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September 17, 2011

Mtg: Trends, New Markets and Opportunities for Wireless Telecom Providers

by @ 8:25 am. Filed under ALL, Communications

THURSDAY September 22, 2011
SCV Communications Chapter
Panelists: Michael Finegan, Sprint M2M Solutions Group; Sumeet Ahuja, AT&T Mobility Group (Consumer)
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6:00 PM; Presentations/Panel at 6:30 PM
Cost: none, for IEEE members (with code); $15 for non-members ($20 on-site)
Place: HP Oak Room (Bldg 48), 19111 Pruneridge Ave., Cupertino
RSVP: from website

Mtg: Memory Scaling and Its Potential Impact on Computing and Storage

by @ 8:24 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors

THURSDAY September 22, 2011
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, with Circuits & Systems, Computer, and Electron Devices Chapters
Speaker: Ed Doller, VP and Chief Memory Systems Architect, Micron Technology
Time: Registration at 11:30 AM; Buffet lunch at 11:45 AM; Presentation at 12:15 PM
Cost: $15 if reserved by Sept 20; $5 for fulltime students and currently unemployed; $5 more at door
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Rd (Fwy 101 at Montague Expressway), Santa Clara
RSVP: from website

As memory technologies scale current memory, usage models will be challenged.? While new emerging technologies hold promise to solve the scalability challenge, it is unlikely that they will be “drop in compatible” with current (more…)

Mtg: Deep Brain Modulation of Hypersynchrony and Movement in Parkinsons Disease

by @ 8:23 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering

WEDNESDAY September 21, 2011
SCV Engineering in Medicine and Biology Chapter
Speaker: Helen Bronte-Stewart MD MSE, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Director Stanford Movement Disorders Centre, Stanford University School of Medicine
Time: Optional dinner at Stanford Hospital Cafeteria, 6:15 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: none (no-host dinner)
Place: Room M-114, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford
RSVP: not required

Mtg: Electric Vehicle (EV) Technology & Tour of KLEENSPEED Technologies

by @ 8:22 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Semiconductors

WEDNESDAY September 21, 2011
SCV Power & Energy, with Industry Applications Chapters
Speaker: Dante Zeviar, Executive Vice President and Chief technology Officer, KleenSpeed
Time: Networking & pizza at 6:00 PM; Presentation/Tour at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: KLEENSPEED Technologies, Inc., Moffett Research Park, Building 554 on Cody St., Moffett Field
RSVP: by email to Fred Jones,, (650) 604-2521

The Electric Vehicle has been in existence since the dawn of the automotive age at the turn of the 20th century.? Yet, despite the considerable potential and environmental advantages of this technology, all EVs to date have had (more…)

Mtg: Better Place â?? The Storage Story for Vehicles

by @ 8:21 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design

WEDNESDAY September 21, 2011
SCV Power Electronics Chapter
Speaker: Hugh McDermott, Vice President Global Utilities & Energy, Better Place
Time: Networking & Pizza at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor, Building E Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

Better Place is a global electric vehicle network operator and most known for the concept of battery switching to enable range extension and a â??no-compromise??? solution for drivers to make the switch to electric vehicles.? What is less (more…)

Mtg: Transfer-Printing Semiconductor Nanodevices on Arbitrary Substrates

by @ 8:20 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors

TUESDAY September 20, 2011
SCV Nanotechnology Chapter
Speaker: Dr. M. Saif Islam, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, UC Davis
Time: Registration & light lunch at 11:30 AM; Presentation at 12:00 Noon
Cost: IEEE Members and Students $5; Non-Members $10
Place: National Semiconductor Bldg E-1 CMA Room, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: from the website

An experimental method will be presented for fabricating large area, high performance single crystal devices via both top-down and bottom-up techniques and transferring them to low cost carrier substrates while simultaneously (more…)

Mtg: IP Strategies for the New Decade

by @ 8:19 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Communications, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays

TUESDAY September 20, 2011
SCV Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley
Speaker: Charles W. McLaughlin, Fergason Licensing, LLC
Time: Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: KeyPoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

As the electronics market and technology matures, the role of intellectual property (IP) is evolving. Using a successful LCD technology and IP licensing program that he established as an example, Chuck McLaughlin will share his (more…)

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