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Call for Nominations

Sunday, September 30th, 2018

This is a call for nominations for the four elected positions in the Memphis Professional Section. You can Nominate yourself or someone else. Nominees must be listed at IEEE as an active member in the section in good standing. Term will start January 1, 2019. Positions are:

Section Chair

Section Vice Chair

Treasurer

Secretary

Please email the name, membership number, and position to frankn@rnsystemsdesign.com. Nominations are due anytime before October 30, 2018.

IEEExtreme 12.0 Programming Competition

Sunday, September 30th, 2018

IEEE holds an annual programming competition called IEEExtreme. This is a global challenge in which teams of IEEE Student members compete in a 24-hour time span against each other to solve a set of programming problems. Multiple programming languages are allowed, and you use this platform: https://csacademy.com/ieeextreme-practice/. This competition is 24 hours straight, though it’s broken up into different tasks. Members can bring as many computers as they want, google all they want, etc. Each team can have a maximum of 3 members, and different teams cannot work together.

When?

20 October 2018 00:00:00 UTC, which means 19 October 2018 07:00:00 PM for us here in Memphis.

Where?

Currently, CBU and UofM IEEE are in the process of reserving an exact location. Everyone who fills out the google form below will be updated to the location of the event as soon as it is finalized.

Who can compete?

Teams of up to three collegiate students who are current IEEE student members. A local college or university may form multiple teams.

What could I win?

Fame: Unlimited bragging rights and an item for your resume.

Fortune: The Grand Prize is a trip to the IEEE conference of your choice, anywhere in the world.

For more information, go to ieeextreme.org.

As stated before, this competition is global, however it must be proctored by a professional IEEE member. CBU IEEE and UofM IEEE are planning to host this year’s competition for the teams in the Memphis area, and we will have more details to follow. If this is something you or anyone you know may be interested in, please fill out this form as soon as possible: https://bit.ly/2NHuCrD

Reminder – ISSRE 2018 to be held in Memphis

Saturday, August 4th, 2018

The 29th IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE), will be held in Memphis on October 15-18, 2018.

Click on image for PDF and/or see http://issre.net/ for details.

Research Workshop – Advances and Innovations in Software Testing

Saturday, August 4th, 2018

Click on image to be taken to event page.

Data Analytics for Managing Risk to the Bulk Electric System

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Melinda Montgomery, SERC Reliability Corp will speak on “Data Analytics for Managing Risk to the Bulk Electric System”

CBU, Sabbatini Lounge at 12:00 pm on April 11, 2018.

$10 lunch at 11:30 am.

PDH available.

Joint meeting of IEEE and TSPE.

Reply to Jill Stanko jstanko@fisherarnold.com by Monday April 9 12:00 pm.

ISSRE 2018 to be held in Memphis

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

The 29th IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE), will be held in Memphis on October 15-18, 2018.

Click on image for PDF and/or see http://issre.net/ for details.

Cyber Security in Healthcare Presentation

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

The Department of Engineering Technology at the University of Memphis is hosting a presentation by Mac McMillan (a nationally recognized authority on Healthcare Cyber Security and CEO of CynergisTec Inc) on March 15th at 1:00pm in room 225 of the FedEx Institute of Technology.

About the presenter:

Mac McMillan is President & Chief Executive Officer of CynergisTek, Inc., a top-ranked information security, privacy and compliance consulting firm focused on the healthcare IT industry. He is a member of CHIME’s AEHIS (ā-hiss) Advisory Board, recognized as a HIMSS Fellow and former Chair of the HIMSS Privacy & Security Policy Task Force. McMillan brings nearly 40 years of combined intelligence, security countermeasures and consulting experience from positions within the government and private sector and has worked in the healthcare industry since his retirement from the government. He is considered a thought leader in compliance, security and privacy issues in healthcare, and has been recognized as a top health information security influencer.

