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The Fourth IEEE Research Boost | “Give your research an industrial edge”

April 18 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Co-sponsored by: IEEE Montreal Section and IEEE Montreal Industry Relations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event Description

IEEE Montreal Section, IEEE Montreal Industry Relations, and Montreal Chapters of IEEE ComSoc and IEEE CAS invite you to participate in the 4th IEEE Research Boost event to be held at École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS), Montreal on April 18, 2018. The purpose of this event is to bring the latest research knowledge from universities, companies, start-ups and organizations of Montreal to the community. It is an evening event during which invited experts and leaders will present some of the state-of-the-art innovations in their field of expertise. A special career session will be included in the program to allow participating start-ups and corporations to explore potential hire or collaboration with the academic attendees. The subjects of this event are Artificial Intelligence, 5G, Smart Grids, Smart Cities, Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing, Signal, Image and Video Processing, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Circuits and Systems, and Biomedical Engineering.

Event Subjects

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision
  • 5G
  • Smart Grids
  • Smart Cities
  • Cybersecurity
  • Cloud Computing
  • Signal, Image and Video Processing
  • Circuits and Systems
  • Biomedical Engineering

Registration

Registration is free but the number of places is limited. To reserve your seat, please follow the instructions here: Event Page at Eventbrite

Career Session

Companies/Organizations can reserve spots at the Career Session for free, just to reserve a spot please fill out and submit the request form here.  

List of Participated Companies

Organization Committee

  • Prof. Amy Pinchuk, Chair of IEEE Montreal Section – Co-sponsor and Co-organizer
  • Prof. Jean-François Boland, Directeur Département de génie électrique, ETS
  • Prof. Anader Benyamin-Seeyar, Chair of Montreal Chapter of IEEE Communications Society – Co-sponsor
  • Prof. M. Omair Ahmad, Chair of Montreal Chapter of IEEE Circuits and Systems Society – Co-sponsor
  • Mr. Raphael Tana, Vice-Chair of IEEE Montreal Industry Relations Committee, Co-Organizer
  • Dr. Mohamed Naiel, Chair of IEEE Montreal Industry Relations Committee, Co-Organizer
  • Dr. Hamidreza Sadreazami, Co-Chair of Event Planner Team, IEEE Montreal IRC, Co-Organizer
  • Dr. Jalal Habibi, Co-Chair of Event Planner Team, IEEE Montreal IRC, Co-Organizer
  • Mr. Mostafa Darvishi, Co-Chair of Publicity Team, IEEE Montreal IRC, Co-Organizer
  • Dr. Mohammad Rizwan Khan, Co-Chair of Publicity Team, IEEE Montreal IRC, Co-Organizer
  • Mr. Steve Alphonse Siani,  Co-Chair of Webmasters Team, IEEE Montreal IRC, Co-Organizer
  • Mr. Mahmoud Kamel,  Co-Chair of Webmasters Team, IEEE Montreal IRC, Co-Organizer
  • Ms. Razieh Hassanshahi, Co-Chair of Event Coordinator Team, IEEE Montreal IRC, Co-Organizer
  • Mr. Omid Saatlou, Co-Chair of Event Coordinator Team, IEEE Montreal IRC, Co-Organizer
  • Dr. Daniel Obi, Member of Event Coordinator Team, IEEE Montreal IRC, Co-Organizer
  • Mr. Farzam Mohammadi, Member of Event Coordinator Team, IEEE Montreal IRC, Co-Organizer
  • Ms. Rubana Priti, Member of Event Coordinator Team, IEEE Montreal IRC, Co-Organizer

Speaker(s): Invited Keynote Speakers,

Agenda:

Event Agenda

17:00 Registration opens

17:00 Session 1: Career session, networking and refreshments

18:00 Session 2: Keynote Invited Speakers

18:00 Welcome Speech

18:10 Prof. Liam Paull, Assistant Professor, Université de Montréal
Talk Title: “Where are the robots? The challenges of deploying robots in the real world”

18:30 Prof. Gregory Dudek, Professor, McGill University
Talk Title: “Building robots that learn to work with, and work for, human supervisors”

18:50 Prof. Alain Tapp, Professor, Université de Montréal
Talk Title: “The huge potential impact of the current AI technology

19:10 Session 3: Career session, networking and refreshments

19:40 Session 4: Keynote Invited Speakers

19:40 Prof. Frederic Nabki, Associate Professor, École de Technologie Supérieure | SPARK Microsystems inc.
Talk Title: “Three personal stories on how start-ups are bringing university research to market, and closing the gap between innovation, research and commercialization”

20:00 Dr. Shoukry I. Shams, Senior R&D Engineer at Scientific Microwave Corporation
Talk Title: “The alignment between the academic research and the industry: Feasibility and impact”

20:20 Closing remarks

Location:
Room: Salle des Pas Perdus/Auditorium A-1600
Bldg: Building A
École de technologie supérieure
1100 Rue Notre-Dame O
Montreal, Quebec, Quebec
H3C 1K3

Details

Date:
April 18
Time:
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Website:
More Information and Registration

Organizer

rtana@fonex.com

Venue

Room: Salle des Pas Perdus/Auditorium A-1600, Bldg: Building A