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2024 VIC Summit & Honors Ceremony Gala

The 2024 IEEE VIC Summit and Honors Ceremony was held on Friday, 3 May 2024 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Please check back soon for photos and videos from the event, sessions, interviews, and more…

Thank you to all that joined the 2024 IEEE VIC Summit and Honors Ceremony in person and virtually. We hope to see you next year in Japan! More info to come…

Did you have a chance to meet Spot® onsite at the VIC Summit? A big THANK YOU to Boston Dynamics!

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Developed by Boston Dynamics, this agile mobile robot captivated and inspired attendees with its incredible capabilities, and being at the VIC Summit gave attendees a front row seat to witness this technological marvel firsthand during the Summit.

2024 IEEE Medal and Recognition Recipients

Robert E. Kahn, the 2024 IEEE Medal of Honor Recipient was recognized “for pioneering technical and leadership contributions in packet communication technologies and foundations of the Internet.” Kahn received his award at the 2024 IEEE Honors Ceremony on 3 May.

Check out all the 2024 IEEE Medal and Recognitions Recipients who were honored at the 2024 IEEE Honors Ceremony.

Thank you to Akamai Technologies for an amazing Welcome Reception!

On 2 May the Welcome Reception was sponsored and hosted by Akamai Technologies. Thank you to Akamai Technologies for hosting a wonderful and memorable event.

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2024 IEEE VIC Summit Speakers

Thank you to all of our 2024 IEEE VIC Summit Speakers!

Panel | Evolution and Future of Networking Technologies

Panel | Navigating the Future: Implications and Opportunities of the CHIPS Act

Fireside Chat with Robert E. Kahn, 2024 IEEE Medal of Honor Recipient

Panel | AI and Society: Building a Future with Responsible Innovation

Fireside Chat | Quantum Computing: Unveiling the Future of Computation

Dessert Reception Co-Sponsors and Speakers

Welcome Reception | Speakers

Welcome Reception Panel | "Evening of Innovation"


Thank you to all of our 2024 Event Sponsors and Partners that made the 2024 VIC Summit possible. 

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Community Collaborators

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IEEE VIC Summit Program/Agenda

The IEEE VIC Summit was held on Friday, 3 May 2024 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Check out the agenda from this year’s event.

When & Where

The 2024 IEEE VIC Summit and Honors Ceremony took place on Friday, 3 May 2024 at the Encore Boston Harbor


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 of the event. Be sure to check out updates soon for the 2025 program.

Your Health is Our Priority

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.

Be a Part of the Conversation

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.