SEMI® Global Update - August 2015
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September 17-18
European MEMS Summit 2015
October 6-8
SEMICON Europa 2015
Plastic Electronics Conf
September 1
IPEC (Int'l PE Conference) 2015
September 2-4
SEMICON Taiwan 2015
September 21-24
SEMI Vietnam Business Delegation
September 22-23
Strategic Materials Conference
September 23
SEMI Austin Golf Classic
September 30
SEMI Northeast Forum: Power Electronics Mfg
October 16
SEMI Arizona Forum: Monetizing the IoT
October 15-16
Financial Boot Camp For Non-Financial Prof and Mgrs
October 28
SEMI Texas Fall Outlook: Consumer Elec - Driving Semi Innovation
October 30
SEMI Pacific Northwest Forum: The Future of Moore's Law
ASMC 2016
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Business Delegation to Visit Hanoi in September

Bettina WeissNext month, a SEMI Member Delegation will travel to Hanoi to understand how to establish a business presence in Vietnam. The visit provides a structured but interactive way to find local partners and to learn about the favorable policies available to the technology sector. Participants will meet with the Vietnamese Central Government in Hanoi and with potential partners to discuss opportunities for foreign equipment and materials companies doing business in Vietnam.
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Views from the SEMI and Gartner Market Symposium
By Lara Chamness, SEMI
Analysts gathered to present their views on the current state of the industry. Several key themes emerged including how weakening currency impacts the industry's forecasts, China's $20 billion Industry Fund, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Challenges and Opportunities for China in the Semiconductor Industry
By Allen Lu, president, SEMI China
It is anticipated that new policies will exert a significant influence on China and the entire semiconductor ecosystem.

IRS Monthly Indicator
SEMI market data products/subscriptions are the benchmark in the industry -- data referenced by financial communities around the world. CLICK HERE for more information.

MEMS Summit

Ten Takeaways from SEMICON West 2015
By Paula Doe, SEMI
Impactful topics from IoT, MEMS, Lithography, to disruptive technologies and more featured at SEMICON West 2015.

SEMI European MEMS Summit 2015
MEMS giants to participate in an unprecedented conference and exhibition to explore the future of MEMS and sensors.

Member Insight: Pathfinding Beyond 10nm
One of the biggest challenges of developing the disruptive technologies needed beyond 10nm may be finding workable solutions for navigating the soaring cost and complexity of this pathfinding.

SEMI Board Elections and Leadership Appointments Announced
Two new directors join the SEMI Board of Directors. The 19 voting directors and 11 emeritus directors represent companies from Europe, China, Japan, Korea, North America, and Taiwan.

One MES Platform Across All Manufacturing Operations
Camstar Semiconductor Suite from Siemens PLM Software is an intuitive Manufacturing Execution System (MES) designed for front and backend manufacturing operations that enables rapid growth, speed to market, productivity and process improvements. Learn More.

Challenges for MEMS, Sensors, and Semiconductors
By Bettina Weiss,SEMI
Industry leaders look for commonalities, lessons learned and tried-and-true solutions to tackle some of the more vexing technology challenges in MEMS, sensors, and semiconductors.

Power and Compound Semiconductor Committee Formed
SEMI China announces the establishment of a Power and Compound Semiconductors Committee.

Solving the World's Biggest Problems--Possible with IoT, says Doug Davis of Intel
By Deborah Geiger, SEMI
Doug Davis of Intel presented a keynote at SEMICON West where he stresses that the IoT is a game-changer for almost every part of the economy--"The Internet of Things has the capacity to solve the greatest social and business challenges of our time."


Information Technology Agreement (ITA) Expansion Within Reach
By Taylor Sholler, SEMI
A recent deal involving more than 50 nations cuts tariffs on over 200 ICT products.

US Federal R&D Funding for Small Business
By Jonathan Davis, SEMI
The DOE Office of Science plans to announce a funding opportunity on August 17, 2015, for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs.

Advanced Materials Enable a Connected World
For the "advanced materials"-enabled microelectronics industry, the Strategic Materials Conference is a planning, forecasting, and business development necessity

Silicon Semiconductor - Connecting the community.
The Silicon Semiconductor (SiS) media platform has been at the forefront, guiding the industry for 35 years and covering and reporting on the business, technical and applications of microelectronics issues.

Semiconductor Industry White Paper 2015-2025
By Handel Jones, International Business Strategies
Technology enhancements in the semiconductor industry will be rapid over the next few years, and innovation is not slowing even though the semiconductor industry is maturing.

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