28 Feb 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!
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
Special “corporate table” pricing also available!
Registration: For online registration please visit
Please register by noon on March 3rd.