IEEE Canada Newsletter / Nouvelles de IEEE Canada
Issue: May 2001

News of Interest
Senior Member Updates
Upcoming Events
Submission Information

News of Interest

Winnipeg Chapter Reactivated

Officers in the IEEE Winnipeg Section are pleased to announce the reactivation of the MANCOM chapter. This chapter is joint effort between three IEEE technical socities - Engineering Management (EMS), Professional Communication (PCS), and Education. The Chapter officers are Ron Blicq ( - Chair, Wayne Wagner ( and Dave Kemp (

Nominations for 2002 RAB Offices

The IEEE Regional Activities Board Nominations and Appointments Committee has issued a Call for Nominations and is seeking candidates to serve on the 2002 Regional Activities Board. The RAB N&A Committee is seeking candidates for the following positions:

  • 2002 RAB Chair
  • 2002 RAB Treasurer
  • 2002 RAB Vice Chair - Region, Section, Chapter Activities
  • 2002 RAB Vice Chair - Member Activities
  • 2002 RAB Vice Chair - Strategic Planning
  • 2002 RAB Vice Chair - Student Activities

Additional information is available at or can be obtained by contacting

Call for Papers for Solar Odyssey 2001

The mission of the Solar Energy Society of Canada (SESCI) is to advance the awareness, understanding and use of solar energy in Canada. Our annual conferences facilitate the exchange of up-to-date scientific and technical information on solar energy. This contributes to the full and responsible development of Canada's energy resources to create jobs and sustain economic activity.

Every SESCI annual conference includes a trade show, the delivery of technical papers, and a speaker of note. This year's keynote speaker is Dr. Paul MacCready, founder of AeroVironment. Solar Odyssey 2001 is sponsored by SaskPower, Saskatchewan Energy and Mines and Natural Resources Canada. For details on the call for papers, please visit the SESCI web site at or write to:

P.O. Box 33047
Cathedral P.O.
Regina, SK S4T 7X2.

You can also email

CCECE 2001

A high-quality technical program, career-enhancing professional development workshops, tutorial sessions and technical plenary sessions are only a few of the highlights of the Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering. This event will be held in one of the most culturally diverse cities of the world - Toronto, Canada - on May 13 - 16, 2001. The Conference organizing committee and the Chair Dr. Haran Karmaker of General Electric, Canada will welcome participants from around the world to the Delta Chelsea Hotel, downtown Toronto, the venue of CCECE 2001. This conference is being organized by the IEEE Central Canada Council (CCC) and is sponsored by both IEEE Canada and the CCC constituent sections. The conference theme is "Technology for the Millennium".

For additional information on the conference please consult the conference web site:

Senior Member Updates

The following members were updated to Senior Member status at the March 2001 Admission and Advancement Panel meeting held in Atlanta, GA

  • Boutaba, Raouf - Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Yu, Ming - Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Bolduc, Leonard - Montreal
  • Holdrinet, Eric - Montreal
  • Grefford, John - Ottawa
  • Madej, Alan A - Ottawa
  • Raahamifar, Kaamran - Toronto
  • Selak, Meliha B - Vancouver

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

Upcoming Events

  • IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2001)
7-11 May 2001
Salt Lake City, Utah
Visit for more details
  • Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2001)
13-16 May 2001
Delta Chelsea Hotel
Downtown Toronto, Ontario
  • Seventh IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM 2001)
14-18 May 2001
Seattle, Washington
For more information please visit
  • 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
  • IEEE Conference on Communications (ICC 2001)
11-14 June 2001
Helsinki, Finland
For more information please visit
  • IEEE Power Electronics Specialist Conference (PESC)
17-21 June 2001
Vancouver, British Columbia
For more information please visit
  • International Conference on Intelligent System Application to Power Systems (ISAP)
18-21 June 2001
Budapest, Hungary
For more information please visit
  • 2001 Large Engineering Systems Conference on Power Engineering (LESCOPE'01)
11-13 July 2001
The Sheraton Hotel
Halifax, Nova Scotia
For further information, please contact the LESCOPE'01 Secretariat:
Large Engineering Systems,
P. O. Box 25041,
Halifax, NS B3M 4H4
Tel: (902)-443-2400
Fax: (902)-445-5110
  • 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
  • IEEE Conference on History of Telecommunications (CHT2001)
25-27 July 2001
St. John's, Newfoundland
For more information please visit
  • 2001 National Scout Jamboree
23 July - 1 Aug 2001
Fredericksburg, VA
For more information please contact contact Ralph Russell at +1 804 741 9429 or at
  • Tenth Canadian Semiconductor Technology Conference
13-17 August 2001
The Chateau Laurier Hotel
Ottawa, Ontario
For more information please visit
  • Solar Odyssey 2001
28-30 September 2001
Saskatchewan Science Centre and the Hotel Saskatchewan
Regina, Saskatchewan
For more information please visit 
  • Multimedia Technology and Applications Conference (MTAC 2001)
7-9 November 2001
University of California
For more information please visit 

For more IEEE conferences, visit IEEE Conference Search at

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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