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September 28, 2020 - September 30, 2020

SMC 2018 Networking 3

 

YEAR OF TRANSITION, MATERIAL OPPORTUNITIES, AND CHALLENGES

The Strategic Materials ConferenceSMC 2019, is two and a half days of information sharing on the latest developments in advanced materials. SMC is the only premiere conference devoted to technology and business drivers of materials in the microelectronics industry. 

It connects key players from the semiconductor industry ecosystem to share insights on the latest developments in advanced materials. SMC 2019 will delve into what’s driving demand for new materials and packaging and discuss how suppliers are responding to problems posed by existing scaling limitations. 

Location

Doubletree by Hilton
2050 Gateway Place
San Jose , CA 95110
United States

SMC 2018 Networking 3

SEMI ELECTRONIC MATERIALS GROUP—EMG

The SEMI Electronic Materials Group—EMG is the backbone of the Strategic Materials Conference—SMC Organizing Committee

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.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

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
  • Presidents
  • Vice-Presidents
  • Academia
  • Consortiums
  • Consultants
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Product Managers
  • Purchasing
  • Sales
  • Venture Capital

CONTACT

Sponsorship Opportunities
Shane Poblete
spoblete@semi.org
Tel: +1.202.847.5983

Program Questions
Lin Tso
ltso@semi.org
Tel: +1.408.943.7920

Agenda

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Welcome Reception

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Welcome, Registration, Check-in & Continental Breakfast

8:30 am - 8:35 am
Dave Anderson, President, SEMI Americas
Dave Anderson
President, SEMI Americas

Welcome Remarks

8:35 am - 8:40 am
Kevin Peterson
SMC Co-chair, EMG Chair
Kevin Peterson
VP Sales & Marketing, JX Nippon Mining & Metals

Opening Remarks

8:40 am - 9:20 am
Dragos Macuica
Dragos Maciuca, PhD
Executive Technical Director, Palo Alto Research and Innovation Center at Ford Motor Company

KEYNOTE — New Vehicle Sensors and Materials

9:20 am - 9:50 am
Carlos H. Diaz
Carlos H. Diaz, PhD
Senior Director, Corporate Research, TSMC

KEYNOTE — On the Essential Constituents for Future Logic Technologies

9:50 am - 10:20 am

Networking Break

Session 1: Economic and Market Trends

10:20 am - 10:25 am
Maria Peterson, PhD
Maria Peterson, PhD
Corporate Venturing and Innovation, JSR Micro

Welcome & Introductions

10:25 am - 10:55 am
Duncan Meldrum
Duncan Meldrum
Chief Economist and Founder, Hilltop Economics

The Economic Cycle Outlook and Semiconductors

10:55 am - 11:25 am
Len Jelinek
Len Jelinek
Senior Director, Semiconductor Manufacturing, IHS Markit

Global Market Trends - Surviving 2019

11:25 am - 11:55 am
Duffy Fischer
Duffy Fischer
Equity Analyst, Barclays

A Wall Street View on the Electronic Materials Space

11:55 am - 12:25 pm
Krish Sankar
Krish Sankar
Managing Director, Cowen and Company

Wall Street’s View on the Cycle and Space

12:25 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch

Session 2: Silicon and Alternative Substrates

1:30 pm - 1:35 pm
Neil Weaver
Vice President, Product Development and Applications Engineering, SEH America

Welcome & Introductions

1:35 pm - 2:05 pm
Mark Thirsk
Mark Thirsk
Managing Partner, Linx Consulting

The Silicon Outlook - Underpinning of the Next Wave

2:05 pm - 2:35 pm
Kevin Lite
Kevin Lite
Director of Applications Technology Americas, Siltronic Corporation

Silicon Wafers in an Age of Diversifying Requirements

2:35 pm - 3:05 pm
Victor Veliadis, PhD
IEEE Fellow
Victor Veliadis, PhD
Executive Director & CTO, PowerAmerica

