SEMI® Global Update - September 2015
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Event Calendar
September 1
IPEC (Int'l PE Conference)
September 2-4
SEMICON Taiwan 2015
September 21-24
SEMI Vietnam Business Mission 2015
October 14-16
PVTaiwan 2015
September 17-18
European MEMS Summit 2015
October 5-7
SEMICON Europa Standards Meetings
October 6-8
SEMICON Europa 2015
Plastic Electronics Conf
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
October 19-21
Fund of Prod Marketing
October 26
SEMI Professional Development Seminar
October 28
SEMI Texas Fall Outlook: Consumer Electronics
October 28-30
Adv. CMOS Technology
October 30
SEMI Pacific NW Forum: Future of Moore's Law
November 1-4
International Technology Partners Conference
November 1-5
North America Standards Fall 2015 Meetings
November 10-11
The Great Miniaturization: Systems & Packaging
November 10-12
South America Strategy Summit
ASMC 2016
Abstract Due: Nov. 2, 2015




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SEMI South East Asia Brings the Industry Together

Kai Fai Ng The SEMI Vietnam Hanoi Business Mission is on the horizon. With the strong commitment and participation of the key central government agencies, delegates for this event will learn both about the broader picture and the specifics about the planned evolution of the semiconductor ecosystem in Vietnam. Real business opportunities for microelectronics supply chain companies in Vietnam continue to increase.

In addition, SEMI Southeast Asia brings the industry together with a number of other events.

Click here to read more about the Business Mission and other activities in the region.

Kai Fai Ng

Industry Spending Slows but Still Positive
By Christian Dieseldorff, Industry Research & Statistics, SEMI
Semiconductor industry analysts have revised revenue forecasts downward for 2015. At the beginning of year, expectations were 5-8% growth and that now looks unlikely; new predictions are 0-3% growth, a significant slide.

SEMICON Taiwan's Packaging Punch
New records for SEMICON Taiwan -- 20th anniversary, the largest SEMICON in Taiwan ever, a Nobel Prize winner keynoting the Executive Summit, Taiwan's President Ma speaking at the Gala Dinner, and 2015 on track for TSMC to be the world's largest CapEx spender.

IRS Monthly Indicator
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IoT to Generate a $43.5B Semiconductor Business
By Yoichiro Ando, SEMI Japan
Analysts predict IoT will generate a $43.5 billion.

450mm Progress: F450C Panel Update
By Todd Fosler, M+W Group
An update on preparations for the transition from 300mm substrates to 450mm.


Semiconductor Industry Neon Capacity Disruption Continues
By Mike Corbett, Mark Thirsk, Andy Tuan of Linx Consulting
Neon is the latest "commodity" to experience acute supply and demand imbalances, with resulting mufti-fold pricing increases to end-users.

Europe's Secondary Equipment Industry in the Spotlight
By Peter Connock, memsstar; European SEMI SEA SIG
The dramatic shift from the trend for increasingly advanced technology to a vast array and volume of application-based devices presents Europe with a huge opportunity.

Materials for a Smart and Interconnected World
The annual SEMI Strategic Materials Conference focuses on the technology and business drivers of materials in the microelectronics industry.

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Japan Technology Strengths Highlighted at SEMI Member's Day
In August, 246 semiconductor professionals gathered in Tokyo at the annual SEMI Member's Day to network and hear updates from Toshiba, Sony and IBM Japan.

SEMI High Tech U Update
The SEMI Foundation had a busy summer with student programs in Phoenix, Silicon Valley, New York and Korea and a SEMI High Tech U Teacher Edition in New York.

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