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1 Developing Nations e-Membership Option Overview for Staff Elyn Perez MGA Membership Development 20 July 2010

2 What is e-Membership? Everything that IEEE membership currently offers But no paper –Electronic acknowledgement pack and membership card –Electronic versions of print publications (Spectrum, The Institute) –Electronic renewal invoices Reduced annual base dues rate of $50 2 Slide 2

3 Who is eligible for e-Membership? Current and prospective IEEE members who reside in countries where the per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is $15,000 or less –As defined by the United Nations guidelines. –We take a 3-year average. –Currently affects 153 countries. Higher-grade membership only –Students not eligible –Special Circumstance discounts cant be applied to e-Membership Slide 3

4 Pricing Regional assessments will be charged with e- Membership the same as with Traditional –$50 base dues –$13 assessment in R8 –$4 in R9 –$5 in R10 –$2 in Jamaica Post-join or renew changes to membership type will be allowed in certain cases, but must be done thru the Contact Center (see chart next slide) 4 Slide 4

5 Business Rules e-Members will have full voting rights, and will receive voting materials electronically. e-Members will receive full consideration for grade elevation (e.g. Senior Member, Fellow, etc) –Years of service will count towards life membership. e-Members will be able to join any society they choose, at whatever pricing the society has available. –Special Circumstances can be claimed on Society memberships even when e-Membership is also selected. 5 Slide 5

6 Business Rules (cont) Students and GSMs are not eligible for e- Membership. Eligible HG members in these countries are not required to take e-Membership. Eligible HG members cannot claim Special Circumstances when they choose the e- Membership option. –Special Circumstances can still be applied to any additional Society memberships though. We will offer ½ year dues pricing for e- Membership. –$25 after 1 March Slide 6

7 List of Developing Nations, Alphabetical By Region 7 RegionCountry R3Jamaica R8Albania Algeria Angola Armenia Azerbaijan Belarus Benin Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cameroon Cape Verde Central African Republic Chad Congo Cote d Ivoire Croatia Democratic Republic of the Congo Djibouti Egypt Eritrea Ethiopia Gabon Gambia Georgia Ghana Guinea Guinea-Bissau Hungary Iran Iraq Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kosovo Kyrgyzstan Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Lithuania Madagascar Malawi Mali Mauritania Mauritius Moldova Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Namibia Niger Nigeria Occupied Palestinian Territory Poland Romania Russian Federation Rwanda Sao Tome and Principe Senegal Serbia Sierra Leone Slovakia Somalia South Africa Sudan Swaziland Tajikistan Togo Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Republic of Tanzania: Mainland United Republic of Tanzania: Zanzibar Uzbekistan Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe

8 List of Developing Nations, Alphabetical By Region 8 RegionCountry R9Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Barbados Belize Bolivia Brazil Chile Colombia Costa Rica Cuba Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Grenada Guatemala Guyana Haiti Honduras Mexico Montserrat Nicaragua Panama Paraguay Peru Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Suriname Uruguay Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) RegionCountry R10Afghanistan Bangladesh Bhutan Cambodia China, People's Republic of Comoros Cook Islands Democratic People's Republic of Korea Fiji India Indonesia Kiribati Lao People's Democratic Republic Malaysia Maldives Mongolia Myanmar Nauru Nepal Pakistan Papua New Guinea Philippines Samoa Seychelles Solomon Islands Sri Lanka Syrian Arab Republic Thailand Timor-Leste Tonga Tuvalu Vanuatu Viet Nam

9 MGA Staff Contacts For general questions pertaining to e- Membership please contact: – Elyn Perez x5392 –John Day x6356 9

10 Payment in Rupee -- Program in independent from e- Membership Information received from William Cook, Staff Director, Member Operations: –Plan at this point is to extend the offer to all students in India for the 2011 renewal cycle which begins in September –No plans to extend this offer to higher members in India at this time 10 Slide 10

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