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Thursday, August 6, 2015
SCV Signal Processing Society (SPS)
Subject: Real-world Audio Source Separation
- automatic karaoke, extracting dialogue from old films, upmixing mono recordings to multi-channel recordings, Algorithmically, an ill-posed and challenging problem ...
Speaker: Dr. Gautham Mysore, Adobe Research
Time: 6:30 pm
Cost: Free. Donation accepted for food.
Location: AMD Commons Theater, 991 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale
Event Details: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/20150806Abstract.html

Thursday, August 6, 2015
SCV Reliability Society and SCV Electron Devices Society
Subject: Macroscopic & Stochastic Aspects of Negative Bias Temperature Instability
- shift in MOSFET parameters, defect generation explained from both macroscopic and stochastic viewpoints ...
Speaker: Souvik Mahapatra, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India
Time: 6:00 to 6:30 pm: Check-in and refreshments 6:30 to 7:30: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Qualcomm, 3165 Kifer Rd, Santa Clara, in the cafeteria
Event Details: http://ieee-scv-rel-aug-2015.eventbrite.com

Tuesday, August 11, 2015
SCV Photonics Society
Subject: Networking in the Data center
- architectural structures of warehouse-scale computers (WSCs), optical technologies...
Speaker: Hong Liu, Principal Engineer, Google Technical Infrastructure
Time: 6 pm: Networking, 7 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Intel, Building SC-12, 3600 Juliette Lane, Santa Clara
Event Details and Registration: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/leos/

Tuesday, August 11, 2015
SCV Electron Devices Society (EDS)
Subject: 2D Crystals for Smart Life
- 2D crystals for.., green electronics needed to support Big Data, IoT/IoE and social media ...
Speaker: Prof. Kaustav Banerjee, University of California, Santa Barbara
Time: 6 pm: Networking, 6:15 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Texas Instruments, Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details and Registration: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-eds/

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
SCV Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technologies (CPMT)
Subject: Robust 3DIC Package Assembly Process Engineering for High Volume Production
- FPGA, CoWoS (Chip-On-Wafer-On-Substrate), low power and latency, manufacturing complexity ...
Speaker: Inderjit Singh, Xilinx Inc.
Time: 11:30 am, check-in, light food, networking; 12 noon: presentation
Cost: $5 non-IEEE members, Free for members (please use code IEEE2015); Talk-Only: Free
Talk-Only attendees: please check-in by 11:45
Location: Texas Instruments, Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: http://www.cpmt.org/scv/meetings/cpmt1508l.html
RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/robust-3d-ic-package-assembly-process-engineering-for-high-volume-production-registration-17421205294

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
SCV PhotoVoltaic (PV)
Subject: Functional Coatings for PV Glass
- very low-cost anti-reflective coatings, engineered to survive high temperatures, humidity, abrasion, soiling ...
Speaker: Brenor Trophy, CTO and VP Business Development, Enki Technology
Time: 6:30 pm, check-in, light food, networking; 7:00 to 8:30 pm: presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Palo Alto Research Center, (G.E. Pake Auditorium), 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto
Event Details: http://ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/pv/

Thursday, August 13, 2015
SCV Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS)
Subject: Understanding an Industry Technical Staff Pipeline
- how the corporate staffing system works, criteria are used for career advancement...
Speaker: Dr. Michael Condry, Former Chief Technical Officer, Intel Corp.
Time: 8:00 – 9:00 AM (PDT)
Cost: Free
Location: Webinar
Event Details: https://lnkd.in/ejsU7je

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
SCV Computer Society
Subject: Big Data - Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
- From Hollerith machines and punch cards, Insights for the future can be gained by..."stack wars", applications ...
Speaker: John Mashey, Computer Scientist, Director, and Entrepreneur
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking and Refreshments, 7 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: Cadence / Bldg 10, 2655 Seely Ave, San Jose
Event Details and Registration: http://computer.ieeesiliconvalley.org/

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
SF Nanotechnology Council
Subject: Electrostatic Functionalization of Carbon Based Nanomaterials and Applications in Chemical, Gas and Bio-Sensing
- electrostatic charging for the functionalization of carbon based nanomaterials, thin films ...
Speaker: Dr. Vasuda Bhatia, Professor, Amity Institute
Time: 11:30: Networking, Pizza & drinks; 12:00 noon to 1 pm: Seminar
Cost: Free
Location: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details and Registration: http://sites.ieee.org/sfbanano/

