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Upcoming IEEE Atlanta Section Meetings – September-October-Novermber 2015

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

From: IEEE eNotice [mailto:enotice@ieee.org]
Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2014 8:08 PM
Subject: Upcoming IEEE Atlanta Section Meetings

 

Volunteers Needed!

September 13 Girl Scout STEM Expo. Women in Engineering will be showcasing various cool science demos (including blowing up marshmallows in a vacuum chamber!). This event reaches over 1000 area girls. Both men and women are welcome to volunteer.  For more information, and to sign up: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050e45a8a62ea31-2014

 

Nominations for 2015 Section Officers will open on Monday, 15 September, and will remain open until October 13.  Be watching for an email with details!

 

Power and Energy Society

Security Measures: Protecting Critical Assets

September 09, 12:00 PM

More information: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/27827

 

Industry Applications Society

September 15, 11:45 AM

Harmonic studies 101: How to perform one.

More information: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/27757

 

Computer Society

September 16, 12:00 PM

Technical Meeting

More information: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/27497

 

Aerospace and Electronic Systems/Geoscience and Remote Sensing September 17, 12:00 PM Through-Wall Microwave Imaging: Some Applications of Physics to Urban Reconnaissance More information: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/27477

 

Engineering in Medicine and Biology

September 18, 6:30 PM

New Non-invasive Methods to Learn about Arteries and Some Diseases More information: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/27493

 

ExCom/AdCom

September 23, 6:00 PM

Bimonthly Administrative Meeting

More information: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/22843

 

Industry Applications Society

October 20, 11:45 AM

Fundamentals of Wireless Communications

More information: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/27755

 

*** Save the date ***

Women in Engineering

November 6, 6:00 PM

Fall Mixer: Overcoming Impostor Syndrome More information: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/28029

 

 

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Call for Nominations: IEEE Atlanta Section 2015

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

From: IEEE eNotice [mailto:enotice@ieee.org]
Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:25 AM
Subject: Call for Nominations: IEEE Atlanta Section

Call for Nominations: IEEE Atlanta Section

Greetings, IEEE Atlanta Section Members!

The Atlanta Section is soliciting your recommendations for the following Executive Officer positions in 2015:

– Atlanta Section Chair

– Atlanta Section Vice Chair

– Atlanta Section Secretary

– Atlanta Section Treasurer

The terms of office shall be for one year starting on January 1, 2015. An individual must be of Member grade or higher or a Graduate Student Member to be eligible to hold elected office. Any member eligible to vote in the Atlanta Section elections may nominate an individual for office, and nominating yourself for an office is strongly encouraged. Any individual nominated for office should be willing to serve for the full year; we therefore recommend discussing the nomination with the individual prior to submission. The duties for each position are defined in the MGA Operations Manual, which may be found at the IEEE website, but a brief summary is also included below.

Here are some important dates for this nominations and elections process:

– The call for nominations starts the week of September 15 and closes Monday October 13.

– The voting starts Monday, October 20 and closes Friday, October 31.

– The 2015 Executive Officers will be announced Monday, November 3.

Please submit all nominations by sending an email to nominations2015@ (http://sites.ieee.org/atlanta/) .  You may send an email to this same address if you have any questions regarding the annual nomination/election process.

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Officer duties

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Section Chair/Vice Chair *

Presides at meetings of the Section and the Section Executive Committee.

Operates the Section to maximize satisfaction of Section member needs with the resources available.

Develops and presents plans for meeting members needs to the Executive Committee for review.

Identifies appropriate volunteers and presents their appointments to the Executive Committee for review.

Prepares an annual report of Section Activities for submission to the Region.

Represents the Section at all appropriate IEEE gatherings.

* The Section Vice Chair fulfills the duties of the Chair in his or her absence, and assists and supports the Chair as required/assigned.

Section Treasurer

Accurately maintains financial records for Section.

Maintains bank accounts of Section funds.

Prepares the annual budget for submission to the Section Executive Committee.

Makes disbursements in accordance with the approved budget.

Refers expenses outside the budget to the Section Chair for action.

Ensures that all Section expenditures and disbursements are made in accordance with IEEE policy.

Prepares financial reports for the Section Chair, Section Executive Committee and Regional Director.

Submits annual report of financial activity to the IEEE Operations Center and provides follow-up where necessary to confirm that the report has been approved.

Section Secretary

Accurately records minutes of all Section meetings.

Distributes agenda and meeting notices for all Section meetings.

Reports all Section and subunit meetings to the IEEE Regional Activities Department using the proper forms.

Notifies the IEEE Regional Activities Department of all changes in Section and subunit Officers.

We look forward to hearing from you!

-IEEE Atlanta Section 2015 Nominations Committee

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IEEE Atlanta Section – Call for Nominations – Region 3 Awards

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

 

Call for Nominations – Region 3 Awards – Deadline December 1st

 

Nominating a deserving volunteer/colleague for one of the prestigious Region 3 awards is rewarding and not difficult! All of us should take the time to think of one person that should be nominated for an award below, and either begin the process of nominating them or help someone else to submit the nomination.  Some of you began a nomination at SoutheastCon – now is the time to complete that nomination; in fact, some of the nominations are already complete!  I would like to challenge every Section to submit at least one nomination. Review the purpose of each award below, and submit your nominations.  Feel free to contact me with your questions at jgostin@ieee.org .

 

* Region 3 Outstanding Engineer Award

Purpose: To recognize a member of Region 3 who, through technical and professional abilities, has made an outstanding contribution to the electrotechnology profession.

 

* Region 3 Outstanding Service Award

Purpose: To recognize a member of Region 3 who, through service to the Region and to the Institute, has made an outstanding contribution to the electrotechnology profession.

 

* Joseph M. Biedenbach Outstanding Engineering Educator Award

Purpose: To recognize a member of Region 3 who has shared technical and professional abilities through teaching in industry, government, or in an institution of higher learning and in so doing has made an outstanding contribution to the electrotechnology profession.

 

* Daniel W. Jackson Award

Purpose: To recognize a Past Director who, through continuing service to the Region and to the Institute, has made exemplary contributions to the electrotechnology profession.

 

* Region 3 Professional Leadership Award

Purpose: To recognize a member of Region 3 for outstanding leadership efforts in achieving the professional aims of IEEE in the United States.

 

*Employer Professional Development Award

Purpose: To recognize an employer in Region 3 for outstanding contributions in advancing the professional development of employees.

 

Nominations, endorsements and evaluations will be handled on-line at the Region 3 Awards and Recognition Portal. Please visit http://ieee-r3.myreviewroom.com and sign up for an account today!

 

More information and the guidelines for nominators can be found on the Region 3 awards page at http://ewh.ieee.org/reg/3/awards

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