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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
SCV Information Theory (IT) and the Magnetics Societies
Subject: Regenerating Codes For Distributed Storage
- basic framework of regenerating codes, establishing theoretical limitations regenerating codes from an algebraic perspective...
Speaker: Mary Wootters, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration, refreshments, and networking; 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Hacker Dojo, 3350 Thomas Rd, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/its/MtgSum/Meeting2017_05.html

Thursday, May 25, 2017
SFBAC Power Electronic Society (PELS) and SCV Magnetics Society
Subject: Limitations to Miniaturization of Magnetic Components
- shrinking magnetics for power electronics with a focus on design tradeoffs, fabrication techniques, and the latest trends from industry & academia...
Speaker: Eyal Aklimi, Ph.D., Diamond Nanotechnologies
Time: 6:30 pm: Dinner & Networking; 7:00 to 8:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: $5 at the door
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pels/index.html

Tuesday, May 30, and Wednesday, May 31, 2017
SCV Signal Processing Society (SPS), Communications Society (ComSoc), Information Theory Society (IT), Robotics and Automation Society (RAS), Solid State Circuits Society(SSCS), and Circuits and System Society(CAS)
Subject: IEEE Workshops on Machine Learning and Convolutional Neural Networks
- Tues: Intuitive treatment of the important machine learning approaches; Wed:  In-depth treatment of Convolutional neural networks (CNN) ...
Instructor: Dr. Kiran Gunnam, Technical Director of Algorithms and DSP, Velodyne LiDAR, Inc.
Time: 4:30 to 5:00 pm: Check In, Networking, Refreshments; 5:00 to 9:00 pm: Workshop
Cost: $40 to $90; discounts to IEEE members, sponsoring chapter members, and TI employees
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
Event Details: https://ml_cnn.eventbrite.com

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
SCV Product Safety Engineering Society (PSES)
Subject: Safety Aspects of "Off-Road" EV Charging Through Central Asia and E. Europe
-  Don describes his trip from Asia and Europe in a electric vehicle. Charging was often difficult to find and was often improvised. Enjoy Don's photos and stories of challenges and how he overcame obstacles...
Speaker: Don Christian, Designer, EVs and Autonomous Vehicles
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, pizza, and networking; 7:00 to 8:00 pm: Presentation; 8:oo to 9:oo pm: Tour of Quanta Labs (optional if interest)
Cost: Free
Location: Quanta Laboratories, 3199 De La Cruz Blvd., Santa Clara
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/safety-aspects-of-off-road-ev-charging-through-central-asia-and-e-europe-tickets-33383928228

Thursday, June 1, 2017
SCV Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS)
Subject: Experiments vs. Committed Programs: How to Drive Innovation and Meet Commitments
- fast cycle, rapid prototyping, scalable reliable development process...
Speaker: Jeff Allison
Time: 6:00 pm: Networking; 6:30 pm: Management Forum/Guided Networking; 7:00 pm: sandwich dinner; 7:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: Earlybird: $12 IEEE members, $15 non-members; At the Door: $5 more
Location: AMD Commons Building, AMD Campus, Sunnyvale
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-tems/
Reservations: tems1706.eventbrite.com

Thursday, June 1, 2017
SCV Reliability Chapter
Subject: Systematic Problem Solving in Reliability Engineering
- how to attack problems where there is data, no data, and where data must be generated, brainstorming, five whys, fault tree analysis, and fishbone diagram, TRIZ, HU, and quantitative methods...
Speaker: John J. Flaig, Ph.D., Fellow, American Society for Quality (ASQ), Managing Director, Applied Technology
Time: 6:00 pm: Check in, refreshments, and networking; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm: Presentation; 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm: Questions
Cost: Free; Food sponsored by I.C.E. Labs, ISO 9001 & 17025 Reliability Test Lab, www.icenginc.com
Location: Qualcomm, 3165 Kifer Road, Building-B Cafeteria, Santa Clara
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/systematic-problem-solving-in-reliability-engineering-tickets-34614595186?ref=enivtefor001&utm_source=eb_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=inviteformalv2&ref=enivtefor001&utm_term=attend

