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SEMICON West offers a blend of LIVE and Virtual speaking opportunities. Share your expertise with thousands of attendees. Submit an abstract / paper in one or more of these areas: Smart MedTech Innovations | Flexible Electronic Innovations | Test Vision Symposium. Deadline: Aug 16, 2021.

Papers due on September 14, 2021 for the 23rd International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED'22) , which will be held locally in April 2022. Papers are accepted in the areas of manufacturing, design and EDA. Work-in-Progress (WIP) papers, and special session proposals are also accepted.

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August 18-20, 2021 HOT Interconnects 28 , Virtual Event
World-class tutorials and presentations held by internationally renowned experts in the area of high-performance interconnect networks.

September 21-23, 2021, Sensors Converge, San Jose & Streaming Globally
Covering the biggest design engineering trends: 50+ dynamic, in-person educational sessions and virtual sessions. Register early for lowest prices!

September 27-29, 2021, Strategic Materials Conference (SMC), San Jose
Get connected with key players from the semiconductor industry ecosystem regarding materials innovation, management, and business success. Expect a highly influential audience from every segment of the semiconductor manufacturing industry. Get the latest market intelligence on trends and developments in advanced materials.

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8/11, 4:00 pm, SCV SUST, Photonic Structure Textiles for Localized Thermal Radiation Control: From Laboratory Experiments to Large-Scale Textile Manufacturing, Virtual Event
Thermal comfort for a wide range of clothing; photonic structure textiles can provide localized cooling and heating capabilities; new textile technology with energy savings in buildings and a more sustainable society in its wake.

8/12, 12:00 pm, SFBA EPS, Qualification of Robo-Taxi: Environments and Failure Modes for Autonomous Vehicles, Webex
Self-driving profiles, stresses, approaches, analysis, failure examples, low-sample testing.

8/18, 6:30 pm, SCV MTT, Terahertz Communications at 300 GHz: Devices, Packages and Systems, Virtual Event
Distinguished Microwave Lecturer Dr. Ho-Jin Song details Devices, Packages and Systems for Terahertz Communication at 300 GHz!

8/19, 12:00 pm, SFBA CS, Introducing Globalscale Atmosic M2 BLE module with Bryan Cheng, Virtual Event
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8/19, 12:00 pm, SFBA SD EPS, Package Technology, Design, and Methodology Challenges and Solutions for High Bandwidth Electronic Systems, Webex
Interchip, IO bandwidth, fan-out, 2.5D packaging, design, analysis, validation.

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