Balloting for the 2018 IEEE Annual Election will begin on 15 August and end at 12:00 pm Central Time USA (17:00 UTC) on 1 October 2018.
The IEEE UK & Ireland Young Professionals and the University of Chester are collaborating together to organise a 2-day Postgraduate STEM Research Symposium for 28th and 29th November 2018 at the University of Chester.
The IEEE UK & Ireland Education Society Chapter is looking for a new Chair. To apply for this position, please indicate your interest by sending a vision statement and CV to Cyril Onwubiko, Section Secretary to collate for the Section Chair, Mike Hinchey. All applications must be received by 12 noon on 11th August 2018. The Section Chair will interview and appoint the successful candidate which will be notified on or before 31st August.
IEEE Sensors Council UK and Ireland Chapter was founded in 2015 to focus IEEE’s widely scattered sensor activities, via lectures, webinars, journals and yearly conferences. The Chapter Chapter is now looking for a new Chair. To apply for this position, please indicate your interest by sending CV to Ravinder Dahiya (Ravinder.Dahiya@glasgow.ac.uk) and Sinead O’Keefe (firstname.lastname@example.org). The closing date for this enquiry is 31st July 2018.
In order to address the rapid rate at which new technical fields evolve, IEEE has created a number of communities focused on fast-growing topic areas. Known as IEEE Technical Communities, these groups facilitate knowledge sharing and collaboration among technical professionals, connect experts across disciplines, and develop programs, which challenge traditional technologies through novel research and applications.
As part of the Systems Council Chapter's development, a number of Special Interest Groups (SIGs) have been formed under the Chapter to focus on trans-disciplinary areas of relevance to systems thinking, systems analysis, systems engineering and systems emergence that fall within the scope of the Systems Council.
The Systems Council Chapter Climate Change and Environmental Technology Special Interest Group (ETSIG) had its first public lecture on 23 May 2018 in London. Dr. Jane Dennett-Thorpe gave a lecture with a focus on innovative technologies and transition to a low carbon economy.
The Section’s recent Milestone dedication at the University of Dundee is the front page lead story in the just-published June 2018 issue of IEEE Region 8 News, the Region’s quarterly glossy newsletter.
UK and Ireland's Life Members Affinity Group (LMAG) Committee confirmed last week that no less than four new IEEE history Milestones are in the pipeline within the Section. This comes hot on the heels of the unveiling of a Milestone plaque and a technical symposium just after Easter this year dedicated to the invention of amorphous silicon TFT at the University of Dundee.
Between January and April 2018 a total of 49 UK and Ireland Section members were elevated to Senior Membership grade. The Section sends it's warmest congratulations on this achievement.