14 Apr

New USPTO Fast-Track Program for COVID-Related Inventions

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) will soon accept petitions for expedited resolution of ex parte appeals for COVID-related inventions. There is no cost for appeals related to COVID-19 in this pilot program, which starts on April 15, 2021. A COVID-related appeal for eligibility […]

01 Apr

Free X-STEM All Access Speaker Series for Kids

Tune in April 20-23 for X-STEM All Access, a FREE, entertaining, educational, and interactive online STEM experience. Content is geared towards students from grades 6-12, but all children and adults are welcome! Through a series of daily livestream events, students will hear from an exclusive group of visionaries who aim to inspire kids about careers […]

25 Mar

IEEE SusTech Early-Bird Registration Ending Soon

Early-bird registration for the IEEE SusTech 2021 virtual conference is ending soon!Until March 30th, prices are as follows:IEEE Member*Non-MemberIEEE Student*Student Non-MemberIEEE Life Member*US$50US$75US$25US$50US$25After March 30th, prices go up $25. Register today to save.About IEEE SusTech:Environmental Sustainability is a major issue facing humanity. To meet present needs without compromising our future, advances in sustainable technology, policy […]

22 Mar

2021 USPTO Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium

Don’t miss the next free, online installment of the 2021 Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium (WES), “Investing in innovation,” from the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Catch it live this Wednesday, March 24, from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. ET. Tune in to learn about funding opportunities for women entrepreneurs. You can register for this program here. Attendees […]

25 Feb

White Paper: Why (and How) America Should Upgrade Our Vulnerable Electrical Grid

WASHINGTON (25 February 2021) – A new white paper from IEEE-USA, written by the nation’s leading power engineers, addresses challenges and suggests solutions to current electrical grid shortcomings that are both technically feasible and economical. Challenges facing the U.S. electric power grid include aging equipment, physical and cyber security threats, transmission losses, wildfires and extreme […]

09 Feb

Student Members Save 50%

Don’t miss this special promotion: student members save 50% on IEEE Membership dues! To take advantage of this offer, students can use promo code FUTURE50 at checkout when joining or renewing their IEEE membership. Students who recently renewed or joined at full price can reach out to the IEEE Contact Center at: contactcenter@ieee.org and request […]

08 Feb

Workplace Norms That Work

Join DiscoverE on Wednesday, February 10 for their latest webinar in their Persist Series: Workplace Norms That Work. This series aims to build staying power for women in engineering and tech. Streaming live the second Wednesday of every month, you’ll hear inspiring stories and candid discussion of topics like inclusive workplace cultures, being an active […]