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  Stay relevant in the job market - maintain your network and keep up to date in your technology field. Attend the excellent conferences and events listed below. Between 65% and 85% of jobs are found through networking. Dilbert The eGrid is owned by the SF Bay Area Council (SFBAC) The eGrid is updated daily, and contains complete information. Put on your favorites list: egrid.biz. This URL is graciously paid for by software consultant Brian Berg, of CNSV If you prefer a calendar view, see Calendar Enjoy reading Dilbert below.


FURTHERING YOUR EDUCATION
Besser Associates Besser3
The Worldwide Leader in RF and Wireless Training.

Northeastern University in Silicon Valley
now offers MS in Computer Systems Engineering with an IoT Concentration. See ad below left.

Santa Clara University Graduate EngineeringSCU
MS in Sustainable Energy, and certificates in Renewable Energy or Frugal Innovation.

For complete information, please see Additional Education


PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES AND EVENTS
See Conferences and Events for complete list.

June 11-13, 2019, WITI Summit, San Jose
Premier global event for women, and men, in technology. Develop skills to secure your success in your profession and life. 2,000+ attendees from six continents. See ad below.

June 25-27, 2019. Sensors Expo & Conference, San Jose
The industry's largest event dedicated to sensors, connectivity, and systems. See ad below right.
The following events are co-located with the Sensors Expo & Conference, and attendees are also welcome to attend:
Embedded Technologies Expo & Conference
Autonomous Vehicle Sensors Conference
Medical Sensors Design Conference
Use discount code EGRID for $100 off Conference Passes or Free Expo Hall Passes

August 16-17, 2019, State of AI and ML-Summer 2019, Gillmor Center, 3000 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara
As part of a series of regularly planned events, we plan to cover the state-of-the-art advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technology. Early bird tickets till April 30th. Registration closes on August 9th.

October 17 through 20, 2019, Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC), Seattle, WA
Sharing practical technology enabled solutions addressing the needs of underserved populations and resource constrained environments around the world. See ad below.

November 20-21, 2019, Wearable USA, Santa Clara
All things wearable, from materials and manufacturing, to applications and markets. 40% attendee discount through July 19. See ad below.
IEEE SENIOR MEMBER ELEVATION in SANTA CLARA COUNTY

Senior member elevation meeting to take place on August 8th, from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, at Silicon Valley Polytechnic Institute, 1762 Technology Drive #228, San Jose. Bring three hard copes of your resume, and we will provide IEEE members to review your status and become your references for your senior upgrade. Refreshments will be provided at this free event.
Enjoy the perks of being a Senior in Santa Clara County! For more information, please see ieee-senior-member. Register with Kris Verma, who can be reached at krisverma@sbcglobal.net.

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Santa Clara Valley Section

For 2019 SCV Section Awards Information, please see Section Award Nominations

6/02, 12:00 pm, SCV PES IAS, Silicon Valley Smart Energy Workshop, GEIRI North America, 250 W Tasman Dr, STE 100, San Jose
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jessica Bian, IEEE PES Secretary. Free!

6/6, 6:00 pm SFBA TEMS, How to Save a Program or Project that is Failing and Make a Good One the Best It Can Be, National Instruments, 4600 Patrick Henry Drive, Santa Clara
75% of new projects fail; evaluate big programs in trouble and lead them to success. Fee: $12 IEEE members, $15 non-members (Early Birds); At the Door: $20

6/12, 6:00 pm, SCV PSES, Exposure Assessment Framework for Materials Selection in Consumer Electronic Products, Exponent, 149 Commonwealth Drive, Menlo Park
Identification of chemical(s); different pathways where consumers are potentially exposed; potential human health risk from these exposures. Free.

6/13, 6:00 pm, SCV HIST, Challenger Shuttle Disaster: Recovery of Data From Damaged Tapes, KeyPoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave (just off Central Expressway), Santa Clara
Tapes immersed in 100 feet of salt water. Speaker Dr. Ric Bradshaw led the team that recovered the data.

6/14, 2:30 pm, SCV SPS, MIVisionX Inference Tutorial, AMD Santa Clara Media Room, 2485 Augustine Drive, Santa Clara
Run inference efficiently using OpenVX and OpenVX Extensions; convert a pre-trained neural net model into an OpenVX Graph. $25 to $40.


SERVICES/ EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR LOOKING FOR OPPORTUNITIES
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
The Computer Engineering Department at San Jose State University is searching for qualified part-time lecturers to teach in both BS and MS degree programs in Computer Engineering and Software Engineering. For more information, see SJSU Lecture positions.


LOOKING FOR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Data-driven, result-oriented Product Marketing Manager with expertise in technical marketing (sensors, scientific instrumentation), strong scientific background and customer-oriented service support is ready to re-enter the workforce, Nataliya Starostina

Expert in thin film and materials development, device fabrication, with rich experiences on product launch and transfer. Seeking R&D or product related position, Dr. Xiaofeng Yao Harman

Principle Structure Analysis Engineer, Dr. Rachel A. Zhao, with 15+ year experience finite element analysis with strong mechanics research and teaching experience in nonlinear static and dynamic analysis including impact, vibration and fatigue analysis for vehicles, spacecraft, electronics packages, PCB, solder joints etc.

Developer & Cloud DevOPS w/ 11 years Unix/Linux, 6 years Colloidal & Surface Chemistry, developing prototype MESH drone swam for pollution/bacteria & virus monitoring, Joschka-Joseph Anderson

Please see list of those looking for employment opportunites and job search tips at Employment


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