IEEE Power & Energy Magazine - July/August 2014 - 14

leader's corner

Wanda Reder

leading the way
PES best practices leveraged by IEEE

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As one of ten Division Directors representing the technical Activities Board (tAB) of the ieee Board
of Directors (BoD), i am honored to
write this column. the ieee Power
& energy society (Pes) and its
32,000+ members elected me as the
Division vii director. in addition to
the ten Division directors, the ieee
BoD is comprised of the "three Ps"
(ieee past president, president, and
president-elect), vice presidents, the
presidents of the six major boards, ten
region directors, and two directors
emeriti. of tAB's 39 societies and six
councils, Pes is the third-largest society and has enjoyed strong membership
growth in recent years compared to
ieee overall and our peers within tAB.
this role provides a unique opportunity to have visibility of ieee activities
and the global growth that we are promoting across the enterprise. Among
these, Pes is a crown jewel that truly
shines as a leader using new approaches
to engage volunteers, embrace new
technologies, and invite those with
diverse backgrounds to collaborate in
the emerging field of power and energy.
this article showcases examples of
Pes leadership and best practices that
are being further leveraged by ieee to
bring members value-added products
and services.

Conferences
in 2013, ieee sponsored over 1,466 conferences in 92 countries. the number of
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financially sponsored and technically cosponsored conferences continues to grow
year after year throughout the world, with
three-fourths of the conferences held
outside of the United
states, in regions 7-10.
Pes has done its part
to hold more conferences throughout the
world and delivers with
impact. in february,
Pes held its innovative smart Grid technologies (isGt)-north
America conference
in Washington, D.c.,
in collaboration with
the U.s. Department
of energy (Doe) and
U.s. national institute
of standards and technology (nist). the
feedback from panels,
which featured the lessons learned from the
American
recovery
and reinvestment Act
smart Grid grant winners, was overwhelmingly positive. other
isGt conferences have been scheduled
in istanbul and Kuala Lumpur this year.
in addition, Pes held its transmission
& Distribution (t&D) conference and
exhibition in chicago, 14-17 April. As
one of the largest ieee conferences,
t&D was named one of the top 50 fastest-growing conferences in the world
by Trade Show Executive and the only
conference to be recognized in two of
the three award categories.

Publications
ieee publishes 161 journals, transactions, and magazines, representing
more than 30% of the world's annually published literature
in electrotechnology,
computing, and related
fields. each year, the
thomson reuters Journal Citation Reports
(JCR) examines the
influence and impact
of scholarly research
journals. the 2012
JCR study revealed that
ieee journals retained
their status as premier
scholarly publications,
with more than 7 million articles downloaded per month from
ieee Xplore. new
in ieee publications
are three options for
open access publishing to help authors gain
maximum exposure for
their groundbreaking
research and application-oriented articles.
in november 2013, Pes sponsored
the launch of a new quarterly publication, IEEE Electrification Magazine,
with the ieee industry Applications
and Power electronics societies. it is
dedicated to microgrids on board electric vehicles, ships, trains, and planes
and in off-grid applications. the magazine features articles with graphics to
enhance the content, which covers a
technical perspective in synergy with

This article
showcases
examples of
PES leadership
and best
practices
that are
being further
leveraged by
IEEE to bring
Members
value-added
products and
services.

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