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The 2020 Professional of the Year (POY) Awards Celebration will be October 1st online.


Nominations are now open!

Please fill out and email the form to be considered by our committee.

Nominations must be sent NLT August 28, 2020!



Keynote Speaker:


Susan Kathy Land

Kathy Land
IEEE President-Elect 2020 and Moquin (POY) Winner 2018

Susan K. (Kathy) Land is a Program Manager for the U.S. Department of Defense’s Missile Defense Agency. She has more than 30 years of industry experience in the application of software engineering methodologies, the management of information systems, and leadership of software development teams.


Kathy serves as the 2020-2022 IEEE Entrepreneurship Board of Directors liaison. Kathy served as the 2018 Vice President, IEEE Technical Activities. She also served two additional terms on the IEEE Board of Directors as Division VIII Director/Delegate in 2011 and 2012 and as Division V Director/Delegate in 2014 and 2015. She was President of the IEEE Computer Society in 2009. In 2013 and 2016, Kathy was a member of the IEEE-USA Board of Directors in 2013 and 2006.


Kathy has been an active member of the IEEE Standards Association for more than 20 years and served as the Computer Society Vice President for Standards in 2004. She was the recipient of the 2007 IEEE Standards Medallion.


An IEEE Fellow, Kathy is the author and co-author of a number of texts and publications supporting software engineering principles and the practical application of software process methodologies. She is an IEEE-HKN Member and IEEE Computer Society Richard E. Merwin Award recipient



Our Emcee:


Clay Coleman

Kathy Land
DJ Freak Daddy

Clay has been a radio Personality in the Tennessee Valley since 2003. Working for Rocket 95.1, 106.1 WTAK and ALT 92.9. For 14 years Clay has also been the Voice of the Huntsville Havoc Hockey team.




Gold Sponsors

Torch Technologies

Torch Technologies

Superior research, development, and engineering services to the Federal Government and DoD.
Teledyne Brown Engineering

Teledyne Brown Engineering

Providing Advanced, Systems & Solutions Everywhere You Look.


Silver Sponsors

ISSAC

ISSAC

Providing Advanced AI-based Analytics for Knowledge Discovery and Engineering Expertise.
General Atomics

General Atomics

World's leading resources for high-technology systems.

Bronze Sponsors

Redstone Federal Credit Union

Redstone Federal Credit Union

Member-owned credit union.
nLogic

nLogic

Superior products and services to our Government and industry customers.



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