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R5 matching funds for the IEEE Foundation John Meredith Fund

Region 5 will match $1000 of donations to the IEEE Foundation John Meredith Fund.
Click here to donate to the IEEE Foundation John Meredith Fund

Our entire professional community experienced a profound loss with the passing of IEEE Life Fellow John Meredith, whose many years of …

Tableau – the new SAMIEE

Some of you may have recently been invited to try out the new SAMIEE/OBIEE/database viewer called Tableau. Tonight was my turn at the wheel. I missed the tutorial which happened during my extensive travels this summer but got a link to the dashboard and decided …

2016 Region 5 Annual Award Nominations due February 17, 2017

IEEE Region 5 is accepting nominations for Outstanding Large Section, Small Section, Member, Educator, Large Student Branch, Small Student Branch, Student, Branch Counselor, Large Company, Small Company, Young Professional, and Individual Achievement. A short description of each and nomination forms, as well as the Call …

R5 Director-Elect Nominations

The IEEE Region 5 Executive Committee is seeking nominations for Region 5 Director-Elect for 2018-19.  For this election cycle the member must come from the Region 5 West Area (El Paso, South Plains, Panhandle, Pikes Peak, Denver, High Plains, Black Hills Sections).  Candidates selected would …

Officer Rosters

The IEEE Region 5 homepage has a menu on the right which has links to a) the Region 5 excom roster, and b) Section Officers. In the past, these two links took you to a simple list of contact data for either the excom or …

WordPress login URL changed

Sections that have a WordPress website from IEEE, be aware that the login page for website administrators has changed from …/wp-admin to site.ieee.org/…/dashboard/ where … is your website name. This does not affect ordinary user access to your website, only administrative access.

New Milestone for Region 5

Western, IEEE and Siemens recently celebrated the IEEE Milestone commemoration of the Virginia Smith Converter Station. The station, located in Sidney, Nebraska, provides an important interconnection between two of the nation’s three electrical grids, literally connecting east to west. Its electrical current conversion technology represents …

2015 Annual Meeting Photos Are Here!

Jeffry Handal and Director Morgan present Standards Competition Award to SLU students
Diane Collier graciously posted 134 of her photos from the April 2015 Region 5 Annual Meeting on her Google Plus page and shared them with IEEE.ORG.  I shared them again with my IEEER5 circle …

R5 Annual Meeting Hotel Almost Full

The room block reserved for our annual meeting in New Orleans is full but reservations can still be made on a case-by-case (last minute) basis (for now at least) by calling Shana Green, 504-585-4388, at the conference hotel. They will try to accommodate us until …

Excom/Section Delegate Registration for R5 Annual Meeting

Note: the deadline for hotel registration has been extended to Mar 31.
A  vTools form has been created to capture registration information for our region excom members and section delegates to the annual region meeting in New Orleans, April 17 – 19, 2015.  This form …