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New IEEE Finland Section Officers for 2020-2021

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

During the election process the following new officers were elected:

Chair: Dmitry Petrov

Vice Chair: Arttu Ollikkala

Past Chair: Toni Mattila

Secretary: Jenni Rekola

Treasurer: Seppo Siearla

Young Professionals representative: Behrous Jedari

Student representative: Aki Koivu

IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Tthe 30th IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP 2020) will be organized in Finland in September. The call for papers and call for special sessions is now open.

Machine learning, as the driving force of this wave of AI, provides powerful solutions to many real-world technical and scientific challenges. The 30th MLSP workshop, an annual event organized by the IEEE Signal Processing Society MLSP Technical Committee, will present the most recent and exciting advances in machine learning for signal processing through keynote talks, tutorials, as well as special and regular single-track sessions.

The deadline for paper submission is April 19th (cfp).



IEEE Finland section board election

Monday, February 3rd, 2020


The election of the new board of the IEEE Finland Section was completed.

The new roster in the Finland Section Board is:
Chair: Dmitry Petrov
Vice-Chair: Arttu Ollikkala
Secretary: Jenni Rekola
Treasurer: Seppo Sierla
Young Professional Chair: Behrouz Jedari
Student Representative: Aki Koivu
Past Chair: Toni Mattila

The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems (ICPS 2020)

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems (ICPS 2020) will be held on 9-12 June 2020, in Tampere, Finland.

The IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems (ICPS) is to provide a platform to exchange research and innovation results, lessons learned from industrial practices associated with new paradigms and technologies. ICPS 2020 is going to be the conference series presenting the state of the art and future perspectives of Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems. The industry experts, researchers, and academics share ideas and experiences surrounding frontier technologies, breakthroughs and innovative solutions and applications. The world’s industry, researchers, and academia are cordially invited to participate in this exciting event and enjoy the wonderful city of Tampere.

The conference features technical tracks on

  • Industry Architectures, Industry Standards, RAMI 4.0, Industrial IoT
  • Core Technologies, Interoperability, Communication Networks, Connectivity OT/IT, Semantics, Control, Security, IoT/IoS, Machine Learning, Autonomous Systems, Cloud-Fog Computing, Big/Smart Data, Security.
  • Engineering Methods and Tools, Lifecycle Management, Integration, HMI, Safety, Engineering Systems of ICPS.
  • Smart Manufacturing, Robotics, Smart Cities, Energy/Smart Grid, Smart Living, Smart Farming, Mobility, Water Management, Mining, Oil & Gas, Intelligent Enterprise, Smart Transportation, Internet of Underwater Things, Smart Medical Systems.
  • Innovation Management, Innovation Ecosystems, Visions/Roadmaps, Industry Digitalization, Strategies & Markets, Entrepreneurship.
  • Digital Society, Education, Lifelong ICPS Learning, ICPS Curricula, Social Aspects, Sustainability, Machine Ethics

In addition, the conference features a short papers track:

  • Short papers (4 pages) on all ICPS areas

Further details, e.g. on the special sessions and tutorials that will be organized, are available via the webpage of the event.

A call for papers can be found here

2020 International Conference on Localization and GNSS (ICL-GNSS)

Monday, December 16th, 2019

The 2020 International Conference on Localization and GNSS (ICL-GNSS) is scheduled to be held in Tampere, FI on 2020-06-02 to 2020-06-04 with IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society participating as a sponsor of this event.


November Industry-university co-operation meeting of IEEE Young Professionals

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

The Industry-university co-operation meeting of IEEE Young Professionals on 6.11 has been successfully completed. Represented companies were Sandvik, GE, Efore, Merus Power, Danfoss, Empower, ABB, Gofore, VTT.

The meeting was organized to discuss how to support the Tampere university after its re-start in 2019. During the dinner, it was decided to create an industry supported BSc thesis program for students of power electronics and automation. This means, that suitable BSc thesis topics in industry will be offered. The students will be supported during their BSc thesis process and after that, students have the opportunity to be hired. Industry visits to the University will be organized and also students shall be able to visit factories and test sites.

The first visiting lectures are organized in the end of the year 2019 and the official industry-supported BSc program will start in spring 2020.

In addition to university support, co-operation possibilities with companies were discussed especially in the projects funded by EU and Business Finland and Tampere University career opportunities and career development.

6G Wireless summit in March 2020

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

The 2020 2nd 6G Wireless Summit (6G SUMMIT) is scheduled to begin on 17. March 2020.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Summit has been approved by all conference sponsors.

European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference (EISIC) 2019

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

The 2019 European ISI Conference is the 10th ISI conference, held in Oulu on 26. – 27.11. 2019.

For more information, please refer to the webpage of the event.

Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI) is an interdisciplinary field of research that focuses on the development, use, and evaluation of advanced information technologies, including methodologies, models and algorithms, systems, and tools, for local, national, and international security related applications. Over the past decade, the ISI research community has matured and delivered an impressive array of research results that are both technically innovative and practically relevant.