Providence Section Senior Member Grade Elevation Event

September 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – September 20, 2016 @ 8:00 pm America/New York Timezone
City: Westport


IEEE Senior Member Elevation

Dear Member,

The Providence Section is hosting a Senior Member Grade Elevation Event especially for those who meet the requirements for Senior Member and need references, or who want more information about the elevation procedure.

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
White’s of Westport, 66 State Rd, Westport, MA 02790, (508) 675-7185
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Specific details: 

– 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Meet potential references

– 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Dinner and presentation

– 7:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Finalize references

To be eligible for Senior Member:

Be an Engineer, Scientist, Educator, Technical Executive, or Originator in an IEEE designated field;

Have been in professional practice for at least:
– 7 years if you hold a Baccalaureate degree;
– 6 years if you hold a Baccalaureate and a Masters degree;
– 5 years if you hold a Doctorate.

Show professional maturity and “significant performance” over a period of at least five of those years in professional practice.

The detailed requirements for Senior Member are posted at:

Please send an electronic copy of your resume or CV to for use by the nominator. Note that the process is exploratory and references are not guaranteed.

Members who meet these requirements are encouraged to attend and meet with Senior Members/Fellows who are potential references for their application.

Please indicate if you are attending the presentation only or your meal selection under Menu when you register below. Please register early to facilitate arranging references. Contact if you need additional information.

IEEE Providence Section
Senior Member Event Coordinator


Speaker(s): Harold Belson,


Reservations for dinner are required not later than September 19, 2016.

Reservations for dinner and presentation or presentation only may be made either online or by contacting Harold Belson ( Dinner selection are: chicken cordon bleu, grilled salmon, or vegetarian. Prices for dinner and presentation: IEEE Member and one guest, $25.00 each; IEEE Graduate School Member and one guest, $18.00 each; IEEE Student Member and one guest, $18.00 each; students, $18.00 each; Non-IEEE guests, $30.00 each. Prices for presentation only: IEEE Member and one guest, Free; others, $10.00. Please make check payable to IEEE Providence Section and mail to Harold Belson, 5 Benedict Avenue, Portsmouth, RI 02871 or pay at the door. The Providence Section must commit to a dinner count in advance, consequently if you make a reservation and do not cancel, payment is required.

Bldg: White’s of Westport
66 State Road
Westport, Massachusetts