Strategic Materials Conference -- SMC 2018

Strategic Materials Conference -- SMC 2018

Monday, Sep 24 – Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018
08:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Monday, Sep 24, 2018 to Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018
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Double Tree by Hilton
2050 Gateway Place
San Jose, California, United States - 95110

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MATERIALS SHAPING THE FUTURE OF ELECTRONICS

The Strategic Materials ConferenceSMC 2018, is two and a half days of information sharing on the latest developments in advanced materials. It Is devoted to materials technology and business drivers in the microelectronics supply chain. SMC is an excellent opportunity to learn and network with industry leaders, experts, and colleagues.

This year's conference theme is “Materials Shaping the Future of Electronics" will delve into what’s driving demand for:

  • New Materials
  • Economic and Market Trends
  • Challenges and Opportunities at Leading Edge Nodes
  • Materials Supply Chain Evolution
  • System, Heterogeneous Integration and Packaging
  • Plus many more topics

The conference attracts a highly influential audience from every segment of the semiconductor manufacturing industry and provides comprehensive in-depth content and unprecedented networking opportunities for professionals who share common strategic objectives for the extended electronics ecosystem.

KEYNOTES

John Martinis Photo 

John Martinis
Research Scientist
Quantum AI

 Rick Hemond, Ph.D 

Rick Hemond, Ph.D
Chief Marketing Officer
Electronics & Imaging Specialty Products Division

 

 

      
 

Richard New
Vice President of Research
Western Digital

  

Ritesh Tyagi
Head of Automotive Innovation Center Silicon Valley

 

 

 

The SEMI Electronic Materials Group—EMG is the backbone of the Strategic Materials Conference— SMC Organizing Committee. Thank you to these committee members for their valuable time and support of the industry. 

SEMI Electronic Materials Group (EMG)

 The SEMI Electronic Materials Group (EMG) is a new collaborative technology community that combines the former Chemical & Gas Manufacturers Group (CGMG), the Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG) and other SEMI member segments to better serve the interests of the $69 billion electronics materials industry. The group is open to SEMI Members involved in materials manufacture, distribution, and services throughout the microelectronics industry.

For more information on the SEMI Electronic Materials Group (EMG) please contact Tom Salmon at tsalmon@semi.org.


Contact

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Shane Poblete
spoblete@semi.org
Tel: +1.202.847.5983
 

PROGRAM QUESTIONS
Lin Tso
ltso@semi.org
Tel: +1.408.943.7920

Monday, September 24

5:30-7:00pm
Welcome Reception

Tuesday, September 25

7:30-8:30am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30–8:35
Welcome Remarks

Dave Anderson
President, SEMI Americas

8:35–8:40
Opening Remarks

Wenge Yang
Vice President, Marketing, Entegris and SMC 2018 Co-Chair

8:40-9:20
KEYNOTE

John Martinis
Research Scientist, Google

9:30–9:50
KEYNOTE

Richard New
Vice President of Research, Western Digital​

9:50–10:20
Networking Break

SESSION 1: ECONOMICS/MARKET TRENDS

10:20–10:25
Welcome and Introductions

Sanjay Malhotra
Senior Marketing Director, Applied Materials

10:25–10:55

Risto Puhakka
President, VLSI Research

10:55–11:25

Regina Freed
Managing Director, Patterning Technology, and Strategy, Applied Materials

 

 

 

11:25–11:55

TBA

11:55–12:25

E. Jan Vardaman
President, TechSearch International

12:25–1:25

Lunch

SESSION 2: CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITES AT LEADING EDGE NODES

1:25–1:30
Welcome and Introductions

Mansour Moinpour, PhD
MERCK Fellow, EMD Performance Materials

1:30–2:00

Suvi Haukka, PhD
Executive Scientist, ASM Microchemistry

2:00–2:30

John Smythe
Advanced Technology Lead DMTS, Micron Technology

2:30–3:00

Ravi Kanjolia, PhD
Chief Technology Officer and Head of R&D, Deposition Materials,
EMD Performance Materials

