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Data Connectors Conference in Baton Rouge

Sunday, October 4th, 2015

DataConnector Logo April 2015

Place: Belle of Baton Rouge Hotel & Casino
103 France St. Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Date: Thursday, October 29th, 2015

The Baton Rouge Tech-Security Conference features 40-60 vendor exhibits and 8-12 educational speaker sessions discussing current tech-security issues such as cloud security, email and social media security, VoIP, LAN security, wireless security, USB drives security & more. Numerous door prizes such as iPads, Kindles, $25, $50 and $100 gift cards and lots more! You’ll come away with advice and knowledge so you can start proactively protecting your environment from the latest security breaches. Registration is required. Free for IEEE members. (Check the latest newsletter for registration link.) Your registration will include your breakfast, lunch, conference materials and entrance into the conference sessions and exhibit area. THIS CONFERENCE QUALIFIES FOR CPE CREDITS. 

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IEEE Participation at Maker Faire – Baton Rouge

Friday, October 10th, 2014

The Baton Rouge section was given the honor and privilege in participating in Baton Rouge’s first Makers Faire. It brought people of all ages and different walks of life to the new EBR Parish Library facility.

Our two wonderful volunteers from Southern University, Dr. Henton and senior student Fred inspired kids, answered questions, and showed what they like to do. They had a wonderful LED display, programmed an autonomous battery-powered car, and showed off a quad-copter. The latter could not be operated for safety reasons at the facility.

In addition, the community got to see and interact with some of its IEEE members. Many hand outs were available. For more information and pictures about the event, please visit the following site:

A few pictures from the event:

Bulahbots Visits Section

Saturday, June 14th, 2014

Bulahbots is a local group from Parkview Baptist School that competes in FIRST Robotics at a national level. We were excited to have them come visit and show off their robots during one of our monthly meetings. These kids are the future engineers that Baton Rouge companies will have available to them. We highly encourage our members to:
1. Help mentor the team.
2. Provide financial support for next year’s robot and competition challenge.

For more information, please visit their website:

A few pictures from their visit follow:

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Louisiana Science and Engineering Fair during EWeek

Friday, February 24th, 2012

LSU hosts the Louisiana Science and Engineering Fair (LSEF). LSEF is a statewide event; students from all twelve state regions compete for awards. This year, the IEEE GOLD chapter for Baton Rouge was able to support this event by providing judges. Being that the event was during Engineering week, material such a bookmarks, pencils, and other goodies were given to students to encourage them to pursue engineering.