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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:

 

Section Anniversaries in 2012-13

Monday, July 9th, 2012

The following Sections will be celebrating significant anniversaries in 2012:

  • 50 years: Boise
  • 50 years: Central Washington

The following Sections will be celebrating significant anniversaries in 2013:

  • 100 years: Spokane

In addition 2013 will be the 50th year since partitioning the original Los Angeles Section (formed in May 1908) into these Sections:

Buenaventura
Central Coast
Coastal LA
Foothill
Metropolitan Los Angeles
Orange County
San Fernando Valley

Congratulations to all current and past officers and volunteers whose dedication has kept IEEE going in these Sections for all these years.

Sections Founding Dates

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Region 6 Sections by date founded.

Date Section
19-Jan-1904 SEATTLE
23-Dec-1904 SAN FRANCISCO (1975 spun off SFBAC Sections)
18-May-1908 LOS ANGELES – (1963 split into LA COUNCIL (LAC) Sections)
18-May-1909 OREGON
14-Feb-1913 SPOKANE
9-Mar-1917 UTAH
24-Jun-1931 MONTANA
18-Jan-1939 SAN DIEGO
22-Mar-1941 PHOENIX
7-May-1947 SACRAMENTO VALLEY
6-Apr-1948 ALBUQUERQUE
23-Apr-1948 RICHLAND
1-Mar-1949 CHINA LAKE-BAKERSFIELD (LAC)
28-Feb-1950 HAWAII
1-Apr-1956 TUCSON
10-May-1956 ALAMOGORDO-HOLLOMAN
14-Nov-1956 FORT HUACHUCA
5-Apr-1957 EASTERN IDAHO
10-Sep-1958 ALASKA
20-Nov-1987 ALASKA – FAIRBANKS Subsection
21-Apr-1960 LAS VEGAS
06-Jun-1962 BOISE
01-Sep-1962 CENTRAL WASHINGTON
22-Apr-1963 BUENAVENTURA (LAC)
22-Apr-1963 CENTRAL COAST (LAC)
22-Apr-1963 COASTAL LOS ANGELES
22-Apr-1963 FOOTHILL (LAC)
22-Apr-1963 METROPOLITAN LOS ANGELES (LAC)
22-Apr-1963 ORANGE COUNTY
22-Apr-1963 SAN FERNANDO VALLEY (LAC)
25-Nov-1974 EASTERN MONTANA
3-Jan-1975 SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA COUNCIL (SFBAC)
3-Jan-1975 OAKLAND-EAST BAY (SFBAC)
3-Jan-1975 SANTA CLARA VALLEY (SFBAC)
10-Aug-1984 SANTA CLARA VALLEY – MONTEREY BAY Subsection (SFBAC)
29-May-1975 LOS ALAMOS/NORTHERN NEW MEXICO
18-Nov-1983 NORTHERN NEVADA
21-Jun-1996 WESTERN MONTANA
18-Nov-2004 PALOUSE