2016-March – Monaco

2016-March – Monaco

This page contains information about the 106th IEEE Region 8 Committee Meeting to be held at the Fairmont Monte Carlo in Monaco on 19-20 of March 2016.

Agenda Book
Visa Information
Monte Carlo, Monaco - Travel Advisory

New National Society Agreement Process [PPT]
New National Society Agreement Process Presentation Material

Saturday Presentations
Sunday Presentations

OpCom Reports

Director (Costas Stasopoulos) Director-Elect (Margaretha Eriksson)
Past-Director (Martin Bastiaans) Secretary (Christian Schmid)
Treasurer (Brian Harrington) V/C Member Activities (Dusanka Boskovic)
V/C Student Activities (Mona Ghassemian) V/C Technical Activities (Igor Kuzle)


Subcommittee Reports

Action for Industry (AfI) History Activities Coordinator (HA) Region Vitality Coordinator (RVC)
Awards & Recognition Subcommittee (A&RSC) Life Member Coordinator (LM) Standards Coordinator  (StC)
Chapter Coordination Subcommittee (ChCSC) Membership Development Subcommittee (MDSC) Strategic Planning
Conference Coordination SubCommittee (CoCSC) Nominations and Appointments Subcommittee Voluntary Contribution Fund Coordinator (VCF)
Educational Activities SubCommittee (EASC) Professional Activities Subcommittee (PASC) Women in Engineering Coordinator (WIE)
Electronic Communications Coordinator (ECC)Region 8 News (R8News) Young Professionals Subcommittee (YP)


Section Reports

Algeria Section Iceland Section Republic of Macedonia Section
Austria Section Iran Section Romania Section
Bahrain SectionIraq Section Russia Section
Belarus Section Israel Section Russia (Northwest) Section
Benelux Section Italy Section Russia (Siberia) Section
Bosnia and Herzegovina Section Jordan Section Saudi Arabia (East) Section
Bulgaria Section Kenya Section Saudi Arabia (West) Section
Croatia Section Kuwait Section Serbia And Montenegro Section
Cyprus Section Latvia Section Slovenia Section
Czechoslovakia Section Lebanon Section South Africa Section
Denmark Section Lithuania Section Spain Section
Egypt Section Malta Section Sweden Section
Estonia Section Morocco Section Switzerland Section
Finland Section Nigeria Section Tunisia Section
France Section Norway Section Turkey Section
Germany Section Oman Section UK and Ireland Section
Ghana Section Poland Section Ukraine Section
Greece Section Portugal Section United Arab Emirates Section
Hungary Section Qatar Section Zambia Section


Meeting Schedule

106th IEEE Region 8 Committee Meeting Overview
(subject to change)
 Room1 (Naïade D)Room 2 (Naïade B/C)Room 3 (Mistrau)Room 4 (Room 3239)Main roomMain room
8:00-8:30 All R8 Committee and Subcommittee
members (except Section Chairs)
  R8 Meeting 
8:30-9:00R8 Meeting
9:00-10:00Young Professionals
New Volunteer OrientationHumanitarian Activities
Membership Development
11:00-12:00Students Activities
Educational ActivitiesAwards and Recognition
12:00-13:00Professional Activities
14:00-15:00SYP Congress 2016
Student Activities and
Young Professionals
Action for IndustryConference CoordinationChapter CoordinationPresentations / Parallel TracksLunch
16:00-17:00 Strategic Planning
18:00-18:30Coffee Break
18:30-20:00France Section Presentation and Technical Lecture
(Naïade B/C/D)
Networking Dinner
at the Café de Paris
Meeting Point Hotel Lobby
20:00-20:30Cocktail Reception
20:30-22:30Awards Dinner (Companions Welcome)

