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July 17, 2008

Embedded Power Conference

by @ 10:01 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors
 

Embedded Power Conference [more]
— September 17-18, 2008 — San Jose Marriott Hotel
— Exhibits — Sponsored Tutorials –Keynote
Technical Sessions: – Designing Your Own Power-down Tester – Improved Energy Efficiency Using Digital Power Architectures – Using a Digital Controller to Improve Power System Reliability – Is Thermal Design Power (TDP) the Best Metric Multi-Core Processors?
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Conf: DISKCON USA 2008 — Data Storage: Fueling Your Future

by @ 9:58 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

DISKCON USA 2008 — Data Storage: Fueling Your Future [more]
– September 17-18, 2008 – Santa Clara Convention Center
– Trade Show Wednesday and Thursday – Lithography Symposium
Looking for the fuel to keep your company moving forward in the vigorous data storage industry? DISKCON USA 2008 has the latest technical developments, manufacturing solutions, and data storage advancement information to energize
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PCB Design Conference West

by @ 9:57 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design
 

PCB Design Conference West [more]
– September 14-19, 2008 – Santa Clara Marriott Hotel
– Register by August 19 for best rates!
– One-day, two-day and three-day courses; a 3-Day Technical Conference of two-hour workshops; two-hour panel sessions and half-day seminars. Tuesday, September 16 is “FREE Tuesday.” The events and sessions on “FREE Tuesday” are free for all registered attendees with a badge.
– Three-day Professional Development course: “High Speed and Simulation Tool Use” by renowned expert Lee Ritchey
For more information: www.pcbwest.com

Conf: IEEE Symposium on High-Performance Interconnects (HotI)

by @ 9:55 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt
 

IEEE Computer Society:
IEEE Symposium on High-Performance Interconnects (HotI) [more]
– August 26-28, 2008 – Stanford University
– Tutorials Aug. 26 – Sessions Aug 27-28
– Register by August 13 for best rates!
Join us for our 16th year of an information-packed three-day Symposium about the latest in High Performance Interconnects, addressing the Networking and Supercomputing families. HotI brings together architects and designers of high performance chips, software, and systems at the University and global business levels. Presentations focus on the latest technological developments of the leading engineers and researchers in the field.
For more information: www.hoti.org

Conf:17th Int’l Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers (POFWorld)

by @ 9:54 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

17th Int’l Conference on Plastic Optical Fibers (POFWorld) [more]
— August 25-28, 2008 — Santa Clara Convention Center
— Tutorials — Exhibits — Sessions
— Earlybird Rates through August 1.

Half-day Tutorials: – POF Market Overview – POF Sources and Detectors – POF Fibers and Cables Manufacturing Technology – Microstructured
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Conf: 3rd Annual Flash Memory Summit

by @ 9:52 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors
 

3rd Annual Flash Memory Summit [more]
– August 12-14, 2008 – Santa Clara Marriott Hotel
FLASH: Making Systems Mobile, Rugged and Fast
Earlybird rates through August 7
Save $100 – use Registration Code “IEEE”

This power-packed 3-day event covers the latest topics in Flash Memory: flash in computers and enterprise, cards and SSDs, flash controllers, improvements in storage capacity and reliability, designing with flash memory, new (more…)

IEEE Conference on Semantic Computing

by @ 9:49 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Engineering Mgmt
 

2nd IEEE Intâ??l Conference on Semantic Computing [more]
â?? August 4-7, 2008 â?? Santa Clara Marriot Hotel
More information, and to register: icsc.eecs.uci.edu

The field of Semantic Computing brings together disciplines concerned with connecting the intentions of humans with computational content: retrieving, using and manipulating existing content according to userâ??s goals; and creating, rearranging, and managing content that matches the authorâ??s intentions.
Sessions:
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Mtg: FBAR Filters and Resonators for Frequency and Time Applications

by @ 9:47 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

TUESDAY July 22, 2008
SCV Electron Devices Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Rich Ruby, Avago Technology
Time: Social at 6:00 PM, Presentation at 6:15 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor Corp. Building E1, Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/eds

This talk will be in 3 parts; part one will be a quick overview of a novel and general method of measuring Q for any kind of resonator. ? Comparisons between FBAR, SAW/SMR-BAW, AlN Contour Mode or Rayleigh-Lamb resonators, and electrostatic MEM (more…)

Workshop on Sun SPOT, JAVA-Controlled Wireless Platform for Robotics and Other Applications

by @ 9:46 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors
 

SATURDAY July 19, 2008
SCV Robotics and Automation Chapter
Speakers: Roger Meike and team, Sun Microsystems Labs
Time: 8:30 AM to Noon
Cost: $300 for Sun SPOT SDK and base station (or free, if you have these already)
Place: Carnegie-Mellon West campus, Moffet Field
RSVP: by email to IEEE_RAS_SCV_Chapter_Committee@yahoogroups.com

