Prepared by: Rajendra Asthana, Chair for IEEE R10 LM Committee
Region 10 Life Members Committee (LMC) organized several activities this year
The first Region 10 LMC Meet was organized on 20th March 2022, which was attended by all 8 Committee Members. R10 Director, Mr. Deepak Mathur inaugurated the meeting. He highlighted that Region 10 today has 6 Councils and 60 Sections, and is the largest Region in IEEE. Region 10 has several affinity groups such as Young Professionals (YP), Women in Engineering (WIE), Consultant Network (CN) and Life Members (LM). Region 10 has 43 milestones, exceeded the Senior Member Elevation target in 2021, and NSW Section will celebrate its 50th Anniversary this year. Region 10 bi-annual SYWL Congress is being held from 11th to 14th August 2022 at Jeju Island, South Korea. He also highlighted the contributions of 150 volunteers in various R10 Committees.
The second R10 LMAC meet was organized on 12th June 2022 which was attended by all 8 Committee members. The committee deliberated on SYWL Congress, LMC and Region 10 awards and contests, Life Member tracks in R10 flagship conferences (TENSYMP & HTC), anniversary celebrations by R10 LMAGs, etc.
The first LMAG meet of the year was organized on 26th March 2022. 15 LMAG Chairs and R10 Director, Mr. Deepak Mathur attended the meeting. Participants deliberated on issues like the constitution of LMC 2022, LMC and R10 awards, expenses report filing procedure for individuals as well as Section/LMAG reimbursements, anniversary celebrations by R10 LMAGs, LM conferences as well as issues faced by LMAGs.
Life Member Awards
LMC launched the following new awards in 2022 for each IEEE Region.
The call for the nomination was issued on 1st March 2022 with the closing date of 15th April 2002. Based on nominations received, the following are awardees from Region 10.
Region 10 SYWL Congress
IEEE Region 10 Student, Young Professionals, Women in Engineering, Life Members (SYWL) Congress 2022 was held in Jeju Island, South Korea from 11th to 14th August 2022. The venue for the congress is Shinwha World Marriott Resort, Jeju, South Korea. The theme of this year’s congress is “Sound and Young Influence for World Leading”. The congress started at 1300 on 11th August 2022 and close at 12 Noon on 14th August 2022. Three sessions of 2 hours each are planned for LMs. Two sessions are organized on 12th and 13th August 2022. LM sessions include LMAG Meet for R10 LMAGs and invited/technical/industrial talks. Details can be accessed at the SYWL Congress website http://sywl2022.ieeer10.org/.