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Bringing Standards to Life
IEEE Standards Association Magnifies the Transformational Impact of Technologies
Telephone poles, electrical wires, and the seamless delivery of power into your home...ever wonder how it all works? Standards help to enable power delivery, usage tracking, smart metering, interoperability and communications over power lines.
Fewer Wires, Lighter Cars:
IEEE 802.3 Ethernet standard will reduce the weight of wires used in vehicles
Over the last 40 years, the hardware and associated software in cars have become quite sophisticated.
Joint IEEE, Google Meeting Supports Women Engineers
How do you land your dream job? What must you do to have a successful career? And how can women engineers serve as role models? Answers to these questions and more were put before the audience at the Enhancing the Sustainability of Women in Technology meeting held jointly in January by the IEEE Women in Engineering group and Google at the company’s headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.
Call For Papers – IEEE-SIIT 2013
The 8th International Conference on Standardization and Innovation in Information Technology (IEEE-SIIT 2013) aims at bringing together representatives of these communities to foster the exchange of insights and views on all issues surrounding ICT standards and standardisation. IEEE-SIIT is looking for submissions on various topics around IT standards, standardization, and innovation. Paper submissions are due 15 May 2013.
Nominate a Colleague for an IEEE Award
Please take the time to honor a worthy colleague you know, who has made significant contributions to IEEE standards with a nomination. The nomination period for 2013 begins on 1 February and runs through 31 July. The IEEE Standards Association Awards Ceremony will be held during our December meeting series on 8 December 2013.
Calls for participation
The Next Generation Service Overlay Networks (NGSON) Working Group is looking for participants to help develop IEEE P1903™ Standard for Content Delivery Protocols, Service Composition Protocols, and Self-organizing Management Protocols of NGSON.
The IEEE P1076.1™ Working Group needs your help to review and revise IEEE 1076.1™-2007, VHDL Analog and Mixed-Signal Extensions.