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Archive for the ‘SC2011 Breakout Sessions’ Category

The Best Way and the Best Place to Publish Your Best Work

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Discussion: Technology professionals know that writing an article for a journal, magazine
or conference shares their knowledge, builds the author’s credentials
and help advance their career. This session will explain the factors involved
in selecting the best outlet for your work and suggest some techniques to
improve your chances of article acceptance.

Standards-Related Opportunities to Support IEEE Membership Growth and Industry Participation

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Discussion: Globally relevant standards play a significant role in industry and academia
throughout the world. The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) looks to
IEEE Sections as a partner in communicating with and reaching out to IEEE
members to assess standardization needs and encourage membership.
Examples, section case studies and future partnership opportunities with
the various IEEE Sections will be discussed in this panel session.

IEEE Section Vitality

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Discussion: Is your section conducting vibrant, engaging activities for members and the
public? Find out what key drivers have been identified which can help your
section improve communication with members, enhance membership
value and improve member satisfaction.

Resources and Tools for IEEE Member Development

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Discussion: Engaging IEEE Members and implementing tactics to grow membership
are highly interdependent, as member satisfaction drives member retention.
This session reviews promotional tools and data resources available
to recruit and keep new members, with special attention to IEEE’s first-year
member experience strategy.

IEEE MGA and TA Conference Best Practices

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Discussion:
The desire to hold effective, high quality conferences is a universal goal.
This highly interactive session will include a panel of volunteers experienced
in running conferences organized by MGA, conferences organized by TA
and jointly organized conferences. They will describe their successes and
discuss the ways in which MGA and TA can cooperate better in organizing
conferences.

IEEE Member Engagement Using Social Media

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Discussion: Attendees will share their SC2011 social media experience and discuss
how to use social media, and the creation of a social media resource that
captures lessons learned, and more. Members who are passionate about
social media are a great resource, and its greatest advocates.

Increasing Visibility of Local IEEE Activities

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Discussion: Learn how to interest media in your events and increase attendance. Get
tips on how to prepare for talking to reporters, including how to handle
questions in advance and onsite. Understand what reporters really want
and provide what they need. Also, suggestions to build recognition for IEEE
will be presented for activities such as IEEE Day and more.

Improving IEEE’s Engagement with Industry

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Discussion: With over 50% of IEEE members working for industry, IEEE’s relevance
to this sector is vital to the long-term success of the organization. This
session reviews the new global strategy for industry relations, and the toolkit
available to help sections develop events, activities, and communications
targeted to industry. Case study examples of successful section and region
efforts will be provided.

IEEE Worldwide Legal Reviewand Section Partnership

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Discussion: A worldwide legal review is assessing and identifying registration requirements
in every country IEEE currently has a presence. Critical to its success,
IEEE Sections should understand its importance to both IEEE’s status in their
country and any ongoing section activities. The process will be discussed,
including potential operational changes, as well as benefits gained.

Generating Income and Improving Communications Within Your Local IEEE Section This best practices session will use the IEEE San Francisco Bay Area Council as a case study to provide an overview of IEEE Council/Section communication activities and how they have been improved. It will touch on the advertising activity, revenue and expenses, and skills needed in a section editor or editorial team. Intended for medium to large sections.

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Discussion: This best practices session will use the IEEE San Francisco Bay Area Council
as a case study to provide an overview of IEEE Council/Section communication
activities and how they have been improved. It will touch on the
advertising activity, revenue and expenses, and skills needed in a section
editor or editorial team. Intended for medium to large sections.