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2019 Programs Catalog

2019 Programs Catalog

Aart de Geus, PhD
Chairman and co-Chief Executive Officer
Synopsys
Lisa Su, PhD
President and CEO
AMD
Gary Dickerson
President and CEO
Applied Materials
Keynotes & Executive Panels Yerba Beuna Theater Tuesday, July 09
9:00am to 4:00pm

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Moscone South Hall, Expo Floor

By co-locating ES Design West with SEMICON West at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, July 9-11, 2019, SEMI brings together the complete electronics supply chain, from design through manufacturing to finished product. Dedicated to the Design and Design Automation Ecosystem™, ES Design West is the only event in North America that connects the electronic systems design community to the electronics supply chain. ES Design West will accelerate conversations, information exchange and collaboration to address common issues, challenges and opportunities that move new electronic products from concept to consumer.

The decision to debut ES Design West in conjunction with SEMICON West 2019 marks an important beginning as the ESD Alliance joins SEMI as a SEMI Strategic Association Partner. ES Design West will showcase design from intellectual property (IP), electronic design automation (EDA), embedded software, design services and design infrastructure including design in the cloud. It also will include a dedicated conference track and a theater on the show floor for presentations and panel discussions.

Your SEMICON West Expo or All In Pass gives you access to it all!

 

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Bob Pearson
Author, Senior Advisor at W2O Group
Adjunct Professor, McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin and Syracuse University
Keynotes & Executive Panels Yerba Buena Theater Wednesday, July 10
9:00am to 9:30am
Dean Kamen
Founder, DEKA Research & Development Corporation
Founder,FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology
Keynotes & Executive Panels Yerba Buena Theater Wednesday, July 10
9:30am to 10:00am
Jeffrey Welser, PhD
Vice President and Lab Director
IBM Research-Almaden
Keynotes & Executive Panels Yerba Beuna Theater Wednesday, July 10
10:00am to 10:30am
Gary Dickerson
President and CEO
Applied Materials
Lisa Su, PhD
President and CEO
AMD
Aart de Geus, PhD
Chairman and co-Chief Executive Officer
Synopsys
Bob Pearson
Author, Senior Advisor at W2O Group
Adjunct Professor, McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin and Syracuse University
Dean Kamen
Founder, DEKA Research & Development Corporation
Founder,FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology
Jeffrey Welser, PhD
Vice President and Lab Director
IBM Research-Almaden
Yerba Beuna Theater Wednesday, July 10
9:00am to 10:30am

Visionaries and Technology Elites deliver keynotes on the advanced chips and computing technologies critical to driving leaps in applications including quantum computing, high-performance computing (HPC) and AI. 

 

Keynotes & Executive Panels

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Smart Design Pavilion Smart Design Pavilion Thursday, July 11
1:30pm to 4:30pm

From DSP and media processing through changing interface standards, SoCs continue to increase in complexity. This session will explore tools and methodologies to develop these complex chips, along with advanced verification methodologies to assure correctness.

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Smart Transportation Pavilion Smart Transportation Pavilion, North Hall Wednesday, July 10
1:30pm to 4:30pm

At the forefront of autonomous vehicle and advanced driver assist system technology, sensors play the key role in providing the state of awareness in and around the vehicle. This session takes a look at the advancements of Automotive Sensors that enable the features of tomorrow’s innovation in an autonomous vehicle, user experience, and safety.

Moderator:
Adrian Koh, Sr. Director, Automotive Business Development, Alpha & Omega Semiconductor

Speakers: 

  • Sanjay Bhandari, PhD, CTO & Sr. VP, mCube
  • Manju Hegde, PhD, CEO & Co-founder, Uhnder
  • Junwei Bao, PhD, CEO & Co-founder, Innovusion
  • Ben Landen, Director of Product, DeepScale
  • Maha Chour, PhD, Founder & CEO, Metawave 
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Smart Transportation Pavilion Smart Transportation Pavilion, North Hall Tuesday, July 09
1:30pm to 4:30pm

What technologies will be needed for Autonomous Driving Vehicles (ADV) to actually drive itself (level 4 & 5)?
Most experts believe this will not be achieved until after 2025. Come learn about ADV technologies from car makers, auto electronic OEM, and their supply chain.

