IEEE – Sponsored Third International Virtual Conference On Power Engineering Computing and Control (PECCON’22)

May 5, 2022 - May 6, 2022
This International Conference aims to provide a platform for Engineers, Researchers, Scientists & Academicians to present their work, to share experiences and ideas in the conference theme. Download brochure:  BroPECCON_2022.pdf PEECON 2022 program will features Keynotes and Plenary Sessions, Technical Paper Presentations, Industry Sessions and Awards The organizing committee of the conference invites papers from researchers on the following areas and related topics (but not limited to): Track 1: Advances in Electric Vehicles (All Engineering Aspects) Power Converters for Electric vehicle...

Engineering Perspective to Graduates to Higher Engineering roles in Industry including Academic Research and Teaching

December 13, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEDT
"Engineering Perspective to Graduates to Higher Engineering roles in Industry including Academic Research and Teaching'' where I will discuss and provide key elements of an engineering graduate to this day what has been achieved, successful and some of the downfalls in Academic Research and Teach, Manager in R&D, Design, Proof-of-Concept, Production, Management and Product Delivery/Advertising, Customer Survey, Customer Service, Engineering Service, etc. This showcases the experience and expertise that you will acquire in the years of work. What are the benefits of being an Academic or Ind...

What is it and how do we forecast demand to manage the Grid?

December 9, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEDT
IEEE Power Energy Society (PES) VIC Chapter WIP Seminar: DERMS: What is it and how do we forecast demand to manage the Grid? Zoom Link: Contact: IEEE PES Victorian chapters– [email protected] Abstract: (Speakers: Dr Thilaksha Silva, CitiPower/Powercor/United Energy) CitiPower, Powercor & United Energy is the largest electricity distributor in Victoria, Australia, delivering electricity to over 1.8 million residential households and commercial customers across Victoria. We are a data-driven organisat...

IEEE Victorian Section/Tasmanian Sub-Section Annual General Meeting 2021

December 8, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm AEDT
IEEE Victorian Section and IEEE Tasmanian Sub-Section members are cordially invited for our Annual General Meeting 2021 Registration:  (You will need to be signed in to your email to register) Download the agenda: IEEE Vic Section AGM 2021 Agenda

Microwave Education around the World – fot Future wireless communications and Sensing from Megahertz to Terahertz

November 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm AEDT
MTT has taken the initiative of Microwave Education around the World and IEEE MTT-S Distinguished Microwave Instructors will be delivering talks/workshops.  The first workshop will be a virtual talk using Webex. Please use the following link to find more details about this event and for registration. Registration link:  Download Flyer: Microwave Education around the World Flyer.pdf For any inquiries, please contact, Fatemeh Babaeian ([email protected]).    

Smart textile: IoT facilitated loosely coupled architecture

November 18, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEDT
Zoom details: Password: 531891 Meeting ID: 870 7949 6842 For more information and registration please visit:

Respiratory Rehabilitation through an Assistive Electronic Trumpet

November 16, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm AEDT
Speaker: Thomas Beltrame (Data Scientist, Consilium Technology) Location: Virtual Webinar; abstract & registration details to follow This event is a collaboration between the IEEE Victorian Section Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBS), and the Society for Medical & Biological Engineering Victoria.

FHIR-Fast Health Interoperability Resources- and healthcare data exchange

November 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEDT
Speaker:  Grahame Grieve Product Director, "FHIR" HL7 Location: Virtual Webinar; abstract & registration details to follow This event is a collaboration between the IEEE Victorian Section Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBS), and the Society for Medical & Biological Engineering Victoria. More Information: [email protected]

IoT Symposium

November 4, 2021 @ 9:00 am - December 2, 2021 @ 4:00 pm AEDT
The Symposium will cover IoT talks related to technologies and data communication by key academics, researchers, and industry professionals. It will provide an opportunity to discuss the latest developments and provide a forum for discussion, knowledge sharing, and collaboration.  Registration required. More information and registration: Download the Flyer/ Agenda:  - IoT Symp 2021 Flyer  - Flyer IoT Symposium 2021 Zoom Details Join Zoom meeting: Password: 531891 Join from dial-in ...

Technical Seminar on National Electricity Market (NEM) Oscillatory Stability

November 3, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEDT
Zoom Link: Contact: IEEE PES and IEEE IAS Victorian chapters– [email protected] Abstract: (Speakers: Marina Delac, Australian Energy Market Operator) This technical presentation will discuss why the National Electricity Market (NEM) cannot operate without stabilising devices. The technical talk has been prepared for people without previous exposure to small signal/oscillatory stability in power systems. The primary focus of the talk will be on concepts rather than the very detail and will cover the followin...

