Come Join Us
at the 
Annual Meeting!

The IEEE Maine Section Annual Meeting
Friday, May 9, 2003

The meeting will be held at the Tugboat Inn in Boothbay Harbor.  The agenda is:

12:30 - 1:00 PM

1:00 - 1:45 PM

2:00 - 2:45 PM

3:00 - 4:00 PM

4:00 - 6:00 PM

Registration/Senior Member Upgrade Drive

Adam Violette, Cianbro Corporation: Violette will discuss the new Amethyst project in Portland, Maine.  This innovative project involves the development of two, semi-submersible, oil research platforms that will be deployed in Brazil

Dr. Bruce Segee, University of Maine: Dr. Segee will discuss the Information Technology Incubator in Orono, Maine.  Dr. Segee is the Supervisor for the Supercomputer at their facility and will discuss current applications of the system and future possibilities.

Boat Cruise of Boothbay Harbor or sightseeing

Dinner and Speaker:
Dr. William Ward, MIT - Lincoln Laboratories. Dr. Ward is recognized as a Distinguished Speaker for IEEE.  He will discuss recent research and development toward the goal of Manned Planetary Exploration.

The meeting cost is $36.00/person, which includes dinner, boat ride and snacks, or $26/person without the boat ride ($15 discount for full time college students).  Additional boat ride tickets are available at $10/each (no student discount). See the listing on the Maine IEEE Web page at for more information including directions and an online registration form or contact Scott Dunning directly at (207)581-2349 or

Senior Member Upgrade Drive to be held at Annual Meeting

A table with Senior Membership Upgrade application forms will be available throughout the Annual Meeting.   Current Senior Members will be on hand to assist you in obtaining the necessary  recommendations.
See for more information about eligibility requirements.  If you are eligible, bring your resume and apply! 

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