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2024 VIC Summit & Honors Ceremony Gala

The 2024 IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit (IEEE VIC Summit) & Honors Ceremony will be held on…

Friday, 3 May 2024
at the
Encore Boston Harbor
in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

 The countdown to the VIC Summit is on!
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Don't miss the special appearance of Spot®!

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Developed by Boston Dynamics, this agile mobile robot is set to captivate and inspire attendees with its incredible capabilities, and being at the VIC Summit gives you a front row seat to witness this technological marvel firsthand during the Summit. Check out the 3 PM Networking and Exhibit Session for a unique opportunity to witness the capabilities of state-of-the-art technology up close!

2024 IEEE Medal and Recognition Recipients

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

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

Welcome Reception, sponsored and hosted by Akamai Technologies

Join us on 2 May for the Welcome Reception, sponsored and hosted by Akamai Technologies, at 5PM. This event is included with registration for the 2024 IEEE VIC Summit, however, space is limited. At this time registration is closed for this event but you can still join the waitlist (during the registration process).

Registered already for the Welcome Reception and you are not planning on taking the complimentary shuttle? Click the button below for parking instructions at Akamai Technologies’ headquarters.

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2024 IEEE VIC Summit Speakers

Continue to check back for speaker updates.

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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Tufts University, School of Engineering logo.
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Community Collaborators

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MIT Lincoln Laboratory logo.
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NAMIC Atlanta logo.
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IEEE VIC Summit Program/Agenda

The IEEE VIC Summit will be held on Friday, 3 May 2024 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Check out the current line-up and topics on our agenda. (NOTE: Schedule is subject to change)

When & Where

The 2024 IEEE VIC Summit and Honors Ceremony will take place on Friday, 3 May 2024 at the Encore Boston Harbor. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Encore Boston Harbor for the 2024 IEEE VIC Summit and Honors Ceremony Gala. The room block is now closed.


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 however registration for this program closes on Friday, 12 April. Be sure to register today to participate!

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.

IEEE is searching for strategic partners and partnerships for the IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit and Honors Ceremony Gala. These partnerships are a great opportunity for your business to build brand association with the technology sector. See all Sponsorship Benefits.

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.