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Milpitas, Calif. — July 29, 2019 — With advanced materials now a critical enabler of semiconductor growth applications, the stage is set for Strategic Materials Conference (SMC 2019), the premier event offering the latest market insights into drivers of advanced materials in the microelectronics supply chain. September 23-25, 2019, in San Jose, Calif., SMC will highlight opportunities and demand for key enabling materials in every segment of the electronics supply chain. SMC 2019 registration is open.

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Themed Year of Transition, Material Opportunities and Challenges, SMC gathers top executives from every segment of semiconductor manufacturing to provide the latest developments in areas of advanced materials including:

  • Economic and Market Trends
  • Silicon and Alternative Substrates
  • More than Moore
  • Emerging Materials and Applications
  • Automotive IC Drives Material Growth
  • Fabs of the Future

SMC 2019 Keynotes

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Dragos Maciuca, PhD, Executive Technical Director, Palo Alto Research and Innovation Center
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Carlos H. Diaz, PhD, Senior Director, Corporate Research
Carlos H. Diaz, PhD, Senior Director, Corporate Research
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Bertrand Loy, President and CEO
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Industry leaders presenting at SMC 2019 also include:

  • Applied Materials
  • Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE)
  • DuPont
  • IBM Research
  • IMEC
  • Intel Corporation
  • Micron Technology
  • ON Semiconductor
  • PowerAmerica
  • Siltronic Corporation
  • Wolfspeed, A Cree Company 

Part of the SEMI Technology Leadership Series of the Americas, this year’s event, at the Double Tree by Hilton, also features exclusive business networking for exploring collaboration opportunities in the extended electronics ecosystem and the pre-conference welcome reception, Monday, September 23, 5:30pm - 7:00pm. More event information is available at SMC 2019.

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

Michael Hall/SEMI
Phone: 1.408.943.7988

Scott Stevens, Cardinal Communications for SEMI Americas
Phone: 1.512.288.4050