Moderator:
Anthony Le, Sr. Marketing Director, Marconix

Speakers:

  • Scott Jones, Managing Director, KPMG
  • Dr. Leo Wang, Founder Member, Pony.ai
  • Dirk Remde, Vice President, Innovation Center Silicon Valley Continental
  • Angela Suen, Head of Marketing, Fabu 
  • Minatake Kashio, Director, Fomalhaut Techno Solutions
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Smart Manufacturing Pavilion Smart Manufacturing Pavilion, South Hall Tuesday, July 09
1:30pm to 4:30pm

Assess the current guidelines, and activities that are being worked on including recent Standards and best know methods. Also discuss the status of implementation of smart manufacturing technolgies across the wafer processing, packaging, assembly & test, SMT, PCBA and EMS. This will set the stage for the rest of the sessions at sessions at the Smart Manufacturing Pavilion.

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Smart Manufacturing Pavilion Smart Manufacturing Pavilion, South Hall Tuesday, July 09
10:30am to 12:30pm

Data scientist and professionals will get the opportunity to interact with students through an interactive panel bar and activity. Students will also get a chance to network and connect with professionals exhibiting in the Smart Manufacturing Pavilion.

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Smart Design Pavilion Smart Design Pavilion Tuesday, July 09
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Smart Transportation Pavilion Smart Transportation Pavilion, North Hall Wednesday, July 10
10:30am to 12:30pm

As our society becomes more and more conscious of energy conservation and emission’s impact to the environment, automakers and electronics suppliers are following this trend closely ensuring that the right vehicles and relevant technologies are ready for exponential growth.  New and innovative ideas for vehicle electrification have surfaced recently from both established and new players in automotive.  Join us for a session discussing the future trends in vehicle electrification.

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Smart Transportation Pavilion Smart Transportation Pavilion, North Hall Tuesday, July 09
10:30am to 12:30pm

How do you feel about Autonomous Driving Vehicles (ADV)?

Come hear at the Meet the Experts session

  • How governments and cities are regulating and testing the deployment of ADV

  • How ADV are regulated in California 

  • How Sensors will change Smart Cities/Smart Transportation

Moderator
Anthony Le, Sr. Marketing Director, Marconix

Speakers

  • Katie Angotti, Principal Policy Analyst and Autonomous Vehicle Lead, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
  • Peter J Esser, Head of Government Affairs, NXP Semiconductors
  • Bert Kaufman, Head of Corporate & Regulatory Affairs, Zoox
  • Jill North, Innovation Program Manager, City of San Jose
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Smart Design Pavilion Smart Design Pavilion Wednesday, July 10
1:30pm to 4:05pm

Machine Learning, AI, and EDA: From EDA tools to voice and image recognition, machine learning and AI are increasingly important for both the design and the design process. This session will explore the impact on applications and tools.

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Smart Design Pavilion Smart Design Pavilion Tuesday, July 09
10:30am to 12:30pm

As we reach the limits of scaling geometries, this session will explore new ways to continue to increase system functionality while reducing cost and size.​

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Smart Transportation Pavilion Smart Transportation Pavilion, North Hall Thursday, July 11
10:30am to 3:00pm

5G will create a fabric of connected devices from the omnipresent smartphones, laptops, to city infrastructure, autonomous vehicles, and a myriad of other IoT devices.  The speed, scalability, and capacity from 5G will provide every industry and consumer with easy access to AI at the edge wirelessly and conveniently.  Join us for a panel discussion on the role 5G plays in smart transportation.

