Honours & Awards: The Engineering Institute of Canada
The 2024 EIC Gala event will be held on Saturday 20 April 2024 at the HILTON LAC-LEAMY Hotel, located at 3 Casino Boulevard, Gatineau-Ottawa, QC. As per past issues, the gala will be a formal ceremony, including a cocktail reception (@ 6 PM) followed by a sit-down 4-course dinner/banquet (@ 7:30 PM) during which the awards will be presented in person by EIC President Donna Jean Kilpatrick. We sincerely hope that you will be able to join us to help celebrate truly exceptional and outstanding engineers.
2024 Gala – Details & Reservations
2024 Awards Nomination Process
Senior Awards of the EIC
The Sir John Kennedy Medal is awarded in recognition of outstanding services rendered to the engineering profession, or of noteworthy contributions to the science of engineering, or to the benefit of the Institute. Awarded once every two years.
The Julian C. Smith Medal recognizes achievement in the development of Canada. Up to two medals may be awarded each year.
The K.Y. Lo Medal recognizes significant engineering contributions at the international level. One medal may be awarded annually.
The John B. Stirling Medal is awarded for leadership and distinguished service at the national level within the Institute and/or its Member Societies, by members of these Societies. One medal may be awarded annually.
The Canadian Pacific Railway Medal recognizes many years of leadership and service by members of the Societies within the Institute at the regional, branch and section levels. Since 1990, one medal may be awarded annually.
Up to 20 members of EIC constituent societies are awarded EIC Fellowships by the Council of the Institute in recognition of their excellence in engineering and their services to the profession and to society.
Honorary Memberships are offered to non-members of the Institute and its Member Societies (including non-engineers) elected by the Council of the Institute for having achieved outstanding distinction through service to engineering and the profession of engineering in Canada.
Previous Awards Winners
After a three-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the EIC is pleased to have resumed holding its annual awards Gala in person in 2023. Two installments of the Gala were held on successive nights in April 2023 to allow presentation of the awards to the four cohorts of winners since 2020.
To see the lists of 2020-2023 award winners, simply click on the following links in the language of your choice:
To see the lists of previous years’ award winners, click here