CASPA eLetter: No. 157, February 28, 2019
Feb 28, 2019

President's Words

Dear Members,

CASPA just held a press conference on Wednesday to promote our Spring Symposium - AI of things.

Market research predicted that there would be 55 billion IoT devices deployed by 2025. It is equivalent to more than 6 devices per person on earth. By 2022, there will be more than 80% enterprise IoT projects that will include an AI components, comparing to merely 10% today.

CASPA is deligated to inform our members about the semiconductor industry’s mega trend. In this AIoT symposium, we invite industry experts and academic researchers to give us their insights on Saturday, March 9, at Sandisk/WDC Auditorium. The seating capacity is reaching its maximum so please register soon before we close the registration early.

The following is the list of events through the end of April. Please mark your calendar.

1. 3/09/2019 Saturday: Spring Symposium
2. 3/13/2019 Wednesday: Financial Seminar I: Tax Preparation
3. 3/30/2019 Saturday: Education Day
4. 4/24/2019 Wednesday: Financial Seminar II: Real Estate in Silicon Valley

Also, for those who want to participate in board election and high-school junior scholarships, please make sure to join CASPA as individual member before April 12 to be eligible. 

We are looking forward to meeting you.

Best Regards,

Danny Hua
President and Chairman, CASPA

CASPA Events

CASPA 2019 Spring Symposium



Date: Saturday, March. 9, 2019 
Time: 12:00pm – 5:00pm 
Venue: WDC SanDisk Auditorium, 951 SanDisk Drive, Milpitas, CA 95035 
Attire: Business casual 
Topic: AIoT, AI of Things.

Agenda:
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm   Registration & Networking 
1:00   pm – 1:10 pm   Welcome from CASPA chairman
1:10   pm – 1:40 pm   Hua Xue, VP, PSWE, Intel PSG
1:40   pm – 2:10 pm   Jinyang Zhang, CEO, MoorElite 
2:10   pm – 2:40 pm   Steven Woo, Fellow and Distinguished Inventor, Rambus
2:40   pm – 2:50 pm   Break
2:50   pm – 3:20 pm   Priyanka Raina, Assistant Professor of EE Dept., Stanford University
3:20   pm – 3:50 pm   Sumit Gupta, VP, AI Machine Learning and HPC, IBM
3:50   pm – 4:50 pm   Panel Session : Application of AIoT
                    David Dutton, CEO, Silvaco (Moderator)
                    Jun Zou, CTO, SunseaAIOT 
                    Yuan Li, Director of Applied AI Lab, Horizon
                    Harry Chan, Founder & CEO, eTopus Technology Inc.
4:45 pm – 5:00pm   Closing Remark 

Online registration: CASPA 2019 Spring Symposium 

CASPA Financial Seminar I: Tax preparation and updates for 2018; Estate planning with trusts


Date: Wednesday, March. 13, 2019 
Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm 
Venue: ITRI International Inc., 2870 Zanker Rd #140, San Jose, CA 95134

Speakers: Michael Yu, the founder of Michael Yu CPA, Inc.
Kenneth Yu, a junior partner of Michael Yu CPA, Inc.
Joe Kuo, Divisional Vice President, AIG Financial Network | AIG Financial Distributors

Agenda:
6:30 — 6:45 pm Food and Networking
6:45 — 8:30 pm Seminar speeches
8:30 — 9:00 pm Questions and networking 

Online registration: CASPA Financial Seminar I: Tax preparation and updates for 2018; Estate planning with trusts 

CASPA Taiwan/HsinChu Chapter: Israel’s hi-tech innovation experience & Taiwan’s opportunities


Date: Wednesday, March. 27, 2019 
Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm 
Venue: HsinChu, Taiwan

Online registration: CASPA Taiwan/HsinChu Chapter: Israel’s hi-tech innovation experience & Taiwan’s opportunities 

CASPA Financial Seminar II: Real Estate in Silicon Valley


Date: Wednesday, April. 24, 2019 
Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm 
Venue: ITRI International Inc., 2870 Zanker Rd #140, San Jose, CA 95134

Topic 1: Tax-Efficient Real Estate Transfers, Propositions 
Speakers: Jochen Faas and Yvonne Yao, Masterlife Financial Group

Topic 2: Buy and Sell Real Estate in Silicon Valley
Speakers: KAIYU REN, Keller Williams Realty


Online registration: CASPA Financial Seminar II: Real Estate in Silicon Valley 

Alliance Events

Time: 3/2/2019 1:30pm-17:00pm (Sat.)

Venue: Seagate Technology (East Lobby) 47488 Kato Road Fremont, CA 94538

Time: 3/6/2019 18:30pm-21:00pm (Wed.)

Venue: ITRT Internation - 2870 Zanker Road #140, San Jose, CA, 95134

Time: 3/17/2019 (Sun.)

Time: 4/5/2019 (Fri.)

Venue: Biltmore Hotel and Conference Center, San Jose CA

CASPA Job Alert

Summary of Past CASPA Major Events

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


Sincerely,

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