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1 IEEE POCO Meeting July 2009, Prague Prof. Jozef Modelski Panel of Conference Organizers July 2009, Prague Region 8 Director Jozef Modelski, IEEE Fellow

2 IEEE POCO Meeting July 2009, Prague Prof. Jozef Modelski Region l Members (Jan 2009) 56 l Sections 56 l basically compatible with countries, exceptions: Russia and Saudi Arabia l different history, traditions, size l big mosaic of cultures and technical backgrounds 457 Chapters 457 (June 2009) 308 Student Branches 308 (June 2009)

3 IEEE POCO Meeting July 2009, Prague Prof. Jozef Modelski Region 8 Committee Meeting, Venice, April 2009 Region 8 Committee at Sections Congress, Quebec, September 2008

4 IEEE POCO Meeting July 2009, Prague Prof. Jozef Modelski Conferences in Region 8 Over 300 conferences are held annually, sponsored by the IEEE (Most of these events are under the technical co-sponsorship, without financial contribution of the IEEE) All events play the meritorical and essential role in the building of our global organization: - networking in new or less powerful countries/Sections, - showing the specificity of the organization structure and operation - creating the IEEE good image worldwide In most low-income countries (LIC) the conference fee is kept at the reasonable level Voluntary Contribution Fund (VCF) program to help members from the LIC's to attend IEEE conferences in R8

5 IEEE POCO Meeting July 2009, Prague Prof. Jozef Modelski Main Conferences (organized biannually by Region 8) EuroCon AfriCon MeleCon SibirCon EnergyCon

6 IEEE POCO Meeting July 2009, Prague Prof. Jozef Modelski Main R8 Conferences EuroCon 2009 Saint-Petersburg, Russia, May 2009 AfriCon 2009 Nairobi, Kenya, September 2009 MeleCon 2010 Valletta, Malta, April 2010 SibirCon 2010 Irkutsk, Russia (Siberia), July 2010 EnergyCon 2010 Manama, Bahrain,18-20 December 2010 EuroCon 2011 Lisbon, Portugal, April 2011 AfriCon 2011 Zambia, August 2011 MeleCon 2012 Tunisia EnergyCon 2012 Italy

7 IEEE POCO Meeting July 2009, Prague Prof. Jozef Modelski Examples of 2009 local Conferences organized by R8 Sections 5th GCC IEEE Conference March 2009, Kuwait IEEE 8th Egyptian Engineering Day 1-3 August 2009, Cairo, Egypt 4-6 June 2009, Budapest, Hungary

8 IEEE POCO Meeting July 2009, Prague Prof. Jozef Modelski Examples of 2009 flagship Societies Conferences held in Region 8

9 IEEE POCO Meeting July 2009, Prague Prof. Jozef Modelski First Panel of Conference Organizers held in Region 8 Czechoslovakia Section - helpful and supportive co-organiser. Many thanks to Jan Sistek many new countries (especially from R8) represented: Belgium, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Tunisia, Turkey, among others Panel Discussion: Planning Conferences in R8 – organised by Tariq Durrani (R8 Past VC/TA) it would be very good if more such meetings were held in Region 8

10 IEEE POCO Meeting July 2009, Prague Prof. Jozef Modelski THANK YOU ! KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK


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