IEEE conference organizers are critical to the planning and implementation of more than 1,100 high-quality technical conferences each year. Conference organizers serve a variety of roles within their conference committee, and may hold other positions within their section, chapter or society.
If you are a member of IEEE and are interested in becoming an IEEE Conference Organizer, here are some steps to get started:
- Contact your IEEE society/council and IEEE region/section/chapter
- Use the checklist and timeline for planning an IEEE conference
- Learn about the annual Panel of Conference Organizers (POCO)
- Browse back issues of the Conference Organizers' Newsletter
In addition, please take the time to review the following:
- Conference Application
- Conference Financial Management and Reporting
- Technical Program
- Conference Publications
- Pannel of Conference Organizers (POCO)
- Conference Organizers Manual
- Required Documentation
- Additional Resources
Applying for PELS Technical Co-sponsorship
Before getting started review the information regardin the IEEE Conference Exchange http:// www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/organizers/icx.html It is a primary resource for ensuring the timely review of the conference proposal for possible sponsorship.
To initiate the process go to the following link- http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/ conferences/organizers/conf_app.html Complete the information on the form. This is an electronic process and will give the option to save and return to complete any missing information.
PELS guidelines for technical co-sponsorships:
- Sufficient evidence should exist about the technical quality, and integrity of the review process.
- PELS must be represented in the technical committee by PELS members with relevant expertise.
- A target community must be served by the event, for example PELS chapters
- The event should not interfere with other PELS events or interest.
- MOU at least 6 months before event.
- A preference exist for publishing the content in Explore. (Benefit to PELS members).
- The review process should be auditable.