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  • Sala San Marco Event & Conference Centre Ottawa 215 Preston Street Ottawa, ON, K1R 7P8 Canada (map)
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Who's looking for an internship in the summer or anytime in the future? How about a new job as a graduate student?
The IEEE Student Professional Awareness Conference (SPAC) is a formal dinner (buffet) event that aims to bridge the gap between students and their career goals. SPAC offers students and employers a unique opportunity to network with one another in a professional environment along with professionals and academics representing the fields of Engineering and Computer Science.

Current Patrons:
BlackBerry/QNX, Qlik, General Dynamics, Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions, Lumenera Corporation, MindBridge AI, Deloitte, Accenture, Communications Security Establishment (CSE), Defense Research Development Canada (DRDC), Ross Video, Martello Technologies, Scalian Inc., Carleton University School of Computer Science, Carleton University Department of Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University Faculty of Engineering and Design and many more to come!

Past Patrons:
We had professionals from the following companies at our event: Communications Security Establishment (CSE), You.i TV, Accenture, RealDecoy, Lumenera Corporation, Defense Research Development Canada (DRDC), Deloitte, Bell Canada, BlackBerry/QNX, Algonquin College, and Carleton University Department of Electronics

We have three types of tickets. The Early Bird Ticket is $25.00, which saves you $5 from the student ticket. The Student Ticket is $30.00 and the Professional Ticket is $50.00.

Both will be available at your IEEE student branch office and on the website at

There is a discount (from the waived transaction fee) if you pay in person with cash at the IEEE office. If you’re an IEEE member, there’s a discount of $5 for the Early Bird and Student tickets. With the ticket, you will get admission to the event and a ticket to the raffle where you can win one of many prizes. Early Bird ends January 11, so get your tickets ASAP!

Before and after the dinner we will have professional guest speakers, each from a company you will able to network with during the event. For more information about the speakers and schedule, visit the website at

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