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1 IEEE Membership Its Mission. Its Benefits. The Organization WNC Section Meeting Thursday May 11 Speakers Jim Erickson Jim Corr Fred Orland Bob Pettigrew AJ Burke Rick Taylor

2 VISION To advance global prosperity by fostering technological innovation, enabling members' careers and promoting community worldwide. MISSION The IEEE promotes the engineering process of creating, developing, integrating, sharing, and applying knowledge about electro and information technologies and sciences for the benefit of humanity and the profession. IEEE Vision / Mission

3 l Benefits of IEEE Membership l Special Interest Memberships l IEEEthe Organization Todays Discussion …

4 Benefits of IEEE Membership

5 The Value of IEEE Membership Knowledge... staying current with the fast changing world of technology Community … unparalleled networking opportunities, and the buying power into low, members-only rates on benefits and services Profession … empowering members to build their careers, and giving back to society Other … insurance, financial, home & office and travel services

6 IEEE e-Mail Alias - immediate IEEE identity - virus protection and spam filtering IEEE Sections, Student Branches, and Technical Chapters - local, face-to-face meetings - network with others in the local membership community - engage with others through informative technical meetings - recognition of accomplishments Online Membership Directory (4Q-2006) - network locally, nationally or worldwide w/ 370,000 peers - searchable, and personalized Volunteering - opportunities that build leadership skills and networking opportunities Voting - electing the leadership of IEEE Professional Networking Member Benefits

7 Member Discounts / Reduced Rates Membership paying for itself - as much as 50% off IEEE products - registration discounts on 350+ conferences annually Additional Benefits (add-ons)… the power of volume purchasing*… Financial Services Insurance Services Home & Office Services Travel Services *Benefits vary by country

8 Member Benefits Career Development & Recognition Awards - recognizes the accomplishments of IEEE members Continuing Education Partners Program - up to a 10% discount on online degree programs Consultants Database - a service available for matching technical consultants with clients IEEE Job Site, Career Alert - locate career opportunities easily and confidentially - a weekly email newsletter containing career advice Scholarships - enhance your resume with an IEEE scholarship Todays Engineer - monthly webzine for U.S. members devoted to the issues affecting IEEE members careers

9 Member Benefits Career Development & Recognition Conferences IEEE sponsors more than 300 conferences and meetings and is involved in the technical program development of an additional 200 events around the world. l Learn l Meet l Present and Publish

10 Member Benefits Staying Technically Current IEEE Spectrum Magazine - Monthly, the award-winning IEEE Spectrum magazine explores the creation, application and implications of new technologies The Institute Newsletter - Monthly (4 print, 8 online), newsworthy IEEE activities both in professional and technical areas IEEE Potentials Magazine - 6 issues (online), the magazine for technology's rising, student innovators IEEE Xplore Digital Library - table-of-contents and abstracts (1.2- million documents) Whats New @ IEEE - Monthly news digest, 10 topics to choose from Additional Benefits (add-ons)… IEEE Member Digital Library Proceedings of the IEEE Conference Attendance at reduced rates IEEE Society Membership

11 Member Benefits Staying Technically Current Standards The IEEE is a leading developer of standards that underpin many of todays technologies. Our standards are developed in a unique environment that builds consensus in an open process based on input from all interested parties. With nearly 1,300 standards either completed or under development, we are a central source of standardization in both traditional and emerging fields, particularly telecommunications, information technology and power generationstandards

12 Member Benefits Staying Technically Current Other Publications l Ready Notes l Publications for < $19.00 ea. l Check it @ l E-B00KS l Download publications for < $5.00 ea. l Check it @

13 Member Benefits Staying Technically Current IEEE Survey Publications are great –But way too expensive! IEEE Explore –Make IEEE Xplore part of the membership, one member wrote. I would not use it often, but on occasion I would love to have access to articles in IEEE publications and conference proceedings. The free access could be limited, for example, to no more than five to 10 publications a month. Heavy users would pay for their extra burden on the service. –Another offered up the iTunes model of charging 99 cents a download. Offer dirt-cheap prices to download technical publications, so I could casually read them to broaden my technical skills. Right now I have to be darn certain a publication is going to be directly useful to consider buying it. –Last week: One month FREE trial!

