5th SEMI Brussels Forum
Europe’s leading policy event for semiconductor and photovoltaic equipment and materials
23 May – Reception 17:30-21:30
Location: Representation office of the Principality of Asturias, Rue Saint Laurent 36.
Sponsored by Soitec.
24 May – 5th SEMI Brussels Forum
Location: Liaison Agency Flanders-Europe (VLEVA), Kortenberglaan 71.
Registration and Welcome Coffee
Welcome by Carlos Lee, Director General, SEMI Europe
Video by Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Digital Agenda
Keynote by Gabriel M. Crean, Vice-President, CEA. Sherpa of the Chairman of the European Commission Key Enabling Technologies, High Level Group
Keynote by Genevieve Fioraso, Deputy Mayor of Grenoble, Member of the French Parliament
Keynote by Rutger Wijburg, Senior Vice President Front End Operations, NXP Semiconductors
Keynote by Luc Van den hove, CEO, IMEC
Semiconductor Panel: Micro- and Nano-Electronics
The panel will debate on recommendations to ensure the competitiveness of the semiconductor manufacturing industry in Europe, and the importance for critical industries in Europe to retain semiconductor manufacturing expertise. Discussion topic include Global level playing field, labor flexibility, competition, access to finance, fiscal measures, price of energy, impact on the supply chain, skilled labor, efficient IPR system...
Panel Moderator: Heinz Kundert, President, SEMI Europe
1. Alain Astier, Group Vice President, STMicroelectronics (Semiconductor industry)
2. Hans Brugger, Vice President Head of Equipment Engineering, Cassidian Electronics (an EADS Company) (Defense & Space)
3. Michel Catinat, Head of Unit, ICT for Competitiveness and Industrial Innovation, DG Enterprise, European Commission
4. Patricia Ceysens, Member of the Belgian parliament, Chair of the Committee on Economy and Innovation in the Flemish Parliament
Coffee Break sponsored by IMEC
Video by Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner for Climate Change
|Keynote by André-Jacques Auberton-Hervé, CEO, Soitec. Member of the European Commission Key Enabling Technologies High-Level Group |
Solar Panel: Photovoltaic Energy
The panel will debate on the issues and opportunities faced by the European photovoltaic manufacturing industries and supply chain. Discussion topic include Discussion topic include Global level playing field, labor flexibility, competition, access to finance, fiscal measures, price of energy, impact on the supply chain, skilled labor, efficient IPR system...
Closing Remarks by Heinz Kundert, President, SEMI Europe
Lunch Buffet sponsored by Infineon Technologies
Press Talk (on invitation only - reserved for media)
Related Event: IMEC Technology Forum, 25-26 May 2011