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March 22, 2017

Spin Transfer Torque Magneto-Resistive Random Access Memory 

by @ 10:06 pm. Filed under ALL, Magnetics
 

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 
SCV Magnetics Society
Subject: Spin Transfer Torque Magneto-Resistive Random Access Memory 
– magnetic tunnel junction, or MTJ, enable a significant new position in the semiconductor memory market… 
Speaker: Barry Hoberman, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Spin Transfer Technologies, Inc. 
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, Cookies, Conversation & Pizza ; 7:30 pm: Presentation 
Cost: Free 
Location: Western Digital, 1710 Automation Parkway, San Jose 
Event Details: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/mag/MtgSum/Meeting2017_04.html 

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Turning Challenges Into Opportunities: Tips and Tricks To Own Your Career 

by @ 1:31 pm. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt
 

Thursday, April 13th, 2017 
SCV Young Professionals (YP) 
Subject: Turning Challenges Into Opportunities: Tips and Tricks To Own Your Career 
– simple tips he has developed (or fallen into by accident) by working with mentors and peers to solve the many challenges encountered in his career path… 
Speaker: Tim Worboys, Senior Manager, LinkedIn
Time: 7:00 pm: Registration, Dinner, and Networking; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm: Presentation; 9:00 pm to 9:30 pm: Networking 
Cost: Free 
Location: UCSC Engineering 2, Baskin Circle, Room 180, Santa Cruz 
Event Details and RSVP: https://ieee-career-talk.eventbrite.com 

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March 21, 2017

Women in Technology Summit (WITI)

by @ 1:53 pm. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt
 
Women in Technology Summit (WITI)

where one can build confidence, leadership and entrepreneurial skills, and the value of gender parity in the workplace. This conference is for both women and men.

200 speakers & coaches, Women in Technology Hall of Fame Awards Banquet, Coaching Circles, and Workshops 
witi.com/conferences/2017/summit/ , on June 11-13, at the Doubletree in San Jose

* Mastering the Science of Storytelling      * Engaging Men to Invest in Gender Equality 
* Speak Like a Leader Bootcamp         * Personal Branding for Women in Tech
* Breaking Biased Habits         * Creating a Business Plan for Tech Startups
* Dealing with Difficult People         * Success Secrets of the Super Achievers
* Making Your Pitch Skills Worthy of Your Ideas    * Leading Outside Your Comfort Zone 

WITI

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March 18, 2017

The New Era of Quantified Heart Movement – A Complete Picture of Heart Health

by @ 1:49 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Consumer Electronics
 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
SCV Consumer Electronics Society (CES) and Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) 
Subject: The New Era of Quantified Heart Movement – A Complete Picture of Heart Health
– collects heart muscle performance data, conducts deep analysis for measuring the elasticity, strength and workload, identify possible heart problems earlier …
Speaker: Callie Yan Xue, CEO and Co-founder, Welbean
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking, pizza, & drinks; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: IEEE CES members: free: IEEE Student members: free; IEEE members: $5 (pay at door): Non-members: $10 (pay at door)
Location: NVIDIA, 2800 Scott Blvd., Building E, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-ces/event/the-new-era-of-quantified-heart-movement-a-complete-picture-of-heart-health/
Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-new-era-of-quantified-heart-movement-a-complete-picture-of-heart-health-tickets-32579438979

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March 14, 2017

The ‘How & Why’ a Deceptively Simple Acoustic Resonator Became the Basis of a Multi-Billion Dollar Industry

by @ 7:56 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics, Semiconductors
 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 
SCV MEMS and Sensors Chapter 
Subject: The ‘How & Why’ a Deceptively Simple Acoustic Resonator Became the Basis of a Multi-Billion Dollar Industry
– proliferation of usable bands has driven up the filter count, building high quality ultra-miniature filters … 
Speaker:  Richard Ruby, Director of Technology, Broadcom
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, pizza, and networking; 7:00 to 8:00 pm: Presentation; 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Excom Meeting 
Cost: Free; $5 donation for pizza 
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
Event Details and Registration: https://goo.gl/aWGkU6 

