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February 13, 2013

zCon: The zSpace Developers Conference

by @ 7:30 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design

3D immersive, lifelike, interactive technologies
zCon: The zSpace Developers Conference
– April 22-23, 2013   – Computer History Museum, Mt View
– 40 sessions   – talks from Autodesk, Solidworks, Siemens, zSpace, NASA/JPL
zCon is an educational environment that stimulates communication and collaboration among developers of 3D applications, hardware and content for immersive, lifelike and interactive technologies. extensive labs, funding sources, innovative software companies, research projects.
Topics:   – Robotics   – Serious Gaming   – 3D Visualizations   – Medical Market   – Stereo Displays   – Virtual Models   – Building Simulations   – AMD FirePro   – Immersive Desktop Engineering   – Medical Visualization   … and much more.
Register at no cost with code “IEEE”:

Seminar: RF Technology in Medical Applications

by @ 7:28 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Communications, Semiconductors

IEEE MTT SCV One-Day Short Course
RF Technology in Medical Applications 
– May 11, 2013, 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM   – Michael’s at Shoreline, Mtn View
– Registration: $45   – No cost, for students/unemployed
– “Role of Microwave Accelerators in Cancer Treatment” (Samy M. Hanna, Microwave Innovative Accelerators)   – “Implantable Wireless Medical Devices and Systems” (J.C. Chiao, University of Texas â?? Arlington); plus   – Sara Louie, Ansys/ Duke University   – Perry Li, St. Jude Medical   – Jessi Johnson, Miramar Labs     For further information:

Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC/NFOEC)

by @ 7:28 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays

The Future of Optical Communication is Here
Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC/NFOEC)
– March 17-21, 2013   – Anaheim Convention Center
– Sessions, Short Courses, Workshops   – Service Provider Summit
– 550+ Companies Exhibiting   – Complimentary Exhibits Registration
OFC and NFOEC is the premier international event for both the science and business of optical communications, with a comprehensive technical program and the largest all-optical business exhibition.
Over 100 sessions, 750+ papers, plus Plenary Session, Market Watch.
58 Short Courses on   – High-Speed Semiconductor Lasers and Modulators   – Datacenter Networking   – Biomedical Optical Diagnostics and Sensing   – Next-Gen Transport Networks   – Silicon Microphotonics   – Fiber Optic Measurements and Component Testing   – 40G/100G Ethernet Technologies   (and more)
Registration discount through Feb 19:

Ethernet Technology Summit

by @ 7:27 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Semiconductors

Get the Information You Need …
Ethernet Technology Summit 
— April 2-4         — Half-day tutorials, panels, keynotes
— Santa Clara Marriott Hotel     — Sessions, workshops, exhibits
Get the latest information from the experts who are creating the standards, developing the state-of-the-art chips and adapters, heading the major trade organizations, and extending Ethernet into new applications in WANs, storage, wireless, home, and backbones. High-speed Ethernet, quality-of-service, low-power Ethernet, power-over-Ethernet, data center applications, telecom applications, Ethernet security.
Workshops:   – 25 Gbps Signaling   – Terabit Ethernet   – OPEN Network Partitioning   – 40/100 GbE is Alive and Well   – Ethernet in Data Centers   – Ethernet and Virtualization   – Ethernet and Cloud Computing   – Convergence on Ethernet
Save $100 with Registration Code “IEEE” (not for Workshops)
For more information:

Int’l Symposium on Quality Electronic Design

by @ 7:26 pm. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Semiconductors

“Leading Innovation & Quality in Electronic Design”
International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design
— March 4-6, 2013     — Techmart, Santa Clara
Tutorials:   – Best Design Practices with Emerging Technologies   – IC Design at New Nodes Made Easy   – 3D Design of ICs: From Concept to Practice   – Design of On-chip Optical for Blazing Speed   – Computer Architecture Design Utilizing Novel Memories   – Holistic Power Management     â?¦ plus sessions, keynotes, exhibits.
Full information and registration:

Semiconductor Process Modeling and Optimization for Designers

by @ 7:23 pm. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design

CFD Multiphysics Seminar
Semiconductor Process Modeling and Optimization for Designers
Gain insight into your semiconductor projects from conception to completion; unlock product innovation. Attend one of our no-cost half-day seminars for hands-on instruction.
Flow-Thermal-Mixing Modeling for Designers (8:45 AM – Noon, March 20th)   – Intro to CADAlyzer and Solver (Import, Meshing, Analysis)   – Flow Thermal Mixing analysis   – Hands-on Workshop
More information and to register:

SharePoint Technology Conference (SPTechCon)

by @ 7:22 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Engineering Mgmt

SharePoint Comes Back to San Francisco!
The SharePoint Technology Conference (SPTechCon)  
— March 3-6, 2013       — Hilton Union Square, SF
— 90+ Technical Classes       — Keynotes, Exhibits, more
Join the top minds in the SharePoint universe â?? the Microsoft engineers who developed the software, and the MVPs who are experts in the technology. Learn how to create applications for SharePoint that solve real business problems. See third-party applications that have already been created. Attend classes and workshops to help you get the most out of your SharePoint implementation. New to SharePoint? The technical classes and workshops at SPTechCon are focused on practical techniques and practices you can put to work today.     Exhibits pass.   For information and to register, visit   (use code “IEEE” for add’l $100 discount on 3-, 4-day packages)

