On the 17th of October, EPICS in IEEE in collaboration with the Arizona State University (ASU) Ira Fulton School of Engineering EPICS program, hosted the first EPICS Expo. The ASU EPICS Expo was an opportunity to highlight the innovative technological solutions that teams of exceptional engineering students were developing to assist local non-profits. 

Ray Alcantara, program manager for EPICS in IEEE stated: “It’s remarkable what these students are able to envision, engineer, and deploy. Everyone who has ever contributed to EPICS in IEEE should be proud of what these students are able to accomplish.” 

Did you know? ..........that CLE offers role descriptions for 23 volunteer leadership positions at the operational unit level? They apply to Section, Chapter, Student Branch, Affinity Group, and Committees. Starting August 2019, the CLE made available 10 role descriptions for volunteer leadership positions at the Region level. Go to the CLE homepage, click on the Volunteer icon to find the information located in a central area.

Questions on CLE? email m.t.schneider@ieee.org or s.kim@ieee.org

Did you know that the first IEEE DataPort Dataset Upload Contest was launched on October 1st in conjunction with IEEE Day?  The contest is open to all IEEE members so upload your dataset to IEEE DataPort today and qualify for valuable prizes!  Standard (non-Open Access) or Open Access datasets must be uploaded to IEEE DataPort to enter the contest. The top three datasets that get the most views during the month of October 2019 will receive prizes.  Enter today at https://ieee-dataport.org/dataset-upload-contest!

IEEE DataPort™ is an easily accessible data platform enabling users to share, access, and manage datasets in one trusted location.  You can upload up to 2TB of data, collaborate with other data owners, and also link your manuscripts and gain more citations for your dataset.

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!

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.

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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.