Past Events

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Tuesday, Feb 9, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          
Location: none 

This talk will discuss incorporating MRI modelling into neural network architectures to allow Deep Learning image reconstruction, and how this is reducing patient stress by dramatically shortening MRI exam times.


Dr. Rainer Weiss , MIT and LSU
Wednesday, Feb 3, 2021 - 8:30 am to 10:00 am
Location: none 

An international event recognizing how massive antennas in the US and Italy confirmed Einstein's 1916 prediction about the nature of gravity.


Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          

Piezoelectricity is the basis of much of modern technology, including for various uses in your cell phone. This talk will provide an overview of its operation, and will discuss applications such as ultrasonic surgical transducers, transformers, and ultrasonic motors.


Friday, Jan 8, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm          
Location: WEBINAR ONLY! 

CNSV's Consulting Practices Program presents the latest information on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) second act. Covered will be qualifying, rules and how to file for PPP2, PPP1, EIDL, and PPP Loan Forgiveness.


Tuesday, Dec 8, 2020 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm            

An AI compute engine is a "beast that must be fed" as it must operate on huge data sets to generate meaningful outcomes. This presentation will discuss architectures that enable this functionality.


Tuesday, Nov 17, 2020 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm            

Invention often involves creating a solution to a long-felt unmet need. In this talk, Ted Selker will explore the process of invention, and some models for taking it to market and achieving business success.


Tuesday, Oct 27, 2020 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm            

This presentation should appeal to both those in the "robot space" as well as those curious about it. It will include discussion of some foundational building blocks that can be used to create a robot, and demonstrations including how RoboMaker can be used to design, simulate and deploy a robot at scale.


Sam Araki
Thursday, Oct 8, 2020 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm          
Location: WEBINAR–ONLY EVENT!            Video recording available below 

This event will feature former Lockheed employees who worked on CORONA, America’s first eye-in-the-sky space mission, and the Agena spacecraft upon which the CORONA program depended.


Wednesday, Jul 22, 2020 - 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm          
Location: WEBINAR–ONLY EVENT!            Video recording available below 

Join the IEEE Silicon Valley Tech History Committee as we look back at the history of how we arrived at today's video conferencing technology, and how Silicon Valley companies played an imporant role in this effort.


Thursday, Jun 11, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm            
Location: WEBINAR ONLY! 

CNSV/CPP presents: The Paycheck Protection Program ("PPP") Loan/Grant Program from the CARES Act still has funds available, but time is short. PPP Applications must be made by June 30, 2020. It is directly applicable to Consultants as Sole Proprietors and in other forms of business arrangements.


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