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The IEEE in the UK and Ireland

The IEEE is the world’s largest professional association advancing innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow through its highly-cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing and technology information around the globe.

The UK and Ireland Section of the 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 the IEEE Technical Societies.

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Section Life

Forthcoming Events

Tue 21

The First Annual IEEE UK & Ireland Robotics and Automation Symposium

February 21 - 8:30 am - 6:00 pm UTC
University of Manchester (Sackville Street)
Room D45a, Sackville Street Building, Sackville Street,
Sat 25

IEEE Young Entrepreneurs Open Day

February 25 - 9:00 am - 6:00 pm UTC
O’Brien Centre for Science
University College Dublin Science Centre (East), University College Dublin, Belfield
Tue 28

Training Course – Power Quality Issues and Solutions for Contemporary and Future Power Networks

February 28 - 9:00 am - March 2 - 5:00 pm UTC
University of Manchester
School of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Sackville Street
Mar 16

Workshop on Wearable and Implantable Antennas and Propagation

March 16 - 9:30 am - 4:00 pm UTC
Queen’s University Belfast
University Road
May 18

The Research to Industry (R2i) Workshop

May 18 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC
Dublin City University
Stokes Building, Dublin City University, Glasnevin,
Dublin 9
Jun 19

International Conference on Social Media, Wearable and Web Analytics (Social Media 2017)

June 19 - 8:00 am - June 20 - 5:00 pm UTC
De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms
Ampthill Suite, 61-65 Great Queen Street
Jun 19

IEEE Conference: Cyber Science 2017

June 19 - 8:30 am - June 20 - 5:00 pm UTC
De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms
Ampthill Suite, 61-65 Great Queen Street

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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.
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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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