2020 IEEE Technical Field Award and 2019 Herz Award Recipients Announced
The IEEE Board of Directors has approved the 2020 IEEE Technical Field Award (TFA) and 2019 IEEE Eric Herz Outstanding Staff Member Award recipients. The complete list of recipients and their citations is posted online atwww.ieee.org/awards. Please feel free to send notes of congratulations and to publicize the recipients within your professional fields of interest other IEEE affiliations.
· The nomination deadline is 15 January annually to nominate someone for these awards. For information about or how to nominate someone for an IEEE TFA, go to: https://www.ieee.org/about/awards/technical-field-awards/index.html. For information about or how to nominate someone for the IEEE Herz Award, go to: https://www.ieee.org/about/awards/recognitions/herz.html.
· Learn about award sponsorship opportunities at: https://www.ieee.org/about/awards/sponsor.html.
*** IEEE ISC2 2019 - Call For Contributions ***
--- 5th IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2 2019) ---
Venue: Barceló Casablanca Hotel, Casablanca, Morocco
Dates: 14-17 October 2019
*** 8th IEEE ComNet 2020 - Call For Contributions ***
--- 8th IEEE International Conference on Communications and Networking (ComNet 2020) ---
Venue: Hammamet, Tunisia
Dates: 25-28 March 2020
Submission: July 30, 2019
Publication: Proceedings: Registered and Presented papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases.
IEEE $1 Million Challenge Call for Proposals! Deadline: 1 August 2019
Ideas are bigger today—and they should be. Technology is progressing faster than ever before. IEEE members have always created advancements that allow us to keep up with the changing world. The IEEE New Initiatives Committee (NIC) is looking for your help with the next big idea.
IEEE-USA's May Free Audio Book for Members: Rewarding Your Employees in Tight Economic Times--Volume 1: Some Basic Techniques
IEEE-USA's May Free Audio Book for Members Offers Tips for Rewarding Star Employees--on a Budget
What will you do to help important people in your company stay the course?
In the business world, it is not always possible to reward your key and special employees with raises or monetary gains in the conventional sense. However, it is possible to reward them in other ways that will keep them motivated and on-point--all of which keeps those valuable employees in your company--and/or your department.
Call for Nominations: IEEE Technical Field Awards, Herz Staff Award, and Medals & Recognitions
Nominations are due 15 January annually for the IEEE Technical Field Awards (TFA) and the IEEE Eric Herz Outstanding Staff Member Award and 15 June annually for IEEE Medals and Recognitions. IEEE TFAs are awarded for contributions to or leadership in a specific field of interest of the IEEE. IEEE Medals and Recognitions are the highest awards that the IEEE presents on behalf of the IEEE Board of Directors. IEEE Medals embrace significant and broad IEEE interests and purposes.
Global Launch of Ethically Aligned Design, First Edition
Ethically Aligned Design, First Edition: A Vision for Prioritizing Human Well-being with Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (EAD1e), will be launched and publicly available on 25 March 2019. In recognition of this milestone, IEEE will host a global webinar to announce the availability of this seminal publication and to provide brief perspectives on the work and its use. The webinar takes place March 25, 9:00am eastern and registration is available via http://bit.ly/2O0v29y
Transition to IEEE Conference Analytics Concludes on 31 March
OBIEE for Conferences Retiring
Late last year, IEEE launched IEEE Conference Analytics, a business intelligence tool delivered via the Tableau online platform to provide reports and visualizations of key operational information. As a part of the transition to this new tool, IEEE will be retiring it's predecessor, OBIEE for Conferences.