Upcoming Events:



Date & Time: November 30, 2021 - Tuesday 04:30 PM - 05:45 PM PST (Live Virtual Meeting).

Panel Speakers:

1) Eric Lind, Vice President Commercial Operations and Business Development at Ultralife Corporation
2) Michael Rosenberg ,CEO at Prieto Battery

Giveaways:

Attendees will receive Free Software. They can choose one of the several modules of software offered by SolSemUSA Inc.

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Date & Time: Oct 28, 2021 - Thursday 04:30 PM - 05:45 PM PST (Live Virtual Meeting).

Panel Speakers:

Bhairav Mehta, Principal Data Scientist Manager at Microsoft & Apple
Ben Wrightsman, President & CEO at Battery Innovation Center
Reed Shick, Ph.D., Sr. Director of External Technology at Advanced Battery Concepts

Giveaways:

Attendees will receive Free Software. They can choose one of the several modules of software offered by SolSemUSA Inc.

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Free Live Virtual Training Class



Course Description:
Product development activities consist of many stages right from gathering the market requirements, cost analysis, engineering design, pilot testing, design validation, reliability testing, volume manufacturing, etc. Managing all these activities is typically termed as Product Lifecycle Management (PLM).

In this training class, PLM process including a commonly used stage-gate review will be discussed. A software solution will be demonstrated to show the PLM process from begin to end.

Benefits:
Increase your expertise in using principles of root cause analysis, continuous improvement, including various problem-solving methodologies and tools.

Date & Time:
Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm PST.

Venue:
Online - Live Virtual Training Class

Who Should Attend:
Product Development, Engineering, Manufacturing and Quality professionals

Instructor:
Dr. Ramesh Konda has MS (Industrial Engineering), MBA, and Ph.D. (Computer Information Systems). He has over 25 years of working experience in different areas such as quality, manufacturing, business operations, project management, etc. Dr. Konda's research interests include statistical modeling, six sigma, manufacturing processes, operations management, and quality assurance. Dr. Konda is a Fellow of American Society for Quality (ASQ). Also, he is a certified quality engineer (CQE) and certified quality auditor (CQA) from the ASQ.

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With shortage of semiconductor manufacturing currently, learn the Semiconductor Industry - "The Glory Days" and the Future Trends

Industry: Semiconductor Industry

Date & Time: April 28, 2021 04:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada).

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Keynote Speakers:
Jodi Shelton, Co-Founder & CEO, Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA)

Jodi Shelton oversees the direction and activities of GSA to address key semiconductor industry issues. She will speak about the global acceleration of digitization that has led to growing demand, the supply pinch, geopolitical tension, and a spotlight on semiconductors. Current expectations and possible solutions will be discussed.

Giveaways:

Attendees will receive Free Software. They can choose one of the several modules of software offered by SolSemUSA Inc.

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SVSMF supports all women and supports their chosen path to success. Kudos to all women on their achievements in professional, cultural, economic, political, and social areas.

Industry:Medical Device Industry

Date & Time: Mar 31, 2021 04:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada).

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Panel Speakers:
1) Lisa Orlandi, VP of Worldwide Sales, AIStorm Inc.
2) Karen Hicks,Senior Director of Automative Processing and R&D Quality,
NXP Semiconductors Inc
3)Jessica Campbell, Staff Mixed-Signal Validation Engineer, Ambiq Micro Inc.
4)Marshnil Dave, Mixed Signal Design Engineer, Lion Semiconductor Inc.

Moderator:
Devi Boda, Project Manager, Applied StemCell.

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SVSMF supports all women and supports their chosen path to success. Kudos to all women on their achievements in professional, cultural, economic, political, and social areas.

Industry:Medical Device Industry

Date & Time: Mar 24, 2021 04:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada).

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Panel Speakers:
1) Prathima Kapa, President, E-FAB, Inc.
2) Dawn Bertman,Executive VP, Simcona Electronics
3) Corinne Ong, President / CEO, Texmate Inc.
4) Lizyle Machado, Sr.Industrial Engineer, Grote Industries.

Keynote Speaker:
Cindy Lewis, CEO/Chairperson , AirBorn,Inc.

Moderator:
Devi Boda, Project Manager, Applied StemCell.

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SVSMF supports all women and supports their chosen path to success. Kudos to all women on their achievements in professional, cultural, economic, political, and social areas.

