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October 31, 2017

CPSC Ban on Organohalogen Flame Retardants in Electronics Casings

by @ 3:53 pm. Filed under ALL, Product Safety
 

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 
SCV Product Safety Engineering Society (PSES) 
Subject: CPSC Ban on Organohalogen Flame Retardants in Electronics Casings
Speaker: Mike Kirschner, Design Chain Associates, LLC 
Time: 6:30 to 7:00 pm: Networking and food, 7:00 to 8:00 pm: Discussion, 8:00 to 8:30 pm: Networking
Cost: Free 
Location: TBD, Santa Clara 
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cpsc-ban-on-organohalogen-flame-retardants-in-electronics-casings-tickets-39431224855 

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Safety of Lithium-Ion Batteries

by @ 3:46 pm. Filed under ALL, Product Safety
 

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 
SCV Product Safety Engineering Society (PSES) 
Subject: Safety of Lithium-Ion Batteries
Speaker: Keith M. Beers, Ph.D., P.E 
Time: 6:30 to 7:00 pm: Networking and food, 7:00 to 8:00 pm: Discussion, 8:00 to 8:30 pm: Networking
Cost: Free 
Location: Exponent Inc., 149 Commonwealth Drive , Menlo Park 
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/safety-of-lithium-ion-batteries-tickets-39430182738 

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Making Every Drop Count in Biomedical Analysis

by @ 3:14 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering
 

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 
SCV Consultant’s Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV) and Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) 
Subject: Making Every Drop Count in Biomedical Analysis
– Learn some fascinating things about how a sample of your blood is analyzed, (incl. fluorescence barcoding, DNA barcoding and isotope labeling) from an award-winning physicist, entrepreneur and inventor…

Speaker: Giacomo Vacca, PhD, Kinetic River Corp.
Time: 7:00 pm: Networking, registration, and refreshments; 7:30 pm to 9 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: SEMI, 673 S Milpitas Blvd., Milpitas 
Event Details: https://californiaconsultants.org/event/making-every-drop-count-in-biomedical-analysis/ 

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October 30, 2017

Updates on LPWAN

by @ 5:18 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software
 

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 
SCV Communications Society (ComSoc) 
Subject: Updates on LPWAN
– cellular and long range RF; including LoRaWAN, Sigfox, Ingenu, and NB IOT, and compare link budget, bandwidth, and power efficiency, deployment types, utilizing aggregation methods that use gateways and concentrators … 
Speaker: Michael Finegan, Director of IoT Business Development, Multitech
Time: 6:30: Registration. refreshments, & networking; 7:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: The event is free, refreshments are $5 
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://comsocscv.org/showevent.php?id=1509407929 

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Energy-Efficient RISC-V Processors in 28nm FDSOI

by @ 4:09 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Semiconductors
 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 
SCV Computer Society (CS)
Subject: Energy-Efficient RISC-V Processors in 28nm FDSOI
– integrated switched-capacitor DC-DC converter and direct power measurement, with an integrated power-management unit, low-voltage SRAM operation include 8T cells, assist techniques and differential read …
Speaker: Prof. Borivoje Nikolic University of California, Berkley
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, networking, refreshments; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Cadence / Bldg 10, 2655 Seely Ave, San Jose 
Event Details: http://computer.ieeesiliconvalley.org/energy-efficient-risc-v/ 

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October 27, 2017

EV & Transportation Applications of Permanent Magnet Materials

by @ 12:44 pm. Filed under ALL, Magnetics, Vehicular Technology
 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 
SCV Magnetics Society 
Subject: EV & Transportation Applications of Permanent Magnet Materials
– current applications for magnetic materials, especially the most popular material, NdFeB, electrified drive trains powered from batteries, fuel cells, and internal combustion engines … 
Speaker: Don Christian 
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, networking, cookies, and pizza; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Western Digital Media, 1710 Automation Pkwy, San Jose 
Event Details: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/mag/MtgSum/Meeting2017_11_14.html 

