IEEE Canada Newsletter / Nouvelles de IEEE Canada
Issue: November 2000

News of Interest
Senior Member Updates
Upcoming Events
Submission Information

News of Interest

Region 7 Life Member Chapter forming, volunteers needed !

A Life Member Chapter is being formed for Region 7 and the IEEE needs volunteers. Ron Potts (  has been appointed LM Chapter Coordinator There are now 8 Regions that have LM Chapter Coordinators .It is hoped that former Section Chairs who are now Life Members will act as section LM reps for life members in their local sections, as a first step in developing activities involving Life Members which support and enhance Section activities. For more information please contact Ron.

IEEE Financial Advantage Program is working for you

One of the benefits of being an IEEE member is the power to leverage the group discounts that are available to IEEE. Visit the following websites to learn more:

Membership Renewal

Demonstrating our commitment to doing business electronically, IEEE has made membership renewal  available on the web for the third year. IEEE members can now renew at As an extra encouragement, those who renew their membership online by 1 December 2000 will receive 15% off  their next purchase in the IEEE Online Catalog & Store.

Fred Heath Obituary

The IEEE Canadian Foundation has put up a website remembering Fred Heath at 

Senior Member Updates

The following members were updated to Senior Member status at the 30th September Admission and Advancement Panel meeting held in Baltimore, MD

  • Yang, En-Hui - Kitchner-Waterloo
  • Lynch, Denard J. - North Saskatchewan
  • Ayling, Stephen G. - Ottawa
  • Bultitude, Robert J. - Ottawa
  • Qian, Timothy Wei-Tei - Ottawa
  • Lloyd, Blake A - Toronto
  • Deragopian, Jack Agop - Vancouver

For more information on the Nominate a Senior Member Initiative (NSI) Program, please visit their website at 

Upcoming Events

  • PSLM 2000 Conference
6-8 November 2000
Calgary, Alberta
For further information, please visit 
  • Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference(NECEC 2000)
15 November 2000
St. John's, Newfoundland
For further information, please visit 
  • IEEE international Conference on Electronics Circuits and Systems (ICECS)
17-20 December 2000
Beirut, Lebanon
For further information, please contact:
Prof. M. Sawan
Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept.
Ecole Polytechnic de Montreal
P. O. Box 6079, Station Centre-Ville
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3A7
Fax: (514)-340-4147
  • Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2001)
13-16 May 2001
Delta Chelsea Hotel
Downtown Toronto, Ontario 
  • 2001 IEEE 14th Computer Society Foundations Workshop
11-12 June 2001
Nova Scotia
For more information please contact IEEE Conference Services at 1-732-562-3878 or via Fax at 1-202-728-0884
  • 2001 IEEE Nuclear & Space Radiation Effects Conference (NSREC 2001)
16-20 July 2001
Vancouver, British Columbia
For further information, please contact:
Professor Marty Shaneyfelt,
Sandia National Labs,
MS 1083 P. O. Box 5800
Albuquerque, NM  87185-1083
Tel: (505)-844-6137
Fax: (505)-844-2991
or Conference Services Department, IEEE Operations Center at (732)-562-3878
  • Tenth Canadian Semiconductor Technology Conference
13-17 August 2001
The Chateau Laurier Hotel
For more information please visit 

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Submission Information

You can send any submissions by email to the editor:
Abhi Gupta at

Please ensure you send in your submission by the 20th of the month

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