IEEE 5th World Forum on Internet of Things
15-18 April 2019 – Limerick, Ireland

Young Professionals Program

The Young Professionals Program at IEEE WF-IoT 2019 is aimed at postgraduate students, early career researchers and those who have graduated from their first professional degree within the past 15 years. Young Professionals have a significant role to play in the area of IoT, and to facilitate this, a number of activities are planned for during the conference. They are aimed at allowing Young Professionals to expand their global network, connect with peers, and at further developing their skillsets.

The IEEE WF-IoT 2019 Young Professionals Program will include:

  • Keynote Speaker – to be announced
  • Grant Writing Workshop
    • In this practical half-day workshop, participants will learn about:
      • the different types of grants
      • navigating the call documentation
      • forming your research idea
      • the funding landscape
      • choosing the right funding instrument
      • the different stages of proposal writing
      • practical tips and do’s and don’ts
      • pitfalls
      • time management
      • proposal evaluation
      • examples of good and bad writing
  • Young Professionals BBQ
    • A unique opportunity to connect with your peers and build a global network in an informal and fun environment.
Who Can Participate?

Postgraduate students, early career researchers and those who have graduated from their first professional degree within the past 15 years, looking to expand their network and develop new skills.

Contact

Sinead O’Keeffe, University of Limerick