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R10 SAC Report 2009


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A comprehensive report of the R10 SAC for the year 2009.

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R10 SAC Report 2009

  1. 1. R 10 Student Activities: Report ‘09 Mini S. Thomas [email_address] R 10 Student Activities Coordinator 2007-09 Professor, Department of EE, JMI, New Delhi, India
  2. 2. <ul><li>R10 SAC new Initiatives and statistics (’07-’09) </li></ul><ul><li>Special Highlights 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Student congress, new SAC Website, </li></ul><ul><li> SAC Coordination committee, </li></ul><ul><li>GINI Expansion, GINI Manual, </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Regular SAC activities 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>(Region 10 & Global level) </li></ul>Organization of the Talk
  3. 3. <ul><li>R10 GINI (Global Integrated Network of IEEE) </li></ul><ul><li>GINI Operations Manual </li></ul><ul><li>New SAC website </li></ul><ul><li>R10 SAC Coordination Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Branch Counselors’ congress </li></ul><ul><li>Branch Operations Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Section Student Congresses </li></ul><ul><li>R10 Outstanding Branch Counselor Awards </li></ul><ul><li>Alumni Meets </li></ul><ul><li>125 th Anniversary R10 Student Congress </li></ul>R10 SAC New Initiatives 2007-2009
  4. 4. <ul><li>R10 Student Branches </li></ul><ul><li>Jan 2007: 484 </li></ul><ul><li>Dec 2009: 677 (increase of 193 branches,40%) </li></ul><ul><li>R10 Student members (Nov stats given, as Dec 09 stats not available now) </li></ul><ul><li>Nov 2006 : 24,192 </li></ul><ul><li>Nov 2009 : 31,982 (increase of 7790 , 32%) </li></ul>R10 SAC statistics 2007-2009
  5. 5. Thank you R10 Excom for the support and help for the past three years!!!! My apologies for absence
  6. 6. Special Highlights 2009
  7. 7. <ul><li>Singapore (NUS) July 16-19 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Jointly organized by </li></ul><ul><li>NUS Singapore &CEC Kerala </li></ul><ul><li>120 selected student volunteers from all over R10 participated </li></ul><ul><li>MGA SAC committee meeting held in Conjunction with the congress (truly Global) </li></ul><ul><li>Program highlights: World 2020, IEEE 2020, Senior Volunteers Bench, Leadership Training workshops etc </li></ul>125 th Anniversary R10 Student Congress 2009: A Grand Success!!!!
  8. 8. IEEE 125 th Anniversary R10 SC Singapore July ‘09
  9. 9. The New R10 SAC Website:
  10. 10. <ul><li>R10 SAC coordination Committee was suggested by the </li></ul><ul><li>RSAC in the 2009 Excom and section chairs meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Implemented in Oct 2009 with the approval of the R10 Director, to </li></ul><ul><li>smoothly coordinate and execute the functions of the SAC </li></ul><ul><li>Chair : </li></ul><ul><li>Mini S. Thomas (R10 Student Activities Coordinator) </li></ul><ul><li>Members: </li></ul><ul><li>Om Perkash Batra (R10 Regional Student Representative) </li></ul><ul><li>Jing Dong (Student Representative, North-East of R10) </li></ul><ul><li>Chuan Zheng Lee (Student Representative, South-East of R10) </li></ul><ul><li>Arjun Pillai (Student Representative, West of R10) </li></ul><ul><li>Prasanna Venkatesan (GINI coordinator) </li></ul><ul><li>Imran Ali, (SAC Web Administrator) </li></ul>R10 SAC Coordination committee
  11. 11. R10 GINI Expansion <ul><li>Enhance Networking Among Branches </li></ul><ul><li>R10 GINI (Global Integrated Network of IEEE) </li></ul><ul><li>GINI Operations Manual </li></ul><ul><li>Industry collaboration: via GINI </li></ul>
  12. 12. R10 Global Integrated Network of IEEE <ul><li>R10 GINI – Global Integrated Network of IEEE students </li></ul><ul><li>Five Year initiative to integrate all the SBs in Region 10 </li></ul><ul><li>The Initiative was formally launched at Region 10 Student Congress held at Chennai, India in January 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Expanded during the 125 th Anniversary R10 Student congress, Singapore, July 2009 </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>2008: 5 Pilot sections and one Mentor Section identified , start coordination activities and establish HUBs </li></ul><ul><li>2009: Addition of new sections-Expansion of Pilot projects </li></ul><ul><li>2010: Establishing R10 GINI at Council levels </li></ul><ul><li>2011: Expansion of R10 GINI </li></ul><ul><li>2012: Complete establishment of R10 GINI </li></ul>R10-GINI Time line
  14. 14. R10-GINI : Vision & Mission <ul><li>GINI shall act as a catalyst in networking and sustaining the student branches of Asia- Pacific, and in increasing and adding value to IEEE student membership. </li></ul><ul><li>Act as a conjunctive body to encompass the Student Branches coming under its geographical span </li></ul><ul><li>Increase networking and add value to IEEE student membership </li></ul><ul><li>Reactivate sick student branches/add new student branches </li></ul>
  15. 15. Region 10 GINI - proposed <ul><li>Pilot Sections </li></ul><ul><li>Include more pilot sections gradually </li></ul><ul><li>Build a full fledged network within a span of 5 years </li></ul>
