Global Communications Newsletter (GCN)


11th Tunisian Student and Young Professional Congress (TSYP 2023) IEEE ComSoc Fosters Students: IEEE ComSoc Fosters Students and Young Professionals in Tunisia

By Habib Kammoun - IEEE Tunisia Section Chair and Sonia Zouari - IEEE ComSoc Tunisia Chapter Secretary

In the 3rd week of December each year, hundreds of IEEE students and young professionals in Tunisia have the opportunity to improve their skills, network, and meet IEEE leaders and speakers during a 3-day congress called TSYP (Tunisian Student and Young Professional Congress). The 11th edition of the TSYP congress was organized from 18 to 20 December 2023 in the Medina congress center, Yasmine Hammamet.

In front of about 1200 participants, the opening ceremony highlights the workshops, challenges, panel discussions, distinguished speakers, and social activities organized during the congress. It was also an opportunity to present the impact of IEEE...


Overview of the IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer Program in Latin America (2022–2023)

By Fabrício Braga Soares de Carvalho - ComSoc LA Region DLT/ DSP Coordinator, Brazil

The biennial 2022–2023 was a very fruitful period for the ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer Program in Latin America. The main goal of the Distinguished Lecturer Program is to provide world-level lectures to IEEE members around the world. In Latin America, it is also an important vector to attract new student and professional members to ComSoc highlighting the technical and professional values of being an IEEE ComSoc member.

The organization of a DL lecture (different lectures in an in-person tour or a virtual session) starts based on the interest from local chapters in one or more topics presented by a ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer. The goal is to identify research...


Leadership Skills and Scholarship Opportunities in India for Jamaican Citizens

By Christopher Udeagha - IEEE Jamaica Section Chair

The University of Technology in Kingston, Jamaica was the site of an exciting, well-planned, well-attended technical session on 11 March 2024, organized by IEEE Jamaica Section, IEEE Communication Society, IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Women in Engineering, and IEEE Life Member Affinity Group.

Over 100 participants including, college undergrad and graduate students, university professors from the University of Technology, Jamaica, University of the West Indies, Caribbean Maritime University, and Heart Institute of the Caribbean. The speakers also included University of Technology President Dr Kevin Brown, and the IEEE Jamaica Section Chair, Engr. Christopher Udeagha, P.E...