Dear IEEE member,

You are cordially invited to attend the 2014 IEEE Annual Awards Banquet (jointly held with the UNM Sigma Xi Chapter) on Monday, 19 May 2014, at the UNM Division of Continuing Education Building, 1634 University Blvd NE, just north of the Indian School Road. The well-lit site offers free parking in a large lot.


5:00 pm: Check-in and Greet / meet
Welcome new members and awardees in an atmosphere of good fellowship amidst live music by `Sweet Breeze.' Mock Champagne Punch with tasty Appetizers (cheese strays with asparagus, spicy shrimp cocktail) will be served.

6:00 pm: Dinner (with wine) served by Indulgence Cafe & Catering (delicious menu) 

Roasted Asian Infused salmon OR Lemon Oregano chicken OR Eggplant Parmesan

Wine and garlic sauced green beans; Baby greens salad with raspberries, tomatoes, goat cheese, and almonds, served with a citrus dressing; Pinon Rice; Fresh baked rolls with butter; Amaretto cake with strawberry coulis; Iced Tea and Coffee.

7:00 pm: Awards
Recognition of the awardees in several categories and induction of the new members.

8:00 pm: Banquet Talk: 
V. M. (Nitant) Kenkre, Distinguished Professor of Physics & Director, Consortium of the Americas for Interdisciplinary Science, UNM, "SPREAD OF INFECTION IN EPIDEMICS: Random Walks, Nonlinearity, and Extinction."

Dinner is $30 if you pay in advance (see web site link below) and $40 if you pay at the door. IEEE student members and current board members pay only $10 each. Dinner is complimentary for past section chairs, IEEE fellows, the awardees and their significant other. Please make reservations by 16 May 2014 on the internet using:


Ray Byrne, 

Albuquerque Section