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Outstanding SMC Chapter Award

Description

To recognize the best SMC Chapter that has consistently shown outstanding leadership and service to its members. Up to three awards with at most one Chapter chosen from Regions 1-7 and 9, at most one Chapter chosen from Region 8, and at most one Chapter chosen from Region 10. (Established in 2007)

Prize

$1,000 to be used for Chapter activities and a Plaque.

Funding

Funded by the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society through an endowment administered by the IEEE Foundation.

Eligibility

SMCS Chapters that have not received this award during the past three years.

Basis for Judging

Services to members, membership development, quality of activities, and involvement with SMCS sponsored conferences.

Presentation

At the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics.


Past Awardees

2015

  • Hiroshima Chapter, chaired by Akira Hara
    "For the best SMC Chapter that has consistently shown outstanding leadership and service to its members."

2014

  • New York Chapter, chaired by Ping-Tsai Chung
    "For the best SMC Chapter that has consistently shown outstanding leadership and service to its members."

2013

  • Belfast Northern Ireland UK Chapter
    "For successfully hosting the Northern Ireland SMC Society Celebration Lecture Series."
  • Baoding, Hebei China Chapter
    "For successfully hosting the Baoding and Tianjin SMC Society Celebration Lecture Series."