About the Summit

The summit was a one-day event on August 4th: a total of 3 talks, 1 workshop, 1 discussion panel, and a few keynote speakers from our major sponsors. The talks, panel, and workshop (45 min. each) targeted topics around the following pillar areas: professional development, continuing education, and mentoring. There were also two networking events the evening before (August 3rd) and morning after the conference (August 5th) to provide attendees the opportunity to foster their professional network in a relaxing atmosphere.

About IEEE & YP 

IEEE and its members inspire a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow through highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing, and technology information around the globe.

The IEEE Young Professionals is an international community of innovative members and volunteers. Members of this community are interested in elevating their professional image, expanding their global network, connecting with peers locally and giving back to the community.

About Elements Metrotown Vancouver
Element: Inspired by Westin® Hotels & Resorts

Element encourages renewal through a nature-influenced environment. Intuitively constructed with an efficient use of space, Element helps you stay connected, feel alive and thrive while you’re away. As a Green Hotel in Burnaby BC, Element has made a commitment to sustainable green practices. By working with eco-friendly products and initiatives, they work to protect the earth, making this amazing facility a zero-waste hotel. Use the Bikes to Borrow program and electric hooks-up for smart cars or plan a green meeting. They aim to satisfy guests’ needs while keeping the environment in mind.