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September 27, 2021 - September 29, 2021

SMC 2019 Conference

Virtual SMC 2020 Event Guide

Virtual SMC 2020 Event Guide



8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Online, Pacific Time,
United States

SMC 2019 Conference

The Strategic Materials Conference—SMC attracts an influential audience from every segment of the semiconductor manufacturing industry. The event offers comprehensive in-depth content and unprecedented networking opportunities for professionals who share common strategic objectives for the extended electronics ecosystem.



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. 

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.


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

  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Chief Technical Officers
  • Presidents
  • Vice-Presidents
  • Academia
  • Consortiums
  • Consultants
  • Engineering
  • Fab Managers
  • Finance
  • General Managers
  • Investment Bank and Financial Services
  • Marketing
  • Market Analysts
  • Product Managers
  • Purchasing
  • Sales
  • Venture Capital

Save $$ with SEMI Membership

SEMI members receive a 25% discount on all sponsorships

Sponsorship Opportunities
Shane Poblete
Tel: +1.202.847.5983

Program Questions
Lin Tso
Tel: +1.408.943.7920



EMD Performance Materials
TEL 170x65


JX Nippon 170x65


Air Liquide 170x65
ASNA 170x65
JSR Micro
Nova 170x65






SMC 2020 Organizing Committee and SEMI Electronic Manufacturing Group (EMG). 

Thank you for contributing your time and expertise to the Strategic Materials Conference. SEMI appreciates your personal commitment to professional excellence.  

EMG Co-Chair  

Kevin D. Peterson | Vice President, Sales and Marketing | JX Nippon Mining and Metals 

EMG Co-Chair  

Wenge Yang, PhD | Vice President, Market Strategy | Entegris 

SMC Co-Chair 

Rozalia Beica | CSO MA | Semiconductor Division at AT&S 

SMC Co-Chair 

Katherine Hutchison, PhD | Executive Director, Head of Technology Strategy and Roadmap | EMD Performance Materials Corporation, a subsidiary of Merck KGaA


Sanjay Malhotra | Senior Director | Applied Materials 

John Cahill | Market Development Manager | Eastman Chemical Company 

Pawitter Mangat, PhD | Director, Global Supplier Quality & Materials Engineering | GLOBALFOUNDRIES 

Ashwani Rawat, PhD | Principal Engineer, Technology Development | Intel Corporation 

Maria Peterson, PhD | Corporate Venturing and Innovation | JSR Micro 

Sam Shahidi | Sr. Product Marketing Manager | KLA 

Camelia Rusu, PhD | Sr. Director Engineering, Emerging Business | Lam Research Corporation 

Mark Thirsk | Managing Partner | Linx Consulting 

John Smythe, PhD | Advanced Technology Lead DMTS | Micron Technology 

Neil Weaver | Vice President, Product Development & Applications Engineering | SEH America, Inc.