Time to nominate for R8 Awards

It feels great to receive an award… as your efforts have been recognized. It feels even better to
nominate a well deserving person or team for an award. IEEE Region 8 (R8) offers a number of awards. Awards to the Chapters are among some of the most prestigious as the technology drive is a critical part of IEEE’s success and also because there are nearly 1000 Chapters in R8 right now.

If you feel that a technical Chapter or a Student Branch Chapter in your Section has done outstandingly well, please consider nominating it for a prestigious Region 8 (Europe, Middle East and Africa) award. This opportunity comes once a year only!

The awards “IEEE Region 8 Chapter of the Year Award” and “IEEE Region 8 Student Branch Chapter of the Year Award” are intended to recognize the outstanding performance of Region 8 Chapters in serving their members and the technical community and establishing goodwill within and between the Region 8 Sections the Region 8 Sections. Any active single or joint Society or Council or Student Branch Chapter of Region 8 is eligible for the

The selection is based on outstanding performance of the nominated chapter, reflected by the completed nomination form and supporting documents. In selecting award recipients, the relevant awards ad hoc committee considers contributions of the nominee to chapter activities.

Nomination and Selection Procedure

To be considered as a nominee, a form must be completed describing activities and associated
contributions made by the nominee in the activity period January 1, 2018 through December 31,
2018. This activity should also be presented with appropriate supporting documents, e.g. meeting
programs, newsletters, councils/societies’ or councils/societies’ newsletter articles or website

The nomination must be endorsed by the Section Chair (although the form may be prepared by someone else, e.g. one of Chapter leaders). You can find the current Chair of your Section by using IEEE VTools Officers, IEEE Roaster, or IEEE OU Analytics at your Section’s web site. The Section Chair (or a designated section authority) is kindly requested to submit the completed nomination form and upload supporting documents online (showing the evidence of events held, e.g. pictures, articles etc.).

The process of nomination is simple:

1) Log in (create account if needed) via the FluidReview link provided at

2) “Create New submission” button (you may want to do several nominations in several categories
and switch between them)
3) Click on “Region 8 Award nomination Form”
4) Select one award type (one at a time)
5) Complete all the entries required (re Nomination, Nominator etc.)
6) Upload documentation (whatever may be needed in (5), such as proofs, pictures etc.)
7) Go into your submission and Download submission (on the right hand side of the screen)
8) Click “Submit Nomination”

The submission portal for IEEE Region 8 awards will be open only until the strict submission deadline: 15 June 2019.

For further information, please contact the Chapter Coordination Subcommittee Chair at

We are looking forward to the award nominations.

With warm regards
IEEE Region 8 Chapters Coordination subcommittee
Albert Lysko, Matej Zatc, Sarra Ben Rabii and Corresponding Members Sergio Benedetto, Manuel Castro, Bruno Meyer, Cecilia Metra, Reimund Gerhard, Paolo Gamba, Georges Zissis, Miguel Angel Sotelo Vazquez, Dominique Schreurs, Frede Blaabjerg, Wolfram Burgard, Ali H Sayed, Bram Nauta, and David Atienza

Our page: https://ieeer8.org/category/technical-activities/chapter-coordination/