel, BNI and AECL.  Wayne has also been involved with the student SAE teams in the past and enjoys racing formula cars in Gimli.

Mr. Fred Oberbuchner, P. Eng. has been involved in the aftermarket automotive electronics for over 25 years.  Before being acquired by Holley, FJO Enterprises provided aftermarket racing electronics to several companies under various brands.

We will be presenting the EFI engine management unit and our Digital Dash display products, and show how you can create custom advanced engine control solutions.

The Tour

Holley Performance Products (Canada) designs and manufactures electronics for the automotive performance aftermarket industry.  The Winnipeg location works in conjunction with head office in Bowling Green, Kentucky to deliver quality engine control units, dash display devices, components and other electronic products to the racing industry.

Registration

Please follow this link to register electronically:



Registration is requested in advance, before February 1, 2016.  Use the following contact information for any issues or concerns:
Irene Wasilewski - registration@saemanitoba.org
Tel:      (204) 290-4054


Monday, October 26, 2015

Technical Presentation - Fort Garry Fire Trucks



invites you to a technical presentation:

Fort Garry Fire Trucks

Where:  RR#2, 53 Bergen Cutoff Rd.Winnipeg MB R3C 2E6 (view map)
When:  Starting at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, November 10, 2015
  • 6:00 PM – Registration and Light Supper
  • 6:30 PM – Introduction of Speaker and Presentation
  • 7:15 PM – Thanks and Presentation to Speaker
  • 7:30 PM – Tour of facility
  • 8:30 PM – Meeting is adjourned
Cost:  SAE Members - $7.00, Students - $5.00, Guests - $10.00 (includes light supper)
APEGM CPD:  APEGM members credit 2 Professional Development Hours for “Informal Activity”

Our Speaker

Mr. Gordon Draskovic P.Eng. has been the Director of Engineering at Fort Garry Fire Trucks in Winnipeg for the past 12 years. The main focus of Fort Garry Fire Trucks engineering is structural design and vehicle integration. Before that, Mr. Draskovic worked for Navistar Corporation in the USA and New Flyer Industries in Winnipeg in the R&D group. Mr. Draskovic has spent much of his professional career focusing on diesel engines and vehicle systems design and integration. Mr. Draskovic also shares a USA patent for a wheelchair ramp design.

The Tour

Fort Garry Fire Trucks (FGFT) builds fire trucks, custom-built pumpers, aerial ladders, water delivery tankers and related fire-fighting equipment. Customers are mainly cities, towns, and municipalities throughout Canada the US and abroad. The entire engineering department of FGFT is devoted to the design and production of equipment for the most extreme conditions in the world, in addition to offering Rubber Manufacturing and Parts and Servicing. FGFT is on the leading edge of manufacturing, in both technique and design. Their extreme body design has lead them to become the largest builder of fire apparatus in Canada. 

Registration


Please follow this link to register electronically:


Registration is requested in advance, before November 8, 2015.  Use the following contact information for any issues or concerns:
Irene Wasilewski - registration@saemanitoba.org
Tel:      (204) 290-4054

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Technical Presentation - MacDon Industries M1555E4

invites you to a technical presentation:

MacDon Industries M155E4

Where:                       Theater, MacDon Industries, 590 Moray Street
When:                        Starting at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, May 20, 2015
6:00 PM – Registration and Light Supper
6:30 PM – Introduction of Speaker and Presentation
7:15 PM – Thanks and Presentation to Speaker
7:30 PM – Tour MacDon Facilities
8:30 PM – Meeting is adjourned
Cost:                          SAE Members and Guests - $5.00, Students – Free
(Discounted rate and includes a light supper)
APEGM CPD:           APEGM members credit 2 Professional Development Hours for “Informal Activity”

The Presentation

Ben Foster is the Product Manager for the windrower product line at MacDon Industries. Having spent time in the Field Testing Department and leading a test group for the windrower products, Ben has extensive knowledge of MacDon windrowers. His expertise was used to develop the first Tier 4 Final emissions controlled windrower package for MacDon and now continues product development with the Tier 4 emissions regulations. Going forward with the current emissions regulations presents design challenges; however, there are added difficulties when adapting a diesel engine after treatment package to an existing product line.

In Ben’s presentation he will discuss MacDon Industries background and history, MacDon’s current products, and the newly released MacDon M155E4.

Parking

Parking is available all over the MacDon campus. All parking is free and easily available after 4:30 PM. Recommended parking is at 590 Moray Street and 600 Moray Street which are closest to the presentation and can be seen on the map on the next page.

Registration

Registration is required in advance, before Monday, May 18 and limited to the first 50 registered attendees due to facility capacity.

Please follow this link to register electronically: http://goo.gl/forms/2zeuUSYXm8

Use the following contact information for any issues or concerns:
Irene Wasilewski - treasurer@saemanitoba.org
Tel: (204) 290-4054



Parking Map:


The three red boxes seen above are the recommended parking lots for the event. The gold star is the building entrance to the 590 Moray building for the presentation.