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Connect with YOUNG Professionals


An information session in collaboration with the IEEE YP QLD group on elevating your career to the next level with IEEE Young Professionals. This one-hour discussion will explore how being a young professional can enhance your skills and prepare you for a successful career.



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  • Date: 26 Sep 2023
  • Time: 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM
  • All times are (UTC+10:00) Brisbane
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https://uqz.zoom.us/j/83977448545

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  • Starts 24 September 2023 09:00 AM
  • Ends 26 September 2023 05:00 PM
  • All times are (UTC+10:00) Brisbane
  • No Admission Charge


  Speakers

Akila Wijethunga Akila Wijethunga of University of Sri Jayaardhanapura, Sri lanka

Topic:

Connect with YP

Experience with YP, Benefits of YP, How to enhance personals skills with YP

Biography:

Akila Wijethunge is currently a lecturer at the Faculty of Technology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. Akila currently serves as an Executive Committee Member of IEEE Region 10 (Asia Pacific) and Chair-Elect of IEEE Power and Energy Society Sri Lanka. IEEE She is the past chair of both IEEE Women In Engineering Sri Lanka and IEEE Young Professionals Sri Lanka. She served as an Executive Committee member of IEEE Women in Engineering Region 10 (Asia Pacific). She completed her Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and her research interests include Power Systems, Smart Grid Applications, and specifically Dynamic Line Rating.

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Address:University of Sri Jayawardhanapura, , Sri Jayawardhanapura, Sri Lanka, 10100

Ashan Imantha Bandara Ashan Imantha Bandara of The University of Queensland

Topic:

Connect with YP

Experience with YP, Benefits of YP, How to enhance personals skills with YP

Biography:

Ashan Imantha M.H. Bandara has been an active volunteer in the IEEE network for more than ten years. He is the Affinity Group coordinator for the Oceania Region in the IEEE Region 10 Young Professional Affinity Group. He joined IEEE PES as a graduate student and continuously served as a committee member. In 2020, he was appointed the industrial coordinator of the IEEE YP Sri Lanka chapter. He was one of the founding chairs of the New Initiative of IEEE Young Professionals Sri Lanka, IEEE Y2NPro. Later, he was elevated to the Treasurer of IEEE YP and established a comprehensive finance policy framework for IEEE YP SL. He has completed his Bachelor of Science in Engineering and also his Master of Philosophy, both in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, at the University of Peradeniya. Currently, he is reading for PhD at the University of Queensland, Australia.

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Address:The University of Queensland, , St Lucia, Australia, 4072






Agenda

5.00-5.05 PM  Welcoming and introducing the speakers
5.05-5.45 PM Interactive information session with two speakers

5.45-6.00 PM Questions and Feedback Session



Organised by IEEE Young Professionals, Queensland Section in collaboration with IEEE WIE Queensland Section