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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 integrator 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

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
SCV Instrumentation and Measurement Society (IMS)
Subject: The Drone as a Flexible Mobile Measurement Platform / Measurement Systems and Sensors for Autonomous Vehicles
- the drone equipped with the sensors must be thought as a measurement platform and must be characterized as a whole; sensors and on-board instrumentation for new vehicle generations with driver-assistance capability...
Speaker: Luca De Vito and Francesco Picariello, University of Sannio, Italy, and Sergio Saponara, University of PISA, Italy
Time:6:00 pm to 6:30 pm: Check in and Refreshments; 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm: Watch Video Topic #1 and Group Discussion; 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm: Watch Video Topic #2 and Group Discussion; 7:30 pm to 7:45 pm: Comments and Conclusions
Cost: Free
Location: Geometrics, 2190 Fortune Drive, San Jose
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/ims/

Thursday, August 24, 2017
SCV Young Professionals (YP), Power Electronics Society (PELS), and Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Subject: Triple Threat Happy Hour
- have an out-of-this-world time!...
Time: 5:30 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Lily Mac's, 187 S. Murphy Avenue, Sunnyvale, tables near the entrance
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/triple-threat-happy-hour-tickets-36898355976
If you have questions or need a ride, please email Jocelyn at jocelyn.tan@ieee.org

Thursday, August 31, 2017
SCV Consumer Electronics Society (CES), Signal Processing Society (SPS), and Computer Society (CS)
Subject: Khronos Standards for Neural Network Acceleration and Deployment
- real-time and safety-critical use cases, transfer networks trained in deep learning frameworks to optimized inference engines...
Speaker: Radhakrishna (Radha) Giduthuri, Software Architect, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking, pizza, & drinks; 7:00 pm to 9:00 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/khronos-standards-for-neural-network-acceleration-and-deployment/
Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/khronos-standards-for-neural-network-acceleration-and-deployment-tickets-35807054865

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
SCV Photonics Society and Engineering and Medicine in Biology Society (EMBS)
Subject: Reverse-Engineering the Neural Circuits for Human Spatial and Color Vision
- How adaptive optics and eye tracking are used to reveal the neural circuitry that underlies human spatial and color vision ...
Speaker: Dr. Austin Roorda, U C Berkeley
Time: 5:30 pm: Networking/Light Dinner; 6:30 pm: Presentation; 8:00 pm: Adjourn
Cost: Free
Location: INTEL, Building SC-12, 3600 Juliette Lane, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/leos/

Wednesday and Thursday September 6-7, 2017
SF Power and Energy Society (PES)
Subject: Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Workshop
- future grid with larger renewables in the portfolio mix; concepts, theory and practioner ideas including DER influence on transmission, distribution, protection and energy market operations...
Speakers: 19 distinguished speakers, including Michael Picker (CPUC President), and Dr. Damir Novosel (IEEE-PES President) as keynote speakers
Time: 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
Cost: Early Bird Cost (Before August 15th): IEEE Members: $300; Non-Members: $400; Students: $25. Registration Cost (After August 15th): IEEE Members: $400; Non-Members: $500; Students: $50
Location: Milton Marks Conference Center, State Building, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, Lower Level, San Francisco
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/46158

Thursday, September 7, 2017
SCV Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS)
Subject: ROI, China: Opportunity and Risk Mitigation in the Era of Xi Jinping
- stricter regulations and anti-spy campaign by Chinese security agencies may have led to detentions of foreigners, China remains a compelling international business priority, clear steps that firms can take to mitigate risk ...
Speaker: Matthew Brazil, Ph.D., Non-resident Fellow, The Jamestown Foundation
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration and networking; 6:30 pm: A Management Forum and Guided Networking; 7:00 pm: Dinner; 7:30 pm: Presentation
Cost:
Location: TBD
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-tems/

Thursday, September 7, 2017
SCV Reliability Society
Subject: Telemetry for IC Reliability
- acquisition of IC usage data remotely in the field, provides data about actual IC use conditions, reliability engineering, six stage framework for telemetry work which enables value to be derived ...
Speaker: Robert Kwasnick, Intel Corp.
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration, networking, and refreshments; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm: Presentation and Q&A
Cost: Free
Location: Qualcomm, Building-B Cafeteria, 3165 Kifer Road Santa Clara
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/telemetry-for-ic-reliability-tickets-37010193485
Food sponsored by: ICE Labs, ISO 9001 & 17025 Reliability Test Lab. www.icenginc.com

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
SCV Consulants Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV) Special Interest Group of Autonomous Vehicles
Subject: Key Autonomous Vehicle Technologies for Precision Location and Real-Time Mapping
- Autonomous vehicle methodology and vehicle-to-vehicle safety communication currently take dramatically different approaches, precise location, real-time, accurate mapping to sub-lane accuracy ...
Speaker: Kim Rubin, Inventor and Entrepreneur, Registered US Patent Agent
Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: SEMI, 673 S Milpitas Blvd., Milpitas
Event Details: https://californiaconsultants.org/event/how-linkedin-google-and-paypal-bested-their-competition-with-graph-engines/

