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Region 8 Young Professional Exceptional Volunteer Award 2014 – Call for Nominations

This is the second year that we have the pleasure to launch the Region 8 Young Professional Exceptional Volunteer Award!

The aim of this Award is annually recognizing individual YP members within R8 for their activities. The eligibility and nomination procedures are described in the call for nominations you can find attached.

The deadline for nominations is October 15th, 2014. Nominations must be submitted to us at:  r8yp@ieee.org.

Lately you have been working hard with the Region 8 by attending most of you the Student and Young Professionals Congress in Krakow and by organizing many interesting activities, so we encourage you find out the exceptional volunteers you are :)

Please spread the news within your Section and your Affinity Group…

…and of course, don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any question!

Looking forward to your submissions!

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Croatia YP AG receives the Hall of Fame Award 2014

Hall of Fame Award 2014 for outstanding achievements that Inspire, Energize, Empower, and Engage Young Professionals, goes to… CROATIA, R8 !!!

It is a fourth consecutive year that the YP Affinity Group from Region 8 is awarded with HoF Award!


HoF-Croatia


R8 Outstanding Young Professional Affinity Group Award goes to NIGERIA!!!

The Region 8 Young Professionals Subcommittee is proud to announce the winner of the Region 8 Outstanding Young Professionals Affinity Group Award for its activities during 2013: this year, the Award goes to Nigeria!

The Nigeria Young Professionals Affinity Group has been working harder every year and now they have reached an outstanding level. Their high quality activities, together with their continued efforts to motivate volunteers and inspire IEEE YP members, make them deservedly win this Award. Congratulations Nigeria!

It is always a hard decision due to the great quality of the YP Affinity Groups in Region 8. We wish this encourages not only the Nigerian AG, but also all the other AGs to keep up pursuing the amazing work, the high motivation and the valuable contributions to IEEE, since those are always the key factors to win this Award.

From the R8 YP Subcommittee, we would like to congratulate the Nigeria YP Affinity Group and would also like to thank all Region 8 Affinity Groups for the great work they are doing.


R8 Outstanding Young Professionals AG Award – Call for nominations 2014

Like every year at this time, we have the pleasure to launch the Region 8 Outstanding Young Professionals Affinity Group Award.

The aim of this Award is annually recognizing YP Affinity Groups within R8 for their activities. The eligibility and nomination procedures, as well as the prize information are described in the call for nominations you can find attached.

The deadline for nominations is May 31, 2014. Nominations must be submitted to us at r8yp@ieee.org.
Please contact us if you have any hesitation. After all those reports full of activties we have received this year, we expect to receive many outstanding nominations :)
Looking forward to your submissions!

Region 8 GOLD Exceptional Volunteer Award

Among several excellent nominations, the following three individuals have been awarded with the Region 8 GOLD Exceptional Volunteer Award:

khaledKhaled Mokhtar (Egypt)

 

 

 

tomislavTomislav Pokrajcic (Croatia)

 

 

 

andreas Andreas Neumeier (Germany)

 

 

 

 

 

Their activities, amazing programs, important involvement in curriculum development, and strong participation at the national level, are great examples from which all of us can learn.

Congratulations on job well done!


[IEEE R8 YP] 2nd IEEE Hellenic Student Branch & GOLD Congress!

Dear IEEE R8 YP,

2nd IEEE Hellenic Student Branch & GOLD Congress 2013

 

IEEE Hellenic SB and GOLD Congress 2013 is going to be held in Social Activities Building, University of Cyprus Campus during 1st November till 3rd November 2013.

IEEE Region 8 YP is working to increase the visibility of the Young Professionals (GOLD) community. We are conducting YP sessions in the cross-sectional SBCs as we already organized a lecture about Young Professionals (YP) in each one of these SBCs (ISBC, CEuSBC, MESBC and UK&RI SBC), and we are now organizing our session in the 2nd HSB&GOLD Congress 2013.
Regards,
IEEE R8 YP

[IEEE R8 YP] Webinar: How to access SAMIEEE and navigate through the tool.

Dear IEEE R8 YP,

SAMIEEE

The webinar outlines the details of how to access SAMIEEE and navigate through the tool. It provides an overview of the various resources and ways that volunteers can use the information to connect with IEEE members.

Webinar training on SAMIEEE is now open for registration! You can register here.

Meeting status:   Registration
  Starting date:   Tuesday, November 5, 2013
  Starting time:   12:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
  Duration:   1 hour
  Host’s name:   Shareyna Scott 
  Host’s Email:   s.n.scott@ieee.org

Regards,

IEEE R8 YP


[IEEE R8 YP] IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award: Call for Nominations

Dear IEEE R8 Young Professionals,

The IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award was established in 2001 to recognize outstanding early to mid-career contributions to technologies holding the promise of innovative applications.

Presented to: An individual, multiple recipients or a team up to three in number. Candidates must be within fifteen years of their highest academic degree and not more than age forty-five at the time of the nomination. If this award is to be presented to a team, this restriction will apply to all.

Scope: For outstanding early to mid-career contributions to technologies holding the promise of innovative application.

You can find more information here.

Nomination deadline: 31 January

Regards,

IEEE R8 YP

 

 

 


[IEEE R8 YP] 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Ethics in Engineering, Science, and Technology, Ethics’2014

Dear R8 YP,

 

The first IEEE International Symposium on Ethics in Science, Technology and Engineering, IEEE Ethics’2014 will be held in Chicago Marriott O’Hare, Chicago, IL, USA, on May 23-24, 2014. The theme of IEEE Ethics’2014 will be

“Ethics – A Challenge to the Scientific and Engineering Community”

For more information, Please visit IEEE Ethics’2014.

Regards,

IEEE R8 YP


[IEEE R8 YP] IEEE Nigeria YP AG Celebrated IEEE DAY!

IEEE Nigeria YP AG celebrated IEEE day with an outdoor event. It was organized in the Abuja Millennium Park on 5th Oct, 2013.  We wish good luck to Engr. Abdullateef Aliyu, Chair IEEE Nigeria YP AG and his team for future activities.

Regards,

IEEE R8 YP