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29th Biennial Symposium on Communications – BSC 2018 (Toronto)

Friday, May 18th, 2018

BSC 2018 will take place in Toronto, Ontario from June 6 to 7, 2018. Find out more information at http://infotheory.ca/bsc2018/

Important Dates:
Submission deadline: Apr. 5, 2018
Acceptance notification: April 29, 2018
Final papers due: May 13, 2018
Conference dates: June 6 – 7, 2018

Main Sponsor:

Canadian Society for Information Theory

Technical Co-Sponsors:

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Incorporated (IEEE)
Toronto Section SP Chapter
Toronto Section WIE Affinity Group
Toronto Section COM/BT Jt Chapter
Toronto Section IM/RA Joint Chapter

IEEE Ryerson Python Workshop 7

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

IEEE Ryerson Student Branch, IEEE Ryerson Computer Chapter, IEEE WIE, IEEE Computational Intelligence Chapter, and Robotics/ Automation Chapter are please to announce the start of their 7 and final workshop of their series of python workshops. At theend of this workshop the participantwill be awarded thecertificates forcompletion their attendance of the workshop.

Day & Time: Monday, April 2, 2018

Location: Ryerson University (Victoria Building, Room VIC 301)

Contact: ieee.ryersonu@gmail.com

Organizer: IEEE Ryerson Student Branch, IEEE Ryerson Computer Chapter, IEEE Computational Intelligence Chapter, WIE IEEE Toronto, Instrumentation-Measurement/Robotics-Automation

IEEE Ryerson Python Workshop 6

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

IEEE Ryerson Student Branch, IEEE Ryerson Computer Chapter, IEEE WIE, IEEE Computational Intelligence Chapter, and Robotics/ Automation Chapter are pleased to announce the start of their series of python workshops. A series of 7 workshops will give the participants the ability to use the basics of python as well as Machine learning to help them in their study or workplace. At the end of these workshops there will be a certificate given to participants who attended these workshops.

Day & Time: Monday, March 26, 2018

Location: Ryerson University (Victoria Building, Room VIC 301)

Contact: ieee.ryersonu@gmail.com

Organizer: IEEE Ryerson Student Branch, IEEE Ryerson Computer Chapter, IEEE Computational Intelligence Chapter, WIE IEEE Toronto, Instrumentation-Measurement/Robotics-Automation

Women in Robotics: Early Careers in Robotics, Hardware and AI

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Wednesday, April 4th at 6:00 p.m., come and hear from a group of young engineers as they share their experiences finding jobs, where they see opportunities, and what they wish they knew when they first started out – “Women in Robotics: Early Careers in Robotics, Hardware and AI”.

Day & Time: Wednesday, April 4, 2018
6:00 p.m. ‐ 9:00 p.m.

Speakers:
Fiona Chui, UAS Intelligence Developer, SkyX Systems Corp
Geneviève Foley, Senior Research Engineer, Medical Robotics, Kinova
Kirusha Srimohanarajah, Technology Transfer Developer, Synaptive Medical

Location: OnRamp, Suite 150
100 College Street, Toronto ON M5G 1L5

RVSP: https://www.meetup.com/GYBORobotics/events/249241506

Organizer: IEEE Toronto Women in Engineering, Instrumentation & Measurement – Robotics & Automation Chapter

Abstract: In celebration of National Engineering Month, March 2018 and International Women’s Day, March 8, 2018, come and hear from a group of young engineers as they share their experiences finding jobs, where they see opportunities, and what they wish they knew when they first started out. The speakers will also share some of their work.

This event is produced by the GYBO Robotics Network in partnership with the Society of Women Engineers Toronto and the IEEE Women in Engineering Toronto Chapter.

IEEE Ryerson Python Workshop 5

Monday, March 19th, 2018

IEEE Ryerson Student Branch, IEEE Ryerson Computer Chapter, IEEE WIE, IEEE Computational Intelligence Chapter, and Robotics/ Automation Chapter are pleased to announce the start of their series of python workshops. A series of 6 workshops will give the participants the ability to use the basics of python as well as Machine learning to help them in their study or workplace. At the end of these workshops there will be a certificate given to participants who attended these workshops.

Day & Time: Monday, March 19, 2018

Location: Ryerson University (Victoria Building, Room VIC 301)

Contact: ieee.ryersonu@gmail.com

Organizer: IEEE Ryerson Student Branch, IEEE Ryerson Computer Chapter, IEEE Computational Intelligence Chapter, WIE IEEE Toronto, Instrumentation-Measurement/Robotics-Automation

IEEE Ryerson – IOT Smart City Hackathon

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

IEEE Ryerson presents IOT for Smart Cities Hackathon. It is a 24 hour hackathon happening on March 24th. Attendees can join as a team of 3 or we can place you in a team. It’s an open Hackathon, so anyone from any department and any institution can attend; doesn’t matter about your skill level and experience. Teams will present their final projects in front of a panel of judges for a chance to win prize money and an exciting opportunity to network with variety of industry personnel. Materials will be provided on the day of the hackathon.

