SEMICON Russia 2015 TechARENA Sessions: Learn about Smart Systems and Semiconductor Optoelectronics

MOSCOW — 22 April 2015 — SEMICON Russia 2015, taking place in Moscow on 16-18 June, will again provide significant insights into the Russian microelectronics landscape, its internal and external markets, competitive technologies and existing and planned capacities.  While the Microelectronics Market Conference takes place on 16 June, the SEMICON Russia Exhibition is scheduled for 17-18 June at Expocentre fairgrounds.  Exhibitors and attendees will have the opportunity to participate in the TechARENA sessions and presentations, which are an integral supplement to the SEMICON tradeshow.

On the first day of the exhibition, 17 June, TechARENA will present its premier conference — the “Smart Systems” session, which will provide an overview of global developments, future applications and markets. The session will focus on building successful cooperation with the Russian companies and funding possibilities, including the situation in the Russian high-tech industry and their challenges and chances.  The Smart Systems Session will unite specialists both from Russia and Europe, creating a unique platform for attendees from all over the world.

Smart Systems Session speakers include: Heinz Kundert, SEMI Europe; Thomas Gessner, Fraunhofer ENAS; Jean-Christophe Eloy, YOLE development; Anatoly Kovalev, Zelenograd Nanotechnology Center; Nikolay Lisay, SRISA; Evgeny Pyatyshev, Saint Petersburg State Polytechnical University; Steffen Kurth, Fraunhofer ENAS, Chemnitz; Alexey Shaporin, Technische Universität Chemnitz; Jürgen Wolf, Fraunhofer ASSID; Victor Luchinin, Center Microtechnology and Diagnostics, LETI; Falk Tischendorf, Layer from BEITEN BURKHARDT; and Torsten Thieme, memsfab GmbH.

Also, as part of the International Year of Light (YIL 2015) proclaimed by the United Nations, on June 18, the last day of the SEMI Moscow event, the “Semiconductor Optoelectronics” session will be held in the TechARENA. The session will present an overview of current trends and future developments in the field of semiconductor optoelectronics technology in Russia. Leading Russian and European experts will talk about the main results of research and development and ongoing projects. Participants will also gain an understanding of the current and potential interaction between Russian and other global players in the industry.

Exhibition attendees have the opportunity to follow the topics discussed by: Sergey Alexandrov, ElTech; Jean-Christophe Eloy, Yole; Arseniy Brykin, Ruselectronics; Oleg Gritsay, NIIIS Lodygina; Maxim Odnoblyudov, Politech University SPb; Alexander Ter-Martirosyan, Semiconductor Devices; Michaelyan Gevork, Inject; and others.

"During SEMICON Russia 2015, we will again provide insight into Russian semiconductor and related market developments, opportunities, technology, challenges, and collaboration, with numerous exhibitors and visitors participating from all over the world. Technical experts and industry leaders will present their latest research results and market updates. The interests of the Russian electronic industry as well as research and technology organizations remain high as they will continue to improve and expand their facilities and enhance their competitiveness. SEMICON Russia is a great opportunity to see industry exhibits and participate in the various market and technology presentations."

Sessions on the TechARENA are free but require pre-registration. For more information about SEMICON Russia 2015, please visit:

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SEMI Russia and CIS: SEMI Russia office was established in 1992 to facilitate mutual business interests between SEMI member companies and the semiconductor industry in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Specific activities undertaken by the Moscow office include organizing trade missions and trade shows, developing a standards program, providing technical and business education programs, locating and identifying investment opportunities, providing technical information, and coordinating business travel.

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