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IEEE Orlando Section Monthly
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Established in 1959 and serving over 1,400 members in
Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake and Sumter counties


Vol. XLV No. 6
June 2012

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  • Oct 8-10: 2012 IEEE International Professional Communication Conference (IPCC 2012), Orlando, FL
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IEEE Orlando Section Executive Committee Meeting
Date: Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
Time: 6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Social and Refreshments 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. ExCom Meeting
Tentative Agenda: TBA
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 to all IEEE members and Non-IEEE members.
RSVP: IEEE Orlando Section ExCom Members: Register Here  
Others:
Register Here
Contact: Mike Orlovsky 410.979.0476 (Cell)
Website: www.ieee.org/orlando

 

IEEE Orlando Chapter of the Joint Society on Control Systems, Robotics & Automation, and Systems, Man & Cybernetics
Date: Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
Time: 8:30 - 9:30 p.m. - following the Executive Committee Meeting
Topic: An interactive technical meeting, “Control and automation for the ‘Smart Grid’” facilitated by William Hortos.
Abstract: “Control systems, comprised of automated devices, are integral elements of proposed implementations of the Smart Grid for intelligent power generation and distribution. The slide show highlights multi-disciplinary solutions to the Smart Grid’s functional requirements. The introductory level of this presentation makes it accessible to attendees from diverse technical backgrounds.”
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 to all IEEE members and Non-IEEE members.
RSVP: Please indicate your interest in attending the meeting at w.hortos@ieee.org by C.O.B., June 11, 2012.
Contact: William Hortos, w.hortos@ieee.org, 407-876-1026.
Website: www.ieee.org/orlando

 

IEEE Annual Awards Banquet Announcement
Notice of our next coming event. We will be having the annual awards banquet on Saturday, October 27th. The details regarding the banquet are currently being worked out and should be ready by the June EXCOM meeting. A special note to all students, graduate and under graduate, please get your qualifications ready to submitted for a very lucrative $ award to be presented at the banquet. The submission procedure, and time should be published soon. If there are any questions, please email Stan Buchanan, stan-p-buchanan@cfl.rr.com or Lynn Guthrie, lynguthre@ieee.org.

 

News from Women in EECS
Friday, March 16th, Women in EECS at UCF, ACM at UCF, Valencia Robotics Society, Valencia College Department of Architecture, Engineering, and Technology, and Orlando Section of IEEE debuted Robots ROCK (Reaching Out to Creative Kids), an EECS Youth Out-reach program, at Tildenville Elementary School. Eleven volunteers engaged with 80 Fifth Graders in a robot racing exercise followed by a Question and Answer session about technology education. Every child had the opportunity to interact with a pre-assembled LeTry robot in a relay race. The teams then graphed their performance on a chart. Many of these children had never had interaction with robots before, and most of them were interested in Math and Technology as future careers. Check out our website for pictures of the event, to request us to come to an elementary school, and to volunteer for future events!
www.robotsrock.org
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Women in EECS
University of Central Florida
womeneecs.ucf@gmail.com

 

For Sale: Top-Quality Multiuse Nylon Bags with Orlando Logo The bag has been designed with many zippered compartments and can be carried with either a shoulder strap or handles. These sturdy, versatile bags are suitable for travel (they fit under an airline seat), for gym/athletic apparel, for electronics accessories, or for books.

The bags have been donated to the IEEE Orlando Section by the Chair of the AUTOTESTCON 2010 Conference. As such, they are available only through the IEEE Orlando Section at the deeply discounted price of $15.00, payable in cash or by check to the IEEE Orlando Section. 

To purchase these bags or for additional information please contact Dr. William (Bill) Hortos, 

 

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