Program of Young Professionals & Students Activities (PDF version)

Young Professionals & Students (YPS)

Ballroom A, Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront, Vancouver

Activity Day

Chairs: Yang Shi, Kunwu Zhang, Hani Vahedi, Christian Rojas, Marek Turzynski, Aleksander Malinowski, Adam Milczarek, Sertac Bayhan, Andres Nogueiras Melendez, Marek Jasinski

Wednesday, 12.06.2019


13:30 - 14:15
Message to Young Professionals & Students from the IES
President Prof. Xinghuo Yu, VP for Membership Yousef Ibrahim, Women In Engineering Lucia Lo Bello, IES Chapters Kim Fung Tsang, Student & Young Professionals Activity Committee Chair Marek Jasinski

14:15 - 15:45
Invited speakers under the Young Professionals & Students Tutorial and Industry Link

Complexity and modularity in high-power SiC converter architectures,
by Prof. Robert W Erickson, University of Colorado Boulder.

PUC5 Converter – A Smart Promising Multilevel Converter Topology for Power Industry,
by Dr. Hani Vahedi, Ossiaco Inc, Montreal, Canada.

The future with AI – Sci-Fi or reality,
by Prof. Milos Manic, Virginia Commonwealth University.

16:00 - 17:00
IES-SYPA recipients 3 Minute Speeches Session of Young Professionals & Students
IES-SYPA Travel costs reimbursement procedure in Concur,
by Prof. Milos Manic, IES Treasurer, Virginia Commonwealth University

Thursday, 13.06.2019

13:30 - 15:30
Young Professionals and Students Forum I

16:00 - 17:00
Young Professionals and Students Forum II

YPS Publication opportunity in IEEE IES Media,
by Prof. Mariusz Malinowski, IES Vice President for Publication, Warsaw University of Technology.

YPS Closing remarks,
by prof. Marek Jasinski, Student & Young Professionals Activity Committee Chair, Warsaw University of Technology.

19.00 - 21.00 At the Conference Gala Dinner
Party and meet-up for Young Professionals & Students Young Professionals & Student Diploma Ceremony

The diplomas will be distributed by IES President, IES Treasurer, Conference General Chair, IES VP for Membership, and IES Student & Young Professionals Activate Committee Chair. Should you have any questions, please contact Marek Jasinski at

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