Chapters Annual Meeting


 IAS Annual Meeting - CMD Workshop 2021

CMD will be hosting its second virtual IAS Annual Meeting Workshop on 10 October 2021, 10:00 EDT (UTC-4).  All IAS Chapters and Members are encouraged to register and attend.

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Chapters Annual Meeting 2020

The Annual Meeting Travel Grant Program (AMTGP) is unfortunately suspended for 2020 due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The CMD activities traditionally held during the IAS Annual Meeting will now be hosted on a virtual platform. 



Annual Meeting Virtual CMD Sunday Workshop, 11th October 2020, 10:00-13:00 EDT (Eastern Daylight Saving Time, UTC-4:00)

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Hosted: IAS Chapters and Membership Department (CMD)

Organized and chaired: Lesley Arakkal, CMD Chair


10:00 EDT   IAS Executive Board and CMD Session

10:22 EDT   CMD Programs

11:00 EDT   Outstanding Member Awards

11:25 EDT   CMD Humanitarian Contest

11:55 EDT   CMD Robotics Contest

12:15 EDT   CMD Outstanding Chapters

12:45 EDT   Awards Ceremony

12:53 EDT   Closing

Detailed agenda is available for download HERE

Venue: Virtual Workshop, Cisco WebEx Platform

Registration is requested by using Registration & Meeting Access Link 

All IAS members and chapters are encouraged to attend.


Traditional CMD Department Meeting, 10th October 2020, 12:00 EDT (Eastern Daylight Saving Time, UTC-4:00)

2020 10 01 IAS CMD

Hosted: IAS Chapters and Membership Department (CMD)

Organized and chaired: Lesley Arakkal, CMD Chair


12:00 EDT   Logistics of the CMD Sunday Workshop

Venue: Virtual Workshop, Cisco WebEx Platform

Registration is requested, TBD

All IAS CMD Committee Chairs and Co-chairs are requested to attend.



Chapters Annual Meeting 2019


Annual Meeting Travel Grant Program (AMTGP 2019) Guideline

  Managed by: 

  Beáta Polgári, IEEE IAS CMD Workshop Organizing Committee

  Supervised by:

  Lesley ArakkalIEEE IAS CMD Chair


Posted on 03 June 2019, 07:30 AM UTC+2:  AMTGP list of recipients 2019



IAS CMD and Chapters Annual Meeting, Baltimore, ML, USA, 28-30 Sep 2019

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Event website

Distinguished guests, Dr. Susan (Kathy) Land and Dr. Dejan S. Milojicic, 2020 IEEE President Elect Candidates will be attending the IAS Annual Meeting

The AMTGP recipients are highly encouraged to use the opportunity for networking.

About the guests´ preliminary program, following public events will be visited: "Sunday Workshop", Welcome Reception, ECCE Plenary Section, IAS Welcome Luncheon, IAS Poster Session, ECCE Expo and CMD Dinner.

2020 IEEE President-Elect Candidates

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Susan (Kathy) Land


Dejan S. Milojicic




Events with CMD organization or involvement


 CMD Department Meeting, Saturday, 28 Sep 2019, 07:00-17:00

Venue: Hotel Hilton Baltimore, Room Ruth

By invitation only.


 CMD and Chapters Annual Meeting, Sunday, 29 Sep 2019, 07:00 - 17:00

Venue: Hotel Hilton Baltimore, Key Ballroom 9-10

Preliminary Schedule


IAS Welcome Reception / Zucker Luncheon, Monday, 30 Sep 2019, 12:00 - 14:00

 Venue: Hotel Hilton Baltimore, Holiday Ballroom


CMD Poster Session, Monday, 30 Sep 2019, 14:00 - 18:00

Venue: TBD


IAS CMD Student Robotics Demonstration Contest 2019, Monday, 30 Sep 2019, 14:00-18:00

Venue: Poster Session

Presented robots

Team / Robot name Presenter

Silvesthrige Shiroshan Randika

Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Sri Lanka

Team BUG

Abul Al Arabi

Bangladesh University of Engineering and  Technology (BUET) SB IAS Chapter, Bangladesh

Hand Gesture Controlled Robot

Abhay Rajan

Vimal Jyothi Engineering College (VJEC) SB IAS Chapter, India


Aththidiya Panagoda Liyanage

Don Tharindu

Suraj Chathuranga

University of Moratuwa SB IAS Chapter, Sri Lanka


IAS Information Desk at ECCE Expo, Monday 15:00 - Tuesday 17:00

 Venue: Convention Center


CMD Dinner, Monday, 30 Sep 2019, 19:30-22:00

By invitation only, Prepaid ticket required.

Venue: Hotel Hilton Baltimore, Holiday Ballroom

Cultural Performance Registration link: CMD Dinner


IAS-PELS Young Professional Reception, Tuesday, 01 Oct 2019, 19:00 - 21:30

Venue: Pickles Pub, 520 Washington Blvd, Baltimore

The YP reception provides an ideal opportunity to network and socialize with fellow IAS and PELS young professionals. 

By registration only.

Registration link:  IAS-PELS YP Reception

Please register to attend the event using the registration link above as soon as possible since place is limited to the first 200 registrants. Registration is compulsory for attendance.

For any queries regarding the YP reception, please contact the IAS YP chair, Sumit Chhabria (


Mentor Session, Tuesday, 01 Oct 2019, 12:00 - 14:00

Venue: Hotel Hilton Baltimore, Key Ballroom 6

Separate registration required


Student Technical Session / CMD Thesis Contest Paper Presentations, Tuesday, 01 Oct 2019, 14:00-18:00

Venue: TBD




Google Driver Folder, contains all of the pictures were taken by Immanuel Jiya, North West University, South Africa

Sunday Workshop

Monday mornings


CMD Dinner

Student Technical Session