About IEEE Distinguished Lecturer and IEEE R8 Professional Speaker Programmes - a talk in Cape Town

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You are cordially invited to a talk and discussion around IEEE Distinguished Lecturer (DL) and Visitor Programmes (DVP) and IEEE Region 8 Professional Speaker programs.

The IEEE Distinguished Lecturers are the top level scientists and engineers from around the globe which can be brought to your IEEE units in South Africa to give talks on the state of the art technical topics.

The IEEE R8 Distinguished Speaker programs target the less-technical and non-technical yet critical for career topics, such as soft skills, project management, sales, writing papers, preparing presentations etc.

Importantly, these top professionals are approved by IEEE and their trips are funded by IEEE, and, as an IEEE member, you have opportunity to invite them to your location.

 



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  • Hotel Verde
  • 15 Michigan St, Airport Industria
  • Cape Town, Western Cape
  • South Africa 7490
  • Room Number: room Picasso

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  • Dr Albert Lysko

  • Co-sponsored by IEEE South Africa Section, IEEE Region 8 Membership Development Sub-Committee
  • Starts 17 March 2018 07:37 PM
  • Ends 24 March 2018 02:37 PM
  • All times are Africa/Johannesburg
  • No Admission Charge
  • Register


  Speakers

Dr Albert Lysko of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Topic:

IEEE Distinguished Lecturer and IEEE R8 Professional Speaker Programmes

The IEEE Distinguished Lecturers are the top level scientists and engineers from around the globe which can be brought to your IEEE units in South Africa to give talks on the state of the art technical topics.

The IEEE R8 Distinguished Speaker programs target the less-technical and non-technical yet critical for career topics, such as soft skills, project management, sales, writing papers, preparing presentations etc.

Importantly, these top professionals are approved by IEEE and their trips are funded by IEEE, and, as an IEEE member, you have opportunity to invite them to your location.

The talk discusses how this programme works and how one can use it.

Biography:

Albert Lysko is a Principal Researcher at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Pretoria and the South Africa Section Chair. He was born in Russia and received BSc and MSc in Russia and completed PhD in ICT in Norway.

Dr Lysko was with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway from 1998. This is where he became a member of IEEE. He moved to South Africa in 2004, where he first lectured at the University of KwaZulu Natal, then ran private consulting, and in 2007 joined the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). At the CSIR, he is a Principal Researcher working in wireless communications.

From 2009, Dr Lysko started to actively volunteer, and, having brought several IEEE Distinguished Lecturers to South Africa, he became a Chair for the Joint Chapter: Antennas and Propagation (AP), Microwave Techniques and Technologies (MTT) and Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) in 2013. From 2015, he was a Vice-Chair for IEEE South Africa Section and from 2016, he is the Chair for the Section, as well as the Awards & Recognitions Chair. In these roles, he successful promoted the Best Chapter award, Section Congress grant. He was also a co-organizer (General Chair, Technical Chair) for 3 conferences (total 410+ presentations incl. Africon2017), and an organizer and co-organizer for over 30 IEEE events, which have  attracted over 900 people.

 

Email:

Address:CSIR Meraka Institute, , Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, 0001





A list of IEEE Societies and technical Councils offering IEEE Distinguished Lecturer and Distinguished Visitor programs:

https://www.ieee.org/about/volunteers/tab/distinguished_lecturer_program.html

A list of IEEE Region 8 speakers may be found her:

http://ieeer8.org/category/member-activities/professional-activities/speakers/