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October 24, 2017

 Innovations at the Edge: ASIC, Compute & Networking Perspectives

by @ 1:19 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Semiconductors
 

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 
SCV Communications Society (ComSoc) 
Subject: Innovations at the Edge: ASIC, Compute & Networking Perspectives
– IC Designs for IoT Edge Devices, Distributed Architectures for IoT Event Processing and HPE’s Approach to Edge Computing, Connectivity at the Edge: Closing the loop, choice between cloud and fog computing… 
Speakers: Fergus Casey, R&D director (ARC Processors), Synopsys; Lin Nease, Chief Technologist, HP Enterprise (IoT); Alfred Gomes, CEO, Axiomware
Time: 3:30 to 3:40 pm: Registration & Networking; 3:40 to 4:40 pm: Talks; 4:40 to 4:50 pm: Speaker Appreciation & Adjournment
Cost: Free and open to the public 
Location: Santa Clara Marriott 2700 Mission College Blvd. Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://comsocscv.org/showevent.php?id=1508765926 

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RF and Wireless Training by Besser Associates

by @ 12:42 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Semiconductors
 
ADVANCE YOUR CAREER WITH ADDITIONAL EDUCATION

Besser3The Worldwide Leader in RF and Wireless Training Public Courses * Corporate Training * E-Learning

5G Wireless Networks, Oct 16 to 18, 2017, San Jose
RF Power Amplifier Design Techniques, Oct 18 to 20, 2017, San Jose
RF Technology Certification, Dec. 18, 2017 to June 20, 2018, Online, Web Classroom
mm-Wave RFIC and MMIC Design Techniques, February 28 to March 2, 2018, San Diego
5G, mm-Wave Antenna Integration & Test, February 26 to 27, 2018, San Diego
EMI/EMC and Signal Integrity Boot Camp, February 26 to March 2, 2018, San Diego

For the complete schedule please visit: www.BesserAssociates.com

 

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October 20, 2017

Yesterday’s Computer of Tomorrow

by @ 8:51 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, History
 

Friday, November 10, 2017 
Milestones 
Subject: Yesterday’s Computer of Tomorrow
– How did personal computing start? This will be a unique opportunity to learn about yesterday’s computer of tomorrow that profoundly shaped our world. A panel of experts from Xerox PARC will present … 
Speakers: Dan Ingalls, Doug Brotz, Bob Sproull, Tom Malloy, Charles Simonyi, John Shoch
Time: 6:00 pm: Check in; 7:00 pm: Presentation; 8:45 pm: Adjoin 
Cost: Free
Location: Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View 
Event Details: http://www.computerhistory.org/events/upcoming/#yesterdays-computer-tomorrow-xerox-alto

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October 18, 2017

 Renewables Meet the New Wave of Energy Storage – A Panel Discussion

by @ 5:02 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power, Green energy, PhotoVoltaics
 

Thursday, November 9, 2017 
SFBAC Power Electronic Society (PELS) and SCV PhotoVoltaic Society (PV) 
Subject: Renewables Meet the New Wave of Energy Storage – A Panel Discussion
– focus on the engineering, business and policy concerns related to the growth of energy storage with the smart grid … 
Speaker: TBD
Time: 6:00 pm: Networking, registration, and refreshments; 6:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: 
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara 
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pels/index.html

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October 16, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Symposium

by @ 4:01 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software
 

Join industry titans and academic experts in discussing the current and future direction of the exciting field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) research and recent developments in both Hardware and Software. Come to hear what’s behind Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, as well as Neuromorphic Intel Processors, Qualcomm Cell Phone Snapdragon, and AMD GPUs.

Day 1: Hardware Track – Thursday, November 16, 2017, 1:30 pm to 8:00 pm.
Day 2: Software Track – Friday, November 17, 2017, 1:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

November 16-17 at the SC12 Auditorium, Intel, 3600 Juliette Lane, Santa Clara. Register here (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ieee-artificial-intelligence-symposium-in-silicon-valley-tickets-38646675246) and to receive a significant discount, use promo code EGRID for non-IEEE members and EGRIDIEEE for IEEE members. For more information, go to ai.ieeesiliconvalley.org/2017/.

