No.5 (July 12, 2001)

Publications Committee Chair Shigehiko Suzuki

Other Information

The First Chapter Operations Committee Meeting of 2001

The IEEE Society Chapters under IEEE Japan Council had a lively discussion in a Chapter Operations Committee Meeting held at the Otemachi Teishin Building on the afternoon of Wednesday, June 27 and were joined by a new Chapter established within the Kansai Section. At this first Committee Meeting of 2001, Chair Tokura explained the efforts at promoting activities of Japan Chapters (regional organizations of IEEE Societies) and establishment of new Chapters. Following his talk, a representative from each Chapter reported on his or her Chapter's activity within the last six months.
Committee Secretary Mukai explained that each Chapter is entitled to apply for financial support for activities that strengthen service to Chapter members and increase membership. Chair Tokura encouraged the attendees to make the best use of this offer to promote scietific and technical activities.

Application for Establishement of Society Chapter

The Committee confirmed its position to support establishment of new Chapters in Sections in order to improve services to the members and encourage regional activities

Reference Information
- Two Chapters have been established in the Kansai Section - -

(1) Electron Devices Society Kansai Chapter
Established on December 29, 2000
Chair: Hiroshi Nozawa (Kyoto University)

(2) Solid-State Circuits Society Kansai Chapter
Established on January 22, 2001
Chair: Hidetoshi Onodera (Kyoto University)

Scene from the committee meeting (photo)

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