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Safety Regulatory Approvals for Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico 

by @ 7:31 pm. Filed under ALL, Product Safety
 

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 
SCV Product Safety Engineering Society (PSES) 
Subject: Safety Regulatory Approvals for Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico 
– Join us for networking, and learning about what’s changing in Latin America in the Regulatory world! … 
Speakers: Elizabeth Perrier, CEO ORBIS Compliance LLC 
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration and Networking; 7:00 pm: Presentation 
Cost: Free 
Location: Santa Clara 
Event Details and Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/safety-regulatory-approvals-for-argentina-brazil-and-mexico-tickets-32116956682 

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Spacetime Replication of Continuous Variable Quantum Information 

by @ 6:43 pm. Filed under ALL, Information Theory
 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 
SCV Information Theory Society (ITS) 
Subject: Spacetime Replication of Continuous Variable Quantum Information 
– distributing information in seemingly impossible ways using quantum error correction, continuous variable quantum error correcting codes that can efficiently replicate information in spacetime… 
Speaker: Grant Salton, PhD candidate, Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics 
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration, refreshments, and networking; 6:30 pm: Presentation; 7:30 pm: Q&A 
Cost: Free 
Location: David Packard Electrical Engineering, Room 202, 350 Serra Mall, Stanford 
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/its/MtgSum/Meeting2017_04.html 

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Saving the Corvette: A Case Study in Strategic Decision Making

by @ 3:16 pm. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt
 

Thursday, April 6, 2017 
SCV Technology & Engineering Management Chapter (TEMS) 
Subject: 
– Imagine that the situation is grim; sales are declining; quality is poor; the competition is resurgent; leadership is slim; and disagreement abounds. Come hear how improved strategic decision making saved an iconic brand, and earned the highest accolades … 
Speaker: Dr. Steve Barrager 
Time: 6:00 pm Networking; 6:30 pm Management Forum/Guided Networking; 7:00 pm sandwich dinner; 7:30 pm Presentation 
Cost: $12 IEEE members, $15 non-members; $5 more at the door
Location: AMD Commons Auditorium, 991 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale 
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-tems/ 

 

 

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Solar Growth in 2017 and Beyond

by @ 3:15 pm. Filed under ALL, Green energy
 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 
SCV PhotoVoltaic Society 
Subject: Solar Growth in 2017 and Beyond
Speaker: Paula Mints 
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking, check in, refreshments; 7:00 pm: Presentation 
Cost: Free 
Location: PARC, 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto 
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-photovoltaic/event/02-2017/ 

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March 13, 2017

Study of Fluorescence Spectroscopy Guided Optical Biopsy Needle for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis 

by @ 6:00 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering
 

Wednesday, April 19th 2017 
SCV Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) 
Subject: Study of Fluorescence Spectroscopy Guided Optical Biopsy Needle for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis 
– Current prostate biopsy cores have a very low diagnostic yield, optical biopsy needle can increase the diagnostic yield of prostate biopsies … 
Speaker: Amir Tehrani, CEO, Precision Biopsy, LLC 
Time: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free 
Location: Stanford University Medical School, Rm 114 
Event Details and Reservations: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/embs/ 
Optional dinner location: Stanford Hospital cafeteria, 6:15 PM (no host, no reservations, self-serve)

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Beyond Virtual Reality, and into the Mixed Reality Future 

by @ 10:44 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Consumer Electronics
 

Tuesday,April 11th, 2017 
SCV Consultants Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV) 
Subject: Beyond Virtual Reality, and into the Mixed Reality Future 
– explore the world of Mixed Reality (MR), and how MR could succeed where VR failed, future of content capture and creation will be 2D, 3D and 4D… 
Speaker:  Tim Macmillan, multi-award winning director, film-maker and photographer, Area4 Professional
Time: 7:00 pm: Registration, networking, pizza and drinks; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm: Presentation 
Cost: Free 
Location: NVIDIA, 2800 Scott Blvd., Building E, Santa Clara 
Event Details: https://californiaconsultants.org/event/beyond-virtual-reality-and-into-the-mixed-reality-future/ 