 

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Entrepreneurial Pathways – Not Just Nanotech

by @ 12:53 pm. Filed under ALL, NanoEngineering
 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 
SFBA Nanotechnology Council Chapter 
Subject: Entrepreneurial Pathways – Not Just Nanotech
– Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Building Successful Companies, Protecting Your Nanotech, Federal SBIRs as Vehicles for Small Businesses… 
Speaker: Dr. Srinivas Rao, President & CEO, Senova System, Operating Partner, Phoenix Venture Partners; Steven A. Swernofsky, patent attorney, Managing Director Los Altos Law; Ryszard Pisarski, NASA Ames Research Center; Geetha R Dholakia, REI Systems 
Time: 12:45 pm: Registration, networking, drinks and cookies; 1:10 to 3:25 pm: Presentations; 3:25 to 3:35 pm: Break; 3:35 to 4:15 pm: Panel Discussion; Attendee Q & A; 4:15 to 4:40 pm: Networking – Attendees, Presenters, Panelists; 4:45 pm: Conclusion
Cost: IEEE member, students, unemployed: $6; NonIEEE member: $10 
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara 
Event Details: https://novnano.eventbrite.com
Job Seeker Assistance at this event. Send your one-line description by November 12 to SFBA.Nano.Jobs@gmail.com. Please feel free to forward this invitation to any of your own colleagues who may be seeking jobs. 

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October 12, 2017

Gravitational Waves, Ripples in Space-Time from Colliding Black Holes or Neutron Star Pairs 

by @ 5:38 pm. Filed under ALL, Photonics
 

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 
SCV Photonics Society 
Subject: Gravitational Waves, Ripples in Space-Time from Colliding Black Holes or Neutron Star Pairs 
– Celebrating the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics for advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) for the first detection of Gravity Waves by the collision of two black holes 1.3 billion light-years from the Earth … 
Speaker: Brian Lantz, Senior Research Scientist, Stanford University
Time: 5:30 pm: Pizza, registration, and networking; 6:30 to 8:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Intel, Bldg, SC-12, 3600 Juliette Ln, Santa Clara 
Event Details: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/leos/

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October 11, 2017

Call for Papers – ISPCE

by @ 2:48 pm. Filed under ALL, Product Safety
 
CALL FOR PAPERS

ISPCE2018The IEEE Product Safety Engineering Society seeks original and unpublished formal papers, presentations (without formal papers), workshops, and tutorials on all aspects of product safety and compliance engineering including, but not limited to the topics listed below. Paper submission is due January 1, 2018. For more information, seeCall for Papers.

* Global Market Access and Regulations Compliance Management 
* Hazard Based Safety Engineering Safety Science 
* Environmental & Energy Regulations       * Functional Safety
* Batteries and Energy Storage Systems    * Compliance 101 
* Emerging Technologies & Innovation       * Medical Devices
* Global Hazardous Locations                      * EMC & Wireless Compliance 
* Test Methods & Ensuring Quality of Test Results
* Forensics, Failure & Risk Analysis, Assessment & Management 
* Legal, Regulations, Directives & Consumer Protection

http://psessymposium.org

 

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IEEE SCV-EMC 2017 Mini Symposium – Technical Exchange

by @ 2:27 pm. Filed under ALL, Signal Processing
 
ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY / INTERFERENCE

Interconnects are moving beyond 56GBps per single physical channel. Are you prepared to control EMI/EMC issues for tomorrow’s data rate? 
Attend the IEEE SCV-EMC 2017 Mini Symposium – Technical Exchange, and you will learn:

Common PCB Layout Errors that Cause Products to Fail to Meet EMC Requirements
Learn to recognize potential problem areas and maintain control of unwanted coupling paths

Signal Integrity Designs for 56Gb/s and Beyond 
* Challenges and design difficulties for higher data rate 
* PCB material characterization and measurement techniques for high-speed channel 
* Via modeling methodologies and applications in PCB and package 
* PAM4 channel analysis 
* Evaluations of possible solutions for new challenges

This mini-symposium will be held on October 12 at the Biltmore Hotel in Santa Clara. For more information, see scvemc.org/2017Mini-Symposium.html 
Full time students can come FREE starting from the afternoon session but must register with caroline.chan.us@ieee.org (first, last, email, school).

 

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