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The Bay Area's Guide to engineering events
WORK OUTSIDE THE BOX! The strength of the Silicon Valley has always come through networking, chance encounters, and a sharing of ideas. Stay relevant in the job market - maintain your network and keep up to date in your technology field by attending the excellent conferences, courses, and IEEE chapter events listed below. Between 65% and 85% of jobs are found through networking.
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FURTHERING YOUR EDUCATION
For complete information, please see Additional 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.

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


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


CALL FOR PAPERS

Papers are now being accepted for ISQED 2020, on Security, IoT, ML/AI & Electronic Design, and Quantum Computing. The conference will be held on March 25-26, 2020 in Santa Clara, with papers due October 11th, 2019.

Papers are now being accepted for the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2020, which will be held on 7-11 June, 2020, in Dublin, Ireland. Papers are due on October 14, 2019. Communications Enabling Shared Understanding


PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES
AND EVENTS

September 15-20, 2019, 41st Annual EOS/ESD Symposium and Exhibits with a IoT Workshop, Riverside Convention Center, 3637 5th Street, Riverside
The leading conference in the field of electrostatic discharge and electrical overstress.

September 23, 2019, IEEE Artificial Intelligence Symposium - AI, the Next Decade, Cisco Building 9, 260 E Tasman Drive, San Jose
From advances in AI, to how AI will affect your daily life - you'll get to hear, discuss and debate several perspectives at a full day of talks, panel discussions and networking.

September 23-26, 2019, Storage Developer Conference (SDC), Hyatt, Santa Clara
Software and hardware developers should attend SDC 2019 to learn the latest in Computational Storage, Persistent Memory, NVMe, File Systems and much more. Get $200 off! Register here with code SDC19eGRID200


IEEE SENIOR MEMBER ELEVATION in SANTA CLARA COUNTY

Senior member elevation meeting to take place on Wednesday, September 25th, 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.


IEEE CHAPTER EVENTS ieee logo
For complete list, please see IEEE Chapter Events
Santa Clara Valley Section

9/17, 6:30 pm, SCV CES, IoT-based Fire and Smoke Detection in Smart Cities using Deep Learning, Nvidia Building E, 2800 Scott Boulevard, Santa Clara
Edge and cloud computing infrastructure along with deep learning; effectiveness of the proposed model. Free to $9.

9/18, 6:00 pm, SCV PES/IAS, Bloom Energy Resilient MicroGrid Architectures for Mission Critical Facilities, Google, SB65 Border to Border Conference Room, 1365 Shorebird Way, Mountain View
Advanced MicroGrid architectures and trade-offs in design choices using distributed generation. Recent examples of MicroGrid deployments. Nano Technology used in the solid oxide fuel cell and its reliability, $15 to $25.

9/19, 5:30 pm, SFBA NANO, 4th Annual Company Origin Stories - Exploring Entrepreneurship, SEMI Global Headquarters, 673 South Milpitas Boulevard, Milpitas
Several CEO/Founders discuss the technology and business aspects of building a successful company based on nanotechnology. Cost: $11 - 17, includes dinner.

9/23, 8:00 am, SCV YP, IEEE Artificial Intelligence Symposium - AI, the Next Decade, Cisco Building 9, 260 E Tasman Drive, San Jose
From advances in AI, to how AI will affect your daily life - you'll get to hear, discuss and debate several perspectives at a full day of talks, panel discussions and networking. $99 – $295.


SERVICES/ EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR LOOKING FOR OPPORTUNITIES
Please see list of those looking for employment opportunities and job search tips at Employment

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
If you are currently unemployed and wish to seek employment in the eGrid, please email me your name, the work you are looking for (in a few words), your email address, and LinkedIn contact info. There is no charge for this service.

Seeking internship in the area of nanoparticles for breast cancer cell research. Currently doing research in this area with Professor Folarin Erogbogbo at SJSU. Pavitra Jain

Experienced materials scientist with expertise in device processing, micro-fabrication techniques, materials characterization and device applications of nanomaterials; carbon based nanomaterials and their hybrid systems; seeking R&D and materials engineering position in any location, Vasuda Bhatia, PhD

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 Anderso, ixythau@gmail.com

Senior Engineer / Manager with BSME & MBA, former entrepreneur with electro mechanical expertise seeking contract work with options for outside sub-contract services in Contract Manufacturing / QA Engineer with start up or established firms. Familiar with ISO Stds etc. Also have a wide array of expertise across technical marketing as well as offshore sub-contract mechanical engineering design services. Sri Seelin, seelinsn@gmail.com, 408-307-9086


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