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Technology Entrepreneurship Support Programs

Technology Entrepreneurship Support Programs

Members of the ICICS community are eligible for a wide range of technology entrepreneurship programs that UBC offers on behalf of its staff, students, faculty, and recent alumni.  Since the University is committed to supporting the entrepreneurial ambitions of its community, these programs are offered at no charge.  The only cost to participants is time and commitment. […]

ICICS co-hosts Future Communications Systems and Multimedia Workshop

On Friday April 1, 2016, ICICS co-hosted, along with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and the Vancouver section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a full-day workshop on “Smart Connectivity”. The workshop launched with a keynote address on “5G Network Architecture and Technology Innovations” by Shilpa Talwar, Director of […]

ICICS Presence at NextBC

ICICS research projects were featured at NextBC 2, along with the most innovative, game-changing technologies produced by BC companies. For more information, please see the NextBC 2 website

Summer School on Signal Processing and Machine Learning for Big Data

ICICS co-sponsored the IEEE Summer School on Signal Processing and Machine Learning for Big Data, held at UBC from July 29 to August 1, 2014. For more information, please see the school website.

ICICS co-hosts Future Communications Systems and Multimedia Workshop

On Friday, March 13, 2015, ICICS co-hosted a full-day workshop entitled Information and Communications Technologies for the 2020s: 5G and Beyond. For details, please see workshop website.

High-Impact Research: Blending Science, Engineering, and Design

ICICS and GRAND will be co-hosting a talk by Ben Shneiderman, University of Maryland, on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 3:30 pm in Rm ESB 1013. Abstract: High-Impact Research strategies could help large and small projects to deepen human understanding of the natural and made worlds, so as to promote sustainable use of natural resources […]

IEEE SPS / UBC ICICS Summer School on Signal Processing and Machine Learning for Big Data

ICICS co-sponsored the IEEE Summer School on Signal Processing and Machine Learning for Big Data, held at UBC from July 29 to August 1, 2014. For more information, please see the school website.

Rethinking Sustainability Symposium

ICICS and the Peter Wall Institute co-hosted a free symposium in downtown Vancouver from April 24–25, 2014, with a focus on sustainability technologies that improve our quality of life while protecting the environment. Please see the symposium website for more information.

2014 ICICS Graduate Scholarships Awarded

The ICICS Graduate Scholarships recognize very promising incoming doctoral students who will  be supervised by an ICICS member, and whose proposed research aligns with ICICS’ mandate to promote multidisciplinary research among its members and students, and with industry. The ICICS Graduate Affairs Committee has selected the following students to receive a $5,000 scholarship for two […]

“Connecting Everything under the Cloud”: ICICS co-hosts Future Communications Systems and Multimedia Workshop

On Friday, March 14, 2014, ICICS co-hosted a full-day workshop entitled Connecting Everything under the Cloud, featuring sessions on Mobile Cloud Computing; Smart Grids; and Wireless Communications. For details, please see workshop website.