Only two more days until our Open House. Come experience a great meeting featuring a humourous speech and fun impromptu table topics. RSVP at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tecs-toastmasters-open-house-tickets-38613296409?aff=website This is a great opportunity to check out our club and see what it is all about. We will have a great speaker (leading contestant in our humorous speech contest). Come … Continue reading Club Open House – October 17, 2017
The TECS Toastmasters club was well represented at tonight's area speech contest for humourous and table topics presentations. The club was represented by Kenji and Jim in table topics and by Jim and Omar in the humourous contest. Thank you also to Beulah for serving as one of the contest timekeepers. Our club was also … Continue reading TECS Makes Strong Showing at Area 1 Contest
It was a night of humour, stories, and difficult choices for the judges. The TECS club speech contest of September 26, 2017 was a lively and competitive affair with the audience thoroughly entertained. Results are as follows: Humourous: 1st place - Jim 2nd place - Omar Table Topics: 1st place - Kenji 2nd place - … Continue reading Speech Contest Results – Sept 26, 2017
We have some great special event meetings planned for the next few months. Save the following dates in your calendars. More details to follow: Tuesday, September 12: Workshop on How to Run Productive Business and Engineering Meetings Tuesday September 26: Speech Contest - Humourous and Table Topics Tuesday October 17: Open House Tuesday November 7: … Continue reading Special Event Meetings for Fall 2017
Due to the Simcoe Day / Civic Holiday long weekend.
A reminder to all members and prospective guests that we will not be having meetings on July 4 or August 8. Normally we cancel the meeting if it is the same week as a statutory holiday. Please join us for our next meeting July 11.
In honour of the club's founding in 2012, we will be holding a special celebration during our June 6th meeting. This meeting will feature many of our charter and long-serving members. In 2012, we were founded by the West Toronto Chapter of the PEO (WTPEO) to address a need for engineers to improve communication skills. … Continue reading Celebrating our 5th Anniversary
Meeting Recap April showers bring May flowers. They also bring a lot of fresh air and lively spirits to our meeting tonight. The meeting kicked off with a warm welcome to our guests and guest evaluator Mark. Omar, our president and talented comedian, came up to the stage and delivered three wonderful life jokes to … Continue reading May 9th Meeting
At our May 2 meeting, our experienced member Boris presented about the Chernobyl nuclear disaster to complete the Speeches by Management manual. A guest speaker from the High Park Speakers Club Mahtot, delivered a presentation called "No Place to Grow Old". This was a thorough and interesting discussion of the challenges that cities and suburbs face … Continue reading Meeting Summary – May 2, 2017
TECS has assembled a panel of knowledgeable club members to discuss issues and perspectives on automation of engineering work. There has been a lot of headlines about AI and automation being able to do increasingly complex work. Are engineering tasks next? Whether or not you believe the hype, there are already a number of digital and … Continue reading TECS Hosts Panel Discussion on AI and Engineering May 16, 2017