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February 29, 2016

Multimedia Evolutions for 5G

by @ 1:47 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Consumer Electronics

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
SCV Communications Society (ComSoc)
Subject: Multimedia Evolutions for 5G
– end-to-end ecosystem to enable a fully mobile and connected society, rich set of use cases, very wide range of requirements on communications, computing and storage …
Speakers: Dr. Ozgur Oyman, Sr. Standardization Manager, Intel, “Media Services in the 5G Era”; Second speaker to be determined, “QoS Support in 5G Networks”
Time: 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm: Networking & Refreshments; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm: Talks; 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Panel Session; 8:30 pm to 8:45 pm: Speaker Appreciation & Adjournment
Cost: Free
Location: Texas Instruments, Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
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Pabellon Advances Nikola Tesla’s Wireless Power Transfer Experiments to a New Level

by @ 1:17 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics, Electrical/Power, Signal Processing

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 
SCV Consumer Electronics Society (CES)
Subject: Pabellon Advances Nikola Tesla’s Wireless Power Transfer Experiments to a New Level 
– create magnetic fields that glide across surfaces to transform common objects into power and data buses …
Speaker: Alejandro (Alex) Rubin
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking, pizza & drinks, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation.
Cost: Non-IEEE members: $10; IEEE members: $5; IEEE CES and IEEE Student members: Free
Location: SCU, 455 El Camino Real, Guadalupe Hall, 3rd Floor FrugalHub, Santa Clara
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Stuxnet and Zero Day: An Evening with Kim Zetter

by @ 12:53 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 
SCV Computer Society (CS) 
Subject: Stuxnet and Zero Day: An Evening with Kim Zetter 
– 2010 a mysterious virus of unparalleled complexity, digital weapon – malicious code, story of this attack and explores what it means for the future of warfare and the security of our critical infrastructure … 
Speaker: Kim Zetter, Senior Staff Reporter, Wired Magazine 
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking/Refreshments, 7:00 pm: Presentation. 
Cost: Free; The first 50 registrants will receive a FREE copy of her book “Countdown to Zero Day” 
Location: Cadence / Bldg 10, 2655 Seely Ave, San Jose 
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Materials Studies of New High-Efficiency Solar Absorbers

by @ 12:30 pm. Filed under ALL, Consumer Electronics, Electronics Design, Green energy, NanoEngineering

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 
SFBA Nanotechnology Council 
Subject: Materials Studies of New High-Efficiency Solar Absorbers 
– the development of perovskite solar cells has been meteoric, with power conversion efficiencies increasing from 3.8% to over 21% in just over five years – in operando synchrotron X-ray diffraction analysis of CH3NH3PbI3 devices … 
Speaker: Dr. Michael Toney, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource 
Time: 11:30 am: Networking, pizza & drinks; 12:00 noon to 1 pm: Presentation 
Cost: $5 donation for lunch 
Location: Texas Instruments, Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara 
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Intellectual Pugilism: The Art and Science of Expert Witnessing

by @ 11:48 am. Filed under ALL

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 
SCV Consultant’s Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV) 
Subject: Intellectual Pugilism: The Art and Science of Expert Witnessing 
– stay in control of a dialogue by skillfully answering questions, more in-depth knowledge than opposing counsel, convincing a judge and jury that you have a sound grasp of all the relevant facts, 7 Cs of expert testimony … 
Speaker: Irving Rappaport, IP Checkups, Inc. 
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm 
Cost: Free 
Location: NVIDIA Corp., 2770 Scott Blvd., Santa Clara, Bldg. E (use south lobby entrance), Marco Polo Conference Room 
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