EC General Meeting - 2010.09.06

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EC General Meeting - 2010.09.06

  1. 1. general meeting<br />September1st, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Societies on Suspension<br />IGVRT<br />NOBCChE<br />SGT<br />SWIP*<br />SME<br />Synton<br />*Currently eligible to come off of suspension<br />Suspension means loss of all EC benefits, including funding and awards.<br />Stay off of suspension by coming to general meetings!<br />
  3. 3. Officer Announcements<br />Vice President<br />EXPO<br />Awards<br />Publicity<br />Social<br />Knights<br />.<br />
  4. 4. Vice President<br />Zach Tratar (vp@ec.uiuc.edu)<br />E-Night<br />Feedback so far: Less Rain, More Pizza<br />More feedback?<br />Update Executive Member Contact List<br />
  5. 5. EXPO<br />Gillian Wyman (gwyman2@illinois.edu)<br />September 20th-22nd9am – 4pmIllini Union Rooms A, B, C<br /><ul><li>Volunteers Needed for Setup and During EXPO
  6. 6. Sign up at http://expo.ec.uiuc.edu/students_volunteer.php</li></li></ul><li>Awards<br />Jimmy Kryger (awards@ec.uiuc.edu)<br /><ul><li>Monthly Awards
  7. 7. Committee Member of the Month
  8. 8. Society Member of the Month
  9. 9. Society of the Month
  10. 10. Check Awards Website for Deadlines and Applications
  11. 11. http://awards.ec.uiuc.edu
  12. 12. Questions?? E-mail: jkryger2@illinois.edu</li></li></ul><li>1st Mass Mail <br />Email all of your submissions by Sept 9th at 5pm to publicity@ec.uiuc.edu<br />September 12 @ midnight <br />
  13. 13. Social<br />Courtney O’Connor (social@ec.uiuc.edu)<br />Tailgate:<br /> - September 11th <br /> - Free Food!<br /> - Games<br /> Look out for flyers with the time and location<br />Charity Golf Scramble Tournament:<br /> - Sunday October 10th <br /> - Top 3 teams donate to charity of their choice<br /> - Prizes<br /> - Free Food<br /> There will be sign-up sheets online at http://social.ec.uiuc.edu<br />
  14. 14. Knights of St. Patrick 2010<br />Marlo Goldstein<br />KSP 2010-2011 Chair<br />
  15. 15. KSPOverview<br />History of the Knights<br />Significance at UIUC<br />Nomination Process<br />Important Dates<br />Knights Tradition<br />
  16. 16. Significance at UIUC<br />Started in 1950 at Illinois<br />8– 15 juniors and seniors chosen who demonstrate:<br />Leadership<br />Academic Excellence<br />Exceptional Contribution and Devotion to the College of Engineering<br />One of the Highest Honors in the College<br />
  17. 17. Nomination Process<br />Each of the Following Receive Two Nominations:<br />EC Societies in Good Standing<br />Each Department Head<br />Deans & Assistant Deans<br />Nomination Pool<br />
  18. 18. Important Dates<br />10/6/2010: Nomination packets distributed at General Meeting<br />10/22/2010: Society presidents must email name(s) of nominee(s) to mgoldst3@illinois.edu<br />10/25/2010: Nomination pool open – must email additional names to KSP chair<br />
  19. 19. Important Dates<br />11/16/2010: Applications due by 5pm, 103c Engineering Hall<br />1/22/2011: Interviews with committee<br />February 2011: Class of 2011 Knights announced<br />3/12/2011: Knights of St. Patrick Ball<br />
  20. 20. Traditions at UIUC<br />Knighting Ceremony – Ball after EOH<br />Pranks <br />Take place from when Knights are announced to night before EOH<br />Service Project<br />
  21. 21. Questions?<br />Marlo Goldstein<br />mgoldst3@illinois.edu<br />
  22. 22. Funding Presentations<br />Conference Fund<br />Program Fund<br />
  23. 23. Conference Fund<br />Bridge to China<br />Tau Beta Pi<br />ASEE<br />NSBE<br />Material Advantage<br />ASME<br />
  24. 24. Paomaping Village Bridge Construction<br />Presented by Chuan Li of Illinois Bridge to China Team<br />
  25. 25. About 300 farmers and 48 schoolchildren need to cross this river<br />
  26. 26. Participants<br />Total of 60 volunteers<br />33 from China (2 professionals)<br />20 from Hong Kong (4 professionals)<br />1 from Taiwan<br />6 from US (1 UIUC Staff)<br />
  27. 27.
  28. 28. Thank you, EC, for help making this trip possible.<br />
  29. 29. Tau Beta Pi District 8 Conference<br />Tau Beta Pi – Illinois Alpha Chapter<br />
  30. 30. About<br />When: April 9-10, 2010 <br />Where: University of Illinois - Chicago<br />Why: To strengthen IL-A and encourage communication among chapters.<br />
  31. 31. Activities<br /><ul><li>Collaboration with other chapters
  32. 32. Projects
  33. 33. Initiation process
  34. 34. Member involvement
  35. 35. Training for executive board transition
  36. 36. Semester overview
  37. 37. Important dates
  38. 38. Incoming and outgoing board discussion</li></li></ul><li>Pictures<br />
  39. 39. Pictures<br />
  40. 40. American Society for Engineering EducationNational Conference Report<br />Thomas Frankie - PresidentBrian Schertz - Vice PresidentElizabeth LeMay - Secretary<br />
  41. 41. ASEE 2010 Annual Conference & Exposition<br />Thank you for providing EC funding for the ASEE 2010 Annual Conference.<br />The ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition is committed to fostering the exchange of ideas, enhancing teaching methods and curriculum, and providing prime networking opportunities for engineering and technology educations.<br />
  42. 42. ASEE 2010 Annual Conference & Exposition<br />In attendance: six student chapter officers & members (5 GRAD, 1 UG)<br />Members attended informational presentations and group discussions<br />Elizabeth LeMay gave presentation on starting a local ASEE chapter<br />
