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The Bay Area's Guide for local engineering events

  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.


November 20-21, 2019, Wearable USA, Santa Clara Convention Center
All things wearable, from materials and manufacturing, to applications and markets. See ad below.

December 3-4, 2019, [] State of AI and ML, SEMI, 673 S Milpitas Blvd, Milpitas
In this 2-day event as part of 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 $250 till Nov 8th * Regular $300 till Nov 22nd * Late $400. Sponsor the event.
Attendees Receive IEEE PDH Certificate from IEEE Continuing Education.

December 9, 2019, The EmTech AG Forum, Mack Powell Events Center, Sacramento
Climate Change, Food Sustainability, IoTs for Agriculture, Public Food Blockchains, AI and food safety inspection, open source for seafood sustainability without borders.

December 9-13, 2019, IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Hawaii
Expert presentations on technologies including 5G, AI, ML, IoT, Cellular, Smart Cities, Cloud/Edge computing, Wireless Communications, Security and Networking; all in gorgeous Hawaii.

Feb. 24-27, 2020, FLEX / MSTC 2020, the DoubleTree in San Jose
Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE), MEMS, and Sensors

March /April 2020, IEEE Infrastructure Conference, Terra Gallery, San Francisco
Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning; AI Accelerators; Scalability & Reliability; The Future of AI and Infrastructure

March 25-26, 2020, 21st International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED2020), Santa Clara Convention Center
Security, IoT, ML/AI & Electronic Design, and Quantum Computing

May 4-7, 2020. Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference (ASMC), Saratoga Springs, NY
Learn practical applications of advanced manufacturing strategies and methodologies

May 3-6, 2020, The IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency (ICBC), Toronto, Canada

June 7-11, 2020, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2020, Dublin, Ireland.
Communications Enabling Shared Understanding

July 19-23, 2020, 57th Design Automation Conference (DAC), Moscone Center West, 747 Howard Street, San Francisco
Design and automation of electronic systems.


Papers and proposals are now being accepted for the IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency to be held on 3-6 May 2020 in Toronto, Canada! Papers are due by December 2, 2019. Submit your paper or proposal today to present your expertise at ICBC 2020!

Papers are now being accepted for 57th Design Automation Conference (DAC). Topics include:

* Electronic Design Automation (EDA)
* Embedded Systems and Software (ESS)
* Design, Machine Learning/AI
* Intellectual Property (IP)
* Autonomous Systems
* Security/Privacy
* Cloud-based Design

The conference will be held on July 19-23, 2020 in San Francisco, with papers due November 27, 2019.


The IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), hosted by IEEE ComSoc, is THE place to go for all things involved with global communications. With a theme of Revolutionizing Communications, the event showcases the latest in

* Cloud/Edge computing
* 5G Ecosystems and verticals
* Cellular / Wireless
* Artificial Intelligence (AI)
* Machine Learning (ML)
* Internet of Things (IoT)
* Roadmaps
* Smart Cities
* Automotive Edge computing solutions
* Security and Networking

GLOBECOM 2019 will be held on December 9-13 in gorgeous Waikoloa, Hawaii. The technical program and keynote speakers have been announced; please see IEEE GLOBECOM 2019.


To learn about all things wearable, from materials and manufacturing, to applications and markets, attend WEARABLE USA in Santa Clara from November 20-21, 2019.
* Medical devices, consumer healthcare, worker monitoring, sports analytics
* Electronic textiles, stretchable and flexible electronics, advanced manufacturing and advanced materials communities
* Flexible sensors, energy storage & harvesting, emerging display technologies, haptics and other key technology areas
* Hands on demonstrations, live manufacturing and interactive networking

Wearable USA is part of the IDTechEx Show. A series of synergistic events on Printed Electronics, wearable, sensors, IoT, Graphene & 2D materials, energy storage and electric vehicles. See for more information. Register by July 19 to receive a 40% attendee discount. Receive a 30% discount using code IEEE-30% after July 19, through November 19th.(discount excludes exhibition-only passes).