As I may recall, when I am reviewing for the board exams, one thing that has always been kept on my mind, that is to continue doing my best no matter what the outcome would be. In relevance to this, the highlight of the board exams is not only passing it but on …View full post
I really highly appreciate what the group has done to me and to my career.Being a PECE has given me the competitive edge. To me, this separates the boys from men. So we have done it, I believe you can do it, too. I may sound too proverbial but I guess this one applies: …View full post
I have achieved my Professional Electronics Engineer (PECE) with the help of the organization of IECEP KSA CRC. The officers of IECEP KSA Riyadh has been pursuing to help fellow licensed electronics engineer to upgrade its profession to professional electronics engineer. Initially I was not aware of the PECE, it was thru joining this organization that I became …View full post
OCTOBER 2014 Board Examinations PECE Board Passer MARIO AGUILAR BALBOA ECE Board Passer JERRY SAO CORPUZ ECT Board Passers ROBERTO ALVAREZ ALBANIA JOHN DOMINGO ANGELES GLENN CHEE CAJARO MICHAEL BIASAGA PETROLA JUNREY OCLARIT TAGARO RA 9292 – Article I – Section 4: Categories of Practice The following shall be the engineering and technician categories covered by …View full post
Passing the board exam is not an easy task, it all depends on how you prepared for it, but if you have faith in God and determination for sure you will be successful. When I passed the board exam it changes everything, I became more responsible having the notion that I have to protect this …View full post
I agree with brad Ryan, no matter how big you prepare for the board exam, it is how you appreciate and acknowledge the presence of GOD. Without Him, we can do nothing. When I took the exam, I bestow to GOD all my anxiety, pressure and doubt and I am willing to accept whatever the …View full post
In joining IECEP-KSA-CRC, my advocacy is to help non-licensed Electronics practitioners in preparing for the board examination and it is starting to bear fruits. The organization also played a great role that I was able to pass the PECE Board Examination and for that I am grateful. I can really testify that IECEP-KSA-CRC is a …View full post
Passing the board exam entails lot of sacrifices, you need to focus on your goal. When I passed the board exam, it added confidence in me that I have to be an Engineer in its real sense, above all my strength and my knowledge comes from God so pray fervently. – Engr. Sonnico …View full post
“ “My viewpoint is to help and assist some electronic practitioners aspiring to pass the board exam likewise.The IECEP Organization had helped me and brought me in this level of professionalism.It is a complete success for me.My sincere gratitude to the Organization will be forever. Let us continue supporting the organization for it brings good …View full post
Congratulations! Engr. Teriyuki Ito for passing the PMP Certification Exam given by the Project Management Institute (PMI) on January 26, 2015. He attended the IECEP-KSA-CRC PMP Preparatory Class last October 24 – 30, 2014 with Engr. Kenneth Vallespin as the speaker and mentor.View full post
Congratulations! Engr. Jonathan Morillo for passing the PMP Certification Exam given by the Project Management Institute (PMI) on February 23, 2015. He attended the IECEP-KSA-CRC PMP Preparatory Class last October 24 – 30, 2014 with Engr. Kenneth Vallespin as the speaker and mentor.View full post
I highly recommend IECEP-KSA-CRC because of its tireless commitment of helping members to professionally develop their skills and knowledge, foster camaraderie among members and officers, and helping your dreams of becoming registered ECT,ECE and PECE. What more can I say…I’m now a registered PECE thru IECEP-KSA-CRC. – Engr. RENE RONQUILLO Sept. 2011 PECE …View full post
Passing the Professional Electronics Engineering licensure (PECE) is a major milestones in my career development and it will not be possible without the help of our dear friends, colleagues, and family in the ECE profession. In deed, IECEP-KSA-CRC became one of my motivators, mentors, and inspiration. Becoming a PECE is not an easy task but joining hands with …View full post
