In collaboration with Research and Development (R & D) Department of the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA), IEEE Alexandria Student Branch at the University of Alexandria is organizing its annual Interaction with the World Today (ITW Day 17) in its 11th edition at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina on 21 and 22 August 2017. The IEEE Alex SB was founded in 2000 and its meetings are held throughout the country. In 2009, it was ranked as the second largest student branch of the Society of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in the world.
This year the event will be attended by Dr. Ravi Margasahayam from NASA as an international speaker. Throughout the last 4 years of its existence, ITW was honored by the presence of over 85 speakers and 13 sponsors, as among the guest speakers were Dr. Ali El-Mousa, IEEE R8 Vice Chair for Membership Activities, Mr. Wael El Fakharany, North Africa Regional Manager for Google and Dr. Salah Obyya, Vice Chair of Academic Affairs at Zewail City. The conference is attended also by representatives of esteemed companies like Vodafone, EMC2 and prominent government agencies like the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) and ITIDA as both are sponsors of the event.