Presentation on theme: "Computer Society Chapter (San Antonio) IEEE Central Texas Section Fall Planning Meeting August 29, 2015 San Marcos, TX."— Presentation transcript:
Computer Society Chapter (San Antonio) IEEE Central Texas Section Fall Planning Meeting August 29, 2015 San Marcos, TX
IEEE Central Texas Section Chapter Leadership Team Chair: Tom O'Brien Vice Chair: Dr. Wenbin Luo Secretary: Vacant Treasurer: Vacant Webmaster: Dale Wilkens Past Chair: Gary Rogers Advisor: Dr. Djaffer Ibaroudene Advisor: Jim Brakefield
IEEE Central Texas Section Chapter Updates Chapter has successfully moved to a year-round schedule Student night included an “attendance incentive” Chapter has successfully developed a series of meeting programs on Cybersecurity
IEEE Central Texas Section 2015 Chapter Meetings DateTechnical /Admin TopicSpeakerL31 FebruaryTechnicalResearch topics in Game TheoryDr. JiangYes FebruaryTechnicalDistinguished Lecturer, joint with Com/SP and LM Dr. Asatani MarchTechnicalFPGA technologyJim BrakefieldYes AprilTechnicalStudent Project NightStudentsYes MayTechnicalCybersecurity MS at St. Mary's Univ.Dr. BarsoumYes JulyTechnicalCybersecurity Programs at TAMU-SADr. GreeneYes AugustTechnicalCybersecurity Programs at UTSADr. WhiteYes SeptemberTechnicalDistinguished Lecturer, joint w/EMBSDr. Sankar SeptemberTechnicalCybersecurity Programs at UIWDr. Youngblood OctoberTBD NovemberTBD DecemberTBD
IEEE Central Texas Section SWOT Analysis Strengths – Reliable volunteers, excellent meeting facilities, support from CTS Vice Chair (San Antonio) Ron Seaman Weaknesses – Relatively low attendance, small member population (~ 180) Opportunities – Develop connections to local academic departments – CompSci, Engineering, IT Threats – IEEE Term Limits could hinder chapter development: the opportunities mentioned above need long-term, sustained effort.
IEEE Central Texas Section Chapter Plans / Issues Continue developing Cybersecurity connection – academic, government, and business Vary the meeting location to draw in students, faculty, business, government Co-sponsor Distinguished Lecturers Co-sponsor Chapter meetings with wide interest Reach a larger audience, both IEEE and non-IEEE Provide light refreshments (pizza/sandwiches and soft drinks) for meetings