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Welcome to the IET Southern California Online Community

The Southern California Network of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET SoCal Network) volunteer committee organizes an annual program of 10 or so technical lectures, meetings, tours, and events that are open to IET members and non-members alike, usually for free or at nominal cost.

To stay informed about upcoming events and to network with other members in the Southern California engineering and technology community, please register for a free account on MyCommunity (or use your IET member login) and also follow us on Twitter @IET_SoCal, Facebook, and LinkedIn

Our online community respects Metcalfe's law which states that the value of a network is proportional to the square of the number of connected users of the system (n^2); so please jump right in, complete your profile, add a profile picture. participate in our events, and contribute your gifts, ideas and knowledge to the community.

Registration has opened for the Toyota Mirai (production fuel cell vehicle) presentation - October 3rd, 2015.  See

A Recent Event - Edwards AFB  and Air Force Flight Test (AFFT) Museum Tour

April 24th, 2015 - 5 hour tour of Air Force Flight Test Museum and Edwards Air Base - the largest USAF Test Center in Western USA.

Tour attendees in Museum Restoration Hangar in front of F-117 Nighthawk

The Air Force Test Center (AFTC) is a development and test organization of the United States Air Force. It conducts research, development, test, and evaluation of aerospace systems from concept to deployment. It has test flown every aircraft in the Air Force's inventory since World War II. The center employs nearly 13,000 people and controls the second largest base in the US Air Force.

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The Network organises technical lectures, visits and other events in and around Southern California, with most of our members living in Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange Counties. All are welcome to attend events, including non-IET members, as well as friends and family.  We also aim to provide opportunities for the sharing and exchange of information.
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Through the perseverence of Russ Burnham, memebers and geuest of the Southern California Local network were treated to an excelelnt tour of Blizzard Entertainment. Having been founded in the early 1990's Blizzard Entertainment is best known for it's fantasy genre of games, with Warcraft: orcs vs Humans becoming it's first ... read more...
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