Transforming Markets, New Applications, New Opportunities
NICE, France ─ 1 February 2016 – At the SEMI Industry Strategy Symposium Europe (SEMI ISS Europe) on 6-8 March, industry experts will delve into the disruptions and opportunities impacting the electronics manufacturing supply chain. Updating the trends, forecasts, and business intelligence for 2016 and beyond, SEMI ISS looks at not just at Europe, but Europe in context of the global markets. This gives senior executives the industry data and perspectives needed to support business decisions, customer strategies, and the pursuit of greater profitability.
As PC and mobile phone markets mature, a new growth engine in smart systems drives an explosion of applications in the Internet of Things (IoT). With market outlooks ranging from 20 to 40 billion connected devices by 2020, volumes and value capture prospects for the industry are beginning to come into focus. This growth drives an avalanche of new applications to meet changing societal needs and challenges with cost-efficient electronic solutions, enabling intelligent mobility, automotive, smart homes, smart cities, smart power, and healthcare.
With a valuable early-year assessment into the industry direction and business conditions, this year’s ISS Europe adds new speakers from Nissan Global Foundation and John Hopkins Medicine among others. A preview of presenters from the diverse ecosystem includes:
- Nissan Global Foundation: Haruyoshi Kumura, vice-chairman
- NXP: Asit Goel, senior VP and GM, Business Line Secure Monitoring & Control
- John Hopkins Medicine: Annastasiah Mudiwa Mhaka, director, Life Sciences
- Intel: Charles Sheridan, head, IoT Systems Research
- Infineon Technologies AG: Arunjai Mittal, member of the Management Board
- ASML: Rob Hartman, director, Strategic Technology Program
- GlobalFoundries: Rutger Wijjburg, senior VP and GM, Fab Management
SEMI is the global industry association serving the electronics manufacturing supply chains. Our 1,900 member companies are the engine of the future, enabling smarter, faster and more economical products that improve our lives. Since 1970, SEMI has been committed to helping members grow more profitably, create new markets and meet common industry challenges. SEMI maintains offices in Bangalore, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Grenoble, Hsinchu, Moscow, San Jose, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.semi.org