EDCAS Chapter & LEAP Joint Meeting @ Cal Poly Pomona. Bldg 9, Room 409
Feb 28 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

IEEE Foothill Section EDCAS Chapter & LEAP Joint Meeting

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

7:00 – 8:30 PM

Cal Poly Pomona, Bldg. 9, Room 409


Guest Speaker: Dr. Yutao He

Dr. Yutao He is a Senior Technologist at NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), leading technology development in innovative avionics systems for future space exploration missions. He has won numerous NASA/JPL awards, including NASA Group Achievement Award, NASA New Technology Awards, and JPL institutional awards.



  • What You Need to Know Before Graduating
  • The Importance of Job Experience
  • Resumes & Reviews
  • Interviewing 101 for Engineering Jobs
  • How to be Successful in a STEM career
  • How to be Successful in a STEM career
  • Life After School


Food will be provided

Section Monthly Meeting @ IHOP
Mar 14 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Foothill Section Monthly Meeting

6:30 – 7:00 – Networking

7:00 – 9:30 – Meeting Proper

TechIgnite Conference @ Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Hotel
Mar 21 – Mar 22 all-day
IEEE Computer Society

Space is Limited.

TechIgnite – Two Days to the Truth Behind Technology*
March 21 – 22, 2017 | Burlingame, CA

As a valued IEEE customer, we are reaching out to offer you and your co-workers a limited-time discounted entrance fee to IEEE’s TechIgnite 2017 conference. Your rate is only $189 (regular price $479). Use promo code: Customer. Special offer expires February 15.

Don’t miss this special opportunity to hear and interact with 30+ Top Executive from Google, Cray, GE Digital, Salesforce, IBM and others – 

The Global Cyber Threat Landscape
Raytheon’s Vice President Cyber Programs, Jeff Snyder; Jeff dives into the global threats facing organizations today, strategies to mitigate exposure and tactical considerations needed to ensure effective defenses.

Cyberwar at Home, Strengthening the Nation’s Defenses
MITRE’s Director Cyber Strategy Implementation, Bobbie Stempfley; Bobbie explains how a balanced approach of governmental and industrial initiatives, innovative concepts and sharing of information form the barrier to cyber-attacks that strengthen our defenses as a nation.

Machine Learning for Recommendation and Personalization
Netflix’s Director of Machine Learning, Tony Jebara; we use machine learning to rank a large catalog, i.e. personalized content selection that determines how relevant each of our titles is to you. We also find how to best present these movie choices. We do this through statistically-principled exploration and optimization of both user engagement and retention.

Additionally, other keynote speakers include world-renowned technology leaders:
•  Steve Wozniak, Co-Founder of Apple Computer, Chief Scientist, Primary Data, and
•  Grady Booch, Chief Scientist of Software Engineering, IBM

Learn the latest trends, developments and case studies from over 30 leading technology gurus  – they’ll dispel the myths about disruptive technologies such as:

  • Machine Learning/Deep Learning
  • Quantum Computing
  • Adaptive Cybersecurity
  • Operational Intelligence
  • Blockchain

and reveal actionable problem solving techniques you can apply today. Click HERE to register today!

*Approved for 16 hour PDH credit!

Links best viewed in Chrome or Firefox.

IEEE: Advancing Techonology for Humanity IEEE Computer Society
2017 IEEE Green Technologies Conference (GREENTECH) @ Marriott Tech Center Hotel Information
Mar 30 – Mar 31 all-day

IEEE Green Technologies Conference (GREENTECH)

Conference Date: 30-31 March 2017
Location: Denver, Colorado

The 9th Annual IEEE Green Technologies Conference (GreenTech) was conceived to address one of the most pressing challenges of our time: securing green and clean energy sources for the 21st century to protect the environment, and help build a more resilient power grid. GreenTech is now in its 9th year, and hopes to draw insights, and encourage collaboration, from many disciplines and backgrounds to address these challenges.


