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== IEEE History Center Conferences ==
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== IEEE History Center Conferences ==
  
sym-po-si-um [sim-poh-zee-uhm]  
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<p>sym-po-si-um [sim-poh-zee-uhm] </p>
  
''–noun, plural -si-ums, -si-a [-zee-uh]''  
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<p>''–noun, plural -si-ums, -si-a [-zee-uh]'' </p>
  
1. A meeting or conference for discussion of a topic, especially one in which the participants form an audience and make presentations.  
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<p>1. A meeting or conference for discussion of a topic, especially one in which the participants form an audience and make presentations. </p>
  
2. A collection of writings on a particular topic, as in a magazine.  
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<p>2. A collection of writings on a particular topic, as in a magazine. </p>
  
3. A convivial meeting for drinking, music, and intellectual discussion among the ancient Greeks. *  
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<p>3. A convivial meeting for drinking, music, and intellectual discussion among the ancient Greeks. * </p>
  
2007, [[2007 IEEE Conference on the History of Electric Power|IEEE Conference on the History of Electric Power]], 3-5 August 2007, NJIT, Newark, NJ, USA
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<p>Since 1991 (or 1995...see below) the IEEE History Committee and the IEEE History Center have sponsored an international conference approximately every other year on some aspect of the history of IEEE technologies.&nbsp; These conferences uniquely bring together engineers and historians to discuss topics of mutual interest.<br></p>
  
Especially with the latest news on the current state of the power grid within the United States, this is a very timely topic.
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2004, [[2004 IEEE Conference on the History of Electronics|IEEE Conference on the History of Electronics]], 28-30 June 2004, Bletchley Park, UK.
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<p>2009, IEEE Conference on the History of Technical Societies, <br></p>
  
The profound role electronics have had in shaping the modern world, from the invention of the Fleming diode to the present, makes this an important topic of historical study.
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<p>2007, [[2007 IEEE Conference on the History of Electric Power|IEEE Conference on the History of Electric Power]], 3-5 August 2007, NJIT, Newark, NJ, USA </p>
  
2001, [[2001 IEEE Conference on the History of Telecommunications|IEEE Conference on the History of Telecommunications]], 25-27 July 2001 in St. John's Newfoundland, Canada.  
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<p>With recent concerns about the state of the power grid within the United States and globally, this was a timely topic.&nbsp; Thirty papers were presented in front of 62 attendees from 10 countries.&nbsp; [http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=4483790 The proceedings were published by IEEE and are available on IEEE Xplore]. </p>
  
The extreme role telecommunications has had in shaping the modern world made this an important topic of historical study.  
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<p>2004, [[2004 IEEE Conference on the History of Electronics|IEEE Conference on the History of Electronics]], 28-30 June 2004, Bletchley Park, UK. </p>
  
2000, [[Singapore 2000: Promoting the History of EE|Singapore 2000: Promoting the History of EE]]
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<p>The profound role electronics have had in shaping the modern world, from the invention of the Fleming diode to the present, makes this an important topic of historical study. </p>
  
The meeting brought in engineers from numerous countries to discuss archives, oral histories, Milestones, museums and other historical activities.  
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<p>2001, [[2001 IEEE Conference on the History of Telecommunications|IEEE Conference on the History of Telecommunications]], 25-27 July 2001 in St. John's Newfoundland, Canada. </p>
  
1997, [[1997 IEEE Conference on the History of Computing|IEEE Conference on the History of Computing]], June 1997, Williamsburg, VA, USA.  
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<p>The extreme role telecommunications has had in shaping the modern world made this an important topic of historical study. </p>
  
A book resulted from the conference, From 0 to 1: An Authoritative History of Modern Computing, Oxford University Press, 2002. It provides a masterful and up-to-date introduction to the history and development of modern computing.
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<p>2000, [[Singapore 2000: Promoting the History of EE|Singapore 2000: Promoting the History of EE]] </p>
  
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<p>The meeting brought in engineers from numerous countries to discuss archives, oral histories, Milestones, museums and other historical activities. </p>
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<p>1997, [[1997 IEEE Conference on the History of Computing|IEEE Conference on the History of Computing]], June 1997, Williamsburg, VA, USA. </p>
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<p>A book resulted from the conference, From 0 to 1: An Authoritative History of Modern Computing, Oxford University Press, 2002. It provides a masterful and up-to-date introduction to the history and development of modern computing. </p>
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Revision as of 18:12, 4 August 2010

IEEE History Center Conferences

sym-po-si-um [sim-poh-zee-uhm]

–noun, plural -si-ums, -si-a [-zee-uh]

1. A meeting or conference for discussion of a topic, especially one in which the participants form an audience and make presentations.

2. A collection of writings on a particular topic, as in a magazine.

3. A convivial meeting for drinking, music, and intellectual discussion among the ancient Greeks. *

Since 1991 (or 1995...see below) the IEEE History Committee and the IEEE History Center have sponsored an international conference approximately every other year on some aspect of the history of IEEE technologies.  These conferences uniquely bring together engineers and historians to discuss topics of mutual interest.


2009, IEEE Conference on the History of Technical Societies,

2007, IEEE Conference on the History of Electric Power, 3-5 August 2007, NJIT, Newark, NJ, USA

With recent concerns about the state of the power grid within the United States and globally, this was a timely topic.  Thirty papers were presented in front of 62 attendees from 10 countries.  The proceedings were published by IEEE and are available on IEEE Xplore.

2004, IEEE Conference on the History of Electronics, 28-30 June 2004, Bletchley Park, UK.

The profound role electronics have had in shaping the modern world, from the invention of the Fleming diode to the present, makes this an important topic of historical study.

2001, IEEE Conference on the History of Telecommunications, 25-27 July 2001 in St. John's Newfoundland, Canada.

The extreme role telecommunications has had in shaping the modern world made this an important topic of historical study.

2000, Singapore 2000: Promoting the History of EE

The meeting brought in engineers from numerous countries to discuss archives, oral histories, Milestones, museums and other historical activities.

1997, IEEE Conference on the History of Computing, June 1997, Williamsburg, VA, USA.

A book resulted from the conference, From 0 to 1: An Authoritative History of Modern Computing, Oxford University Press, 2002. It provides a masterful and up-to-date introduction to the history and development of modern computing.