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Smart Manufacturing Pavilion Smart Manufacturing Pavilion, South Hall Wednesday, July 10
10:30am to 12:30pm

New data transfer and communications such as 5G are being used to increase smart manufacturing processes.  However these new protocols have opened up new security concerns in the fab.  Discussions will focus on taking advantage of these new technolgies while protecting data and information that can impact fab production.

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Smart Design Pavilion Smart Design Pavilion Thursday, July 11
10:30am to 12:30pm

With SoCs increasingly used in critical applications, and more of the system software being integrated onto those chips, hardware and software security becomes increasingly critical for designers. Speakers will discuss security concerns and risks in today’s designs.
 

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Smart Workforce Pavilion Smart Workforce Pavilion Tuesday, July 09
1:30pm to 4:20pm

How do you prepare for a 21st century workforce? This session focuses on how to attract the best talent and how to prepare for a career in microelectronics

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Smart Workforce Pavilion Smart Workforce Pavilion Thursday, July 11
1:30pm to 4:30pm

Do you go for that advanced degree or begin your career? What are those crucial conversations you need to have with your advisor, new boss? Why are your failures as important as your successes? And how do you advance? 

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Smart Workforce Pavilion Smart Workforce Pavilion Tuesday, July 09
10:30am to 12:30pm

Workplace diversity is a complex issue. While data show that diverse teams are most productive, these groups are under-represented in technology. Companies continue their efforts to recruit, promote diverse populations and remove biases in the hiring process. This session will discuss why including a diverse team in any organization is a win-win

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Smart Workforce Pavilion Smart Workforce Pavilion Wednesday, July 10
10:30am to 12:30pm

It's the start of your career. You've worked your entire life to get to this point. This session will focus on how to land that dream job and make yourself stand out to future employers.

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Smart Workforce Pavilion Smart Workforce Pavilion Wednesday, July 10
1:30pm to 4:30pm

Depending upon which stage of career you're in - student, new employee or seasoned industry veteran, mentorship is a crucial component to career success. This session will discuss the key to finding the best mentor, what makes a good mentor, and how mentorship can be fulfilling to both mentor and mentee.

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Smart Workforce Pavilion Smart Workforce Pavilion Thursday, July 11
10:30am to 12:30pm

A strong network is key to advancing in your chosen field.  It's even more important if you are a women.  This session will discuss how to build a network which will allow you to grow and advance into positions of leadership.  

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Smart Manufacturing Pavilion Smart Manufacturing Pavilion, South Hall Thursday, July 11
10:30am to 12:30pm

Packaging, Assembly and Test facilities are rapidly automating and quickly coming up the learning curve with smart manufacturing implementations. This session will discuss the technologies that are currently in use and what is planned for the futre to improve the processes in this segment of the industry.

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Smart Manufacturing Pavilion Smart Manufacturing Pavilion, South Hall Thursday, July 11
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Smart manufacturing is improving the processes on the fab floor and this session will focus on how we can use the same technology to improve overall efficiencises from across the electronic manufacturing supply chain. Experts from other industries will discuss how they are currently applying smart technology to improve supply chain management and logistics.

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Smart Manufacturing Pavilion Smart Manufacturing Pavilion, South Hall Wednesday, July 10
1:30pm to 4:30pm

Discussion on how connecting the fabs, equipment and materials are affecting process efficiencies and yield enhancement. Predicitive maintenance, analysis and digital twins are impacting the futre of the fab floor. Discusions will also address how the increase of digitization and connection in the fab affect IP security.

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Receptions Moscone South, South Terrace, Level 3 Monday, July 08
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Room 301 & 302, Moscone Center South, Level 3 Monday, July 08
1:00pm to 5:00pm

The semiconductor industry is at the cusp of what is widely expected to be a rapid, multi-year expansion cycle powered by new end-markets and growth opportunities in revolutionary technology segments such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Machine Learning, and Autonomous Vehicles.

