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October 20, 2017

Yesterday’s Computer of Tomorrow

by @ 8:51 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, History
 

Friday, November 10, 2017 
Milestones 
Subject: Yesterday’s Computer of Tomorrow
– How did personal computing start? This will be a unique opportunity to learn about yesterday’s computer of tomorrow that profoundly shaped our world. A panel of experts from Xerox PARC will present … 
Speakers: Dan Ingalls, Doug Brotz, Bob Sproull, Tom Malloy, Charles Simonyi, John Shoch
Time: 6:00 pm: Check in; 7:00 pm: Presentation; 8:45 pm: Adjoin 
Cost: Free
Location: Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View 
Event Details: http://www.computerhistory.org/events/upcoming/#yesterdays-computer-tomorrow-xerox-alto

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October 18, 2017

 Renewables Meet the New Wave of Energy Storage – A Panel Discussion

by @ 5:02 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Green energy, PhotoVoltaics
 

Thursday, November 9, 2017 
SFBAC Power Electronic Society (PELS) and SCV PhotoVoltaic Society (PV) 
Subject: Renewables Meet the New Wave of Energy Storage – A Panel Discussion
– focus on the engineering, business and policy concerns related to the growth of energy storage with the smart grid … 
Speaker: TBD
Time: 6:00 pm: Networking, registration, and refreshments; 6:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: 
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pels/index.html

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October 16, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Symposium

by @ 4:01 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software
 

Join industry titans and academic experts in discussing the current and future direction of the exciting field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) research and recent developments in both Hardware and Software. Come to hear what’s behind Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, as well as Neuromorphic Intel Processors, Qualcomm Cell Phone Snapdragon, and AMD GPUs.

Day 1: Hardware Track – Thursday, November 16, 2017, 1:30 pm to 8:00 pm.
Day 2: Software Track – Friday, November 17, 2017, 1:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

November 16-17 at the SC12 Auditorium, Intel, 3600 Juliette Lane, Santa Clara. Register here (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ieee-artificial-intelligence-symposium-in-silicon-valley-tickets-38646675246) and to receive a significant discount, use promo code EGRID for non-IEEE members and EGRIDIEEE for IEEE members. For more information, go to ai.ieeesiliconvalley.org/2017/.

 

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Entrepreneurial Pathways – Not Just Nanotech

by @ 12:53 pm. Filed under ALL, NanoEngineering
 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 
SFBA Nanotechnology Council Chapter 
Subject: Entrepreneurial Pathways – Not Just Nanotech
– Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Building Successful Companies, Protecting Your Nanotech, Federal SBIRs as Vehicles for Small Businesses… 
Speaker: Dr. Srinivas Rao, President & CEO, Senova System, Operating Partner, Phoenix Venture Partners; Steven A. Swernofsky, patent attorney, Managing Director Los Altos Law; Ryszard Pisarski, NASA Ames Research Center; Geetha R Dholakia, REI Systems 
Time: 12:45 pm: Registration, networking, drinks and cookies; 1:10 to 3:25 pm: Presentations; 3:25 to 3:35 pm: Break; 3:35 to 4:15 pm: Panel Discussion; Attendee Q & A; 4:15 to 4:40 pm: Networking – Attendees, Presenters, Panelists; 4:45 pm: Conclusion
Cost: IEEE member, students, unemployed: $6; NonIEEE member: $10 
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara 
Event Details: https://novnano.eventbrite.com
Job Seeker Assistance at this event. Send your one-line description by November 12 to SFBA.Nano.Jobs@gmail.com. Please feel free to forward this invitation to any of your own colleagues who may be seeking jobs. 

