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TUESDAY November 4, 2014
SPECTRUM Magazine
Subject: The Future of Smart Grid Technology: Leveraging Big Data to Realize the Future Grid
- micro grids, central intelligence, augmented reality ...
Speakers: Georges Simard, President of S.I.M.AR.D. SG; Dr. John J. Simmins, Technical Executive, Electric Power Research Institute
Time: 8:00 AM (PDT)
Cost: none
Place: on the Internet
RSVP: from website
Web: spectrum.ieee.org/webinars

TUESDAY November 4, 2014
SCV Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley
Subject: Human Cell Analysis: The Technology Behind the World's Most Common Diagnostic Test
- blood count, kinds of cells, biomedical research, innovations ...
Speaker: Giacomo Vacca, Kinetic River Corp.
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Agilent Technologies, Bldg. 5, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.CaliforniaConsultants.com

TUESDAY November 4, 2014
SCV Photonics
Subject: Four-Fold Resolution Increase in Scan-Free Single-Fiber Endoscopic Imaging
- multi-mode, resolvable features, optimization, methods ...
Speaker: Prof. Joseph M. Kahn, Stanford University
Time: Networking/Light Dinner at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: INTEL Building SC-12 Auditorium, 3600 Juliette Lane, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/leos

WEDNESDAY November 5, 2014
SCV Silicon Valley Technology History
Subject: The Early History of Silicon Valley Technology (1907-1970)
- radio, Litton, Stanford, klystron, semiconductors, ICs, memory, microprocessor ...
Speakers: Ted Hoff, Norm Pond, Paul Wesling
Time: Networking and light dinner at 6:00 PM; Panel at 6:30 PM; Audience Q&A at 8:00 PM
Cost: $5 donation requested for food
Place: Keypoint Credit Union, 2805 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/sv-techhist

THURSDAY November 6, 2014
Computer Society
Subject: The 10 Commandments of Building Global Software
- internationalization, coding examples, best practices, readiness ...
Speakers: Andrey Akselrod, Co-founder & CTO, Smartling; Brian Kelly, Vice President of Development, Time Trade Systems
Time: 10:00 AM (PDT)
Cost: none
Place: on the Internet
RSVP: from website
Web: www.computer.org/webinars

THURSDAY November 6, 2014
SPECTRUM Magazine
Subject: 3D Printing for Machine Design
- affordable, simple, low cost, part evolution, capabilities ...
Speakers: Dave S. Baker, President, Worxsimple, LLC; Bruce Bradshaw, Director of Marketing North America, Stratasys
Time: 11:00 AM (PDT)
Cost: none
Place: on the Internet
RSVP: from website
Web: spectrum.ieee.org/webinars

THURSDAY November 6, 2014
SCV Technology Management
Subject: Transforming And Maintaining An Organizational Culture of Excellence
- attitude, behavior, performance, growth oriented, techniques ...
Speaker: ArLyne Diamond, Ph.D., Diamond Associates
Time: Networking at 6:00 PM; Forum at 6;30 PM; Dinner at 7:00 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: $11 for IEEE members; $14 for non-members ($3 more, at the door)
Place: Ramada Inn, 1217 Wildwood Ave, Sunnyvale
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ieee-scv-tmc.org

THURSDAY November 6, 2014
SCV Power & Energy and Industry Applications
Subject: Nuclear Innovation for the 21st Century
- low-carbon, scalable, innovation, hybrid systems, choices ...
Speaker: Prof. Richard Lester, Head of the Dept. of Nuclear Science and Engineering, MIT
Time: Networking and dinner at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: $35 for IEEE members (use code IEEE1106); $45 for non-members
Place: Xerox PARC, 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pes_ias/Event1.html

TUESDAY November 11, 2014
SCV Women in Engineering
Subject: IP and Open Source: Making the Conflict Constructive
- protecting innovation, specific contribution, benefits, promotion ...
Speaker: Victoria (Vicki) Mitchell, Director of SoC Software Engineering, Altera
Time: Networking and light lunch at 11:30 AM; Presentation at 12:00 PM
Cost: none (lunch provided by Altera)
Place: Altera Corp Building 3,, 101 Innovation Dr, San Jose
RSVP: from website
Web: ieee-wie-scv.org

