Technical Activities Board Meeting
IEEE

AGENDA
Final Agenda Approval: 18 February 2012
Phoenix, Arizona USA
Point Hilton Squaw Peak
Hohokam Ballroom
17-18 February 2012
8:00 am - 5:00 pm MST
8:00 am - 12:00 pm MST
Action Agenda
#TimeSubmitterTypePresenterAgenda ItemSupporting Documents
108:00_ProceduralWard-CallanHousekeeping: Voting Procedures, On-Site Access (COMPLETED)
  1. Remote Attendee Access Instructions
  2. Apple Safari User Instructions
  3. Presentation - Electronic Voting
  4. Presentation - On site access
2650
208:15_ProceduralMintzerWelcome and Roll Call
- Photo Introduction (COMPLETED)
  1. TAB Photo Intro
2648
308:45TABMotionMintzerApprove Meeting Agenda (Including Consent Agenda) (PASSED)
  1. Standing Orders
2651
408:50TABMotionMintzerApprove TAB Minutes from the 2011 November TAB Meeting (PASSED)
  1. Unapproved November 2011 TAB Minutes
2652
508:55TABReportMintzerTAB Chair's Report (COMPLETED)
  1. TAB Chair's Report
2653
609:30TABInfoMintzerRoger Pollard Recognition (COMPLETED)
  1. Resolution
3690
709:45TABProcedural--Friday morning recess (meeting reconvenes at 1:00 pm) (COMPLETED)
  1. Web Link: Presidents Forum Agenda
3691
811:30_Procedural--TAB Photo
(Please proceed promptly to Anasazi Lobby) (COMPLETED)
 
912:00_Procedural--Lunch (COMPLETED) 
1013:00IEEE PSPBInfoMouraJoint TAB/PSPB Session
- PSPB Operations Manual 8.19 -Electronic Information Dissemination (COMPLETED)
  1. PSPB Operations Manual 8.19 - Electronic Information Dissemination
3760
1113:20IEEE PSPBExecutive SessionHodges/Varian/MosesJoint TAB/PSPB Session
-Discussion: IEEE New Style Journal
-Discussion: Conference Quality
(COMPLETED)
 
1214:20_Procedural--TAB/PSPB Joint Session Ends  
1314:30TABExecutive Sessionde Marca/VarianCustom Industry Seminars (COMPLETED) 
1415:00_Procedural--Break (COMPLETED) 
1515:15IEEE CONReportMosesIEEE Conferences Committee Chair's Report (COMPLETED)
  1. IEEE Conferences Committee Chair's Report
2654
1615:30TAB PSCReportVarianTAB/PSPB Products and Services Committee Chair's Report (COMPLETED)
  1. TAB/PSPB Products and Services Committee Chair's Report
3767
1715:40TAB PCReportEl-GhazalyTAB Periodicals Committee Chair's Report (COMPLETED)
  1. Updated Presentation-TAB Periodicals Committee Chair's Report
2657
1815:40TAB PCMotionEl-GhazalyApprove the new periodical proposal (phase one - 2013 launch) for IEEE Journal of Electron Devices Society (PASSED)
  1. Journal of the Electron Devices Society Phase 1 Proposal
  2. J-EDS Motion
3426
1915:40TAB PCMotionEl-GhazalyApprove the new periodical proposal (full proposal - 2013 launch) IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (PASSED)
  1. Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine Full Proposal
  2. J-TEHM Motion
  3. Presentation
3430
2015:40TAB PCMotionEl-GhazalyApprove the Phase I Proposal of the Cloud Computing Initiative for a Transactions on Cloud Computing in principle. The Cloud Computing Initiative will work with the Computer Society , the Communications Society and other sponsors to present a revised scope for the Tab Periodicals Approval in June. (WITHDRAWN)
  1. Transactions on Cloud Computing Phase 1 Proposal
  2. T-CC motion revised
3431
2115:40TAB PCMotionEl-GhazalyApprove the new periodical proposal (phase one - 2013 launch) IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Magazine (PASSED)
  1. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Magazine Phase 1 Proposal
  2. M-GRSS Motion
3432
2215:40TAB PCMotionEl-GhazalyApprove the new periodical proposal (phase one - 2013 launch) IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics (PASSED)
  1. JESTPE Proposal
  2. JESTPE motion
3433
2315:40TAB PCMotionEl-GhazalyApprove the title change request for IEEE Design and Test of Computers (name change to IEEE Design and Test) (PASSED)
  1. Revised Motion
3785
2415:40TAB PCMotionEl-GhazalyApprove the scope change request for IEEE Design and Test of Computers (PASSED)
  1. Revised Motion
3434
2515:40TAB PCMotionEl-GhazalyApprove the scope change request for IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (WITHDRAWN)
  1. Scope Change Motion
  2. Trans on Networking Scope Change Request
3435
2616:40_Procedural--Friday Evening Recess (Meeting reconvenes at 8:00 am on Saturday)
  1. Lounge Information
2664
2708:00_Procedural--Reconvene Meeting for Saturday Session  
2808:00TAB FINReportBarrTAB Treasurer's Report (COMPLETED)
  1. TAB Treasurer's Report
  2. Modifying Infrastructure Algorithms
  3. Web Link: TAB Summary Budget Website
2666
2908:40TABReportde MarcaTAB Future Directions Committee Chair's Report
(COMPLETED)
  1. PDF Version for On-Site Download - TAB Future Directions Committee Chair's Report
  2. Power Point Version - TAB Future Directions Committee Chair's Report
2662
3008:50TABReportFlescherIEEE Technology Navigator 2012 (COMPLETED)
  1. IEEE Technology Navigator 2012
3759
3109:05TAB FDCReportWalz/HoangLife Sciences New Initiative - Status Update (COMPLETED)
  1. Life Sciences New Initiative-Status Update
3758
3209:25TABReportWard-CallanTAB Secretary's Report (COMPLETED)
  1. PDF Version for On-Stie Download-TAB Secretary's Report
  2. PowerPoint Version-TAB Secretary's Report
2663
3309:45TAB NAInfoHebnerTAB Nominations and Appointments Committee Chair's Report (COMPLETED)
  1. Presentation - Chair, TAB N&A Committee
2630
3410:05_Procedural--Break (COMPLETED) 
3510:20TAB SRCReportRezekTAB Society Review Committee Chair's Report (COMPLETED)
  1. TAB Society Review Committee Chair's Report
2660
3610:40TAB TMCReportMintzerTAB Management Committee Chair's Report (COMPLETED)
  1. TMC Chair's Report
2667
3710:55TAB PFReportHebnerPresidents' Forum Report (COMPLETED)
  1. Presentation - Presidents Forum Report to TAB
2669
3811:10TAB DDFReportMintzerDivision Directors' Forum Report (COMPLETED)
  1. Division Directors' Forum Chair's Report
2670
3911:20TAB SPCInfoHudsonUpdate on Strategic Impact of TAB Actions Resulting from Meeting (COMPLETED)
  1. Presentation - TAB Meeting alignment with TA Strategy
  2. Data Matrix - TAB Meeting alignment with TA Strategy
2674
4011:25TAB FINInfoBarrUpdate on Financial Impact of TAB Actions Resulting from Meeting (COMPLETED)
  1. Financial Impact of TAB Actions
2673
4111:30TABDiscussionAllNew Business
(COMPLETED)
 
4211:40TABMotionMintzerMotion to Adjourn (PASSED) 
Consent Agenda
#TimeSubmitterTypePresenterAgenda ItemSupporting Documents
201 --- TAB PCMotionEl-GhazalyApprove the update to the Voluntary and Overlength Page Charge (VP/OPC) listing (PASSED)
  1. VPC-OPC Listing Motion
  2. VPC OPC Listing
2639
202 --- TAB PCMotionEl-GhazalyReceive the following IEEE Periodicals Review and Advisory Committee Reports which have completed the entire review process: IEEE Photonics Journal, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine, IEEE Solid State Circuits Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development, IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games, IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society, and IEEE Embedded Systems Letters (PASSED)
  1. Motion to Receive Reports
  2. Photonics Journal
  3. Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine
  4. Solid-State Circuits Magazine
  5. Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development
  6. Transactions on Computational Intelligence & AI in Games
  7. Systems, Man and Cybernetics
  8. Embedded Systems Letters
2689
203 --- TAB SRCMotionMintzerReceive the following IEEE TAB Society Review Committee reports which have completed the entire review process:
