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2021 VIC Summit & Honors Ceremony Gala

The 2021 IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit (IEEE VIC Summit) & Honors Ceremony was held virtually on 11–13 May 2021. This year’s event was “the experience of a lifetime,” with over 480+ individuals participating in learn from technical experts, and building connections with some of the most notable engineers, scientists, and icons in the world. 

Each day had a mix of talks on areas such as education, healthcare, diversity and inclusion, and cybersecurity, to name a few, as well as the recognition of some of the world’s greatest technologists, engineers, and leaders that have changed our landscape for the better—the 2021 IEEE Medal and Recognition recipients

View all speaker presentations and Q&As, 2021 award presentations—and exclusive interviews with recipients and speakers on the IEEE.tv channel.

View Highlights from the exciting 3-day event below.

2021 Highlights video

Click below to view Speaker and Recipient bios from 2021


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The Agenda
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The program has world-class presenters deep dive into the most crucial areas of technology today spread out over a cross of several days, along with the recognition of some of the world’s most accomplished scientists, engineers and leaders whose technologies have impacted the way we live today. This exciting program will be one to not miss. Check back for the schedule and line-up.

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There is a unique opportunity to connect with and learn from some of the technology “Giants” in the world. Young professionals and students can learn from experts and meet mentors at the event., including top innovators, disruptors, and IEEE award recipients. Connect with peers to exchange experiences and build partnerships. We will be having sponsor booths and there will be opportunities to connect with many top-tier organizations looking for top-talent.

Get Inspired
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Be empowered and revive your passion in your field of interest, or learn from a synergistic field.

Be a Part of the Conversation
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There’s power being connected to other people who are active in your line of work. Experience a live, face-to-face setting with others in the same business community.


There is no other event like the IEEE VIC Summit and Honors Ceremony where you’ll get the chance to hear and learn from those in the major technology sectors.


There is no other event like that 2021 IEEE VIC Summit and Honors Ceremony where you’ll get the chance to hear and learn from the Giants in technology.