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On the weekend of November 9 - 10, the IET's Americas Communities Volunteer Conference 2019 was held at the Aloft Hotel Downtown in Houston, Texas, USA. read more...
Posted by David McQuiggan on Communities Committee - Americas (CC-A) Dec 1, 2019 10:52 pm GMT
As part of its mission, The  IET provides funding for over 100 On-Campus student groups .  To learn more and download the forms to get started and request funding from The IET for an On-Campus group, click here . Follow activities and events on www.facebook.com/IETMoreEnergy , @IETEarlyCareer , and #IETOnCampus . read more...
Posted by David McQuiggan on Communities Committee - Americas (CC-A) Sep 23, 2018 3:32 pm BST
Communities Committee Americas (CCA) is delighted to announce Mohamed Abdelazez as this year’s Americas PATW regional final winner, with Stephanie Bonvicini taking the runner-up prize. Competitors travelled to Ottawa, ON, from across the region for the final which was organised by the IET’s Ottawa Local Network. Described as the “closest PATW ... read more...
Posted by Phoebe Houssein on Communities Committee - Americas (CC-A) Sep 13, 2018 2:44 pm BST
The IET has a number of competitions and awards that are available to international members, local networks, volunteers, young professionals, and others in the Americas region.  The following is a brief summary with links to additional information. read more...
Posted by David McQuiggan on Communities Committee - Americas (CC-A) Sep 9, 2018 12:15 am BST
The Americas region has approximately 3200 members in six established networks and a growing list of online communities across North America, Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Greenland.  For a map of where our members are located - click here for link . read more...
Posted by David McQuiggan on Communities Committee - Americas (CC-A) Sep 9, 2018 12:10 am BST
The Communities Committee Americas is a group of IET volunteer members that aid and support other IET volunteer communities, Local Networks (LN), Technical & Professional Networks (TPN), OnCampus Groups (OCG), and Young Professionals (YP) within the Americas region.  The CC-A is responsible for the delivery of all IET member activities throughout North America, Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Greenland.  Follow us on Twitter @IET_CCA . read more...
Posted by David McQuiggan on Communities Committee - Americas (CC-A) Sep 8, 2018 11:43 pm BST
(This text has been taken from the December 2016 issue of Member News)   IET volunteers, with support from IET staff, are continually working to increase the presence of Local Networks (LNs) in the Americas.   At the heart of this work is the IET’s mission: to inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community, supporting technology ... read more...
Posted by Steve Benveniste on Communities Committee - Americas (CC-A) Jan 6, 2017 9:56 am GMT
The 2014 Americas Communities Volunteer Conference (CVC) was held on 15-16 November 2014 at the Hilton Financial District, San Francisco. We had around 38 delegates from 14 different Local Networks. There was a full agenda over the two days, including presentations on PATW, YP engagement, support available for Local Networks and one of the ... read more...
Posted by Nicole Tiebosch on Communities Committee - Americas (CC-A) Dec 8, 2014 3:05 pm GMT
Charles R IPRA for USA East
The IET Americas region has 6 trained International professional registration advisers (IPRAs) in the US, 4 in Canada, and 2 in the Caribbean that are there to assist members with questions and preparation of their application for UK professional registration. International professional registration advisers (IPRAs) assist candidates to ... read more...
Posted by Ann Nann on Communities Committee - Americas (CC-A) Jan 16, 2014 3:26 pm GMT
This strategy was developed by CC-A Chair Drew Noble and the members of the Communities Committee - Americas and is based on input from Americas region member representatives at the Volunteers Conference in Toronto in August 2013 based on extensive discussions with members and IET staff. You can find the 2013 strategy here Summary of Main points: ... read more...
Posted by Ann Nann on Communities Committee - Americas (CC-A) Jan 10, 2014 2:13 pm GMT

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