The SEMI Market Symposium provides a midyear update of trends and drivers shaping these markets for the next three to five years. Geopolitical implications, the slowing of Moore’s Law, and increasing connectivity provide additional context to assess the resulting business opportunities and challenges facing the semiconductor supply chain.

Who should attend:

  • Corporate Executives
  • Startup Founders
  • Venture Capitalists
  • Buy Side and Sell Side Analysts
  • Consulting and Investor Relations Representatives
  • Business Development, Sales & Marketing Professionals

How to Attend:

The SMART Markets, SEMI Market Symposium is included in the All In Pass.  Expo Pass holders can purchase this program for an additional fee of $300.

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CALL FOR SMART MEDTECH DEMOS 

Submit a Smart MedTech Demo Application Today!

The SEMICON WEST MedTech pavilion is an opportunity for companies in the electronics supply chain and product developers in medical technology to showcase their capabilities in this rapidly changing and growing field. From components, devices, and communications to machine learning, diagnostics, and IT systems, semiconductor electronics play a vital role in enabling new applications and health care solutions. MEMS and sensors are playing an increasingly important role as we move rapidly towards personal and at home patient care. So too are flexible and printed electronic solutions for small form-factors, lightweight and unobtrusive mobile applications. Innovation and commercial deployment of these technologies in recent years are providing the tipping point now for the realization of smart medical devices and services that will revolutionize healthcare.

Exhibits from materials providers, device manufacturers, and system integrators populate the pavilion. Subject matter experts will share their insight into early adoption trends, marketing forecasts, and the electronic transformation of healthcare.

INTERACT, ENGAGE & LEARN

Share Your Expertise in the Smart MedTech Meet the Experts Theater

Submit your application for the opportunity to introduce your company’s leading edge or soon-to-be-released products to an audience of experts from all segments of the supply chain. SEMICON West and the Smart MedTech Pavilion will foster collaboration in the manufacturing ecosystem including materials, equipment, services, and devices, especially the sensors and sensor systems. We're looking for new, and innovative product and application demos. There are limited speaker and demo opportunities so please submit your application today. 

TOPICS

Novel Materials and Enabling Technology

Advancements in materials are opening the doors to advanced devices in the Medical Technology arena. Enablers in nano-materials, new dielectrics, printed organics, and ultra-thin wafer technology to name just a few are enabling breakthrough capabilities in sensitivity, flexibility, and mobility. This session will showcase new and emerging materials in the Smart MedTech supply chain.

Fabrication, Functionalization, and Intersection:  MedTech Equipment Sets

From silicon-based MEMS to additive manufacturing processes for flexible electronics, high throughput, reliable fabrication tools are essential for robust device and system manufacturing. Processes employing breakthrough new materials and the intersection of semiconductor fabrication and biochemical functionalization are bringing to bear new challenges and opportunities for tool makers. This session will showcase advanced processing and manufacturing tools for Smart MedTech.

Advanced Processing Tools and Manufacturing​

As medical technology devices become wireless and more compact, sophisticated manufacturing techniques similar to those employed in the microelectronics industry are emerging. Medical devices with the compact, high performance design of top-end consumer wearables, but with extraordinary reliability and clinical accuracy are emerging. This session will showcase new capabilities in the manufacturing arena for clinical tools, tele-med devices, and sensors that promise an advanced and robust supply chain for the medical device market.

Sensors and Connectivity in Medical Devices​

With the IoT of everything, medical devices are no less impacted than autonomous vehicles or consumer devices. Ubiquitous use of sensors and wireless connectivity, robust mobile operation, and the use of artificial intelligent systems to handle profuse amounts of data are common challenges and opportunities. This session will showcase how medical devices are advancing to bring value to the new era of electronics.

