Strategic Planning Committee Report - 8/3/10

1.  Fall Region 3 meeting - the dates have been set as October 8-10, in Atlanta at the Airport Hilton.  Earlier, Quang Tang announced a Florida Council meeting there.
At the region meeting, the candidates for director-elect will be confirmed.

2.  An all-day  Career Survival Workshop is planned for October 23 at the Cocoa Civic Center in Cocoa Village, Florida.  It will be presented by the IEEE-USA Career & Workforce Policy Committee with support from the Employment & Career Services Committee and the Region 3 Employment Assistance team.  The primary target is engineers who are being displaced from NASA contractors with the end of the space shuttle program, but all interested members are invited to attend.
The topics covered will include: While the primary audience consists of the folks being separated from the Shuttle program as it winds down, the material is applicable to job searches by other engineers as well.

There will be a nominal registration fee - to cover the cost of breaks and a box lunch.  Presentations will be provided to attendees in both a hard copy and a CD.

Further details will be provided as they become available - including the luncheon speaker and registration information.

3.  The next IEEE-USA Annual Meeting (March 3-6 in Austin, TX) will have a transportation theme.

4.  SoutheastCon 2012 - Volunteers Needed-  Local arrangements, technical program committee and other functions will need volunteers.

5.  AUTOTESTCON 2010 - Volunteers are needed to stuff bags for registrants on Saturday, Sep. 11, at the Marriott World Center.

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