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Nurul Sarkar reported:
IEEE Wireless Workshop 2013:
The 2013 IEEE New Zealand Wireless Workshop will be hosted by Victoria University of Wellington.
Date: Friday 6 September 2013
Time: 9:30am - 5:30pm
Venue: MacLaurin Lecture Theatre 102 (MCLT102), Kelburn Campus, Victoria University of Wellington
Registration: Free (and lunch is provided)
RSVP: by Friday 23rd August
Further programme details will be posted at


Nurul SarKar reported:
1. ComSoc DL Funding application: I had a correspondence with Ewell Tan (Co-ordinator, Asia-Pacific ComSoc office in Singapore) earlier regarding ComSoc DL programme for this year. There is an uncertainty in DL funds for this year. We need to wait until further notice from IEEE ComSoc Region 10.
2. IEEE Region 10 Activity Funds: I would like to apply for funds to run a community involvement activity such as workshop/tutorial for school kids. This will generate a lot of interest among young kids about the global IEEE in general and IEEE NZ North section in particular. Any help from Section Chair would be much appreciated.


Nurul SarKar reported:
1. I have sent an article to the editor of the IEEE Global Communications Newsletter (GCN) by summarising professional activities especially Prof Asatani's visit to NZ last year (DL Lectures).
2. Prof Harsha Sirisena (from NZ South Section) is our IEEE joint NZ N/S ComSoc Chapter Chair for this year. However, I will continue to serve on the North section committee as ComSoc representative this year. I will work with Harsha for joint activities such as workshops and DL programmes this year.