SoutheastCon 2018 Conference Registration Open

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

IEEE SoutheastCon 2018 (April 19, 2018 through April 22, 2018 in Florida West Coast Section – Tampa Bay Area, Florida)

SoutheastCon 2018 Registration is up and running and we are now able to accept registrations, hotel registrations and conference papers. Please help us make SoutheastCon 2018 a great success!!

http://ewh.ieee.org/reg/3/southeastcon2018/registration.html

SoutheastCon is the annual IEEE Region 3 Technical, Professional, and Student Conference. It brings together Computer Scientists, Electrical, and Computer Engineering professionals, faculty and students to share the latest information through technical sessions, tutorials, and exhibits. It is the most influential conference in Region 3 for promoting awareness of the technical contributions made by our profession to the advancement of engineering science and to the community. As usual, attendance and technical program participation from areas outside IEEE Region 3 are encouraged an welcomed.

IEEE Volunteers Help when Disaster Strikes

Monday, February 12th, 2018

The IEEE-USA MOVE Community Outreach Initiative has been positively impacting the southeastern US through participation in disaster relief efforts and STEM education events. All MOVE volunteers need to go through training, and you will have that opportunity at SoutheastCon 2018 in St. Petersburg, FL. On Thursday, April 19, you can attend a special one-day Red Cross Disaster Services Technology 101 class, taught by a Red Cross instructor – this course normally takes several weeks! On Sunday, the MOVE Truck Systems Training will be held, from 12:30-6:30. This is a great opportunity to prepare now so you can help with a future disaster, or use the MOVE truck for a STEM event!

There is no cost to participate in the training, however travel expenses will not be covered by the Region or by MOVE.  If you are already planning on being at SoutheastCon on Thursday or are staying late Sunday, you should especially consider taking advantage of this opportunity to train, as it will add no additional cost. Please register:

April 19, Red Cross Disaster Services Technology 101 – REGISTER

April 22, MOVE Truck Systems Training – REGISTER

SoutheastCon 2018 Call for Papers

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Abstract/Paper Submission: February 16, 2018

IEEE SoutheastCon 2018 (April 19, 2018 through April 22, 2018 in Florida West Coast Section – Tampa Bay Area, Florida) invites prospective authors to submit their original technical work on any aspects of engineering, science, and technology of current interest to the conference.

Important Dates:

Abstract/Paper Submission: February 16, 2018
Tutorial Submission: February 16, 2018
Notification to Authors: March 9, 2018
Camera-Ready Papers: March 23, 2018

SoutheastCon is the annual IEEE Region 3 Technical, Professional, and Student Conference. It brings together Computer Scientists, Electrical, and Computer Engineering professionals, faculty and students to share the latest information through technical sessions, tutorials, and exhibits. It is the most influential conference in Region 3 for promoting awareness of the technical contributions made by our profession to the advancement of engineering science and to the community. As usual, attendance and technical program participation from areas outside IEEE Region 3 are encouraged an welcomed.

Topic areas appropriate for technical program submissions include, but are not limited to, the following:

Power and Sustainable Energy
Health Informatics and Healthcare
Military and Security Applications
Data Mining and Machine Learning
Robotics and Computer Vision
Simulation and Game Development
Communications and Networking
Computer Engineering
Databases and Data Warehouses
Applications and Interdisciplinary
Bioengineering and Bioinformatics
Control and Automation
Software Engineering
Optics and Optoelectronics
Embedded Systems
Transportation and Logistics
Sensor Networks
Devices and Semiconductors
Nanotechnology and Materials
Electromagnetics and Microwaves
Instrumentation & Measurements
Social Networking
Signal and Image Processing
Geosciences and Remote Sensing
Topics on Technical Education
Cloud Computing

All paper submissions will be checked for plagiarism and fully peer reviewed.

https://www.xcdsystem.com/SoutheastCon/abstract/abstract.cfm

http://ewh.ieee.org/reg/3/southeastcon2018/