Putting it All Together:  Sensor Fusion, HMI, and Environment​

Integration of the elements of a smart sensor system and the management of power efficiency and signal-to-noise presents unique challenges in the Smart MedTech market. Contextual awareness in biochemical systems utilizing a multiplicity of sensors is necessary. And the human-to-machine interface often strays from the conventional audio or display. This session will showcase advancements and unique system considerations for Smart MedTech.

Breakthrough Applications in Healthcare​

The healthcare revolution is marching toward outcome-based, decentralized healthcare, personalized medicine, and a medical community connected like never before. Applications will include telemedicine, the monitoring or cognitive health and treatment response, as well as daily wellness or athletic condition. These application spaces may employ wearable biochemical sensing devices, point-of-care diagnostics, and emergency medical techniques that improve the efficacy of medical professionals across the spectrum of care. This session will explore some of these breakthrough applications and how it will change the way we experience healthcare in the future.

Smart MedTech Demo Application 

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TechTALKS TechTALKS Stage North Tuesday, July 09
10:30am to 12:30pm

There is a great sense of urgency in preparing the supply chain to enable HVM at advanced nodes. Industry standards on how defects are measured on various components and sub-components and on how these results are reported are severely lacking. This is especially alarming when several yield excursions are linked to a wide range of component- and subcomponent-induced defectivity. Furthermore, current component and subcomponent defect traceability lack the rigor for advanced technologies, particularly with regard to detectability, sensitivity, and methodology. In this session, efforts on baseline measurements for critical components, developed under the SEMI Semiconductor Components, Instruments, and Subsystems (SCIS) Technology Community, will be presented. This session will also provide some case studies on how these methods influence component selection utlimately reducing defectivity during manufacturing.

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TechTALKS TechTALKS Stage North Thursday, July 11
10:30am to 12:30pm

With one IC manufacturer having announced it will delay using EUVL until 2021, and another major foundry pivoting away from 7nm, it seems reasonable to take a closer look at the state of advanced lithography and how recent news could impact deployment of different choices as the industry proceeds to 5nm, 3nm, and beyond. Included in the discussion will be the economics issues from a market standpoint. Also of interest is how well the industry can tackle stochastic barriers and address metrology, resist, and mask infrastructure challenges as EUVL is deployed. In the meantime, the industry will continue to need 193i extensions — probably well into 5nm

Speakers: 

  • Tony Yen, ASML 
  • Stephen Renwick, Nikon Research
  • Bryan Kasprowicz, Photronics
  • Rama Ayothi, JSR Micro
  • Sophie Thibaut, TEL
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TechTALKS TechTALKS Stage North Wednesday, July 10
10:30am to 12:30pm

(Co-hosted by the Electronic Packaging Society (EPS) of IEEE ) The electronics industry is serving humanity in unprecedented ways, creating lifestyle, healthcare, transportation, and industrial efficiencies on a global scale. This pattern is not only set to continue, but to dramatically expand through the ascent of artificial intelligence across countless applications, and subsequent migration of big data and data analytics to the cloud. As such, the value-capture in the microelectronics industry is rapidly shifting from Moore’s Law Scaling to Heterogeneous Integration and SiP through Advanced Packaging focusing on systems and market applications. But, how will AI, Cloud and other  emerging applications drive innovation in technology and system integration? And how will technology advancements bring about further disruptions in the market?  

This session will address these burning questions and shed some light on how our ecosystem must evolve to navigate this vast disruptive market landscape, from high performance computing & data centers, autonomous driving, consumer mobility & 5G with particular focus on system hardware integration and products of the future.

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TechTALKS Stage South Tuesday, July 09
2:00pm to 4:00pm

As we reach the limits of scaling geometries, this session will explore new ways to continue to increase system functionality while reducing cost and size.

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TechTALKS TechTALKS Stage South Thursday, July 11
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Since the launch of the commercial video game industry in the 1970’s, hardware and gaming have been inextricably linked. From driving the latest in processing and rendering capabilities to impacting the interactivity of a game through the design of its controllers, hardware and games have had a synergistic relationship that continually pushes each other’s boundaries. In this session, we explore key emerging areas within games—such as AI, VR, and wearables—that both expand the application of hardware to different (and often unexpected) contexts such as healthcare & training; and push its current capabilities.

