Imec Technology Forum Brussels Belgium May 25-26
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Imec Technology Forum Brussels Belgium May 25-26

Meet the future. Be a part of it.

May 25-26, Sheraton Brussels Airport Hotel, Brussels, Belgium.


The Imec Technology Forum ( brings together executives from companies and institutes in Asia, Europe and the USA to share their vision of the future and discuss the challenges they are facing in regard to the enabling technologies to realize this vision. The Forum provides a venue for international networking and learning. It is a meeting place for international company leaders from the nanoelectronics, healthcare, energy, wireless communications and embedded systems industries.

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Forum Topics

.  Smart integration for next generation smart systems  

Towards extremely powerful ICs

.  Smart vision and communication systems  

Clever power

Medicine without borders



Semiconductors, core of a sustainable amazing world

(Luc Van den hove, President and CEO, imec)


The smartphone “phenomenon” – a Qualcomm perspective  

(Steve Mollenkopf, Executive Vice President and Group President, Qualcomm)


Technology for GPU/CPU  

(John Y. Chen, Vice President of Technology and Foundry Management, NVIDIA)


Bridging photonics and computing  

(Mario J. Paniccia, Intel Fellow and Director Photonics Lab, Intel)


The New Normal

(Peter Hinssen, Co-Founder, Across Group and CEO, Across Technology)


Innovations for the emerging world: India’s experiences (Vijaya Kumar Ivaturi, Chief Technology Officer, Wipro)


The silicon PV roadmap  

(Richard M. Swanson, President Emeritus, SunPower Corporation)


Overcoming the last barriers to mass adoption of LEDs in illumination

(Jy Bhardwaj, Vice President Technology R&D, Philips Lumileds Lighting Company)


Chilhee Chung, Executive Vice President and General Manager

Semiconductor R&D Center, Samsung Electronics


Jan-Willem Brands, Chief Technology Officer, Barco


Andrew M. Thompson, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Proteus


Sohrab Emami, Chief Architect and Co-Founder, SiBEAM


Technical Presentations

3D integration & its impact on system design  

(Pol Marchal, Principle Scientist, imec)


Semiconductor technology solutions for future smart systems

(Malgorzata Jurczak, Manager of Memory Devices Program, imec)


Pushing lithography to enable ultimate nanoelectronics  

(Geert Vandenberghe, Director Advanced Lithography Program, imec)


NVISION: towards ultimate vision systems  

(Francesco Pessolano, Manager NVision Program, imec)


Agile connectedness for unpredictable networking  

(Wim Van Thillo, Senior Researcher Green Radio Program Line, imec)


Beyond today’s industrial solar cells

(Jörg Horzel, Principal Scientist Solar Cell Technology, imec)


Organic solar cells: an emerging technology facing its challenges

(Tom Aernouts, R&D Team Leader Organic Photovoltaics, imec)


GaN-on-Si HEMTs: a cost effective solution to break the silicon limits in power conversion technology

(Denis Marcon, Development and Reliability Engineer, imec)


Semiconductor technologies in an evolving healthcare landscape  

(Eric Dy, Business Development Manager, imec)


I’d rather be at home if it is all the same to you - Diagnostics and recovery outside the hospital  

(Harmke de Groot, Program Director Ultra-Low Power Wireless and DSP, Holst Centre/imec, NL)


Market Perspective  

(Malcolm Penn, Chairman & CEO, Future Horizons)




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