IEEE Virtual & Hybrid Event Case Studies

Looking for inspiration for your next virtual or hybrid event? Check out our ideas gallery and IEEE Case Studies for creative ways to design an engaging and memorable event.

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When faced with the challenge to go virtual, IEEE Conference Organizers answered the call. Check out the creative approaches organizers implemented to take their events to the next level.

Case Studies

Many IEEE Events recently went virtual for the very first time. Despite challenges ranging from short runways to steep learning curves, several success stories emerged. We are pleased to share the following case studies highlighting some best practices and lessons learned from recent IEEE virtual events.

The 2021 IEEE PES/IAS PowerAfrica Virtual Event Explores New Ways to Engage and Inspire

In August 2021, IEEE PES/IAS PowerAfrica (PAC 2021) went virtual for the second year in a row. Language translation, exhibitor innovations, entrepreneurship, short paper tracks to spur ideas, and close group discussions, all played roles in the event’s success.

RadarConf 2021 Perfecting It’s Virtual Game

This year’s Annual US IEEE Radar Conference (RadarConf 2021) convened virtually from 8-14 May 2021. Co-sponsored by the IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society (AESS) and the IEEE Atlanta Section, the event consisted of a technical conference, tutorials, a student paper competition, the “Radar Challenge,” and the Radar Summer School.

IEEE SORMA West 2021 Champions Advances in Radiation Detection

The 2021 IEEE Symposium on Radiation Measurements and Applications conference (IEEE SORMA West) convened virtually from 19-28 May 2021. Sponsored by the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society, the conference aimed to showcase innovations in radiation detection to stimulate discussion, explore relevant applications, and promote interaction between members of the radiation detection community.

2021 LAEDC: A DIY Virtual Event Success Story

The 2021 IEEE Latin America Electron Devices Conference (LAEDC) was held virtually from 19-21 April 2021. Sponsored by the IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS), the event brings together specialists from all Electron Device-related fields, with an emphasis on students and young researchers.

IEEE WIE ILC 2021 Offers A Powerful Platform for Change

“Accelerating Through Change” was the theme of the 2021 IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference (IEEE WIE ILC). Featuring a sparkling lineup of speakers and interactive sessions, the event provides professional women in technology with opportunities to create communities that fuel innovation, facilitate knowledge sharing, and provide support.

CICC 2021 Forging a Path for Integrated Circuit Development

In April 2021, the IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC) welcomed over 500 registered participants virtually to discuss advancements in integrated circuit (IC) development.

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