This special interest group meeting takes place prior to the regular CNSV meeting, and a single registration can be used for both meetings.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
SCV Consulants Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV)
Subject: How LinkedIn, Google and PayPal Bested their Competition with Graph Engines
- Graph Databases and Graph-Compute - known together as Graph Engines, relationship between data objects to be as valuable, if not more valuable, than the discreet data itself ...
Speaker: Kevin Van Gundy, Neo4j, Inc.
Time: 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/how-linkedin-google-and-paypal-bested-their-competition-with-graph-engines/

Thursday, September 14, 2017
SCV History Chapter
Subject: Dialog: The Beginning of Online Search
- Dialog was an online search engine that preceded internet search engines by 22 years; learn how this tool advanced the technology of searching technical and educational databases ...
Panelists: Dr. Roger K. Summit, founder and Chairman Emeritus, Dialog; Elizabeth Trudell, former VP of Global Marketing and VP of Product Management, Dialog; Robert A. “BoB” Simons, former General Counsel, Dialog Information Services; Sally Peters, Information Specialist, Xerox PARC
Time: 6:00 pm: Doors open for refreshments and networking; 6:30 to 8:30 pm: Presentation and Questions
Cost: IEEE Members: $6; Non-Members: $10
Location: KeyPoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara
Event Details: www.SiliconValleyHistory.com
Eventbrite: https://scvhist20170914.eventbrite.com/

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
SFBA Nanotechnology Council Chapter
Subject: 2nd Annual - Company Origin Stories - Exploring Entrepreneurship
- Nanotech company founders explain how and why they started their enterprises. Photos from last year: Here ...
Speaker:
Time: 5:30 pm: Networking, Pizza & drinks, 6:00 pm to 7:00 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://sfbananoseptemberorigins2017.eventbrite.com

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
SCV Power and Energy Society / Industry Applications Society (PES/IAS)
Subject: Community Choice Energy and What Does That Mean to You?
- Community Choice Energy (CCE) is taking the state by a storm. By the end of this year, there will be over two million customers in California...
Speaker: Alan Suleiman, Silicon Valley Clean Energy
Time: 6:00 pm: Registration, Networking, and Dinner; 7:00 to 8:00 pm: Presentation
Cost: $10 IEEE members, $15 non members
Location: On Semiconductor, 3001 Stender Way, Santa Clara. Note new location, between Central and Scott.  You will see the “On” logo in front, plenty of parking in back.
Event Details: http://power.ieeesiliconvalley.org/events/
RSVP:  Registration required at https://pesiasCCE.eventbrite.com/

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
SCV MEMS and Sensors Chapter
Subject: Next Generation MEMS Manufacturing
- next generation of MEMS sensors emerging for IoT, will need CMOS-unfriendly materials such as piezoelectric thin films and glass, high volume 200mm fabs ...
Speaker: Dr. Alissa Fitzgerald
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, Networking & Refreshments; 7:00 to 8:00 pm: Presentation, followed by executive planning committee meeting
Cost: Free
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-mems/meetings/

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
SCV Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)
Subject: kV X-ray Digital Tomosynthesis Image Tracking of Respiratory Motion During The Delivery of MV Radiotherapy Treatment of Cancer
- treatment of lung cancer, respiratory motion, radiation damage to healthy surrounding tissues, x-ray tomosynthesis tracking technology has the potential to significantly reduce the magnitude of such collateral damage ...
Speaker: Larry Partain, Director of Clinical Research, TeleSecurity Sciences
Time: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Room M-114, Stanford University Medical School
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/embs/

Thursday, September 21, 2017
SCV Women in Engineering (WIE), Computer Society (CS), and Ericsson’s Women in Leadership (WIL)
Subject: 2017 IEEE Women in Computing Summit
- latest trends in computing technology, Cloud Data & Management, Big Data analytics, Data and Information Security, Emerging Technologies: AR/VR, IoT, Autonomous Vehicles, Innovation in large companies...
Time: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm: Conference; 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm: Reception hosted by IEEE Computer Society
Cost: IEEE Member: $25; Non-member: $35; Student: $10; SCV WIE Corporate Partner (Intel, Cisco, Oracle, Qualcomm, Samsung, Ericsson): $25
Location: Ericsson Silicon Valley, 2625 Augustine Drive, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-wie/wic2017/
Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ieee-women-in-computing-summit-2017-tickets-34496988421

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
SF Industrial Applications Society (IAS)
Subject: Power Quality in the Renewable Energy Era
- root cause of the power quality issues caused by the renewable energy systems, and to discuss the mitigation method...
Speaker: Dr. Yazhou (Joel) Liu, Power System Engineering Specialist, Eaton
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/44045

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



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