2001 Events
2001 February 28
Senior Member Awards - Social and Dinner

Speaker: Mark Lawford Ph.D.
Topic: The Emerging Field of Softweare Engineering
Date: Wednesday, 2001 February 28
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 PM ... Reception
7:00 PM ... Dinner
The Ancaster Old Mill
548 Old Dundas Road
Ancaster, ON
Cost: $15.00 for members and guests (see note below)
Please RSVP before February 21 to Scott Lowell at s.lowell@ieee.org or +1.905.627.7487
As space will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis, please endeavor to respond early.
Note: Free tickets are available for members who register before February 14.
McMaster IEEE Student Branch
Technical Conference 2001
Guest Speakers:
Buy Buddy - Entrepreneurship
GE - Leadership Skills
IBM - Ethical Haacking
Date: March 12, 2001 (Thursday)
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Health Science Center Room 1A6
Fee: Free Admission
Supported by [ IBM ] [ge.com ] [ buybuddy ]

Technical Meeting
Distinguished Visitor Speaker from IEEE Computer Society

Speaker: Hal Berghel
Topic: Digital Villages and Virtual Communities
Meeting Notice Digital.doc
It was a great talk. See some of Dr. Berghel's other work at http://www.acm.com/hb

Workshops at Regional Meeting
Workshops on the Development of Team and Leadership Skills and Project Management
Date: Friday May 11, 2001
Time: 1:00pm - 5.00pm
Delta Chelsea Hotel
Toronto, ON
Cost: $30.00 (per course)
For further information see this document or contact Administrator, IEEE Canada Cathie Lowell.
2001 May 13-16
Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering 2001
Date:May 13 - 16, 2001
Location: Toronto, ON

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.

For further information see: Webpage
2001 May 18
A Forum on: Mechatronics Education in Canada: Past Experience and Future Directions

May 18th 2001 at University of Waterloo, http://mecforum.uwaterloo.ca

Professor Farid Golnaraghi
Chair, CSME Mechatronics & MEMS Division
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Professor Robert Gorbet
Department of ECE
rbgorbet@ uwaterloo.ca


8:30 Registration
9:00 Welcoming Remarks by Professor Sujeet Chaudhuri, Dean of Engineering, University of Waterloo
9:15 Professor Kevin Craig, Keynote Speaker, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
10:00 Break
10:15 Professor Mo A. Elbestawi, MacMaster University, Vice President CSME
10:45 Professor Ridha Ben Mrad, University of Toronto
11:15 Sponsoring Industrial Speaker 1 (TBA)
11:45 Lunch (University Club)
13:45 Sponsoring Industrial Speaker 2 (TBA)
14:15 Professor Patrice Masson, Université de Sherbrooke
14:45 Professor Elizabeth Croft, University of British Columbia
15:15 Break
15:30 Panel discussion Moderator: Professor Jan Huissoon University of Waterloo
Panel: Professors Professors Craig, Elbestawi, Masson and Croft
16:30 Closing

Registration Fee: (Canadian Funds, Includes GST)
Forum + Lunch: CSME Members: $40.00 (on or before May 1, 2001)
$65.00 (after May 1, 2001)
  Non-members: $55.00 (on or before May 1, 2001
Non-members: $80.00 (after May 1, 2001)
For further information see mechtron.pdf.
2001 November 22
Annual General Meeting

Speaker: Sudeep Sanyal
Date: Thursday November 22, 2001
Time: 7:00pm - 9:30pm
McMaster University
ITB room 201 (Building marked T16 on map)

Mr. Sanyal will be speaking on behalf of Engineers without Borders. The EWB is a non-profit group whose goal is to use engineering solutions to improve the way of life for people in the developing world. Mr. Sanyal is a recent graduate of Waterloo Mechanical Engineering (class of '99) who attended the "Light Up Your World" summer 2001 internship. He has graciously agreed to discuss with us these experiences and what the EWB is all about.

For further information see the AGM notice.