IEEE Brand Ambassador Program
The IEEE Brand is highly valued around the world. To enhance the recognition our brand provides, IEEE has created the IEEE Brand Ambassador Program. The program targets both, staff and volunteers. The program aims to make volunteers more engaged in representing the IEEE brand appropriately, to create a consistent IEEE Brand experience, and to help educate others. While we have a high number of brand ambassadors in Regions 8 and 10, we can further grow the IEEE brand awareness in other Regions.
If you would like to become an IEEE Brand ambassador, CLICK HERE to see the qualifications and application form. The process is simple and your role will help strengthening the IEEE Brand worldwide!! Start now!
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Member Discounts Marketplace: Insurance Discount for Members in UK
As of 1 December, Member Discounts Marketplace will feature a new offer for members in UK. Members are eligible to receive a 5% discount from on a variety of insurance products. This cover is uniquely suited to the needs of contractors, consultants and other technologists who need coverage for various periods of time. Available products include the following: Professional Indemnity (including Cyber Liability), Public Liability, Employer's Liability, Cyber Breach Response, Directors & Officers, Contents Insurance, Business Interruption, Personal Accident, Buildings Insurance and Legal Expenses. Members must login at www.ieee.org/discounts to access the vendor site through Marketplace.
Member Discounts Marketplace is a new feature of Member Discounts, which offers exclusive, time-sensitive savings opportunities. Country eligibility varies by vendor. These deals may only last a few months, so be sure to act quickly.
IEEE Section Gateways Debut on IEEE Collabratec
Innovation happens when we work together. We recently achieved an important milestone as an organization: Bringing together on one platform access to over 300 local IEEE Sections, personalized to each of our 400,000+ members globally.
IEEE Sections are valued and vibrant communities across the IEEE global network. Available exclusively to IEEE Members, all IEEE Sections now have a dedicated gateway on IEEE Collabratec that showcase local networks, activities, and opportunities. Linked on the Member’s profile upon log-in, gateway resources include:
• Link to the IEEE Section’s website
• New IEEE Members to the Section, as they opt into the IEEE Member Directory
• Upcoming events organized by the Section, and conferences within geographic proximity of your Section
• Listing of the IEEE Volunteer leadership who make great things happen in the Section
• Recognition of Members in the Section who have advanced in membership grade
• Recognition of Members who have received badges for their participation on Collabratec
• Collabratec communities and workspaces in which Members of the Section participate
The gateway experience is consistent for Members should they move from one Section to another -- and offers our Student Members a persistent connection with their IEEE Section during their time of study, and as they embark upon their professional careers.
Student Activities Committee - Changes in the Operations Manual, Section 9.4
Attn: Section Chairs, Section Student Activities Chairs, and Section Student Representatives
As a result of the changes in the MGA Operations Manual, Section 9.4:
In Sections with at least one Student Branch, it is recommended that the Section ExCom select a Section Student Activities Chair (SSAC) and a Section Student Representative (SSR) as voting members of the Section ExCom. The SSAC is an active Section member of Graduate Student Member Grade or above while the SSR is an active Student Member or Graduate Student Member in a Student Branch of the Section.
Promoting IEEE Membership
As of Thursday, 16 August, anyone joining IEEE becomes a member for the 2019 membership year. This is a valuable time to promote IEEE membership because any new member that joins in September receives an additional four months of membership at no extra cost.
For information on how you can incorporate a "join" message in your communications, contact Nicole Honan, Member and Geographic Activities, atn.honan@ieee .org
Access IEEE Collabratec™ on the go with new mobile app
(posted 24 February 2017)
Now IEEE Collabratec™ users can network and collaborate from anywhere.
Whether traveling, at work, attending an IEEE conference, or without a computer, the free IEEE Collabratec mobile app will keep you connected with more than 75,000 technology professionals who are using IEEE's online professional networking and collaboration platform.
The mobile app makes these IEEE Collabratec features available on the go:
- View posts and comments from your network, communities, and private groups
- Post, comment, ask questions, and share activities in your newsfeed
- Connect and network with other IEEE Collabratec participants
- Create, upload, and view documents in your library
- Message your network directly
- Receive real-time notifications on activities
Developed as a partnership between the IEEE Collabratec development team and IEEE Mobile Center of Excellence, the app is one of three IEEE has launched in the last six months.
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New IEEE Event Finder™ app helps members find IEEE events nearby
(posted 16 September 2016)
With help from members in Region 10, a new app to help IEEE members identify IEEE events or conferences has been released. The app will use the geolocation feature of the user's phone to identify events happening nearby.
Using the search functionality allows the user to find events by:
- Event/Conference title
- Date and event types
- IEEE sponsoring Societies/Councils
"My assessment of the mobile app is that it is well done," states Mike Fallenstein, IEEE Region 4 Communications Committee Chair. "It is easy and intuitive to navigate. It has a very modern feel to it like the newer apps released by other companies. There will always be enhancements that will be wanted by users, but I think this is really excellent for a first release."
Read the full article in the The Institute