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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
SF Industrial Applications Society (IAS)
Subject: Lithium Ion Batteries for Large UPS Applications
- introducing a Lithium Ion alternative in large system UPS installations, chemistry, characteristics and performance, circumstances, potential risks ...
Speaker: Brian Handley, Norman S. Wright- Liebert Power Products
Time: 5:30 pm: No-host social; 6:45 pm: Dinner and Presentation; 8:30 pm: Adjourn
Cost: IEEE Members and Non-Members: $25.00; Student Members: $10 (at the door) discounted cost for first 10 reserved IEEE Student Members
Location: Thirsty Bear Brewing Company, 661 Howard St, San Francisco
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/44223

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
SCV Consumer Electronics Society (CES) and Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)
Subject: The New Era of Quantified Heart Movement - A Complete Picture of Heart Health
- collects heart muscle performance data, conducts deep analysis for measuring the elasticity, strength and workload, identify possible heart problems earlier ...
Speaker: Callie Yan Xue, CEO and Co-founder, Welbean
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking, pizza, & drinks; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation 
Cost: IEEE CES members: free: IEEE Student members: free; IEEE members: $5 (pay at door): Non-members: $10 (pay at door)
Location: NVIDIA, 2800 Scott Blvd., Building E, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-ces/event/the-new-era-of-quantified-heart-movement-a-complete-picture-of-heart-health/
Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-new-era-of-quantified-heart-movement-a-complete-picture-of-heart-health-tickets-32579438979

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
SCV Product Safety Engineering Society (PSES)
Subject: Safety Regulatory Approvals for Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico 
- Join us for networking, and learning about what's changing in Latin America in the Regulatory world! ...
Speakers: Elizabeth Perrier, CEO ORBIS Compliance LLC
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration and Networking; 7:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Santa Clara
Event Details and Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/safety-regulatory-approvals-for-argentina-brazil-and-mexico-tickets-32116956682

Thursday, April 6, 2017
SCV Signal Processing Society (SPS) and SCV Solid State Circuits Society(SSCS)
Subject: New Immersive and Object-based Multichannel Audio Formats for Cinema, Entertainment and Cinematic VR
- new formats and tools for immersive audio content, support three-dimensional (with height) sound field encoding, along with optional audio object channels, virtual reality applications...
Speaker:  Dr. Jean-Marc Jot, Senior VP, R&D, DTS, Inc.
Time: 6:30 pm: Check-in, networking; 7:00 pm: Announcements: 7:05 pm: Presentation; 8:15 pm: Adjourn
Cost: IEEE Members Free; $5 for non-members
Location: AMD Commons Auditorium, 991 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/20170406Abstract.html

Thursday, April 6, 2017
SCV Antennas & Propagation Society (APS) and Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTTS)
Subject: Horizontally Polarized Antennas for Microwave Bands using a Waveguide Structure with an Array of Slot Pairs
- how to achieve a truly omnidirectional radiation pattern in the azimuth plane, customary slotted waveguide beacon antennas have poor patterns...
Speaker: Jeffrey Pawlan 
Time: 6:30 pm: Check-in, networking, refreshments; 7:00 pm: Presentation; 8:00 pm: Adjourn
Cost: Free
Location: TI Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-aps/upcoming-events/
Joint meeting with the 50Mhz and Up Amateur Radio Group

Thursday, April 6, 2017
SCV Technology & Engineering Management Chapter (TEMS)
Subject: Saving the Corvette: A Case Study in Strategic Decision Making
- Imagine that the situation is grim; sales are declining; quality is poor; the competition is resurgent; leadership is slim; and disagreement abounds. Come hear how improved strategic decision making saved an iconic brand, and earned the highest accolades ...
Speaker: Dr. Steve Barrager
Time: 6:00 pm Networking; 6:30 pm Management Forum/Guided Networking; 7:00 pm sandwich dinner; 7:30 pm Presentation
Cost: $12 IEEE members, $15 non-members; $5 more at the door
Location: AMD Commons Auditorium, 991 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-tems/

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
SCV Consultants Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV)
Subject: Beyond Virtual Reality, and into the Mixed Reality Future
- explore the world of Mixed Reality (MR), and how MR could succeed where VR failed, future of content capture and creation will be 2D, 3D and 4D...
Speaker:  Tim Macmillan, multi-award winning director, film-maker and photographer, Area4 Professional
Time: 7:00 pm: Registration, networking, pizza and drinks; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: NVIDIA, 2800 Scott Blvd., Building E, Santa Clara
Event Details: https://californiaconsultants.org/event/beyond-virtual-reality-and-into-the-mixed-reality-future/

