The First IEEE Middle East Student Branch Congress

Amman, Jordan, 11-14 May 2009

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Amman, the capital city of Jordan and a land of great culture, will be home to the first IEEE Middle East Student Branch Congress (ME-SBC) on 11-14 May 2009.

Organized by IEEE- Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT) Student Branch, in partnership with IEEE- Texas A&M University at Qatar Student Branch, and Hosted at Princess Sumaya University For Technology (PSUT), the ME-SBC will be a unique opportunity for IEEE volunteers from more than 100 different student branches in more than 10 different Sections in Region 8, to socialize and interact, develop their soft skills, enhance their insight into technology, discuss the common obstacles faced by their branches in the region and get equipped to tackle them in the upcoming year.

The First IEEE ME-SBC will honor and celebrate a great achievement; 125 years of Engineering the Future. It will include the following major events:

  1. The Volunteers Enrichment Program (VEP)
  2. The Delegation of Aspiration (DOA) Contest
  3. The IEEE 125th Anniversary Celebration Gala Dinner
  4. The ME-SBC Award Ceremony
  5. The Middle East Job Fair

Each student branch will be represented by a delegation of 4 delegates. Applications for participation will be received and reviewed on a rolling basis starting March 1st. Applications are available through the ME-SBC website (Visit