Patrons & Sponsors 2024

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Makersite is a Product Lifecycle Intelligence software tailored for the global manufacturing industry. Harnessing groundbreaking AI technology, Makersite empowers product teams to efficiently manage sustainability, cost, and compliance, turning complex multi-level criteria analysis and decisions at scale from months to minutes. Founded in 2018 by industry veterans, the Stuttgart-based company boasts team members across Europe, Asia, and North America supporting a customer portfolio of industry trailblazers such as Microsoft, Schaeffler, Cummins, and Vestas.

Makersite simplifies intricate product and supply chain data tasks by creating digital twins of product models. Enriched with global supply chain data, these models offer a comprehensive view of a product’s environmental, cost, and compliance impact throughout its lifecycle. Makersite accelerates the product development process, allowing teams to effectively identify cost-saving and eco-friendly strategies in real-time. The result is a faster and more collaborative approach to product development.

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Platinum Patron

The IEEE Humanitarian Technologies Board (HTB) inspires and empowers IEEE volunteers around the world carrying out and supporting impactful humanitarian technology activities at the local level.

The IEEE HTB mission is to support impactful and ethically informed volunteer-led initiatives, programs and projects, and mutually beneficial partnerships, as well as to inform policy formulation that harness technology and innovation to address societal challenges (including disaster recovery) in a responsive, effective, and sustainable way.


Bronze Patron

Nature Reviews Clean Technology is a Nature Portfolio journal launching in 2025 that will publish Reviews, Perspectives, and opinion articles on the research, development, and implementation of clean technologies and processes. Focusing on the challenges of a sustainable transition and the technologies to address them, the journal will span fields and cover solutions that connect science, technology, economics, and policy.

Chief Editor Laura Zinke will be attending the conference and is available to meet prospective authors interested in discussing a Review, Perspective or Comment proposal for the journal. Get in contact at


Marketing Patrons

The IEEE SusTech Initiative seeks to contribute technical expertise and solutions to address sustainability challenges, including climate change. This initiative is growing rapidly and new volunteers are always welcome.


Financial Sponsors

Oregon Section

IEEE Oregon Section

The IEEE Oregon Section serves approximately 3500 members in western and southern Oregon and southwest Washington.


IEEE Region 6

IEEE Region 6

IEEE Region 6 serves approximately 50,000 members in the Western USA from Alaska to New Mexico and Montana to Hawaii. The Region has 35 Sections and 2 sub-Sections, organized into 5 Areas: Northeast, Northwest, Central, Southern and Southwest.

Coastal LA Section

IEEE Coastal Los Angeles Section

The Coastal LA Section starts in Long Beach, in the south, and goes to Malibu in the north. They have three engineering schools, UCLA, LMU, and CSULB in the section. There are a number of large companies in their area, including Raytheon, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, and more. It’s a great place to be an electrical engineer.

Orange County Section

IEEE Orange County Section

The IEEE Orange County Section serves over 2,500 members in Orange County, CA; in addition to working closely with local communities, businesses and educational institutes.


San Fernando Valley Section

IEEE San Fernando Valley Section

The IEEE San Fernando Valley Section serves approximately 800 members. IEEE SFV encompasses the geographical area North-West of Los Angeles.

IEEE Foothill Section

Our Inland Empire IEEE Foothill section prides itself in providing an ideal place for technical professionals, entrepreneurs, consultants, academics, and university students to meet, share, and give back to our communities. We are over 1,000 members covering all of Riverside and San Bernardino counties in Southern California. We are proud to be continuing sponsors of the Technologies for Sustainability Conference.


IEEE-USA’s mission is to recommend policies and implement programs specifically intended to serve and benefit the members, the profession, and the public in the United States in areas of economic, ethical, legislative, social and technology policy concern.

Our vision is to serve the IEEE U.S. member by being the technical professional’s best resource for achieving lifelong career vitality and by providing an effective voice on policies that promote U.S. prosperity.

SSIT_Logo_RGB-300x135 IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology

IEEE SSIT discusses the impact of technology on society, including both positive and negative effects.


Technical Sponsors

IEEE Industry Applications Society

The Industry Applications Society, as a transnational organization, is interested in 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; promotion of safe, reliable and economic installations; industry leadership in energy conservation and environmental, health, and safety issues; creation of voluntary engineering standards and recommended practices; and the professional development of its membership.

IEEE Oceanic  Engineering Society

The United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030 (referred to as ‘the Ocean Decade’) , is a once in a lifetime opportunity for ocean actors across the world to come together to generate knowledge and foster the partnerships needed to support a well-functioning, productive, resilient, sustainable and inspiring ocean. The Ocean is our largest and most important ecosystem for human survival on Earth, and it requires a concerted effort from humanity to change our relationship with the ocean. The Ocean Decade Initiative (ODI) aims to boost OES’s participation in this global movement, and interface its actions and activities with the Decade.

IEEE Power & Energy Society

The IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) provides the world’s largest forum for sharing the latest in technological developments in the electric power industry.

IEEE Sensors Council

The IEEE Sensors Council focuses on the theory, design, fabrication, manufacturing, and application of devices for sensing and transducing physical, chemical, and biological phenomena, with an emphasis on the electronics, physics, and reliability aspects of sensors and integrated sensor-actuators. IEEE Sensors Council serves the sensor community with its well-recognized publications, conferences, and technical committees.

IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA)

IEEE SA provides a neutral and open environment that empowers innovators – across borders and disciplines – to develop standards and solutions that shape and improve technology for the benefit of industry, society and humanity.

IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society

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