SEMICON Korea 2021 Opens Tomorrow With AI, Sensors, Smart Manufacturing and Talent in the Spotlight

      VLSI's Select Industry News
      1st-Feb-2021    584   

    SEOUL, South Korea — February 2, 2021 SEMICON Korea 2021 Virtual opens tomorrow with cutting-edge innovations in artificial intelligence (AI), smart manufacturing, sustainable manufacturing and sensors for a hyper-connected world in focus. Registration for the February 3-12 online conference is open until Feb. 5.

    SEMICON Korea 2021

    Themed Toward the Hyper-Connected World, SEMICON Korea 2021 will offer the latest microelectronics industry insights and developments during 20 virtual sessions featuring more than 120 experts across critical areas of semiconductor manufacturing including AI, smart manufacturing, design automation, metrology and inspection, test, MEMS and sensors, and sustainability.

    SEMICON Korea 2021 Live Keynotes


    Seon Yong Cha, Head of DRAM Development and Executive Vice President at SK hynix

    Economic, Social, and Environmental Sustainability in Memory

    SK Hynix - Wikipedia


    Luc Van den hove, President and CEO of imec

    Technologies for People in the New Normal

    IMEC - Wikipedia


    Gary E. Dickerson, President and CEO of Applied Materials

    The Next Normal: Innovate Anywhere, Collaborate Everywhere


    SEMICON Korea 2021 On-Demand Programs – Unlimited Viewing Feb. 3-12

    • SEMI Technology Symposium (STS) STS will cover the latest trends and innovations in the next generation of semiconductor technologies including lithography, interconnect, device, etch, contamination-free manufacturing, CMP and packaging.

    • AI Summit AI industry leaders from around the world will share insights into the latest advances in AI software, hardware, design and applications.

    • Design Automation Forum Offered for the first time at SEMICON Korea, the forum will feature EDA and IP solution companies examining key chip design challenges and solutions related to low power, security and miniaturization.

    • Market Trends ForumSEMI and global market research firms including IDC, VLSI Research, Techcet, and Hana Financial Investment will explore the latest impacts of COVID-19 on the semiconductor industry, AI and 5G trends.

    • MEMS & Sensor Summit Leading MEMS and sensors companies will discuss their visions, technology roadmaps and business models for enabling the next wave of advances in IoT, AI and edge computing.

    • Metrology and Inspection (MI) ForumWith devices shrinking to sub-10nm and moving to 3D architectures, metrology and inspection is growing in importance. Nine distinguished speakers will explore MI challenges and solutions in three key areas: Alternative MI, Novel Method and Reliability.

    • Smart Manufacturing ForumSmart manufacturing technologies and applications are critical enablers of the digital transformation. Global smart manufacturing experts will discuss technology trends in areas ranging from hardware to systems.

    • Sustainable Manufacturing Forum Experts, researchers and practitioners will highlight recent innovations, trends, issues and solutions in sustainable manufacturing as the world combats climate change.

    • Test Forum With 5G and AI powering a more connected world, test must become smarter to address rising quality demands while controlling costs. Industry experts will discuss solutions such as highly accurate and flexible instrumentation, smarter strategies, self test, adaptive test, system-level test, and more sophisticated test hardware.

    • Workforce Development Aspiring semiconductor industry talent including university students will connect with engineers for mentoring during Meet the Experts! for help preparing for a career in the industry. Offered for the first time at SEMICON Korea 2021, Women-in-Technology will gather female leaders from SK Telecom, LG Chem, Lam Research, KLA and Merck to provide insights into how companies can improve their diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives to attract more women to the chip industry.

    All SEMICON Korea 2021 virtual conferences are accessible with an All-In Pass for unlimited viewing of on-demand content throughout the event. Register here.

    About SEMI

    SEMI® connects more than 2,400 member companies and 1.3 million professionals worldwide to advance the technology and business of electronics design and manufacturing. SEMI members are responsible for the innovations in materials, design, equipment, software, devices, and services that enable smarter, faster, more powerful, and more affordable electronic products. Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance), FlexTech, the Fab Owners Alliance (FOA) and the MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG) are SEMI Strategic Technology Communities, defined communities within SEMI focused on specific technologies. Visit to learn more, contact one of our worldwide offices, and connect with SEMI on LinkedIn and Twitter.

    Association Contact

    Jaegwan Shim/SEMI
    Phone: 82.02.531.7804

    Views: 584
    Domain: Electronics
    Category: Semiconductors