2019-08-14 23:11

Summary of the updates:

  • Upcoming events and conferences (incl. ECSA CPD ones)
  • IEEE Day 2019 – celebrate, have fun
  • IEEEXtreme – a global programming challenge
  • US$1 for ComSoc membership for students (and a unique opportunity to set up new Student Branch Chapters)
  • New (5th) IEEE Fellow in South Africa
  • New Senior Member in the Section
  • IEEE South Africa received 2019 MGA Outstanding Medium Section Award – our heroes


2019-02-06 16:26

2019-02-06: Renewals, Upcoming Events, and Updated List of Conferences and more


Following the last newsletter (, here are some updates.


2019-01-25 09:34

Thank you to our volunteers for making the 2018 a great success!  As per discussions within IEEE South Africa leadership, the most visible impact has been made by the following volunteers:  Upasana Singh (UKZN), David Oyedokun (UCT), Darryn Cornish (WITS), 

2018-12-14 13:29

We have recently been informed of and with great sadness inform the IEEE community about the passing (on 30 November 2018) of one of our esteemed IEEE volunteers Prof. Hendrik Christoffel Ferreira.

2018-12-14 13:09

Congratulations to the University of the Western Cape on the approval of formation of the University of Western Cape (UWC) IEEE Student Branch! 


The Student Branch will enable the UWC access to a wide spectrum of IEEE resources, including student specific resources, and support development of future technology leaders. 


2018-09-20 15:25

Dear Valued IEEE Student members and their Advisors


You have a chance to participate and win prizes (up to USD10000 value) in the IEEEXtreme programming competition (


IEEEXtreme is a global challenge in which teams of student members, supported by an IEEE Student Branch, advised and proctored by an IEEE Member, compete in a 24-hour time span, starting on October 20, 2018 at 00:00 UTC (2AM South Africa time) and ending at 23:59:59 UTC, against each other to solve a set of programming problems.

2018-09-13 19:36

The University of Johannesburg's Centre for Telecommunications and The Information Theory Society Chapter of the IEEE South Africa Section cordially invite you to a round table discussion by Pieter van Rooyen, a successful entrepreneur from San Diego, California  (



2018-09-12 14:19
As you may know, the IEEE Day (Oct 2) is approaching and there is an opportunity for you to participate, have fun, be creative and win prizes! Please see details at .
2018-09-10 14:11

Workshop "SDN & NFV Impact in the Development of 5G" at CSIR  on 18 Sep 2018 and IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lectures at UJ, UP, UCT and SUN on 17-21 Sep 2018

Workshop "SDN & NFV Impact in the Development of 5G" at CSIR  on 18 Sep 2018 

Please refer to for details and obligatory registration (as the number of seats is limited). 


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