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.
The Women in Data Science is a one-day conference featuring keynotes and vision talks that provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science-related research and applications in a number of domains. IEEE WIE Ottawa will be part of the expo booth there.
All genders are invited to attend, discuss and network with potential collaborators in the field of data science.
Attending the conference this year, you will get:
Practical insights on how to leverage Data Science to benefit your businesses or community
Updates on recent Data Science research, trends and applications in different fields
New developments of machine learning and artificial intelligence in healthcare
Opportunity to network and connect with leaders and visionaries in the field of data science
and much more!
See full event agenda and speakers here: https://www.widsottawa.com/
The Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and support women in the field. This annual one-day technical conference provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science-related research and applications in a broad set of domains. All genders are invited to participate in the conference, which features exclusively female speakers.
Driven by global environmental emission issues and tighter requirements for system resilience and reliability, electricity production is shifting from a centralized paradigm to a decentralized one. In this context, renewable energy sources (RES) and electric vehicles (EVs) have proliferated over the past decade, exhibiting a steadily increasing trend. Thus, today, a large number of wind turbines, photovoltaic (PV) panels, and EVs are connected to medium- (1-69 kV) and low-voltage (=1 kV) grids, with traditional integrated bulk power systems becoming decentralized in the presence of active distribution networks, where the flow of power is bidirectional between generators and “prosumers”. Such systems are typified by high penetration of metering infrastructures, generating a large volume of data, providing the opportunity to harness the power of big data using data-driven techniques.
This seminar discusses the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in modern power and energy systems, in particular electrical distribution networks. Real-world examples of the use of AI for energy storage systems optimization and control will be provided and discussed.
- What are modern power systems control and optimization issues?
- How data-driven techniques can help?
- What is the state-of-the-art?
- What is the path forward?
Admission is FREE! Everyone is welcome!
Registration is required!
Dr. Mostafa Farrokhabadi is the Senior Director of Technology at BluWave-ai. Concurrently, he serves as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. He has more than 8 years of experience in designing mission-critical grid solutions for industry and academia, including technical leadership of a $6M international consortium in electric grid modernization, and smart grids projects with Hatch and Canadian Solar. Mostafa has (co)authored several articles in high-impact journals, conference proceedings, and magazines, and holds patents on intelligent control and optimization of renewable-penetrated grids. Mostafa has also led the award-winning IEEE Power and Energy Society Task Force on microgrid stability, an international coalition of 21 researchers from 14 institutions investigating stability issues in microgrids. Mostafa obtained his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo. He has also studied and performed research in Sweden at KTH and Germany at KIT. During the course of his career, Mostafa has received multiple business, research, and teaching awards, including the prestigious University of Waterloo Doctoral Thesis Completion Award and Ottawa’s Forty Under 40.
A fantastic opportunity for the Ottawa STEM
community to unlock leadership through diversity and network with like
About this Event
Looking to make meaningful connections within your community? Well, look no further.
Introducing IEEE Women in Engineering 11th annual Wine and
Cheese. A fantastic opportunity for professionals to practice their
networking skills and build a network with students and academia from
the Ottawa community.
With an evening filled of interesting speakers, ice-breakers, and
of course wine and cheese (and other foods!), there’s no better time
and place to start networking!
With this year’s theme being “Unlocking Leadership Through
Diversity”, we are showcasing amazing leaders in our community and
putting our focus on how their diversity has moved industry and academia
forward. We believe that the creativity and intellect of all members of
society – regardless of gender, background, etc., are essential to
accelerate progress towards a sustainable future with innovative
For more information, please visit our website at https://www.celebratewie.ca/, or email us at email@example.com.
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Vous cherchez à établir des liens significatifs au sein de votre communauté? Eh bien, ne cherchez plus.
La 11 ième annuelle soirée Vin et Fromage (organisée par IEEE
Women In Engineering) est une excellente opportunité pour les
professionnels d’établir des connexions avec des étudiantes en
provenance de partout en Ottawa.
Ce sera une soirée remplie de discours intéressants, de
brise-glaces, et bien sûr, du vin et fromage — y a-t-il un meilleur
endroit pour commencer à faire du réseautage?
Pour plus d’informations, veuillez visiter notre site web
(https://www.celebratewie.ca/) ou bien envoyez-nous un courriel au
Obtenez vos billets en ligne, ou bien visitez votre branche
étudiante IEEE pour vous en acheter avec argent comptant! L’achat d’un
billet comprend une boisson gratuite (n’oubliez pas votre carte
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