New for SEMICON West 2016

Business and technology programs are organized into forums to help you connect with your communities of interest.

If you are involved in technical or business leadership, you need the latest industry information. SEMICON West provides you with strategic insights from industry thought leaders to enable you to assess the landscape, identify opportunities, and develop strategic plans. Come to SEMICON West and connect with people in your community, discover what's new, and discuss what it means for your business.

SEMICON West Forums


Extended Supply Chain Forum

  • IC Design Summit
    • Design for Auto
    • Design for Security
  • Analog and New Frontiers
  • Smart Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing Forum

  • Lithography
  • Scaling Challenges
  • MEMS and Sensors
  • Power Electronics
  • Interconnects
  • 2.5D / 3D Integration Technology
  • GaN Devices and Technology
  • Pathfinding Beyond 5nm
  • Compound Semiconductors:  Enabling Next Generation Computing and Communications
  • Materials
  • Resurgence of 200mm Manufacturing
  • 3D Printing:  A New Dimension in Manufacturing




Advanced Packaging Forum

Three days of technical and business sessions exploring what's ahead for assembly and packaging

  • Packaging Photonics
  • Packaging Power
  • Packaging for Flexible Hybrid Electronics
  • SiP (System-in-Package)



Test Forum

Explore strategic issues impacting test.  Participants will hear presentations from industry thought leaders, and engage with test community stakeholders to discuss key issues.

  • Test Vision 2020
  • Test Executive Forum
  • Test Showcase


Sustainable Manufacturing Forum

  • Government Regulatory Compliance for Complex High Tech Products and Elaborate Global Supply Chains

Silicon Innovation Forum

The Silicon Innovation Forum highlights innovative new products, exciting new startup companies and breakthrough research.

  • Hear presentations from start up companies seeking investment capital at the Start Up Forum. 
  • Discover advanced research solutions impacting microelectronics at the Silicon Innovation Research Forum. 
  • Learn about innovative IoT products at the Applications and Enabling Technologies for IoT Forum. 

Flexible Hybrid Electronics Forum

Learn about the exciting new technology of Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE). Encompassing new technologies that include materials scale-up, thinned device processing, device/sensor integrated printing and packaging, system design, and reliability testing and modeling, these devices are expected to provide innovative new approaches for new products such as:

  • Wearable health monitoring for lifestyle and fitness.
  • Medical health monitoring to improve the way health care is managed.
  • Soft robotics for the elderly, disabled or injured.
  • Sensor monitoring for structures, aircraft, or automotive.
  • Light-weight rugged sensors for harsh environments.

World of IoT Forum

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been called the next Industrial Revolution and it is changing the way that all businesses, governments, and consumers interact with the physical world. Over the next five years, nearly $6 trillion will be spent on IoT technologies and solutions. Enterprises are emerging as the leading adopters of IoT solutions to lower operating costs, to increase productivity, and to expand into new markets or develop new product offerings.  

The New World of IoT Forum and Expo is a free, three-day show-within-a-show exhibition and conference that brings together leading global electronics and microelectronics companies at the forefront of the IT explosion in mobility, network-connected devices, and automotive and healthcare applications among others.

At the World of IoT Forum, you will hear from leading suppliers, integrators, and solution providers on topics including: 

  • Technology Trends and Opportunities
  • IoT and IIoT User Case Studies
  • Big Data & Analytics
  • Smart Things
  • M2M and Embedded Computing
  • MEMS and Sensor Manufacturing


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