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FURTHERING YOUR EDUCATION For complete information, please see Additional Education
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SOFTWARE SALES AND EDUCATION

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PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES, WEBINARS, AND EVENTS For complete information, please see Conferences and Events.
March 3, 2021, 8:00 am, Eliminate Batteries With Indoor Light & Supercaps, Webinar
Self-rechargeable devices; micro energy harvesting from ambient sources; IOT devices.

3/4, 12:00 pm, SFBA EPS, Holistic Understanding of Thermo-Mechanical Challenges from Package to System to Maximize Silicon Performance, Virtual Event
Mechanical integrity, thermal, packaging, materials behavior, costs.

March 30-31, 2021, Bay Area Biomedical Device Conference , Virtual Event
Technological responses to public health emergencies.

April 7-9, 2021, 22nd International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED'21), Virtual Event
Manufacturing, design and EDA.


IEEE CHAPTER EVENTS For complete list, please see IEEE Chapter Eventsieee logo
3/2, 6:00 pm, SCV PHOT MTT, Microwave Photonic Radars, Virtual Event
High frequency, large bandwidth, low loss transmission and electromagnetic immunity provided by modern photonics; provide better performance in terms of resolution, coverage and speed.

3/4, 12:00 pm, SFBA EPS, Holistic Understanding of Thermo-Mechanical Challenges from Package to System to Maximize Silicon Performance, Virtual Event
Mechanical integrity, thermal, packaging, materials behavior, costs.

3/4, 7:00 pm, SCV TEMS, Real Teams Win: What Smart Leaders Need to know Now About Achieving Peak Performance, Virtual Event
Strategy, economics, neuroscience, organizational development, literature, psychology and mythology to define an environment that is collaborative, creative, agile, supple, non-oppositional, and courageous.

3/8, 6:30 pm, SCV PACE, Leveraging IEEE to Promote Your Career, Virtual Event
IEEE can be your professional family that helps you develop yourself, stay current and productive, and also provide ways to help others.

3/9, 7:00 pm, SCV CNSV, Trade Secrets – The Invisible IP, Webinar
Introduction to Trade Secrets, management strategies and ways to ensure that your secrets are being protected.


SERVICES/ EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR LOOKING FOR OPPORTUNITIES Please see list of those looking for employment opportunities and job search tips at Employment
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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES For complete list of opportunities, please see VolunteerOpportunities
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