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CUSEC 2023 Group Photo

Fueling a journey of knowledge, inspiration, & opportunity for students across Canada

About Us


CUSEC is an annual software engineering conference organized by students for students across Canada. A small team of tech enthusiasts founded CUSEC in 2002 on a mission to educate, inspire, and expose students to a diverse range of areas in software engineering and computer science.

These set of values have been integrated into CUSEC for the last 22 years while enabling attendees to discover knowledgeable speakers, connect with sponsoring companies, and make lifelong friends in a safe and comfortable space.

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Why Join?

Learn

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from world-renowned experts

Connect

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with like-minded individuals

Discover

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opportunities with companies

Be a part of our 2024 event this January!

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Meet Our 2024 Team

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Jordon HongUManitoba
He/HimComputer Science
Co-ChairFun Fact
I have Duolingo streak of 700.
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Denys PopovUManitoba
He/HimSoftware Engineering
Co-ChairFun Fact
I have ~1700 hours in my favourite multiplayer competitive action game.
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Kha PhamUManitoba
He/HimComputer Science
Director of LogisticsFun Fact
I've composed Flute Choir music & received an award for it.
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Abdul-Hakim SkaikConcordiaU
He/HimSoftware Engineering
Director of LogisticsFun Fact
I can dunk a 10ft basketball net.
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Jaelyn WickUManitoba
She/HerComputer Science & Econ.
Director of SponsorshipFun Fact
I absolutely love reading and I don't know what I'd do without ao3 (iykyk).
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Mumtahin FarabiCarletonU
He/HimSoftware Engineering
Director of TechnologyFun Fact

Software Developer

web@cusec.net
I enjoy heated philosophical debates.
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Bavneet SandhuLaurierU
She/HerUser Experience Design
Technology TeamFun Fact

UI/UX Designer

web@cusec.net
I've re-watched the 'The Hunger Games' series almost 15 times.
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Angeleeca JocsonUOttawa
She/HerComputer Science & Math
Director of SpeakersFun Fact
I’m a seamstress; every other commission I’ve done is started last minute but finished on time.
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Smriti HariUAlberta
She/HerComputing Science
Speakers TeamFun Fact
I can speak 5 languages.
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Timothy J. KlintJ. Abbott C.
He/HimComputer Science Tech.
Director of EventsFun Fact

& Head Delegate

montreal@cusec.net
I have been to ~26 concerts so far this year.
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Anjali PatelCarletonU
She/HerComputer Science
Director of PromotionsFun Fact
I have been involved with 15+ clubs and organizations.
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Ethan TangUOttawa
He/HimSoftware Engineering
Promotions TeamFun Fact

Graphic Designer

I own Stackoverflow socks.
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Arfah HudaUWindsor
She/HerComputer Science
Head DelegateFun Fact
windsor@cusec.netI own a small business called CardsByArfah.
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Hoang Minh PhanUManitoba
He/HimComputer Science
Head DelegateFun Fact
manitoba@cusec.netI can play more than 10 different sports.
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Maheen RazaUCalgary
She/HerSoftware Engineering
Head DelegateFun Fact
calgary@cusec.netI can read over 150 books in a single year.
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Ayesha IzzatiUBC
She/HerApplied Science
Head DelegateFun Fact
ubc@cusec.netI like to pretend I'm playing pump it up on YouTube.
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Aran SaseelanMcMaster
He/HimSoftware Engineering
Head DelegateFun Fact
mcmaster@cusec.netI am an avid shoe collector.
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Shashwat MurawalaUWaterloo
He/HimComputer Science
Head DelegateFun Fact
waterloo@cusec.netI have been to more than 20 countries.
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Sirine TarhouniMcGill
She/HerComputer Engineering
Head DelegateFun Fact
mcgill@cusec.netI've been to 7 different schools in total since elementary school.
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Hanine TydriniConcordiaU
She/HerSoftware Engineering
Head DelegateFun Fact
concordia@cusec.netI jumped out of a flying plane twice.
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Tara Denaud JosephUOttawa
She/HerComputer Science
Head DelegateFun Fact
ottawa@cusec.netGrowing up I did cheerleading, dance, and gymnastics!
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Julie WechslerCarletonU
She/HerComputer Science
Head DelegateFun Fact
carleton@cusec.netMy favourite animals are cats.