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PROFESSIONAL WEBINARS, CONFERENCES, AND EVENTS

June 1 - July 4, 2021, Electronic Components and Technology Conference (ECTC), Virtual Event
Premier international event which showcases cutting-edge technology in packaging, components and microelectronic systems science, technology and education, in an environment of cooperation and technical exchange.

June 22-24, 2021, WITI Global Summit, Virtual Event
Premier global event for women in technology; insights, inspirations, and action items from tech-savvy women worldwide; stories of growth; leadership; 4,000+ attendees from 6 continents. Use code CBPART21 for $100 discount off the prevailing cost of a full 3-day pass. Free expo!

June 14-23, 2021. IEEE International Conference on Communication (ICC 2021), Virtual Event
Theme: Connectivity – Security – Privacy. Featuring keynotes from Telus, Google, Ciena, Cisco, Nokia, Huawei and more. Program includes industry forums, workshops, and tutorials.

October 10-14, 2021, Save the date for the 13th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Vancouver, Canada
The world's leading technical conference and exhibition for electrical and electromechanical energy conversion research and innovation.

December 5-9, 2021, 58th Design Automation Conference (DAC), San Francisco
Design and automation of electronic circuits and systems.


ADVANCE YOUR CAREER WITH ADDITIONAL EDUCATION

SCU Engineering: Leading the way to a sustainable future.
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Power Systems and Sustainable Energy Program
Students in this two-year program learn about the basics of power grid, the technical challenges of a grid with high penetration of renewable energies, the existing policy, and the pricing of the grid, while also learning the rudiments of project management—a necessary tool in this field. Topics of study include:

* Fundamentals of power systems
* Different types of renewable energies
* Storage systems
* Public policy
* Economics of energy

For more information, see scu.edu/engineering/academic-programs/power-systems-and-sustainable-energy-program/master-of-science-program//

To obtain more information on SCU's School of Engineering, please contact Stacey Tinker, Director of Admissions, at stinker@scu.edu or call 408-554-4313.


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Data Scientist Specialization (self-paced), Begins 6/1/21
Programming for Data Science with Python Specialization (self-paced), Begins 6/1/21
Cloud Computing, Introduction, Begins 6/5/21
AI-Led Enterprise Transformation: Technologies and Use Cases, Begins 6/12/21
C++ Programming, Comprehensive, Begins 6/15/21
Java Programming, Comprehensive, Begins 6/15/21
Python Programming for Beginners, Begins 6/15/21
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Relational Database Design and SQL Programming, Begins 6/15/21
System and Functional Verification Using UVM (Universal Verification Methodology), Begins 6/15/21
Dashboards and Data Visualization, Begins 6/16/21
DevOps Technologies, Begins 6/16/21
Advanced Verification with SystemVerilog OOP Testbench, Begins 6/17/21
Data Structures and Algorithms Using Java, Begins 6/19/21
Data Analysis, Introduction, Begins 6/19/21
High Efficiency Switch-mode Power Supply, Design Overview, Begins 6/19/21
Linux Shell Programming, Begins 6/19/21

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EnCorps now has a new virtual volunteer tutoring opportunity with a STEMx Math Tutoring program where students would be paired with a tutor for 2 one-on-one sessions a week.

Project Open NanoCarbon - Monthly meetups/opensci journal club to research, build and deploy open hardware to rapidly solidify gigatonnes of carbon from atmospheric CO2.

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IEEE CHAPTER AND SOCIETY EVENTS

5/19, 6:30 pm, SCV MTT, History and Future of Implantable Antennas, Virtual Event
Small, bio-compatible antennas that can be implanted in the human body; technologies that enabled past changes, and prospects for future implantable antennas for medical applications.

5/19, 4:00 pm. SCV CNSV, Ergonomics: The Optimal Virtual Experience, Webinar
Three potential difficulties arising from this new lifestyle: pain from simple chair; Dimming lit spaces; entire family in a virtual world.

5/25, 6:00 pm, SCV Corporate Liaison Program, CS, FLEET - Fast Lanes for Expedited Execution at 10 Terabits, Virtual Event
DARPA FastNICs program; deep learning training; off-the-shelf solution with high-end servers and shared computational and storage resources.

5/27, 12:00 pm, SCV YP SIG, 8 Best Practices of Product Realization - A short Course by Michael Keer, Virtual Event
Critical warning signs of an unsuccessful product launch; product profile / minimum viable product, agile hardware development, resilient supply chain, strategic risk assessments

5/27, 7:00 pm, SCV CASS, Designing Digital Modules for High-Speed Read-Out in Cryogenic TPC Detector, Virtual Event
Implementation of the digital read-out architecture of a System-On-Chip (SoC) ASIC optimized for Time Projection Chamber (TPC) detectors used in neutrino science.

6/3, 7:00 pm, SCV TEMS EMBS SSIT, Business Ethics of Abandoning Medical Products, a Case Study, Virtual Event
Stereotactic neurosurgery is the practice of locating a target in the brain; history and hardware options; this device is far from obsolete; “gold standard” for accuracy and durability.

6/9, 4:00 pm, SCV SUST, Mark Johnson: Electrification of Manufacturing for Sustainable Operations , Virtual Event

6/10, 8:00 am, SFBA EPS, Bonding Technology For Next-Generation Packaging Integration Schemes , WebEx
Die shrink, yield, heterogeneous chips, interconnect challenges, wafer bonding.

6/17, 8:00 am, SFBA EPS, Scalable Highly-Integrated Photonics Packaging for the 5G World: From Datacenters to Drones, WebEx
Photonics motherboard, dissimilar components, hybrid integration, thermal management.

7/8, 12:00 pm, SFBA EPS, Use of Flash Lamps to Achieve Non-equilibrium Soldering and Assembly using Conventional Solder Alloys, WebEx
Reliability concern, few studies, scaling issue, insights, testing runs, estimates.


Oakland East Bay Section

5/20, 6:00 pm, OEB IAS, Amateur Radio in 2021, WebEx
As means of global social media; Lifeline in times of need; What are the elements of a station? How do I get a station for under $50? How do I get a license? Morse Code NOT required!

OEB PES, Speakers and topics of interest requested! Let us know what topics you would like to know about so we can better meet the needs of our community. Please contact Rosanna Lerma at rosanna@edesignc.com.


San Francisco Section

IEEE San Francisco Section is excited to announce the new Women in Engineering (WIE) Affinity Group. Join the group and take advantage of technical and professional activities empowering Women in Engineering. If you're interested, please contact the Group Founder at ksalima@ieee.org.


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