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IEEE Orlando Section Monthly

Welcome to the IEEE Orlando Section web site.
Established in 1959 and serving over 1,400 members in
Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake and Sumter counties


Vol. XLIII No. 04
April 2010

www.ieee.org/orlando

News:
Calendar of Events:
Reports:
Conferences:
Others:
IEEE Orlando Section Executive Committee Meeting

Date:

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Time:

6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Social and Refreshments
7:00 - 8:00 p.m. ExCom Meeting

Place:

Orlando Business Development Center, District 2 (affiliated with the UCF and the S.B.A.) at 3218 East Colonial Drive, Suite #G, Orlando, FL 32802

Directions: In Herndon Plaza just east of Maguire Blvd.  This is the shopping center across Colonial Drive from Fashion Square.  It is on the west end of the building around to the South-West corner from the HH Gregg entrance.

Cost:

Free for all IEEE members and Non-IEEE members.

Contact:

Donghui Wu  
321-281-4561 - Office

321-946-0648 - Mobile
www.ieee.org/orlando

IEEE Consultants' Network Affinity Group: "Technological Advances and Introduction to Digital Communication"

Date:

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Time:

Immediately after the April 6th ExCom meeting (8:00 - 8:50 PM)

Abstract:

Although, the principles of digital communication theory are relatively new, digital communication industry became so enormous and rapidly growing industry. It is exceeding or comparable in size to the computer industry. Almost all citizens of the World utilize and enjoy the benefits of digital communication systems everyday. The objective of this presentation is to give a concise, yet thorough introduction to digital communication, its challenges, principles, and
technological advances.

Place:

Orlando Business Development Center, District 2 (affiliated with the UCF and the S.B.A.) at 3218 East Colonial Drive, Suite #G, Orlando, FL 32802

Directions: In Herndon Plaza just east of Maguire Blvd.  This is the shopping center across Colonial Drive from Fashion Square.  It is on the west end of the building around to the South-West corner from the HH Gregg entrance.

Cost:

Free for all IEEE members and Non-IEEE members.

Speaker/
Contact:

Michael Hassan, PhD  
www.ieee.org/orlando

IEEE PES/IAS/PELS April Tutorials

Dates:

April 6th - Robert Nelson – Wind Power
April 13th – Tentatively Regulatory Issues in Alternative Energy
April 20th – Uwe Michler – Solar Power
April 27th – David Penoyer – Landfill Gas to Energy Technology

Time:

6:00pm

Place:

OUC Pershing Facility, 6003 Pershing Ave, Orlando, FL 32822 - located just off SR 436 near Orlando International Airport. Attendees should park in the parking garage, which is outside the main gate. Use the telephone by the garage gate to gain entry. The event is in the safety training room, located in the engineering building, which will be to your left when facing the gate into the parking garage. Photo Identification is required for entry to the building.  

Speakers:

Click here for speaker information

Cost:

IEEE Members: $120.00
Non Members: $150.00
IEEE Student members: free
IEEE Student Non-members: $30.00
Professional Development Credits: Attendance at all four tutorials will qualify for 1 CEU. (Equivalent to Professional Development hours). Course Credit will be processed thru IEEE Corporate Education Department: IACET # 1255, FL Provider # +EXP 00015;
.

RSVP:

Please RSVP to Ian Beason       if you plan to attend by no later than Friday April 2, 2010. Please RSVP your subway orders to . The form is here and payment for each session can be made in the form of a check or cash at the first tutorial session.
www.ieee.org/orlando

IEEE Orlando Section Spring Picnic

Date:

Saturday, April 10th, 2010

Time:

Starts at 10:30 AM

Place:

Blanchard Park, Orlando
Pavilion 1. Hiking, biking, beach volleyball, tennis, soccer, basket ball, fishing etc. are available in the park. There is a nice playground for kids. There is a YMCA too.

Cost:

Free for all IEEE members and Non-IEEE members.

