The results of the IEEE Region 8 Educational Activities contest “Acceleration Program” have been announced, and we are very happy to see two Greek teams between the winners. In the Pre-University Education Category the 2nd place goes for the Arduino A to Z (Greece Section – IEEE Student Branch of Thrace) – Runner-up A coordinated 4-month
First Lego League (FLL) Xanthi 2018 was successfully held on Sunday, January 21st at the Stadium “Philippos Amirides”. The competition was supported by the IEEE Student Branch of Thrace, which attended this exemplary robotics festival for all ages. The constructions of the teams, the children’s passion for robotics and the plethora of solutions to Hydrodynamics’
The 4th HSYP a 3-day congress took place at the National Technological University of Athens between the 3rd and the 5th of November. 60 participants from 13 Student Branches of Greece and Cyprus had the opportunity to meet each other and exchange ideas, thoughts and worries. During the 1st day of the event the Head
Voxxed Days is a series of tech events organised by local community groups and supported by the Voxxed team. Sharing the Devoxx philosophy that content comes first, these events see both internationally renowned and local speakers converge at a wide range of locations around the world. After the enormous success of the first Voxxed Days
The 109th IEEE Region 8 Committee Meeting was held in Sydney on 10-11 of August 2017, during the IEEE Sections Congress. Representatives from most Region 8 Sections participated to the meeting. Greece delegate was Athanasios Kakarountas (Vice-Chair, Greece IEEE Section). The meeting was hosted at the Sydney International Convention Center, located in the heart of
On December 2016 a very important TISP Workshop took place in Greece, organized and implemented by the Greece Section Educational Activities, led by Stamatis Dragoumanos, Chair of the Greece IEEE Section Educational Activities Having 112 educators and 40 volunteers trained, it may not have been the biggest TISP Workshop held in Region 8, but there
After almost two years of hard work of the Greece IEEE Section Educational Activities, running by Stamatis Dragoumanos, his believing in the inquiry based learning and the IEEE TISP program, brought the first implementation of an IEEE lesson plan from tryengineering.org to a Greek School. The “Rubber Band Racers” lesson plan was implemented by Mr.
On 20th and 21st of October the first ever VOXXED Days THESSALONIKI one of the biggest software development conference took place in Greece, Thessaloniki. More than 300 attendees from 10 different countries had the chance to learn and discuss with 17 speakers, top-experts in their fields like Simon Ritter, CTO of Ajul Systems, Java and