Strategic Planning Position Statements

1. Broaden the base of technical areas of interest 

  • Continuous evaluation of EDS Technical Committees’ areas of involvement to identify areas that need enhancement
  • Lead the coverage of emerging technologies
  • Establish active dialogue with existing and potential members regarding adequacies of area coverage

2. Ensure EDS activities reflect the current and future global coverage and trends

  • Develop and promote activities in currently under-served regions
  • Revitalize and engage existing membership in developed regions
  • Maintain proportional volunteer representation in regards to all the regions
  • Determine and take leadership in meeting the needs of each geographic area

3. Broaden, diversify and maintain EDS membership base  

  • Increase the value of EDS membership with emphasis on information delivery and education
  • Actively recruit GOLD members
  • Encourage outreach activities for next generation
  • Actively recruit industry members