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IEEE Vancouver Section AGM & Gala 2015

Please join us for this year’s Annual General Meeting and Gala! We have an exciting evening planned for our members and friends – a great venue, delicious food, an outstanding keynote speaker and the opportunity to network with your friends and colleagues!

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. George Tyc – CTO, Urthecast

“Urthecast’s Ultra HD Video Platform on the International Space Station””

Dr. George Tyc will speak about the technology and business behind Vancouver-based Urthecast’s space-based ultra-high definition video system. This system is now on board the International Space Station and will shortly be available to 3rd party developers to create new applications in real-time Earth monitoring.

Speaker Bio:  Dr. George Tyc is a recognized leader in the space industry, having worked on numerous space missions and technology development programs over the last 25 years. As a Technical Director at MacDonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. (MDA), he has led multiple initiatives, including the development of MDA’s next generation, high-resolution optical Earth Observation satellite system. He was also the Chief Engineer for the end-to-end system developed for the earth imaging company RapidEye AG.

Location:            Hilton Vancouver Metrotown (Crystal Ballroom)
                               6083 McKay Ave, Burnaby

Date:                    Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Time:                   6:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Tickets:               $35  members

                               $20  student members

                               $40  non-members

                               Special “corporate table” pricing also available!

Registration:    For online registration please visit

                               https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/31627

                               Please register by noon on March 3rd.