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February 15, 2017

The Growing Concerns with Environmental Compliance Requirements and the Impact to Electronics 

by @ 5:39 pm. Filed under ALL, Product Safety

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 
SCV Product Safety Engineering Society (PSES) 
Subject: The Growing Concerns with Environmental Compliance Requirements and the Impact to Electronics 
– how to release new products and comply with applicable environmental regulations, WEEE, RoHS, REACH and some of the key emerging environmental requirements around the world … 
Speaker: Mr. Ken Kapur, Global Compliance, Thermo Fisher Scientific Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry Organization
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, networking, and refreshments; 7:00 pm: Presentation 
Cost: Free 
Location: TBD, Santa Clara County 
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HAPPY HOUR Mixer @ The Officer Bar & Grill with Society of Hispanic Professional 

by @ 4:45 pm. Filed under ALL

Thursday, Feb 23 2017 
SCV Young Professionals (YP) 
Subject: HAPPY HOUR Mixer @ The Officer Bar & Grill with Society of Hispanic Professional 
– Join us for our first Happy Hour Mixer of 2017, take the opportunity to enjoy meeting & networking members from both IEEE YP & SHPE-Silicon Valley chapters…. 
Time: 5:30 pm: Check-in; 6:00 pm: Announcements; 6:10 pm: Networking time!; 8:00pm: Time to go!
Cost: Free to attend; Appetizers will be provided for all attendees during the event 
Location: The Office Bar & Grill,
295 E. Washington Avenue, Sunnyvale; Parking: Available Street parking & Macys 
Please RSVP at: Capacity: Limited, so RSVP as soon as possible. 
We look forward to meeting you all!


A Look at Reducing Energy Consumption with More Efficient Electric Motors 

by @ 1:02 am. Filed under ALL, Magnetics

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 
SCV Magnetics Society
Subject: A Look at Reducing Energy Consumption with More Efficient Electric Motors 
– workhorse induction motor is being improved with better magnetic design and motor designs using permanent magnets … 
Speaker: John Petro, Consultant 
Time: 6:30 pm: Cookies, Conversation & Pizza; 7:00 pm: Presentation 
Cost: Free 
Location: Western Digital, 1710 Automation Parkway, San Jose 
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Applying Agile Beyond Software 

by @ 12:51 am. Filed under ALL, Engineering Mgmt

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 
SCV Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS) 
Subject: Applying Agile Beyond Software 
– Agile methodologies, “hardware-specific” challenges of supplier partnerships, component lead times, and material risk buys … 
Speakers: Jeanne Bradford & John Carter, Principals, TCGen, Inc. 
Time: 6:00 pm: Check in and networking; 6:30 pm: Management Forum and Guided Networking; 7:00 pm: Dinner: 7:30 pm to 9 pm: Presentation 
Location: AMD Commons Building, 991 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale
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Customer-Centric Model for Grid 2.0 Ownership and Operation

by @ 12:33 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Industrial Applications

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 
SCV Power and Energy Society and Industrial Applications Society (PES/IAS)
Subject: Customer-Centric Model for Grid 2.0 Ownership and Operation
– Emerging distribution grid with very high renewables penetration and a focus on the “Customer-centric” side … 
Speaker: Ed Cazalet, Founder & CEO, TeMix Director/Founder, Transactive Energy Association (TEA)
Time: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm 
Cost: Registration through 02/19/2017, $35.00 for IEEE members, $95.00 non-members, plus fees 
Location: Computer History Museum, 1401 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View 
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