WIE Session (Women in Engineering)

WIE Session

WIE (Women in Engineering) Session will be held during the lunch break hour on May 10, and you can bring in your lunch with you.  Lunch will NOT be free of charge, and should be purchased/prepared by the participants by themselves. You can order lunch boxes in the Registration System until 13:00 April 4, 2024 Japan time (UTC+9).

Also, a limited number of gifts and delicious Kyoto sweets will be prepared for the participants of this session.

As part of this session, we would like to conduct a “Pre-Survey” about the theme of the session. Please everyone interested go to either of the following pages, and send us your opinions!
https://forms.gle/YeFNgF9MMVZeUBjbA   (Google Form)
https://www.wjx.cn/vm/wkJ6M2M.aspx   (not Google Form)
(* The survey pages will close 23:59 April 25, 2024, Japan time (UTC+9).)
(This survey should take approximately 2-3 minutes of your time, and your feedback is invaluable to both society and MTT-S, as well as to you personally. We eagerly anticipate hearing from you.)


May 10,   12:45 – 14:15,    [Room B]
WIE Session (Women in Engineering)
-Q&A on D&I at WPTCE2024-

Organizer:   Qiaowei Yuan (Tohtech, Japan)

Session Abstract:
The session aims to highlight why D&I (Diversity and Inclusion) activities are crucial for the IEEE community as a whole, shed light on the ongoing initiatives of the D&I Adhoc at WPTCE2024 committee, and explore the potential benefits they offer both now and in the future. Furthermore, we intend to explore the interconnections between D&I activities and other affinity groups such as WIM (Women in Microwave), YP (Young Professionals), and others.

Chair: Qiaowei Yuan (Tohtech, Japan)
12:45 – 12:50
Opening greeting
Prof. Naoki Shinohara (Kyoto University, Japan)

12:50 – 13:00
MTT-s D&I activities
Prof. Zhizhang David Chen (Dalhousie University)

13:00 – 13:20
DEI activities at Tohoku Univ.
Sunhee Lee (DEI Center of Tohoku University, Japan)

13:20 – 13:30
D&I activities at PEL-S.
Dr. Mamiko Inamori (Tokai University, Japan)

Chairs:   Mamiko Inamori (Tokai University, Japan) and Chang Ge (Tohoku University, Japan)
13:35 – 13:45
Results of Pre-Survey
Dr. Lei Guo and Dr. Chang Ge (Tohoku University, Japan)

13:45 – 14:10
Discussion
Prof. Dominique Schreurs (KU Leuven)
All speakers

14:10 – 14:15
Closing

Sponsors: IEEE WPTCE2024, IEEE MTT-S D&I Adhoc committee
Supporters: IEEE MTT-s WIM, IEEE PEL-s WIE