Smart Manufacturing, Big Data to Highlight ASMC 2018

MILPITAS, Calif.  — March 5, 2018 — SEMI Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference (ASMC 2018) will bring together more than 100 industry experts and feature 35 hours of technical presentations spanning all aspects of semiconductor manufacturing. April 30 – May 3 in Saratoga Springs, New York, ASMC 2018 gathers semiconductor professionals for the latest information on practical applications of advanced manufacturing strategies and methodologies. Registration is now open.

The leading international technical conference for micro-electronics manufacturing innovation, ASMC 2018 features a panel discussion on “Industry 4.0 and the Future of Commercial Semiconductor Device Manufacturing,” a tutorial on “Big Data Analytics and the Smart Factory in Microelectronics Manufacturing” by Prof. James Moyne, University of Michigan, and the event’s popular interactive poster session.

Back by popular demand, the Women in Semiconductors program will highlight the importance of workplace diversity as the global semiconductor industry works to grow its talent pipeline. Held April 30, in conjunction with ASMC 2018, the program is sponsored by Applied Materials, IBM, Nanotronics, TEL and Thermo Fisher Scientific. Registration is complimentary for ASMC attendees. 

ASMC 2018 keynotes will be delivered by:

  • Mukesh V. Khare, Ph.D., IBM Research
  • Anda Mocuta, Ph.D., imec
  • Robert Maire, Semiconductor Advisors

ASMC 2018 technical sessions include:

  • Advanced Process Improvement
  • Advanced Materials and Photonics
  • Advanced Patterning/Design for Manufacturability
  • Advanced Process Control
  • Contamination Free Manufacturing
  • Yield Management
  • Advanced Metrology
  • Defect Inspection
  • Factory Optimization

The conference is co-chaired by Prof. Agnès Roussy, Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne, and Raymond Van Roijen, GLOBALFOUNDRIES

Technical sponsors include: Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE), IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS), and IEEE Electrons Packaging Society (EPS).

Corporate sponsors include: Applied Materials, Applied Seals N.A., BisTEL, COMET, Edwards, Elemental Scientific, GreeneTweed, IBM, Inficon, KLA-Tencor, Levitronix, M+W Group, Mentor Graphics, Nanotronics, NOVA, Odyssey Technical Solutions, Precision Polymer Engineering, Siconnex, TEL, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Valqua America.

For conference details contact Margaret Kindling at mkindling@semi.org or phone 1.202.393.5552. Qualified members of the media should contact Michael Hall (SEMI Public Relations) at mhall@semi.org for media registration information.

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Association Contact

Michael Hall/SEMI
Phone: 1.408.943.7988
Email: mhall@semi.org