Rajendra K.Asthana, Chair for IEEE R10 LMAG Committee

  • Based on presentation at the R10 ExCom at Queenstown, New Zealand on 11th January 2020, an award was instituted for IEEE R10 Life Members.  This award has been named as “R10 Life Member Outstanding Volunteer Award”. Call for nominations for this award was issued on 24th March 2020 with the last date for submission of nomination as 15th May 2020. Four nominations were received for this award and these are currently under evaluation.
  • Total number of activities conducted during the year 2019 exceeded 50. However COVID 19 has adversely affected activities planned for 2020.
  • R10 Life Member Committee was finalised in February and included life members from South Australia, Seoul and Bangalore Section LMAGs.
  • The R10 Life Member Committee successfully convinced the Hong Kong Section to establish a new LMAG. Petition is expected to be submitted soon. 
  • R10 Life Member Committee held 2 online meetings. The first meet was in February 2020 and the second meet in May 2020 to review progress of activities planned and future proposals.
  • 4 meetings were held for the MGA-LM committee. Three online WebEx meetings in January, March & May 2020 and one F2F meeting at San Antonio, Texas on 17th & 18th January 2020 where plans & budget were discussed.
  • SYWL Congress scheduled to be held at Bangkok during September 2020 has been shifted to December and in case the situation is not conducive then, it may be postponed to 2021.