IEEE Orlando Section Monthly

Vol. 52, No. 4 - April 2019


Advancing Technology for Humanity

IEEE Orlando Section Monthly - Vol. 52, No. 4 - April 2019

Section/Society Chapter/Affinity Group Events

Section News


Employment Opportunities

IEEE Conferences/Annual Meetings/Workshops/Courses/Sponsored Events

Other IEEE News/Events

IEEE Orlando Section Annual Picnic

Date: Sunday, April 7th, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM  - FREE Catered Lunch!

Place: Sandbana Cabana, Wekiva Island (1014 Miami Springs Drive, Longwood) - Website

Parking: FREE! (...just make sure to get there early!)

Cost: FREE to all IEEE members and Non-IEEE members. NOTE: Entrance Fee will be waived...just make sure to mention "IEEE" at the gate

RSVP: Please RSVP at your earliest convenience to .

Please read through the WEKIVA ISLAND RULES AND INFORMATION so you all have a great time this weekend!


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IEEE Orlando Section ExCom Meeting - Virtual only via Webex

Date: Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Time: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Webex conferencing and dial-in information is below:
Webex conferencing and dial-in information is below:
Orlando EXCOM Monthly Meeting
The 3rd Tuesday of every month, from Tuesday, January 15, 2019, to Tuesday, December 17, 2019
7:00 pm | Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00) | 1 hr
Meeting number: 592 022 201
Meeting password: nKUPRmUW
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IEEE Orlando Section Congratulates our New Senior Members!

The IEEE Orlando Section congratulates our new Senior Members:

Hala Elaarag

Michael Langfield

Nazanin Rahnavard
The last A&A Senior Panel meeting was held on February, 2019 in Tampa, Florida

For details on how to apply for IEEE Senior Member grade and view the review panel meeting dates, visit the IEEE Senior Member homepage.

For Senior Member inquiries, contact:

Helpful Senior Member web links:
Senior Member Update
Senior Member Application
Senior Member Reference Form
Senior Member Nomination Event Guide

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STREAM Bushnell Elementary School , Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 5:30 to 7:00

Bushnell Elementary School in Sumter County is looking for a volunteer to present a 1.5 hour session on electric circuits on Tuesday, 2 April 2019 from 1730 to 1900 EDT. Interested members can contact Mark Van Hala (e-mail and phone below) for more information.

Mark D. Van Hala, P.E.

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Call for Orlando Section Volunteers for SoutheastCon 2022

The Orlando Section is looking to host the SoutheastCon 2022 in Orlando, FL in early 2022. Four years away but the planning needs to start now. Up first is the application to Region 3 where we need to identify Orlando section members to fulfill key roles in the event. Roles include Conference Treasurer and Publication Chair along with vice chairs for Conference Treasurer, Conference Information, Conference Publications, and Conference Technical Program. The planning committee is also being established. Please contact Varadraj Prabhu by May 10th if you are interested in supporting the SoutheastCon 2022 in Orlando, FL.

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Call for Volunteers for Chapter Officers and Committee Officers

The Orlando Section is currently seeking volunteers for Chapter Officers and Committee Officers. Interested individuals should e-mail the Section Chair Joe Juisai at, to schedule an information session and interview.

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IEEE Member Discounts

Do you know what the IEEE Member Discounts program does for IEEE members? Here are some important facts about this program:

  • More than 70,000 IEEE members use at least one of the benefits in the Member Discounts program.
  • Member Discounts products and services are supported by contracts between IEEE and providers, vetted by the professional staff and volunteers.**
  • Member Discounts help to support the personal and professional needs of IEEE members throughout their careers, and are portable when they change employers.
  • Not all Member Discounts insurance plans and product discounts are available in every country; however, members can find many benefits available in a number of countries, with more being added each year. In fact, the insurance program now spans 84 countries!
  • 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.

Discover what IEEE Member Discounts can offer you. The Member Discounts portfolio consists of insurance products and programs for the home, office and travel, all at excellent group rates and reduced pricing. Visit IEEE Member Discounts to see what's available in your location and enjoy the savings.

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

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