Explore IEEE Resource Centers
Access a vast array of educational and society-specific material through the IEEE Resource Centers. Not only do many of the resource centers include such sources as conference slides, webinars, and videos but they also offer the opportunity to receive your educational credits.
As an IEEE Society member, you have access to the Resource Center offered by your society. The Resource Centers consolidate all valuable content such as tutorials, conference videos, and slides in one, single location. Organized by content type, the IEEE Resource Centers are user-friendly and very easy to locate and view. Almost all materials are available to society members for free and to non-members for a small fee. Visit the IEEE Resource Center page and start exploring how to expand your knowledge base!
Reminder Call for Nominations: IEEE MGA Awards, Recognizing Outstanding IEEE Volunteers
You can help recognize the efforts of outstanding volunteers by nominating individuals for one of the prestigious IEEE Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Awards. Each award has a unique mission and criteria and offers the opportunity to honor distinguished colleagues, inspiring teachers, and corporate leaders.
If you know someone who has made substantial regional IEEE volunteer contributions through innovative projects, exemplary leadership, service, or by fulfilling the goals as related to transnational activities, consider nominating them for one of the following awards:
Please visit the MGA Award nomination web page to review the nominator guidelines and eligibility requirements and link to the portal for nominations.
The deadline for nominations is 15 October 2019 (for completed nomination form and two letters of endorsement).
Please note: MGA awards are peer-recognized awards; therefore, self-nomination is not permitted.
Please e-mail MGA Awards with any questions about the MGA Awards and Recognition Program.
R10 Launches Conference Leadership Programme
40+ Region 10 conference leaders and organizers gathered in Goa, India 17-18 August to participate in a two-day conference workshop. Championed by Director-Elect, Deepak Mathur, the R10 Conference Leadership Programme is expected to establish consistent conference organizing and sponsorship practices across Region 10. Additional on-site workshops are planned for several years in various part of R10.
Amit Kumar, Vice Chairman (Conferences) - IEEE India Council organized the workshop with support from the IEEE Bangalore office. Members of the IEEE Conferences Committee, MCE and MGA Staff participated as discussion leaders and speakers.
Alert: Mandatory Traveler Profile Updates
In an effort to increase security measures and improve the accuracy of data within the online booking tool for IEEE Concur Travel, users are required to update their profile with the following information prior to booking their next trip.
Full Legal Name
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o Requires Nationality (or check box no passport)
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Call for Nominations: IEEE Technical Field Awards and Eric Herz Staff Award
Nominations are due 15 January annually for the IEEE Technical Field Awards (TFA) and the IEEE Eric Herz Outstanding Staff Member Award. IEEE TFAs are awarded for contributions to or leadership in a specific field of interest of the IEEE and are among the highest awards presented on behalf of the IEEE Board of Directors. The IEEE Herz Award recognizes sustained contributions by a present or past full-time staff member of the IEEE with at least ten years of service.
All IEEE members are encouraged to submit a nomination for a worthy candidate within their technical fields. Nomination guidelines, award-specific criteria, and components of a nomination form can be downloaded from https://www.ieee.org/about/awards/information.html and http://www.ieee.org/about/awards/recognitions/recognitions_herz.html. All nominations must be submitted through the online nomination portal.
For more information visit www.ieee.org/awards or e-mail email@example.com.
Since 1917, the IEEE Awards Program has paid tribute to technical professionals whose exceptional achievements and contributions have made a lasting impact on technology, society, the engineering profession, and humanity. By this means, the image and prestige of the organization, its members, and the profession are all enhanced.
IEEE Global Blockchain Summit @ NIST
September 16-18, 2019
Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Conference site: https://attend.ieee.org/blockchainsummit/
Registration link: https://attend.ieee.org/blockchainsummit/registration/
The flagship event promoted by the IEEE Blockchain Initiative together with NIST, the IEEE Global Blockchain Summit, hosted at the NIST Headquarter’s in Gaithersburg, Maryland, 16-18 September, is a 3-day intensive program covering visionary, hot topics, use cases, challenges and opportunities in blockchain technology.
A new e-newsletter will keep members up to date on tech-related aspects of public policy issues
An inside look at IEEE member contributions to key technologies
New Awareness Campaign Spotlights the Contributions of Experts In Robotics and Wireless Communications