SEMI® Global Update - September 2015
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SEMI Global Update
Event Calendar
 
ASIA
 
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
 
EUROPE
 
September 17-18
European MEMS Summit 2015
 
October 5-7
SEMICON Europa Standards Meetings
 
October 6-8
SEMICON Europa 2015
Plastic Electronics Conf
 
NORTH AMERICA
 
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
 
CALL FOR PAPERS
ASMC 2016
Abstract Due: Nov. 2, 2015

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  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.


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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.


SEMI Supports Congressional Action to Protect Trade Secrets
Legislation is introduced to help combat the loss of hundreds of billions of dollars each year due to the theft of corporate trade secrets.


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


ITPC

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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