14 Member Benefits Career Advice & Strategy Career Navigator: Career and Employment features Whats NEW at IEEE ( ) Subscribe to these free monthly email updates designed to provide you with the latest news regarding IEEE activities, industry trends, career development tips, and new IEEE product releases. IEEE USAs Eye on Washington bi-monthly at: IEEE-USA Todays Engineer (on-line) monthly at; ( ) Engineers Guide to Influencing Public Policy -- A collection of how-to advice and suggestions on effective lobbying, which offers useful tips to help IEEE members advance the IEEE-USA Legislative Agenda and influence public policy on issues of concern. WWW: Government Fellowships -- Information on IEEE-USA's Congressional Fellowship and Engineering and Diplomacy Fellow Programs, including announcements, qualifications, application deadlines and procedures, and a listing of past Fellows. WWW:

15 Member Benefits Career Advice & Strategy Washington Internships for Students of Engineering (WISE ) -- Summer internships for third-fifth year U.S. engineering students interested in studying how technology policy is made. IEEE-USA, the IEEE Technical Activities Board, and the IEEE Life Member Committee co-sponsors IEEE participation in this multi-society program. IEEE-USA hosts the official WISE home page. WWW: http://www.wise-intern.org Government Appointments -- IEEE USA's Government Appointments page provides information on how U.S. IEEE members seeking appointment to state and federal policy, regulatory, and advisory positions can obtain the endorsement and assistance of IEEE-USA. WWW: Employment and Career Strategies Forum – The IEEE-USA Employment & Careers Services Committee welcomes you to the new virtual community where members can network and collaborate with one another on employment and career strategies. This community will provide you with discussion groups, chat rooms and resource files. WWW:

16 Member Benefits Career Advice & Strategy Employment Assistance Page – A list of resources available to benefit U.S. IEEE members who are unemployed or anticipating an involuntary career transition, including a host of on-line resources for career planning and job search opportunities. WWW: Employment and Career Strategies Forum – The IEEE-USA Employment & Careers Services Committee welcomes you to the new virtual community where members can network and collaborate with one another on employment and career strategies. This community will provide you with discussion groups, chat rooms and resource files. WWW: Consultants Services Page – A reference for IEEE members in the consulting field, this link is a library of consulting news. WWW: Entrepreneurs Resources – This resource for the aspiring entrepreneur provides contact information for local IEEE Entrepreneurs Networks, notices of useful IEEE publications, and links to on-line resources ranging from investment capital sources to intellectual property protection. WWW:

17 Member Benefits Career Advice & Strategy American Association of Engineering Societies – IEEE-USA coordinates IEEEs involvement in the American Association of Engineering Societies, a federation of over 20 engineering societies joined together to enhance the engineering profession and the strength of its collective voice in Washington, DC. AAES also collects and publishes engineering salary surveys and workforce data through its Engineering Workforce Commission. WWW: http://www.aaes.org More IEEE NEWSLETTERS IEEE Newsletters - Free ( ) IEEE Spectrum Career Alert(weekly) IEEE Spectrum Tech Alert(biweekly) IEEE-USA's Eye on Washington(monthly) The Institute Online Alert (bimonthly) What's New for Libraries (monthly) What's New for Students(monthly) What's New in Circuits (monthly) What's New in Communications(monthly) What's New in Computing(monthly) What's New in Signal Processing(monthly) What's New in Power (monthly) What's New in Wireless (monthly)

18 Member Benefits IEEE Career and Employment Resources

19 Member Benefits IEEE Career and Employment Resources Employment Navigator collects five million job leads from 160,000 Web sites and places them in a single searchable database. Provides tools for members to: Quickly connect to hiring employers Build and send effective resumes Link to salary benchmarking and other career resources Benefits: Access to unpublished corporate job listings Locate hard-to-find positions that never leave corporate Web sites; an estimated 30 percent of jobs in the database Assess the market for opportunities in your field (locally or nationally) Identify potential new opportunities that match your skills Identify who's hiring in your target location(s) Time savings Have access to features such as: Job Search Tools Resume Builder & Storage Resume Blast Job Description Look Up Salary & Career Resources Employment Navigator: $ 50 for 6 months access.

