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- IN THIS ISSUE:
JUST THE FACTS?
- OFFICER CONTACT
IEEE IDENTITY STANDARDS
AND MASTER BRAND
- ARE YOU SIGNING UP?
- SOCIETIES AND COUNCILS LEARN
TO USE HOTFOOT
- CALLING ALL COMSOC CHAPTER
- TECHNICAL SYMPOSIA GRANTS
- THE DISTINGUISHED LECTURER
PROGRAM GOES ELECTRONIC
- MEET OUR NEW STAFF
- HAS ANYTHING
- CONTACT INFORMATION
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- JUST THE
- Are you interested in IEEE facts and figures? Do you need
- statistics for your volunteer work? If so, then you'll be
- know the 1999 and 2000 versions of the "Annual Report of the
- "The Annual Statistics of the IEEE" are now available on the
Web. The IEEE
- Annual Report of the Secretary contains year-end membership
- The Annual Statistics of the IEEE contains year-end membership
- as well as information for all organizational units within the
- IEEE members with a Web account can view the Annual Statistics
- information, contact Cindy Poko, Corporate Activities, at
To establish an IEEE Web account, go to
- OFFICER CONTACT
- The IEEE Geographic Roster, providing contact information for
- Section, Council, Chapter, and Student Branch volunteer
- available on the web for IEEE volunteers. The roster can be
- Volunteers can access the data using their IEEE web account
- 1) their name appears in the roster, or
- 2) they are a member of the IEEE Executive Committee, the IEEE
- Activities Board or its committees, or
- 3) a member of the IEEE Technical Activities Board or an
- Society/Chapter Coordinator.
- For more information, please contact mailto:email@example.com.
- IEEE IDENTITY
STANDARDS AND MASTER BRAND
- The IEEE Identity Standards, which provide specifications for
use of the
- IEEE Master Brand, are now available on the Web at
- Master Brand is the logo ("kite") and the letters I-E-E-E to
the right. By
- adhering to these Standards, the IEEE can enhance the image of
- organization and protect ownership of the Master Brand. The
- include such details as location, color, minimum size and
- are some highlights:
- · Minimum size: 1 1/8 in. (28 mm) wide and 3/8 in.
high (at the top of
- the "kite")
- · The Master Brand must be placed prominently on all
- print and electronic.
- · The IEEE Master Brand can be used for IEEE business
- The slogan "Networking the World" is no longer in use.
Transition to the
- new Identity Standards has already begun. The new Master Brand
- implemented on any newly designed materials or by 31 December
- whichever is sooner.
- Electronic images of the IEEE Master Brand may be downloaded
- information on the use of the IEEE Master Brand, contact Bill
or call +1 732 562 3966.
- ARE YOU SIGNING
- Thank you to the many Sections that have submitted signature
cards on their
- local bank accounts to the IEEE Operations Center for
inclusion of the IEEE
- Staff Director of Financial Services, as a signer on the
- account. This is in response to the request to have all
- with IEEE Policy and Procedures. Please note that compliance
- outside the U.S. is subject to local laws and regulations.
- bank account status will be reviewed individually by staff, in
- with the local volunteers. Concentration bank accounts are
- compliant with the signature card requirement.
- Signature cards for Section bank accounts will be a
prerequisite in order
- to release the 2002 rebate payments (based on 2001 activity).
- are twofold:
- 1. To give IEEE the ability to demonstrate to the IRS and its
- auditors that it has appropriate financial controls in
- 2. To provide access to IEEE accounts in an emergency
situation where the
- local signers are no longer available.
- Please review your bank accounts to ensure that a signature
card is on file
- with the IEEE Operations Center in Piscataway. If not, please
- bank and send the signature card
- to: David Galicki, IEEE Tax Compliance, 445 Hoes Lane,
Piscataway NJ 08855.
- The card should be signed and mailed back within two weeks of
- more information, contact Dave at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.
