by Nicolaas Dreyer, Student Activities Chair The IEEE supports student initiatives through a variety of scholarship opportunities. In the Vancouver Section, student members are encouraged to apply for the annual Vancouver Section Scholarships that are announced in the weeks leading up to the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Each year, the Vancouver Section sets aside funds for… Read more
At the IEEE Canada Board of Directors Meeting in Toronto on April 21 it was announced that the IEEE Vancouver Section has won the Canadian “Exemplary Large Section” award for the second year in a row. This is an outstanding recognition of the hard work put in by all the Vancouver Section volunteers over the… Read more
IEEE Vancouver congratulates Ilija Hristovski of the University of British Columbia (Okanagan Campus) for winning the prestigious IEEE Canadian Foundation – 2018 Dr. Raymond D. Findlay Scholarship IEEE Vancouver would like to wish Ilija continued success in his future endeavors.
The 2018 IEEE Vancouver Section Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on March 24th, 2018 and had a great turn out with over 120 people from industry and academia. If you have comments or feedback on the AGM, please take 5 minutes to fill out this short survey. Your feedback is extremely valuable and will… Read more
IEEE Vancouver is delighted to announce that the Chief Executive Officer of D-Wave Systems, Vern Brownell, will be the keynote speaker for the upcoming 2018 Annual General Meeting on Saturday March 24th, at the Metrotown Hilton in Burnaby. To learn more about the IEEE Vancouver Section Annual General Meeting, visit the AGM page.
The IEEE Vancouver Section is saddened to announce the passing of Nick Keenan, a most valued contributor and volunteer for the section. For over 20 years he has tirelessly and regularly published the Contact newsletter, first from Vancouver, and then remotely from Ottawa. His work in collecting the relevant information, along with organizing, laying out, and… Read more
On behalf of the Vancouver Section of the IEEE I would like to wish you all a prosperous new year. I would like to thank Rama Vinnakota for his most appreciated services and dedication as chair in 2017 and his services prior to that year; I will do all I can to serve as well… Read more
For the past several years IEEE Vancouver Section awarded $500 each towards three student scholarships during its Annual General Meeting. The Section Executives decided to increase the three student scholarships from $500 to $1500 each to benefit the IEEE Vancouver students community. Accordingly, Section executives passed a resolution to increase the student scholarship corpus fund… Read more
Dear Section members, It has been my privilege to serve you all as the Vancouver Section Chair for the year 2017. On your behalf, I attended and reported your achievements and hardships being faced to the IEEE Canada Board and also at Section congress 2017. We briefed you all on the sections past and proposed… Read more
The 2017 IEEE Vancouver Section Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on March 25th, 2017 and had a record turn out with 128 people from industry and academia. If you have comments or feedback on the AGM, please take 5 minutes to fill out this short survey. Your feedback is extremely valuable and will help… Read more