The Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers (IIEE) of the Philippines, Qatar chapter, recently held its 2021 mid-year conference, a technical seminar and general membership meeting during a hybrid conference at Hilton Hotel Doha.
Adam A Musa, Labor Attache’ at Philippine Overseas Labor Office, Philippine embassy, was the guest speaker. He delivered an inspirational message to the attendees focusing on the IIEE-Qatar chapter’s involvement and contribution to the Filipino community in Qatar.
Organised under the leadership of IIEE-Qatar president Rudilyn Reyes and chaired by vice-president, external affairs, Jimmy Michael Bugay, the event was a success.
The event was supported by the sponsors namely; ABB-Qatar, a digital technology company, and NVC Lighting, manufacturer of LED Lighting.
The event was attended by more than 500 participants from Qatar, the Philippines and other Gulf countries, as well as electrical engineering students from different universities in the Philippines.
The event demonstrated IIEE resilience and aspirations to continue members’ growth initiative in upholding the highest professional standards and excellence in the global arena, which is in line with this year's theme, ‘Got-1-IIEE: Transcending the Challenges in the New Normal by Embracing Resiliency and Complementarity.’
It was a hybrid event where attendees participated both physically and online.
The first topic, ‘Optimizing Project Development of Large-scale Solar Power Plants’, was presented by Sheila C Cabaraban, president, Konsultants Unlimited, and also a former IIEE national president.
The second topic, ‘Design Philosophy and Testing of Fire Protection System in Power Transformers’, was delivered by Mario M Solang, senior quality control engineer, Kahramaa.