All groups of our scientific and professional community should be equally nurtured. While maintaining and reinforcing the services and the products which are valuable to academia, we should expand and create more products and services addressing the needs of professionals, industry and entrepreneurs as well as people in government agencies.
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: