Annual MTT-S (Microwave Theory and Technique Society) Chapter Chair Meeting of Region 8 has been held on October 29, 2012 in Amsterdam in conjunction of European Microwave Week. Dmitry Zykov, Chair of the Tomsk Joint Chapter, was attended the event with more then 30 local IEEE chapter chairs and representatives. Common problems and main activities of the local chapters, it mutually cooperation were discussed.
Program of the meeting included welcome address from MTT-S president, from Region 8 Director-Elect, from general chair of the European Microwave Week. Then Daniel Pasquet, Region 8 chapter coordinator gave overview of the MTT-S activity. Mike Golio, MTT-S MGA administrator explined updates of MTT-S. policy. Among presentations of Chapters, the participants were involved in the open discussion concern activities of Technical Committees and relation between chapters, sections and societies. In conclusion all participants discussed best and worst practices of Chapters.
Participants of the Meeting: Svetlana Sheshukova (Saratov), Dmitry Zykov (Tomsk), Daniel Pasquet (France), Alexey Slobozhanyuk (Saint Petersburg).