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MILPITAS, Calif. – August 5, 2020 – With advanced materials a critical enabler of semiconductor growth applications, the stage is set for Strategic Materials Conference (SMC 2020), the premier event offering the latest market insights into drivers of advanced materials in the microelectronics supply chain. A virtual event September 29-October 1, 2020, SMC will highlight opportunities and demand for key enabling materials across the electronics supply chain. SMC registration is now open.

Themed Leading Future Technology Innovations with Materials, SMC will gather top executives and leaders from every segment of semiconductor manufacturing to provide the latest developments in advanced materials including:

  • Economic, Geopolitical and Market Trends
  • Materials Innovation Market Drivers
  • Emerging Materials and Applications
  • Metrology Innovations
  • Advanced Packaging Materials Integration and Challenges
  • Innovative Startup Companies and Venture Capital Investors (New Panel Session)

SMC 2020 Keynotes

Sean Ding, Alibaba

Sean Ding, Chief Technology Officer of IoT
Digitizing the Physical World Enables Digital Transformation

Jun He, TSMC

Jun He, PhD, Head of Corporate Quality and Reliability
A New Era of Supply Chain Collaboration: Driving Socially Responsible Semiconductor

Anand Nambiar, Merck

Anand Nambiar, Global Head, Semiconductor Materials
How the Next Decade of Materials Innovation Will Advance Digital Living 

John Smythe, PhD

John Smythe, PhD, Advanced Technology Lead DMTS
The Power and Limitations of Materials Solutions

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Industry leaders presenting at SMC 2020 include:

  • Alibaba Group
  • AT&S
  • Applied Ventures
  • Ayar Labs
  • BCA Research
  • Carbon
  • El Camino Capital
  • Hilltop Economics
  • IBM TJ Watson Research Center
  • Intel Capital
  • Intel Corporation
  • JSR Micro
  • Kebotix
  • KLA
  • Lyncean Technologies
  • Marvell Semiconductor
  • Onto Innovation
  • OTI Lumionics
  • Samsung Ventures
  • Stanford University
  • TEL
  • TSMC
  • VLSI Research
  • Xilinx

About SEMI

SEMI® connects more than 2,400 member companies and 1.3 million professionals worldwide to advance the technology and business of electronics design and manufacturing. SEMI members are responsible for the innovations in materials, design, equipment, software, devices, and services that enable smarter, faster, more powerful, and more affordable electronic products. Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance), FlexTech, the Fab Owners Alliance (FOA) and the MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG) are SEMI Strategic Technology Communities, defined communities within SEMI focused on specific technologies. Visit to learn more, contact one of our worldwide offices, and connect with SEMI on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Association Contacts

Michael Hall/SEMI
Phone: 1.408.943.7988

Scott Stevens, Cardinal Communications for SEMI Americas
Phone: 1.512.288.4050