IEEE Day on 6th Oct, 2010 @ Algonquin College-Staff Lounge

As part of the IEEE day, Ottawa Section will be holding a local event at Algonquin College Staff Lounge (D building) on October 6, 2010 (5pm-7pm). All IEEE members and well-wishers are invited to this wine and cheese event. This is also a great networking opportunity for the ones who are interested. There will also be a seminar on  “Based Management of Optical Networks for Next Generation  Disaster Recovery Networking Solutions with WDM Systems” and “Cloud Computing and Security” by Andrew MacKay (for more information please visit: ).

Battle Royale IV Ottawa’s Biggest LAN Party Announced (2010)

Those who are not familiar with Battle Royale, is the biggest LAN party from Ottawa is to be held on November 6th, 2010 at Carleton University. There are special discounts available for early birds and IEEE members. Available games tournaments will be on CS: Source, Starcraft 2, Left 4 Dead 2, League of Legends, Rock Band 2, Smash Brothers Brawl, Super Street Fighter IV (yeyy!!!), Team Fortress 2. Besides these games organizers are expecting local game making companies to participate and demonstrate their latest creations.
For more information please visit . The website also has a gamers’ community! Feel free to join in!
This event is a jointly brought to you by student branches from IEEE Carleton University, IEEE University of Ottawa, IEEE Algonquin College, Carleton Computer Science Society, CSSA-AEI, Carleton Student Engineering Society.

Programming Contest IEEE Extreme 2009 is announced

I found there are some informal information could be there in IEEE Extreme website. So here, I am trying to sum up as much information as I can. This will cover information for both organizers, and participants.

IEEE Extreme is a 24-hour programming contest for IEEE student members (assumably college/university students). It is an international contest, thus prestigious for the winners. For 2009, the contest is planned to be held on 24th October at 00:01 GMT. To participate, you need to contact your local university/college IEEE Student Branch. They are supposed to organize this contest preferably using university labs and other facilities.