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This Issue's Content:
- IEEE Canada Board
- Your News
- News of Interest
- Our Members in the
- Call for Papers
- New Brunswick
(for non-IEEE Canada members)
- Nominations for IEEE Canada Awards
- Renew Your Membership for 2011
- Membership Dues in Special Circumstances
- Kitchener Waterloo Section posts upcoming events online
- HamiltonSection posts upcoming events online
- Kingston Section posts upcoming events online
- London Section posts upcoming events online
- New Brunswick Section posts upcoming events online
- South Alberta Section posts upcoming events online
- Winnipeg Section posts upcoming events online
- Northern Canada Section posts upcoming events online
- Vancouver Section posts upcoming events online
- Montreal Section posts upcoming events online
- TV Series Casting Call
- Air Canada Discount - brought to you by IEEE ICC 2012
- IEEE Canada on Facebook!
- Member Benefit - HP
- IEEE Member Group Insurance Program
- Free E-book Titles and Access to Archived Webinars to All IEEE Members
- IEEE Career services
- Auto Insurance Rates Update, from The Personal
- Your Life is On Your Computer. Back it Up
- IEEE MasterCard® credit card
- Professional Liability Insurance
- The Personal wins award from the Toronto Section
- 2011 IEEE Fellows
- IEEE Vancouver Centennial Celebration
- IEEE International Conference on Communications
- 2012 IEEE International Systems Conference
- Upcoming IEEE Conferences in Canada
- All IEEE Conferences in Canada
Nominations for IEEE Canada Awards
IEEE Canada Awards and Recognition Committee (ARC) seeks nominations for IEEE Canada awards and for other awards that are available to IEEE Canada members including those from the EIC and the IEEE Member & Geographic Activities Board. Nomination Forms and guide lines can be found at the web page http://www.ieee.ca/awards/nominate.htm . Please note that the deadline for IEEE Canada 11 Major Awards nominations is November 30th while the deadline for EIC Medals and Fellow nominations is November 15th.
Renew Your Membership for 2011
You can start renewing your membership for 2011. Remember, IEEE membership can connect you with professionals who can open doors to many opportunities. There are also many online resources available to members (e.g. online books and publications). Use your IEEE Web Account and password to renew online at http://www.ieee.org/web/membership/renew/index.html
Membership Dues in Special Circumstances
IEEE realizes that economic circumstances may impact some members' ability to pay the full amount of IEEE membership dues. For this reason, the following special circumstance categories have been established. Special circumstances are not available to Student members. Only one category may be claimed in any year.
Kitchener Waterloo Section posts upcoming events online
Please refer to the following link for the latest activities hosted by the Kitchener Waterloo Section: http://www.ieeekw.com/activities.php
HamiltonSection posts upcoming events online
Please refer to the following link for the latest activities hosted by the Hamilton Section: http://ewh.ieee.org/r7/hamilton/currentevents.htm
Kingston Section posts upcoming events online
Please refer to the following link for the latest activities hosted by the Kingston Section: http://ewh.ieee.org/reg/7/www_kingston/
London Section posts upcoming events online
Please refer to the following link for the latest activities hosted by the London Section: http://london.ieee.ca/
New Brunswick Section posts upcoming events online
Please refer to the following link for the latest activities hosted by the New Brunswick Section: http://nb.ieee.ca/
South Alberta Section posts upcoming events online
Please refer to the following link for the latest activities hosted by the South Alberta Section: http://sas.ieee.ca/events.html
Winnipeg Section posts upcoming events online
Please refer to the following link for the latest activities hosted by the Winnipeg Section: http://ewh.ieee.org/mu/winnipeg/events/
Northern Canada Section posts upcoming events online
Please refer to the following link for the latest activities hosted by the Northern Canada Section: http://northerncanada.ieee.ca/
Vancouver Section posts upcoming events online
Please refer to the following link for the latest activities hosted by the Vancouver Section: http://www.ieeecontact.org
Montreal Section posts upcoming events online
Please refer to the following link for the latest activities hosted by the Montreal Section: http://ewh.ieee.org/r7/montreal/index.php
The October issue of the section's newsletter can be found here
TV Series Casting Call
Paperny Films, the award winning production company behind the hit series Eat St., Jetstream and The Week the Women Went, is looking for HOSTS and GUEST EXPERTS for an exciting new TV series about the apocalypse.