3:00–3:30
Networking Break

SESSION 3: SYSTEM, HETEROGENEOUS INTEGRATION & PACKAGING

3:30–3:35
Welcome and Introductions

Rozalia Beica
Global Director New Business Development, DowDuPont

3:35–4:05

Klaus J. Pietrczak
Director, Group Technology Strategy, JCET Group

4:05–4:35

Thomas Beck
Global Product Director Semiconductor, Atotech Group

4:35–5:05

Mike Tsai
North America Technical Service Engineering Manager, Henkel Electronic Materials

5:05–5:30

Bill Bottoms
Chairman, Third Millennium Test Solution (3MTS)

5:30–7:00
SMC 2018 Networking Reception

Wednesday, September 26

7:30–8:30am
Continental Breakfast
8:30–8:35
Welcome Remarks

Kevin D. Peterson
Vice President, Sales & Marketing, JX Nippon Mining & Metals and SMC Co-Chair

8:35–9:10
KEYNOTE

Rick Hemond, PhD
Chief Marketing Officer, Electronics & Imaging Specialty Products Division, DowDuPont

9:10–9:40
KEYNOTE

Ritesh Tyagi
Head of Automotive Innovation Center Silicon Valley, Infineon Technologies

SESSION 4: EMERGING MARKETS AND MATERIALS

9:40–9:45
Welcome and Introductions

Mark Thirsk
Managing Partner, Linx Consulting

9:45–10:15

Sanjeev Aggarwal
Vice President Technology, Everspin Technologies

10:15–10:45
Networking Break
10:45–11:15

Gert Leusink
Director Process Technology, Sr. Member Technical Staff, Tokyo Electron

11:15–11:45
Speaker TBA
11:45–12:15

Sean Paradiso
Director of Scientific Software Engineering, Citrine Informatics

12:15–1:30
Lunch

Wednesday, September 26

SESSION 5: MATERIALS SUPPLY CHAIN EVOLUTION

1:30–1:35
Welcome and Introductions

Kim Arnold, Executive Director, Advanced Packaging, Brewer Science

1:35–2:05

Paul Burlingame
President & CEO, Air Liquide Advanced Materials

2:15–2:45

Kurt Carlsen

2:45–3:15

Jay Henderson, PhD
Market Manager, Huntsman

 

3:15–3:45
Networking Break

SESSION 6: EXECUTIVE PANEL

3:45–4:00
Welcome and Introductions

Kurt Carlsen

4:00–4:05

Rick Hemond, PhD
Chief Marketing Officer, Electronics & Imaging Specialty Products Division, DowDuPont

4:05–4:10

Shaheen Dayal
Vice President, Technology & Manufacturing, Intel

4:10–4:15

Volker Braetsch, PhD
Senior Vice President, Global Sales, and Marketing, Siltronic AG

 

4:15–4:20

Farhang Yazdani 
President & CEO, BroadPak 

4:20–5:00
Panel Discussion and Q&A
5:00–5:15
Closing Remarks: Electronic Materials Group—EMG Chair

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda as of 8/10/18. Subject to Change

SMC 2018 REGISTRATION INCLUDES

Full Conference Registration includes:

  • All conference sessions (keynotes, speakers, panel discussions).
  • Two networking receptions (Welcome Reception, SMC 2018 Networking Reception)
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, and breaks)

Airfare and hotel accommodations are NOT included.

REGISTRATION FEE

SEMI MemberEarly-Bird Registration - Before August 31Regular Registration - Starting September 1
 US $550.00US $650.00
Non-MembersUS $710.00US $810.00
Students with Valid IDUS $80.00US $100.00
Student code required.
Contact Lin Tso
ltso@semi.org
  

 

DOUBLETREE HOTEL

DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose
2050 Gateway Place
San Jose, CA 95110

  • A room block has been reserved for September 23 to September 27. DoubleTree Hotel requires a minimum of 2-night stay.
  • Special room rate of $266 per night, Standard King or Single/Double (available until September 9) 

BOOK A ROOM 

NOTES

  • Rooms fill quickly so please register today. The special hotel rates end Sunday, September 9
  • High-speed internet (WiFi) access is included. 

 

 

Thank You to the 2018 Strategic Materials Conference Sponsors
 

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