Accelerating Commercialization of SiC Power Electronics: High Volume Applications and Future Trends

3:05 pm - 3:35 pm

Networking Break

Session 3: More than Moore

3:35 pm - 3:40 pm
Mansour Moinpour, PhD
Mansour Moinpour, PhD
Merck Fellow, EMD Performance Materials

Welcome & Introductions

3:40 pm - 4:10 pm
Sairam Agraharam, PhD
Sairam Agraharam, PhD
Sr. Principal Engineer, Intel

Advanced Packaging for Heterogeneous Integration

4:10 pm - 4:40 pm
Jeff Gambino, PhD
Jeff Gambino, PhD
Senior Process Integration Engineer, ON Semiconductor

CMOS Image Sensors: Challenges and Opportunities

4:40 pm - 5:10 pm
John Hunt
John Hunt
Senior Director, Engineering, Technical Promotion, ASE

Fan Out for Heterogeneous Integration

5:10 pm - 7:10 pm

Networking & Reception

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

Session 4: Emerging Materials and Applications

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

8:30 am - 8:35 am
Rozalia Beica
SMC Co-Chair
Rozalia Beica
Global Director Strategic Marketing, DowDuPont

Welcome & Introductions

8:35 am - 9:05 am
Bertrand Loy
Bertrand Loy
President and CEO, Entegris

KEYNOTE — Semiconductor Industry - Chemical Companies at a Crossroad

9:05 am - 9:35 am
Jeanette M. Garcia, PhD
Jeanette M. Garcia, PhD
Global lead for Quantum Applications, Quantum Chemistry & Science, IBM Research

Expanding Chemistry & Materials Research Through the Use of Quantum Computing

9:35 am - 10:05 am
Quentin Smets
Quentin Smets
Researcher, IMEC

Applications and Challenges for 2D Materials

10:05 am - 10:35 am

Networking Break

Session 5: Automotive IC Drives Material Growth

10:35 am - 10:40 am
Sanjay Malhotra
Sanjay Malhotra
Sr. Director, Applied Materials

Welcome & Introductions

10:40 am - 11:10 am
Tim Wong
Tim Wong
Technical Marketing, Autonomous Vehicles, NVIDIA

Autonomous and Assisted Driving Explained

11:10 am - 11:40 am
Schubert Chu, PhD
Schubert Chu, PhD
VP & Product Unit Head, Applied Materials

Process and Materials Advancements for Automotive Devices

11:40 pm - 12:10 pm
Warren Weeks
Warren Weeks
Vice President & General Manager, Materials, Wolfspeed, A Cree Company

Silicon Carbide (SiC) Enabling Industry Transition to Electric Vehicle

12:10 pm - 1:30 pm

Session 6: Fabs of the Future

1:30 pm - 1:35 pm
Katherine Hutchison, PhD
Katherine Hutchison, PhD
Director of Strategic Marketing, Versum Materials

Welcome and Introductions

1:35 pm - 2:05 pm
Bruce Tufts, PhD
Bruce Tufts, PhD
VP & Director of the Fab Materials Organization, Global Supply Chain (GSC), Intel

Living in Interesting Times: Perspectives on Strategic Materials

2:05 pm - 2:35 pm
John Lepper
John Lepper
Vice President, Global Quality, GLOBALFOUNDRIES

The Increasing Quality Demand in the Future Electronics Industry Value Chain

2:35 pm - 3:05 pm
Mark Slezak
Mark Slezak
President, JSR Micro

Future of the Bottle

3:05 pm - 3:35 pm

Networking Break

Session 7: Executive Panel

3:35 pm - 3:45 pm
Mark Thirsk
Mark Thirsk
Managing Partner, Linx Consulting

Welcome & Introductions

3:45 pm - 3:50 pm
John Hunt
John Hunt
Sr. Director, Engineering, Technical Promotion, ASE

