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  1. 1. IEEE – The Contribution to Society Joe Lillie IEEE Vice President, Member & Geographic Activities Region 10 Student Congress 17 July 2009 Singapore
  2. 2. This Presentation will Address Who and what is IEEE? The contributions that IEEE has made to society. The benefit for you as a member of the IEEE. The benefit to society due to your IEEE involvement. Summary
  3. 3. Desired Outcome Understand the role that IEEE has played in the development of products that we use on a daily basis. A better understanding of IEEE as a career asset.
  4. 4. IEEE Mission IEEE's core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. Vision IEEE will be essential to the global technical community and to technical professionals everywhere, and be universally recognized for the contributions of technology and of technical professionals in improving global conditions.
  5. 5. IEEE – Who are we??????????? IEEE is a non-profit organization. IEEE is the world's largest and leading professional association for the advancement of technology. IEEE has a presence in more than 160 countries.
  6. 6. IEEE is Members More than 375,000 members including nearly 80,000 student members 325 sections in ten geographic regions worldwide 1,616 student branches and 452 student branch chapters at colleges and universities in 80 countries 390 affinity groups consisting of Consultants' Network, Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD), Women in Engineering (WIE) and Life Members (LM) groups
  7. 7. IEEE is Conferences IEEE Sponsors more than 850 conferences annually 99 conferences this month, 25 in Region 10 A wide range of technical topics providing an opportunity of members of the profession to share their technical achievements
  8. 8. IEEE is Technical Information 38 Societies and 7 Technical Councils representing a wide range of technical interests 1,784 chapters that unite local members with similar technical interests Over 2 million documents in the IEEE Electronic Library Publisher of almost 150 transactions, journals and magazines
  9. 9. IEEE is Standards Nearly 1,300 standards – IEEE creates the environment for standards development. Standards are provided for public use. Standards impact almost everyone of us on a daily basis.
  10. 10. IEEE - Your Professional Home Where you will feel grounded - comfortable - appreciated - part of a prestigious team Touchstone for your professional ethics and values. Where you can find a mentor and where a mentor can find you. A Repository of your professional record.
  11. 11. IEEE - Your Professional Home Where you can: – Receive support in finding and changing jobs. – Find opportunities to make a difference in the world. – Seek constructive critique of your work. – Reach peers and the world. – Find other professionals and they can find you. – Find key information that interests or benefits you. – Helping you do your day-to-day work.
  12. 12. IEEE – The Contribution to Society IEEE provides a forum for members to come together to improve communities and the world. IEEE provides an environment for research, development and creativity. IEEE creates standards which allows for the orderly deployment of technology. IEEE provides technological information which leads to more technological advancement. IEEE fosters technological innovation and excellence. IEEE is for the benefit of humanity.
  13. 13. In Summary Maintain your IEEE membership Remain involved in IEEE activities Take advantage of the IEEE assets and Use your assets to enhance your professional career Remember that the IEEE impacts society on a daily basis
  14. 14. Thank You Thank you for your time, Thank you for your commitment, Thank you for everything that you do for the IEEE, and Thank you for what you do for the benefit of humanity.