IEEE Dayton Section

Founded in 1943 * Sponsor of NAECON

  • IEEE Dayton Section

  • Archives

  • Tags


Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

IEEE Dayton Section Virtual Awards Banquet and Member Orientation – November 7, 2020

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
KEYNOTE SPEAKER ​Russ Harrison, – Director Government Relations at IEEE
DATE Saturday, November 7th , 2020
TIME 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
PLACE Virtual – Virtual –

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 846 8157 9593 Password: 421516

One tap mobile

+13462487799,,84681579593# US (Houston) +16699009128,,84681579593# US (San Jose)

Dial by your location +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)

Meeting ID: 846 8157 9593
Password: 421516

Register (suggested for updates):

AGENDA 6:30 pm – 6:45 pm  Check-in – Dave Perez

6:45 pm  –  7:15 pm:  Science Fair Videos & Recognition – Nick Kovacs

7:15 pm  –  8:00 pm:   Keynote Talk: Russ Harrison

“Technology Engineers, COVID, and Public Policy”

8:00 pm – 8:30 pm:   Awards & Recognition – Steve Hary, Charles Cerny, Guru Subramanyam

Dr. Fritz J. Russ Bio-Engineering Award

Harrell V. Noble Award

Chapter and Affinity Awards

Recognition of new IEEE Life Members

Krishna M. Pasala, Ph.D. Memorial Scholarship

Outstanding Students – IEEE Student Chapters

8:30 pm – 9:00 pm:   Members Orientation & Closing Remarks – Charles Cerny





Russell Harrison is the Director of Government Relations for the IEEE-USA, the American component of the world’s largest technical professional society. Russ’ team of government relations experts serve as the eyes, ears and voice of technology professionals in the U.S. Russ personally manages IEEE-USA’s efforts to enact high-skill immigration and STEM education reform.

Russ has been with IEEE-USA for eighteen years. Prior to that, he worked for the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, the American Iron and Steel Industry and the American Trucking Association. Overall, Russ has over 25 years of experience working in Washington, D.C.

Russ has spoken to over 270 local, state, national and international IEEE groups about engineers’ role in the public policy process, making him one of the most sought-after speakers within IEEE. His talks focus on specific policy areas ranging from space to K-12 education, intellectual property to cybersecurity – and ways for individual engineers to be part of the policy development process.

Russ has a Master’s in Public Management from the University of Maryland and a B.A. in political science, with minors in history and communications from Allegheny College. He is a Certified Association Executive (ASAE) and Planning Commissioner (Virginia Tech).

Address: Washington, District of Columbia, United States


2021 is shaping up to be an interesting year for engineers.  Join IEEE-USA’s Director of Government Relations, Russ Harrison, for a look into the future as we discuss several big public policy debates that will have profound effects on IEEE members and our careers.

Both political Parties have proposed huge increases in technology research funding.  Learn what sectors are they targeting, why, and the prospects of big legislation next year.

Competing plans have been put forward for classifying workers as independent contractors.  Done incorrectly, these plans could make it virtually impossible for technology consultants to maintain their independence – as California almost did last year.  Learn about the proposals, how they will affect you, and what can be done about them.

NASA and space travel has been one notable area of bipartisan success over the past 20 years.  Will it continue?  We’ll discuss the future of Space Force, commercial space, and the prospects for a return to the Moon in the near future.

As we prepare for these and other policy debates next year, COVID has changed how our elected leaders interact with their constituents in ways that strengthen the voices of IEEE members.  We have a role to play in these debates, if we want to play it.  Russ will explain what that role is, and suggest ways we can influence these and other issues that will directly impact our careers and professions.

Dayton Section IEEE & AFOSR Windows on Science Lecture Series

Friday, July 10th, 2020

Dayton Section IEEE & AFOSR Windows on Science Lecture Series Present

“Cryptanalysis Perspectives: Past, Present & Future”

Invited Speakers: Ms. Deborah Anderson & Sir Dermot Turing

To view complete event details, please visit:

Attendance and Connection Details

Due to COVID-19 guidelines, the number of attendees allowed into Kenney Hall is limited to 50 for this event.

If you have interest in attending in person, please E-mail Ms. Joanne Maurice at, so that you are provided an assigned seat.

The following YouTube link has been created for those who are attending the event virtually:

It is currently open and provides a countdown message for the event.  It is suggested that you test the connection ahead of the event.

Additional instructions will be provided on the morning of the event to enable virtual Q&A and access to a survey for feedback regarding the event.


Date and Time


  • Air Force Institute of Technology
  • Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio
  • United States 45433
  • Room Number: Kenney Hall




Sir Dermot Turing

Sir Dermot Turing


Lecture #1: Who broke Enigma?



Ms. Deborah Ann Anderson

Ms. Deborah Ann Anderson


Lecture #2: Early Career Advanced Research of Joseph Desch



All Times are EDT


0830 – 0900         VTC/PexIP/YouTube Link Opens for Test

0900 – 0915       Opening Remarks             Dr. Charles Cerny

0915 – 1000       Lecture #1: Who broke Enigma?                Sir Dermot Turing

1000 – 1015       Q&A Session      All

1015 – 1025        Break

1025 – 1055       Lecture #2: Early Career Advanced Research of Joseph Desch       Ms. Deborah Anderson

1055 – 1110       Q&A Session      All

1110 – 1120       Closing Remarks & Adjourn         Dr. Charles Cerny

2019 Dayton Section Awards Banquet

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Come join us for the 2019 IEEE Dayton Section Annual Banquet!

WHEN: April 27, 2019, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Sinclair Ponitz Center, Charity Earley Auditorium

RSVP by April 20:  Dave Perez or 937-307-8954

COSTS:    (Pay at door; parking included)
$10 IEEE students
$15 IEEE Members, Non-IEEE students
$20 Guests of IEEE members
$25 Non-IEEE members
(Complementary admission for all award winners plus one guest and nominators of award winners)
5:00 – 6:00:    Registration, Social Hour, & Science Fair Displays
6:00 – 6:45:    Dinner
6:45 – 7:30:   Keynote Talk: John Yaglenski, IEEE-USA Director of Communications and Information Technology, “The Road to 1176 – Life Lessons, Love & Leadership”
7:30 – 9:00:    Awards & Recognition:
Dr. Fritz J. Russ Bio-Engineering Award
Harrell V. Noble Award
Chapter Awards
Recognition of New IEEE Life Members
Krishna M. Pasala, Ph.D. Memorial  Scholarship
Outstanding Students – IEEE Student Chapters
Science Fair Winners

For more details visit:

We hope to see you there!