Establishment of IEEE Shikoku, Fukuoka, and Hiroshima Joint Section Women in Engineering Affinity Group

In August of 2020, the IEEE Shikoku, Fukuoka, Hiroshima Joint Section Women In Engineering Affinity Group (WIE) was established in collaboration with the Shikoku and Fukuoka sections.

The purpose of WIE is to facilitate the recruitment and retention of women in technology disciplines.

Preparation meetings of the WIE establishment were held 2 times.

・The first meeting of IEEE Shikoku, Fukuoka, Hiroshima Joint Section
Women In Engineering Affinity Group (WIE), July 29 , Attendance: 4
(online)
・The 2nd meeting of IEEE Shikoku, Fukuoka, Hiroshima Joint Section
Women In Engineering Affinity Group (WIE), Aug. 19 , Attendance: 9
(online)

The establishment of IEEE Shikoku, Fukuoka, Hiroshima Joint Section
Women In Engineering Affinity Group (WIE) was approved on August 26,
2020.

Officers

Chair : Chaoyang Li (Kochi University of Technology)

Vice Chair : Hiromi Yuasa (Kyushu University)

Secretary : Miho Tsutsumi (Micron Gives Japan)

Treasurer : Hironori Takimoto (Okayama Prefectural University)

WIE establishment workshop

WIE establishment workshop will be held in Nov. 21, 2020. (Preparation meetings of the workshop was held online on Oct. 1 2020. )
The workshop will be held online to prevent further spread of COVID-19.

Technical Lecture(September 12, 2020)

The technical lecture which is organized by IEEE Hiroshima Section was held on September 12, 2020.

Title: Consideration on the relationship between aesthetic quality estimation of photographs using deep learning and composition
Speaker: Prof. Hironori Takimoto (Okayama Prefectural University)
Location: Online
Date: Sept. 12, 2020
Attendance: 14

IEEE Metro Area Workshop 2020 in Hiroshima

The IEEE Metro Area Workshop 2020 (MAW2020) will be held on October 16, 2020. In the IEEE MAW which supplies the opportunity for interdisciplinary interaction., speakers introduce the latest trends in technology. The goal of MAW is to promote “Advancing Technology for Humanity” which is set a goal by the IEEE and contribute development of society.

MAW2020 Report (pdf file

 Overview: On October 16, 2020, “Metro Area Workshop (MAW) 2020 in Hiroshima” was held at Hiroshima Garden Palace hotel in Hiroshima City. At this year’s MAW, we invited 7 speakers for giving special talks regarding advanced information and communication technology that supports social infrastructure in the Mobile era under the theme of “IoT created by Mobile, Mobility accelerated by IoT”. We were very pleased with interesting and impactful presentations on the latest communication technologies in high-speed mobile objects such as cars and railways, and the development issues of various communication systems surrounding IoT. There were many participants from many companies, local governments, and universities: 56 participants at the venue, and 118 participants online, a total of 174 participants. The exchange meeting after the workshop ended with great success with 46 participants.  

Technical Lecture(June 27, 2020)

The technical lecture which is organized by IEEE Hiroshima Section was held on June 27, 2020.

Date: June 27, 2020 14:30-15:00
Location: Zoom meeting
Sponsored: IEEE Hiroshima Section
Speaker: Prof. Masashi Hotta (Yamaguchi University)
Title: What can you get from the experience in the IEEE Hiroshima Section Student Symposium?
Registration fee: Free

Technical Lecture (April 18, 2020)

The technical lecture which is organized by IEEE Hiroshima Section was held on April 18, 2020.


Date: April 18, 2020 14:30-15:30
Location: Zoom meeting
Sponsored: IEEE Hiroshima Section
Speaker: Prof. TOMISATO Shigeru (Okayama University)
Title: LED Visible Light Communication in Wireless Communication
Registration fee: Free

Technical Lecture (November 30, 2019)

The technical lecture which is organized by IEEE Hiroshima Section was held on November 30, 2019.


Date: November 30, 2019 14:00-15:00
Location: Okayama Prefectural University, Soja, Okayama, Japan
Sponsored: IEEE Hiroshima Section
Speaker: Mr. Soichi Kataoka (Mayor of Soja City, Okayama Prefecture)
Title: City disaster ability test of city hall -optimistic thought do not pass-
Registration fee: Free

Call for Papers (IWEIC2019)

The International Workshop on Electronics, Information and Communication (IWEIC2019) will be held on November 7-8, 2019, at Hiroshima City University.
The IWEIC 2019 will be jointly hosted by IEEE Hiroshima Section.

Call for Papers:
The IWEIC 2019 is sponsored by Hiroshima City University of Japan and Southwest University of China
and in cooperation with IEEE Hiroshima Section of Japan. The objective of this international workshop is
to provide a forum for students, educators, researchers and engineers involved in the general areas of
electronics, information and communication to disseminate their latest research results and exchange
views on the future research direction of these fields.

The themes of interest include, but not limited to the following:

  • Artificial intelligence (AI), Information processing, knowledge processing and big-data utilization
  • Wireless network, sensor network and network of things (IoT)
  • Robotics, intelligent vehicle, mechatronics and automation
  • Visual and acoustic information processing, brain-computer interface and biomedical applications
  • Evolutionary computing, bio-informatics, fuzzy systems and neural networks
  • Any industrial, agricultural, medical and social management applications on information processingsystem and computing technology

Important dates:
August 1, 2019 Submission of full papers
September 1, 2019 Notification of paper acceptance
October 1, 2019 Submission of final papers