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TUESDAY September 2, 2014
SCV Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley
Subject: Camera Array Technology Through Time
- Time-Slice effect, ad-hoc arrays, applications ...
Speaker: Tim MacMillan, GoPro, Inc.
Time: Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Agilent Technologies, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.CaliforniaConsultants.org

THURSDAY September 4, 2014
SCV Technology Management
Subject: Build Your Influence to Get Things Done
- across teams, departments, disciplines, key pointers ...
Speaker: Lucy Freedman, Syntax for Change
Time: Registration and networking at 6:00 PM; Mgmt Forum at 6:30 PM; Dinner at 7:00 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: $11 for IEEE members; $14 for non-members
Place: Ramada, 1217 Wildwood Ave, Sunnyvale
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ieee-scv-tmc.org

TUESDAY September 9, 2014
SCV Computer, with Electron Devices and Solid State Circuits
Subject: A New Nonvolatile Memory Technology - Persistence Pays Off
- S/DRAM, MRAM, redundancy, trends ...
Speaker: Edward Grochowski, Computer Memory and Storage Consultant
Time: Networking and Refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Cadence Bldg 10, 2655 Seely Ave, San Jose, and live over the internet
RSVP: from website
Web: computer.ieeesiliconvalley.org

WEDNESDAY September 10, 2014
SCV Signal Processing
Subject: Evolution of the UC Davis Breast CT Scanner
- tomography, improvements, correction, pre-processing ...
Speaker: Prof. John M. Boone, UC Davis Medical Center
Time: Networking and light dinner at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: Donation for food
Place: AMD Commons Bldg, 1 AMD Place, Sunnyvale
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps

WEDNESDAY September 10, 2014
SCV Magnetics
Subject: Magnetic Materials in Medicine: Applications in Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Disease
- detection, injected, image contrast, drug release ...
Speaker: Tim St Pierre, School of Physics, The University of Western Australia
Time: Networking and pizza at 6:45 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Western Digital, 1710 Automation Pkwy, San Jose
RSVP: not required
Web: ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/mag

WEDNESDAY September 10, 2014
SCV Photovoltaics
Subject: Assessing the Value of Solar PV Energy
- mainstream, value, macroeconomic trends ...
Speaker: Alan Goodrich, SunEdison
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 September 11, 2014
SCV Microwave Theory and Techniques
Subject: Microwave and Millimeter Wave Power Amplifiers: Technology, Applications, Benchmarks, and Future Trends
- structures, characteristics, state of the art ...
Speaker: Dr. James J. Komiak, MTT Distinguished Lecturer, BAE Systems
Time: Networking and snacks at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Agilent Technologies, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: meetings.vtools.ieee.org/meeting_view/list_meeting/27273

MONDAY September 15, 2014
SCV Section
Subject: IEEE Senior Member Grade Elevation Night
- you qualify! download req'ts, forms, drop in ...
Time: Drop in between 5:30 PM and 7:30 PM with your paperwork
Cost: none
Place: AMD, Commons Bldg, 1 AMD Place, Sunnyvale
RSVP: not required
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1409-scv-srmember.pdf

TUESDAY September 16, 2014
SCV Nonotechnology
Subject: Nanogel Star Polymers as Interesting Soft Colloid Materials for Biomedical Applications
- imaging, hyperthermic, drug delivery, for MRI, PET ...
Speaker: Dr. Robert D. Miller, IBM Almaden Research Center
Time: Networking, Pizza at 11:30 AM; Presentation at 12:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: TI Auditorium E-1, 2900 Semiconductor Drive. Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/sfbanano

WEDNESDAY September 17, 2014
SF Power & Energy, with Industry Applications
Subject: Bloom Energy -- Transforming Distributed Generation
- solid oxide, reliable, cost-effective, case studies, tour ...
Speaker: Asim Hussain, Senior Director, Marketing and Customer Experience, Bloom Energy
Time: Lunch at 11:30 AM; Presentation at 12:00 PM; Tour at 1:00 PM
Cost: $5 for IEEE members, students; $10 for non-members (no cost, if you bring your lunch)
Place: Bloom Energy, 1299 Orleans Dr, Sunnyvale
RSVP: by Sept. 15 from website, or to Sean Ely, S1E7@pge.com, 415-973-7192; Limited to the first 50 Registered.
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1409-sf-pes.pdf

WEDNESDAY September 17, 2014
OEB Life Members
Subject: A Perspective on Desalination
- basics, infrastructure, drawbacks, new methods ...
Speaker: Dr. Michael Stadermann, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost: $15.00 includes buffet dinner
Place: Willow Tree Restaurant, 6513 Regional St, Dublin
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ieee4life.org

