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 the only premier conference devoted to technology and business drivers of materials in the microelectronics supply chain. SMC is also an excellent opportunity to network with industry leaders, experts, and colleagues.

This year's conference theme is “Materials Shaping the Future of Electronics" which 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 & 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.
 

The SMC 2018 Organizing Committee is pleased to present keynotes from Google and DowDuPont:
 

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

 

      
 
Event Contact
Lin Tso
ltso@semi.org
Tel: +1.408.943.7920

Sponsorship Information
Shane Poblete
spoblete@semi.org
Tel: +1.202.847.5983

 

2018 SMC ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
 

SMC 2018 Co-chair SMC 2018 Co-chair and
*CGMG 2017–2018 Co-chair
 

*CGMG 2017–2018 Co-chair

Wenge Yang
Vice President, Marketing
Entegris

 

Kevin D. Peterson
Director of Sales and Marketing
JX Nippon Mining and Metals

 

Bart Pitcock
Vice President and General Manager
KMG Electronic Chemicals

     

 Committee Members

         

Sanjay Malhotra
Applied Materials

 

Rozalia Beica
DowDuPont

 

Ashwani Rawat
Intel Corporation

 

Mark Thirsk
Linx Consulting

 

John Smythe
Micron Technology

         

Kim Arnold
Brewer Science

 

Jim Hannah
GLOBALFOUNDRIES

 

Maria Peterson
JSR Micro

 

Mansour Moinpour
Merck — EMD
Performance Materials

 

Katherine Hutchison
Versum Materials


Kurt Carlsen

         
         
*SEMI Chemicals and
Gases Manufacturers
Group—CGMG
 

The SMC Organizing Committee is a subcommittee of the SEMI Chemicals and Gases Manufacturers Group. CGMG is a SEMI Special Interest Group comprised of leading manufacturers, producers, packagers and distributors of chemicals and gases used in the microelectronics industry. For over a decade, CGMG has facilitated the development of industry standards, engaged in public policy and regulatory initiatives and education, organized industry events, and other collaborative activities to advance the industries they represent.

 


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: TBA
9:50–10:20
Networking Break

Session 1: Economic / 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

Sophia Chew
Vice President, Marketing and New Business Development, Applied Materials

11:25–11:55

Krish Sankar
Managing Director, Cowan and Company

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, Hetreogenous Integration & Packaging

3:30–3:35
Welcome and Introductions

Rozalia Beica
Global Director New Business Development, DowDuPont

3:35–4:05

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

4:05–4:35

Thomas Beck
Global Product Director Semiconductor, Atotech Group

4:35–5:05

Scott Sikorski, PhD
Vice President of Group Technology Strategy & Product Technology Roadmap, JCET Group

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 Peterson
Director of 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
Speaker TBA
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, Brewer Science

1:35–2:05
Speaker TBA
2:15–2:45

Kurt Carlsen

2:45–3:15
Amit Singhal, Head of Business Management, Electronic Materials, North America, BASF Corporation
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 Corporation 

 

4:20–5:00
Panel Discussion and Q&A
5:00–5:15
Closing Remarks: Chemicals and Gas Manufacturers Group—CGMG Chair

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda as of 6/6/18. 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
  

 

Hotel Accommodations:

DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose

2050 Gateway Place room

San Jose, CA 95110

A block of rooms have been reserved for September 23, 2018 - September 27, 2018. The special room rate of $266 per night, Standard King:  Single/Double will be available only until September 9, 2018

To begin the process, click on "Make A Reservation" below to receive the group's preferred rate. Hotel is pleased to offer complimentary high speed internet (WiFi) access.

To Book a Room via Online:  Make a Reservation

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To Book a Room via Phone:  

 Make a Reservation

  • Call central reservations at 1-800-222-8733  
  • Call Laura Oey-Dehn at 408.437.2810  or email: laura.oey@hilton.com

Important Note:  Guests can call our 24-7 reservations desk at 1-800- 222-8733  to book your room.  

Please reference code: CDTSMC Conference.

Important note:  Hotel will not allow an one night for Tuesday or Wednesday only, Hotel requires minimum of 2 night stay.  Rooms fill quickly so please register by today.

 

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