IEEE GCC History

 

9th IEEE GCC Conference & Exhibition:

The 9th conference in this series is the latest and is planned to be held in Manama, Bahrain, on 8-11 May, 2017.  For more details on this conference and exhibition including paper presentations, sponsorship opportunities, registration formalities etc., please visit the event website at http://ieee-gcc.org.

Past events in this Series are listed below chronologically:

1st IEEE GCC Conference & Exhibition:

The 1st ever conference in this series was pioneered by the IEEE Saudi Arabia Section and in coordination with other GCC Sections.  It was held in Manama, Bahrain on 13-14 May, 2003.

2nd IEEE GCC Conference & Exhibition:

The second conference in this series was held in Manama, Bahrain on 23-24 November, 2004.

3rd IEEE GCC Conference & Exhibition:

The third conference in this series was held in Manama, Bahrain on 19-22 March, 2006.

4th IEEE GCC Conference & Exhibition:

The fourth conference in this series was held again in Manama, Bahrain on 11-14 November, 2007.

5th IEEE GCC Conference & Exhibition:

With an intention to facilitate more geographical reach it was decided to change the venue from Bahrain.  Accordingly the fifth conference in this series was held in Kuwait on 17-19 March 2009.

6th IEEE GCC Conference & Exhibition:
In line with the IEEE GCC Committee the venue was changed for the next conference.  Accordingly the sixth conference in this series was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on 19-22 March 2011.

7th IEEE GCC Conference & Exhibition:

The venue was again changed for the next conference to allow all GCC Sections to avail the opportunity to hold such a prestigious conference.  Accordingly the seventh conference in this series was held in Doha, Qatar on 17-20 November, 2013.

8th IEEE GCC Conference & Exhibition:

The eighth conference in this series was held in Muscat,  Sultanate of Oman on 1-4 February 2015.