About IEEE Ottawa Section
The IEEE Ottawa Section belongs to Region 7 of the IEEE that isÂ better known asÂ IEEEÂ Canada. The Ottawa Section represents more than 2000Â individual members and serves to promote local eventsÂ significant to Electrical, Computing, and Software Engineering.Â We offer great networking opportunities through the events thatÂ our chapters and section organize. If you are interested in theÂ rapidly evolving and exciting field of computer systems,Â communications, and electronics you too can join the IEEE andÂ be part of the IEEE Ottawa Section.
The Institute ofÂ Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. (IEEE) is a non-profit,Â technical professional association of more than 385,000Â worldwide. The IEEE acronym is most popularlyÂ pronouncedÂ I triple E. Through its members, theÂ IEEE is a leading authority in technical areas ranging fromÂ computer engineering, biomedical technology andÂ telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumerÂ electronics, among others. Through its technical publishing,Â conferences and consensus-based standards activities, the IEEEÂ produces 30 percent of the world’s published literature inÂ electrical engineering, computers and control technology, holdsÂ annually more than 300 major conferences and has nearly 900Â active standards with 700 under development.