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April 19, 2019, GHTC call-for-papers, Seattle, WA
Sharing practical technology enabled solutions addressing the needs of underserved populations and resource constrained environments around the world

May 2, 2019 Free Half-Day Seminar - Are your Open Source Libraries at Risk? Attend the Open Source Security - Risks, Challenges, and Solutions, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View to learn what you can do now to mitigate vulnerabilities. Explore the newest trends in Open Source security - Hear best practices on how to keep up with vulnerabilities - Learn ways to control risks in Open Source software. See ad below.

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4/16, 5:30 pm, SCV EMC, Interference between RF Device Modeling and Best Practices for using CAD Information in 3D Simulation of Electromagnetic Effects , 7 layers (1293 Anvilwood Ave., Sunnyvale
Cosite interference; analysis capabilities and approach that EMA employs to predict and mitigate RF cosite interference problems. Water and soft drinks are free. Food is available for a small fee.

4/17, 6:00 pm, SCV PSES, Design for Safety per Industry's newest Hazard Based Standard, Intertek, 1365 Adams Court, Menlo Park
Industry's Newest Hazard Based Standard (HSBE); How to Perform Gap Analysis to Convert Existing Certification for Consumer Electronic Products from IEC/UL/CSA 60950-1 to HSBE Standard IEC/UL/CSA 62368-1. Free.

4/17, 6:00 pm, SCV PES, Energetic Value of Solar PV, Google, SB65 Border to Border Conference Room US-MTV-SB65, 1365 Shorebird Way, Mountain View
Recent uptick of fires, storms, and other disasters has begun to shine a light on the economic importance of resilience for building owners; endure days or months without power in the wake of their respective disasters. $15 to $25.

4/18, 6:00 pm, SCV SSCS CS CIS SPS, Plasticine: A Reconfigurable Dataflow Architecture for Software 2.0, Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
Optimizes computer systems to match the requirements of machine learning applications; compute pipeline that exploits nested parallelism, the configurable memory system that captures data locality. Free to $5.

4/23, 5:30 pm, SCV PHOT, In-Package Optical I/O: Solving the Electrical I/O Bottleneck, Intel: Building SC12, 3600 Juliette Lane, Santa Clara
Increases in high-performance ASICs; integration between electronics and photonics and require rethinking traditional communication architectures. Free.

4/23, 6:30 pm, SCV CE, Artificial Intelligence Applications in Consumer Elecronic Devices, Nvidia Building E, 2800 Scott Boulevard, Santa Clara
Machine Learning for Mobile Developers: Tensorflow Lite Framework; Personal IoT Devices: Too much or much needed? $0-9 includes food.

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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

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