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Concepts for Building a More Secure Industrial Control System

How can Industry Manage Threats with a Comprehensive Security Approach? Register on vTools. A fully connected enterprise requires a comprehensive approach to industrial security. This approach includes policies and procedures that address people, process, and technology-related risks. A ​complex, interconnected​ system includes challenges. It is critical to understand the potential risks and start building security… Read more


Annual Summer Party (7-25-19) at Barrister Winery

Come one, come all, come on down to Barrister Winery for a summer party commemorating our Spokane Section’s 106th anniversary. Housed in a magnificent 100-year-old warehouse and located in downtown Spokane, Barrister Winery boasts soaring ceilings, exposed brick walls and weathered beams to create an ambience that is truly unique. There will be live music… Read more


F5 FIELD TRIP (May 2, 2019)

Come and join us for an informative and interesting field trip to a cutting-edge technology company in our own backyard! IEEE Spokane Section Members & Students and accompanying guests (spouses/significant others are encouraged to attend – please RSVP accordingly so we can have a head count) are invited to tour F5 Networks, the Liberty Lake… Read more


Arc Flash Protection – In a Flash (May 23, 2019)

Learn about new technology to reduce incident energy, protect personnel and equipment, and reduce downtime. How Arc Quenching Switchgear works: Arc Quenching Switchgear detects and contains an arc fault in less than 4 milliseconds, drastically reducing the incident energy. It works by detecting the ignition of an arc inside the switchgear using the Eaton Arc… Read more


Urbanova — Spokane’s Smart City Project (April 24, 2019)

Cities across the globe are working to use technology in new ways to help improve services and infrastructure for citizens and help address urban challenges like energy and water usage, traffic/mobility, waste, pollution and health. Urbanova is the Spokane region’s innovator in this effort — bringing together leaders in a wide range of industries to… Read more


2-Day Project Management Course for the Non-PMP (May 15-16, 2019)

As projects grow in complexity and scrutiny of delivery method increases, conventional approaches are being supplanted with a need for more formalized tools, techniques, and processes. The time in which project team self-execution with cursory status updates is no longer satisfying the sponsors of our initiatives. To those who lack the lexicon of formalized project… Read more


At 26,000’ without a guide: Cybersecurity Today (Feb 21 2019)

Intrinium’s Stephen Heath is by now perhaps IEEE Spokane’s single most popular speaker. Stephen will once again leverage his extensive experience — augmented by this year’s additional travel to combat cyber attacks across the USA — to address the dangerous landscape and current trends in the rapidly changing world of cyber security, in his upcoming… Read more



IEEE officers, students and Region 6 guests — from San Diego to Alaska — joined IEEE Spokane on Oct 5 and 6 2018 to celebrate the section’s 105th Anniversary, in conjunction with the IEEE Region 6 NW Area Meeting at the Red Lion River Inn. Highlights included Friday’s 105th Anniversary Dinner – a lavish Italian… Read more


Region 6 Meeting Dinner at Luigi’s (October 5, 2018)

Please join the IEEE Spokane Section for hosted dinner at delicious Luigi’s Italian Restaurant. Members of the Region 6 Meeting will have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious meal while socializing with each other, collaborating and sharing experiences in the Electrical Engineering workplace, and meet with students attending the meeting as well. Transportation: Meet bus… Read more


Systems Engineering and Requirements Management (April 10, 2018)

Phil Townsend Project Engineer, BNI, WTP Project INCOSE Certified Systems Engineering Professional Event Details Systems Engineering has sometimes been described as being at the confluence of Engineering, Quality Assurance and Project Management. One of the key focus areas for Systems Engineering is related to the management of requirements for the design of systems. This includes… Read more


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