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Tuesday, Jun 11, 2024 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Memory Optimizations for Machine Learning 1

In this talk, you will learn about memory optimizations for machine learning (ML), ML's ability to optimize computational resources including memory, and how it is a critical aspect of effective model deployment.


Tuesday, May 14, 2024 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          The Battle Against Global Counterfeiting Continues 3

CNSV member Rosemary Coates will detail how counterfeiters have attained a huge foothold in the world market, as well as how Amazon and Chinese retailers such as Alibaba, Taobao, JD, and others are aggressively tracking and eliminating counterfeits on their platforms through new technologies such as invisible pigments, QR codes, photo mapping, and RFID.


Tuesday, Apr 9, 2024 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Human-Machine Interface (HMI) Sensors: The Next Frontier 5

This talk will show how emerging force sensing is transforming the user experience with machines, including Qorvo's HMI sensing technology which is fabricated mainly on a proprietary MEMS process, and which can attach under either a touch surface or a capacitive touch display.


Tuesday, Mar 12, 2024 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Generative AI: A Data Platform Architecture 7  Generative AI: A Data Platform Architecture 8

This talk will explore the power of Google AlloyDB Omni, a groundbreaking database technology poised to shape 2024's technological landscape using advanced features, and which enables data platforms for dynamic business analytics and cutting-edge Generative AI (Gen AI) applications.


Tuesday, Feb 13, 2024 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Navigating the Edge: How Cloud-Edge Devices Operate 10

This talk will provide an overview of the architecture of these cloud-edge devices, and the importance of virtualization to enable their operation in a myriad of industries and environments that are reliant on real-time data processing and decision making.


Tuesday, Jan 9, 2024 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          AI Intellectual Property: Strategies for Protection in this Hot Arena 12  AI Intellectual Property: Strategies for Protection in this Hot Arena 13

Artificial intelligence (AI) has quickly become one of the hottest areas in the tech world, with its usefulness evident in a broad variety of commercial businesses. In this presentation, Steve Bachmann, Esq. will identify key strategies that can be used to identify which aspects of AI are actually patentable.


Tuesday, Dec 12, 2023 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Raspberry Pi 5: The Everything Computer - Optimized 15  Raspberry Pi 5: The Everything Computer - Optimized 16

In this talk, Chris Boross will provide a technical discussion of the latest generation Raspberry Pi 5 hardware, including details about the new RP1 I/O controller and the RP2040, Raspberry Pi’s first microcontroller. Both were designed by the company's in-house ASIC team. Also discussed will be other industrial-focused products such as the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 product.


Tom Porter , Pixar Animation Studios
Friday, Dec 8, 2023 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: none 

This is an IEEE Milestone dedication event for RenderMan®.


Tuesday, Nov 14, 2023 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Interactive Assistive Robots for People with Impairments 19  Interactive Assistive Robots for People with Impairments 20

This talk will discuss assistive robotic manipulators, and will present a robot learning framework that empowers a robot to automatically generate a sequence of actions from unstructured spoken language.


Wednesday, Oct 25, 2023 - 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm          IEEE – The Technical Society for the Future 22

This dinner meeting will feature 2023 IEEE President-Elect Tom Coughlin speaking about his plans as 2024 IEEE President, as well as how IEEE has enabled his career.


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