Computational Intelligence Society, Control Systems Society, Robotics & Automation Society, and Biometrics Council (PASSED)
  1. Motion to Receive Reports
  2. Computational Intelligence Society
  3. Control Systems Society
  4. Robotics and Automation Society
  5. Biometrics Council
2693
204 --- TAB NAMotionMintzerAffirm 2012 VP TA Appointments of TAB Committee Chairs, TAB Members and TAB Representatives to other IEEE OUs (confirmed after November 2011) (PASSED)
  1. Motion - VP Appointment Affirmations
2690
205 --- TAB TMCMotionMintzerApprove addition to TAB Operations Manual Section 2.10 - TAB Representative to Other OUs (will add a job description for reps appointed to other OUs) (IEEE Governance Committee review complete) (PASSED)
  1. Motion - Addition to TAB Ops Manual Section 2.10- TAB Representatives to Other OUs
3436
206 --- TAB TMCMotionMintzerApprove revisions to TAB Operations Manual Section 3.20 - TAB/PSPB Products and Services Committee Charter (will revise Part F.3 - PSPB appointments terms of office) (PSPB approved)(IEEE Governance Committee review complete) (PASSED)
  1. Motion - Revisions to TAB Operations Manual Section 3.20
3437
207 --- TAB TMCMotionMintzerApprove revisions to TAB Operations Manual Section 3.10 - TAB Ethics and Conflict Resolution Committee Charter (to remove "Ethics" from the committee name to avoid confusion with IEEE Committee)(IEEE Governance Committee review complete) (PASSED)
  1. Motion - Revisions to TAB Ops Manual Section 3 - TAB Ethics and Conflict Resuliton Cmte. Charter
3439
208 --- TAB TMCMotionMintzerEndorse revisions to TAB Operation Manual Section 1.7 - Revisions to TAB Operations Manual (to remove the requirement for BoD approval for various sections for a more manageable work flow)(pending IEEE Governance Committee review and IEEE BoD approval) (PASSED)
  1. Motion - Revisions to TAB Operations Manual Section 1 - Removal of BoD approval
3440
209 --- TAB TMCMotionMintzerApprove revisions to TAB Operations Manual Section 4.2.B.15 - Society Awards within Technical Activities (to clear confusion regarding S/C contests and competitions and how they are defined)(pending IEEE BoD approval)(IEEE Governance Committee review complete) (PASSED)
  1. Motion - Revisions to TAB Ops Manual Section 4 - Contests and Competitions
3441
210 --- TAB TMCMotionMintzer/HebnerApprove addition to TAB Operations Manual Section 4.11 - Monitoring and Assistance for Technical OUs (already approved by TAB and IEEE BoD in November 2011- needed Governance Committee review)(IEEE Governance Committee review complete) (PASSED)
  1. Motion - Addition to TAB Operations Manual Section 4.11
3442
211 --- TAB ARCMotionDarringerApprove the revision of the nomination process criteria of IEEE Council on Superconductivity “IEEE Award for Continuing and Significant Contributions in the Field of Applied Superconductivity”. (PASSED)
  1. Award Motion
3674
212 --- TAB ARCMotionDarringerApprove the revision of the nomination process criteria of IEEE Council on Superconductivity “The Max Swerdlow Award for Sustained Service to the Applied Superconductivity Community”. (PASSED)
  1. Award Motion
3675
213 --- TAB ARCMotionDarringerApprove establishment of IEEE Nanotechnology Council “IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC) Chapter of the Year Award”. (PASSED)
  1. Award Motion
3676
214 --- TAB ARCMotionDarringerApprove establishment of IEEE Power Electronics Society “IEEE Power Electronics Society Prize Letter Award”. (PASSED)
  1. Award Motion
3677
215 --- TAB TMCMotionMintzerApprove an extension of the 45-day new periodical proposal communication deadline for IEEE Transactions on Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine to January 31, 2012.
