IEEE Region 6 - Western US

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Photos from the San Diego Robotics Open House + The Future of Robotics IEEE Meetup

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016


Claude Shannon’s 100th Birthday

Friday, May 6th, 2016

The San Diego Section celebrated Claude Shannon‘s 100th Birthday 🎂 today.  This was led by the revitalized computer society chapter, WIE AG, communication society chapter, UCSD student branch and the Section at Qualcomm QRC bldg (Thank you Qualcomm Inc.)

Here are some photos from the event:


Carli Rodrigues named first place recruiter in the Western USA Region

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

This week Carli Rodrigues was named the first place recruiter in the Western USA Region by Denise Maestri, IEEE Member & Geographic Activities Member and Volunteer Engagement Manager.  Through her exceptional recruiting efforts in the IEEE Member-Get-a-Member (MGM) program during 2015 she earned the Las Vegas Section an additional award of $500.

The Section awards were created as a way to further encourage participation in the MGM program, and to help underwrite the Sections’ local programs and activities. As such, the top five MGM recruiters in each Region earn an additional award for their local Section.

Region 6 Fall Area Meeting Update – Tom Coughlin

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

R6 Fall Area Meeting - 2015

Here is a link to the slides Tom Coughlin presented at the recent Area Meetings.

Region Director Fall Meeting Briefing, 101715

2015 Women in Computing Summit – Oct. 1

Thursday, September 17th, 2015
2015 Women in Computing Summit
1 October 2015
Oracle Auditorium
Santa Clara, CA, USA

Join your peers at this professional development event and watch dynamic speakers light up the stage. Get the opportunity to learn about the latest advancements in computing technology, meet other women in computing, have an opportunity to hear from panelists on career options and network with others during the evening reception.

The 2015 Women in Computing Summit offers you and your team:

  •  A wide range of topics including Cybersecurity, Internet of Things Network Virtualization, Machine Learning, Linux Development, and so much more
  • Expert insight and hands on experience from top female technology leaders at the top technology companies – Oracle, Cisco, Ericssion, Nividia, Qualcomm, IBM, and Intel
  • A panel discussion on Career Path Choices with:
    • Genevieve Breed, Architecture Manager, NVIDIA
    • Leslie Summerfield, Human Resources Director, Ericsson
  • Access to top thought leaders to help you enhance your competitive position

 This global summit gives you the opportunity to learn and network with other professionals who share your interests.

Register today for the deeply discounted rate of US $30 (IEEE members, US $25). Registration includes, countless opportunities to engage with speakers, participants and fellow attendees. Lunch will be provided with a networking reception immediately following.

Interested in getting more involved through sponsorship please contact Nita Patel at

The 2015 Women in Computing Summit is hosted by:

IEEE: Advancing Techonology for Humanity IEEE Computer Society


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    IEEE Las Vegas Section Reception

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