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TUESDAY February 3, 2015
SCV Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley
Subject: Productivity in the Cloud for Small Businesses and Consultants
- feature-rich software, licenses, from office, from field, tools, tips ...
Speaker: Patricia Dwyer, Digital Chaos Control
Time: Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Agilent Technologies, Bldg. 5, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.CaliforniaConsultants.org

TUESDAY February 3, 2015
Photonics Society
Subject: Next Generation Video and Displays
- Demo of EDR (Extended Dynamic Range) quantum dot based TV Display ...
Speaker: Ajit Ninan, Senior Director of Cinema Technology Engineering, Dolby Laboratories
Time: 6:00pm: Networking/Light Dinner, 7:00pm: Presentation followed by Demo of EDR (Extended Dynamic Range) quantum dot based TV Display
Cost: free
Place: Dolby Laboratories, 432 Lakeside Drive, Sunnyvale
RSVP: not required
Web:
http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/leos/

Thursday, February 5, 2015
Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS)
Formerly Technology Management Council (TMC)
Subject: IEEE TEMS Visioning Meeting
- best practices, work together more effectively, challenges in different levels of management ...
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Cost: donation to assist in food costs: IEEE Members $2, and all others $5
Place: AMD Commons Building, 991 Stewart Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94085 (Auxiliary Entrance at corner of Stewart Drive and AMD Place)
RSVP: www.eventbrite.com/e/ieee-tems-visioning-meeting-tickets-15388693998
Web: http://www.ieee-scv-tmc.org

Thursday, February 5, 2015
IEEE Product Safety Engineering Society and SCV Reliability Society
Subject: Tesla Reliability Challenges and Opportunities
- Tesla vehicle reliability, Tesla unique automotive OEM reliability program development ...
Speaker: Dr. Jiliang Zhang Time: 6:00pm: Check-in, light dinner, 6:30pm: Presentation 7:30pm: Adjourn
Cost: Free
Place: Kennedy commons (Bldg #309) on Kennedy Mall, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara. Street parking available close to the conference room and is FREE after 6PM. Parking is $4 on campus
RSVP: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/31937

SCV-SVEC Education Awards Deadline is February 7, 2015. For awards eligibility and criteria [more]

TUESDAY February 10, 2015
EMC
Subject: Electrical Design for High-End Computer Systems
- co-design, co-analysis, power integrity, electromagnetic extraction ...
Speaker: Dale Becker, IBM
Time: 5:30pm: Networking/light dinner - 6:30pm: Presentation - 7:45pm
Cost: Water and soft drinks are free. Light dinner is available for a small fee
Place: Agilent Technologies, Bldg. 5, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara
Web: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/emc/

TUESDAY February 10, 2015
EDS
Subject: A photovoltaic diode array as a retinal prosthesis for patients with degenerative retinal diseases
- photoreceptors degrade, functioning portions of the eye, photovoltaic mode ...
Speaker: Dr. Theodore I. (Ted) Kamins, Stanford University
Time: 6:00 PM pizza, 6:15 PM - Seminar
Place: TI /Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Web: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/emc/

Wednesday February 11, 2015
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) and OEB
Subject: Meet Poppy, the open source / open hardware humanoid robot inspiring innovation in labs & classrooms!
- anybody can build, body is 3D printed, behaviour programmed, Languages SNAP, Python, etc, morpholog ...
Speaker: Matthieu Lapeyre, Research Engineer at INRIA, Flowers Team
Time: 7:00 pm
Cost: free Place: Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley, room 118, NASA Ames Research Park, Mountain View
Web: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-ras

Wednesday February 11, 2015
Signal Processing Society (SPS)
Subject: Current State of Physically Modeled Musical Instruments on Handheld Mobile Devices
- Handheld mobile computing devices, "moForte Guitar", modeled musical instruments ..
Speaker: Pat Scandalis, moForte Time: 6:30 pm
Cost: Free
Place: AMD Sunnyvale
Web: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/20150211Abstract.html

Wednesday February 11, 2015
PhotoVoltaics Society
Subject: Expressing Solar
- solar energy, communicating with less technical people..
Speaker: Doug McKenzie Time: 6:30PM Networking 7PM Presentation 8:30PM Adjourn
Cost: Free
Place: Palo Alto Research Center, G.E. Pake Auditorium), 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto
Web: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pv

Wednesday February 11, 2015
Communications Society
Subject: Intellectual Property Challenges in the Era of Internet of Things
- Cloud of Things (CoT), IP-related challenges, impact of changes in patent law on IoT, open source ecosystem ...
Speakers: Jeffrey A. Miller, from Dickstein Shapiro LLP, Gwyn Firth Murray, Matau Legal Group, Alicia Shah, from Altera, Moderator: MP Divakar, Vice Chair, ComsocSCV, Session Organizer: Vishal Sharma, Program Coordinator, ComsocSCV Time: 6:30 PM
Cost: Presentation is free, $5 donation expected for pizza & soft drinks
Place: Texas Instruments Building E, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Web: http://www.comsocscv.org
EventBrite: http://bit.ly/1v0kKL4

