Edit Section: IEEE Vancouver Section History You do not have permission to edit this page, for the following reason: The action you have requested is limited to users in the group: Users. To protect the wiki against automated edit spam, we kindly ask you to solve the following CAPTCHA: Established date: JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember IEEE Region: 12345678910 Geographic region: Region area: Principal cities: Home page: Free text: ==Background== 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 History|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. If you are reading this and are disappointed in the level of content for such an ancient section, then please (please) add to it ! ==History Articles== *[[Media:Early Recollections.pdf|Early Recollections of the Power Industry in BC, by A. T. Goward, 1941]] *[[Media:A History of the Vancouver Section.pdf|A History of the Vancouver Section, by Lorne R. Kersey, 1984]] *[[Media:Vancouver Section History.pdf|A Look Back at IEEE Vancouver Section History, by Chris Scholefield, 2011]] ==Subsections== 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 [[IEEE Women in Engineering|Women in Engineering (WiE)]] Affinity group was established. In October 2012, a Consultants Network Affinity group was established. ==Historical Milestones== There are four dedications of IEEE Historical Milestones in the Vancouver Section. *[[Milestones:First_Television_Broadcast_in_Western_Canada,_1953|First Television Broadcast in Western Canada, 1953]] *[[Milestones:First_Radio_Astronomical_Observations_Using_Very_Long_Baseline_Interferometry,_1967|First Radio Astronomical Observations Using Very Long Baseline Interferometry, 1967]] *[[Milestones:First_500_MeV_Proton_Beam_from_the_TRIUMF_Cyclotron,_1974|First 500 MeV Proton Beam from the TRIUMF Cyclotron, 1974]] *[[Milestones:First_Digitally_Processed_Image_from_a_Spaceborne_Synthetic_Aperture_Radar,_1978|First Digitally Processed Image from a Spaceborne Synthetic Aperture Radar, 1978]] ==Historical Artifacts== *[[Media:VancouverProclamation-2011-10-21.pdf|A Proclamation of the City of Vancouver, 2011]] *[[Media:IEEE van centennial booklet FINAL.pdf|IEEE Vancouver Section Centennial Booklet, 2011]] *[[Media:Presidents.pdf|List of past Presidents]] *[[Media:Van Officers.pdf|List of Officers]] *[[Media:Chapters.pdf|List of Chapter Chairs]] *[[Media:Affinity Groups.pdf|List of Affinity Group Chairs]] *[[Media:Van Committees.pdf|List of Committee Chairs]] *[[Thurb Cushing Scholarship]] ==Oral Archive== These are a collection of interviews of leaders who have influenced technology in Vancouver. *[[Peter Briscoe|Peter Briscoe]]<br /> *[[Oral-History:Dan Gelbart|Dan Gelbart]]<br /> *[[Oral-History:Victor Jones|Victor Jones]]<br /> *[[Oral-History:John MacDonald|John MacDonald]]<br /> *[[Oral-History:Bill Rogers|Bill Rogers]]<br /> *[[Oral-History:Norman Toms|Norman Toms]]<br /> ==Organizations== Please follow the link to create or edit an organization page, or edit this page to add a new organization. *[[Cellula Robotics]] *[[International Submarine Engineering]] ==Archival documents== *[[Media:Region 7 - Vancouver section.pdf|A selection of early scanned documents]] *[[Media:IEEE Geographic Unit Organizing Document - Vancouver.pdf|IEEE Geographic Unit Organizing Document - Vancouver]] *[http://vancouver.ieee.ca/newsletter/ Newsletters (2011-2017)] *[[Media:IEEE van centennial booklet.pdf|Vancouver Centennial Booklet]] ==Further Reading== [http://vancouver.ieee.ca/ Link to Section Homepage] [[Category:Sections|Vancouver]] Summary: This is a minor edit Watch this page Cancel Retrieved from "https://ethw.org/IEEE_Vancouver_Section_History"