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IEEE in the UK and Ireland

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The UK and Ireland Section of IEEE has over 10,000 members and is part of Region 8 which covers Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  IEEE members living in the United Kingdom or Ireland are automatically members.  The Section arranges keynote lectures and many other events throughout the UK and Ireland including those organised by the Chapters of IEEE Technical Societies.

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Section Life

Forthcoming Events

Fri 30
Jul 03

11th World Conference on Computers in Education (WCCE 2017)

July 3 - 9:00 am - July 6 - 5:00 pm BST
Dublin Castle
Printworks Conference Centre Stamping Building, Dublin Castle, Dame Street
Dublin 2
Jul 05

Distribution Networks with Greater Distributed Generation and Electric Vehicle Diversity

July 5 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST
The University of Manchester
Room C24, School of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Sackville Street Building, Sackville Street
Manchester M13 9PL
Jul 12

EMC Society – Technical Meeting

July 12 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
Station Road, Quainton
Aylesbury HP22 4BY
Jul 17

International Conference on Information Society (i-Society 2017)

July 17 - 9:00 am - July 19 - 5:00 pm BST
Ballsbridge Hotel
4 Pembroke Road, Ballsbridge
Jul 24

24th IEEE Symposium on Computer Arithmetic

July 24 - 9:00 am - July 26 - 5:00 pm BST
Imperial College London
Exhibition Road
London SW7 2AZ
Jul 28

Section Online Briefing Session

July 28 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Sep 11

UK-Europe-China Workshop on Millimetre-Waves and Terahertz Technologies

September 11 - 8:00 am - September 13 - 5:00 pm BST
University of Liverpool
Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, Brownlow Hill
Liverpool L69 3GJ

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Technical Chapters

Technical Chapters

IEEE UK and Ireland Chapters

Chapter activities include guest speakers, workshops, and seminars and provide members with valuable opportunities to network at a local level, enabling their personal and professional growth.
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Membership Benefits

The Benefits of IEEE Membership

IEEE membership enhances every stage of your career. Whether you are an established professional or just starting out, IEEE membership identifies you as superior talent. Advancing your member grade can bring added peer recognition to your accomplishments.
Membership Benefits

Affinity Groups

Affinity Groups

IEEE UK and Ireland Affinity Groups

IEEE Affinity Groups are non-technical subunits formed around a shared interest and provide like-minded people with opportunities to share non-technical ideas.
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Officers of the UK and Ireland Section
Prof Ali Hessami
Prof Ali HessamiSection Chair
Prof Mike Hinchey
Prof Mike HincheySection Vice Chair
Dr Cyril Onwubiko
Dr Cyril OnwubikoSecretary
Mr Matthew Gream
Mr Matthew GreamTreasurer
Dr Steve Nightingale
Dr Steve NightingalePast Chair

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