IEEE
Growing your
potential
John Matogo
Kenya Section Chair,
Email: john.b.matogo@ieee.org
14th May 2015
5/14/20152
Who we are
IEEE is the world's largest professional
association advancing technology for the
benefit of humanity.
5/14/201...
What we do
We publish technical journals, sponsor
conferences, develop technology
standards, and support the professional
...
What we do
IEEE creates an environment where
members collaborate on world-changing
technologies - from computing and
susta...
Quick facts
more than 400,000 members in more
than 160 countries
333 sections in 10 geographic regions
2,110 chapters
404 ...
Quick facts
societies and 7 technical councils
3 mil docs IEEE Xplore Digital Library
more than 1,500 standards
more than ...
IEEE Kenya
5/14/20158
The IEEE Kenya section conducts
activities to support the local IEEE
members in enhancing their prof...
IEEE Kenya
5/14/20159
Chartered: 1990
Members: over 1,000
Growth: 152%
Fastest growing section in Region 8
5/14/201510
Enhanced membership communication
Open-access policy
Private sector partnerships
Public sector engagement
IEEE...
Kenya Section
Highlights of Activities
14 Annual Student Innovation Expo
Career Fair
Mentorship forum
IST-Africa Conferenc...
Why you should join
•Community
Collaborate with and Learn from Peers
•Knowledge
Stay Current and Influence the Profession
...
Why you should join
Community
• Attend any IEEE sponsored technical
conference at a substantial discount
• Networking oppo...
Why you should join
Knowledge
• IEEE Spectrum magazine
• IEEE-Wiley eBooks Library classic titles
• Continuing Education P...
Why you should join
Profession
• Awards & Scholarships
• Career Alert
• Consultants Database
• IEEE Mentoring Connection
•...
Staying Technically Current
IEEE Spectrum Magazine
 Monthly, the award-winning IEEE Spectrum
magazine explores the creati...
Sections, Student Branches, and Technical
Chapters
 Local, face-to-face technical and social meetings
 Engage peers thro...
Membership paying for itself
 As much as 50% off IEEE products
 Registration discounts on 350+
conferences annually
Addi...
Career Development & Recognition
IEEE Job Site, Career Alert
 Locate career opportunities easily and
confidentially
 Wee...
Volunteering & Giving Back to Society
Volunteering
 Developing critical, non-technical skills that
enable you to be more ...
IEEE Society membership enhances the
benefits of IEEE membership
 38 Societies representing a full
spectrum of technical ...
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Presenting IEEE Kenya

CA- ICT Week Presentation 2015
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Transcripts - Presenting IEEE Kenya

