IEEE Toronto Annual General Meeting 2017


On behalf of the IEEE Toronto Section, you are cordially invited to join us in our annual IEEE Toronto Section AGM/Dinner event. The AGM is an occasion to celebrate the achievements of the Toronto Section, made possible by its dedicated volunteers and members. 
This year, the AGM will also include elections for a new set of Section Officers, to serve in 2018-2019. 
Please RSVP by October 10th, 2017. 
Please notice the following:
*Dress code is Elegant Casual.
*For Section members tickets (inc. one guest) can be purchased directly by contacting for CAD$50,00 (Life Members) and CAD$70,00 (Other Members).
* Seats are limited; RSVP is mandatory.
We look forward to seeing you all on October 21th, 2017!
Best regards,
Tom Murad - Chair, Olivier Trescases - Vice-Chair, Ali Nabavi- Secretary, Marjan Alavi - Treasurer.

  Date and Time




  • Date: 21 Oct 2017
  • Time: 06:00 PM to 10:30 PM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) Canada/Eastern
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  • Co-sponsored by Ali


David Shea


Search for the Avro Arrow

Using Cutting Edge Canadian Underwater Technology to Resurrect Cutting Edge Canadian Aerospace Technology: Kraken Robotic Systems and the Search for the Avro Arrow.


David has extensive experience managing integration of commercial sonar systems with a variety of AUVs. David was the Engineering Manager at Marine Robotics Inc (an AUV spinoff from Marport), and was the lead design engineer for the SQX-500 AUV at Marport Canada. He has designed, built and operated AUVs for International Submarine Engineering (ISE), the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) and the University of Victoria (UVic). David holds a BEng in Electrical Engineering from UVic, with a specialization in Mechatronics.


6:00-7:00pm    Reception, Cash bar, Antipasto Bar, Jazz Band
7:00-7:15pm    Welcome Message by Olivier Trescases Vice Chair of IEEE Toronto Section 
7:15-8:15pm    Dinner 
8:15-8:30pm    Tom Murad Chair of IEEE Toronto Section.  (Tom will introduce guest speaker).
8:30- 9:10pm    Guest Speaker and Q&A
9:10-9:25pm    IEEE Toronto Section Awards (Presented by Tom Murad and all Previous attending IEEE Toronto Section chairs). 
9:25-9:40pm    IEEE Toronto Section Elections 
9:40-9:50 pm   Closing Speech by elected Chair 
9:50-10:30pm  Networking and Jazz Band