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
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For complete list, please see Additional Education


PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES, WEBINARS, AND EVENTS
SiC—Silicon Carbide Material Properties, Key Applications, And Fabrication Basics: Making The Transition From Silicon | Virtual | June 20, 2022
In this webinar, the favorable material properties of Silicon Carbide (SiC), which allow for highly efficient power devices with reduced form-factor and cooling requirements, will be outlined. High impact application opportunities, where SiC devices are displacing their incumbent Si counterparts, will be reported.

Sensors Converge | San Jose McEnery Convention Center | June 27-29, 2022
Discover the future at the only event where the building blocks of IoT converge - sensors, processing, and connectivity. Co-located with Embedded Technologies Expo & Conference, Autonomous Technologies Conference, and Medical Technologies Design Conference. Early bird pricing through April 22 – use code EGRID for savings! $100 off All-Access Passes or a FREE Expo Hall Pass using discount code 8041. See ad in right column for more information.

Design Automation Conference (DAC) | San Francisco | July 10-14, 2022
Premier conference for design and automation of electronic systems; Artificial Intelligence; Automated Systems; Design; Cloud; EDA; Embedded Systems and Software (ESS); IP; Security

For complete list, please see Conferences and Events.


PUBLISH YOUR TECHNICAL ARTICLES IN THE IEEE EGRID
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IEEE CHAPTER EVENTS
6/16, 8:00 am, SFBA EPS VTS, Delivering Reliable Systems for Automotive And Mobile Electronics, WebEx
Differing environments, lifetimes, failure modes, ageing, qualification, test methods. Speaker: Nihal Sinnadurai, CTO, ATTAC (Corporate Troubleshooting Associates), England

6/16, 12:00 pm, SCV VTS, Autonomous Vehicles and Software Safety Engineering, Webinar
Safety assurance remains a significant hurdle for widespread deployment of autonomous vehicle technology. The emphasis has been on getting the technology to work well enough on everyday situations. Achieving safety for these life-critical systems requires more … brute force road testing won’t ensure safety.

6/16, 3:30 pm SFBA NANO, 6th Annual Company Origin Stories - Exploring Entrepreneurship, Virtual Event
Our most popular event series: Several CEO/Founders discuss the technology and business aspects of building a successful company based on nanotechnology. Cost: Free!

6/22, 9:00 am, SFBA EPS, System-In-Package Power Delivery: Challenges And Innovations, WebEx
Multi-core microprocessors, 3D stacking, multiple power rails, current density, energy limits. Speaker: Kaladhar Radhakrishnan, Intel Fellow and a Power Delivery Architect, Intel.

ieee logo 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 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.

For complete list of opportunities, please see VolunteerOpportunities


ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES IN THE EGRID


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EGRID SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES

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