IEEE S.F. Bay Area Council e-GRID's
BayAreaTech

Technology & Networking in Silicon Valley & the SF Bay Area: Upcoming Meetings, Courses and Conferences

September 21, 2009

Mtg: From Bell Labs to Silicon Valley: A Saga of Technology Transfer, 1954-61

by @ 10:49 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

TUESDAY October 20, 2009
SCV Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley
Speaker: Michael Riordan, Lecturer in Stanford University’s History and Philosophy of Science Program, and Adjunct Professor of Physics at the University of California, Santa Cruz
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: KeyPoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.CaliforniaConsultants.org

Although scientists and engineers at Bell Telephone Laboratories in New Jersey invented the transistor and developed most of the related semiconductor technology, the integrated circuit or microchip (more…)

Seminar: Finding Potential Consulting Clients and Getting an Appointment

by @ 7:28 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design
 

FRIDAY September 25, 2009
SCV Section, with Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley
Speaker: Mike Johnson
Time: 8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Cost: see website
Place: KeyPoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: via website registration link; limited seating
Web: cnsv-salesleads-scv0920.eventbrite.com/

Mtg: Embedded Passives: Methodologies and Opportunities for Implementation

by @ 7:26 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors
 

THURSDAY September 24, 2009
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Chapter
Speaker: John Savic, Cisco Systems
Time: Optional lunch at 11:45 AM; Presentation at 12:15 PM
Cost: $15 if reserved by Sept 21; $20 at door (no cost for presentation)
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Rd (Fwy 101 at Montague Expressway), Santa Clara
RSVP: via the DoubleKnot registration page, from website
Web: www.cpmt.org/scv

Embedded Passives (EP) has evolved over the last several years, demonstrating value as a versatile means for enhancing the functionality of the PWB by improving circuit performance, (more…)

Webinar: Transforming Next-Generation IP Networks into ‘MediaNets’

by @ 7:25 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design
 

WEDNESDAY September 23, 2009
IEEE Communications Society
Speakers: Pankaj Gupta, Cisco Systems; Ron Westfall, Current Analysis; Alexandre Gerber, AT&T Labs
Time: 8:00 AM (for 90 minutes)
Cost: none (sponsored by Cisco)
Place: on the Internet
RSVP: on website
Web: ww2.comsoc.org/webinars

Mtg: Hazard Tracking System â?? Purpose, Design & Implementation

by @ 7:25 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt
 

TUESDAY September 22, 2009
SCV Product Safety Engineering Chapter
Speaker: Jon Derickson, Product Safety Manager, BAE Systems
Time: Optional dinner at 5:30 PM at El Torito; Program at 7:00 PM at Applied Materials
Cost: none, for meeting (no-host dinner)
Place: Dinner at El Torito Mexican Restaurant, 2950 Lakeside Drive, Santa Clara; Meeting at Applied Materials, Bowers Café, 3090 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pses

Product safety standards are moving towards using â??Hazard Based Safety Engineering??? principles, instead of prescriptive constructions.? For that approach to be feasible, hazards and controls (more…)

Mtg: Surge Suppression: New UL 1449 3rd Edition Requirements

by @ 7:22 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt
 

TUESDAY September 22, 2009
SF Industry Applications Chapter
Speaker: Gary Fox PE, General Electric Company
Time: Social and Networking at 5:30 PM, Presentation at 6:00 PM, Dinner at 7:00 PM
Cost: $25 (at the door), $10 for IEEE Student Members
Place: Sinbad’s Restaurant, Pier 2 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
RSVP: by email to frank.sylvester@sfdpw.org, 415.558.4591, for reservations and to qualify for the drawing
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/0909-sf-ias.pdf

Requirements for a new safety standard for surge protective devices (SPD) are almost upon us.? UL 1449, 3rd edition was published in September of 2006.? In order to maintain UL certification, (more…)

Mtg: Introduction to Palm webOS: Building Applications for the Mobile Web

by @ 7:21 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Engineering Mgmt
 

TUESDAY September 22, 2009
SCV Consumer Electronics Chapter
Speaker: Mitch Allen, VP and Software CTO, Palm Inc.
Time: Pizza + Drinks, Networking at 6:30 PM, Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $5 for IEEE members, $10 for non-members, free for students, CES members
Place: HP Oak Room, 19447 Pruneridge Avenue (Building 48), Cupertino
RSVP: not required
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/ce

It would be hard to miss the sweeping changes going on with mobile application development.? The convergence of mobile phones and the web is driving the next generation of (more…)

Mtg: Low-Voltage Oversampling Analog-to-Digital Conversion

by @ 7:19 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Semiconductors
 

MONDAY September 21, 2009
SCV Circuits and Systems with Communications and Signal Processing Chapters
Subject: Low-Voltage Oversampling Analog-to-Digital Conversion
Speaker: Dr. Bruce A. Wooley, EE Deptartment, Stanford University
Time: Networking/Pizza at 6:30 PM, Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $2 donation for food
Place: National Semiconductor, Building E, Conference Room, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/cas

Through the exchange of resolution in time for that in amplitude, oversampling methods are now widely used to enable the realization of high-resolution analog-to-digital converters in scaled CMOS VLSI (more…)

