e-Newsletter: March 2019


Selyn Chen appointed WiE West Area Chair

The Vancouver Section is pleased to inform its members of the appointment of Ms. Selyn Chen to the position of IEEE Canada WiE West Area Chair. Selyn is already serving as Chair of the Vancouver Section’s Women in Engineering (WiE) Affinity Group.
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For more information on Women in Engineering, please visit: Women In Engineering (WIE)

Upcoming Events


March 30, 6:00 pm, The Element Vancouver Metrotown in Burnaby

The 2019 Vancouver Section AGM and Gala will be held at The Element Vancouver Metrotown in Burnaby on 30th March 2019 in the Ballroom overlooking the mountains. The evening will include a student poster competition, informal networking, the Section Annual General Meeting and award presentations. The evening concludes with a delicious buffet dinner and an exciting keynote presentation by Mr. Tony Geheran, President of Broadband Network and Chief Customer Officer from TELUS. Get tickets….

KPU IEEE Cyber Security and Digital Forensics

Friday, March 29, 08:15 am – 04:30 pm at KPU, Wilson School of Design, Richmond

IEEE Vancouver Joint Computer Chapter and Computer Science and Information Technology Department, School of Business at KPU has announced the 5th Annual Symposium on Cyber Security and Digital Forensics. Featured presenters will include academics, industry, law enforcement and government representatives to provide diverse viewpoints in the identification and response to challenges and opportunities in the context of cyber security and digital forensics.
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UBC IEEE Marine Systems Workshop

March 15, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, UBC Room: 2020/2030, Bldg: Kaiser

Vancouver Section’s Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society (AESS) and Oceanic Engineering Society (OES) Chapter has announced a major workshop on Marine Systems, in collaboration with UBC. This full-day event, to be held on March 15th, will bring together academia, government and industry to consider some of the engineering challenges facing Canada’s Shipbuilding and Industrial Marine Sector with a focus on shipboard power systems, shipboard communications systems and EMC, human factors and dependable computing and cybersecurity.
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