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  Stay relevant in the job market - maintain your network and keep up to date in your technology field. Attend the excellent conferences and events listed below. Between 65% and 85% of jobs are found through networking.

CALL FOR PAPERS

April 19, 2019, GHTC call-for-papers/, Seattle, WA
Sharing practical technology enabled solutions addressing the needs of underserved populations and resource constrained environments around the world


PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES
AND EVENTS

May 2, 2019, Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Festival, Santa Clara. Start ups, artificial intelligence, big data, IoT, social entrepreneurship, VC funding, content marketing, and women in leadership. Use code eGrid for 50% discount. See ad below.

May 2, 2019 Free Half-Day Seminar - Are your Open Source Libraries at Risk? Attend the Open Source Security - Risks, Challenges, and Solutions, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View to learn what you can do now to mitigate vulnerabilities. Explore the newest trends in Open Source security - Hear best practices on how to keep up with vulnerabilities - Learn ways to control risks in Open Source software.

May 4, 2019, Register for SFBay ACM and ValleyML.ai's full-day workshop on Distributed Tensorflow with Kubernetes - AI Workshop to join us for a day of learning & creating by leading data scientists & practitioners. MLS Listings, 740 Kifer Road, Training Room, Sunnyvale. The discount code is AI25OFF for $25 off the early-bird pricing of $150. Early bird closes by April 15.

May 7, 2019, 6:45 pm to 8:30 pm, Purdue College of Engineering Silicon Valley Innovation Showcase on Brain-Inspired AI, Y Media Labs, 255 Shoreline Drive 6th Floor, Redwood City
RSVP by May 2 to engadv@prf.org

May 10-11, 2019, TiEcon, Santa Clara
The World's Largest Entrepreneurship Conference - AI Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, Enterprise Blockchain, Health Tech, Smart Enterprise, Exponential Technology, Next Gen Mobility and Autonomous Transportation.

June 11-13, 2019, WITI Summit, San Jose
Premier global event for women in technology. Develop skills to secure your success in your profession and life; for women and men. 2,000+ attendees from six continents.

August 16-17, 2019, State of AI and ML-Summer 2019, Gillmor Center, 3000 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara
As part of a series of regularly planned events, we plan to cover the state-of-the-art advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technology. Early bird tickets till April 30th. Registration closes on August 9th.

October 17 through 20, 2019,Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC), Seattle, WA
Sharing practical technology enabled solutions addressing the needs of underserved populations and resource constrained environments around the world


RISKS OF OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE

Are your Open Source projects leaving you open to risk? Don't miss IEEE Computer Society's Half-Day Seminar, Open Source Security - Risks, Challenges, and Solutions on Thursday May 2, from 9:30am to 1:00pm at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View.

* Learn what developers can do to mitigate the risks
* Explore why and how open source libraries are increasing risk
* Hear best practices for incorporating open-source software in SDL process
* Ask the experts your most pressing questions

FREE Admission | Lunch Will Be Served | Approved for 3 hour PDH credit!


MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

The WITI Summit, held on June 9-11 in San Jose, joins executives, entrepreneurs, and technology thought leaders from around the world, which convenes to foster women's success in all technology related fields and organizations. More than 1,800 attendees are expected from four continents.

Leadership and Coaching                  Innovation and Technology
* How to build a personal brand                  * Autonomous Cars
    & thought leadership with Linkedin         * AI and Machine Learning
* Strategies to get on boards                         * IoT
* Thought leadership for all                          * Digital Health
* Lead with compassion: Find your              * AR/VR
    own leadership style                                  * BtoB Marketing
* Leading diverse teams                                * Voice Technology
* Building your leadership                             * Big Data Analytics
* Coaching Circles                        * Cloud computing and Enterprise software

Use code partner2019 for $200 discount off the prevailing cost of a 3-day pass. witi.com/summit. Men are also welcome!


TECHNOLOGY FOR HUMANITY IN ACTION

The Call for Papers for the Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) is open until April 19th. The mission for the conference is sharing practical technology enabled solutions addressing the needs of underserved populations and resource constrained environments around the world and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG).

Taking place in Seattle, Washington on October 17 through 20, 2019, the focus areas for IEEE GHTC 2019 include:

* Agriculture & Food Security
* Good Health and Well Being
* Quality Education
* Clean Water & Sanitation
* Affordable & Clean Energy
* Disaster Mitigation, Preparedness, Response & Recovery
* Communication/Connectivity in Support of Development
* Other Related United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

See topic details at ieeeghtc.org/author-central/call-for-papers/.


EAST MEETS WEST ENTREPRENEUR FESTIVAL

Do you dream of becoming an entrepreneur? The Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Festival will take place at the Santa Clara Convention Center on May 2nd, and will feature:

* Artificial intelligence
* Social entrepreneurship
* Big data
* IoT
* VC funding
* Content marketing
* Women in leadership

The China-US Business Summit is a non-governmental platform which facilitates the exchange and cooperation between Chinese and American SMEs. Register here and use the code eGrid for 50% discount. Make your dreams come to life.