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Tuesday December 16, 2014
SCV Product Safety Engineering
Subject: Export Opportunities and Resources for U.S. Companies
- Department of Commerce, trade missions, goals, counseling ...
Speaker: Shannon Fraser Commercial Service Office, U.S. Department of Commerce
Time: Optional dinner at 5:15 PM at Honba Sushi, 2587 North 1st St, San Jose; Presentation at 6:45 PM at UL
Cost: none
Place: Underwriters Laboratories, 455 E. Trimble Rd., San Jose
RSVP: not required
Web: ewh.ieee.org/soc/pses

Thursday December 18, 2014
SmartGrid Committee
Subject: Enabling Smart Grids: Energy Storage Technologies, Opportunities and Challenges
- generation, transmission, distribution, batteries, store, release ...
Speaker: Prof. Lucia Gauchia, Energy Storage Systems, Michigan Technological University
Time: 10:00 AM (PST)
Cost: none
Place: on the Web
RSVP: from website
Web: smartgrid.ieee.org

Tuesday January 6, 2015
SCV Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley
Subject: An Introduction to Software Defined Radio
- evolution, oversampling, firmware, mobile, live demo ...
Speaker: Jeffrey Pawlan, Pawlan Communications
Time: Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Agilent Technologies, Inc. - Aristotle Room, Bldg. 5, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.CaliforniaConsultants.org

Wednesday January 14, 2015
SCV Communications
Subject: Better Broadband Transmitters with RF-DACs
- cable-head, small, low power, wide bandwidths ...
Speakers: Kurt R. Rentel, Executive Director of Business Management, and Geir S. Ostrem, Executive Director of IC Design, Maxim
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentations at 7:00 PM
Cost: $5 donation for refreshments
Place: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr. Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.comsocscv.org

Thursday January 15, 2015
SCV Photovoltaics
Subject: Photovoltaics for a Billion Poor
- necessity, strategies, economics, cultural, case studies ...
Speaker: Greg P. Smestad, Ph.D., Owner, Sol Ideas Technology Development; Lecturer, Santa Clara University
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Palo Alto Research Center (G.E. Pake Auditorium), 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pv

TUESDAY January 20, 2015
SCV Consumer Electronics
Subject: Annual Consumer Electronics Show Download
- trends, innovations, storage, imaging, wearables, IoT ...
Speakers: Gary Sasaki, President, DIGDIA; Tom Coughlin, President, Coughlin Associates; Bill Orner, GoPro; Joseph Wei, JSW Consulting
Time: Networking and pizza at 6:30 PM; Presentations at 7:00 PM
Cost: $5 for IEEE members; $10 for non-members; students free
Place: NVIDIA, Building E, 2800 Scott Blvd., Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/ce

TUESDAY January 20, 2015
SCV Nanotechnology
Subject: What's Hot in Advanced Nanomaterials
- coatings, composites, metals, innovators, commercial trajectories ...
Speaker: Ross Kozarsky, Senior Analyst, Lux Research Inc.
Time: Networking and pizza at 11:30 AM; Presentation at 12:00 PM
Cost: IEEE Members $5; Non-members $10
Place: Texas Instruments Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/sfbanano

Wednesday January 21, 2015
SF Power & Energy
Subject: The Evolution of the Digital Substation
- uP protection systems, real time data, modern instruments, security ...
Speaker: Steven Kunsman, ABB, Inc.
Time: Networking and pizza at 11:30 AM; Presentation at 12:00 PM
Cost: $5 for IEEE Members; $10 for non-members
Place: California Public Utilities Commission, Golden Gate Room, 505 Van Ness, San Francisco
RSVP: by Jan 19th by email to Elizabeth Waldren, waldrene@bv.com, 913-458-7761
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1501-sf-pes.pdf

WEDNESDAY January 28, 2015
SCV MEMS and Sensors
Subject: Lab-on-Chip Technologies Beyond the Diffraction Limit: Ebola Detection and Cancer Diagnostics
- nanophotonics, tranformative, fluidics, in-vitro diagnostics ...
Speaker: Professor Ahmet Ali Yanik, UC Santa Cruz
Time: Networking and pizza at 7:15 PM; Presentation at 7:45 PM
Cost: $5 donation for food
Place: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-mems

THURSDAY January 29, 2015
SCV Solid State Circuits
Subject: High-Performance MEMS Inertial Sensors: A Tutorial Overview Diagnostics
- design challenges for wearables, health, fitness ...
Speaker: Derek K. Shaeffer, InvenSense Inc.
Time: Refreshments at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Maxim, 160 Rio Robles, San Jose
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-sscs

WEDNESDAY February 25, 2015
SCV MEMS and Sensors
Subject: Building a Successful MEMS Company: From Start to IPO
- strategy, real value, commercialization, customer design-in ...
Speaker: Steve Nasiri, Nasiri Ventures LLC, Nasiri Foundation
Time: Networking and pizza at 7:15 PM; Presentation at 7:45 PM
Cost: $5 donation for food
Place: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-mems


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