WEDNESDAY September 17, 2014
SCV Power & Energy and Industry Applications
Subject: Data Center Infrastructure Power Management at Facebook
- 3 talks, data visualization tools, lessons learned ...
Speakers: Paul Hsu, David Cenizal, Glen Bayley and others, Facebook
Time: Checkin and appetizers at 6:00 PM; Presentations at 7:00 PM
Cost: none; open only to IEEE members (join today!)
Place: Facebook Building 10, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pes_ias

WEDNESDAY September 17, 2014
SCV Engineering in Medicine and Biology
Subject: Modeling Health Behaviors Using Mobile Sensing
- phone data, at-risk patients, between office visits ...
Speaker: Anmol Madan, Co-founder and CEO, Ginger.io
Time: Optional dinner at Stanford Hospital Cafeteria, 6:15 PM; Presentations at 7:00 PM
Cost: none (no-host dinner)
Place: Room M-114, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/embs/pages/upcoming.html

THURSDAY September 18, 2014
Computer Society
Subject: Smarter Product Development: Agile and Security
- webinar: connected products, development, analysis ...
Speaker: Bruce Douglass, embedded Software Methodologist, Chief Evangelist, IBM Rational
Time: 8:00 AM (PDT)
Cost: none
Place: on the Web
RSVP: from website
Web: www.computer.org/webinars

THURSDAY September 18, 2014
SCV Control Systems
Subject: Control of Multi-Robot Systems: From Formations to Human-Swarm Interactions
- coordination, communication, rules, interacting agents ...
Speaker: Prof. Magnus Egerstedt, Georgia Institute of Technology (CSS Distinguished Lecturer)
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Instruments, 4600 Patrick Henry Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-css

THURSDAY September 18, 2014
SCV Solid State Circuits
Subject: Miniaturized Passive Radios for Wireless Tagging and IoT Applications
- battery-less, transponders, data-rate, range ...
Speaker: Prof. Amin Arbabian, Electrical Engineering Department, Stanford University
Time: Networking and snacks at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Texas Instruments Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-sscs

TUESDAY September 23, 2014
SF Industry Applications and Power & Energy
Subject: Power Quality and Large-Scale Solar
- capacitor bank resonance, harmonic filter banks ...
Speaker: Mike Peters, Eaton Corporation
Time: Networking at 5;30 PM; Presentation at 6:00 PM; Dinner at 7:00 PM
Cost: $25; $10 for students
Place: Sinbad's Pier 2 Restaurant, Embarcadero, S.F.
RSVP: by September 19, to Brandon Yee, byee@yeiengineers.com, 510-220-4486
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1409-sf-ias.pdf

TUESDAY September 23, 2014
SCV Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology (SIGHT)
Subject: The Impact of Frugal Innovation on Emerging Markets through Social Enterprises
- mission, accessible, affordable, adaptable, appropriate ...
Speaker: Prof. Radha Basu, Director of the Frugal Innovation Lab, Santa Clara University
Time: Networking and pizza at 6:30 PM; talk/tour following
Cost: Suggested donation: IEEE Members $8; non-IEEE Members $10; Retired Members & Students $5
Place: Bannan Engineering Lab building, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: sites.ieee.org/scv-sight

WEDNESDAY September 24, 2014
SCV Information Theory (with Signal Processing)
Subject: Information Theory and Signal Processing for the World's Smallest Computational Video Camera
- optical sensors, imagers, photodiode arrays, no lens ...
Speaker: Dr. David G. Stork, Research Director, Computational Sensing and Imaging Group, Rambus Labs
Time: Networking and refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: AMD Commons Building, 1 AMD Place, Sunnyvale
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/its

WEDNESDAY September 24, 2014
OEB Power & Energy
Subject: San Mateo-Hayward Bridge: Challenges and Lessons Learned in 15kV Substation Replacement Project
- substation, medium voltage, retrofit, challenges ...
Speaker: Diep Nguyen, PE, DTN Engineers
Time: Networking and social at 5:30 PM; Diner at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:45 PM
Cost: $20 for IEEE Members; $35 for non-Members; $10 for students/retired
Place: Buttercup Grill & Bar, 229 Broadway, Oakland
RSVP: from website
Web: meetings.vtools.ieee.org/meeting_view/list_meeting/28033

THURSDAY September 25, 2014
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology
Subject: The "Invisible" Package
- chip-package-PCB design, form-factor, thermal, SI, cost ...
Speaker: Sam Karikalan, Senior Manager of Package Engineering, Broadcom Corporation
Time: Networking and buffet lunch at 11:30 AM; Presentation (no cost) at 12:15 PM
Cost: $25 for IEEE Members, $30 for non-members, $10 for studens/unemployed
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.cpmt.org/scv