- cooperation on this important topic is greatly
- IEEE TECHNICAL
SOCIETIES AND COUNCILS LEARN TO USE HOTFOOT
- Representatives of 19 technical Societies and Councils
attended the 2001
- Societies WebEd Workshop, held 21-22 April at Alexandria, VA,
- by the IEEE Foundation, the workshop was designed by the
- Activities Board Society Education Committee (EAB SEC),
chaired by Saifur
- Lively and collegial, the Societies gave a summary of their
- future plans for educational outreach. Lyle Feisel, EAB VP,
- vision of education as a member benefit, and EA staff and
- presented information on production support available to the
- The workshop included a hands-on session where attendees
learned tips and
- tricks of using Hotfoot software to record and compress
- audio-PowerPoint presentations. A complimentary copy of the
- supplied by the EAB SEC.
- The attendees agreed to contribute an audio-PowerPoint
tutorial to the IEEE
- Professional Development Institute by 15 September. The top
- submissions will win a cash prize for their Societies. The
first prize is
- For more information on Educational Activities and the
- CALLING ALL
COMSOC CHAPTER CHAIRS!!
- Attend, Participate, and Network
- The first ComSoc Global Chapter Chairs Congress, GCCC 2001, is
- months away. Mark your calendars for Sunday, 24 November -
- November 2001. The Congress, chaired and co-chaired by Ron
- Lin-Shan Lee, will be held in San Antonio, Texas, USA, in
- GLOBECOM 2001.
- GCCC 2001 will include sessions covering topics affecting all
- funding, chapter support, lecture tours, etc). Don't miss your
- participate in an incredible learning forum and networking
- Watch for further announcements here and in the IEEE
- Magazine's Global Communications Newsletter.
- If you have any questions, contact your ComSoc Regional
Director or Kathy
- Worthman at mailto:email@example.com.
SYMPOSIA GRANTS STILL AVAILABLE
- Still available! -- limited funding for a pilot program for
- Symposia grants of up to $500 for the year 2001, as approved
by the IEEE
- Regional Activities Board. The purpose of the program is to
- geographic units to provide an opportunity for members to
- more intensive technical presentations than is possible in a
- meeting, but short of a full-scale conference.
- For answers to questions or a list of symposia proposal
- contact Tracy Hawkins at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.
- THE DISTINGUISHED LECTURER PROGRAM GOES
- The Electronic Distinguished Lecturer Program is now available
on the web
- and from a CD-ROM lending library. This pilot program was
designed to help
- Chapters include more technical content in meetings at minimal
- Each lecture is recorded in Spanish or English and consists of
- Slides and a 45 minute spoken lecture. The lectures will be
- June 2001 at http://www.ieee.org/organizations/tab/dlmain.html.
- The three lectures currently available are:
- * "Power Control for Wireless Data" David Goodman -
- * "Restructuring and Its Impact on the Cost and Reliability of
- Power Systems" John A. Casazza - Power Engineering
- * "Project Management: High-Impact Techniques for Any Effort"
- - Engineering Management Society.
- Requests are being taken by the CD-ROM Lending library for
- viewing the on-line lecture is not feasible. A CD-ROM of a
- lecture(s) will be sent, upon request, to any Chapter
- Chapter Chair. Send inquiries to mailto:email@example.com.
- indicate Spanish or English, the lecture title, and a mailing
- submitting a request.
- Do you want information on the regular Distinguished Lecturer
- list of the Societies sponsoring programs will be
automatically returned to
- you when you send an email to: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.
- MEET OUR NEW STAFF MEMBER
- April Nakamura has joined the IEEE Society General Activities
- the position of Society Chapter Coordinator. Before joining
- General Activities, she spent three years in the IEEE LEOS
- as a Publication Coordinator.
- April's goals for the coming months include updating the
- Funding Guide, identifying and providing Chapter Development
- and updating the Chapter homepage in addition to writing the
- Chapter Briefs. Send email to mailto:email@example.com
if you need for
- information for the improvement of a Society Chapter or if you
- suggestion that will benefit Society Chapters.
- HAS ANYTHING CHANGED?
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