If your engineering interests are the needs of the industrial or commercial sector, the Industry Applications Society (IAS) will be a valuable professional connection.'One of the largest special interest societies within the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the IAS focuses specifically on the unique needs of industry and commerce.'IAS is a source of professional power to its nearly 10,000 worldwide members.'Through a network of over 100 chapters globally, regional events and national and international'conferences, the society keeps members abreast of current developments in the area of technology in electricity and electronics.'IAS'enriches'both'its'individual'members'and'the'industry as a whole through the sharing of specific industry-related solutions.