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September 7, 2013

Open Server Summit

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Building Lean, Green, Open Servers
Open Server Summit 2013
– October 22-24, 2013     – Santa Clara Convention Center
The latest in designing for next-generation virtualized servers in the cloud computing era, from simple blades to powerful high-end systems. Talk with industry leaders, see the latest products, meet with potential partners.
Get the latest on how to:   – Handle Big Data   – Make Key Applications Run Faster   – Use Open Specifications and Open-Source Software   – Develop Private Clouds   – Use Public Clouds Effectively   – Create Scalable, Cost-Effective Data Centers   – Cut Power and Cooling Costs … and more!
Save $100 with code “IEEE”. For more info:


One-Day Event: Rock Stars of Big Data

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IEEE Computer Society
One-Day Event: Rock Stars of Big Data
– October 29, 2013   – Computer History Museum, Mtn View
Hear firsthand how executives have unleashed the power of Big Data — featuring Industry-Leading Experts from GE, Google, IBM, Intel, Kaiser Permanente, Netflix, Cray, Teradata, and others:   – Grady Booch, Chief Scientist of Software Engineering, IBM Research   – Chris Pouliot, Director of Algorithms and Analytics, Netflix   – William Ruh, Vice President, GE Software   – Dan Sturman, Engineering Director, Google   – Stephen Wheat, General Manager, HPC Business Unit, Intel …
Learn how to set up a culture of Big Data in your company; empower employees and teams for Big Data projects; use analytics and artificial intelligence; understand its evolution and human implications.     Full information and to register: Group discounts.


IEEE Compound Semiconductor IC Symposium

by @ 9:44 am. Filed under ALL, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors

IEEE Electron Devices Society, with MTT and SSC:
2013 IEEE Compound Semiconductor IC Symposium (CSICS)
    — October 13-16, 2013     — Portola Hotel & Spa, Monterey
Short Courses:   – Terabit Optical Communications   – Sub-mm-Wave and THz Design and Measurements   – Intro to RF CMOS IC Design (separate registration allowed, for local engineers!)     Sessions:   – Terabit-Per-Second Networks   – Advanced Doherty Power Amplifiers   – High-speed Mixed Signal Circuits   – mm-Wave Transmitter Building Blocks   – Thermal Management   – Device Characterization   – High-Power Technologies   – Advanced Device Modeling   – The Future of GaN Technology
Save, through Sept. 23rd.   More info and to register:


Android Developer Conference

by @ 9:41 am. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt

The technical conference for software developers building Android apps
Android Developer Conference (AnDevCon)  
— November 12-15, 2013       — Hyatt Regency Burlingame
— 60+ Classes and Workshops       — Keynotes, Exhibits, more
Classes:   – Product-Centric Mobile Apps   – Agile Android   – Android as the New Embedded Linux   – Android Connected TV Nuts and Bolts   – Android OpenGL ES Essentials   – Android Performance Tips   – Creating Composite Views in Android   – Cross-Platform Devâ??t for Android and iOS using C#   – Dynamic Audio for Apps and Games   – OK, Glass, Let’s Explore   … and many more.
Earlybird registration through September 20th (save $400/$300). Special group discounts. For information and to register, visit   (use code “IEEE” for $100 discount on Passport, or free exhibits pass)


Conf: Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging and Systems (EPEPS)

by @ 9:40 am. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors

CPMT & MTT — 22nd Annual Conference on
Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging and Systems (EPEPS)
– October 27-30, 2013   – DoubleTree Hotel, San Jose
– Exhibits, Posters, Keynotes   – Industry Reception
Electrical modeling, analysis and design of electronic interconnections, packages and systems, with a focus on new methodologies and design techniques for evaluating and ensuring signal, power and thermal integrity in high-speed designs.
Sessions:   – Millimeter Wave and RF Technologies   – Electromagnetic Analysis   – 3D Packaging   – Power Integrity and Wireless Power Transfer   – Advanced CAD Techniques   – Macromodeling   – High Speed Links
Save $100, through September 30th. More information:


