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The WIES Design Competition is a design competition open to boys and girls aged 11-14 to help them discover the excitement of Engineering and Science. To help them along this journey, Toronto Rehab and the Professional Engineers of Ontario will be supporting the participants every step of the way by providing facilitators who are currently in the field of Engineering and Science. This event runs over the course of two weekends: July 8th & 9th and July 15th & 16th

This year's competition focuses on using the latest technology to create solutions to real world problems. Participants will have the opportunity to work with technology, learn design from experienced facilitators and gain an understanding of how engineering and social/health problems interact in the real world.

In addition to learning about engineering and science from the workshops and team facilitators, participants will also have an excellent opportunity to meet other students who are similarly interested in engineering and science!


Schedule

JULY 8TH 9:30AM - 3:30PM

Workshop 1: Introduction to engineering design process and design problem

JULY 9TH 9:30AM - 3:30PM

Workshop 2: Technology workshops

JULY 15TH 9:30AM - 3:30PM

Workshop 3: Design time

JULY 16TH 9:30AM - 3:30PM

Competition Day: Demonstrate your prototypes to the judges and family and friends!


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What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Subway:

Take the Yonge-University line to Queen's Park Station (at College Street and University Avenue). Walk west on College Street to St George Street and walk north on St George Street.

Driving:

The campus is accessible via the Gardiner Expressway and the Don Valley Parkway, which connect Toronto with Ontario’s 400-series highways.

  • If you are travelling eastbound on the Gardiner Expressway, you can choose any one of three exit ramps located at Spadina Avenue, York Street and Bay Street.
  • If you are travelling southbound on the Don Valley Parkway, take the Bloor/Bayview exit ramp (use the Bloor Street lane)
Parking is available in the B.C.I.T Parking Garage located at 213 Huron Street. Cost is $10.00 per day on weekends.

Limited street parking is available, please check signs carefully.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

info@wiescompetition.com

For additional information, please visit our website www.wiescompetition.com

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Have questions about WIES Design Competition 2016? Contact Professional Engineers Ontario - West Toronto Chapter

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