IEEE Winnipeg Section

IEEE
June 15th, 2018

The monthly meeting of Section, Chapter, and Affinity Group representatives to discuss issues and the operation of the IEEE Winnipeg Section. This meeting is open to any IEEE members that are interested in becoming more involved. The details of the meeting are:

Date: June 19, 2018

Time: 5:30 pm

Location: Room E2-351, Engineering and Information Technology Complex (EITC), University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB

The minutes from the previous meeting and the proposed agenda for this meeting are available below.

2018_05_15_Minutes

2018_06_19_Agenda


June 15th, 2018

The Manitoba Consortium for High Performance Computing invites you to a one-day conference which will discuss Manitoba’s Future in High Performance Computing. 

The Conference will be held on June 21st at the University of Winnipeg. A summary of the event is listed below.

For a current listing of presenters please visit our conference web page

 

We encourage you to attend and to forward this invitation to your colleagues who are interested in this topic. 

The cost to attend is $30 and registration is done online through the link indicated below.  

 

Thanks to support from IEEE, the cost for student participation is being mitigated and student registration is completed by contacting Alfonz Koncan at alkoncan@mts.net.

This will be an excellent event for introducing all elements and opportunities for HPC use in industry and academia for Manitoba.

Our lineup of speakers features talks from WestGrid, Boeing Seattle, Tangent Animation, Sightline Innovation Inc, Ubisoft and many others.  We hope you will be able to attend.

 

To register for Manitoba’s Future in High Performance Computing please follow this link:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/manitobas-future-in-high-performance-computing-tickets-46159464200?aff=efbneb

 

CONFERENCE OVERVIEW:

Manitoba’s Future in High Performance Computing

Theme:                         HPC offers many opportunities for Manitoba’s Industry, Small Businesses and Academe, to collaborate and succeed together.

Date of Event:              June 21st, 2018. (Thursday)

Time:                            8:00 am to 5 pm (with a networking session and cash bar to follow)

Location:                      University of Winnipeg, Eckhardt Gramatté Hall

Type of Activity:           Networking Workshop with Industry, Academic and Government participants

Sponsors:                    University of Winnipeg, University of Manitoba, Red River College, IEEE, ICTAM, IEEE, ADE & Company Inc., EnviroTREC  


Executive Summary 

New advances in parallel multi-core computing technology will endow the average user with the computational power once only available to a handful of researchers worldwide using supercomputers. 

This revolution has brought high performance computing (HPC) to the masses. The goal of this conference is to bring together stakeholders to discuss Manitoba’s needs for the new HPC economy.

The use of HPC in modeling complex physical phenomena such as weather, fluid dynamics, molecular interactions, astronomical calculations and engineering design is well known to researchers and technology leaders in those fields.

In particular, HPC is being used by industry to improve products, reduce production costs and decrease the time it takes to develop new products by virtue of developing a virtual product and reducing the number of physical designs that follow.

The intention for this conference is to introduce more people to the possibilities of using HPC in their enterprise, by providing a cross section of examples and methods on how this technology can be used in their field of application.

A one-day conference and networking event will be held on June21st to present these ideas across a broad spectrum of talks.

Keynote speakers and other presenters at this workshop will focus their commentaries on current capabilities and future interests in training students for related industry development in Manitoba. 

 

Post Script to HPC programmers and users:

WestGrid has generously promoted our conference to their users and followers.

In turn they have asked that we assist them with the promotion of a Computing Summer School which will be held at the University of Manitoba from June 25th to June 28th.

To register for their summer school please follow this link: WestGrid Summer School.


May 10th, 2018

The monthly meeting of Section, Chapter, and Affinity Group representatives to discuss issues and the operation of the IEEE Winnipeg Section. This meeting is open to any IEEE members that are interested in becoming more involved. The details of the meeting are:

Date: May 15, 2018

Time: 5:30 pm

Location: Room E2-351, Engineering and Information Technology Complex (EITC), University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB

The minutes from the previous meeting and the proposed agenda for this meeting are available below.

2018_04_17_Minutes

2018_05_15_Agenda


April 27th, 2018

IEEE Winnipeg Waves Chapter (APS/MTTS/VTS) is pleased to present the following seminar

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Seminar Title: Current Research and Development of Wireless Power Transfer via Radio Waves and the Application

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Speaker: Prof. Naoki Shinohara

Distinguihsed Microwave Lecturer-IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society

Professor, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

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Date: Friday, June 8th, 2018 at 11am

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Location:  EITC E1-270 (Fort Garry Campus; Engineering Building)

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Abstract of the Presentation: Theory, technologies, applications, and current R&D status of the wireless power transfer (WPT) will be presented. The talk will cover both the far-field WPT via radio waves, especially beam-type and ubiquitous-type WPT, and energy harvesting from broadcasting waves. The research of the WPT was started from the far-field WPT via radio waves, in particular the microwaves in 1960s. In recent years this became a hot topic again due to the rapid growth of wireless devices. Theory and technologies of antenna and circuits will be presented in case of beam-type and ubiquitous-type WPT. The industrial applications and current R&D status of the WPT via radio waves will be also presented.

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Biography of the Speaker: Naoki Shinohara received the B.E. degree in electronic engineering, the M.E. and Ph.D (Eng.) degrees in electrical engineering from Kyoto University, Japan, in 1991, 1993 and 1996, respectively. He was a research associate in the Radio Atmospheric Science Center, Kyoto University from 1996. He was a research associate of the Radio Science Center for Space and Atmosphere, Kyoto University by recognizing the Radio Atmospheric Science Center from 2000, and there he was an associate professor since 2001. he was an associate professor in Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University by recognizing the Radio Science Center for Space and Atmosphere since 2004. From 2010, he has been a professor in Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University. He has been engaged in research on Solar Power Station/Satellite and Microwave Power Transmission system. He is IEEE MTT-S Technical Committee 26 (Wireless Power Transfer and Conversion) vice chair, IEEE MTT-S Kansai Chapter TPC member, IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference advisory committee member, URSI Commission D vice chair, international journal of Wireless Power Transfer (Cambridge Press) executive editor, technical committee member and 1st chair of IEICE Wireless Power Transfer, Japan Society of Electromagnetic Wave Energy Applications president, Space Solar Power Systems Society board member, Wireless Power Transfer Consortium for Practical Applications (WiPoT) chair, and Wireless Power Management Consortium (WPMc) chair. 

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April 16th, 2018

The monthly meeting of Section, Chapter, and Affinity Group representatives to discuss issues and the operation of the IEEE Winnipeg Section. This meeting is open to any IEEE members that are interested in becoming more involved. The details of the meeting are:

Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Time: 5:30-6:30 pm

Location: Room E2-351, Engineering and Information Technology Complex (EITC), University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB

The minutes from the previous meeting and the proposed agenda for this meeting are available below.

2018_03_20_Minutes

2018_04_17_Agenda