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1 2014 IEEE Asia-Pacific Committee Meeting Name: Om Perkash & Pasan Pethiyagode Committee: Student Activities Committee March 1, 2014 Kuching, Malaysia

2 Student Activities Committee Objectives 1.Understand the needs of student members in region and create student activities to engage them for better future 2.Increase student membership in growing countries and collaborate with GOLD for successful transition of students 3.Increase interaction between Region to Sections ad Sections to Student branches Projects / Tasks 1.Coordinate regular award/recognition activities 2.Establish sub-region wide student networks and provide platform to student members in order to increase the collaboration between Region->Section, Section->SBs, SBs - > Students / volunteers 3.Re-activate and Re-engage student branches who are inactive to encounter the problem of student retention and inactive student branches. Project / Task Measurable Project 1 a.Number of inputs b.Quality of submissions/winners c.Recognition and feedback of new ventures d.New website to support these initiatives and provide information in innovative way Project 2 a.Number of GSMs/STMs b.Number/quality of coordinated IEEE student events c.Amount of information exchanged through the framework d.Online survey of student members regarding understanding of/satisfaction to IEEE Project 3 a.Number of student branches re-activated b.Number of new student members joined c.Number of years SB continued to remain active d.Measure retention rate over 3 years span Committee Structure 1.Chair: Om Perkash 2.Members:Pasan Pethiyagode, Prof. Takao Onoye, Arjun Pillai, Arjun Narain, ManZhang, Esther Ling, Sai Ram Budget 1.Project 1: $3,500 2.Project 2: $3,000 3.Project 3: $2,000 4.Travel Expense: $6,500 (RSAC$3,500+RSR$3,000) Total Proposed Budget: $15,000 (RSAC+RSR) Timeline 1.Project 1: Completion by December Project 2: Completion by December Project 3: Completion by December 2014

3 Student Membership Statistics (Jan 2014) 2014 January R10 Total Membership: 115,337 –54,540 (47.28%) are Students % increase!  In 2013: 48,153 (45%) were Students 54,540 Total Student membership –16,581 GSM members –37, 959 Student members 126, 541 Global Student Membership –54,540 (43%) are in R10  2013: 41%. –29% is the Global Average of Students in Regions  22% in 2013

4 Student Branches Statistics (Dec 2013) 2,516 Global Student Branches –1059 (42%) Student Branches belongs to R10  In 2013: 949 Student Branches (40%) belongs to R10 –400+ Student Branches have <10 members –200+ Student Branches have 0 members We need help. Please attend Student Retention Workshop tomorrow to know how to counter this issue!

5 A few Questions? Fact: We have approximately 50% student members. What percentage of Section budget you spent on students? How many executive committee members you have in your Section? –SAC? –SSR? Student members are future of your Section. Please support the student activities in your Section

6 Appendices: Project 1 – Regular activities Project description: Regular award/competition activities How does this project help you meet your committee’s objectives?: Keep attracting attentions of student members as well as encouraging inputs to MGA level awards/competitions. Budget breakdown –Website competition& Exemplary SB$1,300 –Outstanding branch counselor award$ 300 –Operational expenses & web-domain$ 400 –IEEE Blog, Tweet & Video Contest$1,000 –GOLD/WIE collaborative initiatives$ 500 Project Milestones leading to completion: –Competition due dates (Mar) –Detailed collaborative ventures planning (Mar) –OBC due date (Sept) –New project execution (Nov) –Wrap-up (Dec)

7 Appendices: Project 2 – Student Networks Project description: GINI project completed it’s 5 years and activities initiated by GINI are now integrated into Student Activities by leveraging student networks. These student networks report to Sections / Council. How does this project help you meet your committee’s objectives?: Bottom-up network construction fits student activities including better understanding of IEEE membership value as well as recruiting new members. Budget breakdown: –Section / Council (country) level congress support $2,000 –New projects to engage students and benefit Section$1,000  Only Section supported activities will be supported Project Milestones leading to completion: –Detailed plan in each sub-region (April) –Selection of new sections (April) –Events coordinated (Nov), –Wrap-up and survey (Dec)

8 Appendices: Project 3 – Re-activating SBs and Increase Student Retention Project description: IEEE Region 10 has the highest number of inactive student branches among all the regions and also highest number of students not renewing their membership (retention). How does this project help you meet your committee’s objectives?: This project will focus on conducting activities to counter this problem directly. Supporting Student branches financially (in collaboration with Sections) will kick start and we will check if the model is working Budget breakdown: –Support 10 student branches financially in different Sections$2,000 Project Milestones leading to completion: –Identify potential student branches with Section (April) –Award some conditional money (Jun) –Provide on-going support and guidance (July), –Monitor progress (Dec)

9 Comparative Retention Rates Through the month of January, 23,386 of 94,041 student members had not renewed their membership –Student member retention is running behind last year by 1.3% –Graduate student retention is running behind by 9.6% Location Higher- Grade Graduate Students Undergrad Students Total Global 67.1%40.7%14.2%57.0% Regions %39.3%10.8%46.7% Region %30.4%6.7%39.9% Regions %43.7%26.5%68.0% Through January ‘14 …

10 Region 10 Student Membership Performance - through end of January 2014 REGION 10Opportunity# Renewal% Renewal Australian Capital Terr % Hong Kong Section % Shin-Etsu Section % Singapore Section % Sendai Section % Victorian Section % Macau Section % South Australia Section % Nagoya Section % Xian Section % Top 10 Student Retention Bottom 10 Student Retention REGION 10Opportunity# Renewal% Renewal Madras Section % Pune Section % Kerala Section % Karachi Section % Hyderabad Section % Lahore Section % Gujarat Section % Bombay Section % Islamabad Section % Delhi Section % Top 10 Student Recruitment Bottom 10 Stu Recruitment REGION % Year over Year Bangalore Section % Bombay Section % Madras Section % Delhi Section % Hyderabad Section % Kerala Section % Beijing Section % Uttar Pradesh Section % Sri Lanka Section % Malaysia Section % REGION % Year over Year New Zealand Central 220.0% Hiroshima Section % Sapporo Section 330.0% Kwangju Section 440.0% New Zealand South Section % Harbin Section % Shikoku Section % Taegu Section % Kharagpur Section % Sendai Section % Vietnam Section %

11 IEEE ResumeLab – An Added benefit for IEEE members specially students An online resource to that allows IEEE members to develop a resume or CV Numerous resume templates available. Members can also perform mock interviews using over 900 potential interview questions develop letters, portfolios, and skills assessments to use during the interview process information developed on IEEE ResumeLab is easily shared with potential employers, mentors, or colleagues via a personalized Web site. Benefits: –Resume or curriculum vitae (CV) –Letters and Portfolio –Skills assessment and Mock interview –Video resume

12 IEEE ResumeLab – An Added benefit for IEEE members specially students

13 Thank you and we look forward to speak to you at Poster Session!


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