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May 4, 2010

Seminar: Creating Marketing Materials for Engineering Consultants

by @ 5:24 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Semiconductors

FRIDAY May 14, 2010
SCv Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley
Speaker: Al Peterson, Certified Management Consultant
Time: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Cost: $47 for IEEE members; $67 for non-members (as webinar: $42/$62)
Place: Cogswell College, 1175 Bordeaux Drive, Sunnyvale
RSVP: see the website

There are a few basic pieces of marketing collateral, in addition to a web site, that are very important to building visibility and credibility for the engineering consultant. These will be described, along (more…)

Mtg: Cognitive Computing

by @ 5:04 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors

THURSDAY June 17, 2010
SCV Solid State Circuits Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Dharmendra S. Modha, IBM Research รข?? Almaden
Time: Refreshments and networking at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: Donation for food
Place: National Semiconductor Building E Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: register from website

This talk will outline an ambitious project to combine neuroscience, supercomputing, and nanotechnology with the goal of creating new software, electronics hardware, and computer architecture that (more…)

Mtg: Multi-Vehicle Task and Mission Planning with Visualization

by @ 4:37 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Optics/Displays

THURSDAY May 27, 2010
SCV Control Systems Chapter, with Robotics and Automation Chapter
Speaker: el-Hadi M. Aggoune, Ph.D., Professor at Cogswell Polytechnical College
Time: Networking at 6:45 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Cogswell Polytechnical College, Multi-Media Room, 1175 Bordeaux Drive, Sunnyvale
RSVP: not required

Visualization is essential not only to gain in-depth understanding of complex engineering problems but also to expand the boundary of knowledge, optimize human potential, and mitigate (more…)

Mtg: Legal Pitfalls in Consulting Agreements

by @ 4:20 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors

TUESDAY May 18, 2010
SCV Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley
Speaker: David R. Stevens, Stevens Law Group, PC
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: KeyPoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

The provisions of a consulting agreement are critical to a consultant’s business success. From inception to closure, the consulting agreement defines the parameters of the business (more…)

Mtg: The Next Wave in Wireless Technology: Challenges and Solutions

by @ 4:18 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design

TUESDAY May 18, 2010
SF Communications Chapter
Speaker: Andrea Goldsmith, Stanford University
Time: Complimentary lasagne and salad dinner and networking at 6:30 PM; presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: California Public Utilities Commission, 505 Van Ness Ave (use Golden Gate entrance), San Francisco
RSVP: by email to Tim Ryan,

The demand for wireless communications has enjoyed exponential growth worldwide for decades, and looks to continue unabated into the foreseeable future.? To meet these demands, (more…)

Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO/QELS)

by @ 9:28 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays

Laser Science to Photonics Applications
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO/QELS)
— May 16-21, 2010 ? ? — San Jose McEnery Convention Center
— 36 Short Courses, 200+ Sessions ? — Research, Development, Applications
The leading event for early-stage lasers and electro-optics, with a peer-reviewed program second to none, and the most important technical developments — basic research in electro-optics, innovative developments in laser science, and commercial applications in photonics.
Short Courses: ? – Solid-State, Liquid and Gas Lasers ? – Terahertz Technologies ? – Ultrafast Optics ? – Biophotonics & Optofluidics ? – Lightwave Communications ? – Optical Metrology ? – Micro- and Nano-Photonics Devices ? … and many more.
Complimentary Exhibit Pass Plus includes access to: ? – over 300 exhibitors ? – Technical Business Programming at CLEO: Market Focus and Technology Transfer showcase ? – Job Fair ? – Plenary sessions ? – LaserFest events ? – Poster sessions.
More information, and to download the full Brochure:

Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium

by @ 8:30 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Semiconductors

IEEE Microwave Week
IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium
— May 23-25, 2010 ? ? — Anaheim Convention Center
Tutorials and Workshops, including: ? – Software Defined Radio ? – Interference, Noise and Coupling Effects ? – Microwave Filter Synthesis, Optimization ? – MOSFET Modeling for RFIC Design ? – Silicon-Based Technologies ? – RF Packaging Solutions ? – Power Management
Technical Sessions, including ? – Cellular Transceivers ? – RF CMOS Modulators, Receivers, PAs ? – W-band and Above ? – Wideband LNAs ? – Millimeter-Wave VCOs ? – Ultra Low Power ? – Optimized Design Techniques ? – mm-Wave Arrays ? – RF Modeling – Plenary Session ? – Poster Sessions
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