Strategic Materials Conference -- SMC 2018

Strategic Materials Conference -- SMC 2018

Tuesday, Sep 25 – Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018
08:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Tuesday, Sep 25, 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.  


Who Should Attend

SMC offers valuable content and unprecedented networking opportunities for semiconductor industry professionals who share common strategic objectives on materials innovation, management, and business success. 

  • Presidents
  • Vice-Presidents
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Engineering
  • Academia
  • Consortiums
  • Marketing
  • Product Managers
  • Purchasing
  • Sales
  • Finance
  • Venture Capital
  • Consultants

 


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, Check-In and Continental Breakfast
8:30–8:35
Welcome Remarks

Dave Anderson
President, SEMI Americas

8:35–8:40
Opening Remarks

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

8:40-9:20
KEYNOTE: Quantum Computing at Google

John Martinis
Research Scientist, Google

9:20–9:40
KEYNOTE: Enabling Big Data: Materials Challenges for Storage and Memory

Richard New
Vice President of Research, Western Digital​

9:40–10:10
Networking Break

SESSION 1: ECONOMICS/MARKET TRENDS

10:10–10:15
Welcome and Introductions

Sanjay Malhotra —SMC Committee Member
Senior Marketing Director, Applied Materials

10:15–10:45
Semiconductor Markets & Cycle

Risto Puhakka
President, VLSI Research

10:45–11:15
Trends in Patterning Materials Engineering

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

 

 

 

11:15–11:45

John Pitzer
Managing Director, Credit Suisse

11:45–12:15
Advanced Packaging Materials: Developments & Markets

E. Jan Vardaman
President, TechSearch International

12:15–1:25

Lunch

SESSION 2: CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITES AT LEADING EDGE NODES

1:25–1:30
Welcome and Introductions

Mansour Moinpour, PhD —SMC Committee Member
MERCK Fellow, EMD Performance Materials

1:30–2:00
ALD Equipment Evolution: Past, Present And Future

Suvi Haukka, PhD
Executive Scientist, ASM Microchemistry

2:00–2:30
Impact of Disruptive Materials and Methods on Fab Operations

John Smythe, PhD
Advanced Technology Lead DMTS, Micron Technology

2:30–3:00
Materials Challenges for Atomic Level Processes Enabling Leading Edge Devices

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 —SMC Committee Member 
Global Director New Business Development, DowDuPont

3:35–4:05
Heterogeneous Integration in Automotive Packaging—Infotainment & ADAS

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

 

4:05–4:35
Advanced Packaging for the Future: Enabling Higher Reliability with Material Innovation

Thomas Beck
Global Product Director Semiconductor, Atotech Group

4:35–5:05
Material Solutions for Heterogeneous Integration

Mike Tsai
North America Technical Service Engineering Manager, Henkel Corporation

5:05–5:30
Heterogeneous Integration Will Maintain the Pace of Progress as CMOS Scaling Slows

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 —SMC Committee Member
Vice President, Sales & Marketing, JX Nippon Mining & Metals and SMC Co-Chair

8:35–9:10
KEYNOTE: The Role of Electronic Materials in the Future Connected World

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

9:10–9:40
KEYNOTE: Role of Next Generation of Sensors and Materials for Autonomous Drive

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 —SMC Committee Member
Managing Partner, Linx Consulting

9:45–10:15
STT-MRAM: Solution for Persistent Memory

Sanjeev Aggarwal
Vice President Technology, Everspin Technologies

10:15–10:45
Networking Break
10:45–11:15
Materials and Process Opportunities to Address Scaling Limitations

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

11:15–11:45
Materials Challenges for III-V and Ge(Sn)-on-Silicon Photonic Devices

Philippe Rodriguez
Research Engineer, Silicon Technologies Division, Advanced Materials Deposition Laboratory, CEA-LETI

11:45–12:15
An Informatics Framework for Materials Optimization and Discovery

Sean Paradiso
Director of Scientific Software Engineering, Citrine Informatics

12:15–1:30
Lunch

SESSION 5: MATERIALS SUPPLY CHAIN EVOLUTION

1:30–1:35
Welcome and Introductions

Kim Arnold —SMC Committee Member
Executive Director, Advanced Packaging, Brewer Science

1:35–2:05
Challenges and Opportunities in Scaling of Advanced Materials

Paul Burlingame
President & CEO, Air Liquide Advanced Materials

2:05–2:35
Material Supply Chain Requirements are Changing and Increasing—Can the IDMs, Direct Suppliers and Indirect Suppliers Come to Agreement?

Kurt Carlsen
President, Carlsen Consultants

2:35–3:05
The Challenges of High Purity in a Commodity Environment

Jay Henderson, PhD
Market Manager, Huntsman Performance Products

 

3:05–3:35
Networking Break

SESSION 6: EXECUTIVE PANEL

3:35–3:50
Welcome and Introductions

Kurt Carlsen —SMC Committee Member
President, Carlsen Consultants

3:50–3:55

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

3:55–4:00

Shaheen Dayal
Vice President, Technology & Manufacturing, Intel

4:00–4:05

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

 

4:05–4:10

Farhang Yazdani 
President & CEO, BroadPak 

4:10–4:50
Panel Discussion and Q&A
4:50–5:00
Closing Remarks: Electronic Materials Group—EMG Chair, Bart Pitcock, Vice President & General Manager, KMG Electronic Chemicals

 

 

 

Agenda as of 9/14/18. Subject to Change

 

SMC 2018 REGISTRATION

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 Members— $650.00
  • Non-Members—​ $810.00

Students: $100.00
Must have a valid Student ID. For student registration code, contact Lin Tso at 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) 

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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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