Symp: EMI Reduction; PCB Applications Notes; Multi-layer PCBs

by @ 9:39 am. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt

Santa Clara Valley EMC Chapter — One-Day Mini Symposium
EMI Reduction; PCB Applications Notes; Multi-layer PCBs
– Thursday, October 17, 2013   – Biltmore Hotel, Santa Clara
– 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM   – Includes breakfast, lunch, reception, vendor exhibits
– Only $250 for IEEE Members; $275 non-Members; $100 Students/Unemployed
Instructors: Lee Hill, SILENT; and Prof. James Drewniak, Missouri University of Science and Technology.
TOPICS:   – features of ferrites   – right choices   – faulty PCB application notes   – real-life examples   – power distribution network design   – physics and concepts   – design methodology
Group discounts.   Full details, and to register:


Symposium on Energy Efficient Electronic Systems

by @ 9:38 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt

Sponsored by NSF and the Electron Devices Society
Symposium on Energy Efficient Electronic Systems
– October 28-29, 2013     – Sutardja Dai Hall, UC-Berkeley
Featured Speaker:   – Arun Majumdar, VP of Energy, Google Inc. & Founding Director of ARPA-E   Keynotes:   – Shekhar Borkar, Intel   – Rahul Sarpeshkar, MIT   Invited Speakers:   – Ashok V. Krishnamoorthy, Oracle   – Dennis Newns, IBM   – Seung H. Kang, Qualcomm   – Kersten Eder, Bristol Univ   – Philip Feng, Case Western Reserve   – Michael B. Taylor , UC San Diego   – Katsuhiro Tomioka, Hokkaido Univ   – Qing-Tai Zhao, Forschungszentrum Jülich   Sessions:   – Ultra Low Voltage Nanoelectronics   – Milli-Volt Nanomechanical Logic   – Spintronics & Other Memories   – Optical Chip-Scale Interconnect   – Low Voltage CMOS Circuits and Architectures   – Energy Efficient Computing Systems
$225, through Sept. 23rd; register early:


Big Data TechCon

by @ 9:20 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power

Big Data TechCon 2013
– October 15-17, 2013   – Hyatt Regency, Burlingame
– Tutorials, Technical Classes   – Keynotes, Exhibits, more
Practical, how-to classes and tutorials for IT and Big Data professionals: Hadoop, Map/Reduce, R, Hive, Pig, NoSQL, Mongo DB, Cassandra.   Learn how to   – Collect, sort and store   – Structured and unstructured data   – Process real-time data   – Master Big Data tools and technologies   – Integrate data collection technologies with data analytics   Tutorials:   – Hadoop: A One-Day, Hands-On   – Approach to Big Data Solutions   – Getting Started with Cassandra   – Storing and Analyzing Your Data with Apache Hive … and more.
Register by August 2nd, to save $400. Add’l $100 with code “IEEE“.   For full details, see


Int’l Conference on Big Data

by @ 9:19 am. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power

IEEE Computer Society
Int’l Conference on Big Data (IEEE BigData 2013)
– October 6-9, 2013   – Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara
A leading forum for disseminating the latest advances in Big Data Research, Development, and Application.   Workshops:   – Distributed Storage Systems and Coding for BigData   – Big Data Mining Techniques   – Large-Scale Graph Data Management and Analytics   – Intelligent Agents for Big Data   – BigData Benchmarking   – Real-Time Mining and Analytics for Big Data   – Big Data in Bioinformatics   – Big Data and the Humanities   – Scalable Cloud Data Management   … and more.     Plus sessions of research papers.     Save, through September 10th.   Information:


OLEDs World Summit 2013

by @ 9:16 am. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors

Celebrating 15 years of OLED-specific focus
OLEDs World Summit 2013
— September 17-19, 2013     — Hyatt at Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco
An in-depth look into the state of the OLEDs industry — key players, issues and materials, unresolved challenges, technical talks, panel presentations.
7 Sessions, including   – State of the OLEDs Industry   – Driving From Concept to Market   – Unresolved Challenges   – Material Development and Novel Components   – OLED Lighting: Opportunity and Challenges   – Understanding Color   – Smart Substrates     Short Courses:   – OLED Fundamentals and Applications   – Overview of the OLED Industry from a Patent Perspective   – Defining the SSL Market Potential for OLEDs.   Best deals through August 16th.   Save $300 with code “IEEE2013“.   More details on the website:

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