Nov. 13, 2007 SVEC Open House

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The Silicon Valley Engineering Council is a fascinating cross-section of technical experts from all over the world. It is one of the few places where you can meet people trying to develop water filters for Africa and robots for your house. You can meet them in person at their big Open House next week:

The SVEC wants to welcome you to our complementary Annual Open House event! All are welcome though seats are limited. Sign up early!

You are cordially invited to the Silicon Valley Engineering Council Annual Open House – Tuesday, November 13, 2007, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Join us at SEMI (3081 Zanker Road, San Jose) for a complimentary light buffet and an evening of exciting information and engineering camaraderie. Colleagues, friends and spouses are invited to enjoy the festivities.

This event will be combined with an optional Technology/Engineering Education Forum from 3:45pm – 5:30pm (separate signup – RSVP to Rendee Dore’ 408-748-0927 – see

Education Forum 3:45pm – 5:30pm.
Welcome Reception: 6:00pm-7:00pm
SVEC Presentations: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Welcoming Remarks and Acknowledgements:
Elise Engelhardt, President, Silicon Valley Engineering Council
• Experience SVEC Educational Outreach Programs
– Discover “E” (Engineering)
– Tech Academy Summer Program
– Call for Nominations for Scholarships
• Announcement of 2008 Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame Inductees
• Prepare for National Engineers Week 2008,
– announce SVEC Engineers Week Banquet — Friday, February 28, 2008 at Marriott Hotel, Santa Clara
– Join other societies in promoting Engineers Week activities

If you have not preregistered online, you will have to fill out a form at the door though attendance is limited so please sign up online to make sure you get a spot.
For any questions contact Elise Engelhardt at or 408-360-0669
For more information on the Silicon Valley Engineering Council see