9th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition (ECCE 2017)

The Greater Cincinnati IEEE Section is happy to invite you to two IEEE events that will be collocated in Cincinnati, October 1 to October 5. The 9th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition (ECCE 2017), sponsored by the IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) and the IEEE Industrial Applications Society (IAS), will take place at the Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati. IEEE IAS will also hold its 52nd Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency.

ECCE is the foremost IEEE conference in the field of electrical and electromechanical energy conversion. ECCE 2017 will feature both industry-driven and application-oriented technical sessions, as well as industry expositions and seminars. It will provide engineers, researchers, and professionals a perfect blend of state of the art, technical prowess and commercial opportunities in one attractive location. Furthermore, this year’s conference pays extra attention to the topic of Aircraft Electrification, with several talks given by GE Aviation. More details can be found in the How 2 Power’s July Newsletter.

Conference Sites
Duke Energy Convention Center
525 Elm St
Cincinnati, OH, USA

Hyatt Regency Cincinnati
151 West 5th Street
Cincinnati, OH, USA

Conference Websites




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Washington, DC 20036-4910

IEEE-USA: H-1B Outsourcing Bill Will Not End Outsourcing

WASHINGTON (6 January 2017) — Reps. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Scott Peters (D-Calif.) have introduced legislation to combat outsourcing within the H-1B visa program. While the bill recognizes how destructive the H-1B program can be, it doesn’t do nearly enough to reign in outsourcing companies or protect American jobs.

“Hundreds of Americans lost their jobs to the H-1B program in Rep. Issa and Peters’ congressional districts,” IEEE-USA President Karen Pedersen said. “Yet their bill will allow thousands more jobs to be lost in the future.”

“It is simply unacceptable — at any wage rate — for companies to fire Americans and replace them with non-Americans who will never be allowed to become citizens.” Continue reading

IEEE Member Discounts, Take Another Look !

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IEEE Women in Enginering International Leadership Conference (IEEE WIE-ILC)

Lead Beyond. Developing Inspirational Women Who Change the World

 Registration now OPEN

Join us in beautiful San Francisco, often called “Everybody’s Favorite City,” for a wonderful opportunity to develop leadership skills, network with industry leaders and expand your knowledge base at the inaugural IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference (WIE-ILC) on 1-3 May 2014.

Register now for early discounted rates

For more information:  http://ieee-wie-ilc.org/#


2014 IEEE Conferences

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19-22 February 2014

Washington, D.C.

IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference

3-4 April 2014

Corpus Christi, Texas

IEEE Green Technologies Conference (IEEE GREENTECH 2014)

30 April – 2 May 2014

College Park, Md.

2014 IEEE International Engineering, Security, and Project Professionals Conference (ESP 2014)

15-18 May 2014

Providence, R.I.

2014 IEEE-USA Annual Meeting and InnoTek 2014: Innovations in Technology Technical Conference

23-24 May 2014

Chicago, Ill.

2014 IEEE International Symposium on Ethics in Engineering, Science, and Technology (ETHICS 2014)

24-26 July 2014

Portland, Ore.

IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability (SusTech 2014)

10-13 October 2014

San Jose, Calif.

2014 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC)

27-29 October 2014

Ronkonkoma, N.Y.
(Long Island)

IEEE NewNEB DC Utility Power Conference & Exhibition (NewNEB 2014)


2001 L Street, N.W., Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036-4910

 Workshop on How America Invents Act Will Affect Best Business Practices Coming to Arlington, Va., Friday; Live Webcast Also Available

WASHINGTON (15 October 2012) — Are you ready for the biggest change in patent law in more than 140 years? Find out how you can protect yourself in light of the America Invents Act with a “Workshop on How the AIA Will Affect Best Business Practices.”

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Washington, DC 20036-4928

IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference Seeks Technical & Non-Technical Papers

WASHINGTON (23 March 2012) — IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference organizers are seeking technical and non-technical papers on the role technology can play in improving lives and creating business opportunities for people in emerging nations.

Accepted papers will be presented during the second annual conference, 21-24 October 2012, at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel (http://www.ieeeghtc.org/home/). They will be published in conference proceedings and available through the digital library IEEE Xplore. The submission deadline is 20 April.

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Washington, DC 20036-4910

 IEEE-USA Contributes to Another Successful EWeek in Nation’s Capital
WASHINGTON (28 February 2012) — From Discover Engineering Family Day to the Future City Competition National Finals, IEEE-USA played a key role in last week’s successful National Engineers Week events in the nation’s capital. The IEEE/IEEE-USA New Face of Engineering — Professional Edition was also unveiled.
Discover Engineering Family Day
Family Day got EWeek (19-25 February) started a day early when 9,596 visitors came to the National Building Museum to learn about Continue reading

Call for speaker

The IEEE-USA conference will be held in Cincinnati, OH this year.  The program begins the evening of 3 May and continues until lunch time on 6 May 2012.  The theme for this conference is Innovation taking Flight.  The Cincinnati section is a co-sponsor with the Dayton and Columbus sections.  The main plenary program begins on Friday, 4 May.  The Cincinnati section has a 20 minute time slot assigned for a speaker at 11:00 a.m. Friday.  The Executive committee for our Cincinnati section is looking for a person that would be willing to prepare and give this short speech.  Contact Stephen Fridrick, chair, for more information.  (stephen.fridrick@ge.com, 513-243-5361)