Webinar: Semiconductor Trends and Outlook

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Webinar:  Semiconductor Trends and Outlook

Note:  This webinar has concluded. The next one is schedule for Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.  See http://www.semi.org/en/node/43736 for additional details.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
10:00am Pacific/ 1:00pm Eastern  (Duration: 45 minutes)

The webinar will focus on semiconductor equipment spending trends in relation to fabs and the semiconductor materials market including packaging materials.

Cost:  Free to SEMI Members; $50 for non-members



When Flat is Good
Christian Gregor Dieseldorff, SEMI

The latest data from SEMI's World Fab Forecast will highlight some of the changes in trends for fab spending and fab capacity for 2012 and 2013.  Discussion of equipment spending in 2012 (YoY) and expectations for record equipment spending in 2013.


Trends in the Semiconductor Materials Market
Lara Chamness, SEMI 

After two successive record-breaking years, semiconductor materials suppliers are finding themselves in high demand but how long will it last?  This presentation will discuss recent revenue trends and provide a forecast through 2013 for wafer fab and packaging materials.


Speaker Bios

Christian Gregor Dieseldorff 
Senior Analyst, Director of Market Research, SEMI

Chris has over 25 years background in the semiconductor industry. He earned an engineering degree in Chemistry at the University of Applied Science in the German Alps and began as a process engineer with 4 and 5-inch wafers at Siemens in Munich in 1986.  In 1990 he moved to the U.S. and worked in the Development Alliance team at IBM in Fishkill. During this time he was co-author of multiple patents and patent applications. From 1996 to 1999 he was Engineering Manager and Director of the 300mm Beta line, I300I, at International Sematech in Austin. In 1999 he was the Quality Assurance Manager for Memory and Graphics chips in North America at Infineon in San Jose. In 2001 he joined Strategic Marketing Associates, as Senior Analyst and Director of Market Research for worldwide semiconductor facilities. Since 2007, he has conducted worldwide fab database research and forecasts for SEMI’s Industry Research and Statistics department.

Lara Chamness
Senior Market Analyst Manager, SEMI

Ms. Lara Chamness is responsible for SEMI’s data collection programs for equipment and materials.  This includes the interactions with SEMI’s participating companies, partners and subscribers.  Prior to joining SEMI in 2005, Ms. Chamness worked for Honeywell’s Electronic Materials business in a variety of marketing roles, with the most recent being Marketing Analyst.  Ms. Chamness is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area and has BA/MS degrees in environmental sciences from University of California and a MBA from Santa Clara University. Ms. Chamness has been following the semiconductor industry for twelve years.


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