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Call for Nominations: 2019 IEEE MGA Committee Member and Liaison Positions: deadline 1 August

The IEEE Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Nominations and Appointments (N&A) Committee is soliciting nominations for 2019 MGA Committee Member and Liaison positions.  complete list of available MGA positionscommittee descriptions, and information on the MGA Nominations and Appointments process are available.

Each IEEE Region is encouraged to submit nominations to help ensure that MGA is globally balanced.  Self-nominations are encouraged.


ØNominate yourself or a colleague now 

The deadline to submit nominations is 1 August 2018.

Positions include:

MGA Committee Members

  • IEEE Admission and Advancement Committee
  • MGA Awards and Recognition Committee
  • MGA Geographic Unit Operations Support Committee
  • MGA IEEE.tv Advisory Committee
  • MGA IT Coordination and Oversight Committee
  • IEEE Life Members Committee
  • MGA Member Benefits Portfolio Advisory Committee
  • MGA Nominations and Appointments Committee
  • MGA Potentials Editorial Board
  • MGA Strategic Planning Committee
  • MGA Student Activities Committee
  • MGA Training Committee
  • MGA vTools Committee
  • IEEE Women in Engineering Committee
  • IEEE Young Professionals Committee

MGA Sections Congress 2020

  • Committee Chair
  • Program Chair
  • Program Committee Members

MGA appointments to other organizational unit boards/committees 

  • IEEE Conferences Committee (two members)
  • IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) (two members)
  • IEEE Publication Services and Products Board (PSPB)
  • IEEE TAB/PSPB Products and Services Committee



In alignment with a prior IEEE Board of Directors motion, and in accordance with IEEE’s publishing policies, a new process was approved by the IEEE Technical Activities Board during its June 2017 meeting. Plagiarism screening is already a requirement per IEEE policy and this recently-approved process will help ensure the quality of IEEE conference proceedings content submitted for publication in IEEE Xplore. The process provides guidance on roles, preferred tools and timing.

 Read full details on the process.

 (updated 16 September 2016)

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