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TechTALKS Wednesday, July 10
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Session Partner: Quantum Economic Development Consortium (QEDC).

We are entering a new era of technology development for computing, communications, networking and sensing: the quantum era. Leading companies in the semiconductor and information technology space are mobilizing to find ways to harness quantum mechanical phenomena to accelerate computing, communicate more securely, and enable vastly improved navigational and locational services. Realizing this vision—and the huge market opportunities that are on the horizon— requires the coordination of the entire quantum "technology stack". In this session, you will hear from the Quantum Economic Development Consortium, which is the group that brings industry from across the supply chain together to address enabling technology, standards and metrics, and workforce needs and will guide the US government's investment priorities in quantum technology R&D. You will also hear from industry leaders in the rapidly emerging quantum technology industry.

Moderator: Yianni Gamvros, Head of Business Development, QC Ware 

Speakers: 

  • Joe Boz, Executive Director, QEDC
  • Celia Merzbacher, Associate Director, QEDC
  • Matt Johnson, CEO, QC Ware
  • Jay Lowell, Sr. Technical Fellow, Boeing
  • Mark Ritter, Distinguished Research Staff Member and Sr. Manager, IBM
  • Ravi Pillarisetty, Sr. Device Engineer, Intel
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TechTALKS TechTALKS Stage North Wednesday, July 10
2:00pm to 4:30pm

Our morning session focused on the disruptive electronics system landscape, and we will shift gears slightly for our afternoon session. While continuing the theme of AI at the Gate & Cloud at the Edge, this session will take a closer look at technology innovation and collaboration efforts for System in Package (SiP) through Heterogeneous Integration. Consideration will be given our broad ecosystem from design to manufacturing and materials to equipment, with speakers poised to articulate the innovation and collaboration efforts envisioned to respond to the disruptive market and to realize critical value capture for the systems and products of the future. 

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TechTALKS TechTALKS Stage North Tuesday, July 09
2:00pm to 4:00pm

With the increasing complexity of IC architecture, and the continuing evolution towards the need to control each circuit component down to the molecular level, it is becoming essential to define new and/or updated ways to detect, measure and eliminate sources of contamination, ultimately reducing risks and costs for IDM’s. Key topics will include role of particles, impurities and associated analysis, as well as a panel session, allowing attendees to provide direct inquires on all topics.

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TechTALKS TechTALKS Stage South Thursday, July 11
10:30am to 12:30pm

There is no doubt that MEMS and sensors are at the leading edge of double-digit growth in multiple consumer and commercial applications. They are the source of much of the buzz around Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. But what is happening in the design and manufacturing of these devices to keep pace with the industry demand for more innovation, higher integration and volume, lower power and cost, smaller footprints and faster design cycles?  Can this backbone of the supply chain keep pace with the market demand in the next decade? This session will tell us why the answer is yes and how.

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TechTALKS TechTALKS Stage South Wednesday, July 10
10:30am to 12:30pm

Current architectures using 2D packaging and interposer-based solutions may not be sufficient for future high-performance, high-data-bandwidth applications like Artifical Intelligence.  A variety of new ideas like monolithic or nre-monolithic 3D, in-memory processing, neuromorphic and quantum architectures are being studied.  This session presents some of these exciting ideas. 2.5D is today’s best solution, but a “true 3D” system combining logic and memory may be needed for the next quantum leap of performance, particularly for future IoT/AI applications.

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TechTALKS TechTALKS Stage South Tuesday, July 09
10:30am to 12:30pm

 

To take full advantage of Industry 4.0 capabilities, organizations must holistically evaluate their Digital Architecture - from intelligent edge computing to the entire supply chain. It is critical that organizations have a scalable, flexible and secure infrastructure to enable cross-organizational collaboration. With this approach, the successes of smart facilities are leveraged into the successes of a smart organization as a whole.

