Ad Hoc Committee on Raising the Profile of the Awards Banquet. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ENGINEERING SOCIETIES. Charge: Identify ways to raise the profile of the awards banquet and increase the number of attendees. Committee: Suzanne Jenniches Tom Loughlin Jon Nelson.
Charge: BanquetIdentify ways to raise the profile of the awards banquet and increase the number of attendees.
1. Banquet Recommendations for Immediate Action:
Adjust the nomination, selection and announcement process
Improve the process to ‘call for nominations’
Change the timeline so announcements are ready by January
Have the nominating societies assist with the awardees write-ups
Improve the announcement process
Raise the Level of Festivity
Raise visibility and festivity
Send special Invitations: Government and Industry
Change the presentation format
Review the criteria of each award for relevance
Remove the AAES member org restriction for nominations
3. Banquet Recommendations Requiring No Action:
Maintain connection to NAE Convocation
Recommended Actions Banquet
The committee recommends that:
1) the Chair direct the Nominating Committee to implement recommendations 1A and 1B for the awards to be presented in May 2012; and
the Chair considers expanding the current committee or creating a new committee to consider recommendations 2A through 2D further.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Banquet
END OF SLIDES Banquet
AAES BoD Meeting
May 17, 2011