450mm Programs at West

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Silicon Wafers – Future Standardization to Enable the Transition
2:30 PM to 5:30 PM - Marriott Marquis


The transition to 450mm manufacturing is accompanied by the development of various standards aimed at achieving cost, efficiency and technology improvements. Some standards are a product of the consensus-based SEMI International Standards program, which has produced over 15 essential 450mm-specific standards to-date.  Additionally, consortia, customers and suppliers organize complementary efforts to align common approaches to transition solutions. Join this program to understand important developments in wafer specifications and new facilities-related considerations for 450mm manufacturing. Materials will be presented by authoritative customers, including Samsung, TSMC, IBM, Intel as well as other expert speakers.






450mm Manufacturing EHS Forum
3:00pm-5:30pm - Marriott Marquis


Among the objective of the 450mm wafer size transition is maintaining or improving the environmental health and safety performance of semiconductor fabrication facilities.  This forum reviews key EHS considerations and direction with updates from customer consortia, facilities planning coordination bodies and leading semiconductor equipment and materials providers.


The challenges and opportunities from an EHS perspective will be explored to prepare participants for the transition.







SEMICON West 2013 Bulls and Bears
3:00pm-5:30pm - The W Hotel


The macro-economic centered session geared for C-level and business development participants. Garner an understanding of financial impacts on the supply chain that the 450mm transition brings.





Thursday, July 11, 2013

SEMICON West 450mm Transition Forum
10:30am-12:30pm - TechXPOT South


Join chip makers, consortia and suppliers for compelling updates on the status of 450 R&D, as well as a review of key technology considerations.




Are You Up on the Latest Information at 450 Central?


450 Central (www.semi.org/450), is a web-based information service to help your organization efficiently transition to 450mm-ready solutions and keep the industry informed of important news and perspectives on 450mm wafer processing.


The Transition Moves Forward



Robert E. Bruck and Mario Abravanel of Intel Corporation make the first public presentation of a fully patterned 450mm silicon wafer at the SEMI Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS) on January 15, 2013.



Other 450mm Activities at SEMICON West


- Discover Exhibitors who have associated products by searching "450mm" in the search box on the online floor plan. Set up meetings with exhibitors by using the "Email" function from their e-Booth.




- The SEMICON West 2013 Executive Panel will address questions surrounding the development and adoption of critical new technologies including 450mm.



SEMI International 450mm Standards


Companies using standards can decrease manufacturing costs, increase reliability and productivity, and access global markets. In addition, standards increase industry efficiency by reducing/eliminating duplication of efforts, defining new markets, and promoting competition by lowering barriers to entry.


Meet with the SEMI Team at SEMICON West to explore how the SEMI 450mm standards can help your organization.




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