AGM & Banquet for the IEEE Montreal Section


IEEE Montreal Section 2022 Banquet & Annual General Meeting

This annual event is an opportunity to network with colleagues, celebrate member achievements with our awards ceremony.

DATE: Friday, November 25, 2022 from 1800 to 2200

WHERE: 39 Rue Saint-Paul E, Montréal, QC H2Y 1G2


  • Please note that some pictures will be taken during the event. By registering to this event, you consent to the use of your portrait, picture or photograph taken during the event by IEEE Montreal in promotional material, including printed and electronic material as well as the IEEE Montreal section website.

REGISTRATION: Please register early (click the button on this page). There is a maximum capacity of 120 people, menu selection (beef, fish) is required at the time of registration. The venue needs the menus to be provided 14 days in advance. Please note that the price listed for each category is per person. Guests have to pay for their ticket at the specified rate. Please use your membership number for your guest in order to register at the specified rate.


Dinner: A three course dinner will be served with one complimentary drink ticket.

Appetizer Options:

-Soup of the day 

-Goat cheese and dried cranberries on a bed of baby greens salad

Main Course Menu Options:

- Filet mignon center-cut 6oz wrapped in bacon with Portobello mushroom sauce,
roasted garlic mashed potatoes and grilled vegetables

- Grilled salmon filet, wild rice and sauteed spinach

*If you prefer vegetarian, please mention it in the comments


 Layered dark and white chocolate mousse cake + Coffee or tea

  Date and Time




  • Date: 25 Nov 2022
  • Time: 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) Canada/Eastern
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  • 39 Rue Saint-Paul E
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • Canada H2Y 1G2
  • Building: Vieux-Port Steakhouse
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  • Starts 13 October 2022 09:36 PM
  • Ends 22 November 2022 09:36 PM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) Canada/Eastern
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  • Menu: Meat: Filet mignon center-cut 6oz, Fish: Grilled salmon filet


Ashok Vijh, Ph.D., D.Sc., O.C., O.Q., Ch.O.M., F.R.S.C. ,HFCAE Ashok Vijh, Ph.D., D.Sc., O.C., O.Q., Ch.O.M., F.R.S.C. ,HFCAE




Dr. Ashok Vijh has held the title of Maitre-de-Recherche at Hydro Québec since 1973. He is winner of the Killam Prize in Engineering, a Life Fellow of the IEEE, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and former president of the RSC Academy of Science. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada, and of the Order of Québec. Dr. Vijh is also a Knight of the Order of Montreal. Dr. Vijh has advanced electrochemical technologies such as fuel cells, advanced batteries, hydrogen electrolyzers and photoelectochemical solar devices as well as for treatment of cancerous tumours. He has received over 60 distinctions, published over 400 refereed papers and eight books. In 2022 he was made an Honorary Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering. He has also received Honorary Doctorates from four universities.

Dr. Tom Murad - Ph.D. , P.Eng. , F.E.C., SM.IEEE Dr. Tom Murad - Ph.D. , P.Eng. , F.E.C., SM.IEEE


Engineers - Leaders in the Workplace!


Dr. Murad holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical & Electronics), and a Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Power Electronics and Industrial Controls from Loughborough University of Technology in the UK, with a Leadership Program Certificate from Schulich Business School, York University in Ontario, Canada. He is a Country Lead of Engineering & Technical Excellence at Siemens Mobility - Canada. Prior to joining Siemens, Tom was the Senior VP and COO of AZZ- Blenkhorn & Sawle for many Years. He is a member of Engineering Order of Honour - Professional Engineers Ontario “PEO" and is the IEEE Canada - President Elect for 2022-2023.


  • 18h00-18h30 AGM
  • 18h00-19h00 Cocktail reception
  • 19h00-19h50 Dinner
  • 19h50-20h00 Welcome and opening:
  • 20h00-20h20 Invited talk: Dr. Ashok Vijh
  • 20h20-20h35 Award ceremony Part 1
  • 20h35-20h50 Invited talk: Dr. Tom Murad
  • 20h50-21h00 Award ceremony Part 2
  • 21h00-21h15 Gold medal ceremony
  • 21h15-21h30 Raffle Draw
  • 21h30-21h45 Closing remarks