Past Events

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Tuesday, Jan 10, 2023 - 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Learn about the recently completed flight qualification process on the International Space Station of some important systems that will enable future exploration of the Moon and beyond.


Tuesday, Dec 13, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          The World of the Expert Witness 2

This event will provide an introduction to the work done by a technical Expert Witness and what skills are needed, and will also provide some suggestions about how to get started.


Tuesday, Nov 15, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Flash Memory: Understanding Its State-of-the-Art Features 4

This talk will provide deep insight into the reasons behind the impact that flash memory has had on today's world, including the myriad of applications made possible by its compactness, shock resistance, and use of low power.


Tuesday, Oct 11, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm          Netflix's Cloud Filesystem for Streaming Content 6

This talk will discuss how Netflix Studio is able to produce thousands of movies, shows, trailers, and other forms of media content each year, requiring hundreds of petabytes of storage and billions of media assets.


Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am          Best Practices for Running a Successful Local Consultants' Network 8  Best Practices for Running a Successful Local Consultants' Network 9
Location: none 

This presentation provides an overview of the many activities in which IEEE-CNSV is involved, and it does this in the context of discussing the Best Practices for Running a Successful Local Consultants' Network.


Friday, Sep 9, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm  Communications, Computing, and Power during Disaster Response 11

In conjunction with the presence of the MOVE Community Outreach truck at the conference, this is a panel discussion among representatives from organizations involved with emergency response and disaster recovery.


Thursday, Sep 8, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

This presentation will be an open discussion about the challenges and opportunities facing young engineers, women in engineering, and minorities in both academia and industry.


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          Chip Architecture Trends in 2022 15

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          The Future is Written in DNA: Data Storage for the Next Millennia 17  The Future is Written in DNA: Data Storage for the Next Millennia 18
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.


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