For the second try, fortunately, I passed the November 2010 SPLBE ECE licensure exam. Here are my tips to all EcE examinees: 1. PREPARE and DISCIPLINE YOURSELF, and have TIME MANAGEMENT (study hard). 2. BE RESOURCEFUL (use all your references, read and absorb it). 3. HAVE SELF – CONFIDENCE (you can do it) and lastly, …View full post
I felt honored and proud. Best Practice & Experience are essential in reaching this goal and with the professional help of IECEP-KSA-CRC officers, all effort turned into a great success.” My word of thanks to IECEP family, Board of Electronics Engineering & PRC. – Engr. Nesito L. Onde Sept. 2011 PECE Board Passers, PECE Reg. No. …View full post
I thank you lord for the knowledge and courage you vested in me and to all IECEP-KSA-CRC Board of Directors, Officers and fellow members for being there always to assist, help, and guide us on how to pass the board exam. Especially to the ECT committee who conducted a free review which …View full post
IECEP TMC and other Toastmasters Club in Area 2 is in all out Battle last February 28, 2015. The Bowling Tournament was held at Al Khozama Bowling Center near Faizaliah Mall. There were eight (8) Teams who compete in the tournament as follows : IECEP TMC, FILCOM-IT TMC, Toast of COMSOFIL, PRTC, PSME TMC, UAP TMC, PTMC, and KFSH and RC Voice TMC.
Our fellow IECEP Toastmasters and Engineers give their best as Engr. Arnold bags several awards due to his 4 strikes in a row. Among the Eight Teams who competed in the tournament, IECEP TMC was in a good 5th place. In line with this, the event provides full of fun and excitement as well as the good camaraderie and friendship among fellow Toastmasters and professionals in the tournament.
The true SPIRIT that the Tournament provides is the development of Team Work, Patience, Cheerfulness and encouragement among individual and team players. The activity also provides an outlet from the workplace and other working environment here in KSA.
We invite all fellow Engineers in IECEP-KSA-CRC to be a part of our IECEP Toastmasters Club, it will enhance your Speaking and Leadership Skills through trainings in the Toastmasters Meetings, also a yearly bowling competition like this provides leisure , fun and excitement to fellow Toastmasters and friends.
(Members of the IECEP TMC Bowling Team 2015 )
(IECEP TMC Bowling Team Joins AREA 2 Bowling Tournament 2015)
(IECEP TMC Bowling Team Joins AREA 2 Bowling Tournament)
By: TM Ronilo S. Hernandez
Last February 27, 2015, members of the IECEP Toastmasters Team joined the Area 2 Competition Level for Division A, District 79. The venue of the event was held at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center near Takasushi Road in Riyadh Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The competing Clubs includes the best of the best from Area 2, FILCOM – IT Toastmasters Club, TOC Toast of Comsofil, KFSH and RC Voice Toastmasters Club and our very own IECEP Toastmasters Club.
Our fellow IECEP Toastmasters and Engineers competed in four (4) Speech Categories namely, The Speech Evaluation Contest (TM Romeo Maribao Jr. and TM Modesto Gibas ) Table Topics Speech Competition (TM Nelson Navarro and TM Modesto Gibas) Humorous Speech Contest (TM Ronilo S. Hernandez and TM Nelson
Navarro )and finally, The International Speech Competition (TM Ronilo S. Hernandez and TM Ryan Paul Panilo II)
TM Ryan was unable to compete due to other commitments.
Among the tough competitors in different Clubs in Area 2, our fellow TM’s give the good fight to the cream of the crop of Speakers, and our very own IECEP Toastmaster TM Moody Gibas bagged the 3rd Place for the Table Topics segment.
We encouraged all fellow Engineers in IECEP-KSA-CRC to be a part of our IECEP Toastmasters Club, it will enhance your Speaking and Leadership Skills through trainings in the Toastmasters Meetings. A yearly competition like this provides a flat form on your Toastmasters journey.