WEDNESDAY November 12, 2014
OEB Life Members
Subject: Electric Vehicles in California: Charging Ahead to 1 Million EVs
- battery EV, hybrid, fuel cell, policy, trends ...
Speaker: David Reichmuth, Ph.D., Senior Engineer, Clean Vehicles Program, Union of Concerned Scientists
Time: 11:30 AM
Cost: $10 (includes sandwich lunch)
Place: University of California Berkeley, Richmond Field Station, South 47th Street, Richmond
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ieee4life.org

WEDNESDAY November 12, 2014
SCV Communications
Subject: LTE-U: Just Another Wireless Technology or a Game Changer?
- 2 talks: mobile data, design, co-existence, regulatory, status ...
Speakers: Apostolos (Tolis) Papathanassiou, Principal Wireless Architect, Intel, and Kai Tang, Director, Technical Marketing, Qualcomm
Time: Networking and Refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentations at 7:00 PM
Cost: $5 donation for food
Place: TI Conference Center Auditorium (Building E), 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: scvlte.eventbrite.com

WEDNESDAY November 12, 2014
SCV Signal Processing
Subject: Intelligent Personal Assistants and Signal Processing Challenges
- Siri, Cortana, spoken dialog, speech recognizer, actions ...
Speaker: Dr. Asli Celikyilmaz, Senior Scientist, Natural Language Understanding, Microsoft
Time: Networking and light dinner at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: donation accepted for food
Place: AMD Commons Building, 1 AMD Place, Sunnyvale
RSVP: from website, for visitor badge
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps

WEDNESDAY November 12, 2014
SF Power & Energy
Subject: Power Microgrid of the Future
- small systems, distributed, independent, technical developments ...
Speaker: Dr. Yazhou (Joel) Liu, Principal Engineer and Engineering Manager, Schneider Electric
Time: Networking and light Chinese lunch at 11:30 AM; Presentation at 12:00 PM
Cost: $5 for IEEE members, students; $10 for others (no cost for only presentation)
Place: California Public Utilities Commission, 505 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
RSVP: by November 10, to Sean Ely, S1E7@pge.com,415-973-7192
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1411-sf-pes.pdf

WEDNESDAY November 12, 2014
SCV Photovoltaics
Subject: The Evolution of the Global PV Industry, Its Technologies, Prices, Applications and Business Models
- growth rate, negative margins, politics, mainstream choice ...
Speaker: Paula Mints, Chief Market Research Analyst, SPV Market Research
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Palo Alto Research Center, Pake Auditorium, 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto
RSVP: not required
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pv

THURSDAY November 13, 2014
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, with Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley
Subject: Thermal Management & Reliability of Power Electronics in Renewable Energy & Transportation Applications
- packaging, bonding wire, hybrid vehicles, inverters, cooling ...
Speaker: Dr. Eckhard Wolfgang, European Center of Power Electronics, and University of Dortmund
Time: Networking and buffet lunch at 11:30 AM; Presentation (no charge) at 12:15 PM
Cost: $25 for IEEE Members, $30 for non-members, $10 for students, unemployed ($5 more at door)
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.cpmt.org/scv

THURSDAY November 13, 2014
SCV Microwave Theory and Techniques
Subject: An Introduction to Software Defined Radio for Microwave Engineers
- evolution, oversampling, firmware, mobile, live demo ...
Speaker: Jeffrey Pawlan, Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE MTT Society
Time: Networking and snacks at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Aristotle Room, Keysight (Agilent) Technologies, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/29125

FRIDAY November 14, 2014
SCV Electron Devices
Subject: Annual Half-Day Symposium on Memory
-- flash memory, SSDs, density, scaling, 3D, projections ...
Speakers: Jim Handy, President, Objective Analysis; Deepak C. Sekar, Director, Rambus; Krishna Parat, NAND Flash Scaling, Intel; Akira Goda, Micron; Stan Williams, Senior Fellow, HP
Time: Registration at 12:30 PM; Presentations from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cost: TBD
Place: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/eds

