Call for Volunteers

Call for Volunteers Dear Fellow IEEE Vancouver Section Members: Are you ready to get involved in the many programs and activities of your IEEE Section? This is an open call for volunteers to participate in the Vancouver Section. The section is seeking interested volunteers to serve on the various Section Executive committees, in our Technical… Read more

EGBC – New Regulatory Requirements for Firms in BC

  Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia has announced a regulatory change following the coming into force of the Professional Governance Act. On February 5, 2021, the Professional Governance Act (PGA) came into force – new governing legislation for Engineers and Geoscientists BC and its registrants. The PGA introduces new regulatory tools, processes, and requirements for… Read more

Vancouver Section AGM summary

VANCOUVER SECTION AGM 2021 The IEEE Vancouver Section Annual General Meeting was held on March 31, 2021 via Zoom virtual meeting facilities. 27 members and friends of the Vancouver Section were in attendance as Section Chair Steven McClain began the meeting with an acknowledgement of the meeting being held on First Nations unceded land. Dr…. Read more

Scholarships – Application deadline extended

The IEEE Vancouver Section announces that the application deadline  the 2021 IEEE Vancouver Section Scholarships has been extended.   The deadline for applications is now April 30, 2021.   This year, three scholarships are available – two $1000 scholarships and one $2000 scholarship. Applications will be reviewed by the IEEE Vancouver Section Scholarships Committee who… Read more

AGM 2021 special guest speaker: Dr. Jason Gu – President IEEE Canada

  The Vancouver Section is pleased to announce that IEEE Canada President, Dr. Jason Gu will be our special guest speaker for our AGM 2021. The Vancouver Section AGM will be held:   DATE:         Wed. March 31st TIME:         19:00 – 21:00 PDT LOCATION:  Online REGISTER:  https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/264601 All Vancouver Section members, friends of the Section, and guests are welcome to… Read more

AGM to be held online, March 31, 2021

  The Vancouver Section has announced the date of the Annual General Meeting. Vancouver Section AGM 2021 Date: March 31, 2021 Time:  19:00 – 21:00 We are pleased to announce 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held online again this year, due to circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The AGM will be held… Read more

Vancouver Section 2021 Executives Announced

  The Vancouver Section has announced its Section Executives for 2021. The Section Executive consists of Section Officers, Chapter, AG and Sub-Section Chairs, and various committee chair and liaison positions. The executives for 2021 are: Some vacancies are still to be filled, and not all volunteer positions are shown. Members interested in volunteering to serve… Read more

Prof. Alla Sheffer named IEEE Fellow

  IEEE Vancouver Section congratulates UBC Professor Dr. Alla Sheffer on her elevation to the Grade of IEEE Fellow.   Professor Sheffer’s citation reads: “for contributions to mesh parameterization and hexahedral meshing”.   The Grade of IEEE Fellow is an honour and special distinction reserved for select IEEE members with an extraordinary record of accomplishments… Read more