Be sure to attend the Vancouver Section’s premier annual networking and social event!
6:00pm Student poster presentations and reception
Join us for hors d'oeuvres and beverages while mingling with your peers and students. Students from UBC, SFU and BCIT will be presenting their capstone projects in poster form. You be the judge! Armed with your “Like” stickers attendees will determine the award winners in the student capstone project poster competition.
6:45pm AGM Business and Awards
We do need to take care of the legal requirements, but we promise to do so in an efficient and expeditious manner. The fun part of the business section is always the awards, with student scholarships, chapter achievement awards and member elevation recognition.
Dinner will be buffet style with a mix of entrees, including vegetarian so that all tastes are supported. Those will special dietary needs can let us know in advance. As always, dessert is a big hit!
8:30pm Key Note Address - Urthecast's Ultra HD Video Platform on the Space Station What can be more interesting than space technology to an engineer?
Dr. George Tyc will tell us about the technology and business behind Vancouver-based
Urthecast's space-based ultra-high-definition video system. This system is now on board the International Space Station and will shortly be available to 3rd party developers to create new applications in real-time Earth monitoring.
Dr. Tyc is a recognized leader in the space industry, having worked on numerous space missions and technology development programs over the last 25 years. As a Technical Director at MacDonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. (MDA), he has led multiple initiatives, including the development of MDA’s next generation, high-resolution optical Earth Observation satellite system. He was also the Chief Engineer for the end-to-end system developed for the earth imaging company RapidEye AG.
Feeling lucky? Nothing like a door prize to cap off your evening!
ORDER YOUR TICKETS TODAY at https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/31627 so you get the early bird rate.
AGM Web page vancouver.ieee.ca/AGM2015
Venue: Hilton Vancouver Metrotown, 6083 McKay Avenue, Burnaby, BC