IEEE Region 6 OpCom Meeting in San Francisco


IEEE Region 6 - Inspiration, Imagination, Innovation for 2018


On February 2-4, 2018, Region 6 will have its annual Operating Committee meeting which will feature a combination of interactive sessions, speakers and meetings.

The IEEE Region 6 Opcom is the largest annual IEEE Region 6 meeting, and gathers together the entire IEEE Region 6 Committee – Including the chairs of all IEEE Region 6 sections, Region 6 Area and Activity Chairs, and Region 6 Executive Committee Officers.  The theme is Innovation, Imagination, and Inspiration for 2018.  In addition to regular region business, bylaws, and budget, the meeting includes extensive training and opportunities to learn from local and global IEEE experts including 2018 IEEE President Jim Jefferies, 2017 IEEE President Karen Bartleson, and leaders from major technical and educational activities and organizations across IEEE.   Candidates and leaders from IEEE-USA will be presenting on advocacy and professional activities that advance technology for humanity. 


The event will incorporate the IEEE-USA Awards Ceremony as part of Saturday’s luncheon.   


  Date and Time




  • Start time: 02 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
  • End time: 04 Feb 2018 12:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-08:00) US/Pacific
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  • Embassy Suites SFO Waterfront
  • 150 Anza Blvd
  • Burlingame, California
  • United States
  • Building: Reservation link will be posted
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The Embassy Suites SFO Waterfront is the meeting venue

Reserve by January 10th to take advantage of the discounted room block -- a reservation link will be posted.


Address:150 Anza Blvd, , Burlingame, United States, 94080









Registration begins at noon, Friday

Program begins at 1 pm Friday, February 2 and ends at noon on Sunday, February 4.

Saturday program is 8:30 am-5:30 pm, followed by Off-site event

Sunday program is 8:30 am to noon.

Friday, February 2

Lunch at the Hotel prior to the beginning of the program available only until 12:10 pm with pre-registration

Afternoon program of IEEE Region activities including Vitality, Member Engagement, Student Activities, MGA Initiatives, and IEEE-USA and Region Director Candidate Forum

Reception at the Hotel after the program and dinner on your own

(Evening R6 Directors Forum - Budget,  Bylaws, Sprited Discussion)


Saturday, February 3

Breakfast at the Hotel before the program

Program - Region and More


Lunch & IEEE-USA Awards and R6 Awards at the Hotel


Candidate Forum

 Reception at the Hotel

Dinner Off-site - depart from hotel


Sunday, February 4

Breakfast at the Hotel

8:30 Program Begins

Region Meeting

Area Meetings

Educational and Technical Activities





Agenda includes meetings, speakers, sessions, reports, and workshops on these and other topics:

 Admission & Advancement (Senior Membership)

 Awards & Recognition

 Conferences -Region 6

 Creating Member Value

 Chapter Support

 Entrepreneurship

 Government Relations

 Humanitarian Activities

 IEEE Presidential Candidate Forum

 IEEE-USA Presidential Candidate Forum

 IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu

 Industry Engagement

 Leadership Development

 Life Members

 Membership & Geographic Activities Updates

 Membership Development

 Mentoring

 Professional Activities (PACE)

 Public Visibility for Sections

 Region 6 Area Meetings

 Region 6 Opcom Business Meeting

 Region 6 Budget

 Sections Congress 2017

 Section Vitality

 Section Operations and Planning

 STEM Outreach

 Student Activities

 Technical Activities

 Treasurer and Financial Training

 Vtools Training

 Women in Engineering

 Young Professionals