IEEE Region 6 - Western US
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OpCom Meeting in Las Vegas – January 29-31

The annual Operations Commitee meeting for IEEE Region 6 is being held jointly with IEEE Region 4, the Executive Committee of Region 5, with participation from all IEEE regions welcome.  Region specific events are held until evening of Friday, January 29 and joint activities beginning Friday evening and running through through Sunday, January 31.

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————————————————-   AGENDA ————————————————–

NOTE: Revised January 28, 2016

Friday January 29, 2016 (Region 6 OpCom Meeting Day)

8:30 AM Breakfast

9:00 AM Call to Order

  • Introduction
  • Review and vote on budget

10:00 AM Presentation and Discussion of Region 6 Strategies

  • Positive 2016 Region 6 Membership Growth Plans
  • Region and Area meeting agendas and schedules
  • Chapter Recording Initiative
  • Corporate Outreach
  • Academic Outreach
  • Conference Plans for Region 6 (including remote conference access plans)
  • Web Site Plans
  • STEM and Student Activities
  • Awards plans for 2016
  • Micro-volunteering

12:00 PM Lunch and STEM Activities Awards

1:00 PM Committee Reports and Updates (brief, focus on current needs and initiatives)

  • Membership Development—Positive membership growth in 2016
  • PACE
  • Student Activities
  • Conferences
    1. SusTech (Gopi Krishnan)
    2. GHTC (Joe Decuir)
    3. Rising Stars (Mike Andrews and Tom Coughlin)
    4. Career Expo (Mike Andrews)
    5. Industry Summit (Mike Condry)
    6. Other Region 6 conferences (WIE Leadership Conference, others)
    7. New Conferences (Intellectual Property Conference, others)
  • Education
  • Electronic Communication
  • Social Media/Webcasts
  • SAMIEEE
  • WIE
  • Young Professionals
  • STEM Plans—Maker Faire, First Robotics, others
  • Pre-University
  • Awards and Recognition
  • Section/Chapter Report
  • Strategic Planning
  • Humanitarian Activities
  • Region Vitality
  • IEEE Engineering Milestones
  • 2017 Sections Congress

Liaison Committee Reports (written only, included in minutes)

  • Employment and Career Services
  • Life Member
  • Historian
  • Section Education
  • Admissions and Appointments
  • vTools
  • Medical Technology
  • Energy
  • Transportation
  • R&D
  • Intellectual Policy

3:00 PM Break

3:15 PM Region 6 Candidate Selection

4:15 PM Area/Section Breakouts, Region 6

  • Northeast Area
  • Northwest Area
  • Central Area
  • Southern Area
  • Southwest Area

5:15 PM Break

5:30 PM Regions Welcome, Introductions and Plans and Goals for the Weekend

5:50 PM Vincenzo Piuri, IEEE Technical Activities Former Vice President

6:00 PM Karen Bartelson, IEEE President Elect (Joint Regions)

6:15 PM Speaker S.K. Ramesh, VP of Educational Activities

6:30 PM R6/R4 Mixer and Reception

7:30 PM Multi-Region Supper (For Regions 4 and 6 OpCom and Region 5 Excom at The Buffet in the Excalibur Hotel, rest of attendees on your own with a mix of inter-region attendees)

 

Saturday January 30, 2015 (Joint Region Training Day)

7:30 AM Breakfast (on your own)

8:30 AM Region Section

Discussions (Section Leaders from Large, Medium and Small Sections meet and introduce themselves talking briefly about what their section does well and what their challenges are)

  • Large Sections (>1,000 members)
  • Medium Sections (1,000 to 500 members)
  • Small Sections (<500 members)

9:45 AM Break & 5 minute Ayijeum 2016 announcement from Region 10

10:00 AM Training Sessions:

Time Room 1 Room 2 Room 3
10:00 AM Running Conferences (Ed Perkins and Region 5) Integrated Chapter Meeting Recording

(John Walz and others)

Membership Development—growth for 2016

(Chris Wright)

11:30 PM Lunch Lunch Lunch
12:30 PM IEEE Humanitarian Activities (Derald Morgan and others) Integrated Chapter Meeting Recording

(John Walz and others)

ITCO and vTools

(Wole Akpose), part 1

2:00 PM Break Break Break
2:30 PM Running an Effective Section (Mike Andrews, Tom Papademos)  

WIE Session (organized by Bob Parro)

ITCO and vTools, part 2

(Wole Akpose)

4:00 PM Running an Effective Section (Mike Andrews, Tom Papademos)  

YP Session (organized by Bob Parro)

Membership Development—growth for 2016

(Chris Wright)

5:30 PM Break

5:45 PM Peter Eckstein, IEEE USA President

6:00 PM IEEE President Elect Candidate Dialog

6:25 PM IEEE USA President Elect Candidate Dialog

6:45 PM Multi-Region Dinner (on site) and

7:30 PM IEEE USA Awards Ceremony followed by Regions 4 and 6 awards

Reception Following

 

Sunday January 31, 2015 (Region Joint Training Day)

7:30 AM Breakfast (on your own)

8:00 AM Training Sessions:

Room 1 Room 2 Room 3
8:00 AM IEEE

Collabratec

(John Day?)

Running a Successful Corporate Liaison Program (Ram Sivaraman) Future Technology Directions (Tom Coughlin)
9:30 AM Break Break Break
9:45 AM IEEE

Collabratec

(John Day?)

Running a Successful Corporate Liaison Program (Ram Sivaraman) Disruptive Innovations in the IEEE (Diogo Monica)

 

11:15 AM Summary and Evaluation (includes sharing of section and chapter best practices and feedback on this joint event, all regions together) – let’s have some prizes for people that share, or for best ideas or successes

12:15 PM Lunch (on your own)

1:00 PM End

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