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Networking Opportunities Sept . 24-28

September 24, 2012

Friends,

Some unique events this week along with the usual weekly stuff.
Monday, if you’re currently in ProMatch, Post-ProMatch or thinking about joining ProMatch, consider attending “Steve’s Drop In Coaching”, 1pm to 2:30 at Connect.
Tuesday morning there is Bio2Device at the Sunnyvale City Council Chambers, topic is “Global Regulatory Environment for Medical Devices” with Speaker Patrick Lee
http://www.bio2devicegroup.org/content/global-regulatory-environment-medical-devices-patrick-lee-09252012-830am
Later on Tuesday, you can walk from the Council Chamber to Connect for ToastMatchers, 1pm.
Wednesday evening at Triple Ring in Newark, there is the monthly “ASQ Northern California Biomedical Discussion Group” topic is “Sampling Plans, with featured speaker John Zoric. http://www.linkedin.com/groups/September-ASQ-Biomedical-Northern-California-1027567.S.160791118

Thursday at 8am there might be Eco Green Group in Saratoga, or it might be their meeting is in the evening this week, they do that once per month.  At the time of this writing it their website has not been updated. www.ecogreengroup.org
Later ( or long before ) in the same room ( or perhaps not ) , Csix meets at 10:15, speaker this time is John Hadley presenting “How to Use Storytelling to Get Hired”
http://www.csix.org/index.php?option=com_jevents&task=icalrepeat.detail&evid=314&Itemid=53&year=2012&month=09&day=27&title=John%20Hadley%20presenting%20How%20to%20Use%20Storytelling%20to%20Get%20Hired&uid=bbcaddd92fbd44023d1d503d0c9e226c

Thursday night the MIT Club presents The Future of U.S. Solar Photovoltaic Technology, with speaker Tonio Buonassisi, MIT Professor
http://northerncalifornia.alumclub.mit.edu/s/1314/clubs-classes-interior.aspx?sid=1314&gid=25&pgid=10222&cid=18789&ecid=18789&crid=0&calpgid=61&calcid=2472
This will be at PARC in Palo Alto, pricey but in the past there have been excellent snack foods and wine.  Never been disappointed with this group.
However if I weren’t intent on the MIT event, I would certain attend this event instead, IEEE-CMPT presents “The Origins of Silicon Valley: Why and How It Happened Here” with speaker  Paul Wesling.  Register in advance and it’s five bucks for unemployed and students.  Buffet dinner, all  you can eat.  The bar there is so-so or better, reasonably priced. http://www.cpmt.org/scv/meetings/cpmt1209l.html
Last week I put out some information which was incomplete or proved later to be incorrect.  Mike’s Sports Bar closed, so the SF Peninsula Medical Device Meetup moved to the Westin in Palo Alto.  Similarly, “Thirsty Third Thursday” was not in Mountain View but at Faultline in Sunnyvale.  If anyone went to the wrong place, well, that’s one I owe ya.
Thanks,
Guy D.

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Additive Manufacturing Dinner Program IEEE Wednesday

September 10, 2012

Additive Manufacturing — It’s Not Always Rapid And It’s Not Just For Prototypes

WEDNESDAY, September 12, 2012, at the Biltmore in Santa Clara
Presenter: Arthur L. Chait, CEO, EoPlex
It’s put on by the IEEE CPMT group.

Guy Dellavecchia

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Reminder – Don’t miss PRG’s 2012 Symposium and BBQ

September 7, 2012

Don’t miss PRG’s 2012 Symposium and BBQ next Friday, September 14, from 8:15am – 1:30pm at the Sheraton Sunnyvale Hotel.

The theme of this year’s event is “Discovery.” Join us to network with high technology professionals, learn about the latest trends, and meet PRG members in an informal setting while enjoying delicious food and music. We will be giving away a “Kindle Fire” as the top raffle prize. All attendees will receive a souvenir, made by PRG in the USA.
register_now
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Startup Finance: Valuation

September 7, 2012

This workshop is a 2 hour valuation class
When: Saturday, September 8th, 2012
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Where: Sandbox Suites – San Francisco

Regular Price: $ 99 Discount: 30% Discount Price: $69

Registration and More Dates:
http://startupsaturdays.eventbrite.com/

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Silicon Valley Startup Leadership Workshop

September 7, 2012

This class is a 4 hour leadership training workshop

When: Saturday September 22nd, 2012 Time: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Where: Sandbox Suites – San Francisco Regular Price:$ 125 Discount: 20% Discount Price: $99

Link: http://startupsaturdays.eventbrite.com/

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COMSOL Multiphysics workshops

September 7, 2012

We would like to invite you to attend one of our upcoming COMSOL workshops in the Bay Area and learn more about the new features in our latest version of COMSOL Multiphysics – Version 4.3!

For more information and registration, please use the links below:

Berkeley, CA (Sept. 12: 9:00am-12:00pm) – Introduction to COMSOL Multiphysics

Berkeley, CA (Sept. 12: 1:00pm-4:00pm) – RF and Microwave Modeling

San Jose, CA (Sept. 26: 1:30pm-4:30pm) – Introduction to COMSOL Multiphysics

All of the workshops offered include a hands-on training session, so please *bring a laptop* if you would like to participate.

Workshops are free of charge. However, seating is limited so advanced registration is recommended. If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact me at 650-324-9935 or by email.

Best Regards,

Jan Wang COMSOL, Inc. 744 Cowper St. Palo Alto, CA 94301 650-324-9935
jan, over at comsol.com

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Northern California Bay Area Biotechnology Center workshops this Fall

September 7, 2012

The new fall training schedule is now available. These workshops are designed for employees of the life sciences industry and are taught by recognized consultants and faculty in state-of-the-art facilities. Workshops have a registration fee and participants can register on line in advance.

We are offering:

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