Cyber Science is an IEEE sponsored event, in partnership with Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, and University of Derby. The event comprises four joint and co-located internationally refereed and reputable conferences, namely: Cyber Situational Awareness (CyberSA), Social Media, Cyber Security and Cyber Incident. A premier event featuring academia, industry and government.
The Life Members Affinity Group held 4 meetings in 2018, and in addition organised the unveiling ceremony for the Milestone plaque awarded to the Physics Department at Dundee University. The IEEE President-Elect, Jose Moura, unveiled a plaque commemorating the work of Walter Spear and Peter LeComber in the 1970-1980 era that led to the development of the liquid crystal flat panel display used today for television screens and computer monitors.
Following an eNotice circulated to the Section last week, the Blockchain Group already has over 100 members; that's quite astonishing. The vision of the Blockchain Group is to become the most vibrant and active chapter in our Section dedicated to serving and providing member value. Membership to the UK&I Blockchain Group is, and will remain, free.
The newly formed Blockchain Group is here to serve members in creating a forum for professional networking, learning, and growing of the rapidly emerging Blockchain field and to organise events covering the start-of-the-art in Blockchain technology and applications.
IEEE Computational Intelligence Society is holding a Webinar Competition. Submissions are invited on: Emerging Topics and Applications of Computational Intelligence. Submission consists of a Webinar Title, Abstract and a URL to the webinar which should be a maximum of 30 minutes in duration.
The first IEEE British and Irish Conference on Optics and Photonics (BICOP 2018), which will be held on the 12th – 14th December 2018 at the prestigious Royal Society in London and will include esteemed speakers from industry and academia.
The “Systemic Innovation Seminar”, jointly sponsored by the Nottingham Business School of the Nottingham Trent University is planned for Wednesday 23rd of January 2019 at, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham NG1 4FQ from 12:00 to 18:00. A full programme and speaker line-up will be published in due course.
Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) specialist Keith Armstrong has become the first person to receive the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) new Excellence in Continuing EMC Education Award, presented at the 2018 joint IEEE EMC Society and Asia-Pacific EMC (APEMC) symposium.
On 26th September 2018, IEEE PES Student Branch Women in Engineering held an event entitled "Work/Life balance in modern engineering disciplines - an event for all genders".
The UK and Ireland Section is delighted to have been recognised for outstanding membership retention performance in 2018. The award came in the form of a communication from Takako Hashimoto, Chair, IEEE Membership Recruitment and Recovery Committee.