IEEE Region 10, also referred to as the Asia Pacific Region, is the largest region in IEEE with more than hundred thousand members. It comprises of 57 Sections, 6 Councils, 17 Sub-sections, 515 Chapters, 60 Affinity Groups and 958 Student Branches. Region 10 covers a geographical area stretching from South Korea and Japan in the north-east to New Zealand in the south, and Pakistan in the west.
While the core purpose of IEEE is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity, the activities of Region 10 are directed towards developing and maintaining regional entities for the best interests of their members. Thus the aims of Region 10 are:
- To formulate goals and objectives for the Region.
- To plan Regional operations, including budget preparation and approval.
- To report financial operation and on meetings to the Regional Activities Department
- To plan and implement programs in support of the local organizational units in meeting the needs of the members of the region
- To plan and implement programs for the volunteer structure of the region, for example, develop and implement leadership training
- To conduct programs for volunteers and members to enhance their interpersonal skills, group skills and leadership abilities
- To provide leadership opportunities for interested members to take an active role within the operations of the region.