IEEE Turkey Students and Young Professionals Met at ITU
Sep 05, 2016


Young minds in the field of electrical and electronics engineering gathered at an IEEE (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) organisation hosted by ITU. 14th IEEE Turkey Student and Young Professional Congress, held by ITU IEEE Student Branch at ITU Suleyman Demirel Cultural Center, brought together all IEEE student branches in Turkey. The members and executive boards of IEEE student branches shared information with each other about the annual projects and evaluated the key activities of the year in the field.

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In the light of the recent global technological developments, a number of viable projects were specified at the meetings. The participants stated that with the introduction of technical sessions enriching its scope, the congress was a highly fruitful experience in terms of informing their career plans.

The four-day congress included training sessions and workshops on engineering and career choice. The presence of IEEE Young Professionals provided the participants with the opportunity to network with IEEE alumni and learn from their experiences. Also, the congress was enlivened by games and competitions intended to boost the participants’ motivation.

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 About ITU IEEE Student Branch

Founded in 1992 under the Faculty of Electrical-Electronics, ITU IEEE Student Branch has seven committees that are either technical or career oriented. Members can choose from among the committees according to their personal development goals and contribute to the learning and personal development culture at ITU family.

About the IEEE Turkey Branch

Region 8 (Africa, Europe, Middle East), of which IEEE Turkey is a constitutent, has 26,000 members, 5000 of whom are students. It builds a sustained communication and coordination network between IEEE student branches in Turkey by organising events such as the annually-held General Assembly of Chairs, attended by student branches and executive boards in Turkey, and “IEEE Turkey Student and Young Professional Congress”, which is attended by all the members and executive boards of student branches in Turkey.