2021-March – Online

2021-March – Region 8 meeting series

This page contains information about the Region 8 meeting series, including the 116th IEEE Region 8 Committee Meeting, to be held online, from Monday 15 March 2021 to Sunday 21 March 2021.


General Schedule (all times CET)

Full schedule with WebEx links (IEEE account required)  UPDATED: 8 March; 16 March



Monday 15 March


17:00-18:00 Welcome and introduction


18:00-19:30 New volunteer orientation



Tuesday 16 March


16:00-17:00 Life Members + History


16:00-17:00 Awards and Recognitions


17:00-18:00 Conferences


18:00-19:00 Humanitarian Activities


18:00-19:00 Membership Development



Wednesday 17 March


16:00-17:00 Women in Engineering


16:00-17:00 Strategic Planning (UPDATED)


17:00-18:00 Chapters


18:00-19:00 Publications and Communications



Thursday 18 March


16:00-17:00 Student Activities


17:00-18:00 Young Professionals


18:00-19:00 Students and Young Professionals



Friday 19 March


16:00-17:00 Finances


17:00-18:00 Action for Industry


17:00-18:00 Africa Council (NEW)


18:00-19:00 Professional and Educational Activities



Saturday 20 March


16:00-20:00 116th IEEE Region 8 Committee meeting, part 1. Meeting agenda


20:00-21:00 Social event “Evening at a European Castle / Nowruz celebration”



Sunday 21 March


11:30-13:00 Region 8 Forum. WebEx link, Meeting No: 130 779 2658, Password: Spring2021


16:00-20:00 116th IEEE Region 8 Committee meeting, part 2. Meeting agendaWebEx link


2022 President-Elect candidate videos

Francis Grosz

Saifur Rahman

S. K. Ramesh



To download the timer that was used during the committee meeting please visit the following link.




OpCom Reports

Director (Antonio Luque) Director-Elect (Vincenzo Piuri)
Past-Director (Magdalena Salazar Palma) Secretary (Ljupco Karadzinov)
Treasurer  (Adam Jastrzebski) V/C Member Activities (Sara Barros)
V/C Student Activities (Simay Akar) V/C Technical Activities (Peter Nagy)

Subcommittee Reports


Action for Industry  (AfI) Humanitarian Activities Subcommittee (HuA) Region 8 News (R8News)
Africa Council Life Member Coordinator  (LM) Region Vitality Coordinator  (RVC)
Awards & Recognition Subcommittee  (A&RSC) Membership Development Subcommittee  (MDSC) Sections Congress Coordinator
Careers New Initiative New Industry Events Initiative Social Media Coordinator
Chapter Coordination Subcommittee  (ChCSC) New Student Contests Initiative Standards Coordinator  (StC)
Conference Coordination SubCommittee  (CoCSC) Nominations and Appointments Subcommittee Strategic Planning
Congress Coordinator (SYP/xSYP) Professional and Educational Activities Subcommittee  (PEAsC) Voluntary Contribution Fund Coordinator  (VCF)
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Publications and Communications Subcommittee  (PC) Women in Engineering Coordinator (WIE)
Electronic Communications Coordinator  (ECC) Region 8 Sigma Young Professionals Subcommittee  (YP)
History Activities Coordinator  (HA) Region 8 Today  (Region8Today)

Section Reports


Algeria Section Iraq Section Romania Section
Austria Section Iran Section Russia Section
Bahrain Section Israel Section Russia (Northwest) Section
Belarus Section Italy Section Russia (Siberia) Section
Benelux Section Jordan Section Saudi Arabia (East) Section
Bosnia and Herzegovina Section Kenya Section Saudi Arabia (West) Section
Bulgaria Section Kuwait Section Serbia And Montenegro Section
Croatia Section Latvia Section Slovenia Section
Cyprus Section Lebanon Section South Africa Section
Czechoslovakia Section Lithuania Section Spain Section
Denmark Section Malta Section Sweden Section
Egypt Section Mauritius Section Switzerland Section
Estonia Section Morocco Section Tunisia Section
Finland Section Nigeria Section Turkey Section
France Section Norway Section Uganda 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
Iceland Section North Macedonia Section