SEMI Webcast: Preparing for the the Current Global Swine Flu Pandemic – Implications for SEMI Members and Industry Partners (May 2009)

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SEMI Webcast: Responding to the 2009 Global Swine Flu Pandemic – Suggestions for SEMI Members and Industry Partners (May 2009)

Description and Overview

SEMI members and industry partners are concerned about possible impacts of the 2009 global Influenza Pandemic (Swine Flu or H1N1 Flu) for business continuity and preparedness. To address these concerns, SEMI hosted two (2) separate webcasts, which summarized the current Swine Flu pandemic and suggested approaches to respond to it. Both webcasts covered similar content. Information about webcast # 2 is below. Information about webcast # 1 is located on a separate webpage here.

Webcast # 2 – May 11 / 12, 2009

Webcast # 2 took place on May 11 / 12, 2009 and lasted two (2) hours.


Webcast co-sponsors included:

  • SEMI
  • PV Group
  • SESHA – Semiconductor Environmental Safety & Health Association
  • TERF – Technology Emergency Response Forum

Speakers / Moderator

Webcast speakers included:

Speaker biographies are available here. The moderator was:

  • Sanjay Baliga, SEMI


The final agenda is below:

  • 5 Minutes – Welcome and Introductions
  • 20 Minutes – Introduction to Influenza (Aton)
  • 20 Minutes – Threat of Pandemic Influenza (Lassiter)
  • 15 Minutes – Pandemic Planning: Rational Approach (Zude)
  • 20 Minutes – Industry Perspectives on Planning (Clark)
  • 40 Minutes – Question and Answer Session

Presentation Materials

Presentation slides are attached below:

The Webcast was recorded and the electronic file is available for streaming as a Windows Media Player file:

If you would like to download this file to your Windows-based computer, please right click on the link above and “Save Target As…” to your computer hard drive.

More Information

More information about Pandemic Planning (including preparing for the Swine Flu) is located here.

Otherwise, please contact Sanjay Baliga (SEMI Senior Manager in San Jose).

Web Address / Updates

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This page was first created on April 30, 2009. This page was last updated on May 12, 2009.

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