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Registration now Open for Industry Strategy and Technology Forum 2007 Co-sponsored by SEAJ/SEMI


Keynote speakers from TSMC and RIKEN, Event Runs September 4 –5, 2007 at Pacifico Yokohama

TOKYO, Japan – July 2 2007 - Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) and Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ) today announced open registration for the co-sponsored event “Industry Strategy and Technology Forum 2007”(ISTF 2007), which will be held September 4–5, 2007 at Pacifico Yokohama in Yokohama, Japan. Those who are interested in attending the event may register at http://www.istf2007.org. Visitors will learn valuable information on current and future semiconductor equipment and materials.

ISTF provides semiconductor and FPD industry professional with the opportunity to obtain comprehensive, up-to-date information on global industry-focused technologies, as well as numerous networking activities. To keep the semiconductor and FPD industries well-informed for future growth, both SEMI and SEAJ are putting significant effort into bringing all elements of the industry into this forum, including device; equipment, parts and materials manufacturers; R&D consortia; colleges; and municipal corporations. This event is the largest of its kind in the world, and is dedicated to offering a forum for valuable and constructive discussion among companies in the industry.

ISTF 2007 is expected to accommodate nearly 2,000 visitors from the semiconductor and FPD industries, and the main theme will be “A new trend of Semiconductor Industry – Diversification of applications and business.” During the first day of the event, there will be a wide range of keynote speeches and business strategy sessions, as well as a networking reception. On the second day, the conference will feature 11 sessions focusing on industry-specific manufacturing technologies, engineering roadmaps, equipment strategies, and FPD and market trends.

Keynote speakers include Mark Liu, senior vice president, Operations II, TSMC and Shun-ichi Amari,. director, Brain Science Institute, RIKEN. Featured speakers in the business strategy sessions include, Shiro Baba, Board Director, executive general manager, System Solution Business Group, Renesas Technology Corp, Toshio Mii, director, Technology Alliances, Semiconductor R&D Center, Systems & Technology Group, IBM, Susumu Sato, president, NEC Yamagata, Ltd., Susumu Kohyama, president and chief executive officer, Covalent Materials Corporation and Toshikazu Umatate, operating officer, general manager of Development Headquarters, Precision Equipment Company, Nikon Corporation will take part in topical panel discussions around the theme “Business model for Japanese logic semiconductor company - How to make most efficient product with profit based on technology.”


Event registration for ISTF 2007 is currently available at the ISTF Web site at http://www.istf2007.org. For more information on ISTF 2007, contact the Event Desk in SEMI Japan(Phone: +81-3-3222-5993, Email: jeventinfo@semi.org)..

Outline of Industry Strategy and Technology Forum(ISTF) 2007

Main Theme:
Date:
Venue
Organized:

A new trend of Semiconductor Industry – Diversification of applications and business
September 4-5, 2007
PACIFICO YOKOHAMA (Yokohama, Japan)
SEMI and SEAJ



Agenda:
Tuesday, September 4

 

9:30-9:45

Welcome Remarks

 

9:45-10:00

Opening Remarks

 

10:00-11:00

Keynote Speech

Shun-ichi Amari, Director, Brain Science Institute, RIKEN

11:00-12:00

Keynote Speech

Mark Liu, Senior Vice President, Operations II, TSMC

13:00-16:00

Business Strategy Session –
“Business model for Japanese logic semiconductor company - How to make most efficient product with profit based on technology.”

 

Speech

Shiro Baba, Board Director, Executive General Manager, System Solution Business Group, Renesas Technology Corp.

 

Speech

Toshio Mii, Director, Technology Alliances, Semiconductor R&D Center, Systems & Technology Group,, IBM

 

Speech

Susumu Sato, President, NEC Yamagata Ltd.

 

Speech

Susumu Kohyama, President and Chief Executive Officer, Covalent Materials Corporation

16:00-17:30

Panel Discussion

 

Moderator -

Hitoshi Shin, Senior Analyst, Managing Director, Equity Research Department, UBS Securities Japan Ltd.

 

Panelists -

Shiro Baba, Board Director, Executive General Manager, System Solution Business Group, Renesas Technology Corp.

   

Toshio Mii, Director, Technology Alliances, Semiconductor R&D Center, Systems & Technology Group,, IBM

   

Susumu Sato , President, NEC Yamagata Ltd.

   

Susumu Kohyama, President and Chief Executive Officer, Covalent Materials Corporation

   

Toshikazu Umatate, Operating Officer, General Manager of Development Headquarters, Precision Equipment Company, NiKon Corporation

     

17:30-19:00

Reception

 

Wednesday, September 5

9:30-12:30

Market Trends Session

13:30-17:10

Application Trends Session

9:30-12:30

System Support Session

13:30-17:00

300mm Fablication Session

9:30-12:30

Emerging Technology Session

9:30-12:30

Assembly and Packaging Session

13:30-16:30

Test Session

9:30-16:30

Wafer Process Session

9:30-16:30

Lithography / Metrology and Inspection Session

9:30-16:30

EHS Session

9:30-17:30

FPD Session

About SEMI

SEMI is a global industry association serving companies that provide equipment, materials and services used to manufacture semiconductors, displays, nano-scaled structures, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and related technologies. SEMI maintains offices in Austin, Beijing, Brussels, Hsinchu, Moscow, San Jose (Calif.), Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.semi.org.

About Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan
Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ, Chairman: Tetsuro Higashi), founded in March 1985, promoted by the major semiconductor equipment manufacturers, is a nationwide organization of semiconductor manufacturing and flat panel display (FPD) panel manufacturing equipment manufacturers and related equipment manufacturers. www.seaj.or.jp>.Association Contact

SEMI Japan

Tel: +81.3.3222.5993

E-Mail:jeventinfo@semi.org