  • 1. IEEE Growing your potential John Matogo Kenya Section Chair, Email: john.b.matogo@ieee.org 14th May 2015
  • 2. 5/14/20152
  • 3. Who we are IEEE is the world's largest professional association advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. 5/14/20153
  • 4. What we do We publish technical journals, sponsor conferences, develop technology standards, and support the professional interests of more than 400,000 members. 5/14/20154
  • 5. What we do IEEE creates an environment where members collaborate on world-changing technologies - from computing and sustainable energy systems, to aerospace, communications, robotics and healthcare - to engineer a better tomorrow. 5/14/20155
  • 6. Quick facts more than 400,000 members in more than 160 countries 333 sections in 10 geographic regions 2,110 chapters 404 affinity groups – Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) – Women in Engineering (WIE) – Life Members (LM). 5/14/20156
  • 7. Quick facts societies and 7 technical councils 3 mil docs IEEE Xplore Digital Library more than 1,500 standards more than 148 journals and magazines; more than 1,300 conferences 5/14/20157
  • 8. IEEE Kenya 5/14/20158 The IEEE Kenya section conducts activities to support the local IEEE members in enhancing their professional careers and positively impacting their communities.
  • 9. IEEE Kenya 5/14/20159 Chartered: 1990 Members: over 1,000 Growth: 152% Fastest growing section in Region 8
  • 10. 5/14/201510 Enhanced membership communication Open-access policy Private sector partnerships Public sector engagement IEEE Kenya
  • 11. Kenya Section Highlights of Activities 14 Annual Student Innovation Expo Career Fair Mentorship forum IST-Africa Conference 5/14/201511
  • 12. Why you should join •Community Collaborate with and Learn from Peers •Knowledge Stay Current and Influence the Profession •Profession Expand Expertise and Become More Valuable 5/14/201512
  • 13. Why you should join Community • Attend any IEEE sponsored technical conference at a substantial discount • Networking opportunities via IEEE Section • IEEE memberNet • The Institute newsletter • myIEEE 5/14/201513
  • 14. Why you should join Knowledge • IEEE Spectrum magazine • IEEE-Wiley eBooks Library classic titles • Continuing Education Providers Program • IEEE.tv • Discounts on IEEE publications and products 5/14/201514
  • 15. Why you should join Profession • Awards & Scholarships • Career Alert • Consultants Database • IEEE Mentoring Connection • IEEE Job Site • Legal compliance 5/14/201515
  • 16. Staying Technically Current IEEE Spectrum Magazine  Monthly, the award-winning IEEE Spectrum magazine explores the creation, application and implications of new technologies IEEE Press E-Books Classics  200+ digitized books downloadable from IEEE Xplore, with 40-50 new e-books added annually IEEE.tv 2.0  IEEE’s Internet television network, exclusive Member programming, downloading privileges, and transcripts The Institute Newsletter  Monthly (4 print, 8 online) newsworthy IEEE activities both in professional and technical areas IEEE Potentials Magazine  6 issues (online), the magazine for technology's rising, student innovators IEEE Xplore Digital Library  Table-of-contents and abstracts
  • 17. Sections, Student Branches, and Technical Chapters  Local, face-to-face technical and social meetings  Engage peers through informative technical meetings  Recognition of accomplishments IEEE MemberNet  Authoritative member directory of IEEE  Networks personalized to each member  Opt-in privacy protection IEEE e-Mail Alias  Identifies you as the IEEE ‘family’  Virus protection and spam filtering IEEE Mentoring Connection  Peer-to-peer advice and counsel  Participate as either mentor or mentee Volunteering  Opportunities that build leadership skills and networking opportunities Professional Networking
  • 18. Membership paying for itself  As much as 50% off IEEE products  Registration discounts on 350+ conferences annually Additional Benefits (add-ons)… the power of volume purchasing*…  Financial Services  Insurance Services  Home & Office Services  Travel Services *Benefits vary by country Member Discounts / Reduced Rates
  • 19. Career Development & Recognition IEEE Job Site, Career Alert  Locate career opportunities easily and confidentially  Weekly email newsletter containing career advice Career Development Webinars Continuing Education Partners Program  Up to a 10% discount on online degree programs Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD), Life Membership  Membership communities serving the special interests and needs of recent graduates Awards & Scholarships  Recognizes the accomplishments of IEEE members  Enhance your resume with an IEEE scholarship
  • 20. Volunteering & Giving Back to Society Volunteering  Developing critical, non-technical skills that enable you to be more effective professionally Commitment to the Next Generation  Enabling low-cost student membership  Introduction of engineering and technology to young people worldwide Humanitarian Programs  IEEE Humanitarian Technology Network  IEEE President’s Change the World Competition  Humanitarian workshops IEEE Global History Network  Preservation, research, and dissemination of information about the history of electrical science and technology  Technological and organizational history of IEEE, its members, and their professions, in order to increase awareness
  • 21. IEEE Society membership enhances the benefits of IEEE membership  38 Societies representing a full spectrum of technical interests  Local technical chapters  Subscriptions and online content  Local technical chapters  Networking w/innovators, experts, and practitioners  Members-only rates on additional publications  Volunteering opportunities  Technical committees  Journal editors  Conference organizers Society Membership
  • 22. JOIN US http://www.ieee.org/join 5/14/201522

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