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Any one interested in representing our club at this conference? There are
scholarships available through EWB-USA for travel and registration.
Let one of the officers know if you are interested.

Thanks,
Joanie
EWB Secretary

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From: Rosemary Powers <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 4:26 PM
Subject: EWB-USA North East Region Workshop: Earlybird Registration and
Scholarship Deadlines September 30!
To: Rosemary Powers <[log in to unmask]>


  Hello EWB-USA North East Region Members!



The earlybird registration and scholarship application deadlines for the
North East Region Workshop (Pittsburgh, PA, from November 5 to 7, 2010) are
rapidly approaching!  Earlybird rates are only available until September
30th, and are $90 for Students, $160 for Professional Members, and $175 for
Professional Non-Members.   Please go here to register for the Workshop:
http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?eventid=897095.



A total of ten scholarships are available to members of the EWB-USA North
East Region. The purpose of these scholarships is to provide a portion of
registration and travel related fees for student and professional members
wishing to attend the 2010 EWB-USA Northeast Region Workshop.  Scholarship
recipients will receive $100 each. A total of ten scholarships will be
awarded, two of which will go to a member of a developing chapter. The
remaining scholarship recipients will be selected randomly by lottery. The
application deadline is September 30, 2010.  Please go here to apply:
http://tiny.cc/Scholarship2010



We are pleased to announce that our Saturday keynote speaker is Dr. Robin
Podmore, President of Incremental Systems and IEEE Fellow.  For more than 40
years, Dr. Robin Podmore has dedicated his career to the development of
computer applications for power system operations and planning. As Co-chair
of the IEEE PES Community Solutions Initiative, Dr. Podmore advocates a
virtual community and a Sustainable Energy Reference Architecture so that
open source electric generating solutions using solar, wind and human energy
can be affordable to those earning one to two dollars a day.  The title of
Dr. Podmore's keynote talk will be: "The Community Solutions Initiative 
Forming IEEE and EWB-USA partnerships for powering developing communities."



We are looking for your input and ideas!  If you know of a great speaker, or
have a topic that you'd like to see covered, please email Beth Cullinan (
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If you or your chapter is interested in giving a presentation at the
Northeast Region Workshop, please let us know.  Topics can vary from EWB-USA
related work, your chapter's project(s), lessons learned in chapter
management, or anything else that you may think would be useful to share
with other chapters. Presentations should be approximately 30 minutes in
length. Please go here to let us know what you'd to present on:
http://tinyurl.com/ChapterPresentations



If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at
[log in to unmask]



Warmest regards,

Bree

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Bree Carlson

Co-President

EWB-USA Northeast Region

www.ewb-northeast.org





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