HISTELCON is an IEEE Region 8 conference covering topics in the area of Technology History. HISTELCON 2019 will be in the IEEE UK and Ireland Section, in Glasgow, Scotland. The proposed primary theme is ‘historic computers’ with an aim to include papers on those inventions and developments which have not already been the subject of extensive historical publications, and to include the contribution special purpose processors have made to the development and use of advanced digital signal processing methods in many applications areas.
The UK and Ireland Reliability Chapter reaches out every few years to provide reliability briefings to technologists and engineers. Without such knowledge updates some engineers may be pressurised to take dangerous short-cuts, or simply not know how to address the vital delivery of reliability.
The Reliability Outreach 2018 Workshop held in May 2018 gathered experts on electronics in medical devices to address solutions on ‘Reliability Challenges for Medical Devices’. A second half-day delivered a tutorial on ‘Reliability Issues and Solutions in Engineering’.
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.
IEEE is a vibrant organization of professionals collectively using our diverse talents for the benefit of humanity. This is the force of technology – the life-changing impact that science and engineering can have on society.
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.
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