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IEEE Region 3 Newsletter

Electronic Edition

Volume 15 Number 4

November 2000

Welcome to the Newsletter

This edition of the IEEE Region 3 e-Newsletter will concentrate on results from t he IEEE Region 3 Executive Committee meeting in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina October 20 to 22, 2000.  This is the Fall meeting of the Region 3 Executive Committee.  This meeting was held with a pre-meeting by e-Conference on October 14, 2000 using IRC Chat from the IEEE IRC Chat Server in Piscataway, NJ.  Additional items to be covered in this newsletter are Public Information resources for IEEE volunteers, more training on the use of newsgroups from the e-conference Team and Leadership Training for new section officers.  We will also try to highlight new features of the IEEE Region 3 Website.

Table of Contents

Directors Corner Richard Riddle IEEE Region 3 Director

Region 3 Executive Committee Meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC October 20 to 22, 2000

Public Information Lee Stogner Region 3 Communications Committee Public Information Chair
What’s All This Collaboration Stuff About, Anyway? Charles Lord, PE CQE Region 3 Conference Committee eConferernce Chair
Section Officer Training Reed Thompson Region 3 Leadership Development Chair
New Website Features Chip Dawson Region Webmaster

Upcoming Events and Reminders


Region 3 sponsors a number of important awards that only Region 3 members are eligible for. The deadline for submittals of nominations for Outstanding Service, Outstanding Engineering Educator, Outstanding Engineer, Professional Leadership, and Employer Professional Development are due to the ARC no later than December 1, 2000. Sections are also able to apply for recognition as an Outstanding Section at any time during the year. These awards are very important to the Region, and are presented in a well attended luncheon at the annual SoutheastCon Conference. Section Awards Chairs should be in the process of preparing nominations for consideration for these awards.

Awards Information Education Activities Awards

SoutheastCon 2001 to be held March 31 - April 2 in Clemson, SC

The conference in 2001 will be held on the beautiful campus of Clemson University adjacent to Lake Hartwell.  Co-sponsored by the Piedmont Section, Region 3, SC Council, and Clemson University, the conference will provide professionals with technical sessions, tutorials, exhibits, student competitions, and various region meetings.  A job fair and perhaps a couple of plant tours to some of the Upstate's unique plants are also planned. This conference will help you continue "Engineering the Future...".  Please visit the conference web site at:, for the latest information and details (including a planned online registration form). If you need a meeting room for a committee function at SoutheastCon please contact the SoutheastCon Committee as soon as possible.

Region 3 Winter Executive Committee

This meeting will be by Econference in January 2001

Web Editors
Chip Dawson Marvin Neiditz

Contributing Editors
Bob Duggan David Green Charles Lord Bill Ratcliff Dick Riddle

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