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June 2016 Newsletter

Sunday, June 26th, 2016

Bowling!

IEEE Dallas Young Professionals June/July Social Event

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Time to Network and Bowl! Get to know your fellow young professionals and find out about the benefits of IEEE membership in an informal and fun-filled setting. The first fifteen people to register using the link below get to bowl for free. Everyone will have to pay for their own food, drinks, and shoe rentals.

What: IEEE Dallas Young Professionals June/July Social Event: Bowling!

Who: IEEE Members and their family and friends!

When: Wednesday, June 29th from 6:30pm – 8:00pm.

Where: Bowlmor Dallas
3805 Belt Line Road
Addison, Texas 75001

How: First 15 to register bowl for free!
https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/39971

Letter from the Chair

Mid-year Updates

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Hello IEEE Dallas Young Professionals,

The IEEE Dallas Young Professionals Executive Committee is launching our new vision and logo! Check it out here: http://site.ieee.org/dallasyp/about/

We re-branded to capture who are as IEEE Dallas Young Professionals. We are “A Community of Young, Innovative Professionals becoming Future Technology Leaders” and we fulfill this vision through our mission, “Inspiring and equipping our members to become stronger leaders, more successful professionals, and more conscientious citizens”. The vision and mission form the foundation for our event planning. Events vary from professionals to networking to outreach with most events overlapping in one way or another. IEEE Dallas Young Professionals strives to inspire and equip our members to become the future leaders of IEEE by helping recent graduates grow as individuals, professionals, and members of the IEEE community. It is our goal to provide members with leadership, networking, and community service opportunities. Events are designed to allow our members to expand their professional network, to connect with local industry and academia, and to volunteer within and without the IEEE community. We hope to inspire and equip our members to become stronger leaders, more successful professionals, and more conscientious citizens in all aspects of their lives.

So with that we have some great events coming up. Here is a tentative list. Stay posted for updates as our events, especially the outreach events, are still somewhat in flux.

2016 Event Plans

February 24 Social Event (Taco Ocho)
February 20-21 STEM Outreach Event (STEM Fair at Brookhaven)
March 30 Speaker Event (Ashvin Chheda, Opes One Advisors)
April 16 STEM Outreach Event (Earth Day at the Dallas Arboretum)
April 27 Speaker Event (Future Technology Trends Panel Session)
June 1 Social Event (Katy Trail Fun Run and Ice House)
June 21 STEAM Outreach Event (EUREKA! by Girls Inc at UT Dallas)
June 29 Social Event (Bowling at Bowlmor Addison)
August 31 Speaker Event (Devon Ryan, YP Representative to the IEEE-USA Board)
Aug/Sept IEEE Dallas Society Fair (UT Tyler or Baylor)
September STEM Outreach / Social Event (TSoG Volunteer Training)
September STEM Outreach Event (Elementary Science Series at Dallas Public Library)
September Social Event (Klyde Warren Park)
October 5 Annual Industry Networking Gala
October Social Event (?)
November Speaker Event (?)
November IEEE Dallas Society Fair (Baylor or UT Tyler)
December Social Event (End of Year Party)

Regards,
Daniel Schlieter, PhD
2016 Chair
IEEE Dallas Young Professionals

It was a Fun Run!

The May/June Social Event: Fun Run at the Ice House was a Success

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Thanks to everyone who came out for the Fun Run at Katy Trail and the Katy Trail Ice House. The weather turned out to be great and we had some good networking conversations. We will definitely consider doing this in the future.

Final Reminder: 2015 IEEE Dallas Industry Networking Gala

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

REGISTER TODAY!!!

The 2015 IEEE Dallas Industry Networking Gala is tomorrow Wednesday, October 7th

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In celebration of IEEE Day (October 6th), we are holding the 2015 IEEE Dallas Industry Networking Gala tomorrow, Wednesday, October 7th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. This is an incredible opportunity to network with companies large and small in an more intimate setting. Receive valuable face-to-face time with recruiters and get to know what makes their company so great. Register today!

Please register here: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/35153

Deadline for resumes has been extended through today, Tuesday, October 6th COB. Please send to ieeedallasyp@gmail.com.

Check out the most up-to-date list of sponsors and find more details here: http://site.ieee.org/dallasyp/2015-networking-gala/

Agenda:
6:00 – 6:10 Opening Remarks
6:10 – 6:25 Ice Breaker Activity
6:25 – 7:35 Networking and Food
7:35 – 8:05 Getting to Know the Companies (1st Panel)
8:05 – 8:20 Networking and Food
8:20 – 8:50 Career – How to get There from Here (2nd Panel)
8:50 – 9:00 Closing Remarks

What: 2015 IEEE Dallas Industry Networking Gala

Who: Local Industry and YOU!

When: Wednesday, October 07 at 6:00pm – 9:00pm.

Where:
Wyndham Dallas Suites – Bistro Room
7800 Alpha Rd
Dallas, Texas
United States 75240