20 Member Benefits IEEE Career and Employment Resources Consultants & Entrepreneurs Consultants' Services Entrepreneurs' Networks IEEE Financial Programs Students Jobs and Internships Scholarships IEEE Student Concourse Planning Your Career Job Seekers IEEE Job Site IEEE-USA Employment Navigator Computer Engineering/Science Jobs Jobs for Women Engineers Jobs Outside the U.S. Search IEEE Classified Ads Career Info from IEEE Spectrum IEEE-USA Salary Service Plan & Manage Your Career U.S. Employer Database IEEE-USA Career Navigator IEEE-USA's Employment & Career Services Virtual Community Employers & Recruiters IEEE Jobsite IEEE-USA Salary Database Find a Consultant

21 Member Benefits IEEE Career and Employment Resources Related Links Licensure & Registration (US) Find a Technical Conference Find a Technical Interest Area IEEE Education Resources & Services Other Career Resources IEEE Online Catalog and Store Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Guide to Lifelong Employability IEEE-USA Today's Engineer Job Openings at IEEE NJ Operations Ctr - Full Time NJ Operations Ctr - Part-time Temporary & Summer Interns New York Openings Washington DC & California Openings How to apply Directions to NJ Operations Center Employee Benefits

22 Member Benefits IEEE Career and Employment Resources IEEE JOB SITE ( ) Search Job listings: ( Free to IEEE Members ) Keyword Location Employer Full time / Part time / Contract / Internship / Temporary Create a Profile: The benefits of creating a profile are: Online Job Application and Resume Management tools Results of your job search can be e-mailed directly to you You can create folders to store jobs that interest you receive mailings from IEEE with special announcements of job opportunities, new features, and/or job fair/networking events, etc. Online Job Posting Options OPTION 1 - If you need to post fewer than four jobs: Post a Job Now using your Credit Card Only $205 for 30 Days.Post a Job Now OPTION 2 - Create an Account with the IEEE Job Site to receive a price quote on a job posting package that's right for your hiring needs:

23 Member Benefits IEEE Career and Employment Resources SALARY SERVICE ( ) IEEE-USA Salary Service... The newest career-management tool for IEEE members! To obtain free access to the Service, you just need to complete or update your Salary Survey. Click on this link to take the 2006 IEEE-USA Salary Survey. 2006 IEEE-USA Salary Survey

24 Member Benefits IEEE Career and Employment Resources CONSULTANTS ( ) Consultants Database Client Postings Fee survey – current rates for professional services Consultant Services Entrepreneurs' Village IEEE-USA Consultants Database Users' Group IEEE-USA Salary Service, Member Version, Now Available Online WNC Local Consultants Network Web site @ Membership $30 per year

25 Member Benefits IEEE Career and Employment Resources Products/ServicesProducts/Services (links at ) Salary Service Salary Survey Engineers Guide to Lifelong Employability Engineering Licensure Engineering Ethics P.E. Video & CD Rom Review Courses CAMIndex Professional Guidelines Series Other PublicationsSalary ServiceSalary SurveyEngineers Guide to Lifelong EmployabilityEngineering LicensureEngineering EthicsP.E. Video & CD RomReview CoursesCAMIndexProfessional Guidelines SeriesOther Publications

26 Member Benefits IEEE Career and Employment Resources What is Expert Now IEEE? A Continuing Education Resource for Technical Professionals Features the best of IEEEs educational content delivered in one-hour long online learning modules. The latest information on emerging technologies and seminal works presented at the best of IEEEs conference tutorials, short courses and workshops. Available 24x7 worldwide. ( )

27 Member Benefits Career Development & Recognition IEEE Life Membership The member must be at least 65 years of age and has been a member of IEEE or one of its predecessor societies for such a period that the sum of his/her age and his/her years of membership equals or exceeds 100 years. Benefits of IEEE Life Membership Dues and regional assessments are waived for a Life member. For qualifying Life members, Society fees are waived. Individuals may receive reduced member rates at IEEE sponsored conferences. The individual registration fee for retired members and for Life Members must be no more than that for Students." Life Members continue to receive the same to other IEEE members, including IEEE Insurance Program. Active Life Membership shall be reinstated, with no loss of continuity of membership upon notification that the Life Member confirms that the services/publication(s) and/or distribution of an election ballot are still desired. IEEE Life Member Affinity Groups. Life Member Fund Grants. l IEEE Life Member Newsletters - semi-annually.

