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
For complete information, please see Additional Education

Effective Training Associates
Specializing in people skills for technical professionals and managers, plus over 60 instructor-led and interactive live webinar courses, customized or off-the-shelf.

Besser Associates
The Worldwide Leader in RF and Wireless Training.

Northeastern University in Silicon Valley
Now offers MS in Computer Systems Engineering with an IoT Concentration.

Santa Clara University Graduate Engineering
Now accepting applications for fall 2020 quarters in all programs.


SOFTWARE SALES AND EDUCATION

Ozen Engineering Ozen Engineering, Inc., an Elite ANSYS Channel Partner, offers customers ANSYS software products, Technical support, Training, and Consulting.


PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES, WEBINARS, AND EVENTS
See Conferences and Events for complete list.


CALLING FOR ABSTRACTS
The MEMS and Sensors Executive Congress (MSEC) Technology Showcase Is Calling for Abstracts, due July 10. 2020. MSEC will be held on October 12-14, 2020 in San Diego, and will highlight key technologies and markets in the areas of medical, AR, VR, motion capture, environmental, food/agriculture, ultrasonic applications, wearable devices, and more.


PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES, WEBINARS, AND EVENTS
June 29-July 1, 2020. IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS), Virtual Conference
CNS 2020 is the only ComSoc conference focusing solely on cybersecurity.

July 20-23, 2020, VIRTUAL SEMICON West 2020, Virtual Event
The All-In Pass gives you easy access to all SEMICON West programs and exhibits for 60 days! Join us online from the comfort of your home or work office using any mode of connection. Save $100 - Early Bird Ends June 21. Easy Access to All Programs at SEMICON West 2020.

July 20-24, 2020, 57th Design Automation Conference (DAC), Virtual Conference
Design and automation of electronic systems. Registration and program are now live.

August 4-6, 2020, Venture Summit, Virtual Connect, Virtual Event
Calling Innovators from the Technology, CleanTech, Life Sciences, Healthcare, EdTech, and FinTech sectors to present their breakthrough investment opportunities to an exclusive audience of Venture Capitalists, Private Investors, Investment Bankers, Corporate Investors, and Strategic Partners in this engaging and immersive live interactive virtual summit. Also includes panels, workshops, and startup bootcamp sessions. Use code IEEEeGrid for a 30% discount.


IEEE CHAPTER EVENTS ieee logo
For complete list, please see IEEE Chapter Events

SIG. SCV YP Startup Interest Group, is a new group which had their first event on June 24th.
SVSS, is a new society starting soon. Look for events from Santa Clara Sustainability Society coming soon.


7/8, 6:00 pm, SCV SSIT CNSV EMBS, Ethics and COVID-19, Webinar
Uncertainties about the virus and the response; trade-offs between protective actions and collateral damage; our own responsibilities: protecting out neighbors and ensuring that the decisions made by our leaders are ethical.

7/9, 7:00 pm, SFBA TEMS, Thinking Outside the Box: Lessons Outside of Tech. to Boost Your Team, Zoom
New ideas, techniques, and insights; experienced engineering managers from outside high tech who share their experiences and solutions to challenges and can give you the ability to boost your team's effectiveness.

7/22, 1:30 pm, SCV HIST, Video Conferencing: Silicon Valley's 50-Year History, Virtual Event
Video conferencing has roots dating back to the 1964 World's Fair with AT&T's vision of a videophone; hype and marketing raced ahead of the technology and infrastructure; lessons learned along the way; glimpse into the future.

7/24, 12:00 pm, SFBA EDS, Distinguished Lecture: Differentiated Fully Depleted SOI (FDSOI) Technology for Highly Efficient and Integrated mmWave Wireless Connectivity Solution, Webex
Enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB) connectivity based on mmWave 5G; broadband internet to using non-terrestrial mmwave backhaul using low earth orbit (LEO) satellite; Figures of Merits (FOMs) for a mmwave phased array system.


SERVICES/ EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR LOOKING FOR OPPORTUNITIES
Please see list of those looking for employment opportunities and job search tips at Employment

LOOKING FOR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
If you are currently unemployed and wish to seek employment in the eGrid, please email me your name, the work you are looking for (in a few words), your email address, and LinkedIn contact info. There is no charge for this service.

Seeking internship in the area of nanoparticles for breast cancer cell research. Currently doing research in this area with Professor Folarin Erogbogbo at SJSU. Pavitra Jain

Developer & Cloud DevOPS w/ 11 years Unix/Linux, 6 years Colloidal & Surface Chemistry, developing prototype MESH drone swam for pollution/bacteria & virus monitoring, Joschka-Joseph Anderso, ixythau@gmail.com


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IEEE BENEFITS AND INFORMATION
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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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Partner with science teachers of K-8 students - topsofscv.org STEM logo

School Science Presenters Wanted for AVS Science in Action - ncccavs_education@avs.org or brynsvold@ieee.org! SIA Logo

Have you ever thought about teaching? Learn more and Apply for the EnCorps Fellowship for STEM Professionals - encorps.org


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