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Nov. 17, 2011 SVEC Open House

On Thursday, November 17, 2011, in San Jose at the SEMI Global Headquarters, the Silicon Valley Engineering Council (SVEC) held its Annual Open House Event In Santa Clara . SVEC president Laura Fechete spoke about SVEC Educational Outreach Programs, Keeper of Flame Award and the next Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame Inductees. These will be awarded on Friday, February 24, 2012 during the Engineers Week Banquet at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose.

Robert Berry, winner of the 2009 SVEC Hall of Fame, gave the keynote address “Uncertain Future… Your Career.”

Laura Fechete attended this event.

Roger Stonier Sr. and Keyhan Sinai attended this event.

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Sep. 21, 2011 SVEC Council Meeting

On Wednesday, September 21, 2011 in Sunnyvale at Cogswell Polytechnical College, the SVEC Council held its first planning meeting with President Laura Fechete. They announced that the  SVEC Open House will be held on November 17, 2011 and the E-week Banquet for the Hall of Fame will be on February 24, 2011.

Elise Engelhardt presented “Promoting Your Organization’s  Event Using Google Calendar.” Lynn Guest presented “ Discover E” a program for engineers who encourage students to pursue education and careers in engineering. Jerry Pohorsky talked about the 39th Annual Electric Car Rally on September 24, 2011 at Palo Alto High School.

Among the volunteers were Ed Aoki of CPMT, Jonathan Cook of SME, Elise Engelhardt of ASME, Lynn Guest of IBM, Danny Hahn of INCOSE, Veena Jain of SCVSEFA, Jack Jew of SAMPE, Edward Kaminski of ASME, Bhashak Mantha of IEEE EDS, Nick Masseti of IEEE NANO, Phil Ogaz of SME, Jerry Pohorsky of EAASV, Ken Saito of SAMPE, Manesh Shah of AIChE, Chris Stahl of ASME, John Swan of IEEE CS, Sean Tobin of AIChE, Kris Verma of NANO, Michael Wright of SBAY.


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