An overview on IEEE Canada Humanitarian Technology Initiatives

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This talk will introduce the humanitarian track in IEEE and will showcase exemplary IEEE Humanitarian initiatives led by students and young professionals. The aim of this workshop is to encourage IEEE Volunteers to get involved in their local communities and plan events and projects to address those needs.

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  • Date: 31 Mar 2021
  • Time: 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) Canada/Eastern
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Meeting ID: 920 2143 5130

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  • Starts 03 March 2021 03:00 PM
  • Ends 30 March 2021 11:59 PM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) Canada/Eastern
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Dr. Anis Ben Arfi Dr. Anis Ben Arfi of IEEE Canada


Anis Ben Arfi received his PhD from the University of Calgary in 2019 and currently works at Analog Devices in Ottawa where he focuses on 5G Wireless Systems and digital processing algorithms. Anis has been involved in IEEE humanitarian technology since 2014. He found his passion volunteering with the IEEE Southern Alberta Section, and served as the 2015 IEEE Southern Alberta SIGHT chair. From 2018, Ben Arfi has been leading the IEEE Canada Humanitarian Initiatives and has been instrumental in organizing events, encouraging projects as well as giving lectures. He also volunteers with IEEE Ottawa Section, IEEE MTT-S, and IEEE Rising Stars Conference. Anis has participated in several national and international events and conferences and has won prestigious awards.