Continuing education is an essential part of being an engineer. To remain on the leading edge of technology and innovation, especially in the rapidly-evolving, emerging, and interdisciplinary knowledge which is the foundation of modern complex applications, continuing education is crucial to ensure ability of addressing modern challenges and develop innovative solutions, as well as advancing the technologies.
Strategic actions can be envisioned in various directions to point out the value of advancing technology for the ultimate benefit of humanity, i.e., for the social and economic advancement of the society as well as for improving the quality of life of every individual:
Since some years, I am promoting collaboration among Societies, Technical Councils, Standard Association, Regions, and Sections to understand respective needs and synergies as One IEEE. This approach strengthen bonds, improve effectiveness, enhance knowledge dissemination, expand people networking, support interdisciplinary areas, increase service/product users, reduce duplications, and reduce expenses.
Across Organizational Units, I would like to promote:
Transparency of decisions and finances is essential to understand budget. Pervasive and deep participation of diverse-thinking volunteers and Organizational Units to decision processes is essential for comprehensive analysis. These principles should be preserved for appropriate monitoring and control.
I will focus on creating a personalized offer for every individual so that IEEE be a unique comprehensive experience for her/him. Specifically, I will work with all Boards and organizational units catalyzing our efforts on: