SEMICON West Expands to Take on the Extended Supply Chain Forum
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SEMICON West Expands to Take on the Extended Supply Chain Forum

AN JOSE, Calif. — May 9, 2016 — To meet the changing needs of today’s increasingly interconnected supply chain,  SEMICON West has added eight vertically integrated forums to its 2016 lineup. The forums are designed to connect communities of interest, enabling business and technical professionals to collaborate and identify new opportunities. Forums feature technical experts, analysts, and leaders from many of the biggest names in electronics, including Cisco, Intel, and Samsung. To pre-register for SEMICON West, visit by June 3 and save.

A key new addition,  The Extended Supply Chain Forum, will explore strategic issues that impact the entire supply chain, bringing system integrators, designers, engineers, and manufacturers together to share new ways to boost performance and cost-effectiveness. Attendees will connect with suppliers of equipment, materials, and services used to manufacture next-generation products. The forum features three tracks:

1.    IC Design Summit

2.     Analog and New Frontiers

3.    Smart Manufacturing

Seven other forums at SEMICON West 2016 are: Advanced Manufacturing Chain Forum, Advanced Packaging Forum, Test Forum, Sustainable Manufacturing Forum, Silicon Innovation Forum, Flexible Hybrid Electronics Forum, and World of IoT Forum.

The industry is undergoing dramatic changes. SEMICON West 2016 has expanded its technical programming by nearly 40 percent to help attendees keep up with the transformation. The  Extended Supply Chain Forum is free to all attendees, however pre-registration is required. To learn more about this year’s flagship event, visit

About SEMI

SEMI® connects more than 1,900 member companies and more than a quarter-million professionals worldwide to advance the science and business of electronics manufacturing. SEMI members are responsible for the innovations in materials, design, equipment, software, and services that enable smarter, faster, more powerful, and more affordable electronic products. Since 1970, SEMI has built connections that have helped our members grow more profitably, create new markets, and address common industry challenges together. SEMI maintains offices in Bangalore, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Grenoble, Hsinchu, Moscow, San Jose, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit


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