IEEE Nordic Student and Young Professionals Congress 2019

IEEE Nordic Student and Young Professionals Congress 2019 took place on October 25, 2019  – October 28, 2019, on a ship from Helsinki, Finland to Stockholm, Sweden.

The 3rd biannual IEEE Nordic Student and Young Professionals Congress 2019 was co-hosted by the IEEE Sweden Young Professionals affinity group and the IEEE Finland Young Professionals affinity group, with support from the respective student branches and women in engineering affinity groups.

The theme of this year’s event was sustainability, and all the lectures and workshops followed that theme. 5G solutions, smart cities, electric and smart vehicles, and smart energy storage are just some of the topics that were discussed during this year’s IEEE Nordic SYP.

The event began on Friday the 25th of October. Participants have taken from Arlanda airport to the cruise ship to set sail for Finland. Boarding began at 16:30. The attendees were then able to attend IEEE workshops and presentations on Friday evening before dinner, and a night’s entertainment.

After breakfast, the cruise arrived in Helsinki on Saturday morning at approximately 10:00 am. The day in Helsinki was based around the industry with talks from leading Nordic tech companies like Nokia.

Attendees then boarded the cruise ship again, for another evening of IEEE talks and workshops, followed by Gala dinner. After breakfast Sunday morning, the cruise arrived in Stockholm where there was a similar day of industry talks and workshops. The event was brought to a close Sunday evening and attendees were treated to a night of sightseeing and entertainment in Stockholm.

After breakfast on Monday morning, attendees were given help to get back to Arlanda to get their flights home.

COINS supported three students: Ashish Rauniyar, Debesh Jha and Desta Haileselassie Hagos to attend the IEEE Nordic Student and Young Professionals Congress 2019 in Helsinki, Finland / Stockholm, Sweden.

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