Spring 2013 IAB & Research Review - Overview
March 6 - 8


Each March and September, Industrial Members meet with BSAC Faculty and Researchers on the campus of the beautiful and historic University of California, Berkeley, for a three-day conference collectively referred to as the Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting.  Each day of the conference presents different opportunities to learn about and discuss BSAC Research.

Wednesday March 06 (Open Sessions*):

Morning: Open Workshop: The TRILLION Sensor Universe: Manufacturing Challenges

Enablers and Obstacles
New Manufacturing Paradigm: Seamless Rapid Prototyping to Volume Production
Roadmap(s) to and of the Trillion Sensor Manufacturing Universe
Market and Applications Enablers for the Trillion Sensor Universe
High Volume, Cost Sensitive Experience II Timing and Frequency References
ULTRA High Volume, Cost Sensitive Experience II: Digital Medicine (Sensor per Pill?)

Afternoon: Thrust Session:
BSAC Faculty Research Enablers: In-depth presentations by University of California faculty on promising emerging technologies.

*ATTENDANCE: Open to Members and Non-Members; UC Faculty; BSAC Post-Docs

Thursday March 07 (Closed Sessions*):

All Day Research Review, during which 12 Faculty co-Directors present current, in-progress reports on the most significant of their 120+ BSAC projects in summaries followed by detailed poster sessions.

*ATTENDANCE: Closed session. BSAC Industrial Members and by-Invitation Industry Attendees; BSAC Directors; Affiliated Faculty; BSAC Researchers; NSF and Funding Agencies

Thursday Evening: Awards Banquet honoring the researchers.

*ATTENDANCE: BSAC Industrial Members; By-Invitation Industry Attendees; BSAC Directors; Affiliated Faculty; BSAC Researchers; NSF and Funding Agencies

Friday MorningMar 08 (Members Only*):

Industrial Advisory Board Meeting
Industrial Member organizations discuss and assess Center directions and policy, and provide feedback to the BSAC Directors

*ATTENDANCE: BSAC Industrial Member Points-of-Contact (and attendees from their companies); BSAC co-Directors; NSF personnel.

EARLY BIRD ends Wednesday, February 27, 01:00
♦ BSAC Industrial Members - $300
  Includes admission for all conference events
♦ BSAC Alumni, MIG Members - $325
  Admission to conference on Wednesday, March 06th
♦ Non-Members - $400
  Admission to conference on Wednesday, March 06th