An Update on COVID-19 Pandemic Status and Prognosis

Organized by IEEE CS Geographic Activities Committee (GAC) new global program:
All our IEEE CS chapter members are invited to attend.

The Webinar on COVID-19

The first premier talk is brought to us by the Boston Chapter and is presented by Dr. Yaneer Bar-Yam who has been leading epidemiological studies on the progress of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Topic: An Update on COVID-19 Pandemic Status and Prognosis

Speaker: Dr. Yaneer Bar-Yam, founder of the New England Complex Systems Institute (NECSI).

Date: Thursday April 16

Time: 7pm in Boston and New York, USA (EDT) / 11pm GMT (12am London, UK) / 9am (April 17) in Sydney, Australia / 4:30am (April 17) Delhi, India

Register at: https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/2267251/AB687DDE565303E51DEB9DB0389236C4

Abstract: Dr. Yaneer Bar-Yam will provide an update on the current COVID-19 pandemic and describe some of the epidemiological studies, analyses and modeling of the dynamics of the pandemic and relevant social interventions which are used to predict/anticipate its course and advise all levels of government, communities, corporations and individuals.

Bio:  Dr. Yaneer Bar-Yam is the founder and head of the New England Complex Systems Institute (NECSI). He has been leading epidemiological studies of the progress of the pandemic (see https://necsi.edu/corona-virus-pandemic) and helped found https://www.endcoronavirusorg, a collection of volunteers that share information about the pandemic and collaborate to find solutions. Dr. Yaneer Bar-Yam received his SB and PhD in physics from MIT in 1978 and 1984 respectively. Since the late 1980s he has contributed to founding the field of complex systems science, introducing fundamental mathematical rigor, real world application, and educational programs for new concepts and insights of this field. In developing new mathematical methods and in their application, he has published on a wide range of scientific and real-world problems ranging from cell biology to the global financial crisis.

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Thrive as a Manager: The Unwritten Rules of Technical Management Symposium

Thrive as a Manager: The Unwritten Rules of Technical Management Symposium

Due to COVID-19 This event is postponed to a later TBD date

IEEE Computer Society (CS) chapter of Silicon Valley is sponsoring this event for the benefits of all its members. Our IEEE CS chapter members have a special discount code, for a $20.00 less then IEEE members ticket price. The discount code will be provided to you in our eNotes and email. 

The event is organized by:
IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society SCV/SF/OEB Joint Chapter

https://youtu.be/QG3LCDKsy4Y

IEEE SCV Technical Co-sponsors:
Computer Society https://computer.ieeesiliconvalley.org/

Other Technical Co-sponsors:
Silicon Valley Engineering Council svec.org

Corporate Sponsor:
International Technological University

Speaker #1: Kimberly Wiefling, Founding Member at Silicon Valley Alliances (SVA)
Topic #1: Strengthening Organizational Culture”
Speaker #2: Moshe Gotesman, mosgot Consulting
Topic #2: Lead Your Team, Because Project Management is Leadership
Speaker #3: Gale Stafford
Topic #3: Coaching Fantastic Teams
Speaker #4: Josh Goldberg, Former VP R&D and IP at Zume Pizza
Topic #4: Creating a Robot Master Pizza Maker
Speaker #5: Tom Pavelko, Former Special Programs Manager at Lockheed/Martin
Topic #5 Basis for the Leadership Paradigm to be The Best
Speaker #6: Mark Quinn, Head of Software Engineering at Waymo
Topic #6: Five Mistakes Most New Managers Make and How to Avoid Them

Location: International Technological University, 2711 N 1st St., San Jose, CA 95134

                                                   (Register here)

PROGRAM:
8:00AM Registration, Continental Breakfast & Networking
9:00AM “It’s in Our DNA – Strengthening Organizational Culture” – Kimberly Wiefling, Founding Member at Silicon Valley Alliances (SVA)
9:30AM “Lead Your Team, Because Project Management is Leadership” – Moshe Gotesman, mosgot Consulting
10:30AM Coffee/Tea Break
11:00AM“Coaching Fantastic Teams” – Gale Stafford
12:00N Networking Session (Mini Show)
12:30 Lunch (Speaker: TBD)
1:30PM “Creating a Robot Master Pizza Maker” – Josh Goldberg, Former VP R&D and IP at Zume Pizza
2:30PM “Basis for the Leadership Paradigm to be The Best” – Tom Pavelko, Former Special Programs Manager at Lockheed/Martin
3:30PM Break
4:00PM “Five Mistakes Most New Managers Make and How to Avoid Them” – Mark Quinn, Head of Software Engineering at Waymo
5:00 PM: Networking / Adjourn

Abstract:
Thrive as a Manager: The Unwritten Rules of Technical Management
This symposium focuses on industry lessons “from the trenches” and practical actionable advice. You learn the latest trends and technology that prepare you to manage technical teams, and network with peers who can share insights and solutions that will also help you cope with disruptions.

The Silicon Valley Chapter of the IEEE TEMS has a special interest in supporting the needs of industry. The audience for these programs are both, new & experienced technology and engineering managers (or project managers), technologists moving to become managers, and persons wanting to learn more about how technical management works.

Join us to learn from speakers from Silicon Valley’s finest technology companies. Our program will focus on the challenges of developing your team while managing the forefront of technology with actionable advice.

Have questions about Thrive as a Manager: The Unwritten Rules of Technical Management? Contact IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society SCV/SF/OEB Joint Chapter

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