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IEEE Lone Star Section Joint Chapter Events

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2024 Spring Planning Meeting

On 23 February 2024, the IEEE Lone Star Section Joint Chapter of Systems Council/Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society/Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society hosted its 2024 Spring Planning Meeting at St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas, USA. 

A few highlighted events from the 2023 activity report

  • Student Branches from the University of Texas, San Antonio and the University of the Incarnate Word conducted a drone demonstration at the San Antonio Boeing Center at Tech Port during the Fiesta De Los NiƱos. This family-friendly event drew a crowd of several thousand and featured interactive technological activities and entertainment for K-12 students.
  • In conjunction with 2023 RADAR Conference, the Joint Chapter welcome IEEE Distinguished Lecturers Dr. Vijay Mishra and Dr. Karen Haigh for at Southwest Research Institute. Additionally, Dr. Karen Haigh taught a short course on Cognitive Electronic Warfare. 

 

Truman Hickok

On 8 February 2024, the IEEE Lone Star Section Joint Chapter of Systems Council/Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society/Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society hosted a talk by Truman Hickok on "Deep Continual Learning: Past, Present, and Future" at Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas, USA. 

Truman is a graduate student at the University of Texas, San Antonio. He is broadly interested in techniques for building deep learning-based systems that allow general, robust, and multimodal world modeling, but has thus far focused on the subfield of continual learning research concerned with the design of episodic memory algorithms.