Lebanon Section held a general assembly and a 125th Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, October 29th, 2009. Seventy members, including the executive committees of the section, the chapters and the student branches attended.
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The general assembly was opened with the Lebanese National Anthem followed by IEEE One Voice video. Presentation of IEEE Lebanon Section was given by Dr. Elias Nassar, Communications Society Chapter presentation was given by Dr. Zaher Dawy, Computer Society Chapter presentation was given by Dr. Aziz Barbar, CAS/PE/PEL Societies Chapter presentation was given by Mr. Ahmed Adra and the GOLD Affinity Group presentation was given by Mr. Mark Chedid. American University of Beirut Student Branch presentation was given by Mr. Said Kharouf, Beirut Arab University Student Branch presentation was given by Mr. Hussein Ali, Notre Dame University Student Branch presentation was given by Ms. Joan Farjo, Universite Saint-Joseph Student Branch presentation was given by Mr. Rami Hermes.
Following the presentations certificates of appreciation were given to students from the different branches and to Dr. M. Adnan Al-Alaoui, the first Chair of the IEEE Lebanon Section, in recognition for his efforts in establishing the IEEE Lebanon Section.