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October 12, 2017

Gravitational Waves from Colliding Black Holes; Ripples in Space-Time  –

by @ 5:38 pm. Filed under ALL, Photonics
 

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 
SCV Photonics Society 
Subject: Gravitational Waves from Colliding Black Holes; Ripples in Space-Time 
– first detection of Gravity Waves by the collision of two black holes 1.3 billion light-years from the Earth, and the technology used to measure them; the twin detectors of the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) … 
Speaker: Brian Lantz, Senior Resarch Scientist, Stanford University
Time: 5:30 pm: Pizza, registration, and networking; 6:30 to 8:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Intel, Bldg, SC-12, 3600 Juliette Ln, Santa Clara 
Event Details: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/leos/

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October 11, 2017

Call for Papers – ISPCE

by @ 2:48 pm. Filed under ALL, Product Safety
 
CALL FOR PAPERS

ISPCE2018The IEEE Product Safety Engineering Society seeks original and unpublished formal papers, presentations (without formal papers), workshops, and tutorials on all aspects of product safety and compliance engineering including, but not limited to the topics listed below. Paper submission is due January 1, 2018. For more information, seeCall for Papers.

* Global Market Access and Regulations Compliance Management 
* Hazard Based Safety Engineering Safety Science 
* Environmental & Energy Regulations       * Functional Safety
* Batteries and Energy Storage Systems    * Compliance 101 
* Emerging Technologies & Innovation       * Medical Devices
* Global Hazardous Locations                      * EMC & Wireless Compliance 
* Test Methods & Ensuring Quality of Test Results
* Forensics, Failure & Risk Analysis, Assessment & Management 
* Legal, Regulations, Directives & Consumer Protection

http://psessymposium.org

 

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IEEE SCV-EMC 2017 Mini Symposium – Technical Exchange

by @ 2:27 pm. Filed under ALL, Signal Processing
 
ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY / INTERFERENCE

Interconnects are moving beyond 56GBps per single physical channel. Are you prepared to control EMI/EMC issues for tomorrow’s data rate? 
Attend the IEEE SCV-EMC 2017 Mini Symposium – Technical Exchange, and you will learn:

Common PCB Layout Errors that Cause Products to Fail to Meet EMC Requirements
Learn to recognize potential problem areas and maintain control of unwanted coupling paths

Signal Integrity Designs for 56Gb/s and Beyond 
* Challenges and design difficulties for higher data rate 
* PCB material characterization and measurement techniques for high-speed channel 
* Via modeling methodologies and applications in PCB and package 
* PAM4 channel analysis 
* Evaluations of possible solutions for new challenges

This mini-symposium will be held on October 12 at the Biltmore Hotel in Santa Clara. For more information, see scvemc.org/2017Mini-Symposium.html 
Full time students can come FREE starting from the afternoon session but must register with caroline.chan.us@ieee.org (first, last, email, school).

 

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Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers

by @ 2:04 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Control Systems, Signal Processing
 

The Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers is a yearly Conference held on the beautiful Asilomar Grounds in Pacific Grove. It provides a forum for presenting recent and novel work in various areas of theoretical and applied signal processing. General areas of interest to the forum include:

Asilomar* Architecture and Implementation 
* Array Signal Processing 
* Biomedical Signal & Image Processing
* Communication Systems 
* MIMO Communications & Signal Processing 
* Networks 
* Signal Processing & Adaptive Systems 
* Speech, Image & Video Processing

The Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers will be held on October 29th – November 1st. The IEEE Signal Processing Society is a technical co-sponsor. For more information, see asilomarssc.org

 

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Consulting Services

by @ 1:35 pm. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt
 
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October 9, 2017

Your Threat Score: Social Media, Privacy, and the Law

by @ 4:26 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software
 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 
SCV Consulants Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV)
Subject: Your Threat Score: Social Media, Privacy, and the Law
– Software is being regularly used to mine social media sites to determine an individual’s potential for violence, very few laws to address social media data mining, Some communities are recognizing the need to try and tame the lawless frontier of social media,… 
Speaker: Charles Koch, Pepper Hamilton, LLP
Time: 6:00 pm: Autonomous Vehicles SIG (AV-SIG) to be announced; 7:00 pm: Networking, refreshments, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: SEMI, 673 S Milpitas Blvd., Milpitas 
Event Details: https://californiaconsultants.org/event/your-threat-score-social-media-privacy-and-the-law/ 