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TechTALKS TechTALKS Stage North Thursday, July 11
1:30pm to 3:30pm

While the industry continues the work necessary to scale down to 5nm and 3nm in the more traditional ways, there is also significant work being done on the kinds of “scaling” technologies that are needed to move forward, such as 3D ICs. Different chip makers will use whichever methodology matches their customers’ needs and makes economic sense. This session takes a look at the various ways the industry is getting more out of traditional, and not so traditional, scaling. Also covered will be some of the more exotic architectures that could very will be used as the industry goes from 5nm to 3nm, and beyond.

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Moscone North, Room 20 Wednesday, July 10
8:00am to 5:00pm

Test Vision is today's premier 2-day workshop for semiconductor and system test experts, organized with a vision towards the future of test to discuss coming trends, innovations and requirements. It is a highly-anticipated gathering of providers and users of test IP and equipment, all converging to hear and engage with leaders in the field. The conference typically has 100+ participants and is held in conjunction with Semicon West, assuring access to a wide range of expertise and experience. This year’s theme is “Ground Breaking Innovations in Test”

The growth in autonomous driving and the connected “everything” is driving the demand for semiconductors. This trend is putting more pressure on test costs as a result of higher coverage requirements or lower average selling prices. Test must become even smarter to address the increased quality demands, while at the same time remaining economical. Greater computational power coupled with increased analog and sensor content will force changes in test strategies due to more advanced packaging, heterogeneous integration, higher performance analog, and increasing RF complexity. To address those challenges, all the tools in the arsenal must be brought to bear; increasing test instrumentation integration, smarter test strategies, self-test, adaptive test, system level test, and more sophisticated test hardware.

Test Vision Symposium is accepting abtstacts and posters for conisderation.  To submit an abstract, please go to SEMICON West Call for Papers.

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Moscone North, Room 20 Thursday, July 11
8:00am to 4:00pm

Test Vision is today's premier 2-day workshop for semiconductor and system test experts, organized with a vision towards the future of test to discuss coming trends, innovations and requirements. It is a highly-anticipated gathering of providers and users of test IP and equipment, all converging to hear and engage with leaders in the field. The conference typically has 100+ participants and is held in conjunction with Semicon West, assuring access to a wide range of expertise and experience. This year’s theme is “Ground Breaking Innovations in Test”

The growth in autonomous driving and the connected “everything” is driving the demand for semiconductors. This trend is putting more pressure on test costs as a result of higher coverage requirements or lower average selling prices. Test must become even smarter to address the increased quality demands, while at the same time remaining economical. Greater computational power coupled with increased analog and sensor content will force changes in test strategies due to more advanced packaging, heterogeneous integration, higher performance analog, and increasing RF complexity. To address those challenges, all the tools in the arsenal must be brought to bear; increasing test instrumentation integration, smarter test strategies, self-test, adaptive test, system level test, and more sophisticated test hardware.

Test Vision Symposium is accepting abtstacts and posters for conisderation.  To submit an abstract, please go to SEMICON West Call for Papers.

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The 34th edition of the globally established WT | Wearable Technologies Conference Series is THE must-attend event for all decision makers in the industry. The WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2019 USA in San Francisco will guide you through the current status of the wearable market presenting a thrilling conference program, an extensive conference exhibition and networking opportunities with the Who’s Who of the entire WT ecosystem. Since 2006, WT | Wearable Technologies help you set your focus and give guidance for your business and strategy.

Visit the Expo (July 9 & 10 Only)

All attendees are welcome visit the Wearable Technologies exhibits in North Hall. 

Attend the Conference Sessions

SEMICON West and ES Design West attendees can purchase access to the Wearable Technologies Conference for $400 with an All In Pass. 

The Must Attend Event for the Wearable Tech Ecosystem!

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