Chair’s Message

Ladan TahvildariDr. Ladan Tahvildari
TCSE Chair
University of Waterloo

The IEEE Computer Society is the world’s largest professional organization devoted to computer science and the TCSE (Technical Community on Software Engineering) is the voice of software engineering within the IEEE and the Computer Society. TCSE has the duty to advance awareness of software engineering and to support education and training through conferences, workshops, and other professional activities that contribute to the growth and enrichment of software engineering academics and professionals. This is your organization. It should serve you in terms of your professional growth, but it should also serve your business, your government, your financial environment, your health, your home and family, and your social networks.

Software is everywhere and is critical to the financial, environmental, physical, and social well-being of our world. As software engineers, we have incredible opportunities, and enormous responsibilities to society as a vibrant, multi-disciplinary, and rapidly expanding field. Consequently, the TCSE is in the privileged and also sensitive position to exert an enormous influence on the society.

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TCSE seeks nominations by August 15, 2024 for the position of Chair. The Chair is the Chief Executive of TCSE, and is responsible for all TCSE activities, and for relationships with IEEE-CS and other societies. The term will run from January 1, 2025 through December 31, 2026.

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TCSE seeks nominations by August 15, 2024 for 6 At-Large Members of the TCSE Executive Committee (Ex-Com). At-Large Members represent the TCSE membership and participate in decision making under the leadership of the TCSE Chair. The terms will run for two years for the period of January 1, 2025 through December 31, 2026.

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