IEEE Industry Applications Society

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The IEEE Industrial Applications Society (IAS) is a Society of the IEEE.


The IEEE Industry Applications Society was formed in 1964 as the Industry and General Applications Group, and changed its name to the IEEE Industry Applications Society on December 3 of 1971.[1]

Vision Statement[edit]

To be a world leader in the advancement of technology and dissemination of technical information to support professionals engaged in the applications of electrical and electronic engineering to industry.

The advancement of the theory and practice of electrical and electronic engineering in the development, design, manufacture and application of electrical systems, apparatus, devices and controls to the processes and equipment of industry and commerce; the promotion of safe, reliable and economical installations; industry leadership in energy conservation and environmental health and safety issues; the creation of voluntary engineering standards and recommended practices; and the professional development of its membership.





The Society organizes and co-sponsors several international conferences every year such as:

  • Electrical Safety Workshop
  • Rural Electric Power Conference
  • Industrial & Commercial Power Systems Technical Conference
  • Cement Industry Technical Conference (cosponsored with the Portland Cement Association
  • Petroleum & Chemical Industry Conference
  • Pulp and Paper Industry Conference
  • Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting
  • IEEE-IAS Electrical Safety, Technical & MegProject Workshop

and many more international and national events. See also IAS Conference Calendar.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ IEEE Global History Network (2011). "IEEE Industry Applications Society History". IEEE History Network. Retrieved 7 July 2011.