TABLE TOPICS SPEECH COMPETITION and SPEECH EVALUATION COMPETITION
(Table Topics Competition segment TM Moody Gibas winning the 3rd Place – Accepting the trophy in behalf of TM Moody is TM Romeo Maribao Jr.)
HUMOROUS SPEECH COMPETITION
(TM Nelson Navarro delivering his Speech )
INTERNATIONAL SPEECH COMPETITION
(TM Ronilo S. Hernandez delivering his Speech , Speech Title : BEING UNIQUE for the International Speech Category and Speech Title : SIMPLE But POWERFUL for the HUMOROUS SPEECH Category )
(IECEP Toastmasters Club group picture and TM Dante Silao who acted as Assistant Tally Counter in the event)
By : TM Ronilo S. Hernandez
Riyadh – The Institute of Electronics Engineers of the Philippines KSA Central Region Chapter recently concluded another back-to-back technical seminar event last Friday, 27th of February 2015 at the Orchid Al Mansour Hotel in Riyadh.
The seminar topics were Copper Access Technology delivered by guest speaker, David Zhang, a subject matter expert from Huawei and promptly followed by ISO 9001-2008 Awareness by Engr. Jojo Utram, an experienced civil and geodetics engineer concentrating on quality management systems.
A prompt registration was observed prior to the seminar thanks in part to the implementation of the e-registration system at the IECEP website enabling participants to book their attendance in advance, as well as avoiding errors in their participation certificates. This event also saw the attendance of new members who were warmly welcomed by officers and members alike as they join the growing family of IECEP KSA CRC.
This event was attended by fifty four (54) participants coming from various industries in the domain of electronics, utilities, automation, construction, inter-networking, and telecommunications; all eager to learn the topics to be delivered and also to earn their CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits.
The guests and participants were warmly welcomed by the institute’s newly elected president, Engr. Perry Camson and his team of officers while refreshments were being served.
The talk began with the introduction of the guest speaker by FY2015 Director, Engr. Arnold Salcedo, after which Mr. Zhang began his masterful description of Copper Access System and its background and gave very convincing and strong arguments as to why it outperforms optic fiber among many other data-bearing media. Mr. Zhang impressed upon the audience a more profound understanding of the technology after his lively discussion.
As soon as the first topic ended, the next speaker was introduced by Engr. Ken Vallespin, VP-External Affairs of the organization. Engr. Utram started with a historical background of quality systems and the different ISO family of standards applicable in many different industries and levels of organization. He also talked about how ISO9001-2008 forms were being implemented in his organization and how beneficial it is in improving quality processes as well as streamlining operations in companies. His delivery evidenced his expertise in the subject matter and elicited an interactive discussion from the audience.
Refreshments were served all throughout the session and gave the participants chance to socialize and get to know their peers. This event ended with plaques of appreciation awarded to the resource speakers as well as certificate handover to the participants.
Finally, as the organization and the officers’ wishes to convey its gratitude to its active members, a complimentary The Middle East Electronics Professional magazines were given out for free as a token of thanks for their unwavering support to the organization. This edition of The Middle East Electronics Professional contained activities and highlights of the previous year.
Certificates and magazines were waved up in the air as souvenir photos were taken and the event concluded successfully.
By: Engr. Kenneth Vallespin
Congratulations! Engr. Jonathan Morillo for passing the PMP Certification Exam given by the Project Management Institute (PMI) on February 23, 2015. He attended the IECEP-KSA-CRC PMP Preparatory Class last October 24 – 30, 2014 with Engr. Kenneth Vallespin as the speaker and mentor.
The Institute of Electronics Engineers of the Philippines – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Central Region Chapter (IECEP-KSA-CRC) conducted Two Technical Seminars to commence its Continuing Professional Development activity for year 2015. It was held on the 30th of January at Orchid Al-Mansour Hotel entitled Interconnecting Computer Systems – Cisco and Traffic Control Systems.