(PASSED)
  1. Motion - Extension of 45 day New Periodical Proposal
3755
216 --- TAB TMCMotionMintzerApprove revisions to TAB Operations Manual Section 3.8 - TAB Management Committee Charter (to add the IEEE Future Directions Committee Chair to the composition of TMC)(pending IEEE Governance Committee review) (PASSED)
  1. Motion - Revisions to TAB Operations Manual Section 3.8
3757
Reference: Reports from Representatives
#TimeSubmitterTypePresenterAgenda ItemSupporting Documents
401 --- _ReportMouraIEEE Awards Board Report
  1. IEEE Awards Board Report
3505
402 --- _ReportLuque/BradbeerMGA Membership Recruitment and Recovery Committee Report
  1. MRRC Report
3715
403 --- _ReportCarrollMGA Geographic Unit Operations Support Committee Report
  1. MGA Geographic Unit Operations Support Committee Report
3716
Reference: Supplemental Reports
#TimeSubmitterTypePresenterAgenda ItemSupporting Documents
501 --- _ReportWard-CallanTechnical Activities Operational Overview
  1. Operational Overview - February 2012
  2. Operational Overview-November 2011
2675
502 --- _Info--Instructions for downloading all attachments and agenda web page for viewing offline.
  1. Tools and Instructions for Downloading Agenda and Supporting Documents
2678
503 --- TABReportMintzerTechnical Activities Major Board Report
  1. Technical Activites Major Board Report
2676
504 --- _Info--Web Link: Technical Activities Board IEEE.org Web Page
  1. Web Link: Technical Activities Board IEEE.org Web Page
2677
505 --- _Info--Web Link: Presidents' Forum - February 2012
  1. Web Link: Presidents' Forum - February 2012
3773
506 --- _Info--Web Link: IEEE Conferences Committee Agenda - February 2012
  1. Web Link: IEEE Conferences Committee Agenda - February 2012
2679
507 --- _Info--Web Link: TAB Finance Committee Agenda-February 2012
  1. Web Link: TAB Finance Committee Agenda-February 2012
2680
508 --- _Info--Web Link: TAB Periodicals Committee Agenda-February 2012
  1. Web Link: TAB Periodicals Committee Agenda-February 2012
2681
509 --- _Info--Web Link: TAB/PSPB Produts and Services Committee Agenda-February 2012
  1. Web Link: TAB/PSPB Products and Services Committee Agenda - February 2012
2682
510 --- _Report--Society/Council Constitution and Bylaws Report
  1. S/C Constitution and Bylaws Report
2625
511 --- TABReport--Status of TAB Items for IEEE Governance Committee
  1. Summary - Governance Items
2627
512 --- _Info--2012 Society/Council Administrative Committee Meetings
  1. 2012 Society/Council Administrative Committee Meetings
2703
513 --- _Info--Web Link: A Day in the Life Video
  1. Web Link: A Day in the Life Video
2721
514 --- _Report--Chapter/Affinity Groups Dissolution Report
  1. Chapter/Affinity Groups Dissolution Report
2720
515 --- TABReportJoffeIEEE International Symposium on Ethics, Science, Technology and Engineering - a Progress Report
  1. IEEE International Symposium on Ethics, Science, Technology and Engineering - a Progress Report
3770
516 --- TAB SPCInfo-Operational Overview
Note - Item 501 of the TAB Agenda
  1. Technical Activities Operational Overview
5678
LEGEND 

  ( Go back to top of agenda )

Agenda Sections
199Action Agenda
299Consent Agenda
399 Reference:Committee / Forum Reports
499 Reference:Reports from Representatives
599 Reference:Supplemental Reports
Submitter (column 3 of agenda)
IEEE CONIEEE Conferences Committee
IEEE PSPBIEEE Publication Services and Products Board
TABTechnical Activities Board
TAB ARCTAB Awards and Recognition Committee
TAB DDFTAB Division Directors Forum
TAB FDCTAB Future Directions Committee
TAB FINTAB Finance Committee
TAB NATAB Nominations and Appointments Committee
TAB PCTAB Periodicals Committee
TAB PFTAB Presidents Forum
TAB PSCTAB/PSPB Products & Services Committee
TAB SPCTAB Strategic Planning Committee
TAB SRCTAB Society Review Committee
TAB TMCTAB Management Committee
_Blank
Supporting Documents (column 7 of agenda)
###Number Assigned to supporting document file