Presidents’ Make-a-Difference Award
Established in 2017, this distinct IEEE Canada (IEEE Region 7) award is presented to extraordinary IEEE Canada volunteers who have made significant and sustained contributions to make IEEE Canada a better place to grow and contribute to the profession and to the public.
This is a recognition for IEEE Canada volunteers who have made significant contributions to IEEE Canada in specific areas, including (but not limited to):
- Student Activities
- Young Professionals
- Women in Engineering
- Industry Relations
- Membership Services
- External Relations
- Publications and Communication
- Education (e.g., Teacher in-Service Program, TISP)
- Outreach (e.g., pre-university and pre-college students)
- IEEE Canada Conferences (e.g., organization of successful CCECE, EPEC, IHTC)
Nominations may be submitted by current and past IEEE Canada Board of Directors and IEEE Canada Committee members only. There are two opportunities per annum to submit nominations: deadlines are February 15th and August 15th. (In 2018, the second deadline has been extended to September 20, 2018.)
The awards will be presented during a ceremony at IEEE Canada Board of Directors meetings.