Paper Submission: 5 December 2016
Paper Acceptance Notice: 15 January 2017

IEEE SoutheastCon @ Embassy Suites Hotel
Mar 30 – Apr 2 all-day

Welcome to SoutheastCon 2017

“The Internet of Smart Ideas”

Sponsored by:

The IEEE Region 3 and the IEEE North Carolina Council


Welcome – From the Conference Steering Committee

Chair – Charles J. Lord P.E. (

Vice Chair – Silvia Middleton (

Treasurer – Brian Kowald (

Sponsors / Exhibits: Lee Stogner (

Professional Program: TBA   (

Student Program: Rodney Radford / Pat Donohoe

Registration: Mark Stokes  (

Webmaster: Jim Corr (

Mentors: Jim Conrad / Sean Haynes

On behalf of the IEEE Region 3  SoutheastCon 2017, and the many talented and dedicated volunteers and staff who have contributed their time and effort, we welcome you to Charlotte/Concord.   We have constructed a superb technical program as discussed in the welcoming remarks by , our Technical Program Chair:

We look forward to an exciting IEEE SoutheastCon 2017 and hope that our innovations will enhance your technology experience.  We also hope that you will be able to find time before or after the conference to enjoy the many exciting experiences that the Charlotte area has to offer.  SoutheastCon is the annual IEEE Region 3 Technical, Professional, and Student Conference.  It brings together Computer Scientists, Electrical, and Computer Engineering professionals, faculty and students to share the latest information through technical sessions, tutorials, and exhibits. It is the most influential conference in Region 3 for promoting awareness of the technical contributions made by our profession to the advancement of engineering science and to the community.   As usual, attendance and technical program participation from areas outside IEEE Region 3 are encouraged and welcomed.

NOTE:  Hotel Registration is already open. Register early.  Register NOW.

Call For Papers, Tutorials and Workshops

The annual IEEE SoutheastCon conferences promote all aspects of theories and applications of engineering disciplines. Sponsored by the IEEE Region-3, this event will attract researchers, professionals, and students from the Southeastern region of the U.S. SoutheastCon 2017 will feature tutorial sessions and workshops along with the Technical Program. Submit your paper or proposal for tutorial/workshop NOW at conference Website: Questions of a general nature should be directed to the Technical Program Chair.

IEEE SoutheastCon 2017 invites prospective authors to submit their original technical work on any aspects of engineering, science, and technology of current interest to the conference. Topic areas appropriate for technical program submissions include, but are not limited to, the following:

Power and Sustainable Energy Signal and Image Processing Robotics and Computer Vision
· Cybersecurity & Information Assurance · Big Data and Warehouse Architecture · Simulation and Game Development
· Health Informatics and Healthcare · Applications and Interdisciplinary · Bioengineering and Bioinformatics
· Communications and Networking · Software Engineering · Optics and Optoelectronics
· Control and Automation · Sensor Networks · Devices and Semiconductors
· Embedded Systems · Electromagnetics and Microwaves · Instrumentation & Measurements
· Nanotechnology and Materials · Geosciences and Remote Sensing · Social Implications of Technology
ISC West Security Show – International Security Conference & Exposition @ Sands Expo, Las Vegas
Apr 5 – Apr 7 all-day

ISC WEST is THE largest security industry trade show in the U.S. At ISC West you will have the chance to network with over 29,000 security professionals through:

  • New Products & Technologies encompassing everything from access control to unmanned vehicles from over 1,000 Exhibitors & Brands.
  • Working with SIA, ISC also features world class education to learn about every facet of the security industry. For more info on SIA Education@ISC click here
  • NEW! Unmanned Security Expo – an all-new event launching within ISC West focusing on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Unmanned Ground Robotics & Vehicles (UGVs), and the various software and applications that support them.
  • NEW! Connected Security Expo (CSE) moved to the ISC West Show Floor – as the digital and physical worlds collide, it is increasingly important for industry professionals to protect their organizations and clients from both physical and cyber threats. CSE provides holistic solutions for today’s connected organizations. To get the most out of your trip, Refer your IT Security Colleagues to the Show Here and attend as a buying team.
Section Monthly Meeting @ IHOP
Apr 11 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Foothill Section Monthly Meeting

6:30 – 7:00 – Networking

7:00 – 9:30 – Meeting Proper

2017 IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security @ The Westin Hotel
Apr 25 – Apr 26 all-day

2017 IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland SecurityConference Date: 25-27 April 2017
Location: Waltham, Mass. (Boston area)

The 16th annual IEEE Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST ’17) will bring together innovators from leading academic, industry and business; Homeland Security Centers of Excellence; and government programs to provide a forum to discuss ideas, concepts and experimental results.


Paper Abstracts Deadline: 1 November 2016
Paper, Poster and Tutorial Acceptance Notification: 1 December 2016
Final Paper Submission Deadline: 1 March 2017


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