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Below is the first call for papers for the exciting 2016 ICSEE - International conference on the Science of Electrical Engineering in Israel. The conference will be held on the 16-18th of November 2016 in the beautiful Queen Sheba Hotel in Eilat. 
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The 5-days summer school “Antennas for Radio Telescopes”, supported by IEEE South Africa Section, part of the European School of Antennas (ESoA), will be held at Stellenbosch in Nov 21 - 25, 2016.
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The IEEE EAB Pre-University Education Coordinating Committee (PECC) is pleased to announce the establishment of Maker Event Seed Funding* to assist IEEE Sections, Chapters, Student Branches, Affinity Groups and individual IEEE Members in engaging pre-university stu
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Welcome to the IEEE South Africa Section

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You can now renew your membership here.

Find out more about 

Societies Jobs [Updated: 4 June 2016]  

Executive Committee (ExCom)

Shaun Kaplan, MIEEE
Section Chair

Albert Lysko, SMIEEE
Section Vice Chair

David Oyedokun, MIEEE

Moin Hanif, MIEEE

Prof Riana Geschke, SMIEEE
Past Chair

IEEE Chair 2016

Jan 2016: Shaun Kaplan is the Section Chair from January 2015 till December 2016.


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