IEEE and its members inspire a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow through highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing, and technology information around the globe.
IEEE membership offers access to technical innovation, cutting-edge information, networking opportunities, and exclusive member benefits. Members support IEEE's mission to advance technology for humanity and the profession, while memberships build a platform to introduce careers in technology to students around the world.
As the world's largest technical professional organization, IEEE offers a number of ways to get involved with technical and local communities. These communities are active participants in research and authorship, conferences, and important conversations about today's most relevant technical topics locally and globally.
IEEE sponsors nearly 1,900 annual conferences and events worldwide, curating cutting-edge content for all of the technical fields of interest within IEEE. Use the IEEE conference search to find the right conference for you to share and discuss innovation and interact with your community.
IEEE nurtures, develops, and advances the building of global technologies. As a leading developer of industry standards in a broad range of technologies, IEEE SA drives the functionality, capabilities, safety, and interoperability of products and services, transforming how people live, work, and communicate. IEEE standards provide the bricks and mortar for a globally level playing field for innovation; protect public safety, health, and wellbeing; and contribute to a more sustainable future.
IEEE provides a wide range of quality publications that make the exchange of technical knowledge and information possible among technology professionals. This essential content, categorized below, is delivered through the IEEE Xplore® Digital Library.
IEEE is a leader in engineering and technology education, providing resources for pre-university, university, and continuing professional education. IEEE offers innovative STEM and university education and recognition programs for students and their teachers, facilitates the accreditation of engineering programs at the university level, and offers ongoing continuing professional education for practitioners and engineering faculty through platforms such as the IEEE Learning Network (ILN). Explore education programs and offerings from IEEE below.
Through IEEE, you can connect with others who share your technical interests across the globe.
You can connect with IEEE locally through members, affinity and special interest groups, student communities, and humanitarian activities.
IEEE has 39 technical Societies that provide benefits to members within specialized fields of interest. Society memberships enable you to stay current within your chosen technology profession, keep in touch with your peers, and invest in your career.
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Other Technical Communities
IEEE Technical Councils are groups of Societies working together in broad areas of technology, sponsoring member activities such as technical meetings, publishing, promoting educational activities, and developing standards.
Members have unique local opportunities. You can attend technical presentations, create strong peer-to-peer connections, and participate in leadership opportunities that can make a positive distinction in IEEE members' jobs and careers.
Student Branches provide an opportunity for Student members to begin networking in their areas of interest and future profession. There are nearly 2,000 Student Branches in 80 countries, at various educational institutions.
IEEE affinity and special interest groups are local units of IEEE organizational units, or standing committees. To form a group in your Section or Council, complete and submit an IEEE Affinity Group Petition.