IEEE SB CEA Execom Training - Webinar
27 March 2020
The execom training for IEEE SB CEA 2020 team was conducted on 27 March 2020 as a webinar due to the coronavirus lockdown. The session commenced at 5 pm. All the execom members along with the Branch Counsellor Dr. John George attended the webinar. The speakers were Mr. Anandhu S Kumar, Mr. Anish M S (alumni of College of Engineering Adoor), Mr. K S Saran ( alumni of College of Engineering Adoor) and Ms. Staji Wilson who all are volunteers of PES Young Professionals, IEEE Kerala Section. Dr. John George addressed the meeting.
Mr. Anandhu S Kumar kick-started the session by providing an overall view of IEEE concentrating on topics like What is IEEE?, a brief description of each societies of IEEE. He also covered the benefits of continuing IEEE membership and professional networking. It was very helpful for the members to understand the IEEE in deeper depth. The next session was led by Mr. Anish M S where he explained the steps that should be followed while organizing an IEEE event. This detailed session helped the members to know what are the things that must be taken into account on conducting an event. The session also explained about proper reporting and how it must be done. The next session was handled by Mr. K S Saran in which he explained about the PES and IAS societies. He also pointed out the opportunities, scholarship, awards provided by IEEE as well as the criteria that must be followed while applying for it. He also focused on the area of publicity and made the students aware of the different aspects of each societies. Then the final session was handled by Ms. Staji Wilson on Women in Engineering. The session focused on better understanding of WIE and also made the students aware of the scholarship, travel grant, awards and the guidelines for it. Mr. Akash Nair, chairperson of IEEE SB CEA thanked all the speakers for their informative talk.
The feedback from the members of IEEE SB CEA showed that the session was truly informative and a platform to get their queries answered. The session proved to guide the student volunteers on a systematic way to function their student branch and also to explore the possibilities of IEEE.