On Thursday, 19/10, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki IEEE Student Branch organised in collaboration with Major League Hacking its first technical workshop for this academic year! Around 30 participants learnt how to build scalable (web-based) applications using CockroachDB, a cloud-based SQL database, express and Node.js! The workshop entailed both a step by step analysis of
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
IEEE Greece Section is proud to announce that it received the 2017 Outstanding Section Membership recruitment performance award, for meeting its recruitment goal for the 2017 membership year. The membership development goals were developed based on Greece Section’s three year performance. In recognition of this achievement, Greece Section received the following badge, which signifies the outstanding achievement
IEEE Greece Section, representing the Greek members of IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology, and WRO (World Robot Olympiad) Hellas, a non-profit organization dedicated on Educational Robotics and Sciences, the most active organization in South Eastern Europe organizing local and national Robotic contests, announce their collaboration in the framework of
CanSat in Greece 2017 Indiegogo fundraising campaign is live NOW! CanSat in Greece 2017 is a Pan-hellenic high-school student competition organized by the IEEE NTUA Student Branch. This national competition, that also stands as a preliminary round to the CanSats in Europe 2017 competition, is on the way, the teams have already started constructing their
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.
The 24-Hour Programming Competition IEEEXtreme 10.0 successfully completed from the IEEE’s Student Branch at the University of Western Macedonia with 24 participants partited on 8 teams. Also, many students were there to attend and observe the event to collect experience from a programming competition and prepare themselves for the upcoming IEEE events. Over 70 people
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
Today is a great day for the IEEE and its members. Today we are celebrating the first time in history when engineers worldwide and IEEE members gathered to share their technical ideas in 1884. IEEE Day’s theme is: “Leveraging Technology for a Better Tomorrow”. While the world benefits from what’s new, IEEE focuses on what’snext.