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
SF Power and Energy (PES)
Subject: Advanced Smart Grid Communications & Applications: A Systems View for Successful Deployment
- advanced wireless communication system, utility monitoring, communication, and control of distribution equipment...
Speaker: Ed Sutton, Lead Project Engineer/Consultant Utility Automation - Black & Veatch
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost: $5-IEEE members, IEEE Life Members, and Students; $10-Non IEEE members; Chinese lunch, includes vegetarian
Location: California Public Utilities Commission (Event Not Sponsored by the CPUC), Golden Gate Room, 505 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/33675

Wednesday, August 19th
SCV Signal Processing Society (SPS)
Subject: Scene Understanding in the Era of Deep Learning
- Recognition of 3D objects, 3D reconstruction, category-specific priors, "deep learning" ...
Speaker: Prof. Jitendra Malik, EECS, UC Berkeley
Time: 6:30 pm
Cost: Free. Donation accepted for food.
Location: AMD Commons Theater, 991 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale
Event Details: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/20150819Abstract.html

Thursday, August 20, 2015
SCV Solid State Circuits Society (SSCS)
Subject: Selected Analog Design Topics a Two Part Short Course: Evolution of High Speed Analog Front End ICs; Fast and Accurate System Level Simulation of Time-Based Circuits
- Modem for high speed communications, 5um down to 16nm, Time-based circuits, efficient protocol for encoding edge time information...
Speakers: Dr. B.K. Ahuja, Dr. Mike Perrott
Time: 4:00 to 8:30 pm
Cost: IEEE member: $40 ; Non-IEEE member: $50; TI employee: free; Students and unemployed: $20; Maxim Integrated Employees: $25
Location: Texas Instruments Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Dr, Santa Clara
Event Details: http://sites.ieee.org/scv-sscs/

Friday, August 21, 2015
BAY AREA MULTIMEDIA FORUM (BAMMF), IEEE Computer Society
Subject: Vision-enhanced Immersive Interaction and Collaboration with Large Touch Displays
- Vision-enhanced Immersive Interaction with Touch Board (ViiBoard), enhance interaction in multiple ways, life-sized rendering, and novel visualizations ...
Speaker: Zhengyou Zhang, Research Manager / Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research
Subject: Full Field Communication: Challenges and future experiences with realtime capture and transport of ultra-high resolution light and sound fields
- future large-scale video/light-field displays will allow people to engage in activities ...
Speaker: Bo Begole, Vice President, Global Head, Huawei Technologies' Media Lab
Additional Speakers: Max Mühlhäuser, Professor & Head of Telecooperation Lab, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany); Susie Wee, VP and Chief Technology Officer, Networked Experiences, Cisco)
Time: 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Cost: Free
Location: George E. Pake Auditorium, 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto
Event Details: http://www.bammf.org/
RSVP: http://www.bammf.org/reservation

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
SCV Consumer Electronics (CE)
Subject: 3D Printed Package Components for High Performance Packaging
- print complex structures with multi-material inks, mechanics of the technology and manufacturing platform, package types such as SiP, PoP ...
Speaker: Philip Rogren, VP of Product Development, EoPlex
Time: 6:30 pm: pizza & drinks, 7:00 - 8:30 pm: Presentation
Cost: IEEE members - $5, Non-IEEE members - $10, IEEE CES and IEEE Student members - Free
Location: NVIDIA - 2800 Scott Blvd., Building E, Santa Clara
Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ieee-consumer-electronics-society-aug-25-2015-3d-printed-package-components-for-high-performance-tickets-17963994792

Thursday, August 27, 2015
SCV Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technologies (CPMT)
Subject: Packaging Solutions and Innovations with Compression Molding
- large-area-size substrates, limited by current transfer mold, slow "dipping" of the devices into either a melted granular or liquid mold compound ...
Speaker: C. H. Ang, Senior Technical Support Manager, TOWA, USA
Time: 11:30 am, check-in, light food, networking; 12 noon: presentation
Cost: $5 non-IEEE members, Free for members (please use code IEEE2015); Talk-Only: Free
Talk-Only attendees: please check-in by 11:45
Location: Texas Instruments, Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
Event Details: http://www.cpmt.org/scv/meetings/cpmt1508l2.html

