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Questions to candidates to Director Elect

During the last Region 8 Committee meeting in Athens, chairs of the 57 Sections that form Region 8 had the opportunity to submit questions to the candidates for 2019-2020 Director-Elect. In order to reach all members, I would like to share with you the questions and my answers to them. Please feel free to contact…
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Membership Development Workshop focused in Africa

During the last weekend I had the pleasure to participate in the Region 8 Membership Development Workshop in Cape Town. This is an annual event that we organize in the Region to train Membership Development (MD) officers in every Section and whose location changes from year to year to try to reach as many Sections…
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The dark side of membership

Today a very good post on Associations Now is being circulated through several IEEE networks. I have read it and think that it describes some typical mistakes in membership-based organizations that we might be making at IEEE too. It talks about long-time and very engaged members having too much influence in the running of the…
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IEEE Meeting Series in Orlando

From February 14th to 19th I will be attending the IEEE Meeting Series in Orlando, FL. My schedule includes the Conferences Committee, TAB, MGA Board, and Industrial Electronics Society Officers meeting, among others. If you will be around, drop me a message so that we can meet and chat. Hope to see you there!

17th Symposium “Topical problems in Electrical and Power Engineering” in Kuressaare, Estonia

From January 15th to 18th I was attending the 17th International 17th Symposium “Topical problems in Electrical and Power Engineering” and the “Doctoral School of Energy and Geotechnology” in the beautiful seaside city of Kuressaare, Estonia. The organizers were so kind as to invite me to talk about IEEE, about the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society…
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