IEEE Orlando Section Monthly

Vol. 48, No. 9 - October 2015


Advancing Technology for Humanity

IEEE Orlando Section Monthly - Vol. 48, No. 9 - October 2015

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IEEE Orlando Section Executive Committee Meeting

Date: Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Time: 6:30 - 7:00 pm - Social and Dinner; 7:00 - 8:00 pm Executive Committee Meeting

Place: Red Lobster Restaurant, 3552 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32803.

Cost: Meeting attendance is free to all IEEE members and Non-IEEE members.

RSVP: Stanley Buchanan,, tel. 407-256-3329


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IEEE Orlando Section, 2015 Annual Awards Banquet

Date: Saturday, October 24th, 2015

Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Networking; 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Meeting and Awards

Place: Valencia College – West Campus, Special Event Center (Building 8) 1800 S. Kirkman Road, Orlando, Florida, 32811

Parking: Free Lot F or G.
Campus Direction: please visit Community Meeting Room at the Fashion Square Mall, Orlando, FL 32802
Campus Map: click here for map

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Chester Kennedy (Abstract and Bio)
Topic: Our Responsibility to Innovate
Cost: The fees for attendance will be as follows:

    IEEE Member and Guest: $15.00/person
    IEEE Student Member and Guest: $15.00/person
    IEEE Life Member and Guest: $15.00/person
    Awards Winner and Guest : Free
    Student Scholarship Winner Free

RSVP: Deadline for all reservations is C.O.B. October 20, 2015. Please confirm your intent to attend to:
Menu: The Buffet menu will include Fresh Greens, starch, desert, coffee, tea, and vegetable and main course choice of Garlic Herb Crusted Chicken or Hawaiian Meatballs


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Senior Membership Elevation Drive

The Orlando Section invites members who may be qualified for senior member elevation to start the senior member elevation process. Senior members will be available for references on Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Orlando Public Library Palm Meeting Room, 101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, FL 32801. Members who begin the elevation process on Saturday, October 10, are eligible for a drawing for a $25 American Express gift card.

click here for more information about the elevation drive and senior membership elevation. Members interested in the elevation process should RSVP by e-mailing Joe Juisai at

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Nominations Committee Seeking Section Secretary Candidates

The Orlando Section Nominations Committee is currently seeking candidates for section secretary. Interested individuals should e-mail the nominations committee at,, or to schedule an information session and interview. More information about the section secretary position can be found at Section 3.1.3. For additional information please e-mail Joe Juisai at

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IEEE Member Discounts

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  • More than 70,000 IEEE members use at least one of the benefits in the Member Discounts program.
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  • Member Discounts are promoted at no cost to any member and more than $5.3 million in annual non-dues revenue from these programs benefit members worldwide.

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** We can assist with developing local benefits, too. Contact for more information.

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