IEEE Young Professionals Karachi is trying tooth and nail to prove its metal. The team IEEE Young Professionals participated IEEE XPLORE 2014 at NED University, where Ms. Bint-e-Zohra and Mr. Rabeet Sagri were invited to speak on importance of professionalism in student bodies and IEEE benefits respectively.
Mr.Rabeet Sagri gave a brief overview on the role that IEEE plays internationally for the advancement of technological innovation and excellence. He explained the vision of IEEE which is to serve global technical community. He also acquainted the audience with the organizational structure of IEEE that how it is divided with respect to hierarchy and how the IEEE student branches, IEEE sections and IEEE headquarters are linked with each other. He covered all the aspects in his presentation including the benefits that IEEE offers to its members which is a confidence boosting factor for the members who serve IEEE. Some of the benefits that he mentioned were access to IEEEâ€™s tech research magazine â€œIEEE Spectrumâ€, IEEE Xplore Digital Library, IEEE job site, IEEE.tv, myIEEE (portal), Safari Books, online, IEEE webinars, IEEE Computer Society and last but not the least IEEE Awards for the members with outstanding performances.
He also talked about the recent initiatives that IEEE has taken to meet its objectives like IEEE EPICS (Engineering Projects in Community Service) and IEEE SIGHT. IEEE EPICS is in collaboration with NGOs to deploy engineering projects for the well-being of community. IEEE Sight is a special interest group on Humanitarian technology. He also laid stress on the project related to â€œTelemedicine Networkâ€ from Pakistan which was selected among top 20 projects all over the world.
Ms Bint-e-Zohra emphasize on the importance of professionalism in student bodies. She discuss the importance of collaboration of different societies, mutual understanding of affinity groups and importance of taking initiatives.