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2022 VIC Summit & Honors Ceremony Gala

The 2022 IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit (IEEE VIC Summit) & Honors Ceremony will be held at the San Diego Marriott Marina on Friday, 6 May.

The IEEE VIC Summit and Ceremony is IEEE’s premier event that highlights the innovation and creativity of engineering, science, and technology through provocative, educational, and inspiring talks with a vision for the future, opportunities for innovation, and the challenges to overcome. In 2022, you will hear from experts discuss the impacts of technology in the areas of digital twins/smart cities, cloud computing, encryption/security, machine learning, aerospace technology, IoT, and more.

This event culminates with the Honors Ceremony – the evening celebration of renowned icons whose work has served as a catalyst and propelled the major advances we have today. 

The event draws in individuals from all over the world, from young professionals to mid-high-level career professionals in the technology ecosystem.

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2022 Award Recipients

Asad Madni

Asad M. Madni, Distinguished Adjunct Professor and Distinguished Scientist, Electrical & Computer Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA, recipient of the 2022 IEEE Medal of Honor, “For pioneering contributions to the development and commercialization of innovative sensing and systems technologies, and for distinguished research leadership.”

View all the 2022 IEEE Medal and Recognition Recipients that will be honored at the Ceremony Gala on Friday, 6 May.

IEEE VIC Summit Program/Agenda

View the current 2022 IEEE VIC Summit and Honors Ceremony agenda.

*Note: This is subject to change.

When & Where

The 2022 IEEE VIC Summit and Honors Ceremony will take place on Friday, 6 May 20222 at the San Diego Marriott Marina in San Diego, California, USA.

A special block of rooms have been reserved at the rate of USD $289.00 plus taxes and fees. Please make room reservations by Wednesday, 13 April 2022 at 5PM Pacific Time.

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The Agenda

The agenda 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.


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

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

Be a Part of the Conversation

There’s power being connected to other people who are active in your line of work. Participate in the Young Professional co-hosted reception. 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.