2009-October – Lisbon

2009, October – Lisbon

This page contains information about the 93rd IEEE Region 8 Committee Meeting to be held in Lisbon on 09-11 of October 2009.


Agenda Book:  Agenda Book
Meeting Information
Workshop Agenda on new initiatives:  Workshop Agenda on new initiatives
Travel Advisory:  IEEE R8 Lisbon Travel Guide
Unapproved Venice 2009 Minutes:  92th IEEE Region 8 Committee Meeting Minutes
To obtain a visa letter please download and fill this form ( Information Required for VISA Application ) and contact Mrs. Maria João Almeida [email protected]

OpCom Reports

Director:  Director
(Jozef Modelski)

Past-Director, V/C Strategic Planning
(Jean-Gabriel Rémy)

Secretary:  Secretary
(Costas Stasopoulos)

Treasurer:  Treasurer
(Brian Harrington)

V/C Membership Activities:  MA
(Pilar Molina Gaudo)

V/C Student Activities:  SA
(Eva Lang)

V/C Technical Activities:  TA
(Rami Mushcab)

Subcommittee Reports

Awards & Recognition SubCommittee:  ARC (A&RSC)

Electronic Communications Coordinator:  ECC (ECC)

Professional Activities SubCommitte:  PA (PASC)

Chapter Coordination SubCommittee:  CCSC (CCSC)

GOLD SubCommittee:  GOLD

Standards Coordinator

Conference Coordination SubCommittee:  Conference

Industry Relations SubCommittee:  IR (IRSC) Voluntary Contribution Fund Coordinator:  VCF

Educational Activities SubCommittee:  EA (EASC)

Life Member and History Coordinator:  LMHA

Women In Engineering Coordinator:  WIE


Membership Development SubCommittee:  MD (MDSC) Operations Review Ad-Hoc Subcomittee:  AdHoc
Region 8 News:  R8News

Section Reports

Austria Section:  Austria Germany Section:  Germany Lithuanian Section:  Lithuania Saudi Arabia (East) Section:  Russia_Siberia
Bahrain Section:  Bahrain Ghana Section:  Ghana Malta Section:  Malta Saudi Arabia (West) Section:  Saudi_Arabia_East
Belarus Section:  Belarus Greece Section:  Greece Morocco Section:  Morocco Serbia And Montenegro Section:  Saudi_Arabia_West
Benelux Section:  Benelux Hungary Section:  Hungary Nigeria Section:  Nigeria Slovenia Section:  Serbia_&_Montenegro
Bosnia And Herzegovina Section:  BH Iceland Section:  Iceland Norway Section:  Norway South Africa Section:  Slovenia
Bulgaria Section:  Bulgaria Iran Section:  Iran Oman Section:  Oman Spain Section:  South_Africa
Croatia Section:  Croatia Iraq Section:  Iraq Poland Section:  Poland Sweden Section:  Spain
Cyprus Section:  Cyprus Israel Section:  Israel Portugal Section:  Portugal Switzerland Section:  Sweden
Czechoslovakia Section:  Czechoslovakia Italy Section:  Italy Qatar Section Tunisia Section:  Switzerland
Denmark Section:  Denmark Jordan Section:  Jordan Republic Of Macedonia Section:  Russia Turkey Section:  Tunisia
Egypt Section:  Egypt Kenya Section Romania Section:  Romania U.K.& Rep Of Ireland Section:  Turkey
Estonia Section:  Estonia Kuwait Section:  Kuwait Russia Section:  Macedonia Ukraine Section:  UKRI
Finland Section:  Finland Latvia Section:  Latvia Russia (Northwest) Section:  Russia United Arab Emirates Section:  Ukraine
France Section:  France Lebanon Section:  Lebanon Russia (Siberia) Section:  Russia_Northwest Zambia Section:  UAE


Lisbon – Schedule

Lisbon 9th-11th October 2009

Friday 9th October 2009





Energy Initiative






Energy Initiative

Membership Activities



Student Activities



Meeting with Portugal Section Officers






Welcome Dinner the Hotel Sana Malhoa

Saturday 10th October 2009



IEEE Region 8 Meeting



Depart by bus for sightseeing spots and monuments in Lisbon, starting in the area of Belém (Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, Torre de Belém) with a visit to the Museum of Electricity, commented by English speaking Guides. The course will proceed to downtown Lisbon, getting to Mouraria with arrival in S.Jorge Castle (with a short sightseeing of the castle) up to the Casa do Leão (restaurant in the castle), where the Award Dinner will be held



The Award Dinner of the Iberic Student Branch Congress would be held together with the R8 Committee Award Dinner.During the Award Dinner there will be some performances by musical and choral groups.



Return at the Hotel Malhoa

Sunday 11th October 2009



IEEE Region 8 Meeting

Lisbon – Agenda

Agenda for the 93rd IEEE Region 8 Committee meeting in Lisbon, Portugal

Saturday, 10th October 2009

08:00 Meeting opening by Region 8 Director

  • Call to order
  • Round call
  • Introduction of New Officers
  • Approval of the agenda

08:20 Portugal Section Welcome
08:25 Iberic Student Branch Congress Address
08:30 IEEE Region 8 Director Report
08:40 IEEE President Address
08:50 IEEE VP/ MGA Presentation

  • 09:00 Questions and Comments

09:25 Region 10 Best Practices
09:35 Robert’s Rules
09:45 Secretary Report – Approval of R8 Venice meeting minutes
10:00 Venice Caucus Follow-up

10:30 Coffee break

11:00 Treasurer Report
11:20 Vice Chair Membership Activities Report

  • 11:35 Questions and Discussion

11:50 Vice Chair Student Activities Report

  • 12:05 Questions and Discussion

12:20 Vice Chair Technical Activities Report

  • 12:35 Questions and Discussion

12:50 Vice Chair Strategic Planning Report

13:00 Lunch break

14:00 Guidelines for Section Workshop
14:10 Sections Workshops
16:00 Recess

Sunday, 11th October 2009

08:00 IEEE President Elect Vision

  • 08:10 Questions and Comments

08:25 MGA Director Information
08:55 IEEE GOLD: Opportunities for Region 8
09:05 Awards and Recognitions Ceremony (part II)
09:25 IEEE 125th Anniversary Celebrations
09:35 Nominations and Appointment Committee

  • Elections of 2010 Vice Chairs
  • Approval of Director Elect Candidates for 2013-2014

10:10 Ad Hoc Committee Operations Review Presentation

10:20 Coffee break

10:50 Presentations of Sections Workshops and Comments
11:50 Approval of Motions
12:20 Future IEEE Region 8 Events

  • Presentations by Latvia, Czechoslovakia and Egypt Sections

12:50 Any Other Business
13:15 Adjournment