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TUESDAY November 25, 2014
SPECTRUM Magazine
Subject: Modeling Material Properties Based on Measured Data
- Webinar: extracting properties, robustness, etch factor, milling, metallization ...
Speaker: Vratislav Sokol, senior application engineer, CST
Time: 8:00 AM (PST)
Cost: none
Place: on the Internet
RSVP: from the website
Web: spectrum.ieee.org/webinars

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

TUESDAY December 2, 2014
SCV Technology History Committee
Subject: Perspective from Stanford's Silicon Valley Archives
- panel: history, life and times, preservation, archives ...
Panelists: Leslie Berlin, Project Historian, Stanford University & Author of Bob Noyce biography; Henry Lowood, Curator for History of Science & Technology Collections, Stanford University
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6:00 PM; Panel at 6:30 PM
Cost: $5 donation for food
Place: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr. Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/sv-techhist/?p=236

TUESDAY December 2, 2014
SCV Consumer Electronics
Subject: What's New in Mobile: From Gamer-Focused NVIDIA SHIELD to Google Tango
- segments, graphic power, computer vision, sensors, robotics ...
Speakers: Johnny Chung Lee, Technical Program Lead, Google; Chris Pedersen, Senior Product Manager, NVIDIA
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

THURSDAY December 4, 2014
SCV Signal Processing
Subject: Signal Processing-Based Technology Entrepreneurship: Chips, Algorithms, and Startups
- funding, drivers, examples of startups ...
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

THURSDAY December 4, 2014
SCV Technology Management
Subject: The Seven Wastes: Can You Get A Little Leaner?
- SW development, agility, brainstorm, application ...
Speaker: Andrew Webster, SolutionsIQ Agile Coach
Time: Networking at 6:00 PM; Mgmt Forum at 6:30 PM; Dinner at 7:00 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: IEEE member: $11; Non-member: $14 ($3 more at door)
Place: Ramada, 1217 Wildwood Ave, Sunnyvale
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ieee-scv-tmc.org

MONDAY December 8, 2014
SCV Microwave Theory and Techniques
Subject: RF Aspects of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
- high magnetic field, gradients, pulse, manipulate nuclei, coils ...
Speaker: Prof. Caverly, Villanova University, Distinguished Microwave Lecturer
Time: Networking and light snacks at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Keysight Technologies, 5301 Stevens Creek Boulevard, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/29645

Tuesday December 9, 2014
SCV Magnetics
Subject: Living Large In The Land of Storage; and Do You Want It Big, or Do You Want It Fast?
- developments, data centers, local storage, cloud, SSDs ...
Speakers: Thomas M. Coughlin, Coughlin Associates; Jim Handy, Objective Analysis
Time: Networking and pizza at 6:45 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Western Digital, 1710 Automation Parkway, San Jose
RSVP: not required
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/mag

Tuesday December 9, 2014
SCV Electromagnetic Compatibility
Subject: Size of Devices to Be Measured at 3m and Updates on CISPR 32 and CISPR 35
- multimedia equipment, radiated emissions, immunity, standards ...
Speaker: Andy Griffin, Compliance Technical Lead, Cisco Systems
Time: Networking and dinner at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Agilent Technology, Bldg. 5, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/emc

Wednesday December 10, 2014
SCV Photovoltaics
Subject: Quality of PV Modules Around the World: Qualification Testing Failure Rate Results from China, Germany, India, Japan, Korea and US
- unqualified materials, warranty rate, recall history, design evolution ...
Speaker: Matthias Heinze, Director Business Development, Global Business Field at TUV Rheinland
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 December 16, 2014
SPECTRUM Magazine
Subject: Thinking Across the Plug: The Coming Integration of Electric Vehicles and Smart Grids
- management, power reserve, collaboration, options, customer needs ...
Speaker: Sunil Chhaya, PhD, Grid/Vehicle Connectivity, EPRI (Electric Power Research Institute); Richard Scholer, Vehicle to Grid Interface, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Time: 10:00 AM (PST)
Cost: none
Place: on the Web
RSVP: from website
Web: spectrum.ieee.org/webinars

Tuesday January 6, 2014
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, 2014
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

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

Wednesday January 21, 2014
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

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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