Α webinar entitled “Risk Assessment & Risk Management” was organized on February 28, 2013, by the organizing team comprised by Carl Debono, IEEE R8 Vice-Chair on Technical Activities, Niovi Pavlidou, IEEE R8 Coordinator for Educational Activities Sub-Committee (EASC) and George Papadopoulos, IEEE R8 Volunteer for EASC. The webinar was intended to all members of the IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) and IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) in R8. The webinar was quite well disseminated through the IEEE e-Notice service, and through the IEEE R8 Continuing Education (CE) Section Officers mailing lists, resulting to 88 registrations in the IEEE vtools platform. The event was organized on WebEx facilities and the attendance was considered as satisfactory with about 30 participants taking place. Niovi Pavlidou welcomed the participants and introduced various subcommittees relating to technical activities, with emphasis on educational activities in R8. The central speaker of the webinar was Prof. Ali Hessami, Vega Systems, UK. The duration of the webinar was one hour. The organizers-hosts of the event received the enthusiasm of the audience, who congratulated both the organization and the presentation, through emails and through the WebEx instant messaging system. The successful event was recorded on the WebEx platform and is available to everyone for free in the website of IEEE R8 EASC http://ieeeregion8.wpengine.com/category/continuing-education-works/ce-webinars/. Stay tuned to our future events.
George Papadopoulos, IEEE R8 Volunteer for Educational Activities
Niovi Pavlidou, IEEE R8 Coordinator for Educational Activities