CASPA eLetter, Issue No. 2, January 30, 2011

Feb 04, 2011

CASPA eLetter
Issue No. 2
January 30, 2011
In This Issue

Upcoming CASPA Events

CASPA Corporate Sponsor News
Corporate Sponsor Job Openings
Alliance News

Upcoming CASPA Events

CASPA February 2011 Evening Seminar

Financial and Career Development Workshop

Theme:      Personal Success


Date/Time: February 23, 2011 (Wednesday), 6:30pm-9:00pm
Venue:      Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
                650 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1050
Format:     English
Cost:         Free 
Feature speakers : Deloitte

CASPA 2011 SEMICON China Delegation


On behalf of Chinese American Semiconductor Professional Association (CASPA), we cordially invite you to join CASPA 2011 Spring Business Delegation to the Greater Shanghai China regions from March 12-20, 2011.  The delegation will attend 2011 SEMICON China from March 15-17, 2011, "IC Design to Manufacturing" symposium co-organized by Semi and CASPA, and "Zhangjiang High Tech Forum" to be organized jointly by CASPA, Shanghai IC Association and Zhangjiang Hi Tech Park, in Shanghai Pudong on March 17-18, 2011.   The delegation will also tour Zhangjiang Innopark and science parks in Kunshan and Hangzhou Xiaoshan, combining business with pleasant sightseeing to the "Heavenly City" of Hangzhou.
SEMICON China 2011 provides the best opportunity to promote your company in the most dynamic and growing market of semiconductor.  No other events in China reach more customers and partners across the microelectronics industries in China than this one.  SEMICON China events include Grand opening keynote by high-profile government and industry leaders; World class technical conference; Industry Gala Dinner; Theme Programs; Executive Forum; Golf Tournament; and Educational Programs. For more info, please visit SEMI and CASPA websites:; CASPA SEMICON China Delegation web page.

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, CASPA was founded in 1991 as a non-profit organization run by volunteers. It has 9 chapters worldwide and has over 4000 individual members. Our corporate members includes many industry leaders, such as AMD, ASE, Cadence, China Electronics Corporation, Deloitte, HKSTP, HuaHong,  Intel, Nvidia, Qualcomm, SMIC, Synopsis, TSMC,  Walden International, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati,  etc. Over the past 20 years, CASPA's influence has expanded beyond the U.S. to the Greater Asia Pacific Circle including China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore.  For more information about CASPA, please visit our website:
As a member of CASPA business delegation, you will enjoy the following benefits:
·    Attend Semicon-China Gala, network with business leaders in the semiconductor industry;
·    Discount for exhibit booth; 
·    Free Educational Poster Display to promote company branding;
·    Tour Zhangjiang Innopark and Science Parks in Kunsan and Hangzhou Xiaoshan;
·    Sightseeing trip to the "Heavenly City" of Hangzhou.

Special meetings with policy makers can also be pre-arranged if your company has a strategic interest in setting up business operations in China.  For detail information, please contact Dr. Sean Yan, the delegation lead ( Please also download the program and Itinerary in the attachments for your review, and complete the registration form to sign up as a delegation member.

We hope you will accept our invitation and join us in this high value business trip to Shanghai.
Dongmin Chen                  Sean X. Yan
President & Chairman        Board Director/Head, International Delegation
CASPA                             CASPA

CASPA Corporate Sponsor News

AMDStratford for eLetter

Warm Welcome to AMD as CASPA's New Diamond Sponsor and to Stratford Managers Corporation as CASPA's New Silver Sponsor.


Contact SingaporeWelcome Session

Contact Singapore, a department of the Singapore government that facilitates the interests of global talent keen to work, invest, do business and live in Singapore, is hosting its next Welcome Session for individuals who are relocating to Singapore or seriously considering a move to the country. 

The free session provide important information, including practical know-how and tips on accommodation, education, transport, opportunities for spouses, etc.  It will be conducted by Ms. Chew Wee Ng, North America Area Director for Contact Singapore.

Because there is limited capacity, individuals are asked to register by emailing  


Date and Time: Saturday, February 19, 2011, 11:00 - 13:00

Venue: Contact Singapore's offices (opposite Sofitel)
            250A Twin Dolphin Drive
            Redwood City, CA 95065 


Contact Singapore is a proud Platinum Sponsor of CASPA. 



   HSBC   Winter Offer

HSBC Premier & Global Banking 2011 Winter Offer - January 10 through March 4 (for new-to-bank Premier clients)


The Premier checking account must be opened and funded between January 10 and March 4, with a minimum initial deposit of $50,000 in new money. New Premier accounts opened, qualifying for Tier 1, will have until April 1 to deposit additional new money in order to upgrade to Tier 2. Gifts must be redeemed by May 31, 2011.


Tier 1:  $50,000 - $99,999 in new money, choose from:

iPod Touch


(Music, movies, TV shows and games are delivered on the highest resolution iPod screen ever.)

$200 Amazon? Gift Card

 ( Gift Cards are the perfect way for you to get exactly what you're hoping for.)

