General Meeting for all IEEE Ghana Section


we are happy to inform you
that there will be a General Meeting for all IEEE Ghana Section
Members scheduled as follows;

Date      Saturday 11 May 2013
Venue    E.C.G Training School  Tema
Time      2pm

1. Reading and Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes
2. Report on the 100th IEEE Region 8 meeting held at Madrid, Spain- Vice Chair
3.Update on the upcoming technical workshop/seminar at ECG Training by
Chair/Vice Chair
4. The Challenges of ICT, Entrepreneurs and Graduates in Developing
Countries- Ghana as a Case Study – Mr. Edward Danso Ansong, Deputy
Director for West African Network
5. Report on the postal address by secretary
6. Student Branch Development Proposal & Newsletter- Mr. Anthony Ocloo
7.  Report from various portfolios
8. Update on office for IEEE Ghana Section
9. Any other matters

Please your presence is needed and thank you for your understanding.




Voting Starts on 12th Nov 2012 – 6:00pm – Ends on 19th Nov 2012 – 6:00pm

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Start Date:
12 Nov 2012 – 6:00pm – 19 Nov 2012 – 6:00pm


1. Dr K. O. Boateng

2. Dr John Rajan


1. George Eduful CENG MIET


1. Ernest Osei-Akoto


1. Isaac K. Boakye

Membership Development & Membership Activities Officer

1. Anthony Ocloo

2. Mary Tagoe

Professional & Technical Activities Coordinator

1. kobina kwarko

2. Kwame Appiah Amoako

Publications & Newsletter Officer

1. Constant Akama


The tenure of the current Section Chair ends by December, 2012.
As a result, IEEE Ghana is inviting nominations for the position of Section Chair for 2013 to 2015. This is a position of authority and responsibility, managed such that the Section succeeds in all its endeavors.


a. Be a past/present Executive Committee Member of the IEEE Ghana

b. Be a resident and/or working in Ghana and also in good standings of the IEEE

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The IEEE will be organizing a two-day Sections Congress on the 20th and 21st of this month.Each Breakout Session held during Sections Congress 2011 (SC2011) will be available live via webinar, for IEEE volunteers and members who are not at SC2011, but who are interested in participating in the sessions. The page on the link below, lists the Breakout Session topics offered during each of the five Breakout Sessions times. Each webinar will also be recorded and available after SC2011 on the IEEE Center for Leadership Excellence training portal.

IEEE Job Site hosts a Virtual Career Fair from 22nd February- 21st March 2011

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IEEE Region 8 Sections Website Competition

The IEEE Region 8 would like to announce the Results of the IEEE Region 8 Section Website Contest!

Without any further ado the results are:

1. United Arab Emirates – 1st prize
2. Ghana – 2nd prize
3. Italy – 3rd prize
4. Egypt – 4th prize

The winners of the Contest will receive the following prizes:

94th IEEE Region 8 Committee Meeting Riga, Latvia 7th – 9th of May 2010

The 94th IEEE Region 8 Committee Meeting was held in Riga Latvia on the 7th to the 9th of May 2010. The meeting was attended by the whole Region 8 committee with some quests from IEEE Headquarters. Among others, IEEE President and IEEE President Elect, Pedro Ray and Moshe Kam respectively attended and addressed the meeting.

Slate of candidates for 2011-2012 Director-Elect

The slate of candidates for IEEE Region 8 Director-Elect 2011-2012 is:

  • Martin J. Bastiaans (Nominated by Petition)
  • Gerhard P. Hancke (Nominated by IEEE Region 8)


The election will be held in August and September 2010.

Your vote is very important!

To read the statements of candidature click below

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 May 2010 08:14

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