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FURTHERING YOUR EDUCATION
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MS in Sustainable Energy, and certificates in Renewable Energy or Frugal Innovation.

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PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES AND EVENTS
Call for Papers
Paper Submission Deadline: Sept. 10, 2018 ISQED 2019 - Quality Electronics Design; manufacturing, design and EDA.

Papers due January 1, 2019, ISPCE 2019, San Jose, May 6-8, 2019 conference
Worker and innovators - product safety and compliance engineering. See ad below.


August 19-21, 2018, Hot Chips 30 - 2018, Flint Center, Stevens Creek, Cupertino
Tutorials on Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers, and Architectures for Accelerating Deep Neural Nets. Keynotes are on "Spectre/Meltdown and what it means for future chip design" including a talk by John Hennessy and "Adaptable Intelligence: the Next Computing Era" by Victor Peng, Xilinx CEO. Sessions on security, machine learning and server processors include presentations from Google, Intel, IBM, NVIDIA, DeePhi Tech and others.

Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC), San Jose
GHTC2018-logo August 30, 2018 Submission of accepted final papers (full and poster) for inclusion in conference proceedings
Benefiting humanity through technology, in areas such as clean water, energy, food security, healthcare, and connectivity. See ad below.

See Conferences and Events for complete list.


IEEE CHAPTER EVENTS ieee logo
8/16, 6:00 pm SCV IMS Near-Field Scanning: Searching for Root Causes, Geometrics, 2190 Fortune Drive San Jose
Emission source microscopy (ESM) scanning technology is a powerful tool to identify the radiated emission sources, back-calculating the field to board or system surface to localize the contributing sources

8/21, 11:30 am SFBA NANO Real Limits to Nanoelectronics, EAG Laboratories, 810 Kifer Road, Sunnyvale
alternate contact techniques including carbon nanotubes, graphene, optical interconnects, and 3-D structures. Krishna Saraswat, Stanford University. $4 to $6.

8/22/, 6:30 pm, SFBA MEMS Near-Zero Power Sensors and RF Receivers for Persistent Sensing and Communication in Energy Starved Environments, Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
wireless, event-driven sensing capabilities; dormant sensors until an event of interest awakens them; intelligent sensing capabilities to short range RFID sensing platforms. Free; includes refreshments.

8/23, 11:30 am SFBA EPS Flexible Hybrid Electronics: System as Package (& Tour), NextFlex, 2244 Blach Place # 150, San Jose
industrial, medical, automotive and consumer markets will show how additive manufacturing, combined with flexible substrates, can deliver on the promise of the "electronics on everything." $10 - $15

8/23, 6:00 pm, SCV CIS CSWhen Your Big Data Seems Too Small: Accurate Inferences Beyond the Empirical Distribution, Intel SC12, 3600 Juliette Ln, Santa Clara
Possible to estimate the performance that could be achieved if additional data (drawn from the same data source) were obtained. Free - $10.

8/23, 6:30 pm, SFBAC PELS SCV COMSOC SCV MTT-S Blending Radio and Power Management Technologies for Greatly Improved Performance, TI, 2900 Semiconductor Way, Conference Room E, Santa Clara
Well-known industry expert, Earl McCune (CTO of Eridan Communications) to speak in regard to the challenges that currently plague RF designers and review some novel, technological solutions to address these challenges, complete with measured data.

For complete list, please see IEEE Chapter Events


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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
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Have you ever thought about teaching? Learn more and Apply for the EnCorps Fellowship for STEM Professionals - encorps.org EnCorpsSTEM

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SERVICES/ EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR LOOKING FOR OPPORTUNITIES
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High-precision product design, procedural development, and fabrication.

Please see list of those looking for employment opportunites at Employment


IEEE HISTORICAL MILESTONE EVENT
Save the date - August 15th. Celebrating the Birthplace of Silicon Valley, including the unveiling of an IEEE plaque by IEEE President James Jeffries.
Where: 2585 California Street in Mountain View. Meet near the parking structure on California Street, perpendicular to 391 San Antonio Rd., in Mountain View. See the map on the lower portion of this announcement: The Birthplace of Silicon Valley.
Schedule:
3:00 to 5:00 pm: Presentations
4:30 pm: Unveiling of the IEEE "Birthplace" plaque
5:00 pm: Short tours of the site, including two IEEE plaques and artist's metal sculptures, light refreshments
Register HERE

Evening Program at the Computer History Museum from 7:00 to 8:30 pm:

Tomorrow's Computers: More Moore?
An Evening with Intel Senior Fellow Mark Bohr and DARPA's Microsystems Technology Officer William Chappell
Join us as Center for Software History Director David C. Brock leads a conversation with Intel Senior Fellow and Director of Process Architecture and Integration Mark Bohr and Director of Microsystems Technology Office at DARPA William Chappell about the status of Moore's Law, the limits of silicon, and the emerging alternative technologies that will shape the future of computing. The above will be preceded by the unveiling by IEEE 2017 President Karen Bartleson of an IEEE Milestone bronze plaque for Moore's Law.

This event will be streamed live on CHM's Facebook page. This event is limited to 400 people and will fill up fast. Please register HERE.



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