2019 Program

The most up-to-date program is listed below. Please check back for more updates daily.

**Program subject to change


An Evening of Innovation hosted by Qualcomm

5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM
Qualcomm Building N, San Diego, CA

Join us to hear inspiring talks by some of the 2019 IEEE Medals and Recognition recipients, including a light reception. Registration is limited and required, however it is complimentary with your 2019 IEEE VIC Summit registration. Please register for this event by 1 April 2019. Bus Transportation is available (during the registration process) and is estimated …


Registration Opens

7:30 am
Marriott Grand Ballroom West Registration


7:30 am  -  9:00 am
Marriott Grand Ballroom (MGB) Terrace

Welcome Remarks

9:00 am
All sessions will take place in Marriott Grand Ballroom (MGB) 8 & 9

by José M.F. Moura, IEEE President, and Master of Ceremonies, Mike North.


9:30 am
MGB 8 & 9

Announcement coming soon!


10:15 am
Marriott Grand Ballroom Terrace

Panel: IOT – Smart Networks and Social Innovations

10:30 am
MGB 8 & 9

with Moderator, Sandra Baer, President, Personal Cities, Avideh Zakhor, Berkeley, Carlo Ratti, Director, MIT Senseable City Laboratory and Prof. at MIT.

The Future Security Risks posed by the Internet of Things

11:30 am
MGB 8 & 9

Lunch & Networking

12:00 pm
MGB Terrace

MC Welcome Back

1:30 pm
MGB 8 & 9

AI Panel

1:45 pm
MGB 8 & 9

with Moderator, Dominik Boesl, IEEE TechEthics Ad Hoc Committee and KUKA Robotics, with panelists John C. Havens, IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems; Ayanna Howard, Georgia Tech


2:55 pm
MGB Terrace

Speaker Session

3:15 pm
MGB 8 & 9

Announcement coming soon!

Closing Remarks

4:00 pm
MGB 8 & 9

VIC Summit Networking & Red-Carpet Reception

4:15 pm
MGB Terrace

**Special guest appearance by KUKA i-do robot**

Doors Open for Honors Ceremony Seating

5:40 pm
Marriott Grand Ballroom 1-6

Honors Ceremony Gala & Dinner

6:00 pm
Marriott Grand Ballroom 1-6

Hosted by José M.F. Moura, IEEE President, and Toshio Fukuda, IEEE President-Elect


9:00 pm
North Tower Pool

sponsored by IEEE Young Professionals, to immediately follow the Honors Ceremony