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QYEA has a long history of running events for QYEA members. Check out our Past Events here.

Check out what we have planned for 2016:


Join QYEA for the second annual Alumni Networking Summit, being held for the first time in Toronto!

Over 100 students will be making the journey down to the city for this unique event, which will also showcase the Gael's Den. This is your opportunity to give back to the school in a tangible way, helping students craft their own path with their engineering degree. Speed networking, workshops, and a keynote speaker (revealed soon!) will round out this event for both students and alumni.

Lunch and other refreshments will be provided. Stay tuned for registration information coming soon!

Saturday, February 4, 2017
The Chestnut Conference Centre
89 Chestnut St., Toronto ON

QYEA's Ted Talk Teaser​

Queen's Young Engineering Alumni (QYEA) is pleased to invite you to a special TED Talk with a leader in green power

John Brace, Sc'80 (Engineering Physics)

John Brace is the CEO of Northland Power, a Canadian renewable energy company dedicated to developing, building, owning and operating clean and green power projects in Canada, Europe and other selected jurisdictions.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Northland Power
30 St. Clair Avenue West 12th Floor
Toronto, ON

Please RSVP by Monday, November 21, 2016
Register online

Business Casual Attire

Complimentary Admission
by pre-registration or at the door

John Brace

John is responsible for leading Northland’s executive team. He has been with Northland since 1988, where he has held various positions in risk management, development, construction and operations, and has served as CEO since 2005.

John guides Northland’s strategy of being one of the few North American Independent Power Producers that owns and operates its facilities for the long-term, in order to provide stable and sustainable dividends to its employees, investors and shareholders.

QYEA Welcome Back 2016

Queen's Young Engineering Alumni invites you to the 2016 Welcome Back Party featuring KOBO founder Mike Serbinis also Eng Phys '96, CEO of LEAGUE INC., founder of Three Angels Capital, Employee #10 at ZIP2 (founded by Elon Musk), former CIO of Indigo, and currently on board at The Perimeter Institute, MaRS Discovery District, and the Ontario Science Centre.

Additional alumni attending include Ralf Riekers, James Larsen and Ali Zahid.

Thursday, October 13th, 2015
75 Victoria St., Toronto

Tickets $25 including food and drinks.


Queen’s Young Engineering Alumni invites you to connect with your fellow alumni and welcome the newest graduates to the GTA network. Come out to meet one of the visionary alumni of Queen's Engineering and see where your degree could take you!

Mike Serbinis

GPA Society Events


The first GPA Society event will provide an opportunity for all GPA Society members to learn lessons in technology, entertainment, and design from several successful engineers, including some of our own from Queen’s. In three separate talks ranging from January to April, members will have a chance to hear from young entrepreneurs and innovators who have made a unique path with their iron ring.

This intimate and interactive event will provide opportunities for GPA Society members, at all stages in their careers, to gain insight into what it takes to innovate and lead in our society.

QYEA GPA Society Event: GPA Society Gael's Den

The third and final GPA Society event will allow Level 3 GPA Society members to determine where the funds raised by the Society will be donated. All GPA Society members are invited as audience members, and are encouraged to come out and witness the tense atmosphere of teams and clubs vying for the top prize.

A series of presentations will be made by current Queen’s students and Faculty hoping to receive funding for their project - and it will be up to the Gaels to decide who wins!


The second GPA Society event will provide an opportunity for members to meet and interact with several alumni mentors in an executive coaching setting, in addition to appearances from some of QYEA’s 2014-15 Inspiring Alumni.

Take this opportunity to learn from the best, understand how you might want to shape your future and most importantly, ask questions, get advice, and make contacts! Open to Level 2 and 3 GPA Society members.