On 15th February 2018, IEEE AIUB Student Branch organized the Members’ Orientation 2018 at American International University - Bangladesh. The goal of the event was to introduce IEEE and all the benefits that come with the membership.
The event was inaugurated with the opening remarks from honorable Dr. M. Tanseer Ali, Senior Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB. After the inauguration ceremony, Moin Uddin, Chairperson, IEEE AIUB Student Branch, took the stage and provided his broad and detailed presentation on IEEE. During his presentation, he covered everything starting from the history of IEEE to different stages of IEEE membership. Following him was MST. Arefin Aktar, WIE Executive, IEEE AIUB Student Branch, who provided her broad insights on IEEE WIE Affinity Group and the benefits that come with it.
Shortly after that, a video presentation highlighting the activities and achievements of IEEE AIUB Student Branch of the previous year was initiated. Afterward, certificate and token of appreciation were handed out to the executive members & volunteers of the previous year by Dr. M. Tanseer Ali and Shams Shad Islam Khan, Student Activities Coordinator, IEEE Bangladesh Section, for their contribution to IEEE AIUB Student Branch.
Later, Nasim Al Islam, Former Vice-Chairperson, Young Professionals (YP), IEEE Bangladesh Section, discussed in short how he got into IEEE and how it supported him to be where he is today. He encouraged the participants to take an active part in branch activities to enhance their insights on IEEE and get the most out of it.
Afterward, Chowdhury Akram Hossain, Counselor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch, Senior Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB, took the stage next and discussed in brief his plans for IEEE AIUB Student Branch this year. He then presented a token of appreciation to Kazi Ahmed Asif Fuad, Motivator, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB and Nasim Al Islam for their contribution to the branch. Following that, he announced the new executive committee for the year. He concluded his session by presenting a token of appreciation to Tawsif Ibne Alam, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB and Safayet Ahmed, Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB, for their contribution to ESAB and ACES respectively.
The games and interactive session took place soon after. For this session, a raffle draw competition was conducted by Dr. M. Tanseer Ali, Abu Tanvir Khan, Former Chairperson, IEEE AIUB Student Branch, Mahmudul Haque Jishan, Planning Executive, Premiaflex Plastic, ACI Limited; Former Vice-Chair, IEEE AIUB Student Branch and Kawshik Shikder, Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB respectively.
Later, the cultural session took place. For this session at first, a dance performance took place by a guest performer. Afterward, several musical performances were conducted by in-house performers. The closing speech of the event was delivered by Kazi Ahmed Asif Fuad which marked the end of the event.