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August 14, 2013

Mtg: My Journey from Engineering to Management

by @ 9:47 am. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt

THURSDAY September 5, 2013
SCV Technology Management Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Steve Hwang, Vice President, Technology and Product Development, Seagate Technology
Time: Networking at 6:00 PM; Management Forum at 6:30 PM; dinner at 7:00 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: $11 IEEE member; $14 non-member through Sept. 4th
Place: RAMADA Silicon Valley, 1217 Wildwood Ave, Sunnyvale
RSVP: from website

By providing audience with his exciting personal experiences and insights on advancing from an immigrant engineering student to a senior manager at a major technology company,  Dr. Steve Hwang has become one of the most sought after leadership, management and (more…)

Mtg: Revolutionary Server Management: Managing Platform Development for the Future

by @ 9:31 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design

TUESDAY September 10, 2013
SCV Computer Chapter
Speaker: Sachin Desai, Riverbed Technology
Time: Networking/Refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Cadence / Bldg 10, 2655 Seely Ave, San Jose
RSVP: from website

With advances in Cloud Computing, and Virtualization, the art of server appliance management has shifted.  Managers and developers both need to adjust to the new paradigm.  Technologies such as Open Stack allow innovation and the competitive edge required in the markets of the (more…)

Workshop: Distributed Generation Interconnection

by @ 9:14 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power

THURSDAY October 17, 2013
OEB Industry Applications Chapter
Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Cost: $250 per attendee (discounted to $225 per attendee if three or more attending from one company)
Place: Hilton, 7050 Johnson Drive, Pleasanton
RSVP: from website

As distributed generation (DG) applications continue to grow, so does the importance of knowing how to navigate the interconnection process with the local electric utility.  The interconnection process applies across all industries including PV, Wind, Biomass (wastewater), Hydro, Geothermal, (more…)

Half-day: Power Electronics: Below the Silicon Limit

by @ 8:55 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors

FRIDAY September 6, 2013
SCV Electron Devices Chapter seminar
Speakers: Deva Pattanayak, Senior Director, Vishay Siliconix; Dan Kinzer, CTO, Fairchild; Alex Lidow, CEO, EPC; Dave Anderson, Chief Technologist and GM, Kilby Labs Silicon Valley, Johan Strydom, Applications Engineering, EPC
Time: 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Cost: $30 for IEEE members, $60 for non-members ($15 for student members, $30 for student non-members)
Place: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Power electronics is re-emerging as an important and innovative area.  This is due to the increasing importance of electricity in our lives, and the need to use it more efficiently.  The old paradigm involved large inductors and capacitors, slow silicon devices, and a (more…)

Mtg: Title 24 2014 Changes with Lighting Control Developments

by @ 8:40 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power

TUESDAY October 22, 2013
SF Industry Applications Chapter
Speaker: Brian Friedel, LEED AP, National Sales Manager, Wattstopper
Time: Networking at 5:30 PM, Presentation at 6:00 PM, dinner at 7:00 PM
Cost: $25 for members (at the door); $10 for first 5 reserved IEEE Student Members
Place: Sinbadâ??s Restaurant, Pier 2 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
RSVP: by email to Brandon Yee,, 510-220-4486

Review of the new Title 24 requirements for lighting controls in commercial buildings.  Presentation will include changes in the code regarding dimming, daylighting, plug load controls and commissioning of (more…)

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