Past Committee Events

Apr 20 – Hubble Telescope Spacecraft

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
1:30 – 3:00 PM PDT
YouTube Live Steam Video 
Abstract:
The Hubble Space Telescope was the first of NASA’s great observatories in space. It was launched in 1990 and has provided an unbelievable amount of scientific data for over 30 years. This presentation will focus on …

Oct 8 – Lockheed’s Reconnaissance Satellites

Virtual Event
Thursday, October 8, 2020
1:30 PM Pacific Time
Venue:  On Line
IEEE SV Technology History committee is extremely grateful to KeyPoint Credit Union for the past usage of their auditorium as a venue.  Many thanks to Doron Noyman of KeyPoint for his support.

Lockheed’s Reconnaissance Satellites
Looking from above …

July 22 – Video Conferencing: Silicon Valley’s 50-Year History

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
1:30 – 3:00 PM PDT
Virtual Event

Abstract:
The COVID-19 pandemic looks like it will be the catalyst that turns video conferencing into an everyday communications tool for use by everyday people. This 50+ year overnight success story has roots dating back to at …

Oct 10 – A Partial History of Makers in Silicon Valley

Thursday, October 10, 2019
6:00 PM: Doors open for refreshments and networking
6:30 to 8:30 PM: Presentation and Q&A
Registration and donation prepayment requested
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Bring ticket to meeting

Venue:
KeyPoint Credit Union
2805 Bowers Ave (just off Central Expressway)
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Our Thanks To KeyPoint Credit Union
IEEE SV Tech History committee …

Jun 13- Challenger Shuttle disaster: Recovery of data from damaged tapes

Thursday, June 13, 2019
6:00 PM: Doors open for refreshments and networking
6:30 to 8:30 PM: Presentation and Q&A
Registration and donation prepayment requested
Bring ticket to meeting

Venue:
KeyPoint Credit Union
2805 Bowers Ave (just off Central Expressway)
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Park in lot adjacent to building on Bowers Ave.
Our Thanks To …

Oct 11 – Gravitational Waves and LIGO: A Technical History

Thursday, October 11, 2018
6:00 PM: Doors open for refreshments and networking
6:30 to 8:30 PM: Presentation and Questions
SOLD OUT

Venue: KeyPoint Credit Union
2805 Bowers Ave (just off Central Expressway)
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Park in lot adjacent to building on Bowers Ave.
Our Thanks To KeyPoint Credit Union
IEEE SV Tech …

Sep 14 – Dialog: The Beginning of Online Search

Thursday, September 14, 2017
6:00 PM: Doors open for refreshments and networking
6:30 to 8:30 PM: Presentation and Questions

Venue: KeyPoint Credit Union
2805 Bowers Ave (just off Central Expressway)
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Park in lot adjacent to building on Bowers Ave.
Our Thanks To KeyPoint Credit Union
IEEE SV Tech History …

Mar 20 – The Other Women of ENIAC: Rethinking IT Innovation

Monday, March 20, 2017
6:00 PM: Doors open for refreshments and networking
6:30 PM: Presentation
Registration Required, donation requested
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Bring ticket to meeting
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Venue: KeyPoint Credit Union
2805 Bowers Ave (just off Central Expressway)
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Park in lot adjacent to building on Bowers Ave.
Our Thanks …

Sep 8 – Atari’s Impact on Silicon Valley: 1972-84

Thursday, September 8, 2016 – 6:30-8:30pm
6:00 PM: Doors open for refreshments and networking
6:30 PM: Panel presentation

SOLD OUT

Venue: KeyPoint Credit Union,
2805 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara 95051
(Just south of Central Expressway)
Park in lot adjacent to building on Bowers Ave.
Our Thanks To KeyPoint Credit Union
IEEE SV Tech History committee …

May 25 – Flash: How Silicon Valley Enabled the Mobile Computing Revolution

Wednesday , May 25,  2016
Doors open at 7:15
Presentation at 7:30
Sponsored with the Saratoga Historical Society
(Potluck for members starting at 6:30)
$5.00 Donation Requested (at door)
Saratoga Historical Society members attend the lecture for free
Venue: (not our usual venue)
Foothill Club
20399 Park Place
Saratoga 95070
Abstract:
This presentation will discuss the origins of the …