|IEEE Canada Newsletter / Nouvelles de IEEE Canada|
|Issue: October 2000|
News of Interest
2000 IEEE Annual Election
On 1 Sep., election ballots were mailed to all IEEE voting members in Regions 1-10, who are of member grade and higher.
Last year 218 ballots were received unsigned before the due date and 45 ballots were received 1-3 days following the deadline. None of these ballots were eligible to be counted in the selection of Institute officers. And, none of these ballots were eligible to win the prize, either. Avoid being late or ineligible. We urge you to:
Let your vote be counted!
CALL FOR IEEE RAB AWARDS
The Regional Activities Board Awards and Recognition Committee (RABARC) is currently soliciting nominees for:
These awards, the most prestigious RAB has to offer, are designed to recognize outstanding efforts by IEEE volunteers. These are NOT technical achievement awards. The deadline for the submission of nominations is 15 October 2000.
The RAB Achievement Award recognizes individuals involved with RAB and/or the Regional Network who are recognized for singular achievement in the development and completion of a project(s) or activity(ies) which are directed to the fulfillment of one or more of the goals and objectives of RAB. This award is designed to recognize those substantive projects or achievements of a relatively short nature (one to three years) but which have left an undeniable imprint on the fabric of Regional Operations.
The RAB Innovation Award recognizes the accomplishment judged to be the most innovative and effective in fulfilling one or more of the goals and objectives of RAB and/or personal goals of the Vice President for Regional Activities.
The RAB Larry K. Wilson Transnational Award recognizes the accomplishment judged to be the most significant and effective in fulfilling one or more of the Transnational goals and objectives of RAB and/or personal goals of the Vice President for Regional Activities as related to Transnational Activities.
The RAB Leadership Award recognizes individuals who have exhibited exemplary and substantive leadership of an extraordinary nature in implementing activities which support RAB goals and objectives at the local, regional, national, and/or international level.
The Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Awards recognize outstanding achievements of GOLD Committees at the Section, Society and Region levels. The following are the RAB GOLD Awards:
Section GOLD Leadership Recognition Award Society GOLD Leadership Recognition Award Region Outstanding GOLD Program Award Outstanding GOLD Program Award
Additional information on GOLD Awards is located at the following URL: http://www.ieee.org/organizations/rab/rab/RABARC-Manual/Sect05-index.html
For more information please visit the RA web site at http://www.ieee.org/organizations/rab/rab/Awards/RABAWARDS.html or contact the Regional Activities staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Invitation to submit Proposals for Year 2001
All Region 7 members/entities are invited to submit proposals for projects to be carried out in the year 2001. Proposals for projects that can be completed by Dec. 31, 2000 will also be considered in adition to those for the year 2001.
The proposals should be submitted by October 18, 2000 to Om Malik, Secretary, IEEE Canada with a copy to Cathie Lowell by e-mail at the following address:
Projects are to be submitted according to the template format given below. Each project should be submitted separately. The ranking criteria according to which all projects will be ranked and the membership of the ranking committee are also given below.
ENTER ... THE WIRELESS ZONE
The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) has unveiled the Wireless Zone: a comprehensive website where you can easily find the most current information about our 802 wireless standards, including Wireless for Local Area Networks (IEEE 802.11), Wireless for Personal Area Networks (WPANs) (IEEE 802.15), and Broadband Wireless Access (IEEE 802.16). At the click of a mouse, you will find Working Group information, the status of our 802 wireless standards and the latest news on wireless technology. Visit the Wireless Zone at: http://standards.ieee.org/wireless
15-18 October 2000
23-25 October 2000
6-8 November 2000
15 November 2000
17-20 December 2000
13-16 May 2001
16-20 July 2001
|IEEE Canada Newsletter - October 2000||Nouvelles de IEEE Canada - octobre 2000|
Last update - 2002,07,07 - la dernière mise à jour