20th Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2007)

Our Common Future 22-26 April 2007
Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel
1088 Burrard Street, Vancouver
British Columbia, Canada


Monday, April 23rd, Lunch

Mr. Gedeon will be speaking to the conference during the April 23rd lunch. The topic of his talk will be announced at a later date.


Ibrahim Gedeon, as the Chief Technology Officer, is responsible for technology strategy, network and services architecture and network support systems for TELUS Communications Inc. In his role as CTO he is responsible for the Wireless-Wireline service and network convergence, enterprise applications and network infrastructure strategies and evolution.

Mr. Gedeon began his career in telecommunications engineering and research in 1990 when he joined Bell Northern Research designing signal-processing software in the cryptographic systems division. He moved to Nortel Networks in 1994 as a network design engineer, where he provided technical network design expertise to Nortel Networks' customer base globally. He was named vice president and director of Data Network Engineering at Nortel in 1996, and vice president of Internet Brand Management in 1999, where he was responsible for IP/MPLS/ATM standards, engineering, and market development. He was appointed senior vice president of Wireless Engineering in 2000 and led the global engineering team responsible for operations, sales support, and systems engineering.

Mr. Gedeon has held numerous leadership roles in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and has received several professional awards, including IEEE Canada's Outstanding Canadian Engineer Award. Ibrahim has a bachelor's in electrical engineering from the American University of Beirut and a Masters' in Electronics Engineering from Carleton University.

Tuesday, April 24th, Lunch

The 2007 McNaughton Award Recepient will be speaking to the conference during the April 24th lunch.

Sponsored by IEEE Canada and the IEEE Vancouver & IEEE Victoria sections.
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