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1 IEEE Honors Ceremony 2008 David Hodges, Awards Board Vice Chair IEEE November 2007 Meeting Series Boston, USA

2 Mission of the IEEE Awards Program Through its Awards Program, the IEEE advances the interests of its members by recognizing their contributions in advancing the fields of interest to IEEE to the benefit of society. The IEEE Awards Program honors members and other professionals for their service to society.

3 Main Objectives of the IEEE Awards Program Recognize outstanding achievements in electro and information technology Provide inspiration and role models Personalize achievements of the profession Improve the image and prestige of the IEEE

4 Annual IEEE Honors Ceremony IEEE Institute Medals are presented by the IEEE President at the annual IEEE Honors Ceremony. This ceremony is usually held Saturday evening at the June Meeting Series. Recent Years LocationApprox# of Attendees 2002 Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto Gaylord Opryland, Nashville Marriott Downtown, Kansas City Westfields Marriott, Chantilly (VA) Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis Loews, Philadelphia Convention Center, Quebec City with Sections Congress 08 Est. 1,200

5 Sections Congress 2008 IEEE Sections Congress is a triennial, 4-day event of Section leadership sponsored by the RAB. Hundreds of delegates from all 10 Regions participate to share ideas, concerns and solutions. 1,000 attendees are expected for SC2008.

6 2008 IEEE Honors Ceremony with SC08 20 September 2008Honors Ceremony Quebec City Convention Center September SC08 Quebec City Convention Center These two events last partnered in 1990, when SC was held in Toronto.

7 2008 IEEE Honors Ceremony with SC08 SC08 participants will be encouraged to attend the 2008 IEEE Honors Ceremony, hosted by 2008 IEEE President Lewis M. Terman. The Honors Ceremony theme is Innovating to Meet the Worlds Challenges.

8 2008 IEEE Honors Ceremony If you will be attending the Sections Congress, we cordially invite you to attend the IEEE Honors Ceremony. If you do not plan to attend SC08 but wish to join the Honors Ceremony, please let us know and we will send you invitation.

9 QUESTIONS? See you at Honors Ceremony 2008 September 20, 2008 Quebec City


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