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SME's Silicon Valley Chapter 98 is a non-profit organization advancing manufacturing, education, and technical knowledge to build the foundation for increased product development, manufacturing, and work force development in the San Francisco Bay Area.  We specialize in  plant tours, technical events, and student outreach. 

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  • Grow with education programs designed to help advance your career.
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UPCOMING EVENTS 


Industrial Job Fair at Los Medanos College
2700 East Leland Road
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
9am-12pm
RSVP to Tara Sanders by April 17
tsanders@losmedanos.edu
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
SMP Tech, Inc. and Advanced Machining Techniques (AMT) - Tour, Presentation and light dinner
To attend AMT, you must be US citizen to go through the machine shop)
220 Vineyard Court, Suite 100
Morgan Hill, CA
6:30-8:30 pm
Registration Link

Thursday, May 22, 2014
2014 SME Silicon Valley 9th Annual Conference, Santa Clara Convention Center
3D Printing and Robotics: Design and Make the Future
Registration Link

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
5:30 - 9:00
Harry's Hofbrau
Dinner & Speaker
Michael Keer, Product Realization Group


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CHAPTER OFFICERS

Chapter Chair
Cynthia Cook

Chair-Elect
Janet Ozasa

Secretary
Joe Katzman

Treasurer
Phil Ogaz

Webmaster/Digital Communications
Cynthia Cook

Director of Student Chapters
Phil Ogaz

Student Chapter Liaison
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Conference & Event Director
Joanne Moody

Tour Director
Kyle MacLeod

SVEC Representative & Director
Guy Dellavecchia




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RECENT BLOGS

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    There is a common misconception that manufacturing is not rapid and that a new additive technology is set to replace existing...

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Vision

Our vision is to support the Bay Area in increasing an environment for growth and job creation.

Mission

Our mission is to acquire and provide knowledge and connections for leading edge product development, manufacturing, student outreach, and work force development in the community.

Past Chairs/Advisors

Joanne Moody
Jonathan Cook
Seth Bates
Mark Brinkerhoff
Keith Krook
Barbara Roberts

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