28 Member Benefits Career Development & Recognition Professional Engineer (PE) IEEE is an Authorized Provider of CEUs through The International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACE) and has adopted IACET guidelines and criteria for all its continuing professional development programs IEEE Offers P.E. Review CD-ROM to prepare for the exams

29 Benefits of Licensure Regardless of the career path you choose to take, there are a number of practical considerations concerning licensure of which you should be aware: l Only a licensed engineer may prepare, sign and seal, and submit engineering plans and drawings to a public authority for approval, or seal engineering work for public and private clients. l Licensure for individuals who wish to pursue a career as a consulting engineer or a private practitioner is not something that is merely desirable; it is a legal requirement for those who are in responsible charge of work, be they principals or employees. l Licensure for engineers in government has become increasingly significant. Many federal, state, and municipal agencies require that certain governmental engineering positions, particularly those considered higher level and responsible positions, be filled only by licensed professional engineers. l For those considering a career in education, many states have been increasingly requiring that those individuals teaching engineering must be licensed. Exemptions to state laws are under attack, and in the future, those in education, as well as industry and government, may need to be licensed to practice. Also, licensure helps educators prepare students for their future in engineering l With the growing complexity and the increasing diversity of modern construction processes and techniques, the engineer in construction must readily be able to communicate and exchange ideas and views with other licensed design engineers

30 Benefits of Licensure l For those pursuing careers in industry, licensure has recently taken on increased meaning with heightened public attention concerning product safety, environmental issues, and design defects. Employers have found it advantageous to identify to the courts and the public those employees who have met at least a minimum level of competence l Engineers in the military must have the credentials to stay with the service in the face of downsizing or to make the transition to the private sector. l The scope of engineering practice is constantly changing, and engineering activities that may be exempt today may eventually shift into a practice area that one day requires a license (for example, research and development may find practical application in the facilities design/construction process, requiring the practitioner to be licensed). l State engineering boards are increasingly seeking and obtaining the authority to impose civil penalties against unlicensed individuals who unlawfully engage in the practice of engineering. l Engineers must adapt to a rapidly changing workplace-restructuring, downsizing, outsourcing, privatization, and re-engineering. Engineers should prepare to make the transition into a consulting relationship with former employers and clients in the event of a corporate outsourcing and respond if their corporation decides to bring design and engineering services in-house. Only by becoming licensed can an engineer perform the broad scope of engineering services within an area of competence as defined under state law. Borrowed from: NSPE @

31 Member Benefits - Introduction of engineering and technology to young people worldwide Education Activities -enabling low- cost student membership

32 Member Benefits Volunteering & Giving Back to Society Volunteering Developing critical, non-technical skills that enable you to be more effective

33 Member Benefits Bringing it all together… myIEEE l Connect with your local IEEE Section l Desktop navigation w/personalized benefit access l Society memberships and conference updates l Latest news from IEEE Spectrum, IEEE Standards, and The institute l Direct and seamless access into membership account l Addition of online membership directory in 4Q-2006

34 Special Interest Memberships

35 IEEE Society membership enhances the benefits of IEEE membership 39 Societies representing a full spectrum of technical interests Society Membership l Subscriptions and online content l Local technical chapters l Network w/ innovators, experts, and practitioners l Volunteering opportunities l Technical committees l Journal editors l Member-only rates on additional publications

36 l Instrumentation & Measurement l Intelligent Transportation Systems l Lasers & Electro-Optics l Magnetics l Microwave Theory & Techniques l Nuclear & Plasma Sciences l Oceanic Engineering l Power Electronics l Power Engineering l Product Safety Engineering l Professional Communication l Reliability l Robotics & Automation l Signal Processing l Society on Social Implications of Technology l Solid-State Circuits l Systems, Man, & Cybernetics l Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, & Frequency Control l Vehicular Technology Society Membership l Aerospace & Electronic Systems l Antennas & Propagation l Broadcast Technology l Circuits & Systems l Communications l Components, Packaging, & Manufacturing Technology l Computer l Computational Intelligence (formerly Neural Networks) l Consumer Electronics l Control Systems l Dielectrics & Electrical Insulation l Education l Electromagnetic Compatibility l Electron Devices l Engineering in Medicine & Biology l Engineering Management l Geoscience & Remote Sensing l Industrial Electronics l Industry Applications l Information Theory