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Tales From the Vault

by @ 3:44 pm. Filed under ALL
 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 
OEB Life Member Affinity Group (LMAG)
Subject: Tales From the Vault 
– popular feature in the Life Member Newsletter so the November meeting gives an opportunity for our members to share something that occurred during their career … 
Time: 11:00 am: Registration and networking; 11:30 am: Buffet luncheon; 12:15 pm: Presentation; 1:30 pm: Adjourn 
Cost: $10 includes lunch 
Location: Beeb’s Sports Bar & Grill, 915 Clubhouse Drive, Livermore 
Event Details: http://ieee4life.org/ 

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Deep Learning in Biomedicine and Genomics: An Introduction and Applications to Next-generation Sequencing and Disease Diagnostics

by @ 3:29 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Computers/Software
 

Monday, December 4, 2017 
SCV Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) and Engineering in Medicine and Biology (EMBS)
Subject: Deep Learning in Biomedicine and Genomics: An Introduction and Applications to Next-generation Sequencing and Disease Diagnostics
– deep learning applications to biomedical problems, Google Brain, Detection of cancer cells in pathology images, Detection of diabetic retinopathy from fundus images of the eye…
Speaker: Mark DePristo, Head of Deep Learning for Genetics and Genomics at Google 
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking, registration, and refreshments; 7:00 pm to 8″00 pm: Presentation; 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Q&A
Cost: CIS Members and students: Free; IEEE members and non-members: $5
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
Event Details: https://ieeecisscv_dec2017.eventbrite.com/ 

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Learning with Limited Supervision

by @ 3:22 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software
 

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 
SCV Computational Intelligence Society (CIS)
Subject: Learning with Limited Supervision
– new approaches for learning useful models in contexts where labeled training data is scarce or not available at all, novel architectures and methods to overcome these limitations…
Speaker: Stefano Ermon, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Stanford University 
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking, registration, and refreshments; 7:00 pm to 8″00 pm: Presentation; 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Q&A
Cost: CIS Members and students: Free; IEEE members and non-members: $5
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/learning-with-limited-supervision-tickets-38554716194 

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October 7, 2017

ROI, China: Opportunity and Risk Mitigation in the Era of Xi Jinping

by @ 7:43 pm. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt
 

Thursday, November 2, 2017 
SFBA Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS)
Subject: ROI, China: Opportunity and Risk Mitigation in the Era of Xi Jinping
– risk mitigation, China, business opportunity…
Speaker: Matthew Brazil, Ph.D., non-resident Fellow at The Jamestown Foundation 
Time: 6:00 pm: Networking, registration; 6:30 pm: Management Forum/Guided Networking; 7:00 pm: sandwich dinner; 7:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: Earlybird: $10 IEEE-TEMS members, $12 IEEE members, $15 non-members; Standard: $3 more per ticket type; At the Door: $20
Location: National Instruments, 4600 Patrick Henry Drive, Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-tems/?p=2712 

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October 6, 2017

Empowering Humanitarian Technology Startups and NGOs

by @ 4:28 pm. Filed under ALL, Women in Engineering, Young Professionals
 

Thursday, October 19, 2017 
SCV Young Professionals and Women in Engineering (WIE) AG
Subject: Empowering Humanitarian Technology Startups and NGOs
– how to enable humanitarian technologies to shape a better world as well as the opportunity to meet GHTC attendees… 
Speakers: Rebecca Masisak, CEO of TechSoup; Jim Conner, Member of Sand Hill Angels, Executive Producer of Game Changers Silicon Valley, CEO of First Focus Learning Systems 
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration and Networking; 7:00 pm: Keynote 1: Rebecca Masisak, CEO of TechSoup; 7:30 pm: Keynote 2: Jim Conner, Member of Sand Hill Angels, Executive Producer of Game Changers Silicon Valley, CEO of First Focus Learning Systems; 8:00 pm: Networking; 9:30 pm: Conclusion. hor d’oeuvres will be served during the event
Cost: IEEE Members: $40; Non-Members: $45; Please use code “IEEE_YP” for a $30 Discount for IEEE YP Members 
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Jose, 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose
Event Details and RSVP: https://ghtc.eventbrite.com 

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