Past Events

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Thursday, Jun 16, 2022 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: none 

This talk will provide some history of AV development and safety at the Carnegie Mellon National Robotics Engineering Center that has led to the development of the ANSI/UL 4600 standard for AV safety.


Tuesday, Jun 14, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          

Held annually since August 1989, HOT CHIPS has become an important tech symposium for the semiconductor industry’s high-performance processors and ICs. In light of advances in the industry over the past year, this presentation will describe many of last year’s important announcements, what has happened in the industry since that time, and what is expected at this year’s gathering.


Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm            
Location: none 

This talk will discuss breakthrough technology for synthesizing DNA on a silicon chip that has allowed component miniaturization, and which has thus enabled the lowest price point to date for custom DNA to enable its use for archival data storage.


Geoff Thompson , GraCaSI Standards Advisors
Wednesday, Apr 13, 2022 - 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

This event will feature a panel of the major figures who were involved with creating open 10 Mb/s Ethernet in the 1975-1980 time period, with elaboration from a select group of its implementers.


Tuesday, Apr 12, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm            
Location: none 

This presentation will describe new capabilities in virtual production tools and system architectures that enable today's mosr advanced visual effects.


Tuesday, Mar 8, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm            
Location: Zoom 

This presentation will discuss the myriad of both technical and commercial undertakings necessary to create the massive infrastructure to support a free-flying destination in low-Earth orbit.


Tuesday, Feb 8, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm            
Location: Zoom 

This presentation is directed to anyone who is considering becoming a consultant, or who at least is curious about consulting as a career option.  Five panelists with extensive and varied consulting experiences will talk about their experiences.


Tuesday, Jan 11, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm            
Location: Zoom 

This talk will address whether AI, machine learning and deep learning are useful tools for identifying the genetic basis of exceptional health and life span for the world's aging population.


Tuesday, Dec 14, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Location: Zoom 

The pixel is a profound concept that, in concert with Moore's Law, has unified the modern media world. Learn why your concept of a pixel is likely incorrect.


Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Location: Zoom 

This presentation will help you dramatically improve your skills in decision making. You will learn how best practices combined with groundbreaking research in decision science can provide you with the most critical skills that you need to help yourself and those you lead make the best decisions.


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