September 15, 2009

Mtg: Intel’s Vision for the Future of Wireless Communications

by @ 5:52 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

WEDNESDAY October 14, 2009
SCV Communications Chapter
Speaker: Siavash Alamouti, CTO, Intel’s Mobile Wireless Group
Time: 6:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor, Building E, Conference Room, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/comsoc

Siavash Alamouti, CTO, Intel’s Mobile Wireless Group, will share his vision for wireless communications in the future and describe various ongoing research projects in wireless communications at (more…)

September 14, 2009

Webinar: Transforming Next-Generation IP Networks into ‘MediaNets’

by @ 6:53 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Optics/Displays
 

WEDNESDAY September 23, 2009
IEEE Communications Society
Speakers: Pankaj Gupta, Cisco Systems; Ron Westfall, Current Analysis; Alexandre Gerber, AT&T Labs
Time: 8:00 AM (for 90 minutes)
Cost: none (sponsored by Cisco)
Place: on the Internet
RSVP: on website
Web: ww2.comsoc.org/webinars

This 90 minutes web seminar addresses the dominant media-aware technologies and services of next-generation IP networks. IP NGNs will locate video and rich-media intelligence (more…)

Mtg: The Smart Power Grid: Vision and Road Map

by @ 6:22 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design
 

WEDNESDAY October 21, 2009
SCV Power Electronics Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Stephen T. Lee, Senior Technical Executive, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Time: Networking/Pizza at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $5 donations for food
Place: National Semiconductor, Building E, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: from link on the website
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pels

With so much going on world-wide in the name of Smart Grid, what are the most significant and beneficial developments in Smart Grid from the technical and economic standpoints?? What is (more…)

September 11, 2009

Event: Outdoor Paintballing at Los Gatos Pursuit

by @ 1:20 pm. Filed under BioEngineering, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

SATURDAY September 19, 2009
SCV Grads of the Last Decade (GOLD)
Info: No paintballing experience needed, level will be introductory. Arrive at 10AM for safety briefing.
Time: 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Cost: $40 for IEEE members and Students, $45 for nonmembers (includes gun, helmet, ammo, pizza lunch)
Place: Los Gatos Persuit, Bear Creek Rd and Skyline Blvd, Los Gatos
RSVP: through website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/gold

Come Paintballing with IEEE GOLD, students and other chapters at LosGatosPursuit on Saturday 9/19!? Meet GOLD (Graduates Of Last Decade) members, student and regular IEEE members (more…)

Course: Engineering Consultants – Being a Professional

by @ 1:17 pm. Filed under BioEngineering, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors
 

FRIDAY September 18, 2009
SCV Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley
Speaker: Christine Silver, President, Silver Business Solutions. Panelists: Duane Strong, Strong Engineering LLC, and John Gale, Taligo LLC.
Time: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Cost: $29.
Place: KeyPoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: From the website
Web: www.CaliforniaConsultants.org
Web: cnsv-professional-consultant-1.eventbrite.com

Mtg: Designing a CMOS Wireless System-on-a-Chip

by @ 1:17 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors
 

THURSDAY September 17, 2009
SCV Solid State Circuits Chapter
Speaker: David Su, Atheros Communications
Time: Refreshments at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: small donation for food
Place: National Semiconductor Building E, Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/ssc

Mtg: High-Performance Distributed Robot Control over Ethernet

by @ 1:16 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt
 

THURSDAY September 17, 2009
SCV Control Systems Chapter
Speaker: Curt Meyers, Willow Garage
Time: Pizza and networking at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: CMU-West, Building 23, Moffett Field
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ieee.org/scv/css

[IEEE S.F. Bay Area Council - www.e-grid.net] [powered by WordPress .]

SF Bay Area Council

Categories

  • ALL (4,558)
  • Antennas & Propagation (4)
  • BioEngineering (663)
  • Blogroll (33)
  • Circuits (11)
  • Communications (1,853)
  • Computers/Software (1,744)
  • Consumer Electronics (97)
  • Control Systems (18)
  • Electrical/Power (1,264)
  • Electronics Design (2,768)
  • Employment (4)
  • Employment opportunities (5)
  • Engineering Mgmt (1,805)
  • Green energy (41)
  • History (3)
  • Industrial Applications (73)
  • Information Theory (10)
  • Magnetics (22)
  • Microwave (8)
  • NanoEngineering (869)
  • Optics/Displays (968)
  • Photonics (24)
  • PhotoVoltaics (4)
  • Product Safety (21)
  • Reliability (34)
  • Robotics and Automation (15)
  • Semiconductors (1,827)
  • Signal Processing (132)
  • Vehicular Technology (9)
  • Women in Engineering (7)
  • Young Professionals (2)
  •  

    Support our advertisers:

    Visit our
    GRID MARKETPLACE

    Enabling Javascript allows us to show you upcoming conferences in this column.

    For the Firefox browser, select Tools/Options/Content and select "Enable Javascript".

    If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer you may need to click on the yellow bar above and select 'Allow Blocked Content'. You must then click 'Yes' on the following security warning.

    archives:

    September 2009
    S M T W T F S
    « Aug   Oct »
     12345
    6789101112
    13141516171819
    20212223242526
    27282930  

    View in Google Calendar

    search blog:


    SUBSCRIBE: Get the e-GRID twice a month by email - upcoming IEEE SF Bay Area meetings, conferences.

    RSS Feed Subscribe to our RSS Feed.

    PUBLICIZE your event to IEEE's membership.


    general links:

    22 queries. 1.085 seconds