2018-03-20 22:40

South Africa will be hosting the next IEEE Region 8 (R8) Membership Development (MD) workshop intended to  equipm our volunteers with the skills necessary for increasing the positive impact of IEEE. Over 30 people, mainly from Africa and also from Europe, Middle East and South Africa, will be attending this wonderful event.

More information is available here.



2018-02-11 14:57

IEEE South Africa annd University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN) held a talk "IEEE - Opportunities and Benefits" at the Electronic Engineering Department at the Howard College Campus of the university on Feb 8, 2018 from 10AM. The lively discussion between Dr Lysko, Chair: IEEE South Africa Section and students and staff went around opportunities offered by IEEE and needs and interests by the participants. The event was finised with a networking lunch. The event was attended by over 40 students and staff.

2018-01-22 07:05

Join IEEE at our Open Data Summit!

5 February 2018, 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM (SAST)
Cape Town, South Africa
*Networking Reception immediately following the Summit

How does Open Data impact society? What value can society derive from Open Data? How can Africa create economic value from Open Data? These are some of the questions that will be explored at the upcoming Open Data Summit that will take place in Cape Town.

2018-01-16 11:56

4th International Forum on Research and Technologies for Society and Industry

Innovation to shape the future

Palermo, Italy, 10 - 13 Sep 2018


Call for papers [PDF]

2017-11-16 10:41



The IEEE, IEEE South Africa Section and South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU). Shown above at the signing ceremony are the President of SAIEE Mr Jacob Machinjike, Dr Albert Lysko IEEE SA Region Chairperson and Stan Bridgens CEO of SAIEE. The signing ceremony was held at the SAIEE House in Johannesburg on 6 October 2017. 

2017-11-16 10:19

The 2017 SAIEE - IEEE Joint Distinguished Volunteer Award was awarded to Prof Saurabh Sinha


2017-11-02 13:50

Intel Nervana is Coming to Cape Town with a meetup on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

The Intel AI Meetup will touch on topics relating to:

2017-10-17 07:35

Call For Papers

Aim & Scope

2017-10-02 12:05

The Educon 2018 ConfTool is ready for the sending of proposals.


The IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON) 2018 is the ninth in
a series of conferences that rotate among central locations in IEEE Region 8
(Europe, Middle East and North Africa). EDUCON is the flagship conference of
the IEEE Education Society.

2017-07-09 06:56

We are proud to announce that the IEEE South Africa is 40 years this year, following its foundation on 5 August 1977! We plan to run celebratory events – more information to follow.




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