1st Place: $750
2nd Place: $500
3rd Place: $250

Day & Time: 9:00 a.m. Saturday, March 24, 2018 – 1:00 p.m. Sunday, March 25, 2018

Location: George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre
245 Church St., Toronto, Ontario

Contact: Dr. Maryam Davoudpour

Organizer: IEEE Ryerson, IEEE Toronto WIE, IEEE Toronto Instrumentation & Measurement – Robotics & Automation

Hardware, such as Micrcontrollers, a variety of sensors, and other peripherals etc. will be provided and you are free to use to the web as a resource!

Prizes will be awarded for the first 3 teams, and professional from IBM, City of Brampton will be present!
Apply at: https://www.iotsmartcityhack.tech by Sunday, March 18th!

Acceptance applicant will be required to pay $10 fee.

IEEE Ryerson Python Workshop 4

Monday, March 12th, 2018

IEEE Ryerson Student Branch, IEEE Ryerson Computer Chapter, WIE IEEE Toronto, IEEE Computational Intelligence Chapter, and Robotics/ Automation Chapter are Please to announce the fourth workshop of their series of python workshops. A series of 6 workshops will give the participants the ability to use the basics of python to help them in their study or workplace. At the end of these workshops there will be a certificate given to participants who attended these workshops.

Day & Time: Monday, March 12, 2018
6:00 p.m. ‐ 8:00 p.m.

Location: Ryerson University (Victoria Building, Room VIC 301)

Contact: ieee.ryersonu@gmail.com

Organizer: IEEE Ryerson Student Branch, IEEE Ryerson Computer Chapter, IEEE Computational Intelligence Chapter, WIE IEEE Toronto, Instrumentation-Measurement/Robotics-Automation

Data Security and Privacy in Healthcare

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Monday, April 9th at 12:30 p.m., Dave Rajnauth, will be presenting “Data Security and Privacy in Healthcare”.

Day & Time: Monday, April 9, 2018
12:30 p.m.

Speaker: Dave Rajnauth
GRA Consultants

Location: Room A3-13
Centennial College, Progress Campus
941 Progress Ave., Toronto, Ontario, M1G 3T8

Contact: Dr. Maryam Davoudpour

Organizer: IEEE Toronto WIE, Instrumentation/ Measurement – Robotics Automation Chapters

Abstract: Complex challenges of data security and privacy in healthcare requires innovative and cost effective solutions for healthcare organizations. A good understanding of these challenges and the complex task of protecting data privacy is essential in preventing data breaches. This presentation is an overview of the cybersecurity challenges face by health care organizations.

Cybersecurity Challenges in Today’s Big Data Obsessed Environment

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Thursday, March 22nd at 12:30 p.m., Sean Duchstein, Cyber Security Professional, will be presenting “Cybersecurity Challenges in Today’s Big Data Obsessed Environment”.

Day & Time: Thursday, March 22, 2018
12:30 p.m.

Speaker: Sean Duchstein, Cyber Security Professional
Paladion

Location: Room A3-13
Centennial College, Progress Campus
941 Progress Ave., Toronto, Ontario, M1G 3T8

Contact: Dr. Maryam Davoudpour

Organizer: IEEE Toronto WIE, Instrumentation/ Measurement – Robotics Automation Chapters

Abstract: Ability to timely detect security breaches and respond adequately is essential for business continuity. Paladion cyber defense strategies and mechanisms help companies staying ahead of cyber attacks.

Privacy in Health Overview and Privacy by Design Concept

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Tuesday, March 20th at 12:30 p.m., Patrick Lu, CEO at Privacy Horizon, will be presenting “Privacy in Health Overview and Privacy by Design Concept”.

Day & Time: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
12:30 p.m.

Speaker: Patrick Lu, CEO
Privacy Horizon

Location: Room A3-13
Centennial College, Progress Campus
941 Progress Ave., Toronto, Ontario, M1G 3T8

Contact: Dr. Maryam Davoudpour

Organizer: IEEE Toronto WIE, Instrumentation/ Measurement – Robotics Automation Chapters

Abstract: A privacy management program ensures that an organization has the necessary infrastructure in place to protect personal information from loss or theft, or from unauthorized access, modification, copying, collection, use, disclosure or retention. This presentation will discuss the essential elements of a privacy management program.