Global Semiconductor Alliance Announces Sixteenth Annual Expo & Conference
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Global Semiconductor Alliance Announces Sixteenth Annual Expo & Conference

SAN JOSE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 4, 2009 The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) announces the sixteenth annual GSA Emerging Opportunities Expo & Conference, being held on October 1, 2009, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif. The conference will feature seven keynotes by industry executives addressing emerging opportunities in the semiconductor ecosystem.

In today’s market, innovation has become paramount to the growth and development of new applications leading to emerging opportunities for the semiconductor community. This conference will highlight the pivotal topics at the forefront of the industry including smart grids, cloud computing, 3G wireless gaming, energy harvesting, medical applications, home networking and the innovation business model. The expo will host more than 75 exhibiting companies along with attendees from fabless, IDM, OEM, supplier and service provider companies.

Distinguished keynotes include:

The 2009 platinum sponsors are Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Inc., GlobalFoundries, i2 Technologies and TSMC. Gold sponsors include Mentor Graphics and Siliconaire. Wipro Technologies, Inc. is an Event Program Sponsor, with EDA Café and Inside Chips as media sponsors.

Complimentary registration is available online through September 25, 2009, and on-site registration is $25. For additional information, visit

About GSA:

The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) mission is to accelerate the growth and increase the return on invested capital of the global semiconductor industry by fostering a more effective fabless ecosystem through collaboration, integration and innovation. It addresses the challenges within the supply chain including IP, EDA/design, wafer manufacturing, test and packaging to enable industry-wide solutions. Providing a platform for meaningful global collaboration, the Alliance identifies and articulates market opportunities, encourages and supports entrepreneurship, and provides members with comprehensive and unique market intelligence. Members include companies throughout the supply chain representing 25 countries across the globe.


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