2010 Events Archive


- Thursday, March 11, 2010

Professional Networking Event 3_11_10


- Thursday, April 22, 2010

2010 IEEE Graduate Reception


- Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Professional Networking Mixer 6_2_2010


Saturday, September 18, 2010

This event is set up by IEEE Region 1 GOLD. Below is their emailed information.

Hello Region 1 GOLD Members!

Last month the initial invitation for the rafting went out and we have received an excellent turnout so far with members from the following sections:

Massachusetts - Boston, Springfield
New York - New York
New Jersey - North Jersey
New Hampwshire - New Hampshire
Rhode Island - Providence

There are still discount spots available and the outfitter has 59 spots that we can fill as of July 27. These are a first-come first-serve basis and not guaranteed to our group until a deposit is received.

This event you will not want to miss. We already have exceeded last years registrations, increasing the networking opportunities and developing lasting friendships.

Register today (vice@ieee.org) and secure one of the nine remaining rates of $94!

When: Saturday, Septenber 18, 2010 9:30AM
Where: Charlemont, MA
With Who: Region 1 GOLD Members
Provider: Crabapple Whitewater Inc.
River: Deefield River, Monroe Bridge Section
How Much: $109 (First 20 IEEE Members based on postmark date will receive a discounted rate of $94 of almost 15% off!)

How do I get there? We will attempt to arrange car and hotel pooling. Please email your location and if you have a means of meeting in a centralized location.

Is this overnight? We are only planning the one day trip, however there are campgrounds and a motel nearby. See below for details.

[Trip leaves around 9:30am, snack is served on the river. We will have a Steak, Salmon, Chicken or Vegetarian option after rafting.]

RSVP as soon as possible. Please email Rob Vice vice@ieee.org if you are interested. This way we can look into how many slots are available and lock in you into the reservation and possible discount.

Trip Overview:

  • Trip time: Full Day (2.5 hours on the river) - Minimum
  • Age: 15
  • Lunch: Cookout at base after the trip (steak, fish, chicken or vegetarian option)
  • No. of people per boat: 6 - 8
  • Rapid Classification: Class II, III, IV - Digital Slide Presentation

This is a great intermediate rafting trip (contact CrabApple (888) 553-RAFT for concerns, but beginners have started on this trip before), great guides, fellow engineers and new friends! Come on out and network while catching the thrill of some white water.

Space is limited and attendance is on a first come first serve basis by deposit.

For those wishing to spend a weekend in the beautiful scenic Berkshires, camping is available within a few miles of CrabApple Whitewater base facility. Camping is available two miles from the base of CrabApple White Water at Country Aire Campground near to the Oxbow Motel. Another alternative to camp is at the Mohawk State Park. More info below with links:


  • Country Aire Campground
    • ~$19/primative site
  • Mohawk State Park
    • ~$20/night for tent/camper sites
    • Cabins between $30-50 for 1-3 rooms respectively.


  • Oxbow Resort

Car/hotel pooling: We will attempt to arrange car and hotel pools. Please let us know if you need a ride and if you can meet in a determined centralized location (i.e. you can get a ride, take public transportation, taxi or just want to drive with someone else).

If you want to share a room, then let us know your sex.

Cost: The first 20 IEEE members to RSVP by the deadline only need to pay $94. Non-IEEE members and IEEE members who RSVP after the deadline or after 20 have been received pay $109. All RSVPs are subject to slot availability with the provider. You will need to pay up front by mailing a check as described below.

RSVP: Please RSVP by sending an email to Rob Vice vice@ieee.org, providing IEEE member number if applicable for discount. Upon receipt of email, you will be notified of whether you qualified for the discount. Payment should be received within 2 weeks of registering by email to qualify for the discount [postmark date]. Non-discounted registrations will be accepted until the event date subject to availability of the provider.
Check payable to "IEEE Region 1", send to

C/O: Rob Vice
Measurement Computing
10 Commerce Way, Suite 1008
Norton, MA 02766

Risks: While the rapids chosen are intended for beginners-intermediates, white water rafting is nonetheless risky and accidents do happen. Please perform your own research as to whether these risks are acceptable to you before signing up for the event. Both the rafting company and IEEE will expect you to sign assumption of risk, release of liability waivers before participating.

Join us for this second ever Region 1 event!

Best Regards!

Rob Vice
IEEE R1 NE Area GOLD Coordinator(helping Uri out with the Northeast Area)
IEEE R1 SPAC Coordinator
IEEE Boston - Treasurer IEEE
Boston PACE - Chair
IEEE Boston GOLD - 2008 Past-Chair

Hope everyone can come out and support IEEE Region 1 GOLD's 2nd Annual White Water Rafting trip!

Thank you for your continued support.

- Wednesday, September 29, 2010

IEEE Professional Networking Event 9_29_2010

Hope everyone can come out and support IEEE's next networking event!

Thank you for your continued support.


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