IEEE Vancouver Section AGM

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The annual general meeting of the Vancouver Section.



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  • 6083 McKay Ave
  • Burnaby , British Columbia
  • Canada V5H 2W7
  • Building: Hilton Vancouver Metrotown
  • Room Number: Crystal Ballroom
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  • c: 604-218-0822

  • Starts 14 January 2015 08:00 AM
  • Ends 07 March 2015 06:30 PM
  • All times are Canada/Pacific
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  Speakers

Dr. George Tyc, CTO Urthecast of Urthecast

Topic:

The story behind Urthecast's Ultra HD video platform on the International Space Station

What can be more interesting than space technology to an engineer? 


Dr. George Tyc will tell us about the technology and business behind Vancouver-based Urthecast's space-based ultra-high-definition video system.  This system is now on board the Internation Space Station and will shortly be available to 3rd party developers to create new applications in real-time Earth monitoring.

Biography:

Dr. Tyc is a recognized leader in the space industry, having worked on numerous space missions and technology development programs over the last 25 years. As a Technical Director at MacDonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. (MDA), he has led multiple initiatives, including the development of MDA’s next generation, high-resolution optical Earth Observation satellite system. He was also the Chief Engineer for the end-to-end system developed for the earth imaging company RapidEye AG.

Dr. George Tyc, CTO Urthecast of Urthecast

Topic:

The story behind Urthecast's Ultra HD video platform on the International Space Station

Biography:





Agenda

6:00 – 6:45 - Student poster presentations and networking

6:45 - 7:30 - business and awards

7:30 – 8:30 – dinner

8:30 – 9:15 – Key Note Speaker: Geroge Tyc of Urthecast

9:15 – 9:30 – door prizes

9:30 – wrap up