Legacy of IEEE link


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LINK is IEEE Student member network of Kerala Section. The presentation deals with some of the basics of LINK. It was delivered as part of a training program in Federal Institute of Engineering

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Legacy of IEEE link

  1. 1. Legacy of IEEE LINK Local Integrated Network of Kerala
  2. 2. IEEE Organization MEMBERS Board of Directors AssemblyExecutive Committee Exec Dir & Staff Educational Activities IEEE USA Publication Products & Services Member & Geographic Activities Standards Technical Activities
  3. 3. What is LINK?
  4. 4. IEEE LINK - Vision LINK shall serve as a body uniting different student branches, and further help in the sustainability of each student branches, thus adding value to IEEE student membership.
  5. 5. IEEE LINK - Mission • Act as a conjunctive body, ensemble the student Branches coming under its geographical span • Spread the value of IEEE through out its geographical span.
  6. 6. Reasons for LINK • Lack of awareness among students • High membership fee: Need of more benefits • Lack of proper training platforms • Lack of proper transition of execoms • Lack of mentoring/guiding • Lack of effective co-ordination among SBs, sections and Region.
  7. 7. IEEE Student Activities Structure
  8. 8. New Prototype -> LINK
  9. 9. History of IEEE LINK • First program: IEEE Awareness at FISAT, Kerala on Oct, 13th 2003 • Formulated by Mr.S. Gopakumar (Student Activities Chair) and Mr.Prijoe P. Komattu (Section Student Rep.) in 2004 • Trained a set of volunteers to conduct awareness programs • The name LINK was coined by Mr.Prijoe P. Komattu • Formally Inaugurated by IEEE President, Mr. Cleon Anderson in January 2005. • College of Engineering, Chengannur played a pioneering role in setting up LINK • Hub teams were introduced in 2007 by Mr.Gopakumar
  10. 10. Constitution of LINK Constitution of LINK Article 1: Name, purpose and geographical span Sec 1. The name of the association will be “Local Interactive Network of IEEE Students of Kerala” which will be abbreviated as “LINK” and will be used the same in this document hereafter. Sec 2. The purpose of LINK is to act as a conjunctive body, ensembling the student Branches (referred to as entities hereafter) coming under its geographical span described in the section 3. LINK will spread the value of IEEE through out its geographical span. The means of connecting the entities shall be, but not limited to, online conferences and group mails and face to face meetings Sec 3. The geographical span of LINK will comprise of the state of Kerala and the geographical area of interest of any other student branches that come under the IEEE Kerala section by any reason forthwith. Article 2: A year of LINK and its Body Sec 1: A year of LINK will span from January 1st of the respective year till the December 31st of the same year (will be referred as ‘year’ hereafter). By default, a year will be the term of service of the representative body and executive posts defined in the following sections. Sec 2: The LINK will have a representative body comprising of the LINK representatives from the entities. The term ‘LINK representative’ shall be defined as the person who is an IEEE member, entrusted by the entity student branch to represent
  11. 11. About LINK Events • F2F – February – Strategic Planning • BCC – April – Awareness for counselors • AKSC - June – Technical Competitions • LOC – July – Improvement of Tech Skills • WIE Forum Meet – Sep – WIE empowerment • LINK Camp – December – Leadership Skills
  12. 12. 0 5 10 15 20 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 0 6 7 11 13 17 18 20 Participation above 5 Student Branches Impact of LINK 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 3500 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Student Members
  13. 13. Some Achievements • LINK Concept is imbibed to Region 10 as Student Network • 4 Larry K Wilson awards • LINK Volunteers holding roles across the globe • Several Student Branch Awards, Branch Councilor Awards, Project competition awards.
  14. 14. THANK YOU! Arjun R Pillai rarjunpillai@gmail.com Social Medias - rarjunpillai