- ICC News and Announcements....
December 17, 2014 - Updates to Standards Status & Policies and Procedures
for Working Groups
Two important documents have been updated on the website,
of particular interest to all Working group chairs and vice chairs.
Standards Chair John Merando has updated the
standards status spreadsheet
to reflect some recent PAR extensions. WG Chairs/Vice Chairs should check
this to make sure their understanding of their PAR status matches the IEEE SA's
Also updated are the
Policies and Procedures for Working Groups which were recently modified by
the IEEE-SA Audit Committee. Any questions about these changes should be
directed to Lauri Hiivala.
November 20, 2014 - NRC Engineer of the Year
ICC's own Gabe Taylor was recently recognized as the
Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) Engineer of the Year. Gabe has been active
in ICC for several years and now serves as Chair of WG D19 IEEE P 1844, Standard
For Testing Fire Resistive Cables For Use In Nuclear Facilities and Vice Chair
of WG D15 IEEE P1202 Vertical Tray Flame Test Protocol. Gabe is an Engineer in
the NRC's Fire Research Branch in Rockville, MD. Each year the NRC selects its
top Engineer from among its3,800 employees. That Engineer then is automatically
in competition for the Federal Engineer of the Year Award with candidates from
24 other Federal Agencies. Gabe will join these other winners for the
announcement of the overall winner at a ceremony at the National Press Club in
Washington, DC on February 26, 2015. Congratulations and good luck Gabe!!
November 20, 2014 - Fall Meeting Awards
We honored a number of our members at the Fall 2014
Meeting, including presenting the ICC Distinguished Service Award to
Joe Zimnoch, and the 2014 PES Technical
Council Young Professionals Award to Michael Mueller. Check out all the
October 23, 2014 - Guidance for Technical Subcommittees and Working Groups
Two presentations were given at the fall meeting, which
are important for anyone wanting to be active with standards development.
presentation on our ICC Policies and Procedures for Working Groups was
given, outlining the rules we are required to follow in working groups.
Also given was a presentation on
Robert's Rules of Order, and their application to the standards process.
These presentations contain infomration important not just for WG Chairs and
Vice Chairs, but anyone involved in the standards process. Thanks to Lauri
Hiivala for these presentations.
September 24, 2014 - Mobile Agenda - Guidebook
The Fall 2014 ICC agenda is available on your mobile
device using the Guidebook app. Instructions on use and installation are
available on the
Fall 2014 meeting page.
September 23, 2014 - Fall 2014 Newsletter
The Fall 2014 ICC newsletter is now available at the
Find out the latest happenings within the ICC and what will be taking place in
Colorado Springs. As always, your comments and suggestions are welcome.
September 23, 2014 - Fall 2014 Final Agenda
What is intended to be the final update to the
agenda for the
Fall 2014 meeting is posted
here. Check back here
and at registration for any last minute changes.
June 27, 2014 - Why Conferences Matter
Have you ever wondered why you should bother to come to a conference like an ICC
meeting? Has your management ever asked why they should send you?
IEEE.tv has recently posted the second in a series of short documentaries about
"Why Conferences Matter". Have a look at
this video to see how conferences have played a major part in the
development of communities for technology professionals. You can find the
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