Region 10 History

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Region 10 History as presented by Y. J. Park(IEEE Region 10 Director) on 17th of July, 2009 at the IEEE R10 Student Conference held in Singapore.

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Region 10 History

  1. 1. IEEE Region 10 Evolution IEEE 125th Anniversary Region 10 Student Congress, Singapore July 16, 2009 YJ Park, Region 10 Director
  2. 2. IEEE • World’s largest technical professional organization • Membership: 382,400 • Volunteers: 200,000 • Staff: 1,100 • Annual Budget: $ 330M
  3. 3. IEEE Geographic Activity
  4. 4. IEEE Membership By Region R7 – 16,259 31 December 2008 TOTAL MEMBERSHIP – 382,400 (4.3%) R1 to 6 – 209,857 R10 – 73,662 (54.9%) (19.2%) R1 – 37,050 R2 – 32,137 R3 – 30,557 R4 – 23,204 R8 – 67,221 R5 – 28,765 Reflecting the global R6 – 58,144 R9 – 15,401 (17.6%) nature of IEEE, R10 and R8 are now the (4.0%) two largest IEEE Regions R1-6: 209,857 (55%) R7-10: 172,543 (45%)
  5. 5. Region 10 • Region 10 is the largest region in IEEE –Membership: 73,662 –Sections: 68 –Student Branches: 535 –Chapters: 329
  6. 6. Region 10 Membership 31 Dec 2008 Graduate Student Member 8,346 11.33% Member 35,992 48.86% Senior Member 4,016 5.45% Student Member 21,661 29.41% Fellow 814 1.11% Honorary 7 Associate Member 2,826 0.00 % 3.84% 2007 was the first year that the IEEE Graduate Student member (GSM) Grade was fully implemented. ( ) = Percent of Total Region Membership
  7. 7. Membership Trends - Students 1995 to 2008 80.0% 70.0% 70.0% 66.3% 67.4% 62.9% 60.3% 60.4% 58.7% 60.0% 55.7% 57.3% 56.4% 51.7% 51.7% 48.7% 49.9% 50.0% 51.3% 50.1% 48.3% 48.3% 40.0% 44.3% 42.7% 43.6% 39.7% 39.6% 41.3% 30.0% 37.1% 33.7% 32.6% 30.0% 20.0% M m % o p h b n d u e T a S s r t f i l 10.0% US non-US * GSM Included in Student totals
  8. 8. Brief History of Region 10 (1/3) • 1967: Region 10, covering an area previously refereed to as “The Rest of the World”, was created. • 2,507 members • 2 Sections: Tokyo Section and India Section • 1971: First R10 Committee Meeting • 4 Sections (India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Tokyo)
  9. 9. Brief History of Region 10 (2/3) • By 1976: Section formation in the countries of R10 was virtually complete. – 11 Sections – 1 Council (India) • 1979: R10 became Asia-Pacific Region, excluded Africa, which was added to R8 territory • 1980: First TENCON in Hong Kong
  10. 10. Brief History of Region 10 (3/3) • 1980: higher grade members 7,000, smaller than R7 and R8 • 1982: R10 membership passed 10,000 mark , a growth rate of better than 10% having been sustained for many years, and overtook R8 • 1984: surpassed R7, becoming the largest transnational region.
  11. 11. Since 1967, the membership of R10 doubled every ten years.
  12. 12. IEEE 125th Anniversary Celebration in Sections • Austin, USA • Bangalore, India on Aug 28 • Beijing, China on Sept 22 • London, UK • Munich, Germany • San Jose, USA • Tokyo, Japan on Oct 23 • Boston, USA
  13. 13. Thank you! Enjoy this R10 Student Congress

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