“Birth of the PC” by Dr Harvey Cohen

October 26, 2021 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm AEDT
Key elements of the Personal Computer emerged during the decade starting in 1974. .  These included the computer mouse, icon-based desktops, network links, affordable mass storage, memory-mapped video displays. Through this decade the beginnings were seen first-hand by the presenter, Dr Harvey Cohen, starting in 1974, which he spent in the MIT AI Lab, and briefly in Silicon Valley where he encountered SMALLTALK and the Dynabook. Back in  Australia In 1975 he constructed a  Turtle robot, developed mainframe microprocessor cross assemblers for four emerging microprocessors. Using the very f...

Panel Discussion on Career Pathways

October 25, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEDT
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IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (Virtual Conference)

October 17, 2021 @ 8:00 am - October 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm AEDT
The 2021 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2021), is the flagship conference of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. It provides an international forum for researchers, educators and practitioners to learn, share knowledge, report most recent innovations and developments, and to exchange ideas and advances in all aspects of systems science and engineering, human-machine systems, and cybernetics.  Conference Page: Submission Page: Deadlines Submission of Proposals for S...

18th IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (IEEE CIBCB2021)

October 13, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am AEDT
Federation University Australia is hosting the 18th IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (IEEE CIBCB2021). The aims and details of the conference are available at You are cordially invited to attend this session via the link is given below. Click here to join the inaugural session of IEEE CIBCB 2021 Conference IEEE Victorian section is the technical sponsor for the conference. Thank you Madhu Chetty General Chair IEEE CIBCB2021

Women in Empowerment

October 13, 2021 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 pm AEDT
Hello Everyone!  IEEE Women in Engineering UniMelb would like to invite you to attend our event "Women in Empowerment" on 13th October at 6 pm. This event will have three speakers who will be speaking about career journeys in STEM and inspire us and many other women to pursue this career.      "Let us choose for ourselves our path in life, and let us try to strew that path with flowers." - Emilie du Chatelet, mathematician, physicist and author.  As said by Emilie, these women inspire many people around and have accomplished high in their careers in STEM. Please join us in hearing their ...

Cybersecurity in Health Systems

October 12, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEDT
Speaker:  Simon Cowley Principal Cybersecurity Officer | Health Sector Assurance Digital Health Department of Health. Location: Virtual Webinar; abstract & registration details to follow This event is a collaboration between the IEEE Victorian Section Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBS), and the Society for Medical & Biological Engineering Victoria. More Information: [email protected]

Data Analytics and Online Learning: Managing COVID-19 Shut Downs

October 12, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm AEDT
This presentation aims to use an ongoing research project to explain how psychometric testing amplifies the relationship between data analytics and online learning.Since the advent of the COVID-pandemic, many of us have become acutely aware that learning under such crises cannot be expected to occur in the same pedagogical patterns as before. Time is proving that such pandemics are unpredictable and challenging events that disrupt the normal flow of business, and the learning processes in organisations and universities, affecting their operations and the health and well-being of their members....

IEEE Monthly Technical Talk by IEEE VIC IoT Community

October 7, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEDT
The Internet of Things (IoT) Security Trust Mark™ (STM) is a third-party conformity assessment, certification and voluntary 'live' labelling scheme providing IoT users (consumers) with a recognisable level of assurance that IoT provider's (vendor/manufacturer) security claims about their product have been independently evaluated and conform with internationally established baseline security requirements. The talk will cover: History Key Tenets Reasons & Requirements Governance & Process International IoT Security Standards, Recommendations, Guideline...

Transforming the grid with pole-mounted batteries

September 22, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEST
IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS) VIC Chapter Technical Seminar United Energy is trailing 42 pole-mounted batteries. What is that I hear you ask? In simple terms we are in the process of installing 42 individual batteries on power poles to store and complement renewable energy. Registration: The primary benefit of Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) is to provide network support to overloaded (capacity constrained) distribution transformer by supplying battery power when required. T...

Optimising stability and manoeuvrability in manual wheelchairs

September 21, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm AEST
Speaker:  Jesús Campo Uribe, Technical Manager, LivingLab (MedTechVic), Swinburne University of Technology Abstract: Optimising stability and manoeuvrability in manual wheelchairs within a multidisciplinary team - the project goal is to develop a device and methodology to determine the seated position of a wheelchair user, through the calculation of the centre of gravity, to assess, monitor and potentially improve clinical practices and user outcomes at the Royal Melbourne Hospital's Specialist Wheelchair and Seating Clinic. This talk will discuss the approach to managing stability of the...

