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Dear Colleagues,
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – Bangalore Section, as part of industry Relations, is embarking a new initiative to set up an “Industry Hub” entity.

Benefits to an Industry Ecosystem ?
We believe that the Industry HUB initiate will be instrumental in creating a more open ecosystem for championing technological initiatives with a much greater focus and impact to society at-large; and will create an effective collaboration forum for industrial entities by expanding their touch points in various technology segments.

Benefits to IEEE Bangalore Section ?

  • Strengthen its outreach with the Industry ecosystem
  • Strengthen its volunteer base to campion technical activities that would be of interest to existing IEEE Societies / Chapters, and the Industry ecosystem
  • Strengthen its volunteer base for championing standardization activities

 

Rules of Operation :

  • IEEE Bangalore Section Industry HUBs need to abide by the by-laws of IEEE at-large, and IEEE Bangalore Section in specific.
  • Industry HUBs will be technology centric. IEEE Bangalore Section has identified the following three technology segments; and each industry hub must take up and own one such technology segment.
    • Industrial IoT
    • Autonoumous Vehicles
    • SpaceX
  • Industry HUBs on identified technology segments will have a tenure of 3 years, with an organizational entity driving it each year and should be identified at the time of its constitution. For each specific year, the key office bearers (i.e., Chair, Vice-chair, Secretary and Treasurer) of an industry hub should be from the same organization to form an organizational entity.
  • The executive committee of the industry hub MUST have the following constitution:
    • Organizational Entity – 1st year -> 4 members
    • Organizational Entity – 2nd year -> 4 members
    • Organizational Entity – 3rd year -> 4 members
    • Representative of IEEE Bangalore Section (Industry Chair) -> 1 member
    • Representative of IEEE Bangalore Section (Standards Chair) -> 1 member
    • Representatives of at least 2 Technical Societies -> (min.) 2 members from each technical society
    • Representative of IEEE India -> 1 member
    • Representatives from other organization (industry, academia and startups) -> 10 members
  • IEEE Bangalore Section will review the relevance of the technology segments every 3 years.
  • IEEE Bangalore Section will provide logistic and financial support to all industry hubs.

 

We invite proposals on the Industry HUB program. The proposal should be no longer than 3 pages, and should include at least the following:

  • The name of the Industry Hub, and the respective technology segment (as per the guidelines given above)
  • The name, address, and bios (not exceeding 200 words) of each key volunteer
  • A brief description of the plan for the duration of 3 years, with a year-by-year breakup
  • A list of names and affiliations of potential executive committee members

 

All Industry HUB proposals should be submitted by sending an email to : prasant.misra@ieee.org and dileep.paruchuri@ieee.org

 

Important Deadlines :

  • Submission due: 15 June 2018
  • Notification of acceptance: 13 July 2018

Please do not hesitate to reach out to prasant.misra@ieee.org or dileep.paruchuri@ieee.org with any questions regarding this activity.

 

Sincerely,
Prasant Misra and Dileep Paruchuri (Co-Chair, Industry Relations – IEEE Bangalore Section)

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