Presentation on theme: "Introduction to IEEE Communications Society Vietnam Chapter Date: December 10, 2008 Venue: College of Technology, VNU Speaker: Dr. Tran Xuan Nam Founding."— Presentation transcript:
Introduction to IEEE Communications Society Vietnam Chapter Date: December 10, 2008 Venue: College of Technology, VNU Speaker: Dr. Tran Xuan Nam Founding Chapter Chair, IEEE-COMSOC Vietnam Chapter
About IEEE Comsoc l Comsoc is a technical society of IEEE l ComSoc is a community--a community consisting of diverse industry, government, and educational professionals with a common interest in advancing all communications technologies l ComSoc is a nonprofit organization that works closely with public/private organizations and educational institutions where members work and/or study
A brief history of Comsoc-Vn l 11/1996: MoU signed between IEEE and REV l 11/1999: MoU signed between IEEE Communications Society and REV l 3/2007: IEEE Vietnam section officially launched l 8/2007: discussed about possibility to setup Comsoc Chapter in Hanoi between IEEE Vietnam Section and REV l 3/2008: started collecting signatures of Comsoc members for chapter petition l 3/2008: petition with 13 signatures submitted to IEEE Vietnam Section l 10/2008: chapter formation officially announced
Scope of Activities l A technical subunit of IEEE Vietnam Section l Established according to the Communications Society Bylaws l Acting as a management body representing ComSoc to Vietnam l Fostering provision of ComSoc's technical and information services to the ComSoc members in Vietnam and promoting their participation in the ComSoc activities l Providing Comsoc members with valuable network enabling their personal and professional growth l Activities include guest speakers, workshops and seminars as well as social functions.
Objectives l To foster the provision of ComSoc's technical and information services within Vietnam l To promote the global and regional technical activities in Vietnam l To collaborate with other ComSoc chapters in the region to organize joint technical events. l To maintain an effective relation with the Radio- Electronic Association of Vietnam (REV) – the Sister Societies of Comsoc in Vietnam
Chapter Statistics (*) l Total 20 members l Member by grade 2 senior members 17 members 1 graduate student member l Member by geographic areas 11 members in Hanoi 9 members in Ho Chi Minh city (*) as of December 2008
Action Plan l To organize regularly 3 technical meetings l To collaborate with REV to organize an annual/biennial international conference in Vietnam (known as ATC) l To provide technical sponsorship to REV to publish a research journal (to be discussed) l To host Distinguished Lecturer Tour organized by Comsoc l To carry out membership development program to attract more members
Comsoc member benefits l A monthly IEEE Communications Magazine Written in tutorial style by the industry’s leading experts Covering current issues and advances in key areas, such as the Internet; lightwave; telecommunications; high-speed data communications; wireless communications services; ISDN; and much more l FREE access to Communications Interactive, the electronic version of the magazine
Comsoc member benefits… l ComSoc E-News A monthly electronic newsletter filled with current information about the profession, ComSoc activities, and notable events l Member discounts on publications and conferences l IEEE Radio Communications Series Quarterly series in IEEE Communications Magazine, covering components, systems and networks related to RF l IEEE Optical Communications Series The quarterly IEEE Optical Communications series appears in IEEE Communications Magazine
Comsoc-Vn Chapter member benefits l All benefits of Comsoc members plus l Free participation in all Comsoc-Vn Chapter activities such as Technical meeting, seminars Distinguished Lecturer Tour (DLT) lectures delivered
Thanks l Sincere thanks to Prof. Byeong Gi Lee, Dr. Nim Cheung, Dr. Roberto Saracco, IEEE Comsoc IEEE Vietnam Section The Radio-Electronic Association of Vietnam IEEE AP Comsoc Office for their supports of Comsoc Vietnam Chapter.
Contacts Chair: Dr Tran Xuan Nam Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Vietnam Chapter formed in October 30, 2008 Website: http://ewh.ieee.org/r10/vietnam/com/