Region 6 Fall Central Area Meeting Fall Virtual/Zoom Meeting Oct 3rd at


Central Area Fall 2020 Section & Student Poster PowerPoint presentation competition at Zoom  

  Date and Time




Virtual Zoom meetring at

  • San Jose, California
  • United States

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  • Starts 29 April 2020 04:12 PM
  • Ends 03 October 2020 09:12 AM
  • All times are US/Pacific
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12:00-12:20PM: Welcome, intorductions, Region 6 director/director-elect news and updates. 

12:20-1:30PM: Central Area Sections & student branch reports: Past highlights and plans for rest of year including IEEE Milestones, PACE activity, IEEE Extreme, etc.

Hawaii section report: including Virtual IEEE Milestone event on Oct 13th at 10:30AM HST on "AlohaNet the world's first wireless network June 1971" at 

Sacramento Valley section report: including IEEE Milestone approvedon Sep 29th for "Folsom Powerhouse, on July 13, 1895 became the first three-phase 60 hertz hydro-electric plant".

Santa Clara Valley section report: including Milestone plans for 2021.

San Francisco section report:

Oakland/East Bay section report:

Northern Nevada section report:

Student branch reports/updates.

1:30-1:45PM: Life Member presentation by Mike Andrews

1:45-2:05PM: Education Activities presentation by Mostafa Mortezaie

2:05-2:35PM: DL Seminar talk "Do Your Part At Home To Fight Climate Change & COVID-19 Highlights Need For Resilient Power 24/7" by John Borland from his Aug 2020 WIE panel talk at IEEE PES General Meeting. 

2:35-3:35PM: Student Project 5 minute PowerPoint Presentations Contest.

2:35-3:35PM: Student Officer Training Session rescheduled to Oct 10th as a Region 6 wide "Fall Leadership Training Workshop for IEEE Region 6 student leaders and counselors with guest speakers" from 8:30-11:30AM.  Register at vTools Meeting and join at

3:35-3:50PM: WIE video presentation by Heather Quin

3:50-4:05PM: Section Vitality video by Chad Kidder.

4:05-4:15PM: Award presentation for student contest, Spring 2021 Area Meeting plans and Closing