SEOUL, South Korea – November 19, 2019 – With Korea the world’s largest manufacturer of memory semiconductors and leading in 300mm fab construction in 2019, the region is paving the way to SEMICON Korea 2020 as more than 500 companies and 55,000 visitors are expected to gather February 5-7 at the COEX in Seoul for the latest microelectronics developments, innovations and trends powering the next wave of industry growth. Registration for SEMICON Korea, the premier event in Korea for electronics manufacturing, is now open.
Themed Design the Smarter Future and poised to set an event record of more than 2,200 booths, SEMICON Korea 2020 will offer insights into critical industry technologies and issues through programs including:
SEMI Technology Symposium – Experts from academia, research institutions and industry will connect to discuss and advance state-of-the-art technology innovation across six areas: advanced lithography, interconnection, device, etch, CMP and cleaning, and advanced packaging.
AI Summit – AI is powering the next phase of semiconductor industry growth with applications across automotive, manufacturing, and more. Summit attendees will meet industry leaders to discuss new AI collaborations and emerging business opportunities.
MEMS and Sensors Summit – Data acquisition from the edge is essential for IoT and AI to flourish, driving growth of the MEMS and sensor industry. Industry-leading MEMS and sensors companies will share their visions, technology roadmaps and business models for enabling IoT and AI.
SMART Mobility Forum – Innovation promises to revolutionize transportation with the emergence of autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, shared mobility and connected cities. Visionaries will explore the technologies and infrastructure needed to build seamless, sustainable smart mobility systems.
SMART Manufacturing Forum – Manufacturing adaptability is a key enabler of advanced technologies and applications. Industry leaders will gather to explore what’s needed to leverage advanced analytics, improve the use of real-time simulation and cyber-physical systems and better integrate the supply chain to drive greater manufacturing flexibility.
Workforce Development Pavilion – To help the industry solve its critical talent shortage, the pavilion will offer university students interviews with industry experts and tutorials on semiconductor production as the students explore career paths. In the Meet the Experts program, engineers will mentor prospective industry talent. In addition, with a diverse workforce recognized as a competitive advantage, the Women-in-Technology session will gather leaders to discuss how the industry can improve diversity.
SEMICON Korea 2020 will also feature its popular business matching program as device makers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) meet with potential customers and companies from around the world attend to:
- CONNECT to business and technology leaders to uncover new industry relationships
- COLLABORATE with industry experts across the electronics manufacturing supply chain
- INNOVATE to drive new technologies and business
Admission to SEMICON Korea 2020 is free through January 29, 2020, with pre-registration. For more event information, please visit the event homepage.
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 www.semi.org to learn more, contact one of our worldwide offices, and connect with SEMI on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Jaegwan Shim, SEMI Korea