The program takes a serious and objective look at Armageddon while trying to get to the bottom of our post-apocalyptic fears in a humorous way. It promises to be one wild road trip that explores the science, technology, commerce and history behind the end-of- times.
Whether you're a gearhead who can build a car using nothing but a wrench and two hands, a scientist who knows all about plate tectonics, or a comedian who's great with people, we're looking for a variety individuals from different backgrounds who can help us bring this unique new series to life.
If you're a big personality, can talk about your area of expertise in layman's terms and you think you've got what it takes to be part of this new show, please send us a brief bio, picture and, if possible, video. Please send all applications to firstname.lastname@example.org and include "Apocalypse Casting" in the subject line.
For more information on Paperny Films please check out our website at http://www.papernyfilms.com
Air Canada Discount - brought to you by IEEE ICC 2012
Air Canada Travel: up to 12% off any fare to Houston, Texas (IAH). Travel between November 28, and December 16, 2011, and receive up to 12% off on the base rate at time of booking. This deal is brought to you by the IEEE ICC 2012 and Air Canada as the official airline. For more detail visit here, or to take advantage of these deals, contact Can Air World Travel and ask for the "IEE - IAH"or "IEEE ICC to Houston"
IEEE Canada on Facebook!
By request a new IEEE Canada Facebook page has been created. Please join the group and get involved with discussions taking place.
Member Benefit - HP
New! HP introduces web site for IEEE Members in Canada
Members in Canada can now shop at http://www.hp.ca/ieee and receive their IEEE member discounts on eligible HP desktops, notebooks and workstations. Members also have the option to call HP directly at 1-877-231-4351 to order. Please remember to mention HPIEEE to receive your discount. The program offers shoppers a low price guarantee, so members can be assured that their site offers them the best possible pricing. Members with questions can call HP at 1-877-231-4351. Thank you!
En exclusivité! HP introduit un site web pour les membres de l'IEEE au Canada.
Les membres IEEE au Canada peuvent maintenant magasiner au site web http://www.hp.ca/ieee-fr Utilisez vos liens avec HP à titre de membre de l'IEEE. Profitez d'offres spéciales sur les produits de TI que vous utilisez tous les jours, y compris des ordinateurs de bureau, blocs-notes, imprimantes, encres, serveurs, unités de stockage et autres. Des rabais sur les produits sont offerts exclusivement par l'entremise de ce site Web ou en appelant au 1-888-202-4465 (veuillez mentionner le mot de passe HPIEEE pour obtenir le rabais).
IEEE Member Group Insurance Program
IEEE Member Group Insurance Program - Life, Professional Liability, Accident, Disability and Travel (www.ieeeinsurance.com/canada):
Regardless of employment status, these plans stay with you-whether you are starting, switching or maturing in your career. As an IEEE member, you benefit from the group buying power of the IEEE membership base. Take a few minutes today to learn how these affordable plans, available exclusively to IEEE members, can help make sure you have adequate financial resources as your life changes and responsibilities grow. I think you will agree, the time invested will be worthwhile.
Free E-book Titles and Access to Archived Webinars to All IEEE Members
In response to Section Congress recommendation, the IEEE is offering e-books and webinars free to all IEEE members. Check out the free e-books and archived webinars at: http://www.ieeeusa.org/careers/gpa/
IEEE Career services
Looking for a new job? Check out the following site! The http://careers.ieee.org/
Auto Insurance Rates Update, from The Personal
When it comes to home and auto insurance, it pays to shop and compare prices. Did you know that The Personal reviews their home and auto insurance rates for IEEE members to make sure you're always getting a competitive price?
If you have not yet received a quote from The Personal, there's never been a better time to take advantage of this IEEE member benefit. If you have received a quote in the past, we encourage you to get a new quote to see how much you could save today. For a home or auto insurance quote, call 1-888-476-8737 or visit http://www.thepersonal.com/ieee
Certain conditions apply.
