Global Communications Newsletter (GCN)

INTERVIEW

IEEE ComSoc in the Europe, Middle East and Africa Region: Interview with Luca Foschini, Director of the EMEA Region

By Luca Foschini - Director of the EMEA Region and Stefano Bregni - Global Communications Newsletter Editor-in-Chief, Director Conference Operations

This article continues the series of nine interviews to the Officers of the IEEE ComSoc Member and Global Activities (MGA) Council, which is published every month on the Global Communications Newsletter.

In this series of articles, I introduce the Vice-President and the six Directors on the MGA Council (namely: Member Services, Industry Outreach, and AP, NA, LA, EMEA Regions), as well as the two Chairs of the Women in Communications Engineering (WICE) and Young Professionals (YP) Standing Committees. In each interview...

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CHAPTER REPORT

San Diego Chapter, USA: Better Connected in the Pandemic

By Liangping Ma - Qualcomm Technologies, San Diego ComSoc Chapter Chair, USA

The COVID-19 pandemic, to say the least, has disrupted our normal lives, including holding and attending regular technical talks at a physical venue – an important part of the IEEE activities before the pandemic that had greatly benefited the IEEE members. Shortly after the outbreak of the pandemic, the IEEE ComSoc San Diego chapter quickly moved all technical talks online. Thanks to the communication technologies owing much to the contributions from members of IEEE ComSoc, holding meetings online turned out to be beneficial in terms of better connecting the speakers, the attendees, and the organizers, and overcoming geographical barriers...

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CHAPTER REPORT

IEEE ComSoc Central Texas - Austin Chapter, USA Winner of the 2021 Chapter Achievement Award

By Fawzi Behman - Central Texas Austin Chapter Chair, USA

On behalf of the Austin Chapter leadership team and members we express our deep appreciation for ComSoc awarding the Austin Chapter for 2021 North America Region (R1-7) Chapter Achievement Award.

We are also pleased to report that Austin Chapter has received Regional Chapter Achievement Award (CAA) and Chapter of the Year Award (CoY) for the years 2015, 2017 and 2020.

I’d like to share some of the factors that helped us to serve the member and community at large.

Contribution to IEEE ComSoc Chapter

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