IEEE HOU Sec. Webinar Series: Professional and Technical Development

The COVID-19 global health crisis was a unique challenge that impacted many of our members of the IEEE family. Governments around the world issued restrictions on travel, gatherings, and meetings in an effort to limit and slow the spread of the virus.

The health and safety of the IEEE community is the first priority during the pandemic and the IEEE Houston Section supported these efforts with a number of FREE Webinars.

Our HOU Sec. Chair Christopher Sanderson reached out to our community of partnership and relationships to help identify some key webinars.  The opportunity to help during these challenging times of no travel and self coroneted was our small part of Advancing Technology for Humanity.


Webinar: “The Future of Work & Your Job Search During Disruption

Registration: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/228696 (Evening Webinar)

Date: April 21, 2020

Time: 06:00 PM to 07:15 PM CST

Registration: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/228691 (Lunch Webinar)

Date: April 22, 2020

Time: 12:00 PM to 01:15 PM CST

We live in uncertain times. It’s natural to be concerned about the future of work, industry impacts, your career, or how to conduct a successful job search during disruption. It’s also essential to be able to prepare ourselves and our career the best we can for what the future will bring. Discover what the future of work might look like based on trends, behavioural science, and career industry insights so you align your career growth plan accordingly. Most importantly, learn how to prepare wisely to step into new opportunities with an effective job search strategy and stand out from the noise. Special thanks to our speaker Erin Urban of UPPSolutions and our partnership with IEEE-USA Career Professional Development.


Webinar: “Space Law: The Final Frontier

Registration: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/228775

Date: April 28, 2020

Time: 06:00 PM to 07:15 PM CST

This will be one of the most fun and entertaining webinars you will have ever attended about Space Law: The Final Frontier. Come take a journey into space and understand the laws that govern us here on earth and what Laws and Governments/Federations will govern us in space.

  • Wouldn’t you want to know the law if someone/something hit your spaceship?
  • The occupied Moon, a shattered space station, and falling satellites. Were the Rebels or the Empire liable?
  • Did the U.S.S. Enterprise clean it up?
  • Can you turn the Moon into a Death Star?

Come learn about the laws of Outer Space both international and domestic. Special thanks to our Keynote presenters Grant Davis and Benjamin Ritz, JD


Webinar: “VUCA – Risk Management COVID-19”

Registration: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/227415

Date(s):    March 24, 2020 – 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

March 27, 2020 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Making smart decisions amid uncertainty times can be a challenging for all leaders, businesses, and organizations. If ever the phrase “VUCA” (the acronym for Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity nature of today’s world) feels appropriate to use, it’s now. Leading your organizational teams during these uncertain times will be difficult and will require all who occupy leadership roles to keep fear in check and rethink risk beyond its usual parameters. Many leaders are struggling to strike the right balance between prudent cautiousness and panicked over reaction. This webinar is designed to give you some things to consider in a VUCA environment.

Special thanks to Andreas Fornwald, our VUCA Guest Speaker.


Article submitted by: Christopher Sanderson, SMIEEEIEEE R5 South Area ChairIEEE-USA Career & Professional Development Committee,  Houston Section Chair, IEEE Admission and Advancement Committee

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