// September 2023

By Reham Almesaeed - IEEE ComSoc Bahrain Chapter Secretary

Driven by the immense need to focus on membership engagement initiatives, membership development activities, members virtual educational and networking opportunities offerings, the IEEE ComSoc Bahrain Chapter has set its 2023 strategy on 4 pillars (1) ComSoc Awareness and Member Recruitment Campaign Across Bahrain Program, (2) Industry Engagement and Recruitment Program, (3) Regional IOT-AI Challenge Program (for Member Recruitment and Retentions), and (4) Pre-University TryEngineering/STEM Program (for Students Recruitment).

By Jacques Demerjian - IEEE ComSoc Lebanon Chapter Chair

IEEE ComSoc Lebanon Chapter and IEEE Antonine University Student Branch have organized a free technical workshop entitled “Getting into the Raspberry Pi” as part of the IEEE ComSoc Lebanon Chapter 2023 Workshop Series.

The full day workshop was held on Saturday June 24, 2023 at the Antonine University (https://ua.edu.lb) who hosted the workshop, in collaboration with Coder-Maker (http://www.codermaker.org/) who delivered the technical workshop.

By Carla Fabiana Chiasserini - HPSR 2023 Technical Program Co-Chair, Dimitrios Koutsonikolas - HPSR 2023 Technical Program Co-Chair, Eirini Eleni Tsiropoulou - HPSR 2023 General Chair and Gang Li - HPSR 2023 Technical Program Co-Chair

The 24th edition of the IEEE International Conference on High Performance Switching and Routing was organized in Albuquerque, NM, USA, June 5–7, 2023. The International Conference was held in Sheraton Albuquerque airport hotel, Albuquerque, NM, USA, hosting more than 47 participants in person and few more participants that attended the program online due to some travel restrictions. The 24th edition of IEEE HPSR was the first one in the history of the conference to be in person after the pandemic.

By Min Song - General Co-Chair, INFOCOM 2023 and Nariman Farvardin - General Co-Chair, INFOCOM 2023

IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) has always been a premier conference in computer communications and networking. It draws researchers from across the globe to present and exchange innovative contributions and breakthrough ideas. This year, the organizing committee and the technical program committee worked hard to provide a rich technical program consisting of 63 technical paper sessions, 20 workshops, a student poster session, a demo session, a keynote speech, panels, and an interview with the INFOCOM achievement award winner.