ABOUT

The GCC Students and Young Professionals Congress (SYP Congress) is an event that will take place every two years in GCC Region. During the Congress, a wide  variety  of  workshops,  competitions  and activities  are  organized,  dealing  with  interesting topics in diverse technical fields and also related to soft skills.


Who Should Attend ?

Students and young professionals ( 18 - 35 years old)

AGENDA

Keynote Guest Speakers Keynote Guest Speakers
Student Branches Sessions Student Branches Sessions
IEEE opportunities and competitions IEEE opportunities and competitions
Young Professionals Session Young Professionals Session
Networking Session Networking Session
SB Sharing Experience Session SB Sharing Experience Session
Women in Engineering Session Women in Engineering Session
Soft Skills Session Soft Skills Session
Site Visits Site Visits
. .

CONTESTS

Dear Sir/Madam,

It is with great pleasure that we announce the launching of the IEEE GCC SYP students contests. The competitions will take place alongside the 1st IEEE GCC SYP Congress that will  be held at Bahrain Gulf Hotel & Conference and Exhibition center on the 7th  and 8th of  May 2017.

These competitions are outstanding vehicles to promote and demonstrate cutting edge and state of the art technologies. The focus will be on technical feasibility, efficiency and innovation of the proposed solution as well as testing the creativity of the participants.

We are anxiously looking forward to a greater success at this event. Below kindly see the details concerning the rules and how to participate.

     

Schedule

2017-05-07
2017-05-07
2017-05-08
2017-05-08
07:30 - 09:00
Registration
09:00 - 10:15
Opening Session
  • Keynote Speakers ( IEEE R8 Past-Director )
  • Congress Overview and Agenda ( Congress Chair )
  • Q&A
Mr. Costas Stasopoulos
IEEE Region 8 Past-Director
Dr. Mohamamd Almuhaini
Congress Chair
Mr. Bassem Tariq
Logistics Committee Chair
10:15 - 10:55
Professional Certification and Career Development
10:55 - 11:10
Coffee break
11:10 - 11:50
Engineers of the Millennial Age: A View of the Future
Mr. Karan Ponnudurai – Bahrain
Chief Digital Officer – Batelco
11:50 - 12:25
IoT Challenges and Security Measures: A transformation to Rapid Digital Growth
Mr. Khaled Alamri – KSA
CEO – EBTCO
Dr. Muhammad Wasim Raad – KSA
Lecturer – KFUPM
11:50 - 12:25
Innovation in Deploying Solar Systems
Mr. Ebrahim Radhi – Bahrain
Managing Director – Green Innova
11:50 - 12:25
Living the Dream
Mr. Abdulaziz AlFarhan – Kuwait
CEO – Mutawar
12:25 - 13:40
Prayer and Lunch
13:40 - 15:00
Young Innovators
Ms. Alaa Abdulraheem – Bahrain
Founder and CEO – Butterfly technology
Mr. Mohanad Aboudayah – KSA
Consultant of Innovation – King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology
Ms. Amina Alhawaj – Bahrain
13:40 - 15:00
Young Entrepreneurs: A Glimpse at the Young Journey

Moderator: Ms. Sandra Shaban
Panelists: Mr. Mahmood Zeyad, Mr. Yonis Attiya and Ms. Shahad Alzaki

Ms. Sandra Shaban – Bahrain
Mr. Mahmood Zeyad – Bahrain
Managing Director – Majra
Mr. Yonis Attiya – Bahrain
Creative Director – Limefish Design
Ms. Shahad Alzaki – Bahrain
Founder and Creative Director – Mievento
15:00 - 16:15
Engineering for Humanitarian Development (IAS Humanitarian)
Ms. Ines Abdennaji – Tunisia
Chair - IAS Humanitarian Subcommittee
15:00 - 16:15
Female Role Models in the field of Engineering (IAS WiE)

Moderator: Ms. Taqua Khairy

Panelists: Dr. Sana Al-Mansoori, Ms. Margaretha Eriksson and Ms. Sarah AlQattan

Ms. Taqua Khairy – Cyprus
Dr. Sana Al-Mansoori – Bahrain
Assistant Professor – UoB
Ms. Margaretha Eriksson – Sweden
IEEE Region 8 Director
Ms. Sarah AlQattan – Kuwait
General Field Engineer – Schlumberger
15:00 - 16:15
Employability Skills
Ms. Aisha Buheji – Bahrain
Tutor – Polytechnic Bahrain
16:15 - 16:30
Coffee break
16:30 - 17:30
Young Professionals Session
  • Getting Involved with YP
  • Forever Young by R8 Young Professionals
Ms. Tasneem Yousef – Bahrain
Mr. Mashhour AlQahtani – KSA
Mr. Skander Mansouri – Tunisia
IEEE Region 8 Young Professional
16:30 - 17:30
Let’s Focus on Students: Best Practices in Student Branches and Members Development
Mr. George Papadimitriou – Greece
IEEE SAC Projects and Initiatives Coordinator
17:30 - 18:30
Break before the social activity
18:30 - 19:00
Gathering back at the hotel and heading for the social activity
19:00 - 23:00
Social Activity
  • Activities
  • Dinner
09:00 - 12:00
Tour in Bahrain
12:00 - 13:15
Prayer and Lunch
15:00 - 18:00
Cyber Security Workshop
  • Cyber Security and Technology Convergence Disruption
  • Introduction to Control Systems Security
Mr. Taimoor Dar – Bahrain
Cyber Security Specialist – Batelco
Ms. Doaa Zamzami – KSA
Control Systems Security Specialist – Aramco
15:00 - 18:00
Ignite the Minds (Arduino) Workshop
Mr. Ibrahim Al-Saihati – KSA
Lecturer – KFUPM
15:00 - 18:00
Public speaking Workshop
KFUPM Toastmasters Club – KSA
18:00 - 19:00
Break / networking
19:00 - 20:00
Closing Ceremony
  • Announcing the winners for all competitions
  • Speech from the chair of the congress
  • Awarding sponsors
Select date to see events.

SPONSORS

PLATINUM

 
Academic Sponsor
 

SILVER

 
Industrial Sponsor
Industrial Sponsor
Academic Sponsor
Academic Sponsor
Academic Sponsor
 


SPECIAL

 
Technical sponsor
Robotics Competition Sponsor
 

ORGANIZERS

 
 

REGISTRATION

Student / Basic

$100

Extra $50 for Non IEEE student Members

Congress

May 7-8 , 2017


Meals

Student / Advanced

$150

Extra $50 for Non IEEE student Members

Congress

May 7-8 , 2017

Conference

May 8-11 , 2017 | View Details

Meals

Young Professionals

$450

Extra $100 for Non IEEE Members

 

Congress

May 7-8 , 2017

Conference

May 8-11 , 2017 | View Details

Meals

Does not include: Accommodation and Transportation

Contact Us

For general inquiries:

ieee.gcc.syp.congress2017@gmail.com

For any inquiries contact the secretary on

shaima.shakeeb.bh@ieee.org