Semiconductor industry executives: Can’t miss events at SEMICON West

June 27, 2011 – Semicon West preview: New microelectronics device architectures and assembly methods are challenging the global semiconductor supply chain from technological and business angles. To maintain profitability and growth in the next 10 years, semiconductor executives must understand and successfully execute lab-to-fab transitions of new technologies.

SEMICON West takes place July 12-14 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA.

When you consider semiconductor equipment and materials roadmaps, think DuPont, ATMI, Lam Research, and KLAC. Executives from these four companies will lead the SEMICON West Executive Summit on July 13. Their focus? Semiconductor manufacturing industry market drivers, political and economic megatrend implications, and public policy. Panelists include Dave Miller, president, DuPont Electronics and Communications; Doug Neugold, chairman, chief executive officer, and president, ATMI; Stephen G. Newberry, chief executive officer and vice chairman, Lam Research; and Richard Wallace, president and chief executive officer, KLA-Tencor.

Is 2011 the year wafer fabs start "walking the walk" with 450mm? The 450mm Transition Forum will feature a review of the R&D initiatives that may lead to fuller implementation of 450mm wafer processing and provide a status of the prevailing challenges for device makers and their suppliers. Panelists include David Bennett, vice president of Alliances, GLOBALFOUNDRIES; Bob Johnson, research vice president, Gartner; Hans Lebon, vice president, Fab and Process Step R&D&M Technology, IMEC; Brian Trafas, chief marketing officer, KLA-Tencor; and David Hemker, vice president, New Product Development, Lam Research.

All registered SEMICON West attendees are encouraged to attend these talks.

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