Theme for this year - ‘From Consumption to Creation’;
India, Bangalore, January 9, 2014 – India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA), the premier body for the ESDM industry in the country, announced their ninth consecutive annual flagship event, IESA Vision Summit scheduled on February 3 & 4 at the Sheraton, Bangalore. The theme for this year’s Vision Summit 2014 takes a close look at India’s electronics manufacturing story: From Consumption to Creation. The two day event comprising of keynote speeches from industry thought leaders and panel discussions will deep dive into the issues of the ESDM sector like Consumption, Product Innovation and Manufacturing in India.
IESA Vision Summit 2014 features a powerful line-up of industry experts, government officials, strategists, policy makers and business leaders, offering their views and visions on the future of semiconductor and electronics by exploring the trends, challenges, and opportunities shaping the Indian industry.
Mr. Sanjeev Keskar, Chairman, India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) and Managing Director (Sales) PMC-Sierra India said , “While India is globally renowned for its consumption potential, the changing global landscape in electronics design, manufacturing capabilities and cost structures have turned the creation needle towards India. At IESA, we are utilizing the platform of Vision Summit 2014 to take a close look at India’s high-value added electronics manufacturing scenario, and the readiness of the Indian ESDM sector to meet this challenge.
There is very senior participation expected from the Govt of India. Secretary of the Dept. of Electronics and I.T. (DeitY) Sri J Sathyanarayana IAS will inaugurate the Vision Summit. Other prominent government leaders include Member Secretary of the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC) Sri Ajay Shankar IAS, Joint Secretary-DeitY Dr. Ajay Kumar IAS, Director-General of the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) Dr. Omkar Rai, as well as senior officials responsible for formulation and implementation of ESDM policies from various State Governments.
The list of industry speakers reads like the Who’s Who of the global semiconductor and electronics industry. Mr. Mike Splinter, Chairman of the Board of Applied Materials Inc. is the Inaugural Speaker at IESA Vision Summit 2014. Dr. Ronald Black, President & CEO, Rambus Inc. will deliver the opening keynote address. Other confirmed keynote speakers include Dr. Wally Rhines, CEO & Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mentor Graphics Corp., Mr. Joep Van Beurden, CEO, CSR Inc., Mr. Steve Anderson, Senior VP and Worldwide Manager, High-Performance Analog, Texas Instruments Inc., Dr. Sundar Kamath, CTO and Sr. VP at Sanmina Inc., Dr. Siva Sivaram, Sr. VP and CTO of SanDisk Corp. and a host of other luminaries.
Salient features of IESA Vision Summit 2014
- Ninth successive summit
- Two days, over 40 speakers, over 600 industry and government leaders attending, international business delegations, academia, etc
- Focused sessions on sector opportunities, market trends, policy directives
- Exclusive sessions with innovators and entrepreneurs
- Business networking opportunities - one on one meetings
- Technovation Awards function and interaction with the Technovation Awards 2013 winners
The IESA Vision Summit 2013 saw over 550 delegates and high profile speakers. The summit had participation from Japan, UK, USA and Singapore as part of this prestigious event.
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