On the 3rd of December, 2018, a workshop under the title of “The Role of IEEE in Holding International Scientific Sponsored Conferences” have been held in the department of Computer Engineering at Tishk International University’s main campus. This workshop was presented by Prof. Dr. Sattar B. Sadkhan, faculty member in the University of Babylon, IT department and the creator and representative of IEEE – Iraq section, founded in 2008.

The importance and the procedures of holding conferences have been discussed in the workshop, those conferences Sponsored by IEEE, and also discussed about uploading the best of the accepted papers (within a specified threshold) to the IEEE Digital Explore Library as well as using Scopus citation.

Dr. Sadkhan also highlighted the impact of the IEEE library by showing some facts and statistics of the huge number of participating conferences and papers from all around the world adding up to more than (4.500.000) papers, making the library a highly reputable one and thus encouraging Tishk International University as well as other universities in Iraq and Kurdistan to follow their leads.

Finally, the main steps and procedures of holding such successful conferences were thoroughly explained.

The workshop received a high interest and appreciation from Dr. Khalid Wooral, the Dean of Engineering faculty as well as the heads and staff of various departments of the faculty and looks forward to continuing its collaboration with the IEEE – Iraq section and to further extend the success and the quality of Tishk International University’s conferences and researches.