37 Society Committees Electric Machinery Energy Development & Power Generation Hydroelectric Power Subcommittee (EDPG) International Practices Subcommittee (EDPG) Insulated Conductors Nuclear Power Engineering Policy Development and Coordination Power Engineering Education Power System Analysis, Computing and Economics Computing and Analytical Methods Subcommittee (PSACE) Distribution System Analysis Subcommittee (PSACE) Intelligent Systems Subcommittee (PSACE) Reliability, Risk and Probability Applications Subcommittee (PSACE) System Economics Subcommittee (PSACE Electric MachineryEnergy Development & Power GenerationHydroelectric Power SubcommitteeInternational Practices SubcommitteeInsulated ConductorsNuclear Power EngineeringPolicy Development and CoordinationPower Engineering EducationPower System Analysis, Computing and EconomicsComputing and Analytical Methods SubcommitteeDistribution System Analysis SubcommitteeIntelligent Systems SubcommitteeReliability, Risk and Probability Applications SubcommitteeSystem Economics Subcommittee Power Engineering Society

38 Society Committees Power System Communications Power System Dynamic Performance Power System Operations Power System Planning and Implementation Power System Relaying Stationary Battery Substations Surge Protective Devices Switchgear Transformers Transmission & Distribution Capacitor Subcommittee (T&D) Distribution Subcommittee (T&D)Power System CommunicationsPower System Dynamic PerformancePower System OperationsPower System Planning and ImplementationPower System RelayingStationary BatterySubstationsSurge Protective DevicesSwitchgearTransformersTransmission & DistributionCapacitor SubcommitteeDistribution Subcommittee

39 Committee Structure l B Advisory CommitteeAdvisory Committee l C Systems Protection SubcommitteeSystems Protection Subcommittee l D Line Protection SubcommitteeLineProtection Subcommittee l H Communications SubcommitteeCommunicationsSubcommittee l I Relaying Practices SubcommitteeRelaying Practices Subcommittee l J Rotating Machinery SubcommitteeRotating Machinery Subcommittee l K Substation Protection SubcommitteeSubstation Protection Subcommittee Power System Relaying

40 I01 Understanding Microprocessor-Based Technology Applied to Relaying I02 Terminology Review I03 Microprocessor-Based Relay Firmware Control I04 IEC Standards Advisory I05 Trial-Use Standard for Low Energy Inputs to Protective Relays I06 Revision of C37.90 - Relay Electrical Power Apparatus I07 Guide for the Application of Rogowski Coils used for Protective Relating Purposes I08 Application of Optical Sensor Systems I09 Revision of C37.105 - Standard for Qualifying Class 1E Relays and Auxiliaries for Nuclear Power Plants Working Groups Relaying Practices Subcommittee

41 l Individual Membership l Unlimited balloting l IEEE-SA news l IEEE-SA Member Central l Member discounts l Voting Rights, IEEE-SA governance l Corporate Membership l Corporate Forum l Corporate Advisory Group l Online Community l Complimentary Individual memberships l Voting Rights, IEEE-SA governance IEEE Standards Association A standards program that serves the global needs of industry, government, and the public. Full range of standards services to support standards development job work.

42 Mission – to facilitate the development of programs and activities that promote the entry into and retention of women in engineering programs. An opportunity for members to network at the local level. 90+ local groups worldwide l RECOGNIZES women's outstanding achievements in electrical and electronics engineering through IEEE Awards nominations. l ORGANIZES receptions at major technical conferences to enhance networking and to promote membership in WIE. l ADVOCATES women in leadership roles in IEEE governance and career advancement for women in the profession. l PROVIDES assistance with the formation of new WIE Affinity Groups and supports ongoing activities. l PROMOTES IEEE Member Grade advancement for women to the grades of Senior Member and Fellow. l FACILITATES the development of programs and activities that promote the entry into and retention of women in engineering programs. l ADMINISTERS the IEEE Student-Teacher and Research Engineer/Scientist (STAR) Program to mentor young women in junior and high schools. IEEE Women in Engineering

43 Benefits of IEEE Membership l Keeps you technically current l Grows your professional network locally and internationally l Access to in-person technical forums l Members-only discountsIEEE products, conferences, and insurance coverage l Provides tools for career development and advancement l Developing critical, non-technical skills that enable you to be more effective l Opportunities to volunteer, and give back to society Special Interest Memberships l Expands the scope and depth of your technical knowledge l Extends your professional network l Influence the direction and application of technology through standards development l Promotes the entry into and retention of women in engineering programs IEEEthe Organization l The worlds largest technical professional association l Local and global l World-renowned standards body l Sponsors 350+ conferences annually l Publisher of 1/3 of the worlds literature on electro-technology l 100+ years of heritage Thank you! Questions ?

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