New Technology Connections is your resource to emerging technologies within the IEEE. The IEEE Future Directions team has identified the technologies on this page as primary focus areas and has established them as formal initiatives to engage IEEE and the general public. For each initiative, you will find a wealth of knowledge, resources, and opportunities to participate. Visit each featured portal for access to upcoming conferences, news articles, technical papers, related standards, professional organizations, and academic programs. To get involved in the initiatives and to stay informed, please join our free technical communities available on each of the portals below. To learn more, contact Future Directions.
Get involved in the current Future Directions Initiatives:
Have an idea? The IEEE Future Directions Committee is accepting proposals to explore new initiatives in emerging technologies. This is an open call to all IEEE Societies, Councils, graduated initiatives, and other OUs. Please see the form below for instructions.
Read the latest issue of the IEEE Future Directions Newsletter:
IEEE CLOUDSCAPE Newsletter on IEEE and Big Data - May 2016 issue (PDF, 121 KB)
IEEE Rebooting Computing Supports National Strategic Computing Initiative: Read press release
IEEE Software Defined Networks launches new Softwarization eNewsletter: Read inaugural issue
IEEE Selects Municipalities to Engage in IEEE Smart Cities Initiative: Read press release
Join Future Directions at the following events.
These initiatives have reached maturity after following through a full life cycle within Future Directions. Visit their web portals to continue to participate and learn about new volunteer opportunities.