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3D Printing: Come Join the Fun!

Sunday, May 17th, 2020

Plan on attending our June 8 IEEE CN meeting. It should be a fascinating look at DIY and 3D printing. Thanks to our wonderful member Steve Ruzic for arranging the program. Here are the particulars:

Speaker:   Bob Pospick, Avazzia, Operations manager for product manufacturing
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Topic: Lessons learned from the 3D printing newbie

Program Description:   Bob Pospick will show us his new Prusa 3D printer that he build from a kit. Kit printers are very affordable and can be satisfying for the do-it-yourself types. Bob will discuss why he chose the model, what it took to assemble and get the printer going, the software he uses, and show some of the parts that he has printed.

BIO:  Bob Pospick is an avid hobbyist that enjoys woodworking, programming micro-controllers, robotics, and now 3D printing. He was formally a mechanical engineering manager and product manager at Texas instruments for the consumer products group where he designed education products, organizers, and calculators. Now with Avazzia, he is the operations manager for product manufacturing where he oversees contract manufacturing and quality control for FDA cleared electronic pain relief products.

“See” you in June!

Maura Schreier-Fleming

IEEE Consultants Network Chairman

Jumpstart Your Job Search: April 13 Program (WEBEX)

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

Hope you’re planning on attending (virtually) our April 13 meeting. Yes, we are engineers so why not take advantage of technology? Our wonderful speaker, Elizabeth Lions is back for another enlightening presentation. Invite your friends to join us for:

Speaker:      Elizabeth Lions

Topic: Jumpstart your Job Search and Maintain your Career Pursuing During this Crisis

Program: During the past few weeks the Coronavirus (Covid-19) has brought the American economy to a virtual standstill. With the economy halted there has been major job loss in a number of fields including engineering. IEEE-USA has invited Elizabeth Lions, Author, Human Resources Professional and Executive Career Coach, to discuss what people can do right now if they’ve lost their job due to this worldwide pandemic. Ms. Lions will give us tips on how to interview virtually, how to continue job searching now so you can find opportunities and still practice social distancing. Join us for this webinar on the Five Things Successful Job Seekers Need in 2020.

Stay safe!

Maura Schreier-Fleming

IEEE Dallas Consultants Network Chair

Learn More About Contract Manufacturing

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Our March 9 program (6.15pm at Rockfish Grill at Campbell/Coit) should be very interesting. Thanks to Steve Ruzic for finding our speaker who is from NPI Technologies in Richardson Texas. We’ve all been curious about contract manufacturing and this is our opportunity to learn from a local company with extensive experience in this area. Come on March 9 and meet other IEEE members and learn more about Contract Manufacturing.

Maura Schreier-Fleming

IEEE Dallas Consultants Network Chair

Paul Westbrook: Feb 10 Meeting: The Power of Efficiency

Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

Our February CN Meeting should be very informative. Learn about efficiency in your home and at work. Paul Westbrook will share his insights as the President of RE:source. RE:source is a consulting firm dedicated to improving building design and operations by focusing on energy and resource efficiency. Process improvements are often the fastest way to become more sustainable while boosting profitability.

Come and meet other IEEE members and their guests and enjoy an informative CN meeting.

Maura Schreier-Fleming
Consultants Network Chair

Smart Phone Apps You Can’t Live Without

Monday, January 6th, 2020

Plan on starting the year off with a wonderful IEEE Consultants Network meeting. Jeff Tregre will share with you some amazing smart phone apps that will make your life easier. He’s done a lot of research to come up with these apps. Let him save you time and start learning what you can do both better and easier with these smart phone apps. Happy New Year!

Maura Schreier-Fleming

Consultants Network Chairman

Dec 9: Meet Santa & Mrs. Claus

Monday, November 18th, 2019

Who knew that Santa and Mrs. Claus enjoyed the company of engineers and IEEE members so much! Come meet Santa and Mrs. Claus and celebrate the holiday season with IEEE Consultants network.

Maura Schreier-Fleming

Chairman IEEE Dallas Consultants Network

November 11 Meeting: Plans for 2020 Consultants Network

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Plan on coming to our November 11 meeting to plan next year’s programming? What topics interest you? Which presentations have you attended and enjoyed that CN members would also find useful?
Come to the November 11 meeting and bring your ideas. We will plan 2020 events.

Maura Schreier-Fleming

Chairman IEEE Consultants Network

Oct 14: Electro Magnetic Pulse: Terrorists Dream, American Nightmare

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

Join us on October 14 at 6.15pm at Rockfish Grill at Coit and Campbell to hear about EMP. You’ll want to know more about it and what the latest info is.  Jeff Tregre will present a very interesting program.

See you at RockFish Grill!

Maura Schreier-Fleming

Chairman Dallas IEEE Consultants Network

Summer’s almost over: Come to the Sept 9 meeting!

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

I hope you enjoyed your summer break. We’re in for a treat with Rick Tett speaking at our September 9 meeting. He’s an inventor and has quite a story to tell.

Register now at: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/tego_/event/manage/203364

See you at our September 9 meeting at 6.15pm.

Maura Schreier-Fleming

IEEE Dallas Consultants Network Chairman

June meeting: Learn about LEDs from our own David Stephens

Monday, May 20th, 2019

How about learning more about LEDs from an expert? Our very own David Stephens is such an expert. Our June meeting features David and his presentation on LEDs. Here are the meeting details:

When:  June 10. 6.15pm-8pm

Where: RockFish Seafood Grill
7639 Campbell Rd #800, Dallas, TX 75248
(972) 267-8979

Who:  David Stephens, Luminator

What:  LEDs: All you want to know!

Hope you can join us at our last meeting before the summer.

Maura Schreier-Fleming

Chairman, Consultants Network