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2015 annual reporting and rebate requirements: due 15 March

All Section officers and Chapter/Affinity Group chairs will be contacted with a reminder that the following annual reports are required to be eligible for a rebate:

  • Meeting Activity
  • Current Officers
  • Financial Reporting:
    • Geographic unit treasurers are responsible for recording the financial activity of their unit and any sub-units (Subsections, Chapters, and/or Affinity Groups) using NetSuite
    • o Original year-end bank statements and investment-account statements (not IEEE Concentration Banking and Investment Accounts) must be provided Financial activity should be accurately entered into NetSuite as soon as possible, but no later than 15 March 2016. All other required reporting should also be completed by 15 March 2016.
      In order to be eligible for the 10% rebate bonus, as part of the annual reporting requirements, all reporting should be submitted to IEEE no later than 19 February 2016. This includes meeting and officer reporting, completing your financials in NetSuite, and submitting a year-end bank statement (not IEEE Concentration Banking and Investment Accounts). Additional information on Annual Reporting and the 2016 Rebate Schedule are available.

Email MGA staff with questions.

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Reminder call for nominations: IEEE Technical Field Awards: deadline 31 January

Nominations are due 31 January annually for the IEEE Technical Field Awards (TFAs). IEEE TFAs are awarded for contributions or leadership in a specific field of interest of the IEEE and are among the highest awards presented on behalf of the IEEE Board of Directors. All IEEE members are encouraged to submit a nomination for a worthy candidate within their technical fields.

For over 100 years, IEEE and its predecessor societies, the American Institute of Electrical Engineers and the Institute of Radio Engineers, have paid tribute to technical professionals whose exceptional achievements and outstanding contributions have made a lasting impact on technology, society, the engineering profession, and humanity.

Download nomination forms and award-specific criteria.

Learn more about IEEE Medals, Technical Field Awards, and Recognitions.

Email IEEE Awards for more information.

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Reminder call for nominations: IEEE Fellow Class of 2017: deadline 1 March

The nomination period for the 2017 Fellow Class is open and will continue through 1 March 2016.

Visit the Fellow web page for nominee eligibility requirements, steps to become an IEEE Fellow, nomination instructions, and much more.

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IEEE Women in Engineering news: registration open for 2016 WIE-ILC, awards program

IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) is pleased to announce upcoming events and opportunities:

International Leadership Conference - Registration Open
Registration is now open for the 2016 IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference (2016 WIE-ILC), which will take place 23-24 May 2016, in the capital of Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA, USA. With a theme of "Lead Beyond. Accelerating Innovative Women Who Change the World," the conference focuses on leadership, innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship. Connect with over 1,100 mid-to-senior-level technical professionals in attendance. Seating is limited. The conference sold out last year.

Register Now

Awards and Recognition Program
The IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) awards and recognition program is designed to recognize WIE members and affinity groups that have made an outstanding contribution to WIE, their community, and the engineering community through their dedication and involvement in projects or activities directed toward fulfilling the WIE goals and objectives. The nomination deadline is 1 April 2016.

Learn more about the award guidelines and eligibility requirements and/or submit a nomination

Email WIE staff at with questions about any of these programs

Join the chat on the Women in Engineering Facebook page

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About this Newsletter

The IEEE Chapter Briefs Newsletter is a bi-monthly communication dedicated to sharing information of interest to IEEE chapters to assist them in their communications and support efforts to their chapters.

Some articles may have been compiled from internal IEEE communications, as well as Society newsletters.

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