Professional Partners


Engineers Canada is the national organization of the 12 provincial and territorial associations that regulate the profession of engineering in Canada and license the country’s more than 280,000 members of the engineering profession.

In addition to being the voice of the regulators in national and international affairs, Engineers Canada coordinates the development of national policies, positions and guidelines on behalf of the engineering profession. It also promotes greater understanding of the nature, role and contribution of professional engineers and engineering to society, and undertakes federal government relations and national media relations on behalf of, and in consultation with, the provincial and territorial regulators. Engineers Canada is also responsible for setting qualification standards for the engineering profession in Canada and accredits Canadian undergraduate programs.


Without the on-going assistance of Engineers Canada, many of the programs and services offered by the CFES would be unable to exist.

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The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (ACEC) has been the voice of Canadian consulting engineering companies since it was founded in 1925.

ACEC represents the commercial interests of businesses that provide professional engineering services to both the public and private sectors. These services include planning, designing and implementing all types of engineering projects and providing independent advice and expertise in a wide range of engineering-related fields. Through offering these services, ACEC member companies have a direct influence on virtually every aspect of the economic, social and environmental quality of life in Canada. ACEC is a member governed association of nearly 500 independent consulting engineering companies, organized into 12 provincial and territorial Member Organizations.

ACEC’s mission is to help its member firms be more successful. Through its advocacy program, ACEC works with the federal government and other national stakeholders to promote a positive business and regulatory climate that allows members to provide the highest level of services and best possible value to their clients.

Today’s students are the future of our industry and our profession. ACEC is proud to be a supporter of CFES and its activities.


International Partners

Board of European Students of Technology (BEST) is a constantly growing international, non-governmental, non-political, non-profit student organisation. Since 1989 BEST has been providing communication, cooperation and exchange opportunities for students all over Europe.

BEST promotes “Empowered Diversity” and helps the European students of technology become more internationally minded, by reaching a better understanding of European cultures and developing the ability to work and volunteer in a global environment.

BEST develops students through complementary education, by bringing a significant added value to the education provided by the universities; career support, by connecting them with their future employers; and educational involvement, by increasing the awareness of students on issues related to engineering education and improving engineering education through the input of those students.

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National Association of Engineering Student Councils

The National Association of Engineering Student Councils (NAESC, Inc.) is a student lead not-for-profit educational organization composed of over 300 engineering student leaders across the United States from 33 ABET-accredited universities.

NAESC, Inc. serves Engineering Student Councils and constituent students of those organizations, through forming and facilitating communication between Engineering Student Councils, investing in their leadership abilities, promoting engineering education, and serving as a collective voice for the engineering student community. The organization is composed of both young men and women and represents engineers from all majors of the profession.

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