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Tuesday, October 03, 2006
  Tonight's event on IEEE-USA activity on US Technology Policy

IEEE-USA 2006: PRIORITIES, LEGISLATIVE AGENDA AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY ACTIVITIES

Speaker: Dr. Russell Lefevre, IEEE-USA VP Tech. Policy

Location: Coco’s Sunnyvale

Date: Tues Oct 3, 2006

Time: 6:30 dinner 7:00 presentation

1206 Oakmead Parkway
Sunnyvale, California 94086
United States

Cost: Dinner $10 minimum per person

RSVP http://eventful.com/events/E0-001-001494269-6

Or email j.david@ieee.org

Based on a survey of members in December 2005, the IEEE-USA formulated the following priorities for 2006, focusing the activities of the IEEE-USA board-members, staff and volunteers.

In addition to covering the status of these activities, Dr. Russell Lefevre, IEEE-USA Vice President – Technology Policy will address the issue of National policy in the face of globalization raised in the National Academy of Engineering report “Rising Above the Gathering Storm”, and how the IEEE-USA is directing its efforts in this area. He will also share his experience in dealing with the staff of many Senators and Representatives.

He will conclude with a brief discussion of IEEE-USA Technology Policy activities. These are used to help define our legislative agenda and have had many successes.

Russell J. Lefevre is a Life Fellow of the IEEE. He received the B.S. and M.S. in Physics from the University of North Dakota. He received the Ph.D.EE from UC Santa Barbara. He has over 30 years experience as a radar engineer. His activities include identifying advanced technologies, performing R&D, developing business strategies, and organizing proposal activities. He was responsible for over 80 Small Business Innovations Research awards. During 2001, Dr. Lefevre was an IEEE-USA Congressional Fellow serving as Science Advisor to Senator Jay Rockefeller. He was the Senate Staff person responsible for the activity leading to the NSF Math and Science Partnership program to improve K-12 education. Dr. Lefevre was personally responsible for inclusion of the Noyce Scholarships that provide scholarships for college students who major in a technical field and commit to teaching in a K-12 school. He continues these policy and Congressional liaison activities for IEEE-USA.

 
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When he is not working on IEEE stuff, Jonathan does Mixed Signal Design Verification at Qualcomm. Senior Member IEEE. Founder IEEE-SCV-SSC (the first Solid State Circuits chapter). Past Section Chair, Santa Clara Valley Section - the Largest Section. Co-founder IEEE-SCV-CAS. IEEE-SSCS Membership chair 2001-2003. IEEE SSCS chapters Committee member. IEEE-SCV-PACE committee member 2001- IEEE-SCV-PACE Chair 2006-2007. IEEE R6 PACE coordinator.

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