Usual registration for the seminar was done successfully and 49 participants were in attendance, all of which are eager to learn the technical details and theories behind the systems.
The program precede with the invocation of Engr. Ryan Paul S. Panilo followed by the opening remarks of IECEP-KSA-CRC 2015 President Engr. Perry H. Camson, he then presented Engr. Nelson M. Navarro as the 1st resource speaker for Traffic Control Systems.
Engr. Nelson M. Navarro explained very well the concepts and operations of Air, Sea, and Land Traffic Control Systems. After his topic, a 15 minute break was given to the participants to fill their stomach with the delicious food that was prepared and served at the hotel.
Then the 2nd resource speaker Engr. Ryan Paul Panilo was introduced by Engr. Jandee Bonifacio. His seminar entitled Interconnecting Computer Systems – Cisco. He started the seminar by discussing the overview and the importance of having CISCO certifications, choosing CISCO as a foundation of a good career path, and the benefits of being CISCO certified. The last part of his seminar was a hands-on workshop activity, demonstrated to the participants on how to Interconnect Computer Systems to Cisco devices.
Both resource speakers elaborated and displayed their capabilities and familiarities on the subject matters and were able to answer questions from participants in plain and simple manner.
All the officers were present on that day and carried out their specific roles absolutely which resulted in the smooth conduct of the event. The 1st Monthly Technical Seminar was concluded; plaques and certificates of appreciation to the resource speakers and attendees were given respectively, and photos of the activity were taken.
Congratulations! Engr. Teriyuki Ito for passing the PMP Certification Exam given by the Project Management Institute (PMI) on January 26, 2015. He attended the IECEP-KSA-CRC PMP Preparatory Class last October 24 – 30, 2014 with Engr. Kenneth Vallespin as the speaker and mentor.
OCTOBER 2014 Board Examinations
PECE Board Passer
MARIO AGUILAR BALBOA
ECE Board Passer
JERRY SAO CORPUZ
ECT Board Passers
ROBERTO ALVAREZ ALBANIA
JOHN DOMINGO ANGELES
GLENN CHEE CAJARO
MICHAEL BIASAGA PETROLA
JUNREY OCLARIT TAGARO
The following shall be the engineering and technician categories covered by this Act:
(a) Professional Electronics Engineer (PECE)
(b) Electronics Engineer (ECE)
(c) Electronics Technician (ECT)
The Institute of Electronics Engineers of the Philippines – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia- Central Region Chapter (IECEP-KSA-CRC) conducted its 12th Monthly Technical Seminar which concluded the 2014 term. The seminar was entitled Solar Panel System. It was attended by 60 participants who are interested either to put their own home solar panel system for alternative renewable energy or to venture into this kind of business back home.
The Institute of Electronics Engineers of the Phil., Inc. KSA Central Region Chapter held its 4th Annual General Membership Meeting (AGM) on November 28, 2014 at Golden Tulip Hotel Al Nasiriah, Riyadh Saudi Arabia with a theme “Advancing Electronics Professionals Towards Mobility and ASEAN Qualification Framework Recognition”.
IECEP-KSA-CRC is a duly accredited IECEP foreign-based chapter affiliated with the Institute of Electronics Engineers of the Philippines, Inc. It is a non-stock and non-profit organization.
The institute is founded by professional engineers that share the same vision and mission of the Institute that it represents. It is a showcase of dedicated individuals engaged in Saudi Arabia’s various industries in telecommunications, electronics, military and defense, automation, control sector, etc.
IECEP-KSA-CRC promotes International Certification Drive like Project Management Professional to its members.
Title: PMP Exam Preparatory Class (Project Management)
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Duration: 35 hours
Dates: 24 October – 30 October 2014
Venue: Orchid Al Mansour Hotel, King Abdulaziz Rd., Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Trainer: Engr. Kenneth Vallespin, PMP, PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner
PMI ID: 2792310
PMP No.: 1662179