IEEE Pakistan Student, YP (Young Professionals) and WIE (Women In Engineering) Congress (PSYWC) will be the largest event for the students and young professionals in the three IEEE section (Lahore, Islamabad & Karachi). The three days will unite 170 students, young professionals and women in engineering, computer science and allied fields to explore ideas, develop skills and discuss issues in their profession. Leaders in their own right, almost all of the delegates will have led Student Branches at their universities, or YP or WIE Affinity Groups in their Sections (local areas). These delegates are highly motivated people who are eager to expand their international outlook. They will capitalize on the opportunity to interact with fellow like-minded individuals from across the country. Furthermore, the PSYWC will attract 10 highly influential dignitaries; being IEEE office-holders from all over the globe.
In the past few years, IEEE Student Branches in Pakistan organizes Student Congress since 2007. Pakistan have three IEEE Sections namely Karachi Section, Lahore Section and Islamabad Section. Pakistan also have IEEE Sub-Section at Peshawar. IEEE NUCES, Karachi organized the first IEEE PSC 2007 on July 6-7, 2007 at FAST-NU, Karachi. Second IEEE PSC 2008 was organized at Govt. College University, Faisalabad by IEEE GCUF SB on August 16-17, 2008. IEEE PSC 2009 was organized at NUST-SEECS, Islamabad by IEEE SEECS SB during May 29-31, 2009 and IEEE PSC 2010 was organized at Usman Institute of Technology, Karachi by IEEE UIT SB on October 30-31, 2010. On the same pattern, IEEE Pakistan Congress 2011 was organized at Govt. College University, Lahore by IEEE GCUL SB on December 19-21, 2011 and the IEEE PSC 2012 was organized at Gulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Science & Technology by IEEE GIKI SB on September 7-9, 2012. In 2013, IEEE Student Branches in collaboration with IEEE Graduates of Last Decade(GOLD; Now Young Professionals) & IEEE Women in Engineering(WIE) organized seventh IEEE Pakistan Student Congress at Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro by IEEE MUET SB on October 23-25, 2013. This congress was renamed and the new title of this congress was IEEE Pakistan Student/GOLD/WIE Congress(PSGWC) 2013. Graduates of Last Decade(GOLD) affinity group is now known as Young Professionals(YP) affinity Group. Therefore, this year IEEE NUCES Lahore SB is proud to organize IEEE Pakistan Student/YP/WIE Congress(PSYWC), 2014 in collaboration with IEEE YP Lahore & IEEE WIE Lahore affinity groups. It’s the 8th Student Congress organized by IEEE in Pakistan.