SEMICON Europa Features 27 Business and Technical Programs


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SEMICON Europa Features 27 Business and Technical Programs

BRUSSELS, Belgium–23 July 2008–Exhibitors will display their manufacturing technologies for semiconductor devices and photovoltaic cells at the SEMICON Europa annual exposition from 7-9 October 2008 at the Messe Stuttgart. SEMICON Europa also features a wide range of business and technical programs in parallel to the exhibition. The SEMICON Europa conferences and programs are divided into four tracks including Semiconductor; Test, Assembly and Advanced Packaging; MEMS/MST; and Photovoltaic.

The newly expanded Semiconductor track, features nine major events including the SEMI Technology Symposium, the twelfth annual Fab Manager’s Forum; Nanotechnologies Workshop; and Plastic Electronic Workshop among others. The SEMI Technology Symposium includes seven sessions focusing on numerous topics ranging from metrology to lithography to new materials.

The Test, Assembly and Advanced Packaging track will feature the 10th European Manufacturing Test Conference on 7 October and the Advanced Packaging Conference on 8-9 October with “Advanced Manufacturing Processing and Materials” and “Embedded Die and Wafer Level Packaging” as main themes.

The MEMS/MST track will highlight the International MEMS/MST Forum, to be held on 6 October with sessions dedicated to processes, packaging, industry and markets.

In the Photovoltaic track, the 4th annual Advanced Photovoltaic Manufacturing Technology Conference will be held on 8-9 October. The focus will be on the solutions, equipment, and the materials that the industry is able to provide to the wafer, cell and module makers in order to become more competitive in the global energy market.

In addition to the main program roster, there will be many other insightful sessions and events at SEMICON Europa including the 2nd annual SEMI Executive Summit; SEMI European Award Reception; SEMI International Standards Awards Reception; SEMICON Europa International Reception; Market Briefing/SEMInvest; Science Park; and the SEMI Technology Arena.

SEMICON Europa also serves as the industry venue to develop Semiconductor, Photovoltaic and MEMS Standards. There are more than 30 SEMI International Standards meetings planned, including workshops and Standards Technical Education Programs (STEP).

Additional information on the SEMICON Europa 2008 exhibition, programs and standards meetings is available on www.semiconeuropa.org or by contacting SEMI Europe: Tel. + 32 22896490. Register before 19 September to benefit of the early-bird prices.

SEMI is the global industry association serving the manufacturing supply chains for the microelectronic, display and photovoltaic industries. SEMI member companies are the engine of the future, enabling smarter, faster and more economical products that improve our lives. Since 1970, SEMI has been committed to helping members grow more profitably, create new markets and meet common industry challenges. SEMI maintains offices in Austin, Beijing, Brussels, Hsinchu, Moscow, San Jose, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.semi.org

SEMI Contact:
Carlos Lee
SEMI Europe
Tel: +32.2.2896497
Email: clee@semi.org
www.semi.org/europe

www.semiconeuropa.org

Editor’s Note:

COMPLETE PROGRAMS SCHEDULE

Semiconductor track

SEMI Technology Symposium on 7-9 October. Includes 7 sessions on:

    1. Metrology, AEC/APC and Yield Management

    2. Energy Conservation

    3. “More than Moore” SC Technologies

    4. Device Architecture & Process Integration

    5. Lithography & Mask Technology

    6. New Materials

    7. Process Steps and Design for Manufacturing

12th Fab Managers Forum on 7 October. Theme: “How to get a lean semiconductor fab fit for purpose, most efficiently running; 200 and 300 mm Prime?”

Nanotechnologies Workshop. Covers EC-funded R&D on Characterisation, process technology and equipment assessment will present 3 sessions: SEA-NET, ANNA and PullNano.

Plastic Electronics Workshop on 8 October. Introduces the big picture and overall market situation on printed/plastic electronics.

SEMI Statistical Guidelines for Ship to Control program on 7 October. Provides training with respect to the philosophy underlying the choice of statistical methodologies and associated rule sets utilized in the Ship to Control standard.

    SEMI EHS Guidelines for Semiconductor Equipment program on 9 October. The objective is to educate the industry on the SEMI S2 and SEMI S8 guidelines.

    Safety of Machinery program on 8 October. The objective is to introduce the IEC 62061 and ISO 13849 standards. This seminar will also be combined with company visits related to safety of machinery and also an extensive social program.

    Issues in Measuring Particles in semiconductor grade liquid chemicals and gases program on 7 October. The objective is to bring together suppliers and end-users to discuss many challenges related to this and to consider potential solutions to address them.

    7th Silicon Wafer Standards Workshop: “Silicon Wafer Trends and Requirements for Photovoltaic and Semiconductor Devices” on 8 October. The workshop aims to inform the semiconductor and photovoltaic communities about future silicon wafer developments and potential standardization needs.

Test, Assembly and Advanced Packaging track

10th European Manufacturing Test Conference on 7 October

Advanced Packaging Conference on 8-9 October with two main sessions on “Advanced Manufacturing Processing & Materials” and on “Embedded Die & Wafer Level Packaging”.

MEMS/MST track

The International MEMS/MST Forum on 6 October. This year’s forum will give an overview on the challenges and opportunities in the MEMS industry. Key players of the industry have been invited to share their perspectives and experiences of the MEMS market. The sessions will be dedicated to four main topics:

    1. MEMS manufacturing industry

    2. MEMS wafer processes

    3. MEMS packaging, inspection & testing

    4. MEMS markets

Photovoltaic track

4th Advanced Photovoltaic Manufacturing Technology Conference on 8-9 October. The focus will be on the solutions, the equipment, and the materials that the industry is able to provide to the wafer, cell and module makers in order to become more competitive in the global energy market.

Other programs at SEMICON Europa

2nd SEMI Executive Summit on 7 October.

SEMI European Award Reception on 7 October.

SEMI International Standards Awards Reception on 7 October.

SEMICON Europa International Reception on 7 October

Market Briefing/SEMInvest on 7 October

Science Park: Pavilion located in Hall 1 featuring leading R&D institutes from Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, …

SEMI Technology Arena: Located in Hall 1 is the forum for exhibitors to present their latest products and innovations. Attendance is free.