Orlando Section Monthly
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Established in 1959 and serving
over 1,400 members in
9-13: 2011 IAS Annual Meeting, Walt Disney
World Swan and Dolphin Hotel
The 37th Annual Conference of the
IEEE Industrial Electronics Society,
2011, Crown Conference
Centre, Melbourne, Australia
7-9: 2012 Carbon
Management Technology Conference
(CMTC), Orlando, FL
2012, Orlando, FL:
2012, Cocoa Beach, FL:
8-10: 2012 IEEE International
Professional Communication Conference (IPCC
2012), Orlando, FL
IEEE Orlando Section Executive Committee Meeting
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
- 7:00 p.m. Social and
7:00 - 8:00 p.m. ExCom Meeting
Business Development Center,
District 2 (affiliated with the UCF
and the S.B.A.) at 3218 East
Colonial Drive, Suite #G, Orlando,
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.
Free to all IEEE members and
Orlando Section ExCom Members:
Star Search 2011
Deadline is Extended to Sep. 16th,
- The IEEE Orlando
the request for
nominations for the
2011 Orlando Section
Awards, which will
be presented this
fall. The Orlando
Section presents six
- Nominees must be
IEEE members in good
standing and have
been a resident of
the Orlando Section
for the past three
- Any Orlando
Section member in
good standing may
make a nomination
for the Orlando
Section presents Undergraduate
must be IEEE
student / graduate
student members in
good standing, currently enrolled as undergraduate / graduate student in an engineering program located in
Orlando Section's 5 county (central Florida) area as well as at time of the
essay topic for the 2011
scholarship award is: "Engineering and Healthcare.
essay no less than 800 words. It's can be how engineering have helped to better today's or future's healthcare. It can be your thoughts or point of views how engineering should better the healthcare. Healthcare is broadly defined here can be any parts of the process of healthcare, e.g. delivering, managing, etc. It can be about healthcare in a particular area of the world, or in general.
- Nomination forms
can be found at
procedure can be
extended: the award and scholarship packets must be received by
2011, NO EXCEPTIONS.
Any questions or further clarifications for awards
and scholarship packets, can be e-mailed to:
321-946-0648 - Cell
packets should be
Orlando, FL 32872
for Nominations for 2012 Section Officers
Orlando Section elects officers for a term of
one year beginning January 1st. This year's
Nomination Committee will be accepting
nominations for Section Officers (Chair, Vice
Chair, Secretary and Treasurer). Nominations
must be submitted in writing to the
Nominations Committee at
on or before
October 10th, 2011.
Section membership may make a nomination for
new Section Officers by submitting qualify
petitions. A qualify petition shall meet the
the signature of at least 1% of the voting
statement of the nominee's consent to
nominee's qualification and biography.
delivered to the Section Nominations
on or before October 10th, 2011
by 5:00 PM
Orlando Section Congratulates our New Senior
IEEE Orlando Section congratulates our
new Senior Members!:
last A&A Review Panel meeting was
held on 6 August, 2011 in Calgary,
Canada. The next IEEE Senior Member
Review Panel Meeting will be held on 17
September 2011, in Detroit, MI, USA.
NEWLY ELEVATED SENIOR MEMBERS - RECEIVE
US$25 VOUCHER TOWARDS A NEW IEEE
SOCIETY: IEEE provides all newly
elevated Senior Members with a voucher
worth up to US$25. It can be used to
join one new IEEE Society. The voucher
expires on 31 December of the year in
which it is received.
For details on how to apply for IEEE
Senior Member grade and view the 2011
review panel meeting dates, visit the
IEEE Senior Member homepage:
For Senior Member inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Member web links:
Member Reference Form
Member Nomination Event Guide
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These sturdy, versatile bags are suitable for travel (they fit under an airline seat), for gym/athletic apparel, for electronics accessories, or for books.
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Needed - SoutheastCon 2012 Conference in
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
, with "2012" in the subject line.
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