Panelist 1

3:50 pm - 3:55 pm
Peter Trefonas, PhD
Peter Trefonas, PhD
DuPont Fellow, DuPont

Panelist 2

3:55 pm - 4:00 pm
Mike Rosa, PhD
Mike Rosa, PhD
Head of Strategic & Technical Marketing, Applied Materials

Panelist 3

4:00 pm - 4:05 pm
Gurtej Sandhu, PhD
Gurtej Sandhu, PhD
Senior Fellow and Vice President, Technology Development Engineering, Micron Technology

Panelist 4

4:05 pm - 4:45 pm

Panel Discussion, Q&A

Closing Remarks

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Kevin Peterson
SMC Co-chair, EMG Chair
Kevin Peterson
Vice President, Sales & Marketing, JX Nippon Mining & Metals

Closing Remarks

SMC 2019 Registration

Full conference registration includes:

  • All conference sessions
    (keynotes, speakers, panel discussions)
  • Two networking receptions
    (Welcome Reception, SMC 2019 Networking Reception)
  • Meals
    (breakfast, lunch, and breaks)

Regular pricing

  • $650 (members)
  • $810 (non-members)

Early bird pricing ended September 12, 2019

  • $550 (members)
  • $710 (non-members) 

Airfare and hotel accommodations are NOT included.

  • SEMI Members: $650
  • Non-Members:  $810
  • Students: $100
    Must have a valid Student ID. For student registration code, contact Lin Tso at ltso@semi.org.

Cancellations received on or before September 13, 2019 will be fully refunded. After this date, only substitutions will be accepted. Please email your cancellations on company letterhead to Lin Tso at ltso@semi.org. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations (including no-shows) made after September 13, 2019. Substitutes are only accepted with written permission from the original registrant.

Once again, thank you for your order. If you have any questions, please contact Lin Tso at 1.408.943.7920 or email ltso@semi.org.

Travel

Doubletree by Hilton Exterior

DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose
2050 Gateway Place
San Jose, CA 95110

In the heart of Silicon Valley in vibrant San Jose, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Jose is less than a half-mile from San Jose International Airport and 45 minutes from San Francisco International Airport (SFO). This location is just one hour south of San Francisco and north of Monterey/Carmel. Take the complimentary hotel shuttle to and from the airport, and check your flight status or print boarding passes in the hotel lobby. Valet and self-parking are also available at the hotel.

 

 

 

    Our spacious guest rooms, the largest in Silicon Valley at 450 sq. ft., offer room to spread out comfortably. Enjoy contemporary design, spacious layouts with dual vanity sinks, private balconies, and convenient amenities such as wired and wireless internet access and remote guest room printing. Families will appreciate the extra space, along with cribs that are available on request.

    A variety of superb dining experiences are yours at this San Jose hotel, including exquisite steaks and chops at Spencer’s restaurant or decadent sushi at the Sushi Bar. The fitness center, swimming pool and whirlpool offer great facilities for working out and rejuvenation.

    UPDATE: The discounted SMC room block at the DoubleTree is FULL. You may still book a room at the regular rate or book a room at another hotel. 

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    DoubleTree SMC 2019 Special Rate

    A block of rooms was reserved for September 22, 2019, to September 27, 2019. The special room rate of $269 per night for a standard King: Single/Double will be available until September 9, and/or based upon availability.  

    Parking is not included in the room rate. 

    Reduced Daily Self-Parking Rate of $12.00 per day

    Reduced Overnight Self-Parking Rate of $15.00 per night

    Click the link below, or call the 24-7 reservations desk at 1-800-222-8733 to book your room.  Please reference code: CDTSMI Conference.

    Important note:  The hotel will not allow a one-night stay for Tuesday or Wednesday. The hotel requires a minimum of a 2-night stay.

    Rooms fill quickly so register today!

    Doubletree by Hilton Exterior

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