The IEEE-USA Nominations and Appointments (N&A) Committee asks for your help identifying U.S. IEEE Regions 1-6 members who may be interested in, and well-qualified for, service in the following IEEE-USA Board positions:

·        IEEE-USA President-Elect*

·        IEEE-USA Secretary/Treasurer

·        IEEE-USA Vice President – Career & Member Services

·        IEEE-USA Vice President – Communications & Public Awareness

·        IEEE-USA Vice President – Government Relations

·        IEEE-USA Young Professional Representative

IEEE $1 Million Challenge

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 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.

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.

The IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges (VIC) Summit & Honors Ceremony presents a unique opportunity to connect with and learn from some of the technology “Giants” in the world. These world-class presenters will deep-dive into the most crucial areas of technology today, the impact on the future of industries, and the role that engineers will have serving the global community. It will culminate with the evening’s IEEE Honors Ceremony Gala where we will celebrate the pinnacle achievements of this year’s recipients whose accomplishments have led to the breakthroughs of today.

Each year, the MGA Outstanding Section Awards are presented to one large, one medium, and one small Section (across all Regions), to recognize their excellent work and successful efforts in fulfilling the educational and scientific goals of IEEE for the benefit of the public.  The recipient Sections are acknowledged for maintaining, enhancing, and supporting the Student Branches, Technical Chapters, and Affinity Groups within their geographic boundaries. 

 

Three awards are presented, as follows:

  • Large Section = 1,501 or more members (including Students) as of 31 December of the prior year;
  • Medium Section = 501-1,500 members (including Students) as of 31 December of the prior year;
  • Small Section = 500 or fewer members (including Students) as of 31 December of the prior year

 

To nominate your Section for the MGA Outstanding Large, Medium, or Small Section Award, please go to https://ieee.secure-platform.com/a/solicitations/home/205.  Follow the links provided to review the selection criteria.

 

The deadline for submissions is 15 May 2019.  Recipients will be announced in July 2019. 

The IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) is seeking nominations for its prestigious annual awards, which recognize major contributions to engineering and technical education. The deadline for submitting a nomination is 6 May 2019. Nominations are sought for the following awards:
 
EAB Awards:
· Meritorious Achievement Award in Accreditation Activities
· Meritorious Achievement Award in Continuing Education                    
· Meritorious Achievement Award in Outreach and Informal Education 
· Major Educational Innovation Award   
· Meritorious Achievement Award in Pre-University Education 

New pilot program: On 4 February 2019, MCE began a six-month trial designed to provide enhanced support to:

·        Region 8 conference organizers

·        MGA leadership

Melinda Stembridge, Customer Relations & Operations Administrator will provide dedicated support to Region 8, as well as continue to support all India-sponsored conferences.