MARCH 2022
ICYMI:  An Online Discussion with Rep. G.K. Butterfield

In case you missed it, on 15 March, IEEE-USA hosted an online discussion with U.S. Congressman G.K. Butterfield to discuss his work in Congress to strengthen broadband access, optimize the benefits of renewable energy sources, invest in emerging technologies and innovation for the 21st century, and secure strong funding for the National Science Foundation. IEEE-USA also presented Rep. Butterfield with the IEEE-USA Award for Distinguished Public Service and for his longtime championship of congressional investment in R&D. You can view the discussion at the link below.

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Scenes From The Hill

Who says working on The Hill isn't exciting? Pictured here, IEEE-USA Congressional Fellow Clarissa Bhargava (left) had a chance to meet U.S. Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson. Bhargava is serving in the office of Senator Ben Ray Luján, where she is an integral part of the Senator’s energy, environment, and innovation policy team. For more information about IEEE-USA Government Fellowships, click below.


New E-Book: Famous Women in Engineering History – Book 1: Hedy Lamarr

Book 1 in the series explores the life and glamorous career of Hedy Lamarr — inventor extraordinaire and Hollywood star. This e-book is FREE to IEEE members.

E-Book: Famous Women in Engineering History – Book 1: Hedy Lamarr

New Webinar Series: USPTO Copyright, IP, Trademark and Patent Series

Beginning on 20 April, IEEE-USA is partnering with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to offer a series of free, monthly webinars on intellectual property basics.

Webinar Series: USPTO IP Basics

New Audiobook: Critical Thinking Skills for Engineers – Book 4: On Open-mindedness

This new audiobook looks into areas that collectively contribute to open-mindedness: Overcoming cultural bias; Objectivity; Humility; Inclusivity; Observation; and Reflection.

Audiobook: Critical Thinking Skills for Engineers – Book 4: On Open-mindedness

Manga: Download Three Free Manga Titles From IEEE Japan Council

The IEEE Japan Council Student Activities Committee recently organized a Manga plot contest for IEEE student members. IEEE-USA has partnered with the IEEE Japan Council to make these three Manga titles available through the IEEE-USA shop.

Manga Project

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This bi-weekly e-mail update notifies subscribers of upcoming IEEE-USA Washington Update livestreams, hosted by IEEE-USA Government Relations Director Russ Harrison, as well as other virtual and in-person public policy events.

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IEEE New Initiatives Program is looking for Bright Ideas!

The IEEE New Initiatives program helps bring great ideas to light. If you have an idea for a particular program, product, or service offering that can make a significant impact on IEEE members, the public, or a technical community, please share your vision with the IEEE New Initiatives Committee (NIC). The New Initiatives program can provide either seed funding or higher levels of funding for innovative ideas. IEEE members, volunteers, and IEEE Organizational Units (OUs) are encouraged to submit their ideas. NIC strongly encourages IEEE OUs to cooperate with each other on submissions.


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Webinars, Conferences & Events
Livestream: Bi-Weekly Washington Update

When: 31 March  |  1 PM EST
Presenter: Russ Harrison

*Registration not required*

Webinar: Intellectual Property 101

Webinar: Intellectual Property 101

When:  20 April  |  2 PM ET

Webinar: Social Media Power Hour

Webinar: Social Media Power Hour - Amp Up Your Social Skills in 60 Minutes

When:  30 March  |  2 PM ET

Webinar: Out of The Maze

On-Demand Webinar: Out of The Maze

Webinar: Job Search Strategies for 2022

On-Demand Webinar: Job Search Strategies for 2022

Webinar: Personal Branding: Increasing Your Career Opportunities

On-Demand Webinar: Personal Branding - Increasing Your Career Opportunities

2022 IEEE-USA Co-Sponsored Conferences & Events
(and/or where IEEE-USA has an Exhibition Booth)
30 Mar - 3 Apr Houston, TX IEEE Green Technologies Conference (GreenTech)
31 Mar - 3 Apr Mobile, AL IEEE SouthEastCon
21 - 23 Apr VIRTUAL IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability (SusTech)
6 - 9 Jun VIRTUAL IEEE World AI IOT Congress 2022 (AIIOT)
8 - 11 Sep Santa Clara, CA IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC)
3 - 5 Nov Providence, RI IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Forum East
14 - 15 Nov VIRTUAL IEEE Virtual International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST)


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