TUESDAY October 7, 2014
SCV Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley
Subject: ROLM: From Fruit Shed to Fortune 500
- challenges, innovations, triumphs, perspectives ...
Speaker: Katherine Maxfield, consultant and author
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Agilent Technologies, Bldg. 5, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.CaliforniaConsultants.org/events.cfm/item/215

TUESDAY October 7, 2014
SF Power & Energy
Subject: Electric Power Industry Visions and Experiences
- transformation, investments, new grid, best practices ...
Speaker: Wanda Reder, VP - Power Systems Solutions, S&C Electric Company, and IEEE Power & Energy Society Past President
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost: $25 for IEEE members, $35 for non-members ($5 more after Sept 16); $15 for Students & Life Members
Place: Sinbad's Pier 2 Restaurant, Embarcadero, San Francisco
RSVP: from website, or to Sean Ely, S1E7@pge.com 415-973-7192 by Sept. 30th
Web: www.e-grid.net/docs/1410-sf-pes.pdf

WEDNESDAY October 8, 2014
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology
Subject: PCB Design and Fabrication Process Variations for Embedding Passive and Active Components
- discretes, passive and active, assembly ...
Speaker: Vern Solberg, Technical Consultant
Time: Networking and buffet dinner at 6:00 PM; Presentation (no cost) at 6:45 PM
Cost: $25 for IEEE Members, $30 for non-members, $10 for studens/unemployed
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara
RSVP: from website
Web: www.cpmt.org/scv

TUESDAY October 14, 2014
SCV Electromagnetic Compatability
Subject: Gigahertz Two-Band Common-Mode Filters for 10-Gbit/s Differential Signal Lines
- suppression, band gap, PCB integration ...
Speaker: Miroslav Pajovic, EMC Design and RF/Antenna Consulting Engineer
Time: Networking and light dinner at 5:30 PM; presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: $5 donation for food
Place: Agilent Technologies, Bldg. 5L, 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/emc

TUESDAY October 14, 2014
SCV Computer
Subject: Agile Update - And Is It For You? - Panel
- speakers from Symantek, Hewlett-Packard, more ...
Speakers: Kathryn Kuhn, Agile Evangelist, Product Development IT, Hewlett-Packard; Damian Brown, Sr. Manager, Program Management, Symantec; and others
Time: Networking and Refreshments at 6:30 PM; Presentations at 7:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Cadence Bldg 10, 2655 Seely Ave, San Jose, and live over the internet
RSVP: from website
Web: computer.ieeesiliconvalley.org

WEDNESDAY October 15, 2014
SCV Engineering in Medicine and Biology
Subject: Electrodes in the Brain: Where Do You Want to Put Them and How Do You Get Them There?
- pre-operative imaging, stereotactic hardware, confirming ...
Speaker: Eric E. Sabelman, Kaiser Permanente Hospital
Time: Optional dinner at Stanford Hospital Cafeteria, 6:15 PM; Presentations at 7:00 PM
Cost: none (no-host dinner)
Place: Room M-114, Stanford University Medical School, Stanford
RSVP: not required
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/embs/pages/upcoming.html

WEDNESDAY October 15, 2014
OEB Life Members
Subject: Climate Change: Reasons for More Debate and More Optimism
- cycles, local fauna, resilient environment, acting ...
Speaker: Dr. Jim Steele, San Francisco State University
Time: 6:00 PM
Cost: $20 for buffet dinner
Place: Pyramid Alehouse, 901 Gilman Street, Berkeley
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ieee4life.org

THURSDAY October 16, 2014
Computer Society
Subject: Smarter Product Development: Agile and Mission-Critical IT
- webinar: create, manage, practices, challenges ...
Speaker: Bruce Douglass, embedded Software Methodologist, Chief Evangelist, IBM Rational
Time: 8:00 AM (PDT)
Cost: none
Place: on the Web
RSVP: from website
Web: www.computer.org/webinars

WEDNESDAY October 22, 2014
SCV MEMS and Sensors
Subject: MEMS-Enabled Microscopes for in-vivo Studies of Cancer Biology
- implanted, imaging, measurements, real time ...
Speaker: Olav Solgaard, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
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 October 23, 2014
OEB Industry Applications
Subject: 1-day Seminar: Electrical Safety Essentials
- hazards, approach, prevention, case histories ...
Speakers: Lanny Floyd, PE, Fellow IEEE, DuPont; Diosdado V. Hernandez, PE, and Sharon Chan Hu, PE, EBMUD; John Nelson, PE, NEI Electric Power Engineering; John K. Taecker, PE, Senior Regulatory Engineer, UL; Boyd Westover, PE, Eaton Corp; Michael Reed, Valero Energy
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $250 each ($225, with 3 or more)
Place: Hilton Hotel, 7050 Johnson Drive, Pleasanton
RSVP: from website
Web: www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/oeb/ias/Seminar.html


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