Workshop on history of microchips (1960-1980) in Switzerland

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The workshop will be chaired by Hugo Wyss. Invited speaker Prof.F.Pellandini, founder of IMT.

As a follow-up of the Feb.22,2018 celebration of the IEEE Milestone in Neuchâtel, this workshop will collect from early employees of Centre Electronique Horloger SA as well as from IMT of the University historical material, with the aim of publishing a paper at 2019 IEEE Histelcon in Glasgow, Sept.18/19 and to organize an historical event in conjunction with the Micro20 Convention taking place in the fall of 2020 at Microcity Neuchâtel 

  Date and Time




  • Date: 30 Oct 2018
  • Time: 02:30 PM to 06:30 PM
  • All times are (UTC+01:00) Bern
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  • Universite de Neuchâtel
  • 3rd floor
  • Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • Switzerland 2000
  • Building: Rue Abram-Louis Breguet 2
  • Room Number: 3.146

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  • Phone number +41 79 8378347

  • Starts 22 October 2018 07:01 PM
  • Ends 30 October 2018 07:01 PM
  • All times are (UTC+01:00) Bern
  • No Admission Charge


Workshop will take place in room 3.146 of Breguet 2 Building, 3rd floor to the right, from 2:30 - 5.30 pm, with short break at 4 pm

Standing apero will be served to participants in the cafeteria at 1st floor, 5:45-7 pm 

Eventual dinner for those who can stay can be organized at nearby Restaurant du Casino