The Sun Small Programmable Object Technology (SPOT) is a small, wireless, battery powered experimental platform.? It is programmed almost entirely in Java to allow regular programmers to create projects that used to require (more…)

Wkshop: Cloud Computing: The New Face of Computing – Promises and Challenges

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? SATURDAY July 19, 2008
SCV Computer Chapter, with NATEA
Speakers: Eminent researchers and practitioners from key research labs, companies, and open-source communities
Time: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM (includes lunch)
Cost: $65 Non-Member; $60 IEEE Member; $30 Students or Unemployed
Place: Stanford University, Cubberley Auditorium
RSVP: required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/computer/

Cloud Computing denotes the latest trend in application development for Internet services, relying on clouds of servers to handle tasks that used to be managed by individual machines. With Cloud Computing, developers take important services, such as email, calendars, and word processing, and host them entirely online, powered by a vast array (or cloud) of interdependent commodity servers. Cloud Computing presents advantages for organizations seeking to centralize the management of software and data storage, with guarantees on reliability and security for their users. Recently, we have seen many efforts of the commercialization of the cloud, such as Amazon’s EC2/S3/SimpleDB, Google’s App Engine, Microsoft’s SQL Server data services and IBM’s “Blue Cloud” service. At the same time, open source projects such as Hadoop and ZooKeeper offer various software components that are essential for building a cloud infrastructure.

We hope to bring together eminent researchers and practitioners from key research labs, companies, and open source communities to give us a quick overview of cloud computing. In addition, these speakers will present their views on the opportunities and challenges of cloud computing, either from technology aspect or business aspect.

This joint IEEE-NATEA conference on an emerging technology is aimed to provide IEEE and NATEA members with an inexpensive solid overview of a technology that may affect their work and careers in the near future. This annual conference series have been traditionally held at Stanford University on a Saturday. This year the date is July 19th at the Braun Auditorium. Over the past 9 years we have covered such topics as RFID, SOC, Bioinformatics, Nanotechnology, and multicore.

Mtg: Nanopackaging at Singapore’s IME: TSVs, MEMS and Photonics

by @ 9:30 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors
 

THURSDAY July 17, 2008
SCV Components, Packaging & Manufacturing Technology Chapter
Speaker: John H. Lau, Institute of Microelectronics, Singapore
Time: Registration at 11:30 AM; Buffet lunch served at 11:45 AM; Presentation at 12:15 PM
Cost: $15 if reserved by July 14; $20 at door; vegetarian available
Place: Ramada Inn, 1217 Wildwood Ave (Fwy 101 frontage road, between Lawrence Expy and Great America Pkwy), Sunnyvale
RSVP: by email to Ed Aoki, aoki.ed@gmail.com
Web: www.cpmt.org/scv

In one of his papers published in 1965, Moore stated that: â??The complexity for minimum component costs has increased at a rate of roughly a factor of two per year???, which is also called Moore‘s law and has been the most powerful driver (more…)

July 15, 2008

Mtg: TiVo – Broadband Services Direct to the TV

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TUESDAY July 22, 2008
SCV Consumer Electronics Chapter
Speakers: Jim Denney, VP of Product Marketing & Karl Glynn, Director of Engineering, TiVo
Time: Pizza/drinks at 6:30 PM, Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $5 for IEEE members, $10 for non-members
Place: Oak Room at HP, 19447 Pruneridge Avenue (Building 48), Cupertino
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/ce

The proliferation of broadband services direct to the TV screen has begun. In this presentation we will provide an overview of some of the recent product activity in this space and some of the technical hurdles that need to be overcome (more…)

July 4, 2008

Professional Skills Courses in the SF Bay Area

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Professional Skills Courses in the SF Bay Area
Choose from an array of skills-development classes, from Effective Training Associates, the Technology Management Council and the CPMT Chapter. ? Classes this summer:
Budgeting Essentials for Engineers [more]
– July 9 at Synopsys, Mountain View
Management Essentials [more]
– July 9-10 at TIBCO Software, Palo Alto
Virtual Teams: (more…)

Silicon Valley Technical Institute – Summer Classes

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Co-sponsored by IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section
Silicon Valley Technical Institute – Summer Classes
? ? – 1762 Technology Dr #227, San Jose ? ? – +1-408-573-0100
More information on Courses? www.svtii.com/SVTI-calendar.htm
Summer Courses with labs:
PCB Design Fundamentals (more…)

IEEE Conference on Semantic Computing

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2nd IEEE Int’l Conference on Semantic Computing [more]
— August 4-7, 2008 ? ? — Santa Clara Marriot Hotel
More information, and to register: icsc.eecs.uci.edu

The field of Semantic Computing brings together disciplines concerned with connecting the intentions of humans with computational content: retrieving, using and manipulating existing content according to user’s goals; and creating, rearranging, (more…)

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