Order of the day

Friday, 18 March 2016
18:300:45:00France Section presentationAmara
19:150:45:00Technical Lecture, Title TBDOlivier Wenden / Philippe Mondiell
20:000:30:00Cocktail Reception
20:302:00:00Dinner and Award Ceremony – Dress code: FormalDelimar
Saturday, 19 March 2016
8:000:05:00100ProceduralCall to orderStasopoulos
8:050:15:00101ProceduralRoll call and Introduction of new officersSchmid
8:200:05:00102ProceduralWelcome by France SectionAmara
8:250:05:00103ProceduralIntroductory remarksStasopoulos/Schmid
8:300:05:00104ActionApproval of the AgendaStasopoulos
8:350:05:00105ActionApproval of the Consent agendaStasopoulos
8:400:35:00106DiscussionIEEE Region 8 Director’s addressStasopoulos
9:150:20:00107DiscussionIEEE President’s’ addressShoop
9:350:20:00108DiscussionIEEE Executive Director’s addressPrendergast
10:150:30:00109DiscussionGlobal Public PolicyDay
10:450:10:00110DiscussionNominations & AppointmentsBastiaans
10:550:40:00111DiscussionStudent Activities reportGhassemian
11:350:05:00112DiscussionIEEE Region 8 SYP CongressArvaniti/Ghassemian
11:400:20:00113DiscussionMGA Chair’s addressWong
12:000:20:00114DiscussionMGA Managing Director’s addressJankowski
12:200:40:00115DiscussionTechnical Activities reportKuzle
13:000:05:00116DiscussionPresentations – Interactive Session InstructionsStasopoulos/Schmid
13:060:04:00118SocialGroup photo
14:100:05:00200ProceduralCall to orderStasopoulos
14:152:30:00201DiscussionPresentations / Parallel TracksAll
18:301:00:00SocialShort walk (5 min) to the restaurant, Meeting point: Hotel lobby
18:500:45:00SocialCocktail Reception at the Café de Paris
19:352:30:00SocialDinner at the Café de Paris
Sunday, 20 March 2016
8:300:05:00300ProceduralCall to order and roll callStasopoulos/Schmid
8:350:45:00301DiscussionPresident-Elect candidates’ debateCosta/Reder/Jefferies
9:200:05:00302DiscussionSecretary’s reportSchmid
9:250:20:00303DiscussionTreasurer’s reportHarrington
9:450:40:00304DiscussionMember Activities reportBoskovic
10:250:15:00305DiscussionAwards & RecognitionsDelimar
11:150:15:00307DiscussionSection development and vitalitySzabo
11:301:00:00308DiscussionIEEE in 2030Shoop/Michel/Bartleson
12:300:20:00309DiscussionLegal IssuesLach
12:500:20:00310DiscussionFuture Conferences (Energycon, Melecon, GCC)Kuzle
13:100:15:00311InfoSections Congress 2017Delimar
13:250:05:00312InfoNext Region 8 Committee MeetingSchmid/Madureira
13:500:10:00314InfoNew businessAll
Parallel Tracks (Saturday, 19 March 2016, 14:15-16:45)
TimeDurationTrack 1Track 2
14:150:40:00IEEE AfricaKaabungaIEEE EuropeDelimar, Day, Mancarella, Mynster
15:000:40:00Humanitarian Activities / SIGHTKulkarni, JacobIEEE Region 10, Best Practices and Ways to CooperateKappagantu
15:450:40:00New National Society Agreement ProcessKaplanIEEE Student and Young Professional CongressArvaniti, Dinka, Webert, Stieglmaier

Visa Information for Monaco

  • Passport must be valid for at least 3 months beyond the date of expiry of your short-stay visa.
  • Your passport must contain at least two blank pages to take the visa and the French entry and exit stamps.
  • When you submit a visa application, you may ask for its validity to start either on the date of issuance or on some other date no later than three months after the date of issuance.
    You may therefore submit a visa application 3 months before your planned date of departure for France.

  • All information can be found on https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/

  • The Application form to be prepared by the applicants is located here http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/IMG/pdf/Formulaire_SCH_eng.pdf

  • You must comply with the information sheet relating to the category of visa that corresponds to the reasons for your stay in France and include the documents in the order given on the list.

  • All foreign nationals need a visa to enter France except for those cases laid down by the law. Please check if you need a visa to enter France/Monaco by visiting the link https://france-visas.gouv.fr/web/france-visas/ai-je-besoin-d-un-visa

  • If you need a visa please contact France Charles, france.charles@isep.fr, for an invitation letter (put on CC c.schmid@ieee.org and raja.chiky@isep.fr) and then get in touch with your local embassy or representative of the French Republic. Please act quickly as visa processing can take some time.
    To issue an invitation letter some personal information is needed,  applicants should provide ALL the following information:
    • Name
    • Surname
    • Date of birth
    • Nationality
    • Passport No
    • Address
    • Phone
    • Name and address of the legal Entity/company where the foreigner is employed