What is ANZSCON?
IEEE ANZSCON 2017 welcomes worldwide IEEE members/non-members, who have an interest in the charter and activities of IEEE Young Professionals (YP) affinity groups, Women in Engineering (WIE) affinity groups, and IEEE Student Activities. ANZSCON is the Australia New Zealand Student and Young Professionals Congress. Being a unique event of its kind, it brings together the leadership from 10 sections across Australia and New Zealand, as well as two Regional Councils.
ANZSCON is an event where young engineering students and young professionals meet and engage to familiarize with trends in science and technology, discuss present and future engineering challenges, develop new skills and share technical, social and professional experiences.
In 2017, the theme of this congress is developing leadership and humanitarian technologies.
What can I get from attending ANZSCON?
ANZSCON 2017 presents excellent opportunities for you to:
- Network with other leaders to develop professionals and personal relationships
- Meet and engage with student leaders, young professionals, several top IEEE leaders
- Learn to create a culture of leadership and innovation
- Engage and deliver relevancy to your professional peers and relevant audiences
- Learn technology trends and personal development tools for swift career growth
- Share your success stories with your peers and influence the community and leadership
- Participate in competitions to showcase your engineering projects/research to wide audiences
- Learn and engage with life-shaping IEEE initiatives to develop your career and to engage with your community
Program on Day 1:
IEEE President and CEO.
IEEE Region 10 Director
IEEE SIGHT – Engagement Subcommittee Chair
Mr Nivas Ravichandran
IEEE Region 10 Young Professionals Coordinator
Prof Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay
Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Sensors Council
Chair, IEEE New South Wales IMS TC-18 (http://tc18.ieee-ims.org)
IEEE Fellow and Topical Editor of IEEE Sensors Journal
Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurements
Dr Mohsen Asadnia
Secretary, IEEE NSW Instrumentation and Measurement Chapter
Lecturer in Mechatronics Engineering, Macquarie University
Dr Zia Ahmed
Chair, IEEE Australia Council
Prof Nirmal Nair
Chair, IEEE New Zealand Council
Dr. Rajesh Ingle
IEEE R10 Student Activities Chair
Prof. Aki Nishihara
Akinori Nishihara received his B.E., M.E. and Dr. Eng. degrees in
electronics from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1973, 1975 and
1978,respectively. Since 1978 he has been with Tokyo Institute of
Technology. After his retirement in March 2016 he works for Human
Assets Promotion Program for Innovative Education and Research
(HAPPIER), Tokyo Institute of Technology as Specially Appointed
Professor. His research interests are in signal processing and
educational technology. He published more than 300 technical papers in
refereed international journals and conferences. He received IEEE
Third Millennium Medal in 2000, Distinguished Service Award for IEEE
Student Activities in 2006, Tokyo Tech Best Teacher Award in 2009,
Tokyo Tech Best Engineering Teacher Award in 2013, IEEE Region 10
Outstanding Volunteer Award in 2015, Commendation for Science and
Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and
Technology in 2016, and IEICE Excellent Educational Practices Award in
2017. He served on many committees/boards in IEEE, IEICE, etc., and
now serves as IEEE Region 10 (Asia Pacific Region) Director-Elect,
2017-2018. He is an IEEE Life Fellow, an IEICE Fellow, and a member
of APSIPA and JSET.
Prof Bozenna Pasik-Duncan
Chair, IEEE Women In Engineering
Dr. Celia Shahnaz
Co- Chair, IEEE WIE Workshops Subcommittee
2016 IEEE Region 10 WIE Coordinator
Prof Janina Mazierska
IEEE Region 10 Director 2007-2008
Sainab Taiwo Ninalowo
Chair, IEEE PES Women in Power
Prof Barbara Messerle
Executive Dean, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Macquarie University, Australia
Dr Olivia Mirza
Senior Lecturer, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Prof Iain Collings
Head, Department of Engineering, Macquarie University, Australia
Prof Toshio Fukuda
Professor of Shenyang University of Technology, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Science, Russell Springer Chaired Professor at UC Berkeley, Seoul National University, Advisory Professor of Industrial Technological Research Institute and etc.
Design Lead at nbn™ Australia
Former CEO of Fishburners. Co-founder of Startup Muster, Ad Muncher, Feedback Fast, etc.
Chair, IEEE South Australia Section
Venue & Travel
Congress Venue: University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)
Airports: Sydney Airport (SYD) – 6.5 Kilometers from the airport
Getting around Sydney: Sydney public transportation
The suggested dress code for ANZSCON is casual smart/business attire.