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December 14, 2015

Lockheed: A Silicon Valley Strategic Defense Startup

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Thursday, January 14, 2016 
SCV Silicon Valley Technology History Committee 
Subject: Lockheed: A Silicon Valley Strategic Defense Startup 
– retrospective on Defense Valley of the 1950s and 1960s and the Polaris/Poseidon program that led to todayâ??s Tridents than make up the most secure leg of the strategic Triad… 
Panists: Profs. David Leeson and Burton Richter, Stanford University 
Time: 6:00 pm: Networking and light dinner Presentation; 6:30 pm: Opening Remarks, Panel; 7:45 pm: Audience Q&A 
Cost: $5 donation requested for food & soft drinks 
Location: Keypoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara 
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Storage Visions 2016 Conference

by @ 9:01 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Semiconductors

Data Storage Makes All Things Possible. Find Out How, Why Jan 4-5 at Storage Visions 2016

Register at  ( to receive $101 off Your Registration!! And be certain to mention the E-Grid if registering onsite.

Storage Visions is the place where you will meet and hear from the innovators driving this technology forward! 
JOIN CEOs, Industry Leaders, manufacturers and end users at Storage Visions 2016! Network with the companies and people that will create the next generation of hardware and software at Storage Visions. Learn about the latest Storage Technologies and Methods to:
* Improve Performance and Efficiency 
* Lower Costs
* Improve reliability
Storage for the Next 5000 Years 
For discount at the Luxor Hotel: The Luxor



The Origins of Silicon Valley: Why and How It Happened

by @ 12:19 pm. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 
SCV Technology and Engineering Management (TEMS) 
Subject: The Origins of Silicon Valley: Why and How It Happened 
– the early 20th century, tech development, new management practices, where innovation happens today… 
Speaker: Paul Wesling, IEEE Life Fellow, Tandem Computer/HP (retired) 
Time:  7:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation and Q&A 
Cost: none
Location: Red Cross Building, 2731 N. First Street, San Jose 
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Can a â??Super Flatâ? Organizational Structure Work in High Tech?

by @ 12:18 pm. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt

Thursday, January 7, 2016 
SCV Technology and Engineering Management (TEMS) 
Subject: Can a â??Super Flatâ? Organizational Structure Work in High Tech? 
– flat management structure, productivity, Zappos, holocracy… 
Speaker: Carl Angotti, Angotti Product Development 
Time: 6:00 pm Networking; 6:30 pm Management Forum/Guided Networking; 7:00 pm sandwich dinner; 7:30 pm Presentation 
Cost: $7 (through 1/5), $10 at door 
Location: AMD Commons Building / AMD Campus, Intersection of Stewart Drive & Santa Trinita Ave. Drive through entry gate. Commons Building and parking is on the left after entry, Sunnyvale 
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Imaging at Very Short Wavelengths Using Nanotechnology

by @ 11:51 am. Filed under ALL, NanoEngineering

January 19, 2016 
SF Nanotechnology Council 
Subject: Imaging at Very Short Wavelengths Using Nanotechnology 
– developing new lab-based technologies with improved x-ray imaging capabilities that currently exist only at synchrotrons … 
Speaker: Dr. Anne Sakdinawat, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) 
Time: 11:30 am: Networking, Pizza & drinks; 12:00 noon to 1 pm: Seminar 
Cost: Free 
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
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