This page includes the schedule for Sections Congress 2011 (SC2011).
Since SC2011 will only last a few days, the SC2011 Committee would like to get everyone engaged prior to and after the event. To support this effort, the SC2011 social media challenge was launched. Post, tweet, and blog about your SC2011 experiences before, during, and after the event by:
This is the opportunity for all attendees to get together and be officially welcomed to the 10th triennial Sections Congress.
The General Session sets the stage for the Breakout Sessions that are held throughout SC2011. The session will be held on Saturday morning and focus on the following:
There will be five Breakout Sessions on Saturday and Sunday, where speakers share information on specific topics with attendees, leaving time for a question and answer period. The following tracks have been established:
The SC2011 Exhibits will be open Saturday and Sunday, 20-21 August 2011, from 7:00 a.m. PDT to 5:00 p.m. PDT in the Golden Gate Ballroom. The exhibits area will offer delegates the opportunity to learn about IEEE products and services.
The SC2011 Poster Sessions will be open Saturday and Sunday, 20-21 August 2011, during prescribed times, in the Mission Tunnel. Each Section and Chapter was invited to submit abstracts of posters on topics that are related to an IEEE goal, with particular emphasis on benefits to IEEE members and the theme of SC2011, “Empowering Members to Create the Future.” Presenters will stand next to their posters, deliver short oral presentations, and answer questions regarding the topic of the poster.
The 2011 IEEE Honors Ceremony will be held on Saturday, 20 August. IEEE President, Moshe Kam, will serve as the Master of Ceremonies along with co-presenter, IEEE President-Elect, Gordon Day. The theme for this year's ceremony is the Power of Persistence. The program for the evening will include the recognition of 27 recipients including the Medal of Honor recipient, Morris Chang.
The IEEE Honors Ceremony will be available to view live on Saturday, 20 August at 6:00 p.m. PDT/18:00/22:00 UTC on the IEEE.tv network.
Howard Michel, Vice President, Member and Geographic Activities, will review the progress made on 2008 Sections Congress Recommendations.
Don't miss an optional event to be held on Sunday night - a trip to the world-class Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.
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Though much more value than the US$60 actual cost, the event itself is free, except for a subsidized transportation fee of US$10 per member (US$5 per additional guest).
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The Closing Ceremony will be the opportunity for the primary Section delegates to provide their official input on the SC2011 recommendations that have been prepared. Their input will be used to determine the top MGA projects for 2012 and beyond. The Closing Ceremony will also include the following speakers: