Semiconductor 2004 to Highlight Far East Opportunities
(PRWEB) April 7, 2004
The implications of ChinaÂs fast-growing and heavily subsidised semiconductor sector, Security in Silicon, and new business opportunities in compound semiconductors, will be among the key topics for discussion when 250 high-level decision makers from the European semiconductor industry meet at Semiconductor 2004 at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre in Edinburgh on 17 and 18 June.
Now in its fifth year, Semiconductor 2004 is organised by JEMI UK to address the technological and commercial challenges facing the industry. The line-up of speakers for the conference includes Colin Whitehouse, Director of Engineering at CCLRC, one of EuropeÂs largest multidisciplinary research organisations, Dr Ian Underwood, a world authority on microdisplay technology, Malcolm Penn, CEO, Future Horizons, Chris Shire, Business Development Manager, Infineon Technologies UK, Dr AndrÃ© Hawryliw, Managing Director, Compugraphics International, George Pollock, IDC, John Docherty, Agere Systems, and Jean-Christophe Eloy, founder of Yole Developpement, a worldwide leader in market research and strategy consulting for the Mems and compound semiconductor fields.
Neil Francis of Scottish Enterprise, the main sponsor of this yearÂs event commented, ÂScotland is a key European centre for the semiconductor industry, with a strong academic and industrial base, and Scottish Enterprise is committed to supporting the continuing development of the sector. We are delighted to be working in partnership with Semiconductor 2K to ensure the continued success of this key event in the European industry calendar.Â
Other sponsors include the National Microelectronics Institute, IDC, The Epichem Group, Tenon Group, Kratos Analytical, Beer & Partners and European Semiconductor.
More information from: Sheila Devlin-Thorp on 0131 557 4111 or 07759 329457 or Elaine Townsend on 0131 650 7815
Note to Editors:
JEMI UK is the association of manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, materials and services for the Semiconductor manufacturing industry in the UK and Ireland.
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Chris Shire, Business Development Manager, Infineon Technologies UK
ÂSecurity in SiliconÂ
Dr AndrÃ© Hawryliw, Managing Director, Compugraphics International
ÂPhotomask Technology: Truth and Uncertainties, Threats and Realities.Â
Dr Ian Underwood, Director of Strategic Marketing, MicroEmissive Displays
ÂThe Smallest Flat Panel Displays in the World?Â
George Pollock, IDC, ÂFuture Trends in Semiconductor Fabs, Nanotechnology and Flat Panel Display FacilitiesÂ
John Docherty, Agere Systems
Jean-Christophe Eloy, General Manager,Yole Developpement ÂCompound Semiconductors: New Business OpportunitiesÂ
Issued by Sheila Devlin-Thorp at Bizazz PR, PR contractor to Semiconductor 2004
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