IEEE Conference on the History of Technical Societies
This year’s conference, organized by the IEEE History Center and the IEEE History Committee, celebrates IEEE’s 125th anniversary by tracing the origins and development of professional technical associations worldwide. One theme is the role of professional groups in shaping technological advances and their contributions to society. Discussions of the history of IEEE and its technical societies are included. The conference is being held in Philadelphia to commemorate the founding meeting of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, one of IEEE’s two predecessor societies.
SPONSORS: IEEE Philadelphia Section, Drexel University, and the University of Pennsylvania
IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering
Covers principal key areas: research; knowledge sciences and automation; sensors and sensor networks; manufacturing, logistics, and supply-chain management; life-sciences and health-care automation; and meso-, micro-, and nanoscale automation.
SPONSOR: IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium
Topics include medical ultrasonics, sensors, nondestructive evaluation, industrial applications, physical acoustics, MEMS, and transducers and transducer materials. Several short presentations on the latest research in ultrasonics are scheduled.
SPONSOR: IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society
Christchurch, New Zealand
Topics include chemical and gas sensors; biosensors; optical, mechanical, and physical sensors; sensor/actuator systems; and networks.
SPONSOR: IEEE Sensors Council