CASPA eLetter: No. 143, August 1, 2018
Aug 1, 2018

CASPA Events

CASPA 2018 Student Scholarship

CASPA is accepting applications for 2018 Student Scholarship from high school seniors. The deadline for the application is Sept. 16, 2018. The final award recipients will be notified by Sept. 30, 2018 and awards will be presented at the CASPA Annual Conference Dinner Banquet on Saturday Oct. 13, 2018.

Carrying on the tradition of pursuing excellence and community service, the CASPA Student Scholarship is designed to encourage and recognize scholastic and special achievements of the outstanding children of CASPA members. The selection criteria are based on a balanced of academic accomplishments, participation in extracurricular activities, and involvement in community service. Award winners will be invited to attend the 2018 CASPA Annual Banquet to receive the certificate of scholarship and an award check.

All student applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  1. The student applicant must be entering senior year in high school at the time of application.
  2. At least one parent is a CASPA life-time member for 6-months prior to the application.

Please send your application part 1 online, and application part 2 separately to Dr. James Lei, via and, including the following materials before deadline.

  1. A copy of high school transcript and SAT1 score report
  2. An essay in one of the following two categories with no more than 300 words in MS Word doc:
    • Personal Interests, Accomplishments, or Goals
    • Why should I be awarded the CASPA Student Scholarship?
  3. Personal information sheet in MS word doc ( Template in Page 3)
    1. Name of Student Applicant (English & Chinese)
    2. Name of High School
    3. Parents’ names
    4. One photo in passport style (to be published in CASPA Website and Annual Conference Proceedings)
    5. A brief summary of honors and awards received, offices of student organizations held, extracurricular activities, community services involved, volunteer work experiences, etc.

Examples of the above materials from previous award winners can be found in under Scholarship. For more information about CASPA Student Scholarship, please contact Dr. James Lei, Committee Chair of CASPA’s Student Scholarship Award via and

Best regards,

James Lei, Chairman, CASPA Student Scholarship Award Committee

Brandon Wang, Chairman & President, CASPA

2018 CASPA Board of Directors Election Announcement

Dear CASPA members,

Each year, CASPA will elect part of its Board of Directors (BOD) at the annual meeting, according to its By-law. There will be about 10 seats of Directors open to be elected in the upcoming annual conference to be held on Oct. 13, 2018. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for these 10 BOD seats, and run for BOD election during the annual meeting. The candidates with the top 10 number of votes will get the 2-year BOD seats, and serve CASPA in a 2 years term.

To be qualified as a candidate for BOD election, you have to be an active individual member with at least six months of membership before the election date.

CASPA has grown stronger and more influential in the US and in Asia, with your membership and continuing support. The success of CASPA depends solely on the unselfish devotion of volunteer members. One opportunity to make a difference to the community and even enhances your professional career is to become a Director of CASPA BOD. It will be a wonderful and memorable personal experience.

You are encouraged to participate in the election. If you are interested and meet the qualification, please email your application with the following info to Please use the title of "2018 CASPA BOD Election" for your email,

  • Your full name
  • Company name and job title
  • Your “significant experiences and areas of contributions in your profession” with no more than 100 words

    Deadline of submitting your application to 2018 BOD election is Sep.21, 2018. Our “BOD election committee” will verify your qualification and get in touch with you after your submission.

    Best regards,

    CASPA BOD Election Committee

  • CASPA Co-host Events

    New Trends in Storage Industry, What To Expect in 2019 From Industry Vision...

    Time: 18:30-21:00, 08/06/2018
    Venue: ActionSpot, 437 West San Carlos Street, San Jose, CA 95110
    Registration: here


    MICROCHIP, SKHYNIX, CISCO, KAZAN-NETWORKS AND MORE .... are you sure you want to miss the discussion?

    If any of these questions caught your attention, consider attending this event. Our panel consists of Distinguished Engineers who are influencing entire Storage Industry including Data Centers, The event is open to public and you are welcome to attend and speak with SPEAKERS who will be presenting at Flash Memory Summit.

    This event is co-hosted by CASPA and ActionSpot

    Alliance Events

    Time: 18:30 - 21:00, 08/14/2018

    Venue: ITRI International, 2870 Zanker Road, # 140, San Jose

    Time: 18:30 - 21:00, 08/16/2018

    Venue: ITRI International, 2870 Zanker Road, # 140, San Jose

    CASPA Job Alert

    Summary of Past CASPA Major Events

    Following links include presentation materials for previous major CASPA events during the 2016 - 2017 term:

    Thank you for your kind attention and generous support. We look forward to seeing you at CASPA events.


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