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IEEE, the world's largest technical professional association, honors the top minds in technology at its annual IEEE Honors Ceremony. The Honors Ceremony is designed to recognize technical professionals in a wide variety of disciplines for exceptional achievements and outstanding contributions that have made a lasting impact on technology, society, and the engineering profession.

 

2018 IEEE VIC Summit and Honors Ceremony

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On Friday, 11 May, the 2018 IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit (VIC Summit) & Honors Ceremony will be held at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco, CA, USA.

Building on the success of the inaugural 2017 VIC Summit, the 2018 Summit will bring together technical, entrepreneurial, and industrial experts with a forward-looking vision of the important and sometimes controversial role engineering is playing in society and the impact it will have on our future. This day-long event will lead into the evening's Honors Ceremony—where we will celebrate those whose pioneering work led to the technical achievements we all live with and use today.

 
 

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2017 IEEE VIC Summit and Honors Ceremony

2017 IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit and Honors Ceremony logo

IEEE Awards brought a new showcase event to San Francisco—The IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit—on Thursday, 25 May 2017 at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco, CA, USA.

The 2017 IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit (VIC Summit) was a day-long event with dynamic talks on the vision for the future, opportunities for innovation, and the challenges to overcome. This set the stage for an exciting Summit and highlight the important roles of engineering, science, and technology in improving the quality of life. The day culminated with the celebration of "Giants" in science and technology who have paved the way for the technology of today.

 
 

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Past IEEE Honors Ceremony events (2016 - 2004)

View information on previous IEEE Honors Ceremony events below.

 
 

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