IEEE Orlando Section Monthly

Vol. 51, No. 3 - March 2018


Advancing Technology for Humanity

IEEE Orlando Section Monthly - Vol. 51, No. 3 - March 2018

Section/Society Chapter/Affinity Group Events

Section News


Member Recognition

Employment Opportunities

IEEE Conferences/Annual Meetings/Courses/Sponsored Events

Non-IEEE News/Events

  • Mar. 28th: Florida State Science and Engineering Fair - Lakeland Civic Center. Volunteer Judges are still needed. Contact Nancy Besley at
  • May 15 - 16: International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) - Pittsburgh, PA at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Volunteer Judges are still needed. Contact Chuck Vukotich at

Other IEEE News/Events

Joint General IEEE Orlando Section Members Meeting & PES/IAS/PELS Technical Meeting

Technical Guest Speaker: Chris Lock, Solutions Operations Manager for Siemens Industry

Date: Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Social and Refreshments; 7:00 - 8:30 pm: Executive Committee Meeting

Place: The historic Dr. Phillips House at 135 N. Lucerne Circle in Downtown Orlando

Parking: The MAP is marked to show the locations for complimentary parking. We may park in front of the Dr. Phillips House and along one side of the street in front of the home. We may also park in the Parking Garage, 500 Delaney Avenue (the lower level or upper level). And we may also park behind the Dr. Phillips House in a lot under the overpass which is not shown on the map

Cost: Meeting attendance is free to all IEEE members and Non-IEEE members.

Web Ex: Join meeting in my WebEx Personal Room: | 921 397 998
Join by phone: 1-650-479-3208 Call-in toll number (US/Canada); 1-877-668-4493 Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada)
Access code: 921 397 998
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that this WebEx service allows audio and other information sent during the session to be recorded, which may be discoverable in a legal matter. By joining this session, you automatically consent to such recordings. If you do not consent to being recorded, discuss your concerns with the host or do not join the session.

RSVP: Deb Hall, .


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Call for Volunteers for Section Treasurer, Chapter Officers and Committee Officers

The Orlando Section is currently seeking volunteers for Section Treasurer, Chapter Officers and Committee Officers. Interested individuals should e-mail the Section Chair Deb Hall at, to schedule an information session and interview.

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Science Challenge

The Science Challenge is held each year as a follow-on to the county science fairs. The winners in each category are invited to take part in the Science Challenge. The event is held at the Orlando Science Center on Saturday, March 10th from 7:30 AM till 2 PM. A lunch is provided for the judges. The awards are presented on Saturday at 2 PM.

If you are interested please provide your name, and an e-mail address so we can contact you. A data package will be e-mailed to you mid February detailing all information for the Science Challenge.

I am looking forward to hearing from you and working with you on this project.

If you know anyone who would like to get involved judging this event or any other event, please forward this e-mail to them.

Marty Galassini, Judging Coordinator for the OSC Science Challenge or 407-349-9715.

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IEEE Member Discounts

Do you know what the IEEE Member Discounts program does for IEEE members? Here are some important facts about this program:

  • More than 70,000 IEEE members use at least one of the benefits in the Member Discounts program.
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  • Not all Member Discounts insurance plans and product discounts are available in every country; however, members can find many benefits available in a number of countries, with more being added each year. In fact, the insurance program now spans 84 countries!
  • Member Discounts are promoted at no cost to any member and more than $5.3 million in annual non-dues revenue from these programs benefit members worldwide.

Discover what IEEE Member Discounts can offer you. The Member Discounts portfolio consists of insurance products and programs for the home, office and travel, all at excellent group rates and reduced pricing. Visit IEEE Member Discounts to see what's available in your location and enjoy the savings.

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