2100 Winnebago Street
Snacks and drinks are available at Sector67
Please Register at the IEEE-Madison
Meeting: This meeting will give you a chance to meet
other ECN members socially and professionally. Be
prepared to tell everyone what you do and are interested in.
Possible Topic: Cellular Communications Projects.
August IEEE Meeting
"Engineers and Ethics"
Thursday, August 4th, 5:00-7:00 PM
Speaker: Steve Nelson, Von Briesen & Roper in Milwaukee,
IEEE Member $15, Non-Members $25, Student Members Free.
Pyle Center, Room 227
702 Langdon St
United States 53706-1420
Beverages and Appetizers are included in the Registration Fee
Two Hours PDH credit toward PE certification in the Ethics
if you stay for the talk and discussion will be given to those
For PDH credit, be sure to include e-mail, IEEE #, and contact
address on registration.
Meeting Talk: "Engineers and Ethics: An Overview of
Ethical Standards that Apply to Design Professionals" The
talk will start with a review the ethical standards that
apply to design professional and discuss their key points.
It will then move on to examples of real life cases to help
the attendees get a flavor of the many ethical issues that
arise in the judicial system. Bring your attention and
questions for an evening of learning. The talk will be
followed by a discussion session on Ethics. For PDH
2-hour credit, be sure to stay for the second hour.
Nelson is a Shareholder in the Litigation and Risk
Management Practice Group at Von Briesen & Roper in
Milwaukee, WI. Steve has extensive experience in litigation
and concentrates his practice in commercial litigation
including construction, professional liability defense ,
civil and business disputes, contracts and lease disputes,
toxic tort, OSHA counseling and citation defense, personal
injury defense, product liability, and Wisconsin fair
dealership law. He has litigated on behalf of clients
involved in complex construction matters including tunnel
and sewer construction, building construction, highway
construction and matters involving professional negligence.
of April ECN talk available
ECN Meeting: Tom Kaminski and Tim Chapman presented the
talk in the Cloud Servers. The talk was reviewed in the May
IEEE-Madison Newsletter available here.
Due to recent change in availability, the Camtasia Relay recorded
version of the talk is now available at this link.
August Section Meeting: Steve
Nelson will give a talk suitable for the PE certification in the
Ethics category. The meeting is being held at the Pyle Center on
Campus and is also slated for an evening time. Come at 5:00 to
socialize and have appetizers. The talk begins at 5:30. Be
sure to register with you correct contact information if you want
PDH credit. In addition, if you want the full two hours of credit
offered through the IEEE PDH registration service, be prepared to
discuss ethics in the second hour. This should allow PEs to
meet the State of Wisconsin Ethics requirement renewal.
August ECN Meeting: Attend to
meet other entrepreneurs and consultants in the IEEE and related
organizations. The meeting is an opportunity for you to discuss
your entrepreneurial ideas and to market your consultant skills.
Come and hear what others are doing. Are you utilizing
cellular communication for projects? If so, let's discuss
it. Tom Kaminski will briefly discuss his recent cellular
Micro Volunteers: Do you
have some time to spare to help IEEE-Madison Section?
Perhaps you have a meeting topic that you would like to see us
host and could find a speaker. Maybe you have time to call
a few members who might have forgotten to renew their
Please consider sending some time helping with the Section
activities. Let me know (tjkaminski (at) ieee.org).
The third Thursday of January through May, and September through
December is reserved for a meeting to provide recent research,
developments, trends and/or innovations in one of our membership's
Life Member Affinity
The first Thursday of January, March, May, September and November is
reserved for a meeting on a topic selected from a broad range
including such areas as technology, science, history, culture and
Purpose: Presentations, Discussions, networking
Date: First Thursday of even-numbered months
Time: 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Sector67, 2100 Winnebago Street (East Side of
Parking: Park in lot or on Winnebago Street.
Process: Members are encouraged to make introductions,
describe endeavors, and make request for: contacts in target
companies, needs, resources.
Contact: For assistance, call Tim Chapman 2 0 6 - 2 5 7 0
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to meet the Section Board members and discuss intentions.
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RF Contract Project in Minneapolis
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