CASPA eLetter, Issue No. 3, February 15, 2011

Feb 15, 2011

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CASPA eLetter
Issue No. 3
February 15, 2011
 
In This Issue
CASPA News & Upcoming Events 
CASPA Corporate Sponsor News  
Corporate Sponsor Job Openings
Alliance News 

CASPA News & Upcoming Events

 

 Anni Heading

Date:                  February 19, 2011 (Saturday)

Time                   9:30am-12:30pm

Venue:               Intel Head Quarter SC12 Auditorium

              3600 Juliette Ln., Santa Clara, CA 95054

Agenda:             09:30 am -10:20 am     Registration & Networking

                              10:20 am -10:30 am     Welcome to Chairman Liu

              10:30 am -12:00 pm     Chairman Liu's speech

              12:00 pm -12:30 pm     Q&A

Format:              Language in Chinese ; Open to general public

RSVP:                  Register online by Clicking CASPA 20th Anniversary Special Forum Registration 

Admission:       Free with PRE-registration. Since seats are limited, only those who have pre-registered are admitted to this event.

Please click CASPA Special Event to see flier for additional information.

 



CASPA February 2011 Evening Seminar

Theme: Personal Financial Planning Matters the Most

 

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.  Online RSVP in advance is required to reserve seats.

RSVP:            Please click CASPA Feb 2011 Seminar for RSVP online.

Agenda:         6:30pm – 7:00pm  Registration & Networking (With Refreshments)

                        7:00pm – 7:15pm  Welcome from CASPA

                        7:15pm – 8:00pm  Today's Mortgage Environment: the basics

                                                       that every homeowner should  know and

                                                       understand

                         8:00pm – 8:45pm Securing your Financial Future – Retirement

                                                       Planning Need to Know                      

                        9:00pm                   Adjourn                       

Personal financial planning is one of the most challenging aspects in today’s economic environment.  The housing market  continues to slump with lingering high unemployment. We don’t save enough while we are living longer.  Social Security is becoming “social un-security” while inflation is slowly diminishing the purchasing power of future retirees, plus expected rising tax rates.  The challenge becomes, how much do I need to save for my retirement years? What are the steps I need to take to secure my financial future? How to leverage today’s low interest rate market and when to refinance my current mortgages?

You are invited to attend this seminar to listen to the two industrial experts from the most reputable financial companies for their best ideas on personal financial planning strategies.  You will learn how to maximize opportunities during our peak working years in today’s economic environment and to lay out sound plans for your retirement years.

Please click CASPA Evening Seminar  to see flier for additional info.

 



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: http://www.semi.org/scchina-en/index.htm; CASPA SEMICON China Delegation web page.

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 (syan@caspa.com). 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

             Contact Singapore

Warm Welcome to Infineon as CASPA's New Platinum Sponsor and to Contact Singapore as CASPA's Platinum Sponsor.


Contact Singapore    Welcome 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 sanfrancisco@contactsingapore.sg  

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

 (Amazon.com 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 amazon.com 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: http://www.us.hsbc.com/1/2/3/ 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: http://www.us.hsbc.com/1/2/3/ 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

Email: matt.x.cherian@us.hsbc.com

*Please read terms, conditions, limitations, restrictions, disclaimers, & declarations of the above offers and services at HSBC websites.

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.

A. Infineon:

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

B.  AMD

1Director, Software
2. 
Director of Physical Design and CAD
3.  GPU Firmware Development Engineer (MTS)
4.  Graphics Board Design Engineer

C.  International SOS
1.  Fusion Application Engineering

Alliance News  

SVCWireless Event Announcement

Event Name:    Entrepreneurship in USA-China mobile space
Date: Feb 15, 2011, 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Location: Silicon Valley Bank, 3005 Tasman Drive, Santa Clara, CA
Click Here For Detail:
Event Information
Event cost: SVCWireless standard members: Free
Non-standard members: $10 with online registration. $15 at the door.
Because there is a limited capacity for this event, we recommend
advanced registration. Click on the link below to register online and
reserve your seat.
Register

Agenda:
6:30PM Registration and networking
7:00PM Speakers and presentations

Linkedin:
http://www.linkedin.com/ groups?mostPopular=&gid= 1805577
Meetup: http://meetup.svcwireless.org
Twitter: http://twitter.com/ svcwireless.org
Email:david.cao@svcwireless.org,david.xu@svcwireless.org
Website:http://www.svcwireless.org

NATEA-SV Event: 2011-02-23

Patent Prosecution - An Inside Look 

Date:            Wednesday, 2/23/2011

Check-in:       7:00 – 7:30 PM
Presentation:  7:30 – 8:30 PM
Q&A:              8:30 – 9:00 PM
Place:             ITRI Conference Room                    
                      2870 Zanker Road, Suite 140, San Jose, CA 95134
Fee: FREE for pre-registered and current NATEA members                    
       $5 for non-members or walk-ins                
RSVP: Tony Su, chiminsu@yahoo.com

URL:http://www.natea.org/sv/events/2011/20110223-Patent-Prosecution.pdf

Light dinner will be prepared for pre-registered attendees. RSVP strongly

suggested for dinner preparation.

 


NTUAA Invitation

"Empire Of Silver" - Movie Screening

Date:    Sunday, 2/27/2011
Time:    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm     
Place:   Quinlan Community Center                 
           10185 North Stelling Road              
           Cupertino, CA 95014

              Place page       Get directions 

RSVP: Registration requested. Pls click:http://silverempire.eventbrite.com/ 


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

Sincerely,


CASPA
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