IEEE Orlando Section Monthly

Vol. 52, No. 2 - February 2019


Advancing Technology for Humanity

IEEE Orlando Section Monthly - Vol. 52, No. 2 - February 2019

Feb. 19th: EXCOM Meeting - Virtual only via Webex at 7 p.m. to 8 p.m
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Section/Society Chapter/Affinity Group Events

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Member Recognition


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IEEE Orlando Section ExCom Meeting

Virtual only via Webex

Date: Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

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

Contact: Juisai, Joe N.

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IEEE WIE Student Affinity Group Workshop

Title: Technical Interview Workshop

Description: The UCF chapter of WIE/ WEECS will be hosting a Technical Interview Workshop to give students a stress free environment to practice and improve their interviewing skills. If you are a faculty member or professional interested in conducting resume reviews or mock interviews please contact Gera at Students please bring an up to date version of your resume and rsvp on the facebook page.

Date: Thursday, February 28th

Time: 5:30-7:30pm

Location: Trevor Colbourn Hall - Room 208, 12796 Aquarius Agora Dr, Orlando, FL 32816

Contact: Gera Versfeld - geraversfeld@knights.ucf.ed

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IEEE Orlando Section Congratulates our New Senior Member!

The IEEE Orlando Section congratulates our new Senior Member:

Damla Turgut
The last A&A Senior Panel meeting was held on November, 2018 in Vancouver, Canada

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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Science Challenge

The Science Challenge is held each year as a follow-on to the county science fairs. The winners in each category are invited to take part in the Science Challenge. The event is held at the Orlando Science Center on Saturday, March 9th from 7:30 AM till 2 PM. A lunch is provided for the judges. The awards are presented on Saturday at 2 PM.

If you are interested please provide your name phone number, also an e-mail address so we can contact you. A data package will be e-mailed to you end February detailing all information for the Science Challenge.

I am looking forward to hearing from you and working with you on this project.

If you know anyone who would like to get involved judging this event or any other event, please forward this e-mail to them.

Marty Galassini,
Judging Coordinator for the OSC Science Challenge
E-mail or 407-349-9715

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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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