Central European Student and Young Professionals Congress

Zagreb, May 8-10 2015
Plenary session 3
09:00 - 09:20 D2 Membership development
09:20 - 09:40 D2 IEEE Women in Engineering:
Why study engineering?
09:40 - 10:10 D2 madC
10:10 - 10:30 D2 Work and Live in Styria


Membership development
Saturday, 09:00 - 09:20, D2

Presentation

Speakers:



Aleksandar Szabo received his degrees from the University of Zagreb. He started his professional career working on the design, production and testing of electronic equipment for industry applications. After joining the University of Zagreb, he was teaching electronic circuits and participating in many technical projects.

Aleksandar Szabo is a member of IEEE since 1976. As the Croatia Section Chair and MD Officer he has been active in membership growth, the activity of the Section and in chapter and affinity group formation. In 1994 he initiated the formation of the first Student Branch in Croatia. In Region 8 he was the Chair of the R8 Membership Development Subcommittee in 2005, 2006, 2009 and 2010. In 2013 and 2014 he was R8 Vice Chair Member Activities.

In 2007 he was a member of the IEEE Membership Development Committee and in 2009 and 2010 a member of the Life Member Committee. In 2011 and 2012 he was the Chair of the IEEE Membership Recruitment and Recovery Committee and in 2013 and 2014 a member of the Geographic Unit Organization Support Committee. He is now the Region 8 Vitality Coordinator.




Dušanka Bošković received her degrees from the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, where she is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering. Before joining the University she was working on software development for embedded systems for Energoinvest-Institute for computer and information systems IRIS. She is teaching human computer interaction and biomedical engineering, and was the founding President for the Bosnia and Herzegovina national association for biomedical engineering. In addition to teaching and research she has been engaged in several projects promoting accreditation activities to improve quality of engineering education in Bosnia and Herzegovina.Dušanka has been an active IEEE volunteer in Bosnia and Herzegovina Section since its establishing in 2005, and was mostly involved in member activities. She had founded the IEEE WIE Affinity Group and worked on projects to raise interest of young high school students for engineering professions. As a MD Officer she was dedicated to retaining membership and recruiting new members based on recognizing particular needs of different member groups. She was regularly involved in many student and GOLD activities, and very proud for being a proctor for SB University of Sarajevo IEEEXtreme team for several years.



IEEE Women in Engineering: Why study engineering?
Saturday, 09:20 - 09:40, D2

Speaker:



Dušanka Bošković received her degrees from the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, where she is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering. Before joining the University she was working on software development for embedded systems for Energoinvest-Institute for computer and information systems IRIS. She is teaching human computer interaction and biomedical engineering, and was the founding President for the Bosnia and Herzegovina national association for biomedical engineering. In addition to teaching and research she has been engaged in several projects promoting accreditation activities to improve quality of engineering education in Bosnia and Herzegovina.Dušanka has been an active IEEE volunteer in Bosnia and Herzegovina Section since its establishing in 2005, and was mostly involved in member activities. She had founded the IEEE WIE Affinity Group and worked on projects to raise interest of young high school students for engineering professions. As a MD Officer she was dedicated to retaining membership and recruiting new members based on recognizing particular needs of different member groups. She was regularly involved in many student and GOLD activities, and very proud for being a proctor for SB University of Sarajevo IEEEXtreme team for several years.



madC
Saturday, 09:40 - 10:10, D2

Presentation

Speaker:



Luka Horvat is a young developer and technical leader at a big Croatian startup in Osijek. He started coding mobile applications back in college and later switched to web and Microsoft technologies. Luka is also one of the founding members of IEEEmadC and currently acting Chair. In his free time he enjoys any kind of outdoor activities.



Work and Live in Styria
Saturday, 10:10 - 10:30, D2

Presentation

Abstract:

You ever thought about a career in Austria? The region Styria with its capital city Graz – a less than 2 hours drive away from Zagreb – has a lack of highly qualified technical professionals. We will provide facts and figures concerning the Styrian job market, the life in Styria and present you open job vacancies in Styria.

Speaker:



Sandra Tanos