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TOKYO – October 1, 2019 – Spanning the entire electronics value chain, SEMICON Japan 2019 will gather industry visionaries to explore strategies for creating an even smarter world as the event sets its sights on the latest developments and trends in robotics, 5G mobile communications, Smart Manufacturing, Smart cars and other Smart applications. December 11-13 at Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo, SEMICON Japan is the largest and most influential exhibition in Japan for the electronics manufacturing supply chain. Registration for SEMICON Japan 2019 is now open.

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Japan supplies one third of semiconductor equipment and more than half of all materials to the global semiconductor manufacturing industry. With Japan in the heart of the semiconductor supply chain, and leading-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and machine learning promising to transform the way we live and work, SEMICON Japan 2019 will focus on how chip advances are Enabling a Smarter World.

SEMICON Japan is the gathering place to connect the people, technologies and businesses across the electronics manufacturing supply chain. Representing segments stretching across the value chain, industry visionaries will present at SEMICON Japan’s SuperTHEATER in seven keynote forums, all with simultaneous English-Japanese translation.

Opening Keynotes

Makiko Eda Photo

Makiko Eda, Chief Representative Officer, World Economic Forum

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Nandan Nayampally Photo

Nandan Nayampally, Vice President and General Manager, Immersive Experience Group, Arm

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Semiconductor Executive Forum

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Terushi Shimizu, Representative Director and President, Sony Semiconductor Solutions

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Atsuyoshi Koike Photo

Atsuyoshi Koike, President, Western Digital Japan

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Manufacturing Innovation Summit

Raman Achutharaman Photo

Raman Achutharaman, Group VP, Head of Strategy for Semiconductor Products, General Manager for Etch Products, Semiconductor Group, Applied Materials

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Ben Tsai Photo

Ben Tsai, CTO, EVP Corporate Alliances, KLA

Kazuo Ushida Photo

Kazuo Ushida, Representative Director and Chairman of the Board, Nikon

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Akihisa Sekiguchi, Deputy Division General Manager, Alliance Strategy GM, Corporate Innovation Division, Tokyo Electron

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Dan Hutcheson, CEO and Chairman, VLSIresearch (moderator)

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Other SEMICON Japan 2019 Program Highlights

  • SMART Connectivity Forum on 5G mobile communication innovations
  • SEMI Market Forum on the semiconductor supply chain market recovery
  • SMART Transportation Forums on the latest autonomous driving technologies and flying car research and development in Japan and the United States
  • SMART Workforce TECH CAMP hackathon presentation

SEMICON Japan Sponsors

  • Platinum sponsors include Disco, Hightec Systems, Hitachi High-Technologies, Screen Semiconductor Solutions, and Tokyo Electron.
  • Gold sponsors include Advantest, Applied Materials, Ebara, JSR, Kokusai Electric, Lam Research, Nikon, Tokyo Seimitsu, and Tokyo Weld.
  • Arena Stage Sponsors include Hitachi Chemical, THK and Tokyo Electron.

For more information and to register, please visit the SEMICON Japan website.

About SEMI
SEMI® connects more than 2,100 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 Association Partners, 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 Contact
Mayumi Amagai
Phone: 81-3-3222-5801