Your Life is On Your Computer. Back it Up
Mozy is offering IEEE members its online backup services at an exclusive discounted rate. Protect your most important business documents, home movies, photos, music and other digital information stored on your computer. Mozy securely backs up all of your data off-site so in case of hard drive crash, lost laptop or virus so you can easily restore what's most important. Every photo, document, or song. Safe with Mozy. Visit http://mozy.com/ieee to get started.
IEEE MasterCard® credit card
Every time you use your card for a purchase, a financial contribution will be made to the IEEE on your behalf!
Plus you can enjoy the benefits of:
Around-the-clock fraud protection Unparalleled 24-hour customer service
Around-the-clock fraud protection
Unparalleled 24-hour customer service
To learn more about this exciting opportunity simply call 1-877-428-6060 and reference priority code CIGI.
Professional Liability Insurance
Thanks to recent insurance carrier negotiations, IEEE members residing in Canada (except Quebec) now have access to a comprehensive and competitive alternative for their professional liability coverage. The new plan provides coverage for technology-related services and is ideal for Canadian members who are self-employed, moonlight, or work for a firm. For more information, visit: www.ieeeinsurance.com/canadapl or call Erin Flett at 1-416-865-3353.
This coverage is available to residents of Canada through R&Q Risk Services Canada Limited. Scott Saddington, Chief Executive Officer of R&Q Risk Services Canada Limited, acts as an agent with respect to residents of Canada.
IEEE has selected Certain Lloyd’s Underwriters for this insurance program. Alternative insurance products may be available in the insurance market place. R&Q Risk Services Canada Limited is providing this single insurer option on behalf of IEEE.
The Personal wins award from the Toronto Section
The Personal has been selected as the recipient of the following IEEE Toronto Section Award:
"Friend of the IEEE Toronto Section" Award: The Personal - Home and Auto Group Insurance, in recognition of sustained support of the IEEE Toronto Section.
Congratulations to your company for this achievement! The award was presented at the 2011 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Awards Dinner on October 8th (Saturday) at the Old Mill Inn & Spa.
2011 IEEE Fellows
Congratulations to the class of fellows! Honor well deserved.
Voicu Zamfir Groza
Natalia K. Nikolova
M. Tamer Ozsu
Catherine P. Rosenberg
Edward H. Sargent
IEEE Vancouver Centennial Celebration
On Tuesday August 23rd, over 150 members, friends and guests of the IEEE Vancouver Section gathered to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its founding, and to propel the Section forward into its second century. After presentation of an inspirational IEEE video about "The Solutionists", the evening was opened with a welcome and salutation from City of Vancouver Councilor Geoff Meggs. Vancouver Section Chair Mazana Armstrong recognized and called on each of the Centennial Sponsors in order to thank them for their support.
The event was a great success, check out their great events http://vancouver.ieee.ca/celebrationCeremony
IEEE International Conference on Communications
Date: June 10-15, 2012
Since 1965 the IEEE International Conference on Communications has been one of the flagship conferences of the IEEE Communications Society. IEEE ICC brings together the world's leaders, scientists, policy makers from industry and academia. The IEEE Ottawa Section is proud to host IEEE ICC 2012 Conference and Exhibition from 10-15 June 2012 where recent advances in the field of communications will be presented.
The theme of the conference is "CONNECT o COMMUNICATE o COLLABORATE". For participants it promises to stimulate the scientific exchange of ideas, the identification of future trends in communications, and the illumination of business opportunities. The conference program will feature 12 technical symposia, 16 industrial forums, keynote presentations, several workshops, and tutorials.
For general conference information please visit:http://www.ieee-icc.org/2012
2012 IEEE International Systems Conference
Date: March 19-23, 2012
The theme of the IEEE International Systaems Conference is Engineering of Complex Systems, to include Systems-of-systems, Systems Engineering, Systems Integration, and Systems Thinking.
The IEEE Systems Council facilitates interactions among communities of interest on system-level problems and applications. System-level thinking is essential in the world today, not only for technical systems but also for society at large. The Council addresses the discipline of systems engineering, including the issues and complexities of system-level and system-of-systems applications, focusing on the total systems effectiveness of complex integrated systems of national and global significance.
All IEEE Conferences in Canada
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