The IEEE is a non-profit, technical professional association of more
than 360,000 individual members in approximately 175 countries. The
full name is the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers,
Inc., although the organization is most popularly known and referred
to by the letters I-E-E-E.
The South Saskatchewan IEEE Section was established on May 10, 1956.
Through its members, the IEEE is a leading authority in technical
areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and
telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer
electronics, among others.
Through its technical publishing, conferences and consensus-based
standards activities, the IEEE
- produces 30
percent of the world's published literature in electrical engineering,
computers and control technology,
- holds annually
more than 300 major conferences and
- has nearly 900
active standards with 700 under development.
To advance global prosperity by fostering technological innovation,
enabling members' careers and promoting community world-wide.
IEEE Mission: The IEEE promotes the engineering process of
creating, developing, integrating, sharing, and applying knowledge about
electro and information technologies and sciences for the benefit of
humanity and the profession.