Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

2018 IEEE Young Professionals Pacific Northwest Leadership Summit

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

IEEE Vancouver Young Professionals invites you to the 2018 IEEE Young Professionals Pacific Northwest Leadership Summit happening on August 3rd to 5th at the Hotel Element Vancouver Metrotown.

This Leadership Summit aims to provide a 1-Day event where young professionals assemble to expand borders and foster growth with relevant activities and discussions to: Inspire, Enable, Empower, and Engage YPs.

The three pillars of the 2018 PNW YP Conference are:

  • Professional Development
  • Continuing Education
  • 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 (Summit):
    • 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), Yasamin Houshman (SAP Vancouver), Srishti Yadav (SFU Robotics), and Jesse Corrigan (SNC-Lavalin Rail and Transit)
    • 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, by Supun De Silva (IEEE Canada YP)
    • 02:15 – 03:00 PM: Technical Communication Workshop, 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