RSVP:

Xung Gong, 
407-823-5762 - Office
www.ieee.org/orlando

IEEE Orlando Communications Society Chapter -  Distinguished Lecture Tour (DLT) Series

Dates:

April 22nd

Time:

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM -  Reception/Social Networking
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM -  Dinner
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM -  Presentation: "New Generation of Networking"

Place:

Olive Garden Restaurant – Private Dining Room
1555 Sand Lake Road, Orlando, FL – Corner of Sand Lake Road & S. Orange Blossom Trail 

Speaker:

Dr. Bumip Khasnabish - Distinguished MTS of Verizon Network and Technology, Waltham, MA

Cost:

$5 – for IEEE Members & $20 for Non-IEEE Members & Guests

Dinner Choices:

Spaghetti w/ Meatballs
Classic Lasagna
Vegetarian Ravioli

RSVP:

Seating is limited to 30 for this event, please RSVP ASAP to:
Thomas M. Wandeloski,
IEEE Orlando ComSoc Chapter Chairperson
, (407) 474-8488
www.ieee.org/orlando

IEEE Joint Society on Control Systems/Robotics & Automation/Systems, Man and Cybernetics Meeting

Date:

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Time:

6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Social and Refreshments
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Multi-media Presentation on
"Robotics and Automation in 'Green' Power Generation"

Place:

Room 106, DeVry University, Orlando Campus, 4000 Millennia Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32839 

Directions

 Cost:

Free for all IEEE members and Non-IEEE members.

Contact:

Dr. William (Bill) Hortos,       
407-876-1026
www.ieee.org/orlando

Volunteers Needed - 2010 IEEE RFID Conference in Orlando
This successful conference was held in 2009 in Orlando.  The Orange County Convention Center will be the site of the 2010 IEEE RFID Conference, April 14-15, 2010.  As in 2009, student volunteers  are sought to assist in conference operation.  Volunteers for a day or more will be given a copy of the program, the CD-ROM of the conference record, access to the conference and to the exhibits. Lunch and free parking will be provided.  Those interested, or for further information, send email to  , with "RFID" in the subject line, including name and phone number.  http://ewh.ieee.org/mu/rfid2010/  As before, the Orlando Section will operate a membership desk at the conference.
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Forming an IEEE Women in Engineering Affinity Group
The Orlando section is interested in organizing an affinity group for Women in Engineering, following the Florida West Coast Section and Northwest Florida Section which have already done so. The group is open to all who support women in engineering, regardless of gender. The annual membership fee is $25 and includes electronic access to the WIE membership directory and WIE Newsletter. Membership is free to Life Members, Student Members and Graduate Student Members. Those interested should contact Membership Development chair, Dr. William (Bill) Hortos,   by email with WIE in the subject line.
Benefits and Status of IEEE Life Membership
  • Dues and Regional assessments are waived for a Life member. 
  • For qualifying Life members, Society fees are waived (IEEE Bylaw I-108.8).
  • Individuals may receive reduced member rates at IEEE sponsored conferences. IEEE Policy 10.1.15 (Conference Registration Fees) indicates "There must be a reduced fee, waiver of fees, or fee differential for Student members. Reduced fees, waiver of fees, or fee differential for unemployed IEEE members, retired members, and Life members, and for special registrants (e.g., guests, speakers, and exhibitors) are permitted at the discretion of the Conference Committee. The individual registration fee for retired members and for Life members must be no more than that for Students."
  • Life members continue to receive the same benefits that are available to other IEEE members. 
  • IEEE Financial Advantage Program (includes IEEE Insurance Program)
Volunteers Needed for AUTOTESTCON 2010
Six or more volunteers from the IEEE Orlando Section are needed to participate in Registration tasks for AUTOTESTCON 2010 at the Marriott World Resort and Conference CenterSeptember 13-17, 2010.  Most importantly, these tasks include assembly of the registrants' bags on Saturday, September 11, 2010, and early registration during the afternoon of Sunday, September 12, 2010.  Volunteers must commit to serve this conference which historically has provided significant funding to the Orlando Section.  All volunteers will receive complementary access to the exhibit areas and the technical sessions.Contact: Dr. William (Bill) Hortos,   AUTOTESTCON 2010 Registration Chair.
Volunteers Needed - SoutheastCon 2012 Conference in Orlando
The Region 3 annual conference, SoutheastCon, will be held in Orlando in the spring of 2012.  This is a good opportunity for section members to get experience in helping to manage a significant technical conference.  Currently there are opportunities in committees for local arrangements, technical program, registration, sponsorship solicitation, papers reviewers, exhibits, publicity, contest competitions, and hospitality (among others).  For further information, send email to , with "2012" in the subject line. 
Member Profile
The IEEE Orlando Section Monthly is proud to feature a distinguished member each month in the Section's Profile. If you have contributed greatly to your profession and/or to our ranks of the IEEE we would like to hear from you.  
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