Call for IEEE Victorian Section Officer Positions for 2022 and 2023

September 20, 2021
IEEE Victorian Section: Candidate nominations are now being sought for Section Officer Positions for a two years term (2022 and 2023). If you are an IEEE member of Graduate Student or higher Member Grade and would like to contribute to the efficient management and visionary further development of our Section, please consider nominating for election to one of the Section Officer positions. Self-nominations are encouraged. You can download a Candidate Nomination Form and read more about Section positions and IEEE procedures on the Section website at

Research Trends in NB-IoT

September 9, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEST
According to one of the leading networking and telecommunication companies, the proliferation of smart (Internet of Things - IoT) devices is expected to reach 4 Billion in 2024 spanning its applications from healthcare to agriculture including education, transportation system, industry, and so on. It brings along with it, the connectivity and coverage challenges that should be dealt with in an efficient way for the proper functioning of the IoT network. Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT), a Low-Power Wide-Area (LPWA) networking technology, is gaining much attention in the market nowadays d...

The Future of AI: Academia’s Role in Getting it Right

September 9, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
IEEE Victorian Section TEMS Chapter and the Monash Data Futures Institute are jointly hosting a seminar titled "The Future of AI: Academia's role in getting it right", delivered by distinguished philosopher Prof. Huw Price. Professor Huw Price is an Australian philosopher and Academic Director of the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI) at the University of Cambridge. Founded in 2016, CFI was the first of a new generation of interdisciplinary research centres exploring the challenges of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Professor Price was previously the Bertrand Russell Profess...

Introduction to Python

September 8, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEST
Interested in Data Visualisation? Studying Computer Science or Engineering? Want to learn more about the basics of Python Language and how it can be used?   Then this is the workshop for you!   Join IEEE Women In Engineering Unimelb to learn what Python is capable of and how you can use it in your field of study and industry.   This is an online workshop and all are welcome with any level of knowledge in Python (but particularly those who are new to it).   Invite your friends to this Zoom Link:  Password: 267844  

Dynamic Modeling for Analysis of Wind Farm and Grid Interaction

August 30, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEST
Speaker: Professor Bikash Pal, Imperial College London, UK Zoom Link:  Contact: IEEE PES Victorian chapter– [email protected] Electrical generation, transmission and distribution systems all over the world have entered a period of significant renewal and technological change. There have been phenomenal changes/deployments in the technology of generation driven by the worldwide emphasis on energy from wind and solar as a sustainable solution to our energy needs.  Increasingly energy demand from heating and t...

Engineering Collective Wisdom: The Value of Ethically Aligned IT Standards

August 25, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm AEST
Join us for the highly anticipated release of a Global AI Standard 6 years in the making There has been a rapid movement worldwide to gain the benefits of AI and automated IT development, both for economic and humanitarian purposes. But the future of our world and our generational legacy will depend on the growth of our collective wisdom and the conscious, thoughtful and ethical way that we design, develop and govern these systems, in order to mitigate the risk of existential harm that such powerful technologies may introduce. Organizations and individuals that embrace this challenge can now u...

Modelling robotic manipulators for analysis, optimisation and control

August 25, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEST
Multi degree of freedom robotic manipulators often have complicated kinematics and dynamics, each manipulator requires models of kinematics and dynamics before they could be of real robotic use. Such models are essential for the analysis, simulation, optimisation and control of the robot. In this talk, Dr Hamid Abdi will introduce the concepts of modelling robotic manipulators and demonstrate several applications of kinematics and dynamics modelling of these robots that and his team have developed in the past. Registration:

Harmonising Engineering Education with Nature

August 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AEST
In the new millennium of digital communications, everything is wireless everywhere. Electromagnetic waves and propagation drive the wireless physical world. Therefore, it is imperative to teach advanced electromagnetics (AEM) as the core unit in university. AEM is the most abstract discipline in electrical and electronics engineering. The 21st century learners are less math equipped, but more exposed to social media and multi-media contents. For educators innovation in pedagogy is the key to teach the very abstract principle of engineering discipline. The seminar presents a new method of pedag...

Metasurfaces for Millimeter Wave Applications

August 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
The talk will be presented by Andreas Olk from the University of New South Wales, Canberra, ACT, Australia.  The event is co-organised by Australian IEEE AP-MTT Chapters. Please register at and a Zoom link will be sent one day before the event. For further details, please contact Fatemeh Babaeian ([email protected]).

Laminates for mmWave PCBs: Different Solutions for All-RF Multilayer, Hybrid Multilayer, and Double-Sided PCBs

August 13, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
At high mmWave frequencies, all antenna features are smaller than ever before. This means that the RF base material for antenna printed circuit boards (PCBs) have to have tighter tolerances at the lowest loss. Different PCB solutions require different RF laminates: hybrid multilayers (RF laminate + FR4), all-RF multilayers, and double-sided PCBs. From electrical and mechanical reliability points of view, ceramic filled PTFE based materials provide a leading edge over thermoset resin system base materials. The high consistency of dielectric constant and loss factor of the thermoplastic material...
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