Events

The following is a list of upcoming and past events. You can view past event summaries by selecting an archived year from the menu on the left.

  • October 12, 2010

    The IEEE Winnipeg WIE presents Building a new Generating Station: Wuskwatim.

    Manitoba Hydro is building the first new generating station in Manitoba since the 1990s. Come and experience the trials, excitement, successes and challenges of building a 200MW, 3 unit generating station in northern Manitoba. The generating station is unique in Manitoba in that it is flooding less than a square kilometer of land.

    Terry Armstrong, Manager of Wuskwatim Construction lives in the far north, travelling down on breaks, and we are lucky enough to have him come to present to us. Hear directly from the department manager overseeing construction!

    Event Date: October 12, 2010
    Time: 6:30PM doors open, Presentation at 7:00pm
    Location: Manitoba Hydro Place, 360 Portage Avenue
    Fee: free for Students, $5 for Industry and IEEE members; Cash payments accepted at the door.

    To Register: Email the following information to jordan.sylvestre@gmail.com:
    * Name of attendees
    * For reporting purposes, please indicate if attendees are IEEE members and/or Students (for students, where are you enrolled should be included). Please include your company name for Industry attendees.

    Registration Deadline: Friday October 8, 2010

    Download a poster here!

  • December 3, 2009

    The Winnipeg IEEE WIE Affinity Group presents a Student-Industry Networking Event.

    Join us for networking, hot appetizers, free access to pool tables!

    We have over $1000 in door prizes!

    Bring your friends, IEEE membership is not required!

    Event Date: Thursday, December 3, 2009
    Time: 7:00PM -10:00PM PM
    Location: Triple Bís Restaurant Bar & Billiards
    121 Scurfield St, Winnipeg, MB. Map
    Fee: $10 for Students, $20 for Industry and IEEE members; Cash payments accepted at the door.

    To Register: Email the following information to WinnipegWIEEvents@ieee.org:
    * Name of attendees
    * For reporting purposes, please indicate if attendees are IEEE members and/or Students (for students, where are you enrolled should be included). Please include your company name for Industry attendees.

    Registration Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2009

    Download a poster here!

    Sponsors include IEEE Women in Engineering, MTS, Manitoba Hydro, Red River College and Ryerson Metals.

    Visit their web sites by clicking the logos below!

  • October 5, 2009

    The Winnipeg IEEE WIE Affinity Group presents a presentation and tour of New Generation of PET imaging - Siemens Eclipse RD cyclotron.

    Details:

    * Part 1- Presentation: An introduction to positron emission tomography (PET) imaging, overview of what a cyclotron is and how it works, and description of how the cyclotron products are used in clinical and research studies.

    * Part 2- Tour of the cyclotron facility.

    Speakers:

    Drs. Shadreck Mzengeza and Andrew Goertzen Department of Radiology, Health Sciences Centre

    Event Date: Monday, Oct. 5th, 2009
    Time: 4:00PM -5:30PM PM
    Location: 800 JBRC building, 715 McDermot Ave. (Presentation) The Kleysen Institute for Advanced Medicine, 700 William Ave. (Tour)
    Fee: $20 for Non-Members, $15 for Members, $10 for Students, Cash payments accepted at the door.

    To Register: Email the following information to lhan@rrc.mb.ca:
    * Name of attendees
    * For reporting purposes, please indicate if attendees are IEEE members and/or Students.

    Registration Deadline: Wednesday, Sept. 31st, 2009

    Download a poster here!

  • Early 2010

    Tour the Motorcoach Industries hybrid bus manufacturing facility in Pembina, North Dakota.

    Guided tour presented by Rich Gatheridge, MCI. Mr. Gatheridge will lead the group through the Motor Coach plant

    This tour is an all inclusive event, including breakfast and lunch.

    We Will depart St. Vital Mall by bus at 7:00am, and have breakfast on the bus. We will return by 4:30pm.

    Cost: Students: $50, IEEE Members: $75, Non Members: $90

    We only have 40 spaces, register early!

    Register by emailing wise@umanitoba.ca with the subject line "Pembina Bus Tour" or call 204 474-8148.

    You must have clearance to travel to the United States and bring proper Identification or you will not be allowed on the bus. Please verify you have all the documentation you need by visiting The Canda Border Services Agency web site.

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