Past Committee Events

Mar 10 – High-Power Microwave Tube Development at Stanford and SLAC

Thursday, March 10, 2016
6:00 PM: Doors open for refreshments and networking
6:30 PM: Panel presentation
 
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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.
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Jan 14 – Lockheed: A Silicon Valley Strategic Defense Startup

Time & Date: 6pm-8:30pm, Thursday, Jan 14, 2016
 
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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.
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IEEE SV Tech History committee is extremely grateful to KeyPoint Credit …

June 1 mtg: EDA’s pivotal role in development of fabless semiconductor industry

Time & Date:  6pm-8:30pm  June 1, 2015
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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.
Note of Appreciation:  IEEE SV Tech History committee is extremely grateful to KeyPoint Credit Union for use of their auditorium as our …

April 28th Meeting: How Did Hard Disk Drive Track Widths Get That Small?

Time & Date:  6:30pm-9pm  April 28, 2015
Venue:  
Western Digital, 1710 Automation Parkway, San Jose, CA 95131
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For questions related to the Western Digital venue, please contact: Gerardo.Bertero@wdc.com
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Abstract:
Hard disk drives are all about higher storage capacity and that means higher …

April 16th Meeting @Ethernet Tech Summit: Fireside Chat with Larry Roberts

Time & Date:  2pm-3pm  April 16, 2015…………………………………………………………………………………Venue:   Santa Clara Convention Center (Ethernet Tech Summit 2015)
Title: Fireside Chat with Internet Pioneer Larry Roberts
Organizer: Alan J. Weissberger, Chair, IEEE Silicon Valley Technology History Committee
Speaker: Larry Roberts, CEO/Co-Founder, TSL Technologies
Interviewer: Geoff Thompson, Principal, GraCaSi
Abstract:
What can we learn from the …

April 1st meeting: “Silicon Valley” Semiconductor Industry from 1957-1975

Time & Date:  6pm-8:30pm  April 1, 2015
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Venue:   Key Point Credit Union
2805 Bowers Ave (just off Central Expressway)
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Park in lot adjacent to building  on Bowers Ave.
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Panelists and their company/university affiliations from 1959 (or later)-1975:

Bernie Marren: Fairchild, Western Micro Technology, AMI, etc
Ted Hoff, Jr:  Stanford University …

Dec 2 Meeting: Perspective from Stanford’s Silicon Valley Archives

Time & Date:  6pm-8:30pm  December 2, 2014
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Venue (NOT Keypoint Credit Union this month):

Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center  
2900 Semiconductor Dr. Santa Clara, CA 95052
Driving directions here
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Panelists:

Leslie Berlin, Stanford’s Project Historian & Author of Bob Noyce biography
Henry Lowood, Stanford’s Curator for History of Science …

Postscript to Nov 5 Early History of Silicon Valley Panel Session: Moore’s Law

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