Due to the cancellation of the 2024 ACCES Conference, the 2024 ACCES AGM will be presented virtually via a Zoom conference. The AGM is scheduled on June 20th at 7PM ADT. A Zoom link will be sent to all regular members on June 19th.

The following positions will be up for grabs ...



Dear Members,

We regret to inform you that due to some unforeseen economical issues with the location, we must announce the cancellation of the ACCES conference scheduled for this year in Halifax. However, we are excited to share


Our President, Gary Slaunwhite, has announced his resignation as President of ACCES. In response, Peter Butt has been appointed as the acting President by the Board of Directors to guide the organization through this transition.


October 2023

Well, here we are in the midst of our Fall season - my how the Summer flew by! I have a few exciting things to mention since our last newsletter.
We are currently gearing up for our ACCES26 Annual Atlantic Canada Clinical Engineering Society’s Educational Seminar and Trade Show taking place in 2024. Our ACCES26 chairman, John Inch ...

CE Flyer



By Sreekala Kuzhikkattipurath

During CE Week, our department organized a week-long celebration dedicated to Clinical Engineering (CE). From May 14th to May 20th, we came together to foster teamwork, ignite creativity, and honor our collective passion for the field. Let’s explore the highlights of this unforgettable event!

CE Week Winners

In what has become a popular Clinical Engineering week tradition, departments from across Atlantic Canada came together to celebrate the National Biomedical and Clinical Engineering week held this past May. In celebration, ACCES once again held its annual photo contest ...


Do You Know an Outstanding Clinical Engineering Professional?

We invite members of the ACCES community to submit nominations for the prestigious 2023 "ACCES Clinical Engineering Professional of the Year Award".

Rwanda mission

Introducing CR-OP's Transformative Mission: A Beacon of Hope in Cardiac Surgery

In the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a remarkable initiative known as CR-OP is quietly unfolding. This independent group of dedicated medical professionals hails from diverse corners of Canada and as far away as Poland...


Dear Colleagues,

Welcome to this year's Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Conference (CMBEC) and the Clinical Engineering Society of Ontario (CESO) 2024 event. This conference is a significant gathering for professionals in the field of biomedical engineering, and CMBEC46/CESO 2024 will take place in Toronto, Ontario from May 28 to May 30, 2024.


The 46th Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Conference (CMBEC46) will held in Toronto ON from
May 28-30, 2024, so please mark your calendar and watch for updated information as it becomes available!

Message from the Conference Committee regarding the Call for Papers.

More information can be found on the CMBES website: https://www.cmbes.ca/news-events/cmbec-conference/cmbec46

The Summer 2023 ACCES Newsletter is out. You can view the web browser version by clicking on the "Read More" button.

The Fall 2023 ACCES Newsletter is out. You can view the web browser version by clicking on the "Read More" button.



Attention ACCES members! We're excited to announce the launch of our brand new Digital Marketing Subcommittee. Are you passionate about leveraging the power of digital platforms to elevate our organization's reach and impact? Join our committee and be at the forefront of driving our digital marketing initiatives.



We are thrilled to introduce the newest additions to the ACCES executive team, who will play a vital role in shaping the future of our organization. Join us in welcoming Michael Barton as a Member at Large, Michael Jeffrey as the Director of Membership, and Cory Mulvina as another Member at Large. Each of them brings unique skills, expertise, and a passion for advancing the field of biomedical engineering.


July 2023

As your newly elected President of ACCES I’d like to welcome you to our Summer 2023 newsletter. I’d like to thank our Communications Director, David Gillis, for his efforts in putting it together. I hope you enjoy the read.

Well, here we are at the start of our summer season - my how time flies. We just had our 25th Annual Atlantic Canada Clinical Engineering Society’s Educational Seminar and Trade Show in Moncton in early May and it seems like it was yesterday. If you were able to attend, you would have to agree it was a tremendous success as the New Brunswick Committee did a fantastic job. If you were...


On Behalf of the ACCES Executive committee, we want to wish everyone a Happy Clinical Engineering Week!

From May 14-20, we celebrate the vital contributions of Biomeds and CE staff to the healthcare industry. As experts in medical technology, these folks play a critical role in maintaining, optimizing, and innovating the devices and systems that support patient care.
At a time when the world is facing unprecedented...

The Spring 2023 ACCES Newsletter is out. You can view the web browser version by clicking on the "Read More" button.

Matt Stacey

This Article is a 2-part series and follows the unique, yet exciting career journey of Matt Stacey, who has enjoyed a nearly 20-year Biomed career that is anything but ordinary, working in some of the most remote and isolated regions of Northern Canada. He is currently working as a Health Technology Management Consultant and based in Kentville, Nova Scotia.

Matt Stacey

This is part two of our two-part article on Matt Stacey’s Biomed career journey. In part one, we explored Matt’s beginnings as a biomedical technologist, growing up in Newfoundland and making the journey north as a biomedical technologist in Nunavut, where he met his wife, Jacqueline, their move to New Brunswick, and having their first child.

Clinical Engineering Society Of Ontario

CESO 2023 Annual Conference will be offered this year virtually February 6th - 10th from 12:00 - 3:00 pm EST.

The full program and the registration page can be found at www.ceso.on.ca.

The Fall 2022 Newsletter is out. You can view the web browser version by clicking on the "Read More" button.