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
SCV Magnetics Society
Subject: Spin Transfer Torque Magneto-Resistive Random Access Memory
- magnetic tunnel junction, or MTJ, enable a significant new position in the semiconductor memory market...
Speaker: Barry Hoberman, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Spin Transfer Technologies, Inc.
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, Cookies, Conversation & Pizza ; 7:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Western Digital, 1710 Automation Parkway, San Jose
Event Details: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/mag/MtgSum/Meeting2017_04.html

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
SCV PhotoVoltaic Society
Subject: Solar Growth in 2017 and Beyond
Speaker: Paula Mints
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking, check in, refreshments; 7:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: PARC, 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-photovoltaic/event/02-2017/

Thursday, April 13th, 2017
SCV Young Professionals (YP)
Subject: Turning Challenges Into Opportunities: Tips and Tricks To Own Your Career
- simple tips he has developed (or fallen into by accident) by working with mentors and peers to solve the many challenges encountered in his career path...
Speaker: Tim Worboys, Senior Manager, LinkedIn
Time: 7:00 pm: Registration, Dinner, and Networking; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm: Presentation; 9:00 pm to 9:30 pm: Networking
Cost: Free
Location: UCSC Engineering 2, Baskin Circle, Room 180, Santa Cruz
Event Details and RSVP: https://ieee-career-talk.eventbrite.com

Wednesday, April 19th 2017
SF Power and Energy Society (PES)
Subject: Transient Recovery Voltage - Review, Study and Modelling
- preliminary insight into Transient Recovery Voltage (TRV) basics, what, why, Short circuit current, circuit breakers, Terminal fault, Short line fault, Load switching, Applicable standards ...
Speaker: Ali Daneshpooy, Director, Western Region Transmission, Quanta, LLC 
Time: 11:45 am: Registration, networking, and luncheon; 12:00 pm noon to 1:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Lunch will be provided (includes vegetarian). IEEE Members:$5; Non IEEE Members: $10 Payments to be made in person (cash or check) at the event.
Location: 505 Van Ness Avenue, Golden Gate Room, San Francisco
Event Details and Reservations: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/38788
The SF PES Chapter AdCom is mindful of our environment and food waste.  As a courtesy, please email our Secretary, Rahul Anilkumar (ranilkumar@quanta-technology.com) no later than the day before the event if you absolutely need to cancel your reservation.

Wednesday, April 19th 2017
SCV Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)
Subject: Study of Fluorescence Spectroscopy Guided Optical Biopsy Needle for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
- Current prostate biopsy cores have a very low diagnostic yield, optical biopsy needle can increase the diagnostic yield of prostate biopsies ...
Speaker: Amir Tehrani, CEO, Precision Biopsy, LLC
Time: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Stanford University Medical School, Rm 114
Event Details and Reservations: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/embs/
Optional dinner location: Stanford Hospital cafeteria, 6:15 PM (no host, no reservations, self-serve)

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
SCV Information Theory Society (ITS)
Subject: Spacetime Replication of Continuous Variable Quantum Information
- distributing information in seemingly impossible ways using quantum error correction, continuous variable quantum error correcting codes that can efficiently replicate information in spacetime...
Speaker: Grant Salton, PhD candidate, Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration, refreshments, and networking; 6:30 pm: Presentation; 7:30 pm: Q&A
Cost: Free
Location: David Packard Electrical Engineering, Room 202, 350 Serra Mall, Stanford
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/its/MtgSum/Meeting2017_04.html

Thursday, May 4, 2017
SCV Technology & Engineering Management Chapter (TEMS)
Subject: Protecting Inventions When Patent Protection Can No Longer Be Relied Upon
- trade secrets, patents, recent issues, protection, enforcement, cross-licensing ...
Speakers: Kevin Roe, Patent Attorney, and Phil Marcoux, Entrepreneur, Inventor and Patent Generator
Time: 6:00 pm Networking; 6:30 pm Management Forum/Guided Networking; 7:00 pm sandwich dinner; 7:30 pm Presentation
Cost: $12 IEEE members, $15 non-members; $5 more at the door
Location: AMD Commons Auditorium, 991 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-tems/?p=2341



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