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2018 IEEE Young Professionals Pacific Northwest Leadership Summit

August 3 @ 6:30 pm - August 5 @ 12:00 pm

With the main purpose of expanding boarders for PNW Young Professionals and fostering growth with relevant activities and discussions to: Inspire, Enable, Empower, and Engage YPs; IEEE Vancouver Young Professionals will be hosting the 2018 IEEE YP PNW Leadership Summit on August 4th, 2018 in the Greater Vancouver area.

This initiative of three leading young professionals from IEEE Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver sections aims to provide a 1-Day event where young professionals assemble to expand boarders and foster growth with relevant activities and discussions to: Inspire, Enable, Empower, and Engage YPs. 

The Summit’s main pillars are:

  1. Professional Development
  2. Continuing Education
  3. Mentoring

Visit our official website for more details: http://vancouver.ieee.ca/yp/2018-ieee-yp-pnw-ls/

Agenda:

  • August 3rd. (indoor networking event):
    • 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM: Summit Reception and Dinner
  • August 4th (Conference):
    • 08:00 – 08:15 AM: Registration
    • 08:15 – 08:30 AM: Opening Remarks by Bob Gill (IEEE Vancouver Vice-Chair)
    • 08:30 – 09:15 AM: Keynote Speaker – Kathleen Kramer (IEEE Western USA Director)
    • 09:15 – 10:00 AM: Young Professionals and Self-Leadership by Rybo Chen (SAP Vancouver)
    • 10:00 – 10:15 AM: Coffee Break
    • 10:15 – 11:00 AM: Discussion Panel: Leadership and Mentoring Young Professionals by Rybo Chen (SAP Vancouver) and Yasamin Houshman (SAP Vancouver)
    • 11:00 – 11:45 AM: IEEE YP Southern Alberta Exemplary Events and Humanitarian Activities by Anis Ben Arfi (iRadio Lab, IEEE Southern Alberta YP)
    • 12:00 – 01:30 PM: Lunch
    • 01:30 – 02:15 PM: Importance of Public Speaking to Young Professionals – Supun De Silva (IEEE Canada YP)
    • 02:15 – 03:00 PM: Topic TBD by Katherine Golder (BCIT – Technical Communications Instructor)
    • 03:00 – 03:45 PM: Breakout sessions: “Reflection & Action”
    • 03:45 – 04:00 PM: Ending Remarks and Adjourn by Maike Luiken (IEEE Canada President)
  • August 5th (outdoor networking event):
    • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Summit Closing Event 

Location:
Room: Evergreen A Room
Bldg: Element Vancouver Metrotown
5988 Willingdon Ave
Burnaby, British Columbia
V5H 2A7

Details

Start:
August 3 @ 6:30 pm
End:
August 5 @ 12:00 pm
Website:
More Information and Registration