Tier 2:  $100,000 or more in new money, choose from:


$500 Apple? Gift Card

(This is the easiest way for you to get almost anything Apple.) 

$500 Gift Card   (

Recipients can choose from millions of items across all categories.)


Premier Banking Benefits:    


- local plus international banking - no-cost money transfers* between HSBC accounts in different countries (e.g.: HSBC China & HSBC US)

- full range of investment banking & wealth management solutions in the US or all over the world.

- discounted pricing on mortgages and home equity loans.

- no non-sufficient funds or overdrawn account fees*

- comprehensive global banking - access your accounts globally & locally

- currency services with no fees or commissions.

- Emergency financial services and access to branch bankers at 10,000 HSBC locations in 85 countries.

- preferred rates on money market, savings and CD products.

- Premier WorldMasterCard - low interest rates, no annual fees and no foreign transaction fees.

- Phone assistance - dedicated 24/7 customer service line to call from (anywhere in the world).

- Dedicated Premier relationship manager to contact and service all your financial needs.


Weblink: hsbcpremier/prom/


Corporate Banking Benefits:    


- Accounts with no maintenance fees, no min balances & TEN FREE WIRE TRANSFERS (monthly)

- Commercial Line of Credit or Term Loan Facilities (competitive rates, smooth undewriting process)      

- HSBCNet: to link together for free transfers & balance viewing / reconciling between your international bank accounts (once HSBC accounts have been opened for your international offices)

- Trade Products & Services: facilitate letters of credit & secured debt facilities with HSBC's access to 2500+ corresponding banks worldwide.

- Business Credit Products: credit cards, working lines of credit, debit cards etc

- Merchant services: for acceptance of credit card receipts from your vendors/suppliers.

- Commercial & Business Property Financing


Website: business


Please use the contact info below to discuss this great offer in person with you. 


Matt Cherian 

Vice President - Branch Manager

HSBC Bank - San Jose Saratoga

Ph# 408-393-1081


HSBC is a proud Diamond Sponsor of CASPA.

Corporate Sponsor Job Openings
CASPA corporate sponsors have the following new job openings.  Please click on each one to view or visit Corporate Jobs at CASPA website.

1.  HWA (HW architecture) Concept Engineer                          URGENT !
2.  HWA (HW architecture) Concept Engineering Manager        URGENT !
3.  MOD (Modem) L1P Concept Engineer for TD-SCDMA          URGENT !
4.  MOD(Modem)Concept Engineer,FW Arch.TD-SCDMA/TD-LTE URGENT!
5.  MOD (Modem) Concept Engineer for DSP FW Architect 2G   URGENT !
6.  Platform Concept Engineer                                               URGENT !
7.  Platform Concept Engineer (Feature Req. Management)      URGENT !
8.  Digital Design and Verification Engineer
9.  Design for Test (DFT) Engineer
10. Application Engineer for 3G Firmware of Cellular Devices
11. Component Verification Engineer
12. Logic Physical Synthesis Engineer
13. Director, Software
14. Director of Physical Design and CAD
15. GPU Firmware Development Engineer (MTS)
16. Graphics Board Design Engineer
17. Fusion Application Engineering Director

Alliance News


Monte Jade 2011 Chancellor Tien Forum in February: "The Second Cycle"


Mr. Gary Wang

Co-founder & CEO of CareMax Capital

Topic: The Second Cycle

Date/Time: February 10 (Thursday), 2011 6:30-8:30pm

Place: ITRI International, 2870 Zanker Rd., Suite 140, San Jose, CA 95134

Fee: Member & student $5, Non-member $10, extra $5 for site registration


Speech is delivered in Chinese. Tea, coffee, water and snacks provided.

Please visit for more info.


Chinese Institute of Engineers/USA San Francisco Bay Area Chapter (CIE/USA) cordially invite you to attend:

32nd CIE/USA-SF Annual Conference/Banquet 


Date:  February 12, 2011 (Saturday)

Venue:  DoubleTree Hotel, 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, CA


1:00 p.m.  Registration (Ground Level Poolside Foyer)

1:45 p.m.  Opening Ceremony

2:00 p.m.  Concurrent Sessions (Free admission)

                    Session I: Emerging Technologies

                    Session II: Business & Laws


                    Session III: Humanities and Social Sciences

5:00 p.m.  Evening Program Registration(2nd Level Gateway Foyer)

6:30 p.m.  Dinner Banquet  

                (Dinner ticket $50/person. Pre-Registration required)           

7:00 p.m.  CIE/USA-SF General Business and Announcements

7:30 p.m.  CIE/USA-SF Technology and Humanity Award                   

7:45 p.m.  Keynote Speech               

8:30 p.m.  Student Scholastic and Special Achievement Awards

8:45 p.m.  Entertainment

9:30 p.m.  Closing

Wen C. Wang, Ph.D., P.E.
President, CIE/USA-SF


Joe Tai, Ph.D., J.D.
Annual Conference Chair

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


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