MGA Scoop - January 2023 Issue

MGA Scoop

January 2023

Upcoming Events

  • HKN's Pathways to Industry Conference coming 2-3 February

    2-3 February
    Pathways to Industry gives engineering students and early career professionals the opportunity to build your networks, get career advice from industry insiders, meet with recruiters from top companies and hear about current job opportunities. Plus, you will be able to keep up with Tech to make sure that you stay technically relevant! Attend and get your resume in front of decision makers in our resume book.
    Learn more and register

  • Save your seat: IEEE 802.11ax Virtual Course Program

    21-22 February
    IEEE 802.11axTM: An Overview of High Efficiency Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi 6) is a virtual two-course program will provide an overview of the features and optimizations introduced by IEEE 802.11ax to the physical (PHY) and medium access control (MAC) layers, which lead to the improvements in Wi-Fi. Purchase this course program by 17 February 2023 for the opportunity to ask questions and to interact with the instructors in a virtual format. Following the live sessions, purchasers of the program will have the opportunity to access the on demand version of the course program.
    Register today

IEEE Virtual Events Calendar

The IEEE Virtual Events Calendar provides an up-to-date listing of major events available on demand.

2023 IEEE Sections Congress Exhibits Information

Sections Congress 2023

Sections Congress will be held next year on 11-13 August 2023 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, ON, Canada. Exhibit sign up will open in February with registration. View the presentation for additional information.

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Open for Registration! IEEE | Rutgers Mini-MBA - 2023 Sessions

The IEEE | Rutgers Online Mini-MBA for Engineers program was developed to help corporate employees bridge the gap between business and engineering as they prepare for growth in their career. Members just like you are taking steps toward advancing their careers, learning from mentors, and expanding their networks by taking advantage of this exclusive leadership program. Now registering for January, March, and September 2023 sessions. Seats are filling up quickly, secure your spot today!

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Call for Nominations: 2024 IEEE MGA Leadership Positions: Deadline 15 March 2023

The IEEE Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Nominations and Appointments (N&A) Committee is soliciting nominations for the following 2024 leadership positions:

  • MGA Vice President-Elect/Board Chair-Elect
  • MGA Treasurer
  • MGA Vice Chairs
    • Geographic Unit Operations
    • Information Management
    • Member Development
  • Committee Chairs
    • Admission and Advancement (IEEE)
    • MGA Awards and Recognition
    • MGA Geographic Unit Operations Support Committee
      • Chair is VC-GUO
    • MGA Advisory
    • MGA IT Coordination and Oversight Committee
      • Chair is VC-Information Management
    • IEEE Life Members Committee
    • MGA Member Benefits Portfolio Advisory
    • MGA Membership Recruitment and Recovery
    • MGA Member Engagement and Life Cycle Committee
      • Chair is VC-Member Development
    • Operations Manual Compliance Committee
    • MGA Potentials Editorial Board
    • MGA Student Activities Committee
    • MGA Training Committee
    • MGA vTools Committee
    • IEEE Young Professionals Committee
  • IEEE HKN – MGA Governor-At-Large

The deadline to submit nominations for the above positions is 15 March 2023.

A complete list of available MGA positions, committee descriptions, and information on the MGA Nominations and Appointments process are available.

Nominate yourself or a colleague now

For questions, email

Member in the News

Top cybersecurity threats for 2023

IEEE Senior Member Kayne McGladrey discusses the IEEE Tech in 2023 Survey findings focusing on cybersecurity, as well as the key threats and opportunities facing enterprises in the year ahead.

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Simulation and predictive analytics boost forecast capabilities

IEEE Life Fellow Tom Coughlin discusses predictive analytics and simulations and why they are key for understanding future trends and determining optimal responses for organizations.

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2023 IEEE Medal of Honor Recipient Announced

Congratulations to the 2023 IEEE Medal Recipients

Congratulations to Vinton G. Cerf, 2023 IEEE Medal of Honor Recipient, and all the 2023 IEEE Medalists! Each year IEEE Awards recognizes a group of individuals who have made lasting impacts on technology, engineering, and society to receive IEEE’s highest honors. Learn more about this year's medalists by clicking here.

Read the IEEE Medal of Honor Recipients eBook

Read the IEEE Medal of Honor recipients eBook

Click here to acces the eBook.

Save the Date: IEEE Education Week is Coming in 2023

IEEE Education Week highlights educational programs and resources for students, educators, and technical professionals on their journey of lifelong learning.

Whether you are want to learn more or showcase your unit's educational resources, visit on how you can participate in 2023!

IEEE Spectrum Stories

Rory Cooper’s Wheelchair Tech Makes the World More Accessible

The IEEE Life Fellow has introduced customized controls and builds wheelchairs for rough terrain.

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The Women Behind ENIAC

A new book tells the story of how they broke a computer-science glass ceiling.

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Poll: Would You Want to Work a Shorter Week?

Weigh in with your thoughts on a four-day workweek.

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Learn something new with IEEE's newest course on Digital Privacy

Digital Privacy: Principles, Regulations, and Ethics! Celebrate Data Privacy Week this January by learning about concepts and the common misconceptions surrounding privacy, leading to defining digital privacy and introducing a privacy taxonomy capturing common privacy-related violations. Whether you need to learn new skills for yourself or for your organization, explore this course to get the ethical foundations and framework of privacy that will help you make sound decisions in complex situations.

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The Garden with Hopes to Promote Transformation with an Entire Community

The Ohio State University students and faculty teamed up with representatives and leaders of the Charles Madison Nabrit Memorial Garden to create an Urban Garden for sustainability education and agriculture located in Britney Hills, a low-income neighborhood in Columbus, OH.

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IEEE offers PDH/CEU Certificates

Add value to your IEEE conferences and technical events by offering IEEE PDH's/CEUs. IEEE OUs, Societies, Sections, and Chapters are eligible to offer IEEE credentials for qualified events. If you are an IEEE OU, Society, Section, or Chapter, and want to learn more about these certificates, please contact us at:


Thank you so much for everyone's support for the IEEE STEM Summit! The article summarizes the success of the IEEE 2022 STEM Summit, which brought together STEM enthusiasts and IEEE members.

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Resources for Volunteers

  • Webex Event User Guide available here

  • Interested in using Google Meet? Find out more at or send us an email at

  • IEEE Center for Leadership Excellence (CLE)
    Find volunteer training and resources in the IEEE CLE.

  • IEEE Learning Network
    The IEEE Learning Network (ILN) gives members easy access to online learning content from across IEEE, all in one place. Browse hundreds of courses on core and emerging technologies, leadership skills, and more.

  • Additional IEEE Virtual Events Resources
    The following IEEE resources can also be useful for organizers looking to virtualize their events: