Sections Congress 2014 Breakout Sessions, Learning Labs, and IGNITE! Sessions

During IEEE Sections Congress 2014 (SC2014) Breakout Sessions, speakers shared information on specific topics with attendees, leaving time for a question and answer period. The following three program tracks were established:
  • Enhance Member Satisfaction
  • Improve Volunteer Experience
  • Reach Globally with Local Touch
In addition to attending five 75-minute traditional Breakout Sessions throughout the weekend, attendees were offered several new program options, including Learning Labs and IGNITE! Sessions.
Session topics are included on this page. Presentations are linked to session topics.
Registered attendees can download the mobile app or access the Web site for more information
Attendees and non-attendees can also review the following in more detail:

Enhance Member Satisfaction

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Improve Volunteer Experience

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Reach Globally with Local Touch

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Learning Labs

For Section leaders interested in learning more about a particular IEEE tool, Learning Labs are ten- to 25-minute sessions providing live demonstrations on resources from MGA, Technical Activities, Educational Activities, and other IEEE organizational units. Some Learning Labs also used presentations, hyperlinked below.

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IGNITE! Sessions

Ignite Sessions are five-minute presentations on specific topics intended to spark interest on a particular subject.

Topics include:
  • Conferences for the Practitioner - Moses 
  • Engaging with Members and the Community - Toland 
  • Engaging with Mid-Career Professionals - Trelewicz 
  • Engaging with Other Organizations - Mozar 
  • Engaging with Social Media - Jacob 
  • Engaging with Young Professionals - Worboys 
  • Enhancing Technical Know-How and Education Through the Distinguished Lecturer Program - Gupta 
  • Expanding SSCS Globally - A Chapter's Success Story (New to Best Chapter in 20 Months) - Kumar
  • From Small Steps to Large Leaps: Pilot Projects with Solve for X - Hecht
  • Getting Your News into The Institute - Pretz 
  • How Global Standards Change the World - Bartleson
  • How to Use Conferences to Build Communities - Lightner (PDF, 2.3 MB)
  • IAS - An Outreach Success Story -
  • IEEE Center for Leadership Excellence - Sen 
  • IEEE Consultants Network - Blank
  • IEEE Day - Akar 
  • IEEE Digital Library - Dahl 
  • IEEE Women in Engineering - Patel 
  • IEEEXtreme - World's Biggest 24hr Programming Competition - AlSheikh 
  • Investing in Innovation - IEEE Foundation Grants Program - Feisel
  • Membership Recruitment at Conferences - Meier 
  • New IEEE Author Workshops Introduced in 2014 - Dahl 
  • Out with the GOLD and in with the New Young Professionals - Vice  
  • Power and Energy Society (PES) Chapters - Armstrong
  • Section/Chapter Sponsored Conferences - Panda 
  • Solve for X Technology Moonshots - Glass 
  • TAB/MGA Collaborations - Kumar 
  • Technical Society Chapters are the Heartbeat of IEEE - Ligthart 
  • 22 Technologies Shaping the World in 2022 - Walz 
  • vTools Introduction - Gargiula 
  • Women in Engineering Focus in Technical Activities - Cooper