Authorship Workshop 2017 Report

Authorship Workshop 2017

IEEE BUET Student branch proudly announces the successful completion of “Authorship Workshop 2017” on 16th April 2017 at BUET Auditorium Complex. For the first time in the history of Bangladesh a workshop like this have been arranged. The workshop was organized by IEEE, hosted by the department of EEE, BUET and supported by IEEE Bangladesh Section and IEEE BUET Student Branch. The authorship workshop offered valuable guidance on everything from how the IEEE publishing process works to basic writing tips and submitting a manuscript.

Keynote Speaker, Professor Saifur Rahman

The keynote speaker of the event was Professor Saifur Rahman, PhD, Joseph R. Loring Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech, USA. Another speaker, Dhanu Pattanashetti, Client Services Manager, IEEE, talked about IEEE Introduction and Background and also about IEEE XPlore and other Author Tools. The chief guest of the event was Professor Dr. Saiful Islam, Honourable Vice Chancellor, BUET and the special guest was Professor Dr. Quazi Deen Mohd Khosru, Chairperson, IEEE Bangladesh Section. Dr. Shaikh Anowarul Fattah, Professor, Department of EEE, BUET; Professor Dr. Celia Shahnaz, Vice-Chairperson, IEEE Bangladesh Section and Mr. Yeasir Arafat, Treasurer, IEEE Bangladesh Section were also present.

Speakers and Volunteers

We were overwhelmed by the huge response. We would not forget to thank our appreciative 200+ participants without whom this workshop holds no meaning. The eagerness to learn more and the patience that they showed were motivating. Certificate of participation was handed over to every participant. Last but not the least, a cheer up for the valiant leadership and dedication of our volunteers without which IEEE BUET Student Branch is always incomplete.