Tuesday February 17, 2015
Nanotechnology Society
Subject: Integrated On-Chip Energy Storage Using Nanoporous-Silicon Electrochemical Capacitors
- nanostructure, surface-coating processes, electrostatic devices ..
Speaker: Time: 11:30 am – Registration & light lunch (pizza & drinks), Noon – Presentation & Questions/Answers 1:00 pm - Adjourn
Cost: IEEE Members: $5, Non-members:$10
Place: TI Auditorium Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Web: http://sites.ieee.org/sfbanano

TUESDAY February 17, 2015
Computer Society
Subject: The Human Intranet – Where Swarms and Humans Meet
- Internet of Things (IoT), Swarm vision, “Human Intranet”...
Speaker: Dr. Jan M. Rabaey, Professor, UC Berkeley
Time: 5:30pm: Networking/light dinner - 6:30pm: Presentation - 7:45pm
Cost: Water and soft drinks are free. Light dinner is available for a small fee
Place: Cadence / Bldg 10, 2655 Seely Ave, San Jose
Web: http://computer.ieeesiliconvalley.org/the-human-intranet-where-swarms-and-humans-meet

Wednesday February 18, 2015
Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)
Subject: Breast CT for breast cancer screening and diagnostic evaluation
- breast CT systems, technical parameters such as spatial resolution ...
Speaker: John M. Boone, Ph.D., FAAPM, FSBI, FACR, Professor and Vice Chair of Radiology, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of California Davis Medical Center Time: 7:30 pm
Cost: Free
Place: Room M-114, Stanford University Medical School
Web: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/embs/pages/upcoming.html

Wednesday February 18, 2015
SF PES
Subject: Distribution Transformers Efficiencies
- upcoming 2016 Department of Energy efficiency standard, 2010 DOE standard..
Speaker: Jim Stieler, Senior Applications Engineer, Eaton’s Cooper Power Systems Time: 11:30 AM to 1 PM
Cost: Pizza (includes vegetarian)$5 - IEEE members, IEEE Life Members and Students, $10 - Non IEEE members
Place: PUC,Golden Gate Room, 505 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco; PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION BART Station - Civic Center
RSVP: RSVP by February 16, 2015 to: Elizabeth Waldren, 913-458-7761, waldrene@bv.com Web: http://www.e-grid.net/docs/1501PESFeb18

THURSDAY February 19, 2015
OEB Industry Applications
Subject: NFPA-70E-2015: Are You Ready for the Changes?
- workplace safety, hazard risk, impacts ...
Speaker: Robert (Bob) Fuhr, P.E., P. Eng., PowerStudies.com
Time: No-host social at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:15 PM; Dinner at 7:15 PM; Presentation continues at 8:00 PM
Cost: The cost of dinner is $10 for IEEE members, $5 for student and retired members; $15 for non-members.
Place: East Bay Municipal Utility District, 375 Eleventh Street, Oakland. Call 925-354-6540 for directions
RSVP: by February 16 to Michael Nakamura, michael@mkireps.com or (925) 330-6595
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1502-oeb-ias.pdf

Monday February 23, 2015
Life Members Affinity Group
Subject: A PERSPECTIVE on DESALINATION
- flow-through electrode capacitive desalination, novel porous material as an electrode ...
Speaker: DR. MICHAEL STADERMANN, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Time: 6 PM No Host Bar, 6:30 Buffet Dinner, 7:00 pm Speaker
Cost: $25 members; $27 non-members
Place: : Michaels at Shoreline, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View 94043
RSVP: Reservations required by February 19
Web: http://ieee-lmag-feb2015.eventbrite.com

Tuesday February 24, 2015
Consumer Electronics Group
Subject: Annual CES Download - Part 2
- weirdest new products, Showstoppers, Digital Experience, Storage Visions, and ICCE (International Conference on Consumer Electronics...
Speakers: Bill Orner, GoPro - Imaging, Joseph Wei, SJW Consulting - wearables and IoT
Time: 6:30 to 7 PM, pizza, drinks, and networking, 7:00 to 8:30 pm Speakers
Cost: $5 members; $10 non-members, IEEE CES members - free, IEEE Student members - free
Place: : NVIDIA, Marco Polo Room, Building E, 2800 Scott Blvd., Santa Clara
RSVP: www.eventbrite.com/e/ieee-consumer-electronics-society-jan-28-2014-tickets-9015655067
Web: http://www.ieee.org/scvce

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

Thursday February 26, 2015
Component, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technologies (CPMT)
Subject: Advanced Stacked Die Packaging Technology: More than 2D
- 3DIC, 2.5D, 2.1D, 2.01D, F2F (3D-), Glass interposer ...
Speaker: Dr. John Y. Xie, Director, Packaging Technology Research and Development, Altera Corp
Time: Networking and pizza at 11:30 am; Presentation at noon
Cost: $5 donation for food
Place: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: http://www.cpmt.org/scv/meetings/cpmt1502l.html

