2017 General Assembly of the IEEE Switzerland Section


 "Technology for the Benefit of Humanity" 

We are pleased to invite all IEEE Members of the Switzerland Section to the annual General Assembly at the BAKOM in Biel/Bienne BE.

  • As announced last year, the General Assembly will vote on approval of new articles of association (available for download on www.ieee.ch/bylaws)
  • The agenda and 2016 Minutes can be found on our web site
  • We will also vote to approve new Excom officers. If you are a Swiss IEEE member and interested in working with us in the IEEE Switzerland Section Excom, contact us!
  • The General Assembly meeting will be followed by presentations and a standing dinner.

  Date and Time




  • Zukunftsstrasse 44
  • Biel/Bienne BE, Switzerland
  • Switzerland 2501
  • Building: OFCOM / BAKOM Main Building
  • Room Number: Check at registration desk (at the entrance)
  • Click here for Map

  • Co-sponsored by OFCOM
  • Starts 28 February 2017 12:00 AM
  • Ends 26 April 2017 10:00 PM
  • All times are Europe/Zurich
  • No Admission Charge
  • Register


14:00-15:00 - General Assembly (official part, all members) Agenda
15:00-15:15 - Coffee Break
15:15-15:45 - Dr. Gabriela Seiz / Lucio Cocciantelli (BAKOM): BAKOM Introduction and practical Aspects of Regulation in innovative Markets
15:45-16:15 - Prof. Dr. Volker Koch (BFH): "Making artificial ventilation safer with electrical impedance tomography"
16:15-16:45 - Coffee Break with BAKOM Demonstration
16:45-17:15 - Dr. Heiner Giefers (IBM Research Zürich): "OpenPOWER: Engineering an Open Server Ecosystem for Linux"
17:15-17:45 - Benjamin Bowler (IEEE-CH SIGHT Affinity Group Chair): "IEEE SIGHT Implementation in Switzerland"
17:45 Standing Dinner

Location: Federal Office of Communications OFCOM / BAKOM, Zukunftstrasse 44, 2501 Biel/Bienne
Admission is free, seats are limited.