  16. 16. R10- GINI: Mentor, Pilot Sections <ul><li>R10 GINI Mentor Section </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IEEE Kerala Section </li></ul></ul><ul><li>R10 GINI Pilot Sections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IEEE Australia & IEEE New Zealand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IEEE Delhi Section </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IEEE Hyderabad Section </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IEEE Pakistan ( to be separated into Karachi, Lahore & Islamabad ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IEEE Madras Section </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IEEE Japan Council ( new ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IEEE Bangalore Section ( new ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IEEE Bangladesh, Seoul, Philippines ( shown interest during Singapore congress ) </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. R10 GINI- Major Achievements <ul><li>Networking among section SBs and Regional SBs on an exponential rise. </li></ul><ul><li>Creditable conversion of sick SBs to active SBs </li></ul><ul><li>Formation of new SBs </li></ul><ul><li>Major increase in Student Branch Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Effective Utilization of Regional Funds </li></ul><ul><li>More value for IEEE student membership </li></ul>
  18. 18. Recognition to GINI from MGA MGA INNOVATION AWARD 2008 2008 Mini Thomas (Delhi Section), S. Gopakumar (Kerala Section) and Prijoe Philips Komattu (Madras Section) “ For their inspirational development of the Global Integrated Network of IEEE (GINI) which will provide increased value of IEEE membership to the students of Region 10.&quot;
  19. 19. A Manual for Sections/Councils who are implementing GINI A Mentor section task, ready for circulation Team: R10 SAC: Mini Thomas Mentor section SAC: Gopakumar Mention section Rep: Arjun GINI coordinator: Prasanna Venkatesan The Manual will be uploaded soon, and will be sent to interested sections/councils GINI OPERATIONS MANUAL
  20. 20. <ul><li>Initiated during 125 th Anniversary </li></ul><ul><li>Student congress </li></ul><ul><li>Microsft India collaboration with 5 </li></ul><ul><li>student branches in India </li></ul><ul><li>To be expanded to many more </li></ul><ul><li>branches in India </li></ul><ul><li>IBM, SUN collaboration process on </li></ul><ul><li>ISBIR collaboration/help </li></ul>GINI Industry Collaboration
  21. 21. Regular R10 SAC Activities 1.Student paper contest 2009 <ul><li>UG Contest: 15 entries </li></ul><ul><li>PG contest: 9 entries </li></ul><ul><li>Results announced in July </li></ul><ul><li>( Most of the entries from Singapore/HK, </li></ul><ul><li>other section Chairs/ SACs please take note) </li></ul>
  22. 22. Regular R10 SAC Activities 2. MGA Larry K. Wilson Regional Student Activities Award 2009 <ul><li>8 applications </li></ul><ul><li>Winner 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Ravender Lal </li></ul><ul><li>(NUCES, Karachi, Pakistan) </li></ul>
  23. 23. Regular R10 SAC Activities 3. R10 Website Competition 2009 <ul><li>1. University of Western Australia </li></ul><ul><li>(Global Winner 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>2. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi (Global Runner Up 2009, 6 th position) </li></ul><ul><li>3. Fr. Conceicao Rodrigues College of Engineering, Bombay </li></ul><ul><li>(Global Runner Up 2009, 7 th Position) </li></ul>
  24. 24. Regular R10 SAC Activities 4. R10 Outstanding Student Branch Award 2009 <ul><li>6 Entries (New format for evaluation developed) </li></ul><ul><li>No complete forms received, so no awards given </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>A large number of participation from R10 </li></ul><ul><li>and prestigious prizes for R10 !!!!! </li></ul>GLOBAL SAC Activities/competitions 2009
  26. 26. 1. President’s Change the World Competition 2009 4/8 prizes for R10! <ul><li>IEEE Distinguished Student Humanitarian Prize: U.S. $5,000 Electronic Aids for Physically/Mentally handicapped Children , by Kartik Kulkarni and team, Students at B.V. Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering and Technology, India. </li></ul><ul><li>Outstanding Student Humanitarian Prizes U.S. $1,000 </li></ul><ul><li>AGROBOT - Robots in Agriculture , by Nagendran Rajendran, Udumalpet, India. </li></ul><ul><li>Information System on Human and Health Services (ISHHS), by Sampathkumar Veeraraghavan, Medford, USA. (project done conceived and implemented in Madras, India) </li></ul><ul><li>NIDAAN - An e-Healthcare Solution for the Under Privileged, by Sumit Pandey, Gandhinagar, India. </li></ul>
  27. 27. 2. Student Enterprise Award 2009 (R10 3/5) 3. Darrel Chong Activity (DCA) Award (R10 2/6) <ul><li>F Full funding of US$1500 DA-IICT, Gujarat </li></ul><ul><li>75%funding of US$ 1125 M.A. College of Engineering, Kerala </li></ul><ul><li>50% funding of US$ 750 St. Xavier's Catholic College of Eng, Bangalore </li></ul><ul><li>DC Award: Bronze (2) DA-IICT, Gujarat </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>4. Outstanding Branch Counselor Award 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>R10 3/8 </li></ul><ul><li>1. Prerna Gaur, NSIT Delhi </li></ul><ul><li>2. D.V.S.S. Siva sarma, NIT Warangal </li></ul><ul><li>3. Darwin Jose Raju - St. Xavier's Catholic College of Engineering, Bangalore  </li></ul>
  29. 29. Events Supported By R10 SAC <ul><li>Branch Counselors congress: Bangalore </li></ul><ul><li>Student Congress: </li></ul><ul><li>Pakistan Student Congress, All Kerala Student Congress </li></ul><ul><li>Many Alumni meets and section student congresses held </li></ul>
  30. 30. Branch Operations Guide <ul><li>A Guide for the student branch officers </li></ul><ul><li>Available on-line and hard copy to branches </li></ul><ul><li>Contents: </li></ul><ul><li>Organization, Branch administration, Activities, Awards, Library, Rebate Schedule, Calendar, Forms, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Available on the sac website for download </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>Thank you and best wishes to Takao </li></ul><ul><li>Soliciting your support for my new role as </li></ul><ul><li>MGA Vice Chair, Member Development </li></ul>