Distinguished Visitors Program: US and Canada

The IEEE Computer Society is pleased to present the Regions 1-7 (U.S. and Canada) Distinguished Vistors [Speakers] Program. North American chapters interested in the speakers below should refer to the general guidelines for the DVP.



Fawzi Behmann

Fawzi Behmann (2017-2019)
Advancement of IoT and impact on the future of Healthcare and Wellness
Virtualization – a key driver for 5G and IoT
Internet of Things (IoT) – Innovative Applications for Smart, Connected Homes and Buildings
Cybersecurity and Cloud Technology
The Future of Collaborative Internet of Things



Mark Paulk

Mark Paulk (2017-2019)
Investing in Software Process Improvement: An Executive
Software Process Improvement in Small Organizations and Small Projects
Agile Methodologies and Process Discipline
People Issues: The “Soft Side” of Software Process Improvement
Practices of High Maturity Organizations
Mature Software Project Management


Yuri Quintana

Yuri Quintana (2017-2019)
Global eHealth for collaborations in bioinformatics: New models for electronic healthcare delivery and new collaboration platforms for global biomedical research
eCare: New models for health services and collaboration among patients, families and professionals



Michelle Thompson

Michelle Thompson (2017-2019)
Algorithmic composition of music
An Open Source protocol for amateur radio satellites



David West

David West (2017-2019)
Building High Performance Teams With Scrum
Scaling Agile Product Delivery with Nexus – It is Turtles all the way down
Scrum Turns 21, are we done yet
Who is the Product Owner Anyway?


Khan Samee

Samee Khan (2016-2018)
Big Data Based Recommendation Approaches for Healthcare
Distributed Computing Systems from Clusters to Edge: Evolution and Trends
The Role of Information and Communication Technologies in Universal Design for Learning



Bruce McMillin

Bruce McMillin (2018-2020)
Cyber-Physical Security through Information Flow
Secure Fog Computing for Smart Living
Why should I go to graduate school, and how do I do it?




Tarek El Ghazawi (2018-2020)
Rebooting Computing—The Search for Post-Moore’s Law Breakthroughs
Exascale and the Convergence of HPC, Big Data, AI and IoT
Exploiting Hierarchical Locality for Productive Extreme Computing