IEEE CIS organized a joint reception for students and young professionals at IEEE WCCI 2018 which took place on Monday 9th July in Rio de Janeiro. With such events, IEEE CIS intends to help the younger generation to boost their professional networks and be part of the society. Over 350 participants accepted the invitation and attended the event. Thanks to all participants who made this as one of the successful events and we hope you could benefit from the networking event. Looking forward to meeting you again at the next reception during SSCI 2018 in Bangalore!