This is the third meeting of IEEE Italy Section with Italian Industries with the objective to inform all participants of the initiative that IEEE Region 8 (Europe, Africa and Middle East) and IEEE Italy Section is promoting in favour of industries. Moreover, the final discussion it is time for brainstorming in order to gain new ideas and initiatives of common interest.


10 September 2018   16:30 – 18:30

16:30 - 16:35 Introduction (Chair: P. Erratico)

16:35 - 16:55 Action For Industry in Region 8, engaging startups and corporations (R8 Action For Industry Committee Chair - M. Antoniou)

16:55 - 17:15 Action For Industry Programme of IEEE France Section (IEEE France Section Chair - F. Vallée)

17:15 - 17:35 ST Microelectronics: at the core of Artificial Intelligence: contributing to IEEE R8 South Europe (Danilo Pau - ST Microelectronics)

17:35 - 17:55 Italy Section Action for Industry: what’s the news? (IEEE Italy Section Chair -T. Tambosso)

17:55 - 18:30 Discussion (Moderator: P. Erratico)

Topics of the discussion

  • What the Big industries would like to see from IEEE?
  • What competencies are required by the big industry to sustain growth, innovation and competition?
  • How can IEEE ease connect students and PhD with industry?
  • IEEE Standards: which fields are of interest of Italian industry? Who is interested to contribute to influence and design them?
  • Training and education: IEEE offer a lot of webinar, we assume they are well known. Is the Italian context asking for something specific/proprietary?