General Agenda

August 3rdIndoor Networking Event:

  • 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM:  Summit Reception and Dinner
August 4thConference:

  • 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 5thOutdoor Networking Event:

  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Summit Closing Event