Vancouver Section AGM & Gala 2024 – Summary

Vancouver Section AGM & Gala held March 30, 2024

AGM & Gala 2024 - Group Photo

The Vancouver Section held its annual AGM & Gala on March 30, 2024.

The event was held at the Element Hotel Vancouver Metrotown, and attracted over 70 attendees.

Attendees enjoyed the company of friends and colleagues, as well as a fantastic buffet dinner.

In addition to the traditional reports associated with Section AGM business, the event also included:

  • the announcement of Vancouver Section Awards
  • the announcement of Vancouver Section Scholarship Awards
  • a keynote presentation on Generative AI by Mr. K.P. Rao, of Microsoft

Section Chair Jacqueline Nichols chaired the meeting.

After the reports relating to previous years activities and financial results, the Vancouver Section volunteer awards were presented (please see this article for the announcement).

This was followed by the presentation of the IEEE Vancouver Section Scholarships (see this article for the announcement)

For a complete report, and a link to the photo gallery for this event, please visit our AGM 2024 web page.

AGM Survey

Section Chair Jacqueline Nichols asked all attendees (and also section members who did not attend) to fill in the AGM & Gala survey:


Section AGM & Gala Sponsors Thanked

Section Chair Jacqueline Nichols and Past Section Chair Matthew Wilder thanked the AGM sponsors for their generous support.

The 2024 AGM sponsors were:

Platinum Sponsor:

  • University of The Fraser Valley – School of Computing

Destination Sponsor:

  • Destination Vancouver | Mind Program

Gold Sponsors:

  • KPU Melville School of Business
  • Northeastern University – Vancouver

Silver Sponsors:

  • New York Institute of Technology – Vancouver

Patron Sponsor:

  • Dual Fluid Energy Inc


The AGM & Gala 2025 is tentatively scheduled for March 29, 2025.  Please consult the Vancouver Section website and e-newsletter for specific and detailed announcements.

Finally, Section Chair Jacqueline Nichols thanked all attendees for their support of the Vancouver Section.