Welcome to the IEEE East African Students and Young Professionals Congress 2017, Kampala, Uganda (Makerere University)

23rd-24th November 2017



Theme: Empowering students and young professionals in advancing their careers for sustainable development.

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About EASYP Congress

The Young Professionals (YP) affinity group (AG) of IEEE Uganda Subsection are combination of old and welcome new members to take YP to great heights. It is relatively young AG in the process of registering with region 8.
Aim of the congress
To bring together both student and young professional members from IEEE, UIPE and other professional bodies within East Africa to provide opportunities to socialize and interact, to develop soft skills, to enhance knowledge of technology, discuss the common organizational challenges and prepare participants for new roles.
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Call for Sponsors and Exhibits

You are invited to support the IEEE EASYP Congress organized IEEE Uganda Subsection, Uganda Institute of Professional Engineers (UIPE) and Resilient Africa Network (RAN) This is an ideal way to demonstrate your organization’s commitment to empowering students and young professionals in building and advancing their careers specifically in engineering and technology. Corporate support is typically used to permit a greater Call for Sponsors and Exhibits number of students and young professionals to attend. Exhibits by sponsors also help inform researchers –especially students and young professionals – about relevant applications and opportunities. Corporate support can be targeted to a particular event or activity at the Congress. Your support is very important to the conference, and the conference committee ensures that these contributions are well recognized.
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Electrical Engineer

Eng. Reinhardt Rading

Electrical Engineer

Eng. Reinhardt Rading

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Robotics Engineer

Eng. Ezabo Baron

Robotics Engineer

Eng. Ezabo Baron

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Electrical Engineer

Eng. Sally Musonye

Electrical Engineer

Eng. Sally Musonye

Schedule

IEEE East African Students and Young Professionals Congress 2017 – Congress Co-hosted by IEEE Uganda Subsection, Uganda Institute of Professional Engineers (UIPE), Resilient Africa Network (RAN)

PROGRAM FOR THE EAST AFRICAN STUDENT AND YOUNG PROFESSIONALS CONGRESS 2017

 

Thursday  23rd of November, 2017
Starts Names Description Item
8:00 a.m. Registration
10:00 Opening ceremony Arrival of delegates, DignitariesM, Prime Minister, minister, Vice Chancellor, Invited Guest Arrival
10:10 Opening ceremony The Uganda Anthem/Pledge
10:14 Opening ceremony Recognition of Dignitaries and IEEE Executives present at the Congress
10:20 Opening ceremony Introduction of IEEE
10:25 Opening ceremony EASYP Congress 2017 Introduction Speech  Presentation
10:30 Opening ceremony Congress Opening Speech Speech  Presentation
10:35 Opening ceremony Cultural Performance Social Session
10:45 Opening ceremony Welcome Speech by the host Speech  Presentation
10:50 Opening ceremony Guest of Honor and group photo Speech  Presentation
11:00 Breakfast   Break
11:10 Opening ceremony IEEE Activities in Africa Speech  Presentation
11:15 – 11:45 Plenary 1
IEEE YP Professional

Entrepreneurship

(How they made it)

Student Brach

Leadership

Being the Change

WIE

Empowerment

Opportunities for Women in Engineering

11:46 Free time Networking Free time
11:55 – 12:35 Plenary 2
IEEE YP Professional

Leadership

Career professionalism

Student Brach

Innovation

The Innovative mind

Women In Engineering

Emerging Tech

IoT / Big Data

12:40 Opening ceremony Keynote: “EPICS in IEEE” Speech  Presentation
13:00 Lunch Break Lunch Break Break
14:00 Opening ceremony IEEE Chair Uganda Subsection/UIPE Speech Presentation
14:05 Opening ceremony IEEE Chair Kenya Section/KIPE Speech Presentation
14:10 Opening ceremony IEEE Chair Rwanda Subsection/RIPE Speech Presentation
14:15 Practical Workshop How to Build Robotic Arm Hands On activity
14:45 – 15:20 Plenary Session 3
IEEE YP Professional

Innovation

Projects in Humanitarian Technologies

Student Brach

Emerging Tech

Impact of social media and branding

Women In Engineering

Leadership

Getting to the corner office

15:25 Coffee Break   Break
15:10 Entrepreneurship “How to start!” Speech & Presentation
15:25 Plenary Session IEEE Education Activities Speech & Presentation
15:35 Plenary Session IEEE Accreditation program Speech & Presentation
16:00 Closure & Network Social Session
17:00 Dinner Multicultural Night Social Session
Friday 24th of November, 2017
Starts Names Description Item
7:00   Breakfast  
8:45 Recap of key Lesson from Day 1 General Introduction about IEEE and Region 8 Interactive Session
9:00 Plenary Session Guest Speaker 1 Social Session
9:15 Plenary Session Guest Speaker 2 Social Session
9:30 Plenary Discussion Women in Africa: Challenges and Success (WIE) Social Session
9:45 – 10:20 Plenary  Session 4
IEEE YP Professional

YP in technical societies

Student Brach

Opportunities and keeping IEEE relevant to students beyond undergraduate

Women In Engineering

Effective networking for women in STEM

10:25 Breakfast   Break
10:35 Project presentations from booths Contest presentation of Projects by students and Young Professionals Technical Session
11:15 Plenary Session Soft skills Workshop & Networking Technical Session
11:25 Closing Session Closing Speeches and Awards Speech & Presentation
12:30 Lunch Break Lunch Break Break
13:20 City Tour

  • Kasubi Tombs
  • Bulange
Kampala City Tour

Mr. Oweka Emmanuel

Break & Social Session
15:00 Cocktail Networking & Dinner Social Session
Departure

Main Venue

Makerere University CEDAT Conference Hall

From 9:00AM-5:00PM

Address

Makerere Hill Road/Sir Apollo Kaggwa Rd

Phone

+256772392032

Email

contact@ieee.org

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