About ASYP Congress 2017

IEEE African Student and Young Professional Congress is one of the cross sectional Student and Young Professional Congresses organized at every odd year, in Region 8. They gather both student and young professional members from all IEEE neighbouring sections in the Region and provide opportunities to socialize and interact, to develop soft skills, to enhance knowledge of technology, discuss the common organizational challenges and prepare participants for new roles.

In 2014, the Student Branch Congress was renamed to Student & Young Professional Congress and many versions took place since the starting initiatives. Those were Central European Student & Young Professional Congress (CEuSYP) in Linz in 2011, Opole in 2013, Zagreb in 2015, Hellenic Student & Young Professional Congress (HSYP) Patras in 2012, Cyprus in 2013, Thessaloniki in 2015, West European Student & Young Professional Congress (WESYP) in Eindhoven in 2015, Nordic Student & Young Professional Congress (NSYP) in Stockholm in 2015, Middle East Student & Young Professional (MESYP) in Amman in 2009, Doha in 2011, Beirut in 2013, Amman in 2015, Iberian Student & Young Professional Congress (ISYP) in Lisbon in 2009, Madrid in 2011, Porto in 2013, Madrid in 2015. With year 2017 setting in motion, African Student & Young Professional Congress (ASYP) is the first of its kind in Africa.

About the Capital City of Abuja

The Federal capital city of Nigeria Abuja is located in the center of the country. It became the Nigeria's capital in 1991, replacing Lagos, which is regarded as the commercial capital of Nigeria.

Abuja's Identity is conspicuously defined by the Aso Rock, a 400-Metre tall mountain in the City. The City has a lot of interesting attractions in the City that include and not limited to the Zuma Rock, Millennium Park, National Children Park and Zoo, Abuja Arts and Craft Village, National Arboretum, Pedam Lake, wonderful shopping centers and restaurants. Participant will have a lot of fun in the city.

Profile of ASYPC Board

Abdullateef Aliyu

Congress Chair

John Adebayo

Transport & logistics

Mekwunye Anita

Finance

Idegwu Nnenna

Secretary

Okereafor David

ICT

Shittu Rasheed

Branding

Haruna Gana

Volunteer

Afonja Tejumade

ICT

Baze University
Jabi Airport Road Bypass (Ring Road)
Behind National Judicial Institute
Abuja, FCT, Nigeria
P: +234-9080 162264
E: info@asypc2017.org