TEMS Workshop – “Thrive as a Manager: The Unwritten Rules of Technical Management”

IEEE TEMS Santa Clara Valley, San Francisco, Oakland East Bay Joint Chapter

Event Postponed

With the growing health concerns about the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the advisories from Federal and local government agencies regarding public gatherings, we have decided to postpone this event to a later date.

We want to thank our speakers, our volunteers, and all those who signed up. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. We will reschedule this event. Hope to see you there.

If you have already paid for your ticket, a full refund will be issued shortly.

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With a keen interest in supporting the needs of industry, the IEEE TEMS Silicon Valley Chapter is offering this workshop for new and emerging technical managers and the managers who will help develop them into the best managers they can be.

This workshop focuses on industry lessons “from the trenches” and practical actionable advice. You learn the latest trends and technology that prepare you to manage technical teams, and network with peers who can share insights and solutions for you to cope with disruptions.

Join us to learn from speakers from some of Silicon Valley’s finest technology companies. Our program will focus on the challenges of developing your team while managing at the forefront of technology.

Full-day Workshop for Technology Managers, Emerging Technology Managers, and those interested in High Tech Management.
Location: International Technological University (ITU), 2711 North 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95134.
Date: March 20, 2020.
Registration Fee: Ranges from $75 to $125 (early bird)
Early Bird Ends: March 13, 2020.
Co-Sponsors: IEEE Computer Society, Silicon Valley Engineering Council.

Preliminary Schedule:
8:00 AM: Continental Breakfast & Networking
8:30 AM: “Empowering People and Teams” – Mark Quinn, Head of Software Quality Operations at Waymo LLC.
9:30 AM: “Lead Your Team, Because Management is Leadership” – Moshe Gotesman, Mosgot Consulting
10:30 AM: Coffee/Tea Break
11:00 AM: “Coaching Fantastic Teams” – Gale Stafford, LEAP Improvement System Manager at San Mateo County
12 noon: Networking Session – Mini Show
12:30 PM: Lunch (Luncheon Speaker: TBD)
1:30 PM: “It’s in Our DNA – Strengthening Organizational Culture” – Kimberly Wiefling, President, Wiefling Consulting
2:30 PM: “Basis for the Leadership Paradigm to be The Best” – Tom Pavelko, Former Special Programs Manager at Lockheed Martin Corp.
3:30 PM: Afternoon Break
4:00 PM: “Creating a Robot Master Pizza Maker” – Josh Goldberg, VP R&D at Zume Inc.
5:00 PM: Networking / Adjourn