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PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES, WEBINARS, AND EVENTS For complete information, please see 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
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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.

IEEE CHAPTER EVENTS For complete list, please see IEEE Chapter Eventsieee logo
5/13, 12:00 pm, SFBA EPS, 3D Packaging for Superconducting Qubits , WebEx
More chips, microbump-based assembly, three-tier stacks, alignment accuracy, co-planarity.

5/13, 7:00 pm, SCV CASS, Fault Tolerant Smart Power Drivers for Smart Automotive Systems, Virtual Event
Sensing the fault and adapting its behavior; advanced and robust diagnostic circuits; Smart Power Circuits.

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.

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