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March 10, 2017

Protecting Inventions When Patent Protection Can No Longer Be Relied Upon

by @ 2:34 pm. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt
 

Thursday, May 4, 2017 
SCV Technology & Engineering Management Chapter (TEMS) 
Subject: Protecting Inventions When Patent Protection Can No Longer Be Relied Upon
– trade secrets, patents, recent issues, protection, enforcement, cross-licensing … 
Speakers: Kevin Roe, Patent Attorney, and Phil Marcoux, Entrepreneur, Inventor and Patent Generator 
Time: 6:00 pm Networking; 6:30 pm Management Forum/Guided Networking; 7:00 pm sandwich dinner; 7:30 pm Presentation 
Cost: $12 IEEE members, $15 non-members; $5 more at the door
Location: AMD Commons Auditorium, 991 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale 
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-tems/?p=2341 

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March 8, 2017

Foundations of Energy Harvesting and Remotely Powered Communication Systems 

by @ 12:06 am. Filed under ALL, Circuits, Communications, Consumer Electronics, Green energy, Information Theory
 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 
SCV Information Theory Society (ITS), Communications Society (ComSoc), Consumer Electronics(CE), and Solid State Circuits Society (SSCS) 
Subject: Foundations of Energy Harvesting and Remotely Powered Communication Systems 
– Reviews requirements for implementing small low-cost energy-harvesting radios, including information and communication theoretic foundations … 
Speaker: Prof. Ayfer Ozgur Aydin, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, Stanford University, and Member, ISL 
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration, refreshments, and networking; ; 6:30 pm: Presentation; 7:30 pm: Q&A
Cost: Free 
Location: David Packard Electrical Engineering, Room 202, 350 Serra Mall, Stanford 
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/foundations-of-energy-harvesting-and-remotely-powered-communication-systems-tickets-32547386108  

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March 3, 2017

Silicon is the New Steel: Building the Internet of Everything — The World’s First Terascale Network 

by @ 10:10 pm. Filed under ALL, Circuits
 

Thursday, March 16, 2017 
SCV Solid State Circuits Society(SSCS) and Circuits and Systems (CAS) Society 
Subject: Silicon is the New Steel: Building the Internet of Everything — The World’s First Terascale Network 
– Silicon is undergoing an analogous transition, as the action shifts from circuits to systems, multiple convergent trends are pushing us toward the terascale age… 
Speakers: Tom Lee, SSCS Distinguished Lecturer, Stanford University 
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration, networking, and dinner; 6:30 pm: Presentation; 8:00 pm: Adjourn 
Cost: Free; A $6 donation can be paid towards the SVEC Scholarship Fund 
Location: Texas Instruments, Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/20th-anniversary-seminar-by-sscs-dl-tom-lee-stanford-silicon-is-the-new-steel-building-the-internet-tickets-32412033264 

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Lithium Ion Batteries for Large UPS Applications

by @ 6:46 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Industrial Applications
 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
SF Industrial Applications Society (IAS)
Subject: Lithium Ion Batteries for Large UPS Applications
– introducing a Lithium Ion alternative in large system UPS installations, chemistry, characteristics and performance, circumstances, potential risks …
Speaker: Brian Handley, Norman S. Wright- Liebert Power Products
Time: 5:30 pm: No-host social; 6:45 pm: Dinner and Presentation; 8:30 pm: Adjourn
Cost: IEEE Members and Non-Members: $25.00; Student Members: $10 (at the door) discounted cost for first 10 reserved IEEE Student Members
Location: Thirsty Bear Brewing Company, 661 Howard St, San Francisco
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/44223

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