YP/Women in CAS evening

You are cordially invited to attend a reception and networking event organized by the Young Professionals/Women in CAS committee and IEEE Young Professionals.

Young Professionals/Women in CAS and IEEE Young Professionals Joint Reception and Meet-up
Monday, May 23rd
6:00pm – 8:30pm
The Bier Markt
1221 Boulevard René-Lévesque

biermarktThe ISCAS Young Professionals/Women in CAS Reception is organized jointly by IEEE Young Professionals and the Young Professionals/Women in CAS committee. The YP/WiCAS Committees is aimed at the support of young professionals and women within the Circuits and System Society. IEEE Young Professionals is committed to helping young professionals evaluate their career goals, polish their professional image, and create the building blocks of a lifelong and diverse professional network. The YP/WiCAS Committee is pleased to invite you to the keynote address with a cocktail reception at the Bier Markt. All ISCAS delegates are invited and the reception is included in the registration fee. Please confirm your attendance.

Sincerely,
On behalf of IEEE Young Professionals and
Young Professionals/Women in CAS committee
Yoko Uwate, Masoumeh Esfandiari, Benoit Gosselin and Elena Blokhina

Invited speaker:
Prof. Odile Liboiron-Ladouceur, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

 liboironProf. Odile Liboiron-Ladouceur is an Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at McGill University, and Canada Research Chair in Photonic Interconnects. She received the B.Eng. degree in electrical engineering from McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, in 1999, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, in 2003 and 2007, respectively. In 2008, she received a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Prior to her graduate studies, she worked in the industry as an applications engineer at Teradyne in Boston, MA (1999–2000) and as a test engineer at Texas Instruments in Dallas, TX (2000–2002). She is a IEEE Senior member and a member of the OSA and SPIE. She is a member of the IEEE Photonics Society Board of Governors (2016–2018). Since 2009, she is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Photonics Society and the IEEE Photonics Society Montreal Chapter Chair. She has been on several technical program committees at international conferences. Her research interests include optical interconnection networks, data communication systems, photonic integrated circuits, and photonic interconnects. She is the author or coauthor of 40 peer-reviewed journal papers and 85 papers in conference proceedings.