Vancouver, CANADA
21 SEPTEMBER 2018
IEEE WIE TECHᵂ 2018

IEEE, one of the world-leaders in curating cutting-edge content for the top technical fields, is proud to present its inaugural edition of the IEEE WIE Tech Powered by Women (TechW) Workshop in Vancouver, BC. With this new series of tailor-made workshops, IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) aims to train professionals in upcoming technology trends and promote leadership roles within the area of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.). Artificial Intelligence is quickly becoming an important driver of business strategy. It’s being utilized across all industries and business functions, creating unprecedented efficiencies in productivity. IEEE WIE TechW will bring together a broad community of men and women and will provide an excellent opportunity to discuss how to grow the impact of AI in industry.  We’ll share success stories and best practices and look at the practical implications of AI for organizations, the actual solutions that are transforming business productivity.

This one-day workshop will bring together hundreds of professionals in research and industry, as well as Canada’s most accomplished educational institutions, to explore the emerging future of AI technology. It will showcase North America’s ingenuity, innovation and leadership in intelligent systems, advanced information and communications technology.

Engage with the industry’s leaders in AI innovation, research and development. Be a part of IEEE Women In Engineering’s first event dedicated to AI applications, securing your place at the forefront of technological innovation. Join like-minded professionals, question the thought leaders and network with incredible peers.

Exploring the Emerging Future of Artificial Intelligence

IEEE Women in Engineering, in partnership with the IEEE Vancouver Section, hosted the inaugural IEEE WIE Tech Powered by Women (TechW) Workshop, 21 September, at Simon Fraser University (SFU) Harbour Centre campus in Vancouver, BC, Canada.  The theme of the workshop was artificial intelligence (AI), which is quickly becoming an important driver of business strategy and is utilized across many industries and business functions, affecting our daily lives, and creating unprecedented efficiencies in productivity.

The workshop was a tremendous success and brought together over 90 attendees from professionals in research, industry, as well as Canada’s most accomplished educational institutions.  The program featured topics to explore the emerging future of AI technology, share success stories and best practices, and discuss opportunities for women in leadership. Special thanks to our sponsors and speakers from Amazon, Microsoft, SAP, Simon Fraser University(SFU), University of British Columbia(UBC), Boeing, IEEE Reliability Society, and many others.  Also, a huge thank you to our gold sponsor, Amazon Vancouver.