The IEEE Student Branch of Bath organized the IEEE UK&RI Sectional Student Branch Congress 2013, held in Bath, from 6th to 8th of September. The aim of the congress was to present the innovative projects of IEEE, discuss all the activities performed by the student branches, and exchange ideas and knowledge.
Rui Costa, founder and coordinator of the IEEE-X Academic project and member of the Region 8 Educational Activities Committee participated in the congress presenting the IEEE-X Academic project, that will create an innovative useful educational resource, motivating Student Branches from UK&RI to participate in the project. An audience of almost 60 individuals attended the presentation, that focused on the advantages of this new educational resource for students as well as the role that IEEE and its Student Branches can have in the process, introducing for the first time in UK&RI Section the IEEE-X Academic project.
Several students showed great interest and a nice conversation about the project started during the Congress. This presentation marked the beginning of the work towards developing the IEEE-X Academic in UK&RI Section.