Austin, Texas skyline.Do something new. Introducing the first-ever IEEE Life Members Conference. Network with Life Members, industry-based luminaries, and technical professionals, learn about new and emerging technologies, and recognize the experience and influence Life Members have on the profession.

Upcoming IEEE Life Members Conference

Austin, Texas, USA | 14-16 April 2024

Join us for a three-day event specially curated for IEEE Life Members and their spouses or partners. The inaugural conference will include a series of workshops, keynote presentations, sessions, and technical tours of several local companies. IEEE Life Members have helped invent and realize our collective technological progress to date—come and share a part of the future.

Conference Areas of Interest

Share over one million years of experience with the next generation of innovators, technical professionals, and the STEM community. The 2024 conference will be organized around three topics:

  • Aging Society and Technology Progress
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Advancements in Smart Technologies, Space Commercialization, and Ethics

Why Attend?

Become more informed about emerging technologies in selected IEEE fields of interest and get to know other Life Members. Here are just some of the reasons you’ll want to attend the IEEE Life Member Conference:

  • Explore new ideas: Learn more about new and emerging technologies in selected IEEE fields of interest.
  • Boost your network: Meet IEEE Life Members and technical professionals from around the world and exchange views on shared challenges.
  • Acquire the latest industry knowledge: Meet the corporations and engineers responsible for creating new and innovative consumer products directed at aging populations and the Life Member audience.
  • Get to know IEEE better: Learn more about Life Member Affinity Group (LMAG) and the Life Member Committee (LMC) operations and resources.
  • Have fun and travel: With a vibrant entertainment and arts scene, inspiring cuisine, and stunning outdoor experiences, Austin has something for everyone!

Conference News

LM Conference Info Series feature imageWelcome to the information series about the inaugural IEEE Life Members Conference. 

Throughout this series, we will delve into the key features and highlights of the conference. Showing you a sneak peek of what to expect and why the IEEE Life Members Conference is a must-attend event in 2024. Read more 

Sep19, 2023

Early Intro to the Keynote Speakers

9 September 2023|

Look for more details about speaker topics in the upcoming in-depth speaker coverage posts. In the meantime, check out the keynote speakers for the IEEE Life Members Conference. 4/14/2024 Keynote-Robotics: Professor Rodney Brooks Rodney Brooks, IEEE ...

Sep12, 2023

Benefits of Traveling

9 September 2023|

The IEEE Life Members Conference will be held in different locations each year, giving you an opportunity to travel and explore new destinations. Combine business with pleasure by attending an enriching conference while also experiencing ...

Sep5, 2023

Learn from Inspirational Speakers

9 September 2023|

Gain valuable insights and inspiration at the IEEE Life Members Conference. All the speakers at the conference, including the keynotes, session, and panelists will share their insights, experiences, and wisdom—providing valuable lessons and inspiration for ...

IEEE Life Members Conference | Austin, Texas, USA | 14-16 April 2024

Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Hotel
208 Barton Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78704

The hotel is nestled on the shores of Lady Bird Lake, directly across from downtown Austin. Take advantage of close access to 6th Street, Rainey Street, and South Congress for entertainment, dining, and shopping. Walk to the Congress Ave Bridge near sunset in the summer to experience Austin’s famous bat show, featuring more than 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats.

More information about hotel rooms and registration coming soon!

Spouses and Partners

Spouses and significant others of IEEE Life members are welcome to attend the conference. There will be a dedicated Spouse/Partner program of events.

About Austin

Austin is known as the Live Music Capital of the World®, but that’s just the beginning. Home to unique attractions and world-class museums, Austin has lots of things to explore:

  • Texas State Capitol
  • Lady Bird Lake
  • Barton Springs Pool
  • Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
  • Bullock Texas State History Museum
  • Bats from Congress Avenue Bridge
  • Zilker Metropolitan Park,
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Mexic-Arte Museum
  • McKinney Falls State Park
  • Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum
  • Mount Bonnell

Learn more about Austin

The conference will provide current information on a variety of technical and leadership issues. Linked to the conference theme, we are offering a combination of half-day workshops, panels or keynote presentations, and breakout sessions:

Technology: Explore selected emerging technologies that impact seniors

  • Technologies of the Future and the Next Chapter
  • Aging Society and Technology Progress
  • Renewable Energy and Sustainability 

Applications: Discuss applications of technology for aging populations

  • Financial and Investment Strategies
  • Smart Systems, Infrastructure, Equipment, and Living 

Contributions: Share resources with future leaders

  • Mentors and Influencers in the Modern Society
  • Professional Development and STEM Education 

More information coming soon!

IEEE Life Members represent the most senior executives, designers, volunteers, technology influencers, pioneers, and valuable partners within the IEEE and the industry. A large percentage of Life Members continue to lead and influence corporate technical development teams. Many other Life Members are retired and remain active as volunteers for the profession and in the community.

Reasons to Sponsor the Conference

There are several reasons that a corporate sponsor or an IEEE OU would want to be a sponsor of the Life Members Conference:

  • Exposure to influential decision-makers and thought leadership experts
  • Networking opportunities with a targeted audience of experienced, senior-level professionals
  • Get valuable market intelligence and feedback on products or services
  • Positive public relations and lead generation that facilitates the exchange of ideas and interests
  • Recruitment opportunities with skilled professionals

Life Member Conference partner & sponsor graph.

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Contact Us

For additional information, please contact [email protected].