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
SCV Consultants Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV)
Subject: Annual CNSV Dinner Meeting: The Deep Mythic Origins of Silicon Valley Innovation
- The hidden myth behind Silicon Valley's success is far older than you would ever guess..
Speaker: Paul Saffo, Stanford Univ., Singularity Univ.
Time: 6:00 pm: Appetizers and networking; 7:00 pm: Dinner; 7:45 pm: Presentation
Cost: $32
Location: Turmeric Restaurant, 141 S. Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale
Event Details: https://californiaconsultants.org/event/annual-cnsv-dinner-meeting-the-deep-mythic-origins-of-silicon-valley-innovation/

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
SCV Photonics Chapter
Subject: Beyond Virtual Reality and into the Mixed Reality Future
- This talk will explore the world of Mixed Reality (MR), and how MR could succeed where VR failed...
Speaker: Tim MacMillan, Founder, Area4Pro, San Mateo
Time: 5:30 pm: Registration, food, networking; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm: Presentation 
Cost: Free; please register so we can plan the food
Location: Intel Bldg, SC-12 3600 Juliette Lane, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/leos/

Friday, June 9, 2017
SCV Young Professionals (YP)
Subject: YP Reception and Panel following TEMSCON Industry Forum
- challenges of developing a startup, providing leadership to manage the forefront of technology...
Time: 5:30 pm
Cost: $15
Location: Santa Clara Hilton, 4949 Great America Pkwy., Santa Clara
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/temscon-industry-forum-tickets-33960293151

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
SCV Electromigration Chapter (EMC)
Subject: Identifying, Visualizing and Minimizing EMC and EMI Problems using 3D EM Simulation
- competing design requirements, such as EMC and thermal conflicts, electromagnetic simulation has become an integral and important part of the design process ...
Speaker: David Johns, VP of Engineering, CST America
Time: 5:30 pm: Registration, light dinner, and networking; 6:30 pm: Presentation; 7:45: Adjorn
Cost: Water and soft drinks are free. Food is available for a small fee.
Location: 7layers, 1293 Anvilwood Ave, Sunnyvale
Event Details: http://www.scvemc.org

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
SF Power and Energy Society
Subject: Fire-Resistive, Circuit Integrity Cables Suitable for Hydrocarbon Pool Fires and Remote Operated Shutoff Valves (ROSOV) on Pipelines
- rationale, design criteria, development and evaluation test protocol for flexible circuit integrity cables suitable for use in both monitoring status and assuring shutdown of safety valves...
Speaker: Art Maldonado, Founder and CEO, AM Technology Group LLC
Time: 11:45 am: Registration, lunch, networking; 12:00 noon: Presentation
Cost: $5 for IEEE member, $10 for non-member
Location: California Public Utilities Commission, 505 Van Ness Avenue, Room 4200, San Francisco
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/45600

Thursday, June 22, 2017
SCV Signal Processing Society (SPS)
Subject: Computational Microscopy
- joint design of imaging system hardware and software, optimizing across the entire pipeline from acquisition to reconstruction, new methods with coded illumination...
Speaker: Prof. Laura Waller, UC Berkeley
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, networking, and refreshments: 7:00 pm: Announcements; 7:05 pm: Presentation; 8:15 pm: Adjourn
Cost: Free for IEEE Members, $5 for Non-members
Location: AMD Commons Auditorium, 991 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/20170622Abstract.html

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
SCV Product Safety Engineering Society (PSES)
Subject: Electromagnetic Interference and its role in Inverter Reliability
- problems and concerns on how Electromagnetic interference plays havoc with respect to reliability and safety, solar inverters, electronic and electrical equipment...
Speaker: Mr. Regan Arndt, Product Safety Engineer, FEI/Thermo Fisher Scientific
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, pizza, and networking; 7:00 to 8:00 pm: Presentation; 8:00 to 9:00 pm: Tour of Quanta Labs (optional if interest)
Cost: Free
Location: Quanta Laboratories, 3199 De La Cruz Blvd., Santa Clara
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/electromagnetic-interference-and-its-role-in-inverter-reliability-tickets-33383605262

Thursday, August 17, 2017
SCV Solid State Circuits Society (SSCS) and SCV Circuits and Systems (CAS)
Subject: Applications of Time-Based Circuits in Data Conversion, Filtering, and Control
- fundamental building blocks such as integrators using mostly digital circuits, case studies to highlight the advantages, opportunities, and drawbacks of the time-based approach...
Speaker: Prof. Pavan Hanumolu, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration, refreshments, and networking; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free; $6 donation requested for refreshments
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-sscs/
Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/time-based-circuits-part-i-ii-may18-august-17-2017-tickets-34412038333



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