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Tuesday, October 24, 2017
SF Industrial Applications Society (IAS)
Subject: Devising Your Emergency Power Strategy
- Reliable and scalable emergency power is of crucial importance in any healthcare facility, opportunities and challenges associated with providing E-Power systems ...
Speaker: John Griffiths, PE, LEED, AP, Principal, Mazzetti
Time: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Cost: IEEE Members and Non-Members: $25; Students: $10
Location: Thirsty Bear Brewing Company, 661 Howard St, San Francisco
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/45860

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
SFBAC Power and Electronics Society (PELS)
Subject: FULL-DAY WORKSHOP EMC/ESD Workshop: Design Troubleshooting in the Time and Frequency Domains
- practical, simple analysis and debugging techniques for system boards and power supplies accomplished with inexpensive, readily-available lab hardware...
Speaker: Doug Smith
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Cost: PELS Members: $80; IEEE members: $100, Non-members: $125; Students: Free (LIMIT 10); TI'ers: Free (LIMIT 10)
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pels/index.html

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
SCV Information Theory (IT) Society
Subject: Information Theoretic Limits of Molecular Communication and System Design Using Machine Learning
- used for in-body communication, secrecy, networking microscale and nanoscale devices, infrastructure monitoring in smart cities and industrial complexes, as well as for underwater communications, limitations ...
Speaker: Nariman Farsad, PhD, EE Department, Stanford
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration, networking, and refreshments; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: David Packard Electrical Engineering, Room 202, 350 Serra Mall, Stanford University. Parking Generally Free In Nearby Lots After 4:00 pm
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/its/MtgSum/Meeting2017_10.html

Thursday, October 26, 2017
SCV Electronic Packaging Society (EPS - formerly CPMT)
EPS Subject: Mold Compound Interactions in Cu-Al Wirebonded ICs Operating in Harsh Environments
- high reliability, intermetallic growth, bond interface, formulations, temperature, bias, predictive model...
Speaker: Dr. Luu Nguyen, TI Fellow, Texas Instruments
Time: 11:30 am: Registration, refreshments, and networking; 12:00 pm noon: Presentation and Q&A
Cost: IEEE Members: $5; Non-Members: $10
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: http://www.cpmt.org/scv/?p=458

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
SCV Photonics Society
Subject: Advances in Utility Scale PV Plants
Speaker: Mahesh Morjaria, Ph.D., First Solar
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking, registration, and refreshments; 7:00 pm to 8 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: PARC Research, 3333 Coyote Hill Rd., Palo Alto
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-photovoltaic/about/

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
SCV Computational Intelligence Society (CIS)
Subject: Learning with Limited Supervision
- new approaches for learning useful models in contexts where labeled training data is scarce or not available at all, novel architectures and methods to overcome these limitations...
Speaker: Stefano Ermon, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Stanford University
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking, registration, and refreshments; 7:00 pm to 8"00 pm: Presentation; 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Q&A
Cost: CIS Members and students: Free; IEEE members and non-members: $5
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/learning-with-limited-supervision-tickets-38554716194

Thursday, November 2, 2017
SFBA Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS)
Subject: ROI, China: Opportunity and Risk Mitigation in the Era of Xi Jinping
- risk mitigation, China, business opportunity...
Speaker: Matthew Brazil, Ph.D., non-resident Fellow at The Jamestown Foundation
Time: 6:00 pm: Networking, registration; 6:30 pm: Management Forum/Guided Networking; 7:00 pm: sandwich dinner; 7:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: Earlybird: $10 IEEE-TEMS members, $12 IEEE members, $15 non-members; Standard: $3 more per ticket type; At the Door: $20
Location: National Instruments, 4600 Patrick Henry Drive, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-tems/?p=2712

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
SCV Electronic Packaging Society (EPS - formerly CPMT), Reliability Society, and Electron Device Society (EDS)
EPS Subject: 9th Annual IEEE Soft Error Rate (SER) Workshop
- two Tutorials, plus Practical Aspects (Xilinx), Susceptibility (IBM), Proton Beams (Intel), Solder Bump Materials (Mitsubishi), Underground Research (Stanford)...
Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Cost: Free; includes lunch
Location: Xilinx, 2100 Logic Drive, San Jose
Event Details: http://www.cpmt.org/scv/?p=409

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
SCV Photonics Society
Subject: Gravitational Waves from Colliding Black Holes; Ripples in Space-Time
- first detection of Gravity Waves by the collision of two black holes 1.3 billion light-years from the Earth, and the technology used to measure them; the twin detectors of the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) ...
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/

