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Region 5 sa in a nutshell

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Region 5 sa in a nutshell

  1. 1. Standards for Region 5A look on the InsideJeffry Handaljhandal@ieee.org
  2. 2. Standards• What is a standard? • A standard is a document, established by consensus that provides rules, guidelines or characteristics for activities or their results.• Why are standards important? • Standards play an important role in everyday life. They may establish size or shape or capacity of a product, process or system. They can specify performance of products or personnel. They also can define terms so that there is no misunderstanding among those using the standard.SOURCE: http://www.ansi.org/about_ansi/faqs/faqs.aspx?menuid=1 2
  3. 3. Access to Standards• GET Program • IEEE 802 Communications Standards • IEEE 1622™ Standard: Electronic Distribution of Blank Ballots for Voting Systems • IEEE 1666™ Standard: Open SystemC Language Reference Manual • IEEE 2600™ Standards: Hardcopy Device and System Security • IEEE C95™ STANDARDS: Safety Levels with Respect to Human Exposure to Radio Frequency Electromagnetic Fields • IEEE/ANSI N42 Standards: Radiation Detection Standards• Universities• Standards Association Membership • Individual • Corporate 3
  4. 4. Participation Rights• As an Individual • Shape the future • Express a passion • Learn• As a Company • Big and small, equal voice • Collaborate 4
  5. 5. Standards Education• Access to IEEE Standards Education Speakers Bureau.• eZine - IEEE Standards Education e-Magazine 5
  6. 6. Standards Education (2)• TryStandards.org 6
  7. 7. IEEE Standards Education Grantsfor University Student Design Projectswith Student Application Papers• The IEEE is offering Grants to both students and faculty mentors to help with student design projects with an industry standards component. IEEE will publish the results as a Student Application Paper.• $500 Grants for Students with additional $300 Grants for Faculty Mentors• Deadlines for 2012 student grant applications: • 30 January • 15 March • 15 June • 15 October 7
  8. 8. Region 5 Initial Stats• 716 Individual Members• 1 SA Speaker Booked • New Orleans Section• 15 of 17 grant applications accepted (2009-2012) 8
  9. 9. Standards can be the entrée to IEEE. 9
  10. 10. Contact InformationJeffry Handaljhandal@ieee.org200 Computing Services BuildingBaton Rouge, LA 70803Office: 225-578-1966http://standards.ieee.org 10

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