Region 9 Conference Leadership Virtual Workshop - Save the Date Wednesday, August 24th

Dear Region 9 Members,

Please join our Conference Leadership Virtual Workshop organized by IEEE Region 9 and MCE/Technical Activities. Register today, and save the date!

Time: 5:00 PM Bogotá, Colombia Time (GMT -5)

Date: Wednesday, August 24th, 2022 

Description: The workshop is a two hour webinar that focuses on helping the Section Chairs, Section Leadership teams and Conference Organizers ensure we always have a high-quality technical program for IEEE sponsored conferences.

There will be two, 15 minute Question and Answer Segments after each presentation. 


Agenda R9 Conference Leadership Virtual Workshop / Managing Your Technical Program – Best Practices


Part One - 45 minutes with 15 minute Q&A to follow presentation 

▸ Managing the Technical Program 

   -The Role of the Technical Program Chair, IEEE Scope

▸ Conference Sponsorship 

   -Overview of the IEEE Sponsorship Types, Evaluating Opportunities Sponsorship


Part Two -  45 minutes with 15 minute Q&A to follow presentation 

▸ Peer Review -  

   -Basic concepts, Sizing your Team

▸ Plagiarism Screening 

   -Similarity Check, Final Paper Selection 

Presenters: Fred Schindler, IEEE Conferences Committee, Mike Hinchey, IEEE Conferences Committee 


Workshop Registration Link – Please register in advance 

Click Here and Register Today!
 Event Password if prompted: MCE1


Before attending our workshop, if you are new to conferences, there is a pre-course you can take. The pre-course will provide context for workshop attendees by providing information on the IEEE conference scope, peer review, plagiarism screening and technical program management. The pre-course is four short webinar playbacks that are in the Center for Leadership Excellence (CLE) –

Login using your IEEE Account – click link, and it will bring you to the pre-course.

You can sign into CLE using your IEEE account (email). If you do not have an IEEE account, click here to set one up - Creating an IEEE Account - it is fast and simple.

 We look forward to seeing you at our Conference Leadership - Virtual Workshop on August 24th! 

Please let me know if you have any questions.


Kindest regards


Region 9 Technical Activities Chair