IEEE Mobile Cloud and Cloud Engineering

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

IEEE Mobile Cloud 2013 and Conf. on Cloud Engineering
— March 25-28, 2013       — Hotel Sofitel, Redwood City
The Cloud is a paradigm shift from conventional mobile computing and wireless services, leveraging emergent cloud infrastructures and resources to deliver innovative mobile cloud platforms and software-as-a-service. Discover new opportunities to enable innovative applications for mobile users, mobile cloud vendors, and businesses.   Co-located this year with Symposium on Service-Oriented System Engineering. Cloud TECH Summit, and Workshop on Software Testing in the Cloud, with Sessions on   – Mobile Cloud Computing   – Cloud Security   – Frameworks and Platforms   – Software Engineering for the Cloud   – Services Management   – Data Analytics in the Cloud … and more.   Plan to attend.
More information: or email

Int’l Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE)

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

The pre-eminent communications systems event for the working world.
International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) 
– March 11-15, 2013     – Las Vegas Convention Center
– Courses March 11-12   – Expo March 13-15   – Over 330 Exhibitors
College of Technology: 25 courses, including:   – RF for the IT Manager   – Smart Grid Communications Architectures   – In-Building Wireless and DAS Fundamentals   – Layering LTE Technology on Existing Systems   – Introduction to Microcells, Picocells, Small Cells   – Cybersecurity for Critical Networks and Systems   and more!     Sessions:   – The Future of T-Band   – Spectrum and Signal Optimization   – Critical Elements in Planning Your Radio System   – Public Safety   and more!
For information and to register, visit

Mtg: Review of Contract Language for Consultants

by @ 4:32 pm. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt

TUESDAY February 19, 2013
SCV Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley
Speaker: Jonathan J. Sweet, Esq., Law Offices of Jonathan J. Sweet
Time: Meeting and Presentation at 7:00 PM
Premeeting at 6:00 PM: Mobile Medical Devices and mHealth: Strengths and Challenges
Cost: none
Place: Agilent, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

Consultants regularly require contracts and other legal documents. Since the language contained in these documents can have a substantial impact on the financial health and well-being (more…)

IEEE Senior Member Upgrade Night

by @ 3:22 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors

MONDAY March 25, 2013
SCV Section
Organizer: John Berg
Time: Drop in from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Cogswell College, Board Room, 1175 Bordeaux Drive, Sunnyvale
RSVP: not required, but prepare your paperwork in advance

Mtg: Fiber SERS Sensors for Molecular Detection

by @ 2:00 pm. Filed under ALL, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays

TUESDAY March 19, 2013
SCV Nanotechnology Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Claire Gu, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California, Santa Cruz
Time: Networking and pizza at 11:30 AM; Presentation at 12:00 Noon
Cost: IEEE Members $5; Non-members $10
Place: Texas Instruments (TI) Auditorium E-1, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website

Optical fibers have been successfully used in long-haul communication systems, endoscopy, and other optical systems to transmit optical power as well as information.? In integrated sensor systems, optical fibers have (more…)

Mtg: Continuous-time Delta Sigma Modulators with Improved Linearity and Reduced Clock Jitter Sensitivity using the Switched-Capacitor Return-to-Zero (SCRZ) DAC

by @ 1:42 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Semiconductors

MONDAY March 11, 2013
SCV Circuits and Systems Chapter
Speaker: Prof. Shanthi Pavan, IIT-Madras
Time: Networking/Light Dinner at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $2 donation for food
Place: QualComm Santa Clara, Building B, 3165 Kifer Road, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

Conventional continuous-time modulators that use non-return-to-zero (NRZ) feedback DACs suffer from distortion due to inter-symbol-interference (ISI) and are sensitive to clock jitter.? Using a return-to-zero (RZ) DAC (more…)

IEEE Int’l Reliability Physics Symposium (IRPS)

by @ 9:44 am. Filed under ALL

IEEE Electron Devices, Reliability Societies
IEEE Int’l Reliability Physics Symposium (IRPS)
— April 14-18, 2013   — Hyatt Regency Monterey
— Keynote, 28 Tutorials, Exhibits     — Over 180 papers
The premiere conference for engineers and scientists in the area of microelectronics reliability, with participants from US, Europe, Asia. Reliability of semiconductor devices, ICs, and microelectronic assemblies through physics of failure, the application environment.   Two-day tutorial program plus evening workshops.     Special focus areas: compact nodeling, circuit reliability, high-k dielectrics, interconnects, 3D/TSV, chip/packaging interactions. .   Vendor exhibits and equipment demonstrations.
Register before March 30, for best rates. For more information:

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