Thursday, September 3, 2015
SCV Signal Processing Society (SPS)
Subject: Optical Character Recognition for Most of the World's Languages
- recorded information, visual rather than digital Unicode form, conversion to Unicode for use in the digital world ...
Speaker: Dr. Ashok C. Popat, Google Research
Time: 6:30 pm
Cost: Free. Donation accepted for food.
Location: AMD Commons Theater, 991 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale
Event Details: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/20150903Abstract.html

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
SCV Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technologies (CPMT)
Subject: Anisotropic Conductive Film (ACF) Interconnection Technology for Wearable Electronics Applications
- flexible printed circuits (FPCs) substrates, COF (Chip On Flex)/ CIF (Chip In Flex), FOF (Flex On Flex) and FOF (Flex On Fabric) technologies ...
Speaker: Prof. Kyung W. Paik, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Time: 5:45 pm: check-in, light food, networking; 6:30 pm: presentation
Cost: $5 non-IEEE members, Free for members (please use code IEEE2015); Talk-Only: Free
Location: Texas Instruments (TI), Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP by September 6: http://www.cpmt.org/scv/meetings/cpmt1509l.html

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
SCV Communications Society (ComsocSCV)
Subject: 5G: Expectations and the Road Ahead
- path to full 5G feature set network, optimized derivative LTE versions for various vertical markets ...
Speakers: Francis Chow, VP & GM, Communications Business Unit, Altera; Joe Madden, Principal Analyst, Mobile Experts LLC
Moderator: Mehran Nekuii, Treasurer, ComsocSCV
Time: 6:30 pm: Registration, refreshments, and networking; 7 pm: presentation
Cost: Presentation is free, $5 donation expected for pizza and water
Location: Texas Instruments (TI), Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: http://bit.ly/1RLKgy3
Website for more information: www.comsocscv.org

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
SF Power and Energy (PES)
Subject: Understanding the Electrical Arcing and the Arc-flash Hazard Study
- theory of the electrical arcing and the accepted methods to calculate the arc-flash hazard, develop strategies to minimize burn injuries during an arc flash incident...
Speaker: Ahmad Shahsiah, PhD, PE, Managing Engineer of Exponent
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost: $5-IEEE members, IEEE Life Members, and Students; $10-Non IEEE members; pizza lunch, includes vegetarian
Location: California Public Utilities Commission (Event Not Sponsored by the CPUC), Golden Gate Room, 505 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/33669

Thursday, October 15, 2015
SCV Signal Processing Society (SPS)
Subject: Gathering Light
- prime lenses that provide an optical zoom, small mirrors allow reconfiguring the cameras to select.., architecture of this flexible computational camera...
Speaker: Dr. Kari Pulli, VP of Computational Imaging, Light
Time: 6:30 pm: Networking/Light Dinner; 7:00 pm: Announcements; 7:05 to 8:15 pm: Presentation
Cost: Free
Location: AMD Commons C-6/7/8, 991 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale
Event Details: http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r6/scv/sps/20151015Abstract.html

Saturday, October 17, 2015
SCV Microwave Therory and Techniques (MTT)
Subject: Short Course 2015 - RF and EMI/EMC: Instrumentation, Components and Practice
- fundamentals of RF technology such as Maxwell’s equations, electromagnetic theory, S-parameter methods, time and frequency domain measurement techniques, key components (amplifier, filter, and mixer) utilized in the RF and EMC ...
Time: 8 am to 5 pm
Cost: $20
Location: TBD
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/34989

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
SF Power and Energy (PES)
Subject: The Future of Energy: Smart Grid and Beyond
- Fall Banquet, roadmap, Three key visionary concepts, solar PV, Intelligent Electronic Device (IED) integration...
Speaker: John D. McDonald, PE Director, Technical Strategy & Policy Development - GE Energy Management
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost: Early Bird discount if pay by October 7: IEEE members $25, Non-members $35;
After October 7: IEEE members $30, Non-members $40, IEEE Life Members $15, Students $15 with valid Student ID. Cash Bar
Location: Jillian's at Metreon, 175 Fourth Street, San Francisco
Event Details: https://meetings.vtools.ieee.org/m/33899!


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