We are excited to announce that IEEE Women In Engineering Ottawa Section (IEEE WIE Ottawa) will be attending IEEE SPAC Ottawa 2020!
IEEE Women in Engineering Ottawa Section (IEEE WIE Ottawa) is a group
of men and women, students and young professionals, working together to
promote women engineers and scientists, educating, networking,
mentoring, and inspiring in Ottawa! Learn more about our activities, membership benefits and much more on SPAC!
Join IEEE WIE Ottawa at the annual Go Code Girl event’s expo!
Go Code Girl! provides an exciting opportunity for girls in grades 6 to 12 (groups
will be split by age range) to learn about the exciting world of coding
and software development, and to discover opportunities in computing
and engineering fields. Combining technology and craft, the girls will
bring creation to life and meet awesome mentors! This event will equip
girls with the digital skills needed for today’s digital world.
Lunch will be provided!
See details on the events website: https://carleton.ca/vv/girls-outreach/go-code-girl/
Join IEEE WIE Ottawa at the Carleton University Green Energy Symposium!
The annual Carleton University Green Energy Symposium is taking place this year on Saturday, January 25th in Residence Commons on the Carleton’s campus! The theme this year is Smart Cities. The public are welcome and food will be provided.
IEEE WIE Ottawa will be hosting a booth there!
This event is designed for women and femme-identified folks
who are interested in pursuing engineering and IT at Carleton
University! In teams, you will be paired up with our women-identified
student ambassadors for specialty tours, insights
and activities. Who better to hear from than those who have experienced
it all? Plus, we’re holding an informative panel discussion with
talented women in engineering and IT – students and alumnae – who have
excelled in STEM. IEEE WIE Ottawa will be hosting
an expo booth there!
This event includes a free lunch and free on-campus parking.
The agenda and registration form can be found here: https://carleton.ca/engineering-design/cu-events/revup/
“A Candid Conversation on 5G”
Dr. Ibrahim Gedeon
Ibrahim Gedeon is one of the global telecommunications industry’s eminent thought leaders. He has carved out an international career by combining tremendous insight and skill as an applied scientist with a lighthearted and non-conventional approach to leadership. As Chief Technology Officer for TELUS a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, he is responsible for all technology development and strategy, security, service and network architecture, service delivery and operational support systems, as well as service and network convergence, and network infrastructure strategies and evolution. Under his leadership the TELUS wireless broadband network has become one of the best in the world.
Ibrahim also serves on the board of the Next Generation Mobile Networks Alliance, the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions and the Institute for Communication Technology Management. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the American University of Beirut and a Master’s in Electronics Engineering from Carleton University. In 2010, Ibrahim received a Honourary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of British Columbia. In 2014, he was elected as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) in recognition of his significant contributions to the field of engineering. He has been named five times to the Global Telecoms Business magazine’s GTB Power 100, a list of the 100 most powerful and influential people in the telecoms industry.
Ibrahim served in many IEEE executive and leadership posts on the Society, Region, Section, and Chapter level. He is currently the Senate Chair of IEEE Ottawa Section, the Industry Advisor of the IEEE Communications Society for the North America Region, and the Industry Advisor for the IEEE Consumer Electronics Society. Ibrahim is very well known a keynote speaker, he organized and hosted several national and international conferences. He was the General Chair of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Communications – ICC2012 (IEEE Communications Society’s flagship conference), and he is currently the General Chair of the 2021 IEEE International Conference on Communications – ICC2021 that will be held in Montreal on June 14-18, 2021. He received many awards, just to name few, the Consumer Electronics Society’s Distinctive Exemplary Industry Leader Award in 2019, and the IEEE Canada’s Outstanding Canadian Engineer Award in 2001.