Mystique 2019 – the Global Wearable Technology Fashion Show

IEEE YP Victorian Section was a proud partner of Mystique 2019, coordinated by Tech4Future Director, Dr. Gabriela Raducan. The show also marked 10 years of IEEE Day Celebrations, promoted interdisciplinary global collaborations and encouraged females to join STEM fields.

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STEP – Student Transition and Elevation Program

IEEE Young Professionals Victorian Section had their first STEP event at La Trobe University, organised in partnership with Women in Engineering, IEEE La Trobe student branch. Around 50 students from all year levels had the chance to network with our guests from IEEE Young Professionals Victorian Section: Chamath Divarathne (Chair), Vijay S. Paul (Secretary), Fatemeh Jalali (Treasurer) and our guest Champake Mendis.They talked about their journey, gave advice on application processes and shared interview tips. At the end, there was a Q&A session, where they answered any questions from the audience. The students were told about the importance of volunteering, and the benefits that they can have by joining IEEE.

The event received very good feedback from attendees and contributed to the recruitment of undergraduate and postgraduate students to join IEEE.

IEEE Young Professionals Industry Networking Night & Panel Discussion

IEEE Victorian-Tasmanian Section, in association with its Young Professionals Affinity group hosted an industry networking night, followed by a panel discussion, for the industry professionals of Victoria. It was a rare opportunity for professionals to interact with the leading industry experts. The discussions addressed important career concerns, like: engineering jobs at risk in the next 5 years, technology areas of focus by 2025, adapting to the automation changes in the industry and how the IEEE community can support you overcome these challenges. Various leading figures from Australian industry also featured in this event.

There were only limited seats available, therefore booking tickets was mandatory at this link:


Get Employed and Thrive in Construction, Mining & Resource Sector, August 2016

Industrial Visit to Latrobe Valley Coal mines and Power StationJuly 2016

Cloud Technology and Career Pathways: An interactive talkMay 2016

Python programming for Researchers : a full day workshop, October 2015

Python data analysis skills for Engineers : a full day workshop, October 2015

Engineer to Manager Mastering the Transition -Workshop – 1 on Leadership Qualities, Effective Procedures and  Brainstorming, July 2015

Engineer to Manager Mastering the Transition -Workshop – 2  on Project Management and Root-Cause Analysis,  August 2015

Gaze Tracking from Ordinary Webcams by Dr. Alan Zhang from XLabs on November 2014

Bird’s Eye View on Strategies for Leadership Success presented by Satya Tanner on October 2014

IEEE Australia & New Zealand Student & Young Professional Congress on July 2014

The project presentation of the Smart Idea Challenge finalist Mr. Farzad Khodadai on November 2014

IEEE YP Victorian section young professionals Smart Idea Challenge on November 2014

Basslink Project – connecting the transmission systems of Tasmania and Victoria, by Malcolm Eccles, CEO Basslink Pty Ltd. This event organised as a joint with Technical Management Chapter (TM) on December 2014

Career Advisory Networking Dinner on November 2013


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