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About the IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Society Newsletter
Engineers today start their careers with excellent technical skills and subject matter expertise. The IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement (I&M) Newsletter includes time sensitive news useful to its members and highlights content of the current issue of IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Magazine.
I&M Conference Calendar
We hold numerous workshops throughout the year. Please refer to the I&M Conference website for a full listing. For more information on any of the conferences, please contact Mark Yeary, VP of Conferences for the I&M Society.
The 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications (MeMeA) will be held in Benevento, Italy 12-14 May 2016. For more information, visit our website.
The 2016 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC) will be held in Taipei, Taiwan 23-26 May 2016. For registration information, please visit our website.
The 2016 IEEE Computational Intelligence and Virtual Environments for Measurement Systems and Applications (CIVEMSA) will be held 27-29 June 2016 in Budapest, Hungary. For more information, please visit the CIVEMSA website.
AUTOTESTCON 2016 will be held in Anaheim, California 12-15 September 2016. AUTOTESTCON is the world's premier conference that brings together the military/aerospace automatic test industry and government/military acquirers and users to share new technologies, discuss innovative applications, and exhibit products and services. It is sponsored annually by IEEE.
Nominations are being accepted for the McGinnis Award, for more information and to nominate please visit the website.
I&M Conferences Currently Soliciting Paper Submissions
2016 International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation
The Seventh International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN) will be held in Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain, 4-7 October 2016.
View the Call for Papers.
Submission deadline: regular papers 15 May 2016
Work-in-Progress: 30 June 2016
Have a conference you'd like advertised in the I&M Society Newsletter? Contact Lauren Stockman for details on how to have it included.
Spotlight on the Benefits of Technical Co-Sponsorship
I&M offers two types of sponsorship: Technical and Financial. In this issue, we would like to briefly focus on techical co-sponsorship. The main benefit of technical co-sponsorship is the knowledge sharing that IMS members about the field of instrumentation and measurement. Other benefits are:
I2MTC 2019 Bid Package
The I2MTC Board of Directors is seeking bids to host I2MTC 2019. The deadline for bids has been extended to 15 May. Please refer to the I2MTC Bid Package for all information. Please send bid package (or at a minimum, a Letter of Intent to bid) to Judy Scharmann, email@example.com, cc to Reza Zoughi, firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are seeking engagement in the bidding process from the IMS membership; whether it be through Chapters, Sections, Technical Committees, or past I2MTC attendees. Please send the I2MTC Bid Package to all interested parties.
Thank you for your involvement in IMS and in our flagship conference, I2MTC!
I2MTC 2016 Graduate Student Panel Announcement
The Graduate Student Panel will be taking place at I2MTC on Wednesday, 25 May, 1:30-3:30 p.m. in room 202 at the TICC. The panel topic this year at will be "Finding Your Niche."
"Each person takes a different route in finding their passion and niche. Sometimes this route is immediately evident, and sometimes it contains obstacles. Come hear panelists discuss how they chose their research topic, their path after receiving their degree, where they hope to take their careers, and their pursuit of their passions."
Women in Instrumentation and Measurement (WIM) Panel
The WIM Panel will be held at I2MTC on Wednesday, 25 May at 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in room 202 at the TICC.
The Women in Instrumentation and Measurement (WIM) Panel is held each year at I2MTC. This is the 6th year we have held this important panel at I2MTC, and Dr. Kristen Donnell will be serving as the Panel Chair. We are also fortunate to have Dr. Bozenna Pasik-Duncan as our keynote speaker this year. In the past, topics of discussion have ranged from the history and influence of women in science, mentoring, gender bias and acceptance, amongst others. We look forward to seeing men and women attend our Panel to hear Dr. Pasik-Duncan discuss her experiences. For more information about the WIM Panel, please contact Kristen at email@example.com.
Report on 2016 IEEE First International Conference on Control, Measurement, and Instrumentation (CMI)
The 2016 IEEE First International Conference on Control, Measurement & Instrumentation took place 8-10 January 2016 in Kolkata, India. CMI was organized by IEEE Joint CSS-IMS Kolkata Chapter, India, in collaboration with Jadavpur University, India, and was technically co-sponsored by IEEE IMS USA.
The keynote speaker was Prof. Wuqiang Yang, University of Manchester, UK, IEEE Fellow, Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Society, USA. The title of his talk was "Electrical Capacitance Tomography and Industrial Applications."
Visit our website to view the full report on CMI.
I&M has many different Technical Committees (TC). Our TCs define and implement the technical directions of the Society. As a fundamental element of the Society all members are invited - and encouraged - to participate in one or more of its technical committees. Please contact Ruqiang Yan, VP Technical and Standards Activities, at firstname.lastname@example.org or any member of the Technical and Standards Activities Committee, if you are interested in membership in one or more of our TCs. To view the complete list of TCs, visit our website.
TC-32-Fault Tolerant Measurement Systems
TC-32 offers to the I&M Society community the following free online tools for measurement uncertainty evaluation through the Technical Committee Website:
Attention Book Authors
Advertise your book on the I&M website! The Instrumentation & Measurement Society provides a list of book titles written by I&M authors on the I&M website. The Society believes that books are an excellent avenue to disseminate the most advanced state-of-the art within and outside of the community and that the website will help to spread the good news about the hard work of the authors. The guidance govern which titles will be displayed. We look forward to your contributions! Visit our website for terms and guidelines.
IMS Chapter News
IEEE IMS Romania Chapter organized the seminar "Synchronized measurements: Applications in modern power systems", held 7 April 2016 at Politehnica University in Bucharest, Romania. There were invited presentations from Arbiter Systems, Elpros, Romanian transport and distribution system operators and academia. The seminar wwas attended by more than 40 participants, 15 of them being IEEE and IMS members. IMS activity and initiatives have been also briefly presented and new student members have joined IMS and others added IEEE membership to their CIGRE volunteering.
On 8 April 2016, a seminar was presented by Alex McEachern (IEEE Fellow) from Power Standards Lab. His talk was devoted to power quality issues, including the new vision brought by Edition 3 of IEC 61000-4-30: "Power Quality Measurement Methods." The seminar was attended by 57 professionals from industry (invited) and academia.
I&M 2016 Officers
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