Industry:Medical Device Industry

Date & Time: Mar 17, 2021 04:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada).

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Panel Speakers:
1) Mary PascualGallup, CEO at Hantel Technologies.
2) Cynthia Hitchcock, SVP Quality & Compliance, PrinterPrezz Inc.
3) Dr. Vijaya Krishnamoorthy, Director, Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Analytics, Moximed Inc.
4) Raechel (Tejidor) Lapel, Manager of Clinical Operations, Toolbox Medical Innovations 5) Nandita Bhatnagar, VP of Clinical & Technical Affairs at CoaguSense

Keynote Speakers:
Kulwant Sandhu, Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain at Outset Medical

Moderator:
Devi Boda, Project Manager, Applied StemCell.

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SVSMF supports all women and supports their chosen path to success. Kudos to all women on their achievements in professional, cultural, economic, political, and social areas.

Date & Time: Mar 10, 2021 04:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada).

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Panel Speakers:
1) Cadance Harris, Director of Manufacturing, TSI Semiconductors
2) Sarah Bloch, Director of Cust. Supply Chain, FM Industriess
3) Mina Doshi, President, INTA Technologies
4) Dawn Armfield, Chief Operating Officer, American Tent
5) Zahra Karami, SMTS, GlobalFoundries Inc.

Keynote Speakers:
Myra Nawabi, Director of Engineering and Ops., PLX Inc.

Moderator:
Devi Boda, Project Manager, Applied StemCell.

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Free Live Virtual Training Class



Course Description:
Using comprehensive methodologies and tools in performing Root Cause Analysis are the key to successful issue resolution and increased customer satisfaction. Additionally, systematic capture and use of lessons learnt will become invaluable assets to companies.

In this training, popularly known industry standard methodologies such as 8D, CAPA, DMAIC and 5 Whys will be discussed. Sample use cases and Software tools will be discussed.

Benefits:
Increase your expertise in using principles of root cause analysis, continuous improvement, including various problem-solving methodologies and lesson learnt.

Date & Time:
November 18, 2021 - Thursday 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm PST.

Venue:
Online - Live Virtual Training Class

Who Should Attend:
Product Development, Engineering, Manufacturing, Process Control, and Quality Assurance professionals

Instructor:
Dr. Ramesh Konda has MS (Industrial Engineering), MBA, and Ph.D. (Computer Information Systems). He has over 25 years of working experience in different areas such as quality, manufacturing, business operations, project management, knowledge management, etc. Dr. Konda's research interests include statistical modeling, six sigma, manufacturing processes, operations management, and quality assurance. Dr. Konda is a Fellow of American Society for Quality (ASQ). Also, he is a certified quality engineer (CQE) and certified quality auditor (CQA) from the ASQ.

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Sponsors Of The Month:


SolSemUSA Inc.
SolSemUSA is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, USA, with an office in India. SolSemUSA is a leader in providing Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) software to achieve paperless and digital transformation of any manufacturing operations. Additionally SolSemUSA specializes in solutioning and delivering Software Development related work/projects. Please visit www.SolSemUSA.com for additional information.




Vision:

Silicon Valley Small Manufacturers Forum (SVSMF) brings together the executives, thought leaders, and innovators from small and medium size manufacturing companies for a regular collaborative efforts and networking to discuss the latest Industry trends, challenges, and business opportunities.


How Do We Do It?

As a forum, we will have monthly meet-ups at different locations throughout the Bay Area. We will reserve time for networking, light dinner, and a panel talk and/or brainstorming on emerging topics related to manufacturing business. Goal is to have an interactive roundtable discussion, case study presentation, panel, or one-on-one Q&A.Through these activities, you'll have the chance to get solutions you may be looking for and niche learning opportunities through networking.


Why we are Unique:

The Networking: This SVSM Forum is focused on providing you with social and business interactive networking among the leaders from manufacturing industry. You will expand your connections with the thought leaders and likeminded-people that will help your company and develop your business.

The Topics of Discussion: Silicon Valley Small Manufacturers Forum (SVSMF) team will come up with the topics of interest to the local businesses keeping the growth and ROI as the main focus. Our goal is to ensure that the topics of discussion reflects the latest trends and emerging topics in the industry.


The Venue?

Our meetings venues are casual and friendly. We pick venues at different locations throughout the Bay Area on a rotational basis to accommodate involvement of the majority of the audience.