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2018/19 VIES – Speaker Series Overview





2018/19 VIES – Speaker Series Overview     


Event Date



September 14th

Introduction to Blockchain

Robin Bell

Chief Technology Officer 

Longview Systems


October 5th

Engineering in Astronomy

Luc Simard, PhD

Astronomer and Director, Astronomy Technology Program

Herzberg Institute

November 2nd 

Cyber Security

Allan McNeely, 

Senior Enterprise Account Manager, Vancouver Island

Longview Systems

December 7th

Effect of Underwater Noise in Marine Environment

Kathy Heise

Research Associate & Underwater Noise Specialist

Marine Mammal Research Program


January 4th

BC Innovation Ecosystem

Alan Winter, PhD

BC Innovation Commissioner

February 1st 

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Youssef Nakkabi

Chief Scientist, Plurilock Security Solutions


March 1st

Seismic Protection for South Island Infrastructure

Garry Rogers, PhD

Emeritus Researcher, Geological Survey of Canada

April 5th

BC's Hydro Dams - A Giant Battery

Guy J. Van Uytven, P.Eng., M.Eng, MBA, FCSSE

Power Systems Consultant

Sooke, BC

May 3rd

Update on Waste Water Treatment Plant


Event Properties

Event Date To be confirmed
Event End Date 12-31-2099
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $25.00