Useful information for Chapters, Student Branches, and Affiliated Groups.
Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto (ISEP)
Rua Dr. António Bernardino de Almeida, 431
Name: IEEE Worldwide Limited – Representação Permanente em Portugal
Each Organizational Unit (OU) has its own Bank Account (provided by IEEE Portugal), where they get the HQ rebates (if the required reporting is submitted)
Use of funds held in each OU’s Bank Account aren’t subject to budgeting/approval. These funds are administered by the OU ExCom, according to their own guidelines. Keep in mind, however, that IEEE is a non-profit and all funds should be used responsibly and in pursuit of our mission;
IEEE PT Treasurer must report to “Autoridade Tributária” and “IEEE Worldwide”.
Mandatory “factura”, “recibo” or “fatura/recibo” including IEEE PT tax info (above!);
Irregular expenses will not be reimbursed.
In some cases where it is possible to interact with the supplier in advance via email, it is also possible to directly pay for expenses. The section pays directly from the OU bank account. Contact us if this is the case!
Report your events in IEEE vTools.Events.
Car expenses are reimbursed in terms of the number of kilometers traveled.
Try to get an invoice in the name of IEEE Portugal. Please contact us in case of doubt!
In specific, high-amount cases, fund advances may be possible. This is an exception for big activities like multi-day congresses, and requires planning ahead and early approval.
If your website/email changes, please let us know at email@example.com
Communication with the Section:
Use always the institutional email (not your personal) Why? One person may be out of the country or with a busy week. Each reaching a mailing list your e-mail will be read by more than one.
vTools – is the online platform to be used by chapter management members for communication, reporting and analytics
vTools eNotice (for sending messages to all chapter members)
vTools Events: Activities Reporting (deadline: January 31th, active chapters must report at least 2 activities per year to demonstrate their active status (Extra 75$ – 6 technical activities).
vTools Officer Reporting (report position changes after elections)
IEEE allows the use of WebEx
OU Analytics (Database with chapters membership and information)