Tour Tuesday around Lunchtime + 7 other networking events through Wednesday

From: guy d.
Sent on: Monday, December 10, 2012 5:31 PM

Quite a bit going on even as the Holidays approach.

Tuesday around lunchtime SME has a tour going on at NPI in San Jose, more detail and sign up here:

This is an unfortunate conflict with ToastMatchers at Connect at 1pm. ( I’ve signed up for the tour )

Tuesday evening there are 3 events in conflict.

Bio2Device will have its once-monthly night meeting, topic is:

“Current Concepts in Treatment of the Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Other Chronic Wounds.”

With speaker Dr. Alex Reyselman, MD - Private Practice

12/11/2012 - 6:00pm

At Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, 650 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto CA

More info and registration here:

It’s unfortunately too late for their early bird price, they get $25 at the door.

Also going on Tuesday evening will be this SETI event: “Why the World Will Still Be Here After December 21st.”

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM at the SETI Institute, 189 Bernardo Avenue #100, Mountain View, CA

( Haven’t been there before but think I’ll give this one a whirl )

There’s also this VLAB event, looks very worthwhile:

6:00pm - 6:30pm Registration, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Main Event

At nestGSV , Redwood City Campus, 425 Broadway St. Redwood City, CA 94063

( online registration is closed, but it says you can register at the door )

Wednesday evening, three events in conflict, starting with the familiar IEEE SCV PV at PARC, featuring “SunPower Technology Advances and Progress of the Photovoltaic Industry

With Speaker Doug Rose, Ph.D.
Vice President, Technology Strategy
SunPower Corporation

6:30 Networking
7:00 Presentation
8:30 Adjourn

More info here:

( Free event, looks like a great speaker. They also promised better chow this time since it’s the holidays.)

Also Wednesday there is this ASME Dinner,

ASME is hosting a technical speaker on Wednesday, December 12
from 6 ~ 7:30 PM. General admission is $10.

Bret Baumgarten from SABIC Innovative Plastics will speak on "Material
Properties and Related Technologies that Apply to LEDs".

The event will be held at StudioRED (115 Independence Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025).

more info + register here:

( Good to see ASME returning to the dinner format, Studio RED does some very interesting work also, tough call though with so many events same night.)

And there is also this on Wednesday, a Joint ASMI-SAMPE Meeting.

Topic is NASA’s SOFIA Flying Observatory, with Speaker Charlie Kaminski
At Michael’s at Shoreline 2960 Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View, CA 94043

5:30 pm Social/Networking, 6:15 pm Dinner, 7:30 pm Speaker

Buffet Dinner Cost: ASM Members $25…….. Students $10………Guests $30

Online reservations ASMI-SCV Monthly Meeting Sign-up and/or

Contact Al Kwong at (408)[masked] or [address removed]


Sorry I didn’t get this out sooner, it was a tough weekend. I’ll save Thursday and forward + any recap for next time.


Guy D.

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