Friday February 27, 2015
IEEE SCV SSCS
Subject: Shannon Inspired Statistical, Error Resilient on Chip Computing
- nanoscale CMOS, developing a Shannon-inspired statistical information processing, Systems On Nanoscale Information fabriCs (SONIC) Center
Speaker: Naresh R. Shanbhag, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Time: Networking and snacks 6 PM - 6:30 PM, Technical Talk 6.30 PM - 8.00 PM
Cost: Free
Place: Jack Gifford Event Center at Maxim Integrated Headquarters (160 Rio Robles, San Jose
Web: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-sscs/

Friday February 27, 2015
San Francisco IEEE / IAS
Subject: Design safe. Be informed. Save time
- The Practicing EE’s “ELECTRICAL GRAIL”: What YOU Need to Know about Grounding, Codes, and Design Efficiency
Speakers: Gary Fox, GE Energy; Jay Tucker, GE Energy; Chris Small, Laeverco, Post-Glover; Mike Stone, NEMA; John Taeker, UL, Chase Sun, PG&E; Rick Miller, RNM Engineers; John Griffiths, Mazzetti; Geoffrey Yamasaki,Mazzetti; Jessie Avery P.E.,LEED - Mazzetti; and Hamid Matinpour, Mazzetti
Time: 7:30am: Continental Breakfast and registration,8:30 am to 4:40 pm: Conference w/ Lunch
Cost: $250
Place: The Double Tree, 7050 Johnson Dr., Pleasanton, CA 94588
RSVP: Payment MUST be received by the Chapter Treasurer no later than Friday, February 20, 2015 or your reservation will be CANCELLED.
Web: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/31325 [more]

Tuesday March 3, 2015
Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley (CNSV)
Subject: The World of the Expert Witness
- Expert Witness, good career path, learn, understand, follow along a typical case
Speaker: Joel Williams, emLinux
Time: 7 pm
Cost: free
Place: Agilent Technologies, Inc. - Aristotle Room, Bldg. 5, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95051
RSVP: not required.
Web: http://www.californiaconsultants.org/events.cfm/item/223

Thursday, March 5th
Signal Processing Society (SPS)
Subject: Perceptual Audio Coding: An Overview of Basic Principles and Current Standards
- perceptual audio coders that fit into pockets, technology employed in perceptual audio coding ..
Speaker: Dr. Marina Bosi, Stanford University Time: 6:30 pm
Cost: Free
Place: AMD Sunnyvale
Web: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/20150305Abstract.html

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
EMC
Subject: Using Absorbing Materials for high frequency EMI/EMC performance
- EMI/EMC containment, tradeoffs from various materials ...
Speaker: Bruce Archambeault, IBM Distinguished Engineer Emeritus, Adjunct Professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology
Time: 5:30 pm networking and light dinner, 6:30 pm presentation
Cost: Water and soft drinks are free. Light dinner is available for a small fee
Place: Agilent Technologies, Bldg. 5L-Wilson conference room, 5301 Stevens Creek Boulevard, Santa Clara
RSVP: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/emc

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Component, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technologies (CPMT)
Subject: From Development to Manufacturing: Insights into the Latest Activities of the Advanced Packaging Market
- 3DIC, substrates, flip chip, embedded technologies ...
Speaker: Rozalia G. Beica is the Chief Technology Officer at Yole Developpement
Time: Networking and pizza at 5:45 pm; Presentation at 6:30 pm (be there 6:15 pm)
Cost: $5 donation for food
Place: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: http://www.cpmt.org/scv/meetings/cpmt1503.html/

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
OEB LMAG
Subject: Thoughts on Ocean Neutralization
- pH of the ocean, pH variation and the impact of these changes, chemistry is a function of the life ...
Speaker: Willis Eschenbach
Time: 6:00 PM networking, 6:30 PM Buffet Dinner, 7:00 to 8:00 PM Speaker
Cost: $22.00 per person, includes buffet dinner
Place: Pyramid Alehouse - Snow Cap Room, 901 Gilman Street, Berkeley
RSVP: by Sunday March 8th https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thoughts-on-ocean-neutralization-tickets-15503918638
Web: http://ieee4life.org

Tuesday March 24, 2015
SF IAS
Subject: Review of the IEEE Guide for Grounding System Characterization (Std. 81) and Application in Touch and Step Potential Estimation in the Event of an Electrical Short-circuit Fault
- IEEE Std. 81, measure electrical characteristics ...
Speaker: Dr. Ahmad Shahsia, Exponent
Time: 05:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Cost: $25, Student Members: $10 (at the door) discounted cost for first 5 reserved IEEE Student Members
Place: Sinbad's Restaurant, Pier 2 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
Web: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/31411


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