TUESDAY November 18, 2014
SCV Nanotechnology
Subject: Nanotech-Enabled Energy Generation & Storage
- half-day: graphene, electrodes, batteries, supercapacitors ...
Speakers: from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Japan MITI, Qnovo, Ultora
Time: Registration at 12:15 PM; Networking and Lunch at 12:30 PM; Presentations begin at 1:00 PM; Dismissed at 4:30 PM
Cost: $15 IEEE Members, $20 non-members (includes full lunch)
Place: TI Auditorium E-1, 2900 Semiconductor Drive. Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/sfbanano

TUESDAY November 18, 2014
SF Industry Applications
Subject: Measuring and Analyzing VFD Shaft Voltage
- capacitive coupling, electrical discharges, waveforms, grounding ...
Speaker: Ken Wegrzyn
Time: Networking and no-host bar at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:00 PM; Dinner at 7:00 PM
Cost: $25 ($10 for IEEE student members)
Place: Sinbad's Restaurant, Pier 2 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
RSVP: from website
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1411-sf-ias.pdf

TUESDAY November 18, 2014
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, with Reliability
Subject: Designing for the Internet of Things: A Paradigm Shift in Reliability
- network hdwre, software, upgrades, solder joints, fans, models ...
Speaker: Mudasir Ahmad, Distinguished Engineer, Cisco Systems, Inc.
Time: Networking and dinner at 6:00 PM; Presentation (no charge) at 6:45 PM
Cost: $25 for IEEE Members, $33 for non-members, $10 for students, unemployed ($5 more at door)
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.cpmt.org/scv

WEDNESDAY November 19, 2014
SCV Education
Subject: Education Opportunities in Big Data
- shortage, business, revenue, entrepreneurial opportunities ...
Speaker: KRS Murthy, CEO, Big Data Experts
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: SVPTI, 1762 Technology Drive #228, San Jose
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/es

WEDNESDAY November 19, 2014
SCV MEMS and Sensors
Subject: Innovative Pressure-Sensing Solutions
- ultra-small devices, DRIE Etch, cavities, non-uniformities ...
Speaker: Holger Doering, Chief Operating Officer, Silicon Microstructures, Inc.
Time: Pizza and beverages at 7:15 PM; Presentation at 7:45 PM
Cost: $5 donation for food
Place: Qualcomm Cafe @ Building B, 3165 Kifer Road, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-mems

THURSDAY November 20, 2014
Bay Area Multimedia Forum
Subject: Multimedia Forum Seminar on Deep Learning
- cognitive science, machine learning, natural language, architectures ...
Speakers: Jianchao Yang, Adobe; Ronan Collobert, Facebook; Yangqing Jia, Google; Richard Socher, Stanford; Jia Li, Yahoo Research
Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: PARC Auditorium, 3333 Coyote Hill Rd, Palo Alto
RSVP: from website
Web: www.bammf.org

THURSDAY November 20, 2014
OEB Industry Applications
Subject: Application Issues with Inverter-Based PV Power Plants
- variable input, ramp control, interconnection, grid stability ...
Speaker: B. Ben Banerjee, Schneider Electric
Time: No-host social at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:15 PM; Dinner at 7:15 PM
Cost: $25 for IEEE members, $30 for non-members, $15 for student and retired members
Place: Zio Fraedos, 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill
RSVP: by November 17 to Michael Nakamura, michael@mkireps.com (925) 330-6595
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1411-oeb-ias.pdf

TUESDAY December 2, 2014
SCV Computer
Subject: I3-D Visualization of Big Data
- big data, trends, patterns, holographic platform ...
Speaker: David Chavez, Chief Technology Officer, zSpace, Inc.
Time: Networking/Refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Cadence / Bldg 10, 2655 Seely Ave, San Jose
RSVP: from website
Web: computer.ieeesiliconvalley.org

TUESDAY December 2, 2014
SCV Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley
Subject: Computer Vision Grows Up
- gesture-based, smart security, embedded, algorithms ...
Speaker: Goksel Dedeoglu, PercepTonic, LLC
Time: Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Agilent Technologies, Inc. Bldg. 5, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.CaliforniaConsultants.org

THURSDAY December 4, 2014
SCV Signal Processing
Subject: Signal Processing-Based Technology Entrepreneurship
- IEEE DL talk ...
Speaker: Prof. Andrew C. Singer, SPS Distinguished Lecturer, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Time: Networking/Light Dinner at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none; Donation accepted for food.
Place: AMD Commons Theater, 991 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps


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