WiSEE Welcome Reception & Young Professionals Meetup


Join the IEEE Young Professionals during the IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments (WiSEE) 2017 for a night of casual networking at Concordia University. Wine, cheese and light appetizers will be served. This special event is co-organized with the Montreal IEEE Young Professionals Affinity GroupWiSEE 2017, IEEE Young Professionals Region 7 (Canada), IEEE Montreal Section and Graduate Student Association (GSA) of Concordia University.

All students and IEEE members are invited to this FREE event to come and meet IEEE members and conference attendees from around the world who have traveled to Montreal. Keynote speakers and notable attendees will briefly talk about their professional life experiences. Affiliations include NASA, Bombardier Aerospace, Air Force Research Laboratory, German Aerospace Center, Oak Ridge National Lab, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Raytheon, GE Global Research and several renowned academic institutions. 

* IEEE student members, interested to attend all sessions of the WiSEE conference, can register at a discounted rate. For more information about WiSEE 2017, please access http://sites.ieee.org/wisee

  Date and Time




  • Address: 1515 Saint-Catherine St West
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • Canada H3G 2W1
  • Building: EV Building
  • Room Number: EV 2.260

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  • Montreal IEEE Young Professionals Affinity Group

    IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments (WiSEE) 2017

    IEEE Young Professionals Region 7 (Canada)

    IEEE Montreal Section

    Graduate Student Association (GSA) of Concordia University

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Invited Speakers

Invited Speakers


Chris Singer
Former NASA Deputy Chief Engineer & Marshall Spaceflight Center Engineering Director

Dr. Nelli Mosavi
Senior Professional Staff, Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory

Dr. Sterling Rooke
Founder Brixon, Inc., & Director-Elect ISA Communications Division (2018-2019)

Dr. Obadiah Kegege
NEN Development Manager, Exploration & Space Communications Projects Division, NASA /GSFC

Dr. Reza Zekavat
Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Michigan Tech

Dr. Darel Preble
Executive Director, Space Solar Power Institute

Dr. Jim Lyke
Research Program Manager, Space System Branch, Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate, AFRL Fellow

Mr. George F. Studor
Retired NASA, Consultant for NASA Engineering & Safety Center's Avionics, NDE & Robotic Spaceflight Technical Discipline Teams