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 dinner; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm: Talks and Panel Discussion
Cost: $5 at the door; free for TI'ers and students
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pels/index.html

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

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
SCV Consulants Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV)
Subject: Your Threat Score: Social Media, Privacy, and the Law
- Software is being regularly used to mine social media sites to determine an individual's potential for violence, very few laws to address social media data mining, Some communities are recognizing the need to try and tame the lawless frontier of social media...
Speaker: Charles Koch, Pepper Hamilton, LLP
Time: 6:00 pm: Autonomous Vehicles SIG (AV-SIG) to be announced; 7:00 pm: Networking, refreshments, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: SEMI, 673 S Milpitas Blvd., Milpitas
Event Details: https://californiaconsultants.org/event/your-threat-score-social-media-privacy-and-the-law/

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.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
SCV Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)
Subject: Early Results from Proof of Concept Clinical Trials with G-Tech Medical's "EKG for the Gut"
- wide range of gastrointestinal (GI) disorders and dysfunctions, electrical signals emanating from the muscles of the stomach, small intestine and colon driving motility, recovering from abdominal surgery and Parkinson's disease...
Speaker: Steve Axelrod, CEO, G-Tech Medical
Time: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Room M-114, Stanford U. Medical School
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/embs/

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
SCV Power and Energy Society and Industrial Applications Society Joint Meeting (PES/IAS)
Subject: Sub-Metering
- Advantages of sub metering for building owners and landlords. Using sub-metering for Title 24 compliance, LEED and Energy Star ratings...
Speaker: Rich Celio, Founder & Chief Revenue Officer, Applied Power Technologies, Inc.
Time: 6:00 pm: Dinner, registration, and networking; 7:00 to 8:30 pm: Presentation and Questions
Cost: IEEE Members: $30; Non-Members: $35; Walk-Ins if space available: $35/$40 non-members
Location: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://power.ieeesiliconvalley.org/events/
EventBrite registration (required): submetering.eventbrite.com/

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
OEB Life Member Affinity Group (LMAG)
Subject: Tales From the Vault
- popular feature in the Life Member Newsletter so the November meeting gives an opportunity for our members to share something that occurred during their career ...
Time: 11:00 am: Registration and networking; 11:30 am: Buffet luncheon; 12:15 pm: Presentation; 1:30 pm: Adjourn
Cost: $10 includes lunch
Location: Beeb's Sports Bar & Grill, 915 Clubhouse Drive, Livermore
Event Details: http://ieee4life.org/

Monday, November 20, 2017
SFBA Nanotechnology Council Chapter
Subject: Semiconductor Nanowires for Optoelectronic and Energy Applications
- an overview of compound semiconductor nanowire research activities at The Australian National University ...
Speaker: TBD
Time: 11:30 am: Networking, Pizza & drinks, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: IEEE Members, Students & Unemployed: $4; Non-IEEE members: $6
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/semiconductor-nanowires-for-optoelectronic-and-energy-applications-tickets-37233615747

Monday, December 4, 2017
SCV Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) and Engineering in Medicine and Biology (EMBS)
Subject: Deep Learning in Biomedicine and Genomics: An Introduction and Applications to Next-generation Sequencing and Disease Diagnostics
- deep learning applications to biomedical problems, Google Brain, Detection of cancer cells in pathology images, Detection of diabetic retinopathy from fundus images of the eye...
Speaker: Mark DePristo, Head of Deep Learning for Genetics and Genomics at Google
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking, registration, and refreshments; 7:00 pm to 8"00 pm: Presentation; 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm: Q&A
Cost: CIS Members and students: Free; IEEE members and non-members: $5
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
Event Details: https://ieeecisscv_dec2017.eventbrite.com/

Thursday, December 7, 2017
SCV Electronic Packaging Society (EPS - formerly CPMT)
EPS Subject: How to Peel Ultra-Thin Dies from Wafer Tape
- bending stress, die strength, peel force, die structures, wafer processing steps, TSVs, pickup methods, experimental verification ...
Speaker: Dr. Stefan Behler, Senior Expert Process Engineer, Besi Switzerland AG
Time: 11:30 am: Registration, refreshments, and networking; 12:00 pm noon: Presentation and Q&A
Cost: IEEE Members: $5; Non-Members: $10
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: http://www.cpmt.org/scv/?p=451



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