  43. 43. ASEE 2010 Annual Conference & Exposition<br />The ASEE Student Chapter appreciates the EC funding for the ASEE 2010 Annual Conference<br />The ASEE Student Chapter will continue to engage Illinois students in engineering education discussion/topics<br />
  44. 44. NSBE UIUC<br />
  45. 45. 2010 National Conference <br />Toronto<br />
  46. 46. We won Most Well Networked and Programs of the Year and also had a team compete in an academic tech bowl<br />
  47. 47. Our chapter help put on an informal Science fair for some of the kids in Toronto.<br />
  48. 48. Science, Engineering, and Technology Congressional Visit Days<br />
  49. 49. Overview<br />April 28-29, 2010 in Washington D.C.<br />Brought awareness to the funding of science and technology<br />Attended seminars regarding current funding<br />Promoted the America COMPETES Act<br />Met Rep. Bill Foster and aides of Rep. Tim Johnson and Sen. Dick Durbin<br />
  50. 50. More Pictures…<br />
  51. 51. Thank You EC!!!<br />
  52. 52. By: American Society of Professional Engineers<br />April 8-10, 2010<br />St. Louis University<br />Student Professional Development Conference<br />
  53. 53. St.Louis University<br />3 days of events (social and professional)<br />Purpose<br />2 entrants in the Old Guard Oral Competition<br />Communication on hosting upcoming conference<br />Network with national speakers and other chapters<br />The Conference<br />
  54. 54. Competition Results<br />First place in oral competition<br />Third place in “student section competition”<br />Information for upcoming conference<br />Plans to enter future design competition<br />What Happened<br />
  55. 55.
  56. 56. Program Fund<br />BMES<br />HKN<br />
  57. 57. BMES & ANSPaintballing<br />Biomedical Engineering Society<br />
  58. 58. The What<br />April 10th 2010<br />1:30 PM<br />Paintballing with ANS<br />22 in attendance <br />12 BMES<br />10 ANS<br />
  59. 59. PURPOSE<br />Develop a working relationship with ANS<br />RESULT<br />Hoping to plan another event with ANS this year<br />Also were are going to try to lose less footwear this year…<br />Mud+Untied Shoes=wearing socks the rest of the day<br />
  60. 60. Photo<br />
  61. 61. HKN Initiate Barbecue<br />Alpha Chapter<br />April 1st, 2010<br />
  62. 62. What was it?<br />One of the many initiate events run each semester.<br />Groups of initiates work with members to organize events.<br />Initiates planned and ran a lunch stand.<br />Took place in between Eng Hall and Everitt.<br />
  63. 63. What Happened?<br />Initiates learned organization and teamwork skills.<br />Helped provide exposure for HKN and let people know what we do.<br />Cheap lunch for everyone!<br />
  64. 64. THANKS EC!!!!!!<br />
  65. 65. New Society Instatement<br />
  66. 66.
  67. 67. Mission<br />Illinois Robotics Organization serves to bring together students of different disciplines at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to partake in the education and research of the multi-disciplinary field of Robotics. IRO's main purpose is to be an organization without a particular departmental home; a middle ground for all engineers and non-engineers who are interested in Robotics. <br />
  68. 68. On Campus<br />Projects<br />Workshops<br />Seminars/Lectures<br />http://www.emeraldinsight.com/content_images/fig/0490340104005.png<br />
  69. 69. Representing<br />Competitive robotics teams representing University of Illinois<br />http://www.boston.com/cars/newsandreviews/overdrive/2010/01/12/Landshark-bomb-sniffing-robot.jpg<br />
  70. 70. Community<br />STEM education<br />FIRST Robotics<br />FIRST Lego League<br />4H Robotics<br />Robotics/Technology Awareness<br />
  71. 71. Undergraduate Synthetic Biology Research<br />Undergraduate Synthetic Biology Research Team<br />International Genetically Engineered Machines<br />
  72. 72.
  73. 73. More Info<br /><ul><li>Plan to succeed: In the 2009 competition, our Bioware team received a silver medal and our Software-Tools team received a gold medal and won Best Software Tool. This year both teams are shooting for a gold.
  74. 74. Why you want to join Engineering Council: Synthetic Biology is an engineering discipline, and it would be encouraging to members to be a part of the engineering community at UIUC. We would also enjoy being able to participate in events like E-night and the opportunity to receive funding.</li></li></ul><li>Questions?<br />E-mail: illinoisigem@gmail.com<br />Contact Meagan at musselm1@illinois.edu<br />Bioware WIki: http://2010.igem.org/Team:UIUC-Illinois<br />Software Wiki: http://2010.igem.org/Team:UIUC-Illinois-Software<br />
  75. 75. Constitution UpdateVote<br />
  76. 76. EXPO Constitutional Changes<br />Andrew Zwicky (president@ec.uiuc.edu)<br />Constitutional Amendment 2010.09.01.1<br />Introduces Co-Corporate Director<br />Distributes workload among two directors<br />Does not change funding structure<br />Each Co-Corporate Director will serve for two EXPOs<br />There will be an additional election at the October General Meeting following Fall EXPO to replace the departing Director<br />
  77. 77. Other Announcements?<br /><ul><li>If you have any upcoming events or announcements, send them to vp@ec.uiuc.edu</li></li></ul><li>PIZZA!<br />LET’S HAVE A GOOD YEAR!<br />

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