IEEE Vancouver Section History
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The Vancouver Section was established on August 22, 1911. The Section encompasses the geographical area of the province of British Columbia, except for Vancouver Island, which is part of the IEEE Victoria Section. The Section currently has around 2200 active members, including 325 students at BCIT, SFU, and UBC. It is the fourth largest Section in Canada.
The Section operates on a fiscal year that runs from May - April of each year. The Annual General Meeting and election of new officers are held on the second Monday of each May. Meetings and social events are generally held from September - April.
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On February 13, 2010 an Okanagan Subsection (http://www.okanagan.ieee.ca) was established as a subsection of the Vancouver IEEE Section.
On February 13, 2010 a BC Northern Subsection was established as a subsection of the Vancouver IEEE Section.
Chapters & Affinity Groups
In March 2010, an Women in Engineering (WiE) Affinity group was established.
In October 2012, a Consultants Network Affinity group was established.
There are four dedications of IEEE Historical Milestones in the Vancouver Section.
- First Television Broadcast in Western Canada, 1953
- First Radio Astronomical Observations Using Very Long Baseline Interferometry, 1967
- First 500 MeV Proton Beam from the TRIUMF Cyclotron, 1974
- First Digitally Processed Image from a Spaceborne Synthetic Aperture Radar, 1978
- A Proclamation of the City of Vancouver, 2011
- IEEE Vancouver Section Centennial Booklet, 2011
- List of past Presidents
- List of Officers
- List of Chapter Chairs
- List of Affinity Group Chairs
- List of Committee Chairs
- Thurb Cushing Scholarship
These are a collection of interviews of leaders who have influenced technology in Vancouver.
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|2001-2002||Charles Henville||Gruja Blagojevic||Jose Marti||Stephen Cheung|
|2002-2003||Gruja Blagojevic||Stephen Cheung||Dejan Lenasi||Jose Marti|
|2003-2004||Stephen Cheung||Jose Marti||Rasvan Mihai||Dejan Lenasi|
|2004-2005||Jose Marti||Dejan Lenasi||Paul Bowler||Rasvan Mihai|
|2005-2006||Dejan Lenasi||Rasvan Mihai||Eugen Trandafir||Paul Bowler|
|2006-2007||Rasvan Mihai||Paul Bowler||Robert Michael Leitch||Eugen Trandafir|
|2007-2008||Paul Bowler||Eugen Trandafir||Mazana Armstrong||Robert Michael Leitch|
|2008-2009||Eugen Trandafir||Robert Michael Leitch||Kouros Goodarzi||Mazana Armstrong|
|2009-2010||David Michelson||Mazana Armstrong||Alon Newton||Kouros Goodarzi|
|2011||Mazana Armstrong||Kouros Goodarzi||Steven Mcclain||Alon Newton|
|2012||Kouros Goodarzi||Alon Newton||Balbir Gill||Steven Mcclain|
|2013||Alon Newton||Steven Mcclain||Lee Vishloff||Balbir Gill|
|2014||Steven Mcclain||Balbir Gill||Ophir Kendler||Lee Vishloff|
|2015||Balbir Gill||Lee Vishloff||Venkataramakrishnan Vinnakota||Ophir Kendler|
|2016||Lee Vishloff||Venkataramakrishnan Vinnakota||Guillaume Boisset||Steven Mcclain|
|2017||Venkataramakrishnan Vinnakota||Guillaume Boisset||Nimesh Shah||Steven Mcclain|
|2018||Guillaume Boisset||Balbir Gill||Steven Mcclain||Nimesh Shah|
|2019||Balbir Gill||Michael Paraskake||Matthew Wilder||Steven Mcclain|
|2020||Michael Paraskake||Steven Mcclain||Jacqueline Nichols||Matthew Wilder|
|2021||Steven Mcclain||Matthew Wilder||Morteza Molaei||Jacqueline Nichols|
- A selection of early scanned documents
- IEEE Geographic Unit Organizing Document - Vancouver
- Newsletters (2011-2017)
- Vancouver Centennial Booklet