EVENTS

IEEE KYU has held a number of Events and more events are to be held in the near future

Past Events

The event was held on 6th feb 2018.

The Deputy Vice Chancellor of Kyambogo University, Prof. Aaron Wanyama gave the key note opening remarks where he emphasized the need for students and staff to belong to professional bodies like IEEE.

Mr. Vincent Kaabunga, the Chair of IEEE Adhoc committee for activities in Africa talked about IEEE membership and the available opportunities.

The CEO of MUNU Foundation, Ms. Maryanne talked about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and how the IEEE student members can volunteer to promote STEM in secondary schools in Uganda.

Mr. Vincent Olema talked about Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers (UIPE), how to become members and the opportunities available.

Mr. Roland Niwareeba, the head of Electrical and Electronic Engineers who is also the branch counselor urged the students to join IEEE and participate in most activities organized by IEEE.

seminar

Participants during the IEEE Sensitization Seminar

(Left to Right (Front Row)- Ms. Kisutu Gertrude, Mr. Aruho Joseph, Mr. Vincent Kaabunga, Prof. Aaron Wanyama- DVC AA, Mr. Roland Niwareeba-Head DEEE and Branch Counselor, Ms. Maryanne Karamagi- CEO MUNU Foundation, Ms. Nyakato Dorothy, Dr. Excellence Favor- KYU SIGHT Group Leader and IEEE student members)


Planned Events

This year we have organized more events to keep our students very active.

  • Monthly public lectures featuring guests from industry
  • IEEE distinguished lectures
  • Industrial tours
  • Student Professional Awareness Conference and Exposition (SPACE)
  • IEEE Kyambogo University Student Branch annual dinner
  • IBM training
  • Student Professional Awareness Conference(SPAC18)
  • IEEEXtreme Programming Competition 2018

Download our annual workplan from here Workplan


Upcoming Events

The following events are due to take place during this semester

SPAC18

Kyambogo University IEEE Student Branch is organizing Student Professional Awareness Conference (SPAC18). We have invited the speakers and so far some have already confirmed their attendance. The conference is scheduled to take place on Thursday 30th August 2018 at Kyambogo University. We expect speakers from industry and academia to come and talk about recent research in the field of engineering and enhance the technical and non-technical knowledge of the participants. We expect to have over 800 students participating in this event.

For more information about it, download SPAC-proposal

IEEEXtreme Programming

IEEEXtreme is a global challenge in which teams of IEEE Student members advised and proctored by an IEEE member, and often supported by an IEEE Student Branch compete in a 24-hour time span against each other to solve a set of programming problems.

for more information, visit ieeextreme site