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2023 VIC Summit & Honors Ceremony Gala

The 2023 IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit (IEEE VIC Summit) & Honors Ceremony will be held at the Hilton Atlanta on Friday, 5 May 2023.

The IEEE VIC Summit and Ceremony – 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. The event draws in individuals from all over the world, from student-young professionals to mid-high-level professionals in the tech ecosystem.  

The Summit culminates with the IEEE Honors Ceremony Gala—an evening of festivities that include the celebration of the contributions of some of the greatest minds—a diverse array of engineers, scientists, leaders, entrepreneurs, and practitioners—who have advanced technology for the benefit of humanity.

2023 IEEE Medal and Recognition Recipients

IEEE Life Fellow, Vinton (Vint) G. Cerf, the 2023 IEEE Medal of Honor Recipient, is being recognized for co-creating the Internet architecture and providing sustained leadership in its phenomenal growth in becoming society’s critical infrastructure. He is the Vice-President and Chief Internet Evangelist at Google. Read more about Vint Cerf.

View the full list of 2023 IEEE Medalists who will receive their awards at the IEEE Honors Ceremony. 

IEEE VIC Summit Program/Agenda

The IEEE VIC Summit will be held on May 5, 2023 at the Hilton Atlanta Downtown, with a pre-event on May 4, 2023 in the evening at the Georgia Aquarium.
Program below subject to change. 


When & Where

The 2023 IEEE VIC Summit and Honors Ceremony will take place on Friday, 5 May 2023 at the Hilton Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Atlanta at the secured special group room rate of $159.00 per night (exclusive of tax and fees) for a standard room. Please note that the group room rate is only available from 3-6 May 2023. If you require a sleeping room outside of these dates, prices are not guaranteed. Reservations must be made by Wednesday, 12 April at 5:00 PM ET.

Please click below to go directly to the 2023 IEEE VIC Summit and Honors Ceremony Gala room block reservation page for the Hilton Atlanta or call +1-404-659-2000 and reference “IEEE VIC Summit and Honors Ceremony”.

Please note the room block is limited and is only available on a first-come, first-served basis. If there are no rooms available, please email ieeevics@ieee.org and we will be happy to recommend other hotel locations that are close by.

Join Knowledge Alliance!

Knowledge Alliance is our mentor-mentee program that takes place in-person at the IEEE VIC Summit between career professionals and undergraduate students. It pairs individuals together based on their professional interests and helps them establish a mentoring relationship for guidance in multiple areas including career, education, leadership, and volunteering. Participation in the program is open to all attendees who register to attend the event. More information coming soon!

Your Health is Our Priority

The 2023 IEEE VIC Summit and Honors Ceremony will take place on Friday, 5 May 2023 at the Hilton Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

IEEE Awards places a priority on each of our participant’s health and safety. We will abide by all governmental- and venue-related health and safety guidelines. IEEE seeks to  provide a secure environment at its events.

Please click here to view the IEEE Event Conduct & Safety Statement for Conferences.

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The Agenda

The agenda has world-class presenters deep dive into the most crucial areas of technology today.


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 at Qualcomm’s pre-event.

Be a Part of the Conversation

There’s power being connected to other people who are active in your line of work. Join us at the Red Carpet Reception, hosted by the IEEE Young Professionals. 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.