How to Get Involved
Our Society continuously seeks volunteers to invent and develop new events and activities.
Why volunteering? What does it mean volunteering?
Are you interested in doing anything in the members' activities areas? You are more than welcome to become one of our active members!
Here you find some examples of volunteering opportunities in these areas:
- attend meetings, events and activities of your Chapter: ask questions, interact with your peers, exchange ideas and experiences!
- cooperate in organizing activities in your Chapter,
- propose new activities in your Chapter,
- submit announcements and information concerning events and activities in computational intelligence to the CIS Newsletter,
- suggest new services for CIS members and make yourself available to cooperate in their creation,
- recommend promotion to IEEE Senior Member of excellent CIS members and - if you hold at least the IEEE Senior Member grade - make yourself available to serve as referee or nominator,
- recommend promotion to the IEEE Fellow grade of outstanding CIS members and - if you hold at least the Fellow grade - make yourself available to serve as referee or nominator,
- ensure equal opportunities to both genders in your daily professional life and cooperate with the Women in Computational Intelligence Sub-Committee,
- disseminate the information about the availability of travel grants for attending conferences and educational activities and solicit submissions,
- disseminate the information about the availability of travel grants for researchers from developing countries and solicit submissions,
- help in facilitating the younger members in their initial career and cooperate with the Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) Sub-Committee,
- increase the involvement of industries and professionals in the computational intelligence arena, promote technology transfer from research to real-world applications, and cooperate with the Industry Liaison Sub-Committee,
- help in collecting and preserving our history and cooperate with the History Sub-Committee,
- mentor students and young professionals in enhancing their knowledge in computational intelligence and related applications.
Have you other ideas? Even the craziest could be highly valuable! Contact the Vice President for Members Activities and become one of our most proactive members!
We need each and every one of YOU!