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Introduction to Microcontrollers

Friday, June 15th, 2018

The workshop is to introduce students to Ardunio microcontroller programming, a way to get the knowledge about microcontrollers. This involves hardware component and software components.

Date & Time: Wednesday June 13th, 2018
2:30 p.m.

Location: Humber North Campus, J Building

For information, please contact: Dr. Maryam Davoudpour

Introduction to Robotics Class 3: Introduction to Encoders and Feedback

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Students will learn the basic robot building blocks through hands on examples. By the end of the lesson students will precisely control a motor through Arduino code. The flow of information and signals will be examined. Students should read online tutorials on:
1. How to control a servo motor via Arduino
2. How a rotary encoder sensor works and how to use them via Arduino.

Date & Time: Monday June 11th, 2018
3:30 p.m.

Location: Humber North Campus, J Building

For information, please contact: Dr. Maryam Davoudpour

Engineering Gateways: Communicating for Success as Women in Engineering

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Tuesday, July 24th at 1:00 p.m., come join IEEE Canada Women in Engineering (WIE) and IEEE Toronto WIE Group for “Engineering Gateways: Communicating for Success as Women in Engineering” Panel at the IEEE Professional Communication 2018 (ProComm’18). Diverse perspectives will be brought to this panel on topics such as communications, self-promotion, professional branding, and strategies for intervention.

Day & Time: Tuesday, July 24, 2018
1:00 p.m. ‐ 2:15 p.m.

Speakers: Namir Anani
President and CEO of Information and Communications Technology Council

Christine Laperriere
Lead Coach and Executive Director of the Women of Influence Advancement Centre

Teresa Sing
VP Business Development, Refine Recruitment

Jennifer van Amerom
Founder and CEO, Refine Recruitment

Deborah-Tihanyi
Associate Professor, Teaching Stream, Director, and Communication Coordinator
University of Toronto

Location: Bahen Centre for Information Technology
University of Toronto
40 St. George Street, Toronto
Canada M5S 2E4

Register: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/173431

Contact: Dr. Maryam Davoudpour

Organizer: IEEE Canada Women in Engineering (WIE) and IEEE Toronto WIE Group

Introduction To Robotics Class 2: Practical Introduction to Robot Subsystems

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Students will learn the basic robot building blocks through hands on examples. By the end of the lesson students will precisely control a motor through Arduino code. The flow of information and signals will be examined. Students should read online tutorials on:
1. How to control a servo motor via Arduino
2. How a rotary encoder sensor works and how to use them via Arduino.

Date & Time: Monday June 4th, 2018